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Mariano Belinky

Santander InnoVentures brings start-up innovation to big banking

December 1, 2015

Santander InnoVentures’ achievements have been built on its senior management’s engagement with new trends, new technology and new companies, as well as a healthy and good quality deal flow. Joy Macknight talks to managing partner Mariano Belinky.

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US Bank chief innovation officer looks to plug into the community

October 26, 2015

How can banks better serve their customers? Go ‘hyper-local’ and deliver actionable information at a community level, US Bank chief innovation officer Dominic Venturo tells Joy Macknight.

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One small step towards innovation at Standard Chartered

October 1, 2015

Anju Patwardhan took up her role as the first chief innovation officer at Standard Chartered in July. And the move from risk to innovation was just a short hop, she tells Joy Macknight.

Brunon-Bartkiewicz

Tapping innovation inside ING and out

September 1, 2015

Brunon Bartkiewicz, the chief innovation officer at ING Bank, tells Joy Macknight about the spirit of innovation within the Dutch institution that reaches beyond the edges of its business.

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Why Zopa scores highly in the rating game

December 1, 2014

The credit rating capabilities of peer-to-peer lending platform Zopa has proved to be more effective than those in many banks. Giles Andrews, the company's CEO, explains how the company has honed such technology and discusses the possibility of outsourcing it to banks.

Kevin Brown

RBS's technology evolution

March 3, 2014

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.

Alasdair Anderson

HSBC makes IT power play

January 2, 2014

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.

Commoditising complex products the SG CIB way

November 1, 2013

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.

Ali Engin Eroglu

Vakifbank steps up to compete in Turkey's high-tech market

May 1, 2013

Vakibank's five-year plan to upgrade its IT infrastructure and completely remake its core banking application is ambitious but, according to CIO Ali Engin Eroglu, it is vital if the bank is to keep pace with Turkey's technology-focused banking sector.

Central and Eastern European Stock Exchange Group united by upgrade

Central and Eastern European Stock Exchange Group united by upgrade

December 3, 2012

By the end of 2013, all of the Central and Eastern European Stock Exchange Group's exchanges will have upgraded their trading systems to Xetra. Michael Buhl, joint-CEO of the Vienna Stock Exchange and CEESEG, explains the importance of centralising systems while retaining a local identity.

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