Recipe for a chief (fin)tech officer

Private-sector experience, a knowledge of supervision and a zest for innovation are key ingredients

Technology trendline

According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, the term ‘fintech’ has been around since the 1970s, but it was only actually included in the dictionary in 2018.

Fintech is generally defined as a technological innovation used to support or provide financial services. This includes technologies based on artificial intelligence (AI), big data and blockchain, which have all gained momentum in recent years.

With fintech moving at such a rapid pace, the need for financial firms to have dedicated people

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