Rob Moffat

Senior Technical Architect, FINOS

Unlocking Open Source Contribution in Finance



Rob Moffat is a seasoned IT professional living in the UK. Over the last twenty years, he has worked at many of the top-tier investment banks in London on regulatory and transformation IT projects. Most recently he has been an advocate for the Symphony platform and the transformational capabilities of chat bots within finance.

Rob is a staunch advocate of Open Source and works on many open source projects, including the FINOS “Spring Bot” project which he built and contributed whilst working at Deutsche Bank.

Rob holds a Computer Science degree and an MBA and is the author of “Risk-First Software Development”

He was CEO of 2 Hedge Funds; a senior advisor to TPG; head of business development, IP & licensing at Cambridge Display Technology; GM of Strategic Intellectual Asset Management — Motorola & Director of Technology Strategy.

Prior to this, he co-founded and served as Chief Technology Officer at (recently acquired by ProtectAI) – the go-to vulnerability management and responsible disclosure platform for world-renowned open source libraries including vim, and nuxt.js. He also served as a product owner and security engineer at BT Security, developing threat intelligence and data insight solutions for BT’s global Security Operation Centre (SOC) network.

Jamie graduated from King’s College London with a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence. Subsequently, he authored and published “A Lane Merge Coordination Model for a V2X Scenario”; a paper on autonomous vehicles, 5G and edge-cloud computing in collaboration with Ericsson, Bosch, Volvo and King’s College London. He presented and demonstrated his work at Mobile World Congress alongside Centre Tecnologic de Telecommunications de Catalunya (CTTC).