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Matthias Kröner

Fidor Bank draws the digital distinction

Open infrastructure and digital innovation are at the heart of Fidor Bank's strategy. CEO Matthias Kröner explains how the integration of a new third-party payments network fits this philosophy and why it is important to remain separate from its larger, more traditional rivals.

David Howson

BATS Chi-X Europe keeps ahead of regulatory curve

Largely thanks to its innovative new solution for on- and off-exchange reporting, pan-European exchange BATS Chi-X Europe has seen its market share balloon in recent months. But, aware of the dangers of complacency, chief operating officer David Howson says that the firm is just as focused on further innovation as on growth.

Steve Ellis

People first, says Wells Fargo's 'technology futurist'

When it comes to designing customer portals for Wells Fargo’s internet and mobile offering, people come first, with technology a distant second, says the bank’s Wholesale Services Group head, Steve Ellis. 

Global Payments chief looks to stay ahead of the curve

Global Payments chief looks to stay ahead of the curve

Global Payments processes $1bn in card payments a day in countries all over the world. In a field of rapid innovation, what does chief executive Jeffrey Sloan see as the future of payments?

Kevin Brown

RBS's technology evolution

A lot has changed in the 35 years since Kevin Brown started his career at RBS. The senior executive at RBS International Banking tells The Banker that as telecommunications have evolved, so have customers’ expectations.

Steve Gibson

Euclid nurtures the seeds of opportunity

Euclid Opportunities has been created to fund and nurture financial technology start-ups, specifically those creating new tools and platforms in the post-trade space. The hope is, according to managing director Steve Gibson, that this growing portfolio of innovative companies will play a crucial part in the future financial technology environment.

Alasdair Anderson

HSBC makes IT power play

Working with the maxim that there is big profit potential in big data, the global head of IT architecture at HSBC securities services and his team have spent the past 18 months experimenting with new technologies and now, he tells Dan Barnes, the bank is ready to launch a new suite of client-driven technology solutions.

LME IT chief warms to HKEx task

LME IT chief warms to HKEx task

Chief technology officer Robin Paine is insourcing the London Metal Exchange’s IT function to fit its future as part of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing. He tells The Banker how the complex transformation is taking place.

Commoditising complex products the SG CIB way

Anthony Woolley, the UK chief information officer at Société Générale Corporate & Investment Banking, sees technology making the markets safer but is keen to foster an environment in which innovation in IT solutions thrives.

Stephan Müller

Commerzbank: developing for the digital age

Following its acquisition of Dresdner Bank in 2008, Germany’s Commerzbank is now turning its focus back to developing products and services, its chief information officer tells The Banker.

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