John is a passionate advocate of Technology with over 30 years of IT experience in the banking and financial sector. He started his career in Technology in the late 80’s, programming for international banks in the UK and USA before joining a software company in the 90’s. Moving to APAC in 2000 he has helped establish and lead regional operations in both Hong Kong and Singapore. He has been directly involved in, and been responsible for, all aspects of the financial software business including strategy, products, sales and partnerships. He has worked directly with all types of financial institutions, global SI’s and advisory companies including Tier-1 banks, the Big 4, as well as their local branches, and SME’s.