Executive Team

The Firm58 executive team is committed to delivering  innovative solutions that transform the middle and back office processes inside capital markets firms. Learn about our executive team below:

Kyle FordKyle Ford, Chief Executive Officer

Kyle Ford is a seasoned technology executive with 20+ years of success managing global organizations and positioning companies for growth and profitability. His broad range of experience includes work in financial technology and services, digital media, big data and cloud computing. Before joining ESW, Kyle managed global software companies for Warburg Pincus, Silver Lake and Genstar, and created and sold enterprise and retail cloud-based software. Kyle received an undergraduate degree in economics from Stanford University and an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management. He lives in San Mateo, California, USA, with his wife and two children.

Jim MullenJames Mullen, Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer

Jim has over 22 years of software development experience in enterprise software. Jim was the founder and President of Intercap Systems, a software company that designed and built leading-edge financial services back office systems. Prior to Intercap, Jim held senior technical and sales management positions at Siebel, Softwire/Kabira, Rich/Reuters and Oracle. Jim holds a BS in Computer and Electrical Engineering from Purdue University and an MBA in Finance and Marketing from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Firm58-Lily-Hwang-WEBLily Hwang, Vice President, Deployment & Client Services

Lily has over 20 years of experience in functional requirements gathering, testing and program management of system deployments and merger integrations. Prior to Firm58, Lily led consulting engagements at Accenture with top retail brokerage houses, asset management firms and commercial banks implementing large, complex systems integration, while managing budgets and controlling costs for these efforts. She also has experiences in re-architecting institutional and retail brokerage organizations through optimizing business processes and procedures.  Lily holds a BA at University of Rochester and MBA in Finance from Tulane University.