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Preparing the Next Generation of FinTech Innovators – Exclusive Interview with Paul Griffin, Singapore Management University (SMU)

Singapore, one of the gems of the global financial sector, is known for its rich startup ecosystem, progressive government, a highly advanced infrastructure, and more importantly, for its conducive environment, facilitating the appropriate development of the next generation of talent.

MEDICI Team had a pleasure to speak with Paul Griffin, Associate Professor of Information Systems (Practice) & Director of Financial Technology & Analytics at Singapore Management University (SMU), about the breadth of initiatives one of the leading educational institutions is involved in to nurture innovators and disruptors of the digital age.

Paul Griffin, Associate Professor of Information Systems (Practice), Director, Financial Technology & Analytics at Singapore Management University (SMU)

Currently teaching postgraduate and undergraduate students in IT and FinTech at SMU, Paul gained a Ph.D. at Imperial College London in 1997 on Quantum Well Solar Cells and Thermophotovoltaics, and is now researching disruptive technologies applications and their impact.

Prior to SMU, Paul was leading application development on global, regional and local projects for over 15 years in the UK and Asia in the financial services industry. During this time, as well as leading internal IT development teams, he worked on outsourcing, off-shoring projects, and IT support.

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