Perseus Lands Karen Bertoli as Chief Marketing Officer

London and New York - 12 February 2014

  • Veteran Fintech Energiser Continues to Rise 
  • Representing an Elite of Leading Financial Technology Women Globally 

Perseus Telecom, a leading provider of high-speed global connectivity, High Precision Time™ and Market-to-Market networks announced today Karen Bertoli joins as Chief Marketing Officer. Karen is to lead the global brand and act as spokesperson across all asset classes, cryptocurrency (Bitcoin), fibre, microwave access, multi-media, e-commerce and online gaming. Karen sits on the Executive Committee with founding members and reports directly to Chief Executive Dr Jock Percy. Karen will be based at the company's Miami office and be a regular at company offices in Chicago, London, New York, Sao Paulo and Hong Kong.

"We're delighted and proud Karen has joined Perseus", says Jock Percy. "Karen has a phenomenal pedigree combined with industry wide respect and we have no doubt that her excellence in finance and technology will be of tremendous value to Perseus, our customers, and our partners as we go through year on year triple digit growth"

"I'm honoured to join the Perseus team and welcome this tremendous opportunity," says Karen Bertoli, Chief Marketing Officer of Perseus. "My level of respect and consideration for the engineers and designers who truly are the core of the company is impossible to overstate; I've studied and worked for many years on how to best translate next generation Perseus innovations for customer acquisition and company growth. At Perseus we will defuse mystery and relay the cost savings and convenience of an automated world."

The former Chief Marketing Officer of London-based Fixnetix will remain as an Advisor to the market data, trading and risk control provider. Perseus and Fixnetix recently aligned to offer a leading tier one bank High Precision Time™, a next generation network offering that provides customers with compliance practices regarding proof of government certified time and is currently deployed in New York, Chicago, London and Tokyo.

"Karen Bertoli has played an instrumental role in building global awareness of my company for the past four years and directly impacted our business through strategic communications and relationships," says Hugh Hughes, Chief Executive of Fixnetix. "Karen's market knowledge and product understanding across the asset classes makes her a marvelous addition to our joint business plans with Perseus. We have known Perseus for a number of years and this appointment will only expand our growing alliance."

Karen is an Advisory Board Member for Traders Fulcrum, fellow of the new contemporary art museum in Miami called PAMM and a fitness enthusiast. She holds an MBA from California Polytechnic University in San Luis Obispo, CA.

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