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*SOLD OUT* Crypto - disruptions and opportunities (Geneva)

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​In this presentation, Oliver Bussmann will give insights into overall trends in crypto technology, the disruptive forces of Fintechs to the financial services industry, and how blockchain technology drives this change. He'll talk about the importance of open ecosystems and the position of Switzerland. You will learn about selected new business models impacting the financial services industry and what it takes to adopt to these changes. 
This will be rounded off by his insights in federating a Swiss crypto ecosystem - the crypto valley association - and their work done on the ICO code of conduct 

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31/01/2018 18:30

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31/01/2018 20:30





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​Hôtel N'vY

Rue Richemont 18, 1202 Geneva


Speaker:  Oliver T. Bussmann, Founder and Managing Partner of Bussmann Advisory

Oliver Bussmann is a globally recognized technology thought leader and driver of large-scale transformation at multinational organizations. The Founder and Managing Partner of Bussmann Advisory, he advises enterprises, top-tier consultancies, and financial services companies looking to stay ahead of the digital disruption curve. He also holds important mandates in industry associations, including as President of the Swiss Crypto Valley Association, Global Ambassador for UK-based Innovate Finance and as a Board Member of Identity 2020.

From 2013 to 2016 Bussmann was Group Chief Information Officer of UBS, where he successfully led a major IT transformation effort, instituted a new group-wide innovation framework and established UBS as a pioneer in the development of blockchain for use in financial services. Prior to joining UBS Bussmann was Global Chief Information Officer at SAP, where he also spearheaded significant technological transformation, and before that CIO for North America & Mexico at Allianz. Previous roles have included executive positions at Deutsche Bank and IBM.

Bussmann's achievements have been widely recognized. He was named COO/CTO of the year by Financial News/The Wall Street Journal, European CIO of the Year by INSEAD/CIONET, received the Elite 8 Award, which is given to the most innovative leaders in technology working in capital markets by Wall Street & Technology Magazine, and has twice been included on the Financial News "FinTech 40" list of innovators shaping the future of finance. ​

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