Plano, Texas, Oct. 24, 2016 – Alkami Technology Inc., a provider of digital banking solutions, announced today that Mark Haney has joined the company as its chief technology officer effective September 26th. In this role, Haney will be a member of the Office of the CEO and play a key role in leading Alkami’s technology strategy and all aspects of the company’s technological development, quality assurance, cloud infrastructure, corporate IT infrastructure and information security.
Haney brings more than 17 years of experience in software development and information technology to Alkami. He has demonstrated success in entrepreneurial and large-scale global organizations in a range of industries, including Trilogy, Lockheed Martin, Ford Motor Company, Toyota and Nokia. In these roles Haney has earned a reputation and track record of exceptional results in technology innovation, scaling, reliability and security for large and complex enterprises. Mr. Haney joins Alkami as the company advances its investments in technology talent and expertise for the future.
Most recently, Haney led the engineering team as chief technology officer at ExamSoft Worldwide, Inc., overseeing all development, IT and product initiatives. He was very successful in driving the product roadmap, strategic partnerships and technology integrations, as well as contributing to the overall vision for the company. During his tenure, the customer base grew nearly six times to over 1,200 institutions in 8 countries, including many of the most recognized academic institutions in the world such as Harvard Medical School, Cornell Weill School of Medicine and the National University of Singapore. Prior to Examsoft, he served as General Manager for Artemis International, leading a global enterprise software company serving Global 2000 clients in nearly a dozen countries leading their Product & Portfolio Management software needs.
Haney earned a Bachelor of Science from Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Computer Science with a dual degree in Information Systems Management, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. He also earned a Masters of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University’s Cox School of Business, where he graduated with honors. Haney was recently named a D CEO magazine finalist for its inaugural CIO/CTO Awards, which honors chief information officers, chief technology officers and others in top IT posts in North Texas.
“We were searching the country for just the right person to join our executive leadership team here in our headquarters that was a technologist through and through and was also smart and possessed a strong vision for the future of technology, a broad experience base with the best companies, a passion for innovation, a commitment to excellence, boundless energy, and rock-solid character. We found all of that in Mark,” said Michael Hansen, CEO of Alkami Technology. “At Alkami, we are absolutely focused on our mission to deliver the most elegant, intuitive, engaging, secure, integrated, extensible, and evolving digital banking platform to the most digitally-focused financial institutions in America. We conducted a nationwide search to find the right candidate for our chief technology officer and Mark is the perfect addition.”
Hansen continued, “We have tremendous FinTech technology depth and were looking for an innovator from outside our space to complement and extend us. He is a technologist at heart and has repeatedly demonstrated the ability to envision and reliably deliver new and truly innovative technology solutions in his prior roles. We are confident that his competence, experience and character will play a pivotal role in creating and delivering an ever more enabling digital banking platform for our customers.”
About Alkami Technology
Alkami Technology, Inc. provides online and mobile banking solutions for credit unions and banks. Based in Plano, Texas, the company’s flagship product, the ORB Platform, delivers security, flexibility, extensibility and a superior architecture for the future of digital banking. With its modern interface, intelligent content delivery system and customizable feature set, the ORB Platform is the ultimate digital banking solution for financial institutions. Alkami provides the ORB Platform as a SaaS solution. For more information about Alkami, please visit www.alkamitech.com, visit them on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/company/alkami-technology or on Twitter at @alkamitech.