Fintech and innovation leader Simon Moss joins Grant Thornton

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Simon Moss has joined Grant Thornton LLP as a managing director in its
Financial Services Advisory practice. Based in New York, Moss will drive
fintech and technology innovation, including the associated alliance and
acquisition strategy.


Moss’ 30-year career includes chief executive, board director and other
leadership roles. He has experience in services and technology startups
as well as the turnaround and monetization of distressed companies.

Before joining Grant Thornton, Moss founded and led Pneuron Corporation,
an innovator in business orchestration technology. He also served as CEO
of Mantas Corporation, where he transformed the firm into a market
leader in anti-money laundering and compliance technology, prior to its
acquisition by Oracle. Moss also launched and managed financial services
technology-related practices at IBM and PwC, and he has acquired
business intelligence, cloud computing and virtual machine management
patents over the course of his career.

“Simon has built a successful career addressing fintech challenges in
forward-thinking, disruptive ways with market-defining solutions,” said
Nigel Smith, national managing principal of Grant Thornton’s Financial
Services Advisory practice. “His addition reflects our commitment as a
firm to helping clients address the competitive challenges and
opportunities in robotic process automation, artificial intelligence,
distributed analytics, blockchain and more. His industry and technology
background will ensure our clients are at the forefront of understanding
these areas as they seek to create, protect and transform value.”

Moss received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Hull and has
held board director roles at C6 Intelligence, Qumas and Lumigent
Technologies.

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