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New York, London and Singapore – September 24, 2020 – ComplyAdvantage, a global technology company transforming data risk management and financial crime detection, today announced the appointment of Richard Orme as Chief Technology Officer and Anna Keren as VP of Technology as the company continues to invest in the development of its industry-leading AML risk data solutions. Orme and Keren follow a series of appointments to the executive team composed of leading technology experts with deep expertise in fintech, financial services and data management.
Orme has over 20 years of experience delivering global industry leading technology building SaaS platforms and AI-led product features. Prior to ComplyAdvantage, he was Group CTO of the market leading 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 utilizes machine learning and natural language processing to detect, analyze, and categorize millions of risk events around the world. 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 commented.
Further strengthening the investment in top talent, is the appointment of Anna Keren as VP of Technology. Former Babylon Health and Funding Circle UK Engineering lead, Keren brings a deep understanding of software engineering and will be responsible for scaling and evolving the suite of products to drive improved user experiences.
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. It was also recently recognized by financial services and technology research firms, Celent and Chartis, in separate industry leading studies, as a leading provider of AML risk data and financial risk management solutions.
“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. As highlighted by the recently leaked FinCEN Files, money laundering continues to be a major problem worldwide,” said Charles Delingpole, Founder and CEO of ComplyAdvantage. “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.”
ComplyAdvantage is the financial industry’s leading source of AI-driven financial crime risk data and detection technology. ComplyAdvantage’s mission is to neutralize the risk of money laundering, terrorist financing, corruption, and other financial crime. More than 500 enterprises in 75 countries rely on ComplyAdvantage to understand the risk of who they’re doing business with through the world’s only global, real-time database of people and companies. The company actively identifies tens of thousands of risk events from millions of structured and unstructured data points every single day. ComplyAdvantage has four global hubs located in New York, London, Singapore and Cluj-Napoca and is backed by Ontario Teachers’, Index Ventures and Balderton Capital.