The Data and Analytics division of Black Knight Financial Services (BKFS) has named Ben Graboske to assume its chief technology officer role. Graboske will be responsible for the division’s technology development groups, product marketing and program management functions, as well as supporting corporate technology initiatives. He will be based at the division’s Irvine, Calif., office.
“Ben is a trusted industry veteran, and we are pleased that both our clients and our organization will benefit from his extensive knowledge of products, professional services and technology for the data and analytics sector,” said Kevin Coop, president of Black Knight’s Data and Analytics division.
Before joining Black Knight, Graboske was the head of the Capital Markets, Mortgage Analytics and Realtor Solutions businesses for a large data and analytics company. During his time there, Graboske led business development, professional services and the office of the chief economist; managed go-to-market efforts across both the property services and government segments; and served as head of products and technology for many years. He was also the chief information officer and chief technology officer of both a risk assessment services provider and a leader in online real estate, and served as head of systems and software design for one of the world’s most widely read newspapers.
Graboske said, “I am excited about joining Black Knight’s Data and Analytics team, which can offer lenders, servicers, investors and other companies significant advantages to reduce risk, identify opportunities and achieve greater business growth through our extensive data and analytics capabilities."