Pendo Systems Names Banking Veteran, Bill Woodley, as President/COO

Pendo Systems is delighted to announce the appointment of industry veteran Bill Woodley as President and Chief Operating Officer. Bill’s career in banking spans more than 25 years, where he has held a variety of executive roles in Europe, Asia, and the USA. Bill joined Pendo Systems Board of Directors last year making his first appearance with the Company at SIBOS in Toronto.

Most recently, Bill was the CEO of Deutsche Bank Americas and DB USA Corporation, the firm’s US Intermediate Holding Company. Prior roles included: Deputy CEO of DB Americas; Global Chief Operating Officer, Regional Management; and Group Chief Operating Officer, Asia Pacific. Bill worked for many years in the Equities divisions for both Deutsche Bank and NatWest Markets has extensive business and operational experience across strategic, risk management and regulatory issues.

Bill Woodley, President, and COO at Pendo Systems commented,

“I have spent the last year advising Pendo Systems and have seen the power of the product, the quality of our team and the positive impact with clients.

Every C-Suite executive in Financial Services and other sectors now understands the imperative of having accurate, accessible, granular data and managing it in a sustainable way. Pendo has proven value in helping clients deal with the hardest unstructured data problems.  

Achieving higher data quality at lower costs is a winning combination and exactly what the industry has demanded from new technology providers. I want to drive the acceleration of innovative technology in solving unstructured data problems for our industry. The transformative results will appeal to Executives, Risk Managers, Boards, Regulators and Auditors alike.”

Pam Pecs Cytron, founder, and CEO at Pendo Systems commented,

“We are delighted Bill is joining the company, his long experience as a banker and as a leader, will be invaluable to us all as we continue to grow and develop the Pendo brand. From my perspective, the business insight and strategic counsel that Bill provides has been exceptional. With Bill’s background and pedigree, he could have taken a position anywhere in the world, that he chose Pendo is the kind of endorsement that can help turbocharge our next phase of growth.”

Mr. Woodley has previously been an Executive Board member of the Institute of the International Bankers (IIB) and on the Supervisory Board of The Clearing House. He serves on the Board and Audit Committee of the Tiger Woods Foundation and is a Non-Executive Director of Scottish Golf.

About Pendo Systems

The Pendo Machine Learning Platform is a data management and discovery platform. It transforms unstructured data into machine-readable datasets at machine scale and significantly improves on standard NLP libraries by applying real-world, customer training data. Headquartered in New Jersey with offices in Charlotte, North Carolina, the senior management team brings decades of experience developing, selling and supporting enterprise-grade software solutions to global banks, insurance companies, and asset management firms.

Pendo Systems is certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), the nation’s largest third-party certifier of the businesses owned and operated by women in the United States.

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Pendo Systems transforms unstructured data into addressable, machine-readable content. 85% of data held by businesses is unstructured, which means it can't be used in automated systems like ML/AI as they require structured data to work.

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