Dr Michael Gorriz
CIO story

Dr Michael Gorriz

Group Chief Information Officer
Michael is responsible for defining and implementing the Bank’s technology and innovation strategy and managing the systems development and technology infrastructure which underpin the Bank’s client services.

Prior to Standard Chartered, Michael was Vice President and CIO at Daimler AG where he was globally responsible for strategy, planning and development of the Group’s IT systems, as well as the operation of its technical infrastructure.

He graduated with a Masters degree in physics from the Albert Ludwigs University of Freiburg and obtained a PhD in Laser Engineering from the University of Stuttgart.
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Tuesday, 27 October, 2020 / 03:00 PM - 03:30 PM AEDT
(12:00 AM - 12:30 AM EDT)
CIO Story: Why Cloud is Not an Option But a Necessity for Banks

Cloud adoption is a key enabler to Standard Chartered’s digital strategy and is all the more urgent against the backdrop of the disruption of the banking industry and the global pandemic. With the bank’s global footprint of 60 markets across Asia, Africa and the Middle East, adopting a cloud-first approach will make next generation financial services, like virtual banking, next-generation payments, open banking and banking as a service a reality. Michael Gorriz and Bhupendra Warathe will discuss the bank’s digital strategy, the business drivers for being cloud-first and lessons they’ve learnt in their cloud journey.

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