New York – Kathy Perrotte, Co-founder and CEO of ActiveViam, a leading provider of data analytics software for financial services organizations, has won the prestigious Woman in Technology Award in the Software & Services Provider category at the Banking Tech Awards USA. This accolade celebrates her inspirational work within the technology sector, as well as her significant contributions to the fintech industry.
The Woman in Technology Award commends an exceptional woman who has demonstrated distinguished leadership and made a positive impact on the fintech industry. The award honors the nominee’s personal contributions in addition to her professional accomplishments.
Perrotte has for many years been a trailblazer in the fintech industry, starting her career as a developer and rapidly ascending to leadership roles. Her skilled and innovative approach to technology solutions along with her visionary and trust-building leadership have positioned ActiveViam as a trusted provider to some of the world’s leading financial institutions.
Under Perrotte’s guidance as CEO, ActiveViam has delivered strong double-digit growth and established industry-leading customer retention rates. Her deep technical expertise and exceptional business acumen have contributed to groundbreaking initiatives that have reshaped the market, including Atoti, ActiveViam’s powerful and flexible data analytics platform, and more recently, DirectQuery, which enables multi-dimensional analysis of huge data volumes.
She has been an effective leader in times of both growth and challenge. In the aftermath of 9/11, she led the recovery efforts of her prior company, Summit Systems, when their New York offices were destroyed in the terrorist attacks and more than 200 employees were displaced.
Perrotte is a staunch advocate for women’s rights and gender equality. She is actively involved in mentoring numerous women in the technology sector, providing guidance and support to help them excel in their careers. She believes in evaluating individuals based on their abilities and achievements, rather than their gender or other external factors.
Beyond her work at ActiveViam, Perrotte serves as a board member, board chair and treasurer of the Center for Safety and Change, the only organization in Rockland County, NY that offers services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking and other crimes. Her commitment to advancing technology and advocating for women’s rights exemplifies her outstanding merit and serves as an inspiration for future generations of women in technology.
ActiveViam provides the world’s leading financial institutions with a fully flexible data aggregation and analytics platform. Our solutions continuously calculate risk and performance metrics on large volumes of fast-moving data, revealing greater insights that empower our clients to make better business decisions, optimize their profits and manage their risk. ActiveViam operates in the global financial market and is a trusted partner of Société Générale, CME, Danske Bank and many more.