Firm Deepens Leadership Expertise in Operations, Legal, and Marketing, Anticipates Increased Global Market Share in Fintech Industry
May 24, 2022 – Boston, MA – Dynamo Software, Inc., a market-leading provider of end-to-end cloud software for the alternative investment management industry, is growing its executive leadership team with the addition of three new hires.
As the only full-stack platform tailored to the private investment landscape, Dynamo continues to build an experienced global team of financial and tech experts. During the last five years, the company has grown its employee base substantially, retaining and growing employees during the major pandemic-driven employment shifts.
Dynamo’s CEO, Hank Boughner said that the company is adding talent to match its growth curve. “It’s because of our commitment to hiring the best that we’ve created a successful product so uniquely suited to the needs of the private investment industry,” he explained. “These proven leaders are a welcome addition to our executive team as we advance our growth goals and expectations for increasing Dynamo’s global market share.”
Kirk Williamson is Dynamo’s new chief administrative officer. He is responsible for managing and administering complex operations and processes for Dynamo’s growing global organization.
Williamson has a wealth of experience in the finance industry and a proven track record managing financial and technology product development. Most recently, he served as president of Duquesne Fund Services LLC, a technology and services company for hedge funds and private asset managers. During his tenure, Williamson enhanced the operational effectiveness of all areas of the business by leading concurrent efforts to re-engineer workflows, implement new technical tools, and improve client service delivery. Previously, he held senior product and technology positions at Goldman Sachs Group Inc.
Matthew Arnould has been hired as in-house general counsel. He is responsible for overseeing Dynamo’s legal function across all of the company’s global business units and is also responsible for corporate governance and business policy.
Arnould is a seasoned legal and business advisor with a strong financial acumen. Most recently, he served as the first general counsel of a $10 billion asset manager where he managed the firm’s legal and regulatory departments and worked across all core business functions. Prior to that, he practiced at top law firms, including Ropes & Gray and Choate, Hall & Stewart, advising technology companies, asset managers, and other businesses.
Donna Parent is Dynamo’s chief marketing officer. She is responsible for the corporate brand, demand generation strategies, and go-to-market initiatives for Dynamo’s platform.
Parent is a high-energy marketer who will design integrated marketing programs to accelerate the trajectory of Dynamo’s fast-growing technology business. Prior to joining Dynamo, Parent was the CMO of an identity security firm. There she managed a holistic re-brand strategy as the company acquired new products, eventually resulting in a $638 million acquisition by TransUnion.
About Dynamo Software, Inc.
Dynamo Software’s mission is to be the leading global, end-to-end cloud software platform for the alternatives ecosystem, serving the information sharing and analytical data needs of our constituents. Since 1998, the company has been providing industry-tailored, highly-configurable investment management, reporting, and data management cloud software solutions to the global alternative investment industry. Dynamo’s cloud-based solutions serve the private investment landscape including: private equity and venture capital funds, real estate investment firms, hedge funds, endowments, pensions, foundations, prime brokers, fund of funds, family offices, and fund administrators. The Dynamo™ platform has improved the productivity of fundraising, deal management, research management, investor servicing, portfolio management, and compliance teams worldwide. Dynamo has a global footprint with operations across the US, UK, Continental Europe, and Asia.
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