Gabriele is an open source executive and technologist at heart. He has recently won the Tech Leadership Award at FinTech Futures USA Banking Tech Awards. He spent over 15 years building developer ecosystems to deliver value through open source across Europe and the US. He thrives on driving innovation both contributing to open source communities and joining commercial open source ventures, whether it’s for an early stage tech startup, a Fortune 500 firm or a non profit foundation. Previously Director of Product Management at Alfresco, as Executive Director Gabriele grew the Fintech Open Source Foundation FINOS from the ground up, with the vision of creating a trusted arena for the global financial services industry to innovate faster, leveraging open source as a model of collaboration. Gabriele holds a Master in Computer Engineering, is a Committer for the Apache Software Foundation and advises open source startups. He’s a passionate soccer fan, reggae music connoisseur and special needs dad and advocate wannabe.
Aaron (Grizz) Griswold has a performing arts background, coupled with an MBA from Macquarie Graduate School of Management in Sydney, Australia, and experience running technology companies and conferences.
Before FINOS, Aaron managed web design and development companies, and helped build multiple tech conferences like All Things Open (in the open source space), and ConvergeSE (in the design and developer space). He owned multiple companies in various industries, been a marketing manager for others, and was in the US Army as an infantry paratrooper at the 82nd Airborne Division.
Rob Moffat is a seasoned IT professional living in the UK. Over the last twenty years, he has worked at many of the top-tier investment banks in London on regulatory and transformation IT projects. Most recently he has been an advocate for the Symphony platform and the transformational capabilities of chat bots within finance.
Rob is a staunch advocate of Open Source and works on many open source projects, including the FINOS "Spring Bot" project which he built and contributed whilst working at Deutsche Bank.
Rob holds a Computer Science degree and an MBA and is the author of "Risk-First Software Development"
Win Morgan has a performing arts background growing up in the ballet world, coupled with an International MBA in Marketing & Data Analytics from the Darla Moore School of Business and a JD from the University of South Carolina.
Before FINOS, Win worked in law offices as a law clerk and case coordinator. During his MBA studies he fell in love with the strategy, persuasion and data analytics of marketing and created and analyzed surveys for Fortune 500 companies. He continues to use critical thinking skills and a comfort with rapid-fire questioning developed through the Socratic method of his law school studies.
As Chief Operating Officer, Jane oversees FINOS Strategic initiatives and projects, Member & Community Success activities, and Corporate Operations. She works closely with the FINOS team and FINOS community to promote adoption and curation of business-relevant open source projects across Financial Services. Before joining FINOS, Jane was Managing Director at Credit Suisse, where she was the Global Head of Reference Data Technology Services. In this role, Jane successfully delivered several enterprise-wide transformation initiatives and re-shaped the global operating model of the technology organization. Prior to Credit Suisse, Jane worked in top-tier financial institutions, delivering technology solutions for Trading, Risk Management, and Operations business units. Jane earned her MS in Computer Science at Columbia University and a Bachelor of Arts at Barnard College.
Rimma is a business leader specializing in ecosystem development, fundraising and digital responsibility. She thrives on collaborating with industry stakeholders on purpose-led initiatives which solve problems and leverage human-centric innovation to advance trustworthy technology solutions that deliver business value and social impact.
Previously, Rimma served as Executive Director at Datum Future – a cross-sector ‘do-tank’ advancing a vibrant, people-centered Data Economy; Partnership Development Lead for Data Institutions at the Open Data Institute (ODI) and Head of Partnerships at the Internet Commission.
As the former CEO and Co-Founder of Mobile Ecosystem Forum (MEF), Rimma built the organisation from the ground up and led its rapid expansion across the diverse markets of Africa, Asia, EMEA and the Americas, establishing it as the influential global and cross-sector platform. Throughout 17 years of leading MEF, she collaborated with industry leaders to deliver key partnerships, initiatives and tools to accelerate a trusted and sustainable mobile ecosystem.
In 2018, Rimma won the Trust Leader of the Year at the Know Identity Awards. She was an early supporter of Women Leading in AI and co-founder of mBolden’s UK chapter which championed women in mobile.
Rimma holds an MSc in International Relations from the London School of Economics (LSE) and a BSc in Industrial Relations from Cornell University.
Niamh is based in Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK, and has a wide range of experience within the Marketing and PR industry. From beginning her career in Consumer PR, working with various high profiled clients to moving into the finance and tech world working at Broadridge and most recently, Symphony.
Niamh holds a BA(Hons) in Media, Culture and Communication and a Post-Graduate degree in International Business. She has a passion for travel and experiencing different cultures.
Tosha has spent more than 20 years in financial services and technology working with banks, software companies and start-ups in a wide variety of roles. Leveraging this experience Tosha works across a number of initiatives to promote the Foundation and help our members maximize value from their engagement with FINOS and open source software more generally. Before joining FINOS Tosha co-founded eCo Financial Technology to give banks a new way to source and evaluate software. Prior to that Tosha spent 13 years at Credit Suisse in London and New York where she held a range of technology roles in both Equities and FICC before becoming COO for eFX and then FID eCommerce. Tosha started her career in a Silicon Valley financial technology start-up after earning BAs in Psychology and Mass Communications from the University of California, Berkeley.
Alexandra is a consummate entrepreneur spending the last 15+ years diving into the startup world. Her open source journey began with joining the Symphony Software Foundation (SSF) shortly after its inception in 2016. She worked closely with the Executive Director and built the foundation’s infrastructure by taking point in Finance, HR, Marketing, Facilities and Governing Board management.
When SSF was rebranded in 2018 she was promoted to Chief of Staff of the newly launched Fintech Open Source Foundation (FINOS). FINOS became the trusted arena for the global financial services industry to innovate faster through the model of open source. As the foundation gained momentum, her role expanded to build a much needed Member Success infrastructure.
With FINOS joining the Linux Foundation umbrella, Alexandra’s passion for merging cultures, embracing change, and streamlining systems came into play. Most recently, Alexandra serves as Chief of Staff for both FINOS and the newly launched Linux Foundation Europe, a new entity created to foster regional open collaborations in the European continent and expand the global platform of the Linux Foundation.
Alexandra brings vast operational experience to startups in varying industries such as technology, publishing, training & development, health & fitness, and cryptocurrency. Her specialized background in executive coaching and training, combined with operations and infrastructure, positively influences collaboration and stronger performance at all levels of the start-up organization. She’s an avid gardener, cyclist and lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Eteri Dvalishvili is a Project Manager based out of Brooklyn, New York. In her position at FINOS she works to help the open-source community grow and deliver solutions for the financial services industry.
Prior to joining FINOS she managed nine New York based Neurology offices and brings extensive knowledge on operational and technical leadership as well as problem solving.