Chatham, NJ, August 17, 2021 — DriveWealth, a pioneer in fractional investing and embedded finance, is pleased to announce the hire of Harry Temkin as DriveWealth’s Chief Information Officer.
Temkin brings more than 30 years of experience in financial services and e-commerce. Most recently, he served as Vice President of Seller Experience at eBay, managing an organization of over 300 people and the selling technology platform that supported over 1.5 billion active listings. Harry was also a critical member of the DriveWealth management team from 2015-2018, helping design and develop the innovative product and platform features that DriveWealth offers today. He will assume responsibility for advancing DriveWealth’s growth and business development outreach to the engineering and developer communities, and work closely with DriveWealth’s partners to continue innovating on the future of investing together.
“Harry’s perspective on DriveWealth’s capabilities, deep appreciation for client experience, and understanding of product development will further position DriveWealth as the partner of choice for embedded investing,” said Bob Cortright, Founder and CEO of DriveWealth. “We’re thrilled to welcome him back.”
“DriveWealth’s growth trajectory and strong partnership and product pipeline were some of the driving factors behind my return to the company,” said Temkin. “I am thrilled to be a part of continuing its mission to expand embedded investing technology and capabilities for retail investors around the world.”
“Harry’s perspective on DriveWealth’s capabilities, deep appreciation for client experience, and understanding of product development will further position DriveWealth as the partner of choice for embedded investing.”
Previously, Temkin served as the CEO and Partner of KnowVera, as well as Executive Vice President and Global Head of Equity Product Development for Thomson Reuters in its development of Eikon. Temkin graduated Cum Laude from Hobart College with a Bachelor of Arts in economics and mathematics.
A pioneer in fractional investing and embedded finance, DriveWealth has built an API-driven, cloud-based brokerage platform that is transforming the investment landscape by democratizing access to U.S. equities for investors across the globe. With more than 125 partners in over 150 countries around the world, DriveWealth’s mission is to reshape retail investing by enabling banks, global brands, and fintechs to provide investment access and advice to underbanked and underserved customers that was previously only available to the wealthy. For more information, please visit drivewealth.com.