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Ross Kelly joins Governor Software as Chief Customer Officer

DUBLIN, September 23,, 2019:  Governor software are delighted to announce that Ross Kelly has joined us as Chief Customer Officer.

Ross comes to Governor Software with a wealth of experience having been instrumental in building Vizor Ltd. Ross took Vizor from a ‘2 guys in a garage’-type start-up and built it into an extremely successful medium-sized enterprise - designing, manufacturing, implementing and supporting software for central banks, financial regulators and tax authorities. Vizor now boasts clients in over 30 countries, 80 personnel. During Ross’ tenure as joint CEO, the average annual growth rate at Vizor was greater than 100%.

Such success has cumulated in Ross being nominated for EY Entrepreneur of the Year in 2015.


As Chief Customer Office at Governor Software it will be Ross’ remit to focus on our Customers Return on Investment, identifying how we deliver ROI to our clients and working alongside them to ensure they achieve it. Ross will then develop industry specific case-studies demonstrating the value of Governor Software to financial institutions and how it can revolutionise the way that they approach Risk and Compliance.


With a strong history and network of working with Regulators, Ross will also be charged with developing the Governor Software Regulator Client Community. Finally, Ross brings in-depth on-line experience to the Governor team that will be used to help build Governor Reg as a web-based product.


“It is very exciting to once again be working with a RegTech Company that has such a great product, client base and relationship with the regulators. The role provides great synergy with my past experience and I look forward to bringing this experience to Governor Software” Ross Kelly, Chief Customer Officer, Governor Software


"The knowledge and experience that Ross Kelly brings to Governor Software is a perfect fit with our business model and we are very pleased and excited he has joined the team and look forward to developing the business together". Richard Pike, CEO, Governor Software

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About Governor Software

With offices in Dublin, London and New York, Governor Software Ltd supports senior risk and compliance executives at financial institutions maintain governance and oversight through clear visualisation of their regulatory obligations and risk appetite.


Founded in 2015 by CEO Richard Pike, the Governor Software team have first-hand experience of the production and oversight of governance information within financial institutions. Empowered with this unique knowledge, Governor Software have taken a fresh approach to addressing these challenges; using visualisation technology to efficiently tackle the issues associated with governance and oversight in their entirety.


Governor Software believe the opportunity for compliance and risk professionals to make governance and oversight a more robust and effective process is significant.

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