Lind Named SVP at GoldenSource
Tim Lind has left the TowerGroup to join Golden Source, an enterprise data management provider, as senior vice president of product strategy.
Lind, who brings 17 years of international industry experience, reports to Mark Zill, executive vice president. He will split his time between GoldenSource's New York headquarters and Boston offices.
For the past four years, Lind has served as a director and senior analyst, securities and investments at The TowerGroup, where he contributed to the growth of the investment management practice, becoming the largest research practice in the firm. He has authored reports covering market data, business process outsourcing, integration technology, data management infrastructure, IT governance, corporate actions and straight-through processing. In addition, Lind advised top-tier financial institutions on the implementation of technology to improve operational efficiency.
Prior to TowerGroup, Lind spent six years at SWIFT's Belgium offices and prior to that, worked at Brown Brothers Harriman.
In his new role, Lind is responsible for strategic planning, market research, competitive intelligence and product positioning at GoldenSource.
BT Radianz to Host Operational Risk Management Service Bureau
IVestigo has selected BT Radianz as the exclusive network provider for the Ops Monitor Service Bureau, its IT operational risk management solution. IVestigo specializes in IT monitoring solutions for financial institutions.
OpsMonitor allows financial institutions to reduce operational risk and system downtime by providing real-time visibility, automatic alerts to key staff, and vital technical information to diagnose problems and resolve threats to business-critical systems.
By providing a high level of detail for each system and application, the whole business is able to maintain an at-a-glance view of the performance and availability of business-critical systems, said the release.
According to the company, OpsMonitor enables financial institutions to comply with the explicit system resilience requirements mandated in MiFID (Markets in Financial Instruments Directive), a new set of European capital markets regulations due to take effect in early 2007, as well as those inherent in Basel II.