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Please join us for a special event in Melbourne, which brings together three global experts from the Financial Services industry;

– Andrew Koay from OCBC
– Sophie Gilder from CBA.
– Jonathan Reichental from the City of Palo Alto.

This is a paid event, tickets can be purchased here;

Andrew Koay – OCBC
Presentation Topic: Blockchain Journey
Andrew is a senior enterprise architect specializing in banking distribution channels and has hands-on experience with business solutions, technical advisory, analysis, design and development. Prior to joining OCBC, Andrew worked with other banks, Ernst & Young and Arthur Andersen where he was qualified as a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).

Andrew is also:
•A mentor at OCBC FinTech Accelerator, http://TheOpenVaultAtOcbc.com
•A contributor to ‘Project Ubin’ with the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)
•A member of World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) CryptoLedgers Community Group
•A Fellow at Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS)
Andrew enjoys traveling to experience geography, culture and businesses alike. He cycles for longer rides and picnic lunches, loves piano and practicing qigong/taichi. He is a BitCoin Miner and experiments with the emerging variants of the Blockchain. Andrew is a strong advocate of ethical hacking and encourages hands-on coding to reinforce learning.

Sophie Gilder – Commonwealth Bank of Australia
Presentation Topic: Blockchain @ CBA
Sophie is responsible for the portfolio of blockchain projects across the Commonwealth Bank of Australia’s global Innovation Labs, utilising customer centric design thinking and lean start-up methodologies. Her investment banking experience includes advising, originating and executing capital raising transactions driven by client’s core funding needs, acquisitions or new business initiatives across a broad product set including vanilla debt capital markets products, securitisation and structured finance transactions.

Jonathan Reichental
Dr. Jonathan Reichental, currently the Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the City of Palo Alto, is a multiple award-winning technology leader whose 25-year career has spanned both the private and public sectors. In 2017, he was named one of the top 100 CIOs in the world and in 2016 he was named one of the top 20 most influential CIO’s in the United States. Dr. Reichental is also recognized as a global thought leader on a number of emerging trends including urban innovation and blockchain technology. In 2013 he was recognized as one of the 25 doers, dreamers, and drivers in government in America. He also won a best CIO in Silicon Valley award and a national IT leadership prize. His innovative work in government has also been recognized by the White House. Dr. Reichental works with his teams to apply technology innovation in organizations to create new value and to enable work to be more meaningful and fun. He is a popular writer, including recently co-authoring The Apps Challenge Playbook and he is a frequent public speaker on a wide range of technology and business-related topics. He co-hosts the popular podcast, Drinking Wine Talking Tech.