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Dr. Sebastian Wedeniwski

Dr. Sebastian Wedeniwski

Chief Technology Strategist

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. 


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Wednesday, 14 November, 2018 12:45 PM|Wednesday, 14 November, 2018 01:15 PM

CIO Story: Developer Experience and Open Collaboration to deliver Digital Banking

The future of banking is changing fast with massive technology led change in several industries. Our architectural direction is to build an adaptive layer that will allow us to connect to clients/ partners and support interactions based on APIs. For that we create a platform to upskill the technology expertise landscape of the Bank and guide developers on our journey to build for Openness and Integration.

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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. Sebastian is a mathematician and computer scientist by background, he graduated both in Mathematics (Cryptography) and Computing Science (Computational Mathematics) in 1997 and received his Doctorate Degree in Mathematics (Number Theory) from the University of Tübingen in 2001. Sebastian has published multiple books and owns several patents. Sebastian enjoys running marathons in his leisure time. He is married and has two daughters and three sons.

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