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Simple names Moin Moinuddin new Head of Engineering


Moinuddin brings expertise from technology giants such as Microsoft and Tesla, as well as Dropbox, building on decades of experience in search and commerce technology.

He will lead all Engineering for Simple, including product engineering and infrastructure.

PORTLAND, OR – March 2, 2020Simple today announced the addition of Moin Moinuddin to the company’s corporate leadership. Moinuddin will serve as Vice President of Engineering for the neobank.

In his role, Moinuddin will lead all of Engineering, including product engineering and infrastructure. He brings decades of experience in search and commerce technology, as well as the ability to launch new products and services. Prior to joining Simple, Moinuddin served in the development of Tesla’s financial products platform, the global monetization platform for Dropbox, and Microsoft’s global commerce strategy.

“We are always experimenting with ways to deliver products and services that help our customers feel confident with their money,” said Simple CEO David Hijirida. “I expect that Moin’s focus on execution and his ability to deliver amazing customer experiences will serve us well in our ability to quickly test and learn, and launch new products and services.”

Moinuddin is also enthusiastic about the opportunities he sees at Simple, saying he “looks forward to making an impact across the organization at all levels.”

“Serving as head of engineering at Simple goes beyond just the engineering team,” said Moinuddin. “One key benefit to working for a smaller, younger company -- in addition to the entrepreneurial mentality -- is the ability to impact every part of the company with the work we’re doing.”

Hijirida says he expects Moinuddin to play a highly influential and visible role in the organization as Simple continues to focus on creating an integrated and automated budgeting and banking experience that inspires financial confidence.

“Our entire company operates with a rapid learning and execution tech mindset,” said Hijirida. “We want to be able to pilot products and services, gather customer feedback, and make adjustments as we go. Having Moin here helps us make that whole process faster, smoother and more efficient.”

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Simple, a Portland, OR based company, combines innovative technology, intuitive user experience, and expertise in behavioral economics to help its customers easily bank, budget and save. Simple customers receive a Simple Visa® card that's tied to an FDIC-insured account with no surprise fees, and powerful budgeting and savings tools. Simple's banking services are accessible via web, iOS, and Android apps. Banking services are provided by BBVA Compass. BBVA Compass is a trade name of Compass Bank, Member FDIC. The Simple Visa® Card is issued by Compass Bank pursuant to a license from Visa U.S.A. Inc, and may be used everywhere Visa debit cards are accepted. For more information, please go to www.simple.com.