Having long been recognized as a leader in defining Open Finance, Ninth Wave’s board expansion to include Chris Randazzo aligns with the company’s unique strategy and focus on wealth management connectivity solutions.
George Anderson, Chairman of the Board and CEO of Ninth Wave, welcomes Randazzo as a highly respected and proven leader: “Chris brings a wealth of experience and knows what it takes to give financial advisors an edge with their clients. Ninth Wave is the only platform that addresses wealth management’s Open Finance needs, and Chris’ knowledge and expertise will help lead us to further success in serving that market.”
Before his present role at Rockefeller Capital, Randazzo served as President of Private Wealth Management and Head of Technology and Operations for the firm. His previous roles also include serving as CIO of Morgan Stanley and Head of Institutional Wealth Management, and CIO of Merrill Lynch Global Wealth and Asset Management. Randazzo is also a board member of the Wall Street Technology Association. On his joining the board, Randazzo remarked, “Ninth Wave has been leading Open Finance connectivity for years and I fully believe in the team and in the Ninth Wave Platform’s unique position to serve financial institutions and their clients.”
Randazzo joins the existing board made up of members Sanjay Swani, Chief Investment Strategist and Head of Technology Investing at GrowthCurve Capital, and William Eisenbeis, Advisory Director of Charlesbank Capital Partners, both of whom joined the board in 2019.
About Ninth Wave
Ninth Wave delivers secure, seamless, and standardized data connectivity to fintechs and financial institutions of all sizes, through a single point of direct integration to a universal suite of open finance APIs. With configurable controls, visibility, and insights into all data sharing and data acquisition connections between aggregators, third-party apps, and internal applications, Ninth Wave empowers financial institutions and their customers with access and oversight to their connected apps, enabling secure data exchange in a holistic and scalable open finance ecosystem. Offering solutions for retail and commercial banks, wealth managers, credit card issuers, tax providers, and more, Ninth Wave provides unparalleled connectivity and universal compatibility to complex information systems, unlocking innovation, potential, and performance for your data. Contact us to learn more about Ninth Wave’s secure data connectivity features. Empowering open finance. At scale, at last.