Press Release

Elliptic announces further senior hires as it accelerates overall growth

“Moving to New York will help us to engage with financial institutions, which will play a hugely important role in our growth"

26th July 2019 – Elliptic, a provider of compliance in cryptocurrency, continues its rapid growth with the new appointments of a Vice President of Product and Head of Customer Success.

In addition, the company is further strengthening its commitment to North America, with Elliptic Co-Founder and Chief Scientist, Tom Robinson relocating to its New York office to capitalise on increasing potential in the market and deliver against significant new business wins in the region.

Elliptic Co-founder, Tom Robinson, has relocated to the US to spearhead the company’s continued growth in the region. His core focus will be to address the needs of clients based in the region, including financial institutions, and strengthen relationships with regulators.

Andrea Ramoino joins Elliptic’s London team with over 15 years’ experience in strategic and operational roles. Most recently, he served as Chief Product and Proposition Officer at Synergix Health, a digital healthcare company.

Prior to that, Ramoino was the Senior Director of Global Product Management at Experian, where he set up and launched a new decision analytics software product line on a global level. He also worked at Xyratex where he played a significant role in the turnaround of the global testing business, Xyratex Capital Equipment, and led the post-merger integration of Xyratex into Seagate Technology.

At Elliptic, Ramoino will shape the long-term product strategy, provide product direction as the company continues to expand into global markets, and lead on the implementation of the travel rule.

Elliptic has also appointed Katie O’Hara as Head of Customer Success to lead the company’s ongoing investment in its client services and further strengthen Elliptic’s close working relationships with customers and partners.

O’Hara joins the company after four years at Currencycloud, covering the transition from the startup to the scale-up phase of growth. During her time at Currencycloud, she rose to the position of Director of Customer Success and was responsible for establishing and growing the implementation and customer success teams both in London and New York, throughout a period of intense change.

Both Ramoino and O’Hara will be based at Elliptic’s offices in London, which remains a key market for the company.

Ramoino says: “I was impressed by Elliptic’s vision for the business and the cryptocurrency industry as a whole. The company’s organisational structure is ideal for growth and we have an incredibly intelligent and capable team here, with a fantastic range of skills. I’m very happy to  join Elliptic and help build a bright future for the industry .”

O’Hara says: “Elliptic is growing fast and we’re making sure that we maintain our high level of service as we scale. We have passionate experts and a wide range of specialist knowledge within the business that helps to maximise the value of working with Elliptic for our customers and partners.

“We value the relationships that we have with our customers and will continue to invite feedback and collaborate with them to ensure that our products are as intuitive as possible. Elliptic is a customer-centric business that listens carefully to its clients and industry partners, with these discussions informing every decision we make. This approach prepares us well for continuing to grow quickly and to successfully scale our products and services globally. I am delighted to have joined at this exciting time.”

Tom Robinson, Co-founder, Elliptic says: “Moving to New York will help us to engage with financial institutions, which will play a hugely important role in our growth. I am extremely pleased that along with the company’s expansion to the US, we are welcoming two very talented members of the Elliptic team who will be integral to our continued development.”

James Smith, Co-Founder and CEO of Elliptic, says: “Our business is expanding quickly around the globe and these new appointments will ensure that we continue to maintain recent growth. Elliptic has become a leader in cryptocurrency risk insight by developing the best products on the market and establishing strong relationships with customers around the world. We’re very pleased to welcome Katie and Andrea to the team at a pivotal moment for Elliptic and cryptocurrency more widely.”

Elliptic enables cryptocurrency exchanges, brokers, banks and other financial institutions across the world to prevent illicit activity and provide secure and trusted services. To date, it has assessed risks for transactions worth several trillion dollars, uncovering activities related to money laundering, terrorist fundraising, fraud and other financial crimes.

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