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Introducing our new Sr. Director of Marketing, Kenny DeMeo

September 10, 2021
It is our pleasure to announce the appointment of Kenny DeMeo as Sr. Director of Marketing. As a key member of the leadership team, Kenny will oversee FINOS’s marketing and branding efforts and shape strategies to expand and amplify FINOS’s standing as the premier foundation for open source collaboration in financial services
 

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Kenny is a professional marketeer. He’s worked with Fortune 100 businesses, global financial services organizations, financial cloud-based proprietary and open contributory consortium technology providers, and international business intelligence and advanced data analytic leaders to achieve strategic marketing goals.

In this role, Kenny’s primary focus will be to grow the maturity of the FINOS messaging,  strategy, and execution, primarily as it relates to corporate engagement,  to continue growing our membership base, and more broadly, adoption of and contribution of open-source projects in the financial services industry. He will be based in New York and report directly to Executive Director Gabriele Columbro.

“I am delighted to welcome Kenny to FINOS,” Executive Director Gabriele Columbro said. “His deep ​financial ​experience and impressive accomplishments across his career reflect his abilities as an innovative and impactful leader. Kenny appreciates all that FINOS has already achieved. I am excited by the leadership he will bring to building on FINOS’s compelling story in ways that connect and inspire a wide range of audiences and advance our mission by educating financial firms of open-source advantages, the power of becoming a strategic contributor, and promoting the business value of collaboration.”

Kenny’s proven success leading global technology brands will support FINOS’s continued growth, leadership, and mission to promote open innovation in financial services. As we continue to penetrate across organizations, this new role also reflects the priority we place on fostering, sharing, and engaging on open-source software, standards, and best practices our diverse community addresses each day to solve industry challenges, drive innovation and bring even more visibility to the progress we’re making.

​Please join us in welcoming Kenny (kenny@finos.org or on Slack)!

 

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