Twitter: @HenriArslanian

Twitter: @HenriArslanian

FINTECH AFICIANADO

While FinTech is revolutionizing the banking industry and giving millions of people access to financial services for the first time, new banking models are emerging with FinTech start-ups and tech firms replacing traditional banks. But business schools and universities are not preparing future bankers for these changes. How can designers, programmers and creative thinkers help?
— Henri Arslanian, on his TEDxWanChai talk titled 'How Fintech Is Shaping the Future of Banking'
Henri Arslanian, a member of the Milken Institute's Young Leaders Circle, teaches graduate courses on Entrepreneurship in Finance and the first FinTech course in Asia as Adjunct Associate Professor at Hong Kong University.

Henri Arslanian started his career as a financial markets and funds lawyer in Canada and Hong Kong, after which he spent many years with UBS Investment Bank in Hong Kong. In recent years, he has been teaching graduate courses on Entrepreneurship in Finance at Hong Kong University as an Adjunct Associate Professor, and currently leads the first FinTech course in Asia. His latest book on Entrepreneurship in Finance will be published in late 2016 by Palgrave Macmillan.

A member of the Milken Institute’s Young Leaders Circle, Henri is a regular keynote speaker globally on the topic of FinTech and hedge funds and currently sits on a number of finance, academic, civil society and FinTech related boards and advisory boards. Henri is fluent in English, French, Armenian, Spanish and conversational in Mandarin Chinese and has been awarded many academic and industry awards over the years, including the Governor General of Canada Gold Medal for Academic Excellence.