Stephen Goldbaum – May 2021

This week’s FINOS Community Spotlight celebrates the awesome technology and community building work of Stephen Goldbaum, Morphir Lead Maintainer and Morgan Stanley, Executive Director. Since Morphir was contributed to FINOS in August 2020, Stephen has been the front line Morphir advocate from presenting Morphir with Adam Hurwitz from Microsoft at OSSF 2020, and at FINOS meetups like the Open Source in Fintech Event Series with Scott Logic.

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    Adrian Hammond – August 2022

    Congratulations Adrian Hammond, Chief Architect at Red Hat UK for leading the contribution of Red Hat OpenShift Configuration Documents for GCP to Compliant Financial Infrastructure. This contribution provides a validated implementation of Red Hat OpenShift on Google Cloud Platform that meets FINOS Compliant Financial Infrastructures expectations for a highly regulated environment and paves the way for further contribution to provide IaC, testing and automation for a CFI compliant deployment on GCP and other cloud providers.

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    2022 FINOS Europe Community Award Winners – August 2022

    For this month's FINOS Community Spotlight, we are excited to highlight the FINOS Europe Community Awards winners from this year's 2022 Open Source in Finance Forum London.

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    Synechron – July 2022

    We would like to recognize Synechron as a committed strategic partner and friend in our FINOS mission to drive the adoption of open source, open standards, and collaborative software development practices in financial services. Synechron, a leading digital transformation consulting firm focused on the financial services and big tech industries, proudly joined FINOS as a Silver corporate member last year. Over the past few months, the entire Synechron team spanning London to NY, has welcomed the FINOS team and our global community and has generously been the premiere host of our FINOS Open Source in Finance Meetups.

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    Vinay Mistry – June 2022

    We’re delighted to announce Vinay Mistry, Developer Relations Technical Lead at Symphony and the newest FDC3 Maintainer, for our Community Spotlight feature.

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    Q3 2021 All Community Call Project Maintainers – July 2021

    Congratulations to the following FINOS project maintainers for their project updates at the FINOS Q3 All Community Call, but more importantly, appreciation goes out to all of them for the work they do daily to make the FINOS Community stronger. Throwing the Community Spotlight on them and their work is a joy and a privilege.

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    Mini Krishnan & David Holder – June 2021

    Congratulations Mini Krishnan, Software Engineer at Wipro and David Holder, Field Engineer at SUSE for the awesome collaboration on Accelerating DevOps, Cloud and Agile Transformation in Banks with Rancher and for being this week's Community Spotlight. As new FINOS contributors from Wipro and SUSE, Mini and David collaborated to demonstrate how engineering in banks has transformed through Kubernetes and how Rancher is leveraged to provision systems and manage Kubernetes clusters. A truly awesome FINOS webinar and podcast!

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    Colin Eberhardt & Ian Hull – July 2021

    Congratulations Colin Eberhardt, Chief Technology Officer at Scott Logic and Ian Hull, Senior Developer at Scott Logic for rapidly developing the KDB Studio 2 Prototype following the FINOS KDB+ Project update at the FINOS Q2 All Community Call.

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    Ffion Acland – June 2021

    This week's FINOS Community Spotlight falls on the Financial Objects Special Interest Group and the community leadership demonstrated by Ffion Acland, who co-leads the GlobalData Models and Governance team at Goldman Sachs. Ffion led the FINOS Legend Studio Pilot modeling work around FX Options and Commodities last year, and has been the front line advocate for collaborative modeling on the Legend Studio shared hosted instance since Legend was open sourced. She presented on "Why Open Source data models revolutionize the financial services industry" at OSSF 2020 and earlier this year proposed to re-purpose and co-lead the Financial Objects Special Interest Group.

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    Maria Cristina de Dominics – May 2021

    The FINOS team would like to congratulate Maria Cristina De Dominicis of Symphony for being this week's FINOS Community Spotlight for her dedication, hard work and contributions to the Symphony BDK Java, MessageML Utilities and REST API Specification projects. Maria is a dedicated open source contributor from Symphony working across the FINOS and SymphonyOSS GitHub organizations by owning and closing GitHub issues, contributing new features in Java whilst updating API specifications and merging team & open source contributed pull requests.

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    FDC3 Maintainers – April 2021

    Congratulations Riko Eksteen, Head of Desktop at Adaptive Financial Consulting, for leading and pioneering the release of FDC3 v1.2 with the FDC3 community and for appointing three new highly experienced project maintainers from the FINOS community into the ever recognised and ever collaborative FDC3 open standard project. FINOS enthusiastically welcomes Kris West, Director of Solutions Engineering at Cosaic, Georgi Georgiev, Software Engineer at Glue42 and Matt Jamieson, Desktop Transformation Consultant at White Dog, into the FDC3 community as newly appointed FDC3 project maintainers.

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    Andrew King – April 2021

    This week the FINOS team is delighted to highlight Andrew King, Principal at Suite2Go, for his work building the FINOS community in the Asia Pacific region, including through organizing the FINOS APAC Open Source in Fintech Meetup series launched last November. Through this FINOS meetup, Andrew has introduced FINOS Projects and Special Interest Groups to a growing community in APAC interested in financial services and open source. The most recent meetup included presentations on using open source to build a low code application platform and an introduction to the Symphony Bot Developer Kit for Java, which was recently contributed to FINOS

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    Mark Guerriero – March 2021

    The FINOS team are delighted to welcome a Community Spotlight nominated by David Watkins, Lead Maintainer of Waltz who would like to recognize the contributions Mark Guerriero of Deutsche Bank has made to the project. As part of the Waltz team, Mark has contributed several Waltz YouTube Tutorials to help users navigate features offered by the Waltz project along slide helping the project team coordinate and document the Waltz Roadmap.