FinTech Goes Open Source with Rob Underwood, Chief Development Officer of FINOS
FINOS, short for the FinTech Open Source Foundation, is a global community creating open-source solutions for financial services. As a community of people, companies, and events, FINOS’s purpose is to accelerate collaboration and innovation in financial services through the adoption of open-source software, standards, and best practices.
Before FINOS, Rob served as CTO at Relay Graduate School of Education; was Executive Director of TeachCS; founded CodeBrooklyn; and later, after starting his own consulting firm, TTM Advisors, advised and consulted for edtech startups such as Codesters. Before these roles, Rob was a senior manager at Deloitte Consulting, LLP and KPMG Consulting/BearingPoint. Earlier in life, Rob spent time both teaching and working in Japan after graduating from Colby College.
In this episode, Rob covers:
- The genesis of FINOS and its purpose
- How the world’s leading financial services and tech companies get involved with FINOS
- How these brutally competitive firms work together
- Some of the most exciting projects they’re taking on
- His love for the Grateful Dead and Phish
…And much more
To learn more about FINOS, you can click the links below as well as find Rob on Twitter at @BrooklynRob.
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