Clearwater Analytics, an industry-leading SaaS solution for automated investment data aggregation, reconciliation, accounting, and reporting, announced today that it has named as financial services executive Eric Lapham as Senior Vice President of Investment Management. In this role, Eric will lead the company’s business development strategy for the growing investment management market.
Eric joins Clearwater from State Street Bank where he was Managing Director of global strategic accounts for CRD and Global Head of Sales for State Street Global Exchange (SSGX). Eric has over 30+ years of experience in fintech and software and services sales, including over 20 years in the buy-side financial services industry with CRD, SSGX, and BISAM. At BISAM he ran sales and helped the firm quadruple its revenue during his four-year tenure before its sale to Factset in March 2017. Based in the Boston area, Eric received his B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the US Air Force Academy and the University of Maine and his MBA with a concentration in Finance and Entrepreneurship from the FW Olin School of Business at Babson College.
“We are excited that Eric has joined Clearwater because he brings tremendous experience in all facets of investment management,” said Scott Erickson, Chief Operating Officer, Clearwater Analytics. “His leadership will be extremely valuable as we unlock new opportunities with this incredibly critical market.”
“More and more investment managers of all types are moving to Clearwater to replace legacy and manual data-entry technologies with a modern, automated, and scalable solution,” said Eric Lapham. “I’m thrilled to be joining the company at such a pivotal growth stage and look forward to partnering with our investment management clients and other business relationships and firms.”