Green Dot Corporation has announced the appointment of a new Chief Technology Officer amidst its push to become a more streamlined and efficient company.
The Austin-based firm revealed Dave Harden been recruited as CTO, and is now set to continue Green Dot’s pursuit to deliver seamless and scalable banking and payment tools for consumers and businesses.
Harden, formerly the Managing Director and Head of Core Banking Technology Transformation at Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), now takes the helm as Green Dot’s Chief Technology Officer. His previous experience includes pivotal roles at Bridgewater Associates, where he honed his technology leadership skills.
At Green Dot, he will oversee the development and delivery of technology platforms, supporting direct customers and growing banking as a service (BaaS) partnerships. His calm leadership style and track record in efficient navigation through growth and change are seen as assets for Green Dot’s evolution.
George Gresham, Chief Executive Officer, Green Dot Corporation, said, “Dave is a proven technology leader and strategist who brings the right knowledge, skills and instincts to this important role as Green Dot pivots to focus on stability and growth. The team will benefit from Dave’s calm and confident leadership style, and ability to efficiently and effectively navigate through change and growth.”
Speaking upon his appointment, Dave Harden, Green Dot CTO said, “Being part of Green Dot’s mission to provide flexible financial services to our customers has been deeply rewarding, further enhanced by our processor conversion. I’m excited to strengthen our customer relationships and help lead Green Dot through our next phase of evolution.”
Green Dot is committed to democratising banking, offering a range of financial services from debit and credit cards to robust money processing solutions.
Its digital banking platform, GO2bank, aims to enhance financial well-being by providing accessible mobile banking. Additionally, Green Dot’s banking platform services business partners with leading consumer and technology brands to deliver customised, value-driven money management solutions.
Keep up with all the latest FinTech news here
Copyright © 2023 FinTech Global