ComplyAdvantage Appoints CTO and Technology VP
Posted on September 25, 2020 by Alistair Hardaker
UK-headquartered data and risk management firm ComplyAdvantage has appointed of Richard Orme as Chief Technology Officer and Anna Keren as VP of Technology.
Orme and Keren follow a series of appointments to the executive team composed of technology experts with expertise in FinTech, financial services and data management.
Orme brings over 20 years of experience delivering global technology building SaaS platforms and AI-led product features.
Prior to ComplyAdvantage, he was Group CTO of the online photo printing company Photobox Group and worked across the company’s family of five brands, including Moonpig.com.
As CTO for ComplyAdvantage, Orme will focus on the development of scalable and secure data infrastructure that utilises machine learning and natural language processing to detect, analyze, and categorize millions of risk events.
Orme joins as a leader of an innovative team that continues to push the boundaries of AML risk data and detection technology.
“ComplyAdvantage has a compelling vision and a culture of innovation that is inspiring. I cannot wait to work alongside the outstanding talent we have in our organization. There are very few applications where machine learning is used to solve societal problems of this scale and I’m humbled to be part of the solution,” Orme said.
Former Babylon Health and Funding Circle UK Engineering lead Keren brings understanding of software engineering and will be responsible for scaling and evolving the suite of products.
These appointments come on the tail of significant momentum for ComplyAdvantage. The company was honored as a Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum in June, raised its Series C funding round of $50 million in July, and announced the addition of Elizabeth Bramlage as CMO and Vatsa Narasimha as a new board member in August.
“We continue to accelerate the development of our industry-leading data and suite of products to serve the world’s largest institutions with diverse clients and complex risk exposure,” said Charles Delingpole, Founder and CEO of ComplyAdvantage.
As highlighted by the recently leaked FinCEN Files, money laundering continues to be a major problem worldwide.”
“We’re incredibly excited to have Richard and Anna on board to lead our technology team, a group of highly talented individuals dedicated to our mission of eliminating financial crime across the globe.”