Susanne Chishti is the CEO of FINTECH Circle, the FINTECH Circle Institute and co-Founder of The FINTECH Book Series. She is recognized in the European Digital Financial Services ‘Power 50’ 2015, an independent ranking of the most influential people in digital financial services in Europe and has been selected as "City Innovator - Inspirational Woman" in 2016. She has also been a fintech TV Commentator on CNBC. She worked for 15 years in senior positions at Deutsche Bank, Lloyds, Morgan Stanley and Accenture.
Thomas Puschmann has spent more than a decade at the nexus of technology and business. He currently is founder and director of the Swiss FinTech Innovation Lab at the University of Zurich, co-founder and executive director of the association Swiss FinTech Innovations and member of the Swiss Innovation Council Innosuisse. Before his current position he was heading a large international financial services research project at the Universities of St. Gallen and Leipzig and was a visiting scholar at the MIT Sloan School of Management. Prior to his work in research, Thomas spent more than four years in consulting where he was a member of the board at ESPRiT Consulting and The Information Management Group.