Pieter Franken

Pieter’s career spans over 25 years in Financial Services, specializing in O&T, Fintech, innovation and large-scale transformations. He has held C-level and executive positions with industry leaders such as Citigroup, Shinsei Bank, Aplus, Monex Securities and Monex Group. His hallmark is pioneering innovative services by embracing bleeding edge technologies while minimizing time-to-market and dramatically reducing costs. Well versed in large scale IT transformation, bi-modal management, innovation, software development, datacenter operations, financial operations and FinTech. He’s a much looked after advisor and expert speaker on a wide range of topics and is known for providing deep insights pulling from is wide experience in IT, financial services, and innovation management.

Pieter is Senior Advisor to Monex Group and is Vice-Chair of the Alternate Investments Committee (AIC) of the American Chamber of Commerce in Japan (ACCJ). He is a member of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) International Technology Advisory Panel (ITAP) and is Board Director at AFIN, a MAS/ABA/IFC co-founded initiative to accelerate Financial Inclusion across Asia and the Middle East.

Pieter holds a MSc in Computer Science from Delft University (The Netherlands) and is a Guest Professor at Keio University (Japan) where he contributes to the advancement in IoT, Digital Currencies, Block-chain technologies, Medical Inclusion and Citizen Science.