Emily Steele

Emily Steele

President, North America


Emily Steele is a senior leader with over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. As Chief Operating Officer of Temenos in North America, Emily oversaw all day-to-day business operations for several divisions and market segments, including customer management, delivery, software development and compliance. She also spearheaded the sales organization for the Temenos Infinity solution.

Emily joined Temenos in 2015 by way of the company’s acquisition of Akcelerant, a U.S.-based financial software provider serving over 600 financial services institutions. As President for North America, Emily expanded her role to include responsibility for the region’s P&L and leading the company’s North America field revenue and go-to-market efforts.

Emily has worked with companies such as Fidelity Information Services, Sanchez, Akcelerant, and Temenos. Emily joined Akcelerant in 2005 as the Controls Director to help analyze, define and implement new and improved processes and procedures for customer care, implementations and product development. By 2006, she was promoted to SVP of Customer Management, becoming Chief Operating Officer in 2010. She was later appointed President in 2012.

Akcelerant, established in 2000, offered multiple software product lines that were used by more than 600 financial institutions in North America. In February, 2015 Akcelerant became a wholly owned subsidiary of Temenos USA, Inc., a global market leader in providing software to the financial services industry. The company was later rebranded, and fully integrated into Temenos where Emily continues to lead the company and serve as a member of the executive management team.