UBS Names Former APAC CTO New Blockchain Lead

UBS Names Former APAC CTO New Blockchain Lead

Swiss banking giant UBS has named a new head of blockchain. Following the departure of its first head of blockchain Alex Batlin this week, former UBS APAC CTO Peter Stephens will assume the role. Batlin, who left the bank on Thursday, heads now to BNY Mellon where he will continue his work on blockchain. While a lesser-known name internationally, Stephens brings significant experience to the role given he has long served as a public spokesperson for UBS and its blockchain work. How the transition will shape UBS and its vision for blockchain is less clear, though there are hints as to what....


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