OpenLink, which provides trading and risk management solutions to the energy, commodities, corporate, and financial services industries, has appointed John O’Malley as CEO. O’Malley takes over from Mark Greene, who announced his intention to retire earlier this year. Greene will continue to serve on the OpenLink board as an independent director.
O’Malley has led several technology and private equity backed portfolio companies from startup to maturity in growth markets. Most recently, he was an operating partner for Thoma Bravo after being hired as CEO of Digital Insight, a portfolio company that was acquired by NCR. Previously, he has held the role of CEO at Panini, a global provider of payment technology; Memento, a leader in enterprise fraud detection software; and Harland Financial Solutions, a provider of financial technology.
A programmer by training, O’Malley has experience in technology, software product management, and professional services. He has previously led global financial services and technology companies in treasury, capital markets, retail banking, payment processing, global finance, and guidance systems in companies such as Fiserv, Hogan Systems, Lockheed Martin, and J.H. Harland and Co. O’Malley has served as an advisor to Stanford University and currently serves on the boards of TravelClick and iPipeline. He has also been a board member at D&H, Netzee.