Backbase appoints Thomas Fuss as CTO

Backbase appoints Thomas Fuss as CTO
13.02.2020 10:02 am

Backbase appoints Thomas Fuss as CTO

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Backbase, the world’s leading digital banking platform provider, is delighted to announce Thomas Fuss as Chief Technology Officer, effective January 2020.

With a proven track record of leading forward-thinking engineering and delivery teams, Thomas will lead Backbase’s overall technology strategy. He will particularly keep a strong focus on leveraging open standards and native cloud technologies to accelerate the development of next generation omni-channel digital banking solutions.

On his appointment, Fuss said: “During my years at Backbase, the industry has evolved rapidly. However, our mission has remained the same – to enable financial institutions to create a superior customer experience. In my new role, I drive Backbase’s technology strategy, architecture and innovation roadmap, with a commitment to enabling our customers’ cloud-based go-to-market strategies. I’m excited to dive in and make great things happen.”

Jouk Pleiter, CEO of Backbase, added: “In the last three years, Thomas has been a major contributor to our technical strategy and has fostered a strong engineering culture at Backbase. Thomas brings a powerful combination of technical credentials and operational experience to this new CTO role. Our cloud platforms are the foundation for our next phase of innovation and growth as a company, and Thomas is the ideal candidate to lead this initiative.”

Prior to joining Backbase, Thomas honed his skills and experience in software engineering and digital transformation at ING Bank, and by co-founding Payconiq, the payment platform. Formerly Backbase’s VP of Technology, Thomas has been the driving force behind numerous digital transformation programmes and strategic product development initiatives inside Backbase.

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