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London 5th June 2018

TDH retains Ian Green as lead Data Scientist and Technology consultant

The Disruption House (TDH), the leading financial technology benchmarking and data analytics business, is delighted to announce Ian Green has been retained as a Lead Data Scientist and Technology consultant. Ian will be working closely with co-founders, Rupert Bull and Chris Corson, in an expert advisory capacity and his primary responsibilities include further development of the TDH benchmarking and performance tracking platform and introducing data science into the TDH Scorecard assessment process.

Ian brings a rare combination of deep technical and business understanding, having held numerous roles centred on the mathematics and technology of trading and risk management. He has held senior positions in both banking and financial technology companies, spending over 15 years working for Credit Suisse (CS) in London, initially as Head of Equities IT and latterly as Global Head of Fixed Income eCommerce. Ian held this position for over four years, before returning to the software community, founding the eCo Financial Technology company in November 2013. Prior to CS, Ian worked at SunGard where he developed the Panorama portfolio analysis business line. Ian graduated from the University of Warwick with First Class Honours in Mathematics and in June 2014 he was featured in the ’40 Leaders in Fintech’ list.

Ian comments. ‘I have been closely aligned with TDH since its inception and am delighted to extend the relationship to setting the direction for TDH in Data Science and Technology. Our shared vision is to deliver a layered platform that caters to the needs of both technology suppliers and financial services firms. There is a real opportunity to combine the knowledge of experienced practitioners with smart approaches to data so that users of software can explore new, alternative suppliers with reduced risk.”

Rupert Bull, CEO concludes. “Following our successful fund raising exercise we are now investing significant resources in our team and technology to better serve the needs of our clients, and are delighted to have engaged the services of Ian. Not only is he absolutely the right man for the job when it comes to understanding how to apply technology to solve challenging problems, but he also adds unique insights into the specialist needs of both the vendor and financial firms, which is unrivalled in the industry. We are rapidly becoming an important conduit for the financial firms wishing to engage with new and innovative technologies and vice versa, and are very encouraged by our successes to date. The next six months is all about extending our portfolio of specialist services, having a talented and respected individual such as Ian on board will enable us to realise our delivery goals.”

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About The Disruption House

The Disruption House is a specialist benchmarking and data analytics business for early stage and developing financial services technology providers. The firm was founded by Rupert Bull and Chris Corson based on their experiences and insights, as entrepreneurs and bankers, into the challenges that both new ventures and established organisations have around identifying and engaging with each other. Rupert has over 25 years’ experience in the international Fintech world and was a founding member of the highly successful Expand Research company which was acquired by the Boston Consulting Group in 2011. Chris has over 23 years banking experience at Credit Suisse and as a senior Managing Director and head of the Emerging Markets business globally. He was also a member of the management team for the Global Fixed Income business.

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