Alan Scully

A senior technology professional experienced in leading complex, large-scale business and regulatory initiatives and in product development, enabling revenue generation and growth. A creative thinker who thinks outside the box to solve complex challenges and get things done, and done right. Inventor in three pending patents. Diverse background in both financial institutions and startups, well placed in the current world of FinTech and changing financial services.


Senior Program and Project Manager, managing complex must-not-fail deliveries, often to unmoveable deadlines (due to client commitments or regulatory/market deadlines), across multiple teams (50+) worldwide across APAC, EMEA, Americas. Razor-sharp intuition for identifying and addressing risks to ensure successful delivery. Adept at managing and developing teams of project and program managers to


Product Developer, from ideation for product creation. Experience developing and owning products from a handful of stakeholders to hundreds of global stakeholders, prioritising feature sets and managing expectations. Experience developing products which will be in the hands of external users - such as members of the public - and competing with other products, running product research and feedback focus sessions, creating pilots, honing usability, working with marketers, and evolving product over time.


A Creative Thinker, from original solutions to challenges in project delivery, to spotting gaps in the market in product creation. Inventor in 3 pending patents.


Technically Sound, with experience grounded in developing and owning high-throughput, high-performance, highly reliable and resilient automated trading systems when errors could be catastrophic. Up-to-date with knowledge on new technology, from cloud to blockchain, and adept at learning working knowledge of emerging technology quickly.


Broad experience, from small startups like today's fintechs to large corporates, from financial products to mobile and internet, spanning all areas including change management, operational stability, resiliency, regulatory, risk, governance, compliance, audit, cyber, business management, venture capital, and more. From working with developers in off-shore locations, to global CIO’s, CISO’s, CEO’s and COO’s, to external vendors, regulators and auditors - adept at liaising between groups and presenting information in a way that’s easily understandable and relevant to the audience.


Valuing Diversity, Equality and Community. From mentoring at-risk children to promoting LGBT+ equality to making life easier for working parents, a firm believer in inclusivity and giving back. Appreciative of all cultures; Lived and worked in UK, Hong Kong, South Korea, and Japan (currently based in Tokyo, Japan).


Patents

  1. SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR IMPLEMENTING CUSTOMIZABLE RULES FOR ASSOCIATING LEGAL ENTITIES OR OTHER ATTRIBUTES WITH APPLICATIONS AND DEPLOYMENTS. Filed Dec 31, 2020. US 20210201429.

  2. Not yet public

  3. Not yet public

Languages

  • English - Native

  • Japanese - JLPT N2

  • Korean - Super rusty


Company Experience

2013-Now: JP Morgan, Japan

2011-2013: Citibank, UK

2009-2013: Mobile Application Developer and Publisher (Private Venture)

2006-2011: Credit Suisse, Japan

2005-2006: UBGlobal, South Korea

2003-2005: Korean Language Study, Sogang University, South Korea

2001-2003: Citibank, HK

2000-2001: Saffron Hill Ventures, UK

1998-2000: Salomon Smith Barney (now Citibank), UK

1997-1998: Morgan Stanley, UK

1994-1997: Salomon Brothers (now Citibank), UK

1993: JP Morgan, UK (Intern)

1990-1994: Bsc (Hons) First Class, Computing Science, Univeristy of Glasgow

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