Trussle hires chief technical officer

Michael Lloyd

November 27, 2019

Online mortgage broker Trussle has appointed Todd Zino as chief technical officer.

Most recently Zino was the co-founder and chief technical officer of Wallaby Financial, a credit card fintech that focussed on big data personalisation.

Zino said: “In an era where new Open Banking, property valuation and underwriting APIs are being launched frequently, there’s an incredible opportunity for us to completely revolutionise the mortgage process for consumers.

“I’m excited about the challenge of streamlining the homeownership process and making a huge impact on mortgage approval times for our customers.

“At Trussle, we’re currently hiring a world-class engineering team to enable us the real-time capability to verify banking, property and identity through our digital experience.”

Trussle has also hired Sebastian Anthony as head of organic growth and Terry Lee as product manager.

Anthony led content strategy at Zoopla whilst Lee was a product manager in the acquisition and retention team of sports streaming service DAZN.

Ishaan Malhi (pictured) chief executive and founder of Trussle, added: “I’m delighted to welcome Todd, Sebastian and Terry to the team and am genuinely excited to see how they can accelerate us towards our mission.

“Our culture remains to be our competitive advantage, and by hiring talent that aligns with our values, we are continuing to work towards making mortgages fairer.

“We’ve got incredibly exciting growth plans and we need to bring in the very best talent to help make those plans a reality.

“2020 is going to be a huge year at Trussle and we look forward to seeing more brilliant people come through our doors.”

Since the start of 2019, headcount at Trussle has risen by 48% to 120 staff members.

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