Dallas, TX; February 9, 2021 — Siepe, a trusted provider of technology, data and analytics, has appointed Charles Chien as Chief Revenue Officer. An accomplished and well-respected senior executive with a 20-year track record of delivering transformational business and technical solutions in the capital markets industry, Charles will be responsible for Siepe’s go-to-market strategy and overseeing the sales and product teams on the software side of the business.
Prior to joining Siepe, Charles was Managing Director, Business Technology for 16 years at Canyon Partners, a $23B multi-strategy hedge fund, where he was responsible for technology strategy and development for all functions. Before that, Charles was a software engineer at Advent Software (now SS&C) where he developed the bank debt module in Geneva, a portfolio accounting system.
“Charles has done tremendous work in growing product offerings and client rosters in his previous roles,” said Michael Pusateri, CEO and Founder of Siepe. “We are thrilled to welcome him to our team, where his extensive capital markets technology background will play a key role in elevating our products and services for clients as the ecosystem continues to evolve.”
“Having known Michael for many years, I have been impressed with the level of trust Siepe has earned from industry participants across the buy-side landscape,” said Chien. “I look forward to leveraging my experience in driving operational excellence and implementing a strategic roadmap for Siepe to more efficiently build out the Company’s software business and deliver a quality and digestible packaged delivery model of Siepe’s products and services.”
Siepe is rapidly growing and expanding its team. The Company added 22 employees in 2020 and recently completed its Series A funding round led by a group of high net worth (HNW) individuals. Siepe has also achieved Service Organization Control (“SOC 2”), Type II certification in January this year. The SOC 2 report demonstrates Siepe’s ability to meet the industry’s standards for security, availability, confidentiality and privacy.