Dallas, TX; January 23, 2020 — Siepe, a trusted provider of technology, data and analytics, has appointed Brian Shearer as Chief Product Officer. Shearer brings 32 years of experience with financial technology and will be responsible for leading Siepe’s overall product vision and spearheading development and innovation around the Company’s product suite.
Shearer spent 17 years at Maverick Capital, where he was Chief Information Officer. He played a key role in transforming the Company’s overall IT strategy and building the internal technology team. Before that, he was Chief Product Officer at Wealthmetrics, a financial services startup, and held product Director positions at SS&C Technologies and Shepro Braun Systems, where he was responsible for the Total Return portfolio accounting system.
“Brian’s extensive background in creating and implementing successful investment technology solutions for hedge funds will be instrumental in helping our clients evolve and scale with confidence,” said Michael Pusateri, CEO at Siepe. “Our goal at Siepe is to provide investment managers with robust tools to leverage data for unique insights. Brian’s wealth of knowledge in the investment landscape will help us address the evolving needs of the buy-side as they continue to grow.”
“Regulatory oversight, operational inefficiencies, and risk all create a significant drag on financial markets participants. Technology, public cloud, clean data and workflow automation can be used to mitigate these pressures,” said Shearer. “Siepe’s innovative solutions play a pivotal role in delivering operational certainty and I look forward to driving the Company’s product initiatives and innovative vision.”
Siepe currently has offices in Dallas, New York and Ireland. In 2020, the Company will look to expand its presence in European markets.