Thomas Sullivan is a Managing Director at Société Générale in New York, where he is the Head of Market Access and Business Development for Digital Assets. Through the SG-Forge subsidiary, Société Générale has been recognized as a market leader, providing innovative services to issue, transact, and manage digital-native financial products registered on blockchain. In collaboration with the SG-Forge team, Tom spearheads the tokenization and blockchain efforts for Société Générale in the Americas. Tom has over 20 years of experience in securities and banking, focusing on the intersection of operations and innovation. In his seven years at Société Générale, he has managed various operations divisions, including securities settlements, collateral management, f/x, and payments. Tom has spearheaded several blockchain related initiatives, and in 2022, he led Société Générale’s successful implementation of the Broadridge Distributed Ledger Repo platform. He is an active member of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association, participating in SIFMA’s Digital Assets Working Group.
Prior to Société Générale, Tom was the Head of Broker Dealer Operations at Commerzbank, where he managed securities settlements, securities lending support, and asset servicing. With the merger of Commerzbank and Dresdner Bank in 2009, Tom coordinated the integration of the operational platforms of the Firms. He graduated from New York University with BA in Economics and holds Series 7, 24, and 27 registrations with FINRA.
Day 1: Nov 3, 2022
FUTURE TRENDS DUAL DEBATE: BUILDING A WORLD LEADING DIGITAL BANKING PROPOSITION
Trust as a Catalyst and Turning Point for FS & Banking Innovators?
When discussing future trends which will truly differentiate the winners in digital banking on a global scale our keynote guest speakers have a raft of international experience. Hear the future trends and how the future of Financial Services is marked by fundamental change where non-banks compete for their business and banks edge towards new and innovative partnerships outside their own arena. This scene-setting session will define the brave moves and unique approaches which takes financial services and banking into a new future, leveraging on the trust they have hard won with customers. Which worldclass banks what will be next!
- The next innovation landscape: Embracing all things digital, fintech and blockchain for crafting customer-centric campaigns aligned with shifting consumer preferences
- Reaching higher pinnacles of customer-centricity: satisfying global demand for seamless online experiences, paving the way for tailored digital marketing strategies and brand leadership
- Using blockchain and DLT to underpin growth, change and emerging partnerships
- Choosing the right non-FS and non-traditional partners in retail, CMS (Commerce Marketplace Specialist) and mass wholesale intermediation
This visionary session aims to share what future success looks like and how to start planning your next move to carve a bigger share of the market via non-traditional partnerships with practical avenues for worldwide impact
Day 2: Nov 4, 2022