I operate at the intersection of banking, innovation & technology.
I help banks and financial service providers to navigate digital transformation.
I help established FinTechs to grow.
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As former CEO of Fidor TecS AG I helped to implement Fidor Bank's technology strategy. Fidor TecS enables disruptive digital banking by reshaping the customer relationship through technology. The core product is the banking platform fidorOS that seamlessly bridges traditional banking (account, payment, deposit, loan) and new banking (P2P, Crowd, Crypto, Realtime). fidorOS is the first open API banking platform of its kind and multiple award winning. See also: Fidor: Model Bank of the Year 2015 - awarded by Celent.
My former work at GIZS (Sparkasse/paydirekt) was focussed on the success of paydirekt. paydirekt establishes the online payment platform of Germany's Sparkassen and banks.
In 2013 Samarth Shekhar and me founded FinTech Forum - the first German FinTech event focused on Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and Central Europe with the mission to identify innovators and disruptors in the Financial Services sector and bring them together with high-calibre investors. For further information about FinTech Forum click here.
Selected next events
28th April 2023
"Das Geld von morgen" ("Tomorrow's money")
Kreuzlingen am Bodensee, Switzerland
17th October 2023
"Digital transformation of a bank", Experten Forum
As a keynote speaker, I love to share my experiences and strategies for the future. My topics are new ideas, innovations, technologies, payments, crypto and banking.
As a chairman I helped to build Hufsy between 2015 and 2019. Hufsy is reinventing how businesses handle money and do banking. It offers integrated account, accounting & tax for freelancers and SMEs.
Selected past events
5th March 2018
"Digitalisation in Banking"
SingularityU Czech Summit, Prague
14th Nov 2017, 9:00 am
Keynote "Digital transformation of the banking industry"
51st FELABAN Annual Assembly, Miama, Florida
6/7 July 2017
"Crypto currencies - An investor's perspective"
Crypto Currency Conference, Odessa, Ukraine
„Auswirkung der Digitalisierung auf FinanzWirtschaft und Gesellschaft"
Denkerkreis, Figline Valdarno, Florenz
„Fintech Rising Impacts on Banks, Telco and Retail Business Models”
Payment SUMMIT 2016, Helsinki
„Forrester's Forum for Marketing Leaders"
St. Paul‘s, London
Keynote „Banking Reloaded“
CL@B 2014, Panama City
Previously, I worked for Deutsche Bank for 20 years, amongst others as Divisional Director Internet & New Media and Director of Innovation. During this time, I was also allowed to teach creativity and innovation management at the Mannheim Business School for several years.
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Thinking about "Evolution of paradigms in Banking IT" on slideshare
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