Mittal will lead the company’s technology strategy, refining RealBlocks’ mission to provide open access to alternative investments
NEW YORK, June 23, 2022— (BUSINESS WIRE) – RealBlocks, an alternative investment platform that allows global distribution opportunities for stock managers, announces that Ashish Mittal has joined the company as Chief Technology Officer. Mittal joins RealBlocks with more than 20 years of experience as a fintech engineer and technology leader in the financial services industry. Most recently, he was at American Century Investments, where he was responsible for investment management, operations and compliance technology.
“We are incredibly excited that Ashish has joined RealBlocks as a leader with deep experience in developing cutting-edge financial technology solutions amid our rapid expansion,” said Perrin Quarshi, RealBlocks CEO. “As the alternative investment market continues to grow at an unprecedented rate, Ashish’s experience in managing engineering and developing fintech products will be important in building a better alternative to investing in private markets.
Mittal will focus on technology and product engineering for the alternative investment management platform RealBlocks. He will help oversee the design, development and engineering of the RealBlocks platform, which includes leading technologies such as Blockchain, workflow automation and open API integration capabilities. Mittal will work closely with Seth Stewart, Chief Architect and Product Manager, and Scott Brooks, Chief Operating Officer.
“I am excited to join RealBlocks, a company that uses the latest technology to transform and automate the alternative investment industry,” Mittal said. “I am eager to give my skills and support to improve the company’s mission to build a better alternative investment experience for wealth managers and investors.”
Mittal joined RealBlocks from American Century, where he was responsible for managing investment, operations and compliance compliance solutions and helped build technology platforms to support American Century’s AUM growth to a historic high. Prior to joining American Century, he served as Global Head of Investment, Operations, Compliance and Risk Technology for UBS Asset Management, helping to modernize global business technology solutions with nearly AUM $ 800 billion. Prior to that, Mittal held other senior technology positions at Millennium Partners, UBS Investment Bank and Sapient.
Mittal holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta and a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from the Delhi College of Engineering.
RealBlocks builds the best alternative investment experience for investors and advisors around the world with its revolutionary technology. Today, alternative investment managers are mainly limited to raising capital only in the local market. However, with RealBlocks, these managers can now raise capital in any international market using our platform to connect with institutional and intermediary channels. Our company’s growing client list includes some of the world’s most respected alternative investment managers who use our technology to develop their AUM. To learn more, visit www.realblocks.com.
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