@ Deputy CEO, SENSORIUM, Project Lead, Wakatta
Alex Blagirev is a former fintech executive, awarded as the most innovative bank in Central and Eastern Europe according to the Global Finance Magazine, 2017. He managed the development of R3 (Global blockchain consortium) in CIS region, including initial launch of R3 pressence and later launch on several projects on Corda. He collaborated and formed with partners the FinTech Association (over 20major banks participants, including Central Bank as a co-founder) and designed the Masterchain – the first financial infrastructure for banking operations covering one country, including the first banking transaction for digital identity on the blockchain between 5 banks.
Alex had several roles on the edge of Innovations, Data and finance functions for other large financial institutions such as private and government banks in CIS, promoting the new age of accounting and user journey for investment transactions, corporate deals and retail products. He became one of the earliest Chief Data Officers in Europe and wrote the business book about BigData (hits Top#1 in analytics bookstore, bestseller for 12 weeks). Ambassador of GBBC (Global Blockchain Business Council, NYC)