Source: Online Banking Solutions
Online Banking Solutions (OBS) announced that Mike Balin joined its management team as Director of Product Consulting to focus on custom solutions and account relationship management.
Balin is located in OBS' new Boston office and brings 25 years of industry experience as a technology innovator and banker. In addition to expanding the reach of OBS sales efforts, Balin provides pre-sale analysis and consulting services in support of OBS solutions for ebanking and secure file transfer to financial institutions.
Mike's financial services background comprises management and development roles in online banking, treasury management, marketing, service delivery, operations and programming. This includes implementing cash management systems at Chase Manhattan Bank (now JPMorgan Chase), forming and managing what became the number four online banking business in the U.S. at the time (BayBank/BankBoston, which is now Bank of America), and product management responsibilities at Sovereign Bank (now Banco Santander). Prior experience at technology companies includes hardware, software and consumer electronics firms. During his seven years at Digital (now Hewlett-Packard), Mike's responsibilities included international bank marketing, broadband R&D and a three-year assignment at the company's Tokyo, Japan sales office as director of financial services marketing.
"The addition of Mike Balin in the product consulting function represents continued hiring of experienced and talented resources to drive the next phase of company growth," says OBS CEO, Dan Myers. "OBS is all about true product innovation and Mike's background demonstrates his ability to deliver creative technology solutions to meet the business needs of the financial services market."