WILMINGTON, Del.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--RDC, the global leader in risk intelligence, announced the executive appointment of Dr. James Lin as its Chief Technology Officer. Dr. Lin, a visionary technology executive with extensive experience in transforming unstructured web and media information into actionable business intelligence, will oversee innovation, development and core technology across all business units at the Company.
Dr. Lin joins RDC from Forbes.com, where he served as Chief Information Officer and spearheaded technology innovations to power what is widely regarded as the “home page for the world’s business leaders.” His overall technological leadership was instrumental in transforming Forbes.com into the #1 business website reaching more than 18 million people each month. Prior to Forbes.com, Dr. Lin delivered technology solutions and information services for financial institutions worldwide, having held senior positions with Standard & Poor’s, Merrill Lynch, and Clearbrook Financial. Born in China, Dr. Lin was awarded his Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Tom Obermaier, RDC Chief Executive Officer said, “For the first time, the risk intelligence industry has a technological visionary at its helm. Dr. Lin’s track record speaks for itself and we can’t wait to turn loose his innovative genius and technological firepower at RDC as he leads the evolution of the industry. Dr. Lin’s leadership will assure that RDC continues to become the industry standard as next generation solutions are delivered. We are thrilled he decided to join RDC.”
Regulatory DataCorp Inc., also known as RDC, delivers powerful, decision-ready open source intelligence and world-class risk and compliance protection, allowing global organizations to identify banned/suspect entities, strengthen fraud protection, ensure regulatory compliance, manage supply and distribution risk, and protect their brand equity. With the world’s largest open source risk-relevant database, RDC provides AML/KYC compliance; Politically Exposed Persons (PEP) protection; emerging market intelligence; corruption, fraud and crime protection; vendor screening and monitoring; and credit risk monitoring to a wide range of clients worldwide. Founded by 20 of the world’s leading financial institutions, today RDC is also a Bain Capital and Goldman Sachs portfolio company. For more information, visit www.rdc.com