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Press Release: Nitrogen Appoints Duncan Powell as CFO

Today we’re announcing a new member on our executive leadership team, and we couldn’t be prouder to welcome Duncan Powell to Nitrogen! See the full press release below.

Nitrogen Appoints Duncan Powell as CFO

Experienced SaaS finance executive joins the firm’s senior leadership team

AUBURN, CA – June 6th, 2019Nitrogen, formerly Riskalyze, announced today that it has named Duncan Powell as Chief Financial Officer. Based out of the company’s Auburn, California headquarters, Powell will head the company’s finance and accounting teams, and report to CEO Aaron Klein.

Previously, Powell served in a variety of senior finance leadership roles at Risk Management Solutions, a $300 million+ global provider of risk modeling and analytics for insurance firms. He was also Senior Vice President of Finance at Veracyte, a publicly-traded life sciences company, and most recently, was Vice President of Corporate Development at Intapp, a private enterprise software business serving professional and financial services firms.

“Duncan impressed us from the beginning with his deep knowledge and experience of enterprise technology businesses and the value proposition of risk management,” said Aaron Klein, CEO at Nitrogen. “I’m excited about the message that his appointment sends about our journey to build a long-term independent partner for the advisors and enterprises we serve, and we are thrilled to welcome Duncan to the team.”

“I am excited to be joining the executive team at Nitrogen,” said Duncan Powell, CFO at Nitrogen. “I look forward to leveraging my prior experience with high growth technology organizations to support the business in realizing its full potential.”

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About Nitrogen

Nitrogen is the company that invented the Risk Number®, which powers the world’s first Risk Alignment Platform and was built on top of a Nobel Prize-winning academic framework. Advisors, broker-dealers, RIAs and asset managers use the Nitrogen platform to create alignment between clients and portfolios, leverage sophisticated analytics to increase the quality of their advice, automate client engagement, and more — all with the mission of empowering the world to invest fearlessly. To learn more, visit


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