Danny Christ joins IWS FinTech as its Chief Digital Officer

15 April 2021 Consultancy.asia 2 min. read
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Boutique consultancy and technology specialist IWS FinTech has named Danny Christ as its Chief Digital Officer. 

The executive has been tasked with helping the Singapore-based consultancy expands its offerings and footprint in the region. Founded in 2018, IWS FinTech advises its clients – mainly mid-sized businesses and start-ups – on digital, blockchain and fintech strategy and product development, as well as on the adoption of next-generation technologies.

“We are delighted to welcome Danny on board. Not only is he a dynamic thought-leader, but he is also one of the most forward-thinking people I know in our industry. There is no other better person than Danny as the enabler of innovation and lead transformer across our team,” said IWS FinTech’s Director Kok Seong.

Danny Christ, Chief Digital Officer, IWS

Prior to joining, Christ was an entrepreneur – the founder of a consultancy that helps blockchain startups with scaling-up and expanding their networks, and small and mid-size companies with alternative financing through asset tokenisation.

Earlier in his career, the registered Management Consultant (at the Institute of Management Consultants) headed technology projects and digital transformation in multiple small and medium-sized enterprises in Singapore, Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam, Malaysia, and Thailand. He also led a variety of private equity backed businesses through regional expansion.

Commenting on his new challenge, Christ said, “I’m thrilled to be part of IWS FinTech and look forward to advancing their offerings in blockchain and fintech, and helping companies apply these solutions to their strategy and operations and strategy.”

The appointment comes at a time of heightened demand for fintech services in the region. Against the backdrop of changing consumer preferences, new, agile start-ups are developing innovative financial services products and solutions, with a growing number of individuals shifting to these services from larger incumbents such as banks.