Founded in 2008, StockTwits invented the cashtag (e.g. $AAPL) as a way to organize financially focused conversation on Twitter. Today StockTwits owns and operates its own social platform and counts more than 1.3 Million individual and professional investors, traders, public companies and media professionals as part of its community.
Dean brings to the Accion board more than 30 years of experience in the global financial services industry and promoting business development and growth. Talwar brings to the Accion board a successful track record of launching, turning around, and scaling businesses that range from fintech startups to global multinational corporations. Accion is a global nonprofit dedicated to building a financially inclusive world with economic opportunity for all, by giving people the financial tools they need to improve their lives.
Stout was most recently the Global Head of Strategy at First Data where he was responsible for managing global strategy, business development projects and M&A. While at First Data, he also spearheaded the Company’s IPO, which was the largest equity offering in the U.S. in 2015. Prior to First Data, he spent eight years as a senior investment banker at J.P. Morgan building its FinTech and Payments practice.
Noel Moran, CEO of e-money institution Prepaid Financial Services (PFS), has offered his support, but also raised concerns, in regards to the Bank of England announcement that real-time gross settlement systems (RTGS) will be widening access to non-bank payment service providers (PSPs). By doing so, not only will PSPs be able to compete on a level playing field with banks, but the UK FinTech sector will be given a significant boost.
Prior to joining Personetics, Rooney held global sales leadership positions at a number of prominent technology providers to the financial industry, including FolioDynamix, Actimize/NICE, SunGard, SS&C Technologies and Oracle. His most recent role was executive vice president of global sales at Sapiens.