Adjoint names Somil Goyal COO

Smart contracts platform and distributed ledger technology provider Adjoint has named Somil Goyal its new COO. He will be based in London.

Mr. Goyal was an associate partner in commodities and capital markets at EY. He also worked in derivatives, commodities and payments at Deutsche Bank.

Adjoint CEO Havell Rodrigues

“Adjoint’s asset modelling approach to smart contracts will help clients get higher value from their technology investment in trading, risk and compliance,” Mr. Goyal said. “With Adjoint’s platform, firms can improve client service, reduce costs, manage risks better and develop new revenue streams.”

“Somil’s move is timely as we step as we ramp up growth across Europe,” Adjoint CEO Havell Rodrigues said. “He is well versed with distributed ledger technology for enterprise applications, having worked with a diverse set of offerings in this space. Somil has known Adjoint since our selection for the 2016 EY Startup Blockchain Challenge in London.”