Global Conference 2016

Speaker's Biography

Yobie Benjamin

Member, Federal Reserve Bank Faster Payments Task Force, World Economic Forum; Co-Founder, Avegant

Yobie Benjamin is a member of the Federal Reserve Bank Faster Payments Task Force of the World Economic Forum (WEF) and a co-founder of Avegant. He was honored with the 2015 Technology Pioneer Award by the WEF and is also member of the WEF Global Agenda Council on Electronics. Benjamin is a partner in Spatial Ventures, a specialized investment fund with a focus on space-related technologies. He sits on the board of Astro Digital, a leading satellite company. Benjamin is the former global chief technology officer of Citibank Institutional Clients Group/Global Transaction Services, which transacts $1.25 quadrillion annually.


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