Nick Fera

Nick FeraNick Fera, CEO of Firm 58, has more than 24 years of business software management experience. As the Chairman and CEO of Parlano, Nick grew Parlano to more than 60 employees, established an intercontinental presence, raised $11 million in capital and exponentially grew the customer base. Under his direction, Parlano was acquired by Microsoft in October 2007.

Prior to Parlano, Nick spent 18 months as the Vice President of Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence at Platinum Technologies, launching a Year 2000 software product and driving revenues to over $20 million in just eight months. He has held executive management positions at a number of companies, including serving as President and COO of The Alcar Group (acquired by Hyperion Software). He currently sits on the Board of Directors at NewsGator Technologies, Inc. Nick holds a B.S. in Finance from the University of Illinois and a master’s degree in management from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management.

The role of compliance officers is changing

Times are changing for compliance officers in the capital markets. From increased regulations and a heightened focus on culture to constantly evolving technology, COs must remain flexible to adapt to a shifting compliance landscape. Nick Fera, CEO of Firm58, explains how these changes are reshaping compliance officers’ duties and paving the way for the modern CCO.

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