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Cardo AI appoints Tim Ferguson as Global Head of Sales and Omar Dapul as Chief Growth Officer

Cardo AI appoints Tim Ferguson as Global Head of Sales and Omar Dapul as Chief Growth Officer

The strengthening of the management team accompanies the constant growth of the fintech Cardo AI, consolidating its international positioning and anticipating the next developments of the platform for the management and optimization of the structured finance market through artificial intelligence algorithms.

Milan, June 7, 2023: Cardo AI – a fintech company that develops artificial intelligence technologies for the management of the structured finance market – has appointed Tim Ferguson as the new Global Head of Sales and Omar Dapul as the new Chief Growth Officer. The strengthening of the management team accompanies the constant growth of the young fintech, consolidating its international positioning and anticipating the next developments of the platform for the management and optimization of the structured finance market through artificial intelligence algorithms. The two managers, with significant experience in fintech, will report directly to Altin Kadareja, CEO, and co-founder of Cardo AI.

With over 20 years of sales experience, Tim Ferguson has served as the Head of Sales EMEA at Black Mountain Systems, which was subsequently incorporated into Allvue Systems. Over the years, he has held similar roles at Mubasher, Fidessa, RTS, and Bloomberg. Tim will be based in London and will be responsible for the business development globally.

Omar Dapul has over 25 years of experience in business transformation. He previously led Strategic Engagements & Sales Engineering globally at Allvue, and has prior experience at Accenture, Alfa and Procter & Gamble. Based in Singapore, he will be responsible for global revenue growth via product strategies, strategic partnerships and go-to-market.

Altin Kadareja, CEO, and co-founder of Cardo AI, commented: “The results achieved confirm the validity of our offering, designed to guide structured finance investments from a data-driven perspective. After growing so rapidly, strengthening the team is crucial to achieving the important goals we have set in terms of internationalization and expanding the proposed solutions. Tim and Omar’s experience will be pivotal in our growth journey.”

The Cardo AI team currently consists of over 130 talents, particularly software engineers, data engineers, and data scientists, with a female representation of 40%. The fintech company will continue to invest in human capital in the coming months, with the aim of reaching 250 people by the end of 2024 

Founded in Milan in 2018, Cardo AI develops technologies for data management and the construction of data science algorithms for the structured finance market. The fintech scale-up supports ABS investors, ABS issuers, banks, fintech lenders, and ABS servicers through proprietary technology that covers the entire data management process, from data sourcing and treatment (data quality and data enrichment) to sophisticated predictive analytics, including cash flow projections and portfolio optimization, using machine learning algorithms and artificial intelligence. The fintech has offices in Milan, London, Tirana, and Kosovo. For more information, please visit our website.

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