Frank Schwab - Professional Board Member, Strategic Advisor & Speaker

As former CEO of Fidor TecS AG I helped to implement Fidor Bank's technology strategy. Fidor TecS enables disruptive digital banking by reshaping the customer relationship through technology. The core product is the banking platform fidorOS that seamlessly bridges traditional banking (account, payment, deposit, loan) and new banking (P2P, Crowd, Crypto, Realtime). fidorOS is the first open API banking platform of its kind and multiple award winning. See also: Fidor: Model Bank of the Year 2015 - awarded by Celent.

As a keynote speaker, I love to share my experiences and strategies for the future. My topics are new ideas, innovations, technologies, payments, crypto and banking.

Frank Schwab Speaker SAP Banking Forum Mainz

As a chairman I helped to build Hufsy between 2015 and 2019. Hufsy is reinventing how businesses handle money and do banking. It offers integrated account, accounting & tax for freelancers and SMEs.

Hufsy - reinventing how businesses handle money and do banking

Selected past events

26th September 2023

"Crypto currencies - quo vadis?"

Deutscher KVG Tag, Luxemburg 🇳🇱

17th October 2023

"Digital transformation of a bank", watchIT Forum 2023, Mosbach, Germany 🇩🇪

28th April 2023

"Das Geld von morgen" ("Tomorrow's money")

Swiss Bitcoin Conference

Kreuzlingen am Bodensee, Switzerland 🇨🇭

5th March 2018

"Digitalisation in Banking"

SingularityU Czech Summit,

Prague, Czech Republic 🇨🇿

14th Nov 2017, 9:00 am

Keynote "Digital transformation of the banking industry"

51st FELABAN Annual Assembly,

Miama, Florida, USA 🇺🇸

6/7 July 2017

"Crypto currencies - An investor's perspective"

Crypto Currency Conference,

Odessa, Ukraine 🇺🇦

Juni 2016

„Auswirkung der Digitalisierung auf FinanzWirtschaft und Gesellschaft"


Figline Valdarno, Florenz, Italien 🇮🇹

March 2016  

„Fintech Rising Impacts on Banks, Telco and Retail Business Models”

Payment SUMMIT 2016,

Helsinki, Finland 🇫🇮

April 2015

„Forrester's Forum for Marketing Leaders"

St. Paul‘s,

London, UK 🇬🇧

May 2015

„Digital Banking, Financial Inclusion and Impact Investing"

SKBI Conference, Singapore 🇸🇬

September 2014

Keynote „Banking Reloaded“

CL@B 2014,

Panama City, Panama 🇵🇦

Previously, I worked for Deutsche Bank for 20 years, amongst others as Divisional Director Internet & New Media and Director of Innovation. During this time, I was also allowed to teach creativity and innovation management at the Mannheim Business School for several years.

Thinking about "Evolution of paradigms in Banking IT" on slideshare

Evolution of paradigms in Banking IT Frank Schwab 01

My former work at GIZS (Sparkasse/paydirekt) was focussed on the success of paydirekt. paydirekt establishes the online payment platform of Germany's Sparkassen and banks.

fidorOS - designed by Frank Schwab, CEO Fidor TecS AG

I operate at the intersection of

banking, innovation & technology.

I help banks and financial service companies to navigate digital transformation & established FinTechs to grow.

Gulf International Bank 🇧🇭  I  PIF 🇸🇦 

Addiko Bank 🇦🇹  I  PayU 🇳🇱    

Hauck & Aufhäuser Innovative Capital 🇩🇪

In 2013 Samarth Shekhar and me founded FinTech Forum - the first German FinTech event focused on Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and Central Europe with the mission to identify innovators and disruptors in the Financial Services sector and bring them together with high-calibre investors. For further information about FinTech Forum click here.

Frank Schwab - GIZS ( Sparkasse / paydirekt ) - speaking at Finanzinformatik 2016

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