Hear from leaders across all aspects of fintech about what is fintech, how to get into it and how to make a mark in the fastest growing sector of finance. Work in Fintech founder Matt Cheung, CEO/co-founder of ipushpull and co-founder of RANsquawk (now known as newsquawk) teams up with founder members to interview fintech founders, CEOs and CTOs about what you can do to gain an edge in fintech. Essential listening for any student or young professional looking to win a role in fintech, banking or finance. To learn more please go to www.workinfintech.com. #fintech
Break into Investment Banking & Big Tech: Advice from Google Director James Tromans
James Tromans discovered coding from a young age then later studied psychology at Oxford. Learning a combination of qualitative, quantitative and analytical thinking helped set up James for a career spanning startups, financial markets and big tech as well as earning a PhD in Computational Neuroscience of Vision. Learn how having a technology background is not a prerequisite to work in fintech and discover how people skills, an entrepreneurial mindset, proactivity, passion and a thirst for knowledge will help you to accelerate your career. James is now a Technical Director within the Office of the CTO at Google Cloud specialising in data engineering and machine learning. Prior to joining Google, James worked in capital markets at Citi in various front-office currency trading and technology leadership roles, most recently as Head of Data Science. Before Citi, James was a Fintech co-founder and started the first regulated (UKGC) business on a public cloud called Trade Chase. James Tromans joins Work in Fintech founder Matt Cheung and founder member Amrit Khatkar and they discuss the importance of fintech, cloud, data and machine learning while James offers lots of career advice to people who would like to work in fintech. For more episodes like this please visit www.workinfintech.com and follow us on Linkedin and Twitter.
Fintech Career Advice from Goldman Sachs Partner & EMEA CIO Damian Sutcliffe (now retired)
Learn how Damian Sutcliffe went from developer to Partner and EMEA CIO at Goldman Sachs. Damian shares his thoughts on fintech, ideas for start-ups and advice to those looking to excel in their careers in fintech, data and financial markets. Damian started off life as a management consultant at Accenture and was seconded to Goldman Sachs. Damian liked Goldman so much that he moved to his former client, first, as a developer and then rose through the ranks across London, New York and Tokyo to become a Partner and managing thousands of people. Now retired, Damian is a PhD student at Cambridge studying Computational Biology. He is also an advisor to McKinsey and start-ups including ipushpull. In this episode, Damian Sutcliffe joins Work in Fintech founder Matthew Cheung and founder member Jagraj Singh to learn why fintech is important and how to get ahead in a career in financial technology. Sign up for more episodes and premium content at www.workinfintech.com.
Career in Cryptocurrency - Advice from Blockchain.com VP of Engineering Lewis Tuff
Lewis Tuff, VP of Engineering at Blockchain.com and a Forbes 40 under 40 shares career advice, thoughts on crypto and blockchain and what has made him successful. The former UBS graduate and Goldman Sachs developer made his first move into fintech by being one of the first employees of fintech giant Revolut. There, Lewis pioneered the cryptocurrency feature in the payments app which got him noticed by Peter Smith (CEO and Founder of Blockchain.com). Now Lewis runs engineering at Blockchain.com, one of the most successful crypto wallets with 67 million users and counting. In this episode, Lewis Tuff joins Work in Fintech founder Matthew Cheung and founder member Jagraj Singh to help unravel where cryptocurrency is headed, and how students/graduates can get into and make their mark on the industry. Sign up for more episodes and premium content at www.workinfintech.com.