San Francisco, October 24, 2012 — Calypso Technology Inc., the global capital markets platform provider, today announced the hiring of Jonathan D. Walsh as Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer. Mr. Walsh brings key areas of expertise to Calypso including compensation and benefits, learning and development, performance and talent management and organizational effectiveness. He will report to Calypso CEO and President Kishore Bopardikar.
Charged with continuing Calypso’s strong growth trajectory, Mr. Walsh’s objectives include acquiring top talent to add to a global team of over 700 employees across 17 offices worldwide as well as furthering Calypso’s performance-driven culture. In addition, Walsh will drive execution of compensation, benefits, performance management and communication programs to support the company’s strategic goals for revenue and services.
“Calypso is at the critical point where well managed and executed HR capabilities can create tremendous value for the organization,” explains Mr. Bopardikar. “At this stage of growth, Jonathan will provide us with strategic leadership to handle critical issues such as global talent acquisition and mobility, performance-based compensation as well as performance and talent management.”
Having worked previously in both the media and financial services industries, Mr. Walsh most recently served as the Executive Vice President of Human Resources for Clear Channel Outdoor where he spearheaded the company’s human capital strategy. Prior to that, he held senior human resources leadership positions with Washington Mutual and its acquirer, JPMorgan Chase.
According to Walsh, “In looking to join a successful and ambitious technology company, I was intrigued by Calypso’s compelling product offering and global footprint in addition to the complexities of running an international organization. I was immediately impressed by Calypso’s commitment to hiring and retaining the brightest minds in the industry to deliver on their ambitious growth plans. I’m excited at joining a growing organization and I look forward to having an impact on its future success.”