Cinnober has appointed Mattias Granlund as Deputy Chief Technology Officer (CTO) with immediate effect. He will be working closely with Peter Lenti, co-founder and CTO of Cinnober, on the company’s long-term technical strategy in addition to driving product development.
Granlund has a proven track record in data-driven quantitative work and software development. Prior to joining Cinnober, he was Team Lead for Consumer Identification at Klarna. He started his career at Google, where he held several roles including Quantitative Research Manager based in Mountain View, California. There he was recognized on numerous occasions for being a strong link between business functions and software developers. After leaving Google, Granlund served as CTO for the Silicon Valley startup Yo. He holds a Master of Arts in Pure Mathematics & Economics from the University of Edinburgh.
“We are thrilled that Mattias has joined Cinnober’s technical leadership team. His extensive skills and experience gained from across the tech industry complements our existing expertise and will help drive the continued innovation and momentum required to build a stronger Cinnober,” says Veronica Augustsson, CEO of Cinnober.
“The current technical landscape offers plenty of opportunities for the disruption of marketplaces as well as clearinghouses. I look forward to advancing the long-term product development at Cinnober and preparing our clients and other financial actors for the coming technological shifts. I find it incredibly rewarding to be part of a company that is operating at the cutting edge of its market and to play a part in the continuous progress of the finance industry,” says Granlund.