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  • Bijon leads Twilio’s efforts to deepen and expand our footprint in financial services, define where Twilio can further help solve client problems and guide our direct sales, ISV and global SI partner teams. He has over 25yrs of wholesale and consumer banking experience. Bijon has worked at 4 institutions (Citi, Standard Chartered Bank, Morgan Stanley and JPMorganChase) managing teams focused on product development, machine learning, innovation, and API businesses. He has also worked for a fintech startup in the FX/payments space that IPO’d on NASDAQ and had his  own entrepreneurial venture having founded a fintech consulting firm. Over the course of his career, he has led the founding, strategy, and development of over 6 new innovative execution platforms and corporate venture businesses. Most recently, Bijon ran the financial services vertical for Box across banking, insurance, wealth management, asset management, payments and financial technology. He is an active member of the global fintech community both as an Advisor to startups and as the founder/President of the Association of FinTech Professionals. 

  • Building the Next Generation of Financial Services Through an API First Approach 

 We’ve been speaking about Digital Transformation during the past 10 years, but after the pandemic hit, we are now speaking about Digital Acceleration. Every industry has been struck and is now part of this reinvention and the financial services industry is not the exception. Bijon will discuss the different trends that took place in 2021 and those to come into 2022, regarding this new Digital Acceleration era. The discussion will also showcase how an API first approach has helped different businesses around the world accommodate this new change.