Yolande Piazza has been named Google Cloud’s vice president of financial services.
Piazza, who spent 32 years at Citigroup, will be focused on helping Google Cloud lure more Wall Street clients onto the cloud provider’s platform.
Providers are ramping up efforts to recruit financial firms to use the public cloud.
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Google Cloud is hiring a long-time Citi executive as cloud providers increase their efforts towards attracting more Wall Street firms.
Yolande Piazza was named vice president of financial services at Google Cloud on Tuesday. Piazza spent 32 years at Citigroup, most recently serving as CEO of Citi Fintech, the group responsible for leading the mobile efforts for Citi’s consumer bank.
At Google Cloud, Piazza will head up the company’s North American financial services sales and customer engineering teams and report to Kirsten Kliphouse, president of North America for Google Cloud. Part of the role will include defining and creating new solutions specifically geared toward Wall Street.
Rob Enslin, Google Cloud president, said Piazza’s history of knowing how to collaborate in clients will come in handy.
“She has a track record in the industry of being hands on and co-creating with customers. We …read more
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