Tej Sidhu to drive low-code platform technology strategy and lead 200-person global technology team at Genesis
MIAMI, November 7, 2022 – Genesis Global, the low-code application development platform purpose-built for financial markets organizations, today announced Tej Sidhu as Chief Technology Officer. Sidhu reports to CEO, Stephen Murphy.
He brings to Genesis deep experience developing technology strategy and leading multi-national technology development teams in rapidly-growing fintech companies. Sidhu will direct technology strategy for the Genesis low-code platform and will help drive the company’s mission to accelerate innovation in financial markets. He will lead more than 200 developers and technologists at Genesis.
James Harrison, co-founder of Genesis and CTO since 2015, will now focus on engaging with Genesis’ largest clients as they make the Genesis platform a cornerstone of their technology strategies.
“These appointments are important steps in our growth story,” said Stephen Murphy, co-founder and CEO at Genesis Global. “Tej will propel our platform strategy and lead our global technology team as Genesis becomes the foundation of software development throughout financial markets. James’ technical and industry expertise makes him the perfect evangelist for our low-code platform and uniquely-suited to expanding our relationships throughout the market.”
“I am thrilled to be a part of the Genesis mission to transform software development in financial markets,” said Tej Sidhu, CTO at Genesis Global. “The Genesis platform accelerates the innovative potential of developers, making Genesis a unique partner for banks, asset managers and others in the industry that want to realize the customization, control and other benefits of in house builds with new levels of efficiency and speed.”
“With the Genesis platform already proven in the most demanding financial services environments, I am excited to get even more engaged with our clients and the industry to help them accelerate technology innovation,” said James Harrison, co-founder at Genesis Global. “The capability in our platform enables business leaders and software developers to transcend the buy versus build dilemmas that impede digital transformation and growth.”
Sidhu was CTO and head of R&D at Calypso (now Adenza), a leader in trading, risk management and post-trade processing solutions for the capital markets, for 16 years. At Calypso, he oversaw growth and modernization of the platform and pivoted the company’s technology strategy in response to the global financial crisis in 2008. In the last year, Sidhu was CTO at Umba, an Africa-focused digital bank.
Sidhu holds a master’s degree from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a bachelor’s from the University of Pennsylvania.
About Genesis Global
Genesis provides freedom from legacy and replaces the buy versus build challenge with a buy-to-build solution. Purpose-built for financial markets organizations, the Genesis low-code platform powers application development with the speed, performance and flexibility these organizations need to gain a sustained competitive edge. With highly composable and customizable components, development teams can accelerate innovation today while scaling for tomorrow.
Whether it’s extending the capabilities of legacy applications or building brand new apps or platforms, Genesis supercharges developers with reusable components, dev tools and documentation. Built with modern technologies and an event-driven architecture, the platform can handle the performance and scalability needs of the world’s premier financial markets institutions.
Strategically backed by Bank of America, BNY Mellon and Citi, Genesis has global offices in Miami, New York, Charlotte, London, Leeds, São Paulo, Dublin and Bengaluru.
Alex Paidas, Corporate Communications, Genesis Global
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