AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Q2ebanking (Q2), a provider of premier electronic banking solutions for community financial institutions, announced today that Jay McLaughlin has joined the company as chief security officer and senior vice president of data center operations.
McLaughlin is responsible for the delivery and execution of Q2’s overall information security strategy and data center operations. The company provides a proactive approach to security and monitoring risk with client-controlled authentication that covers its online banking, voice banking and mobile banking platform.
“Jay is a seasoned banking professional who brings a wealth of industry knowledge and experience to our organization. He became extremely familiar with Q2ebanking’s offerings as a former client, and therefore has a unique and invaluable perspective that will further our ability to meet and exceed customer expectations,” said Matt Flake, president of Q2ebanking. “His data center experience, combined with a comprehensive understanding of security will further strengthen our management team.”
Prior to joining Q2, McLaughlin was senior vice president and chief information officer for CNLBank, a $1.5 billion financial institution headquartered in Orlando, Fla. He has more than 13 years of technology experience within the hospitality, real estate, and financial services industries, including positions such as director of information technology for Healthcare Property Investors and vice president of information technology for CNL Retirement Properties.
McLaughlin commented, “I have been continually impressed with the focus that Q2ebanking has on improving the financial services industry and its heightened commitment to security as the foundation of all electronic banking solutions. This focus will prove invaluable as the industry faces both new threats from fraudsters and new regulations in 2012 and the years to come. I am pleased to join such a client driven team and look forward to helping Q2 provide financial institutions with the ability to operate in new and expanding channels with confidence and safety.”
McLaughlin is a regular speaker at industry events, including MIS Training Institute’s InfoSec World, IDG’s Storage Networking World, midTech IT Summit, and InnoTech. He has been quoted in various publications including ComputerWorld, CIO Magazine, American Banker and the ABA Banking Journal. Additionally, he was recognized by ComputerWorld as a Premier100 IT Leader in 2010 for his contributions and leadership over the course of his career.
Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Q2 is a privately-held technology company that provides a comprehensive electronic banking platform consisting of high quality technology solutions that enable financial institutions and their customers to securely communicate and transact – anytime anywhere. Its Microsoft.Net®-based platform provides flexible deployment options for online banking, mobile banking, voice banking as well as a security application to effectively mitigate fraud risk for community financial institutions. In 2010 and 2011, the company was recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in the U.S. by Inc. magazine. For more information about Q2 and its solutions, contact Mickey Goldwasser at 512.807.1660, via email email@example.com or visit www.q2ebanking.com.