WILMINGTON, N.C., October 15, 2019 – Apiture, an open API banking company focused on creating cutting-edge technology for financial institutions, has announced that Chris Babcock has joined the company as chief technology officer and Matt Ellis has joined as chief revenue officer.

“We are thrilled to build out our team with leaders like Chris and Matt who have a deep understanding of the financial services industry and where it needs to go,” said Chris Cox, president of Apiture. “They understand the complexities of the market and will enable our company to strategically expand our reach so banks and credit unions can provide their customers with the digital solutions they need in a modern world.”

Babcock joins Apiture as chief technology officer with more than 25 years of experience in financial services technology, business, sales, and delivery. He was a co-founder of the Americas office of Clear2Pay where he served as CTO. After FIS acquired Clear2Pay in 2014, Babcock held leadership roles in technology, product management, sales, and presales. Prior to his tenure at FIS and Clear2Pay, he held various technology and leadership positions at S1 Corporation and Accenture. Babcock is a graduate of Duke University where he received a degree in computer science.

Ellis joins Apiture as chief revenue officer and is a proven leader with over 25 years of experience in banking and technology. He began his career at Bank of Boston in various product and project management positions. After Bank of Boston was acquired by Bank of America, Ellis shifted from banking to technology, holding leadership positions in sales, product and general management at S1, Clear2Pay, ACI and Merrill. He is a graduate of St. Lawrence University where he received a degree in economics.