Industry Insights: The Future of Financial Infrastructure (Panel)

Industry Insights: The Future of Financial Infrastructure (Panel)

Industry Insights: The Future of Financial Infrastructure (Panel)

The future of the financial market infrastructure is difficult to predict due to the enormous speed at which the market is developing. Banks, exchanges, and custodians have built up their traditional knowledge, which has to come together in the crypto area. Partnerships seem like the solution to keep up with the fast development. However, for this, not only individual service systems are needed, but also uniform guidelines throughout Europe in order to enable cooperation.

About the lecturers

Constantin Ketz is Co-founder and Head of Business Development at Cadeia, a financial technology company with the vision to make global capital market transactions and financial products more secure and efficient for both, issuers and investors alike. Before that, he also worked among others at ITSA - International Token Standardization Association and Börse Stuttgart Digital Exchange GmbH.

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Dr. Jan Rosam is Partner at EY and is leading the Financial Services Capital Markets & Investment Banking Consulting practice in Germany. Additionally, Jan is responsible for EY's Financial Services Emerging Technology Consulting offerings around Cloud, Blockchain, and quantum computing in Germany. Jan has more than 15 years’ experience within Capital Markets / Investment banking / Technology sector and holds a Ph.D. in mathematics & computer science.

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Kurt Zeimers is responsible for the go-to-market strategy and product management of the Asset Manager Client Line at BNP Paribas Securities Services in Germany. He is also responsible for the Digital Asset strategy for the German asset manager and asset owner market. He has been working for BNP Paribas Securities Services since 2000 in various roles as project and product manager within the depositary, global custody, and fund administration business. Kurt originally started his career as an account manager at Banque Paribas Luxemburg in the Fund Services department.

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Dr. Ulli Spankowski is the Chief Digital Officer and Managing Director at Börse Stuttgart Group. He actively supports the change in the financial industry towards Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology. Before that he worked with blocknox GmbH and founded Sowa Labs GmbH a fintech start-up specialized in predictive data analytics and disruptive applications in the trading of financial assets and cryptocurrencies.

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Simon Seiter is working full-time in the blockchain space since 2017. Within Hauck Aufhäuser Lampe he is building up the newly founded business area of digital assets including its crypto custodian and crypto ManCo. Before as head of digital assets at Deutsche Börse AG, he has conceptualized and helped to build the digital asset platform D7, and before at Commerzbank, he lead projects for the first digital security in Germany and the first digital euro based on commercial bank money.

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Benjamin Duve is part of the Digital Asset Unit at BNY Mellon. In his enterprise-wide projects on digital assets, he is looking at opportunities around tokenization and beyond. As a realistic, early-days blockchain and DLT enthusiast, he works on finding tomorrow's solutions for today’s capital markets' challenges. Being involved in many securities-related proofs-of-concept and live trades dating back to 2017 he is a thought leader and sought-after panelist in the field. He represents the bank in various industry working groups.

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