By Ethen Yao, Head of Innovation and Intellectual Properties, Blast.com
Ethen, can you please tell the Risk Insights readers a little bit about yourself and what your current professional focus is?
What, for you, are the benefits of attending a conference like the ‘X-Tech 2019 Convention’? What can attendees expect to learn from your session?
The benefit to attend conferences and conventions like X-Tech is to hear other industry experts share their opinions on the current financial innovation landscape, to see what other products are being developed, and to meet fellow innovators and leaders of the industry.
In your opinion, how can we look to effectively disrupt the disrupters?
How can FinTechs and Bank providers alike make the most of this current landscape?
What are the key challenges of balancing innovation and exposure and have you got any advice for your peers?
Looking ahead, how do you see the technology and innovation space evolving?
We also asked Ethen some informal questions…
What three items would you take with you if you were stranded on a desert island?
If you had not taken the career route to become a financial risk professional, what would you be doing right now?
What has been the highlight of your career so far?