Our guest for this METACO TALKS episode is Swen Werner, Managing Director and Global Product Manager at State Street Digital – a new division of State Street Bank focusing on digital assets and technologies including cryptocurrencies, central bank digital currency, blockchain, and tokenization.
Swen is responsible for designing new products, leveraging different emerging technologies, including distributed ledger technologies and engagement with industry partners to design industry-leading service and operating models.
Swen has been working in the financial services industry for over 15 years and has held senior roles in Europe, U.S. and Asia with JP Morgan, Deutsche Bank and Deutsche Boerse, focusing on product management for custody, clearing and collateral management.
He was selected by the Global Custodian magazine in December 2019 to be one of “30 names who will shape the future of securities services.”
In this episode, we discussed, among others:
– The strategic imperative for asset administrators to have a digital asset service;
– The steps a traditional custodian must take to embrace the new world of digital assets;
– The demands of institutional clients from their custodians in the set up of digital asset systems;
– The gains for efficiency and markets from digital asset adoption.
Disclaimer: This is not investment advice.
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