New York, NY, March 14, 2016 – Citi Group announced  today that Yandiki, a platform based on TransparentBusiness technology, was named  Top People Management Solution  during its inaugural Smarter Worklife Challenge competition. The purpose of the event was to provide an opportunity to leading tech companies to propose digital human resource solutions to enhance Citi’s workplace.

Yandiki  is a cloud-based technology platform to facilitate the hiring, monitoring, management and payment of distributed teams. It also provides talent on demand via its cloud-based platform which allows for full transparency of remote work. “We are thrilled with the opportunity of helping Citi Group manage their geographically distributed workforce more efficiently,” says Yandiki CEO  Silvina Moschini.

Yandiki was founded in 2014 and boasts such clients as Google, Facebook, DDB Worldwide, Twitter, MasterCard, SONY, Ricoh, Turner, HBO, Aruba Networks, Myriad, Seccion Amarilla and Inter-American Development Bank.

Citi's  Smarter Worklife Challenge  received 133 submissions from 21 countries and shortlisted 19 finalists who presented their projects on February 11, 2016 in New York City.

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"As competition to attract and retain talent in our industry remains high, we are bringing new approaches and technologies to enrich the employee experience and attract top talent," said  Michael Murray, Citi's Head of Human Resources.

“We embrace open Innovation  to identify the best solutions from around the world which would help Citi maintain its leadership position in financial industry and we are excited by the potential to boost productivity using Yandiki platform. We look forward to work with Yandiki on the opportunity to pilot its solution at Citi” said  Jorge Ruiz, Global Head of Fintech Acceleration at Citi.

"The Smarter Worklife Challenge is an exciting channel for us at Citi to harness new technologies that improve how we work, bank, and live, and enables us to better serve our clients and communities," said  David Chubak, Citi's Head of Productivity."It's a privilege to herald the future of banking through co-creation and collaboration between the business and technology community."

About Citi

Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management.