Amsterdam-headquartered digital banking software provider Backbase has recently appointed Iman Ghodosi as Regional Vice President for the Asia Pacific region.
The new role is based in Sydney and will see Ghodosi drive the company’s international expansion, product development, and Asia Pacific market growth.
He has a wealth of experience in the industry, previously the Vice President and General Manager for Asia Pacific at Zuora. Ghodosi has also worked at organizations including SAP, Oracle, and Netsuite.
Ghodosi holds an MBA from the University of Newcastle in Australia and a Master of e-business from the University of Southern Queensland.
In recent months, Backbase has scaled up international hiring, adding over 600 employees in the first two quarters of 2021.
Backbase has a team of almost 1,500 people spread across 22 countries and 15 offices in Atlanta, Amsterdam, Boise, Cardiff, Dubai, Frankfurt, Hyderabad, Kraków, Mexico, New York, Poland, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo, and Toronto.
Iman Ghodosi said,
“I am thrilled to join Backbase, the market leader in engagement banking platforms, enabling the disruptors of the banking industry and incumbents alike.
With over 120 strong team members in the region, we will continue to ramp up investments in the next several months, hiring for key roles in ASEAN, ANZ, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, and India.”
Commenting on the new appointment, Jouk Pleiter, CEO and Founder of Backbase said,
“As we continue to make inroads into the global financial services sector, I’m pleased to welcome Iman to our leadership team and look forward to his team capitalising on the growth opportunities, while supporting banks in orchestrating seamless banking experiences for their customers and employees.”