CMO moves: Tech Veteran Jessica Reiter joins OakNorth
Jessica Reiter, an ex-C3.ai and CyberGRX tech veteran with over 25 years’ experience in B2B marketing, joins OakNorth as their new US-based CMO.
The former CMO of C3.ai and CyberGRX, Jessica Reiter, is joining the UK challenger bank OakNorth as its new Chief Marketing Officer.
According to OakNorth’s latest press release, Jessica will be taking ownership of the company’s global brand positioning and marketing strategy. She will be based in the US and be part of OakNorth’s Executive Leadership Team.
Jessica is an experienced brand strategist, proven at innovating and leveraging marketing to drive business results and scale companies. She spent nearly four years as the CMO at C3.ai, where she drove the execution of its global marketing plan and helped the company achieve broad market leadership recognition. During her time at C3.ai, the company attained initial “Unicorn” status, entered the Forbes Cloud 100 at #19, and earned its first Best Place to Work award from Glassdoor.
Jessica has also had her own CMO consultancy business, working with a variety of tech start-ups on building and expanding critical areas of their companies’ strategic marketing frameworks. Prior to OakNorth, she was the CMO at CyberGRX, a Series-D cybersecurity platform focused on third-party cyber risk management.
OakNorth is one of the most successful fintechs in the world and one of the few profitable ones with a Unicorn status. Launched in 2015, the UK-based lending scaleup has raised over $1bn in funding from leading investors such as SoftBank and Clermont Group.
Commenting on Jessica’s appointment, Peter Grant, OakNorth’s COO, said: “Jess has significant experience working across multi-billion-dollar enterprise software companies and hyper-growth tech start-ups alike, bringing an enormous amount of knowledge and expertise to her role and the OakNorth leadership team. She joins at an incredibly exciting time for the business and a seminal moment for the commercial lending industry which is undergoing a wave of transformation.”
About OakNorth: OakNorth is one of the world's fastest-growing fintechs. It provides a suite of credit intelligence products that use cloud, machine learning and predictive analytics technologies. It serves banks and lenders, empowering them to efficiently make credit decisions 10x faster, win more business, and manage loan, portfolio, and regulatory risk, through deeper insights into their loan books and individual borrowers. Since its inception, OakNorth has secured over $1bn from leading investors, including: Clermont Group, Coltrane, EDBI of Singapore, GIC, NIBC, Toscafund, and SoftBank.