Jim Northey Joins the Esprow Advisory Board
Esprow is delighted to announce that Jim Northey has joined our
Advisory Board, bringing over 30 years of experience as a business
leader in the financial services industry, combining stewardship
experience with fintech innovation. Jim's unparalleled industry
experience will play a pivotal role as Esprow grows its offering
across new markets, serving as strategic partners to global financial
institutions integrating automated testing into their operations.
Jim serves as the CTO and CISO of CalcGuard Technologies, Inc., an
industry consortium for capital markets order routing transparency,
analytics, and execution quality. Jim was a Senior Vice President of
Strategic Research focusing on Protocol Engineering and Standards at
Itiviti Group AB, following acquisition of The LaSalle Technology
Group, LLC in 2015, which he co-founded in 2006.
Jim is a non-executive director of FIX Protocol Ltd, and recently
started his second term as the Chair of ISO TC68, the ISO Technical
Committee for Financial Services. Jim served as the Global Technical
Committee Co-chair for the Americas until his election as an FPL
director. He is a past member of the US Treasury Office of Financial
Research Financial Research Advisory Committee and the US CFTC
Technology Advisory Committee Subcommittee on High Frequency Trading.
Jim previously served in the roles of FIX Americas Region Co-chair and
the co-chair of the FIX Global Derivatives Committee. He was awarded
the FIA Annual Achievement award in 2006 as part of the team that
created FIXML for listed derivatives clearing standardization.
Jim holds a B.S. in Mathematics from the University of Indianapolis
and an M.S. in Financial Markets and Trading from Illinois Institute
of Technology. He is an adjunct instructor of Finance at Michigan
Technological University where he teaches courses on Derivatives,
Financial Engineering, and Financial Technology. He also serves on the
board of the Keweenaw Financial Corporation in Michigan and is the US
Director for V2G Limited based in Camelford, UK. Outside of the
financial services industry, Jim serves as a director of the Copper
Country Angel Mission and CopperDog, Inc. nonprofits.
“Esprow is a leader in promoting and supporting open industry
standards and improving the quality, reliability, and security of
these standards, while at the same time reducing total cost of
ownership via testing and certification automation. I am delighted to
join the firm on its mission to provide world-class testing and
certification solutions to its growing network of enterprise clients”
– Jim Northey, Member of the Advisory Board at Esprow.
"We are thrilled to have someone of Jim's caliber join
Esprow's Advisory Board. His extensive experience, business
contacts, and insights will prove invaluable to the company as it
continues to grow." – Francesco Lo Conte, CEO at Esprow.
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