Big data startup Quantexa hires Chrisol Correia

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by Charlie Spargo
Chrisol Correia

Big data analytics firm Quantexa has completed the hire of Chrisol Correia - former Market Planning, International Director at LexisNexis Risk Solutions - as Global Head of KYC (Know Your Customer).

Correia previously spent 13 years at Dow Jones, rising to the position of Director of Strategy and Business Development before moving in 2013. He has extensive experience in regulatory compliance technology and financial crime risk management.

In the new role, he will lead Quantexa's solution that helps organisations create risk insights using detailed analytics capabilities. While at LexisNexis, Correia spearheaded the development and strategy of anti-money laundering data, software and services.

London-based Quantexa is a data startup founded in 2016 by Vishal Marria. Its goal is to help clients better understand customers and their relationships, and directly tackle financial crimes. Using scalable technology, they help customers achieve genuine positive outcomes in a self-sufficient way.

Its KYC strategy aims to identify risk in individuals and businesses, using data on their connections to assess each entity and block anything questionable before it attempts to enter the bank or financial organisation.

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