Genesis Global names Tej Sidhu its Chief Technology Officer
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.
Mr Sidhu brings to Genesis deep experience developing technology strategy and leading multi-national technology development teams in rapidly-growing fintech companies. He 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.
“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.”
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.