Company Bio:

Our client is an innovative fintech startup based in Chicago, specializing in providing terminal solutions through mobile devices. With recent seed funding, they are poised to revolutionize the fintech landscape by offering convenient and secure transaction capabilities directly from cellphones. As they embark on this exciting journey, they are seeking a Chief Technology Officer to lead their technological development and strategy. This role will report directly to the CEO and be integral in shaping the company’s future.


  • Develop and execute the technology strategy in alignment with the company’s business goals and objectives.
  • Lead the design, development, and deployment of fintech solutions, ensuring they are secure, scalable, and user-friendly.
  • Oversee the entire technology infrastructure, ensuring optimal performance, reliability, and security.
  • Collaborate closely with the CEO and other executives to define product roadmaps and innovation strategies.
  • Manage and mentor a growing team of developers and IT professionals, fostering a culture of innovation and excellence.
  • Stay abreast of emerging technologies and industry trends, integrating relevant advancements into the company’s products and services.
  • Ensure compliance with financial regulations and security standards, implementing best practices in data protection and risk management.
  • Coordinate with external partners, vendors, and stakeholders to enhance technological capabilities and support business growth.
  • Prepare and present technology updates, progress reports, and strategic plans to the CEO and board of directors.
  • Lead the technical due diligence for potential funding rounds and strategic partnerships.


  • Proven experience as a CTO or in a similar senior technology leadership role, ideally within the fintech or mobile solutions industry.
  • Strong background in software development, mobile technologies, and cybersecurity.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and manage a technical team in a fast-paced startup environment.
  • Excellent strategic thinking and problem-solving skills, with a track record of driving technological innovation.
  • In-depth knowledge of financial regulations, data protection standards, and industry best practices.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, capable of articulating complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.
  • Experience with fundraising and investor relations is a plus.
  • Passion for fintech and a commitment to leveraging technology to drive business success.

If you think you would be a good match, we would love to meet you. Please fill out our application form.