The Commonwealth Bank’s main products owner for open banking Gavin Leon has still left the financial institution immediately after over a total of 18 decades to join application corporation Atlassian.
Leon announced his departure via LinkedIn, stating he will signing up for Atlassian mid-March.
Both Atlassian and Commonwealth Bank declined to comment on the move.
“Today is my final working day at CBA. I’m privileged to have labored with so several unbelievable individuals who gave me a opportunity, genuinely care about what they do and are excellent at their craft,” Leon wrote.
“Thank you for your friendship and almost everything you have taught me. I’m grateful for the great opportunities to understand and grow functioning on significant initiatives that couple firms in Australia can do.
“As one chapter closes a different starts. I’m thrilled to be setting up my following chapter at Atlassian in mid-March.”
Leon was appointed the main products owner (CPO) for open banking in January 2020.
Leon known as the released of CBA’s initially period of open banking in July previous 12 months a “milestone” for the financial institution “while advancing our technological innovation strategy”.
Commencing his journey at CBA in 2002, Leon labored his way up from provider shipping and delivery manager to a digital details and analytics govt manager posture right before taking up the CPO role for open banking.
As portfolio govt for digital channels at CBA, Leon assisted in the programme shipping and delivery of CommBank’s client digital web-sites and mobile apps these as NetBank, CommBank.com.au and the CommBank mobile application.
CBA also not too long ago shed its lead engineer for a container-as-a-provider system that hosts crucial workloads these as open banking, Dário Nascimento, to United Kingdom broker corporation CMC Markets.
Even so, in spite of the evident overlap in open banking development get the job done, it is unclear if the departures are in any way relevant.