Dr. Sebastian Wedeniwski joined Standard Chartered Bank in April 2017 as Chief Technology Strategist. In this role, he is instrumental in defining and implementing the Bank’s digital and innovation agenda. Sebastian joined the Bank from IBM where he was an IBM Distinguished Engineer and the Chief Technology Officer for IBM's global Industrial Sector. In 1998, he joined the IBM Research & Development Laboratory Germany after he founded two software development companies. Sebastian was from 2014 to 2016 on an IBM International Assignment in Japan.