OpenFin announced that Adrian Crockett joins the company as Chief Product Officer. Crockett is based in New York and brings vast experience in building innovative products and leading digital transformation within capital markets.
Crockett is co-founder of Pellucid Analytics, an integrated platform that streamlines the creation of investment banking pitch books through functionalities like customizable content libraries and advanced data visualizations. The company was created in 2012 and Crockett served as a CEO until December 2019 when the firm was acquired by a market data vendor.
Before Pellucid, Crockett was head of investment banking strats groups at Credit Suisse and Merrill Lynch, where he managed quantitative corporate finance advisory practices and digital transformation efforts. Prior to that, he served for several years as a Director at Deutsche Bank in the UK after beginning his career in Sydney.
At his new role as Chief Product Officer, Crockett will work with OpenFin’s client base to build the financial industry’s app infrastructure. Companies like Apple and Google develop consumer infrastructure such as operating systems and app stores to enable the mobile experience. OpenFin develops and provides similar infrastructure for financial industry needs and Crockett will be leading the firm’s product development across all offerings.
OpenFin’s ecosystem runs over 1200 applications and is used by the largest financial institutions and vendors in the world.
Adrian Crockett said:
I am incredibly excited to join a firm that has seen so much success and essentially wrote the book on modernizing the financial desktop. Even more thrilling is the opportunity to play a leading role as the company enters its next phase and works to enable digital transformation across the financial services industry.
OpenFin CEO Mazy Dar commented:
Adrian was the ideal candidate for us with an exceptional understanding of enabling digital transformation at a macro level as well as deep expertise in end-user ergonomics and application design at a micro level. We could not be more excited to have him leading our product development.
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