FinTech Australia, the country’s national financial technology association, has appointed Danielle Szetho as CEO. This is exciting news for blockchain enthusiasts.
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FinTech and blockchain technology adoption seem to go hand-in-hand. The distributed and decentralized ledger is often seen as a valuable ally for the future of financial technology. FinTech Australia, the country’s national FinTech Association, is actively lobbying for more collaboration between traditional financial and startups.
FinTech Australia Appoints CEO
Now that the association has appointed Danielle Szetho as its CEO, they can move forward with their plans.
This news is quite significant, considering Szetho has a long and storied career spanning multiple industries. She used to work for Fairfax and brings a lot of expertise on traditional finance to the table.
FinTech Australia President Simon Cant told the media:
Danielle has a huge amount of passion and energy for Australian FinTech, and the perfect mix of skills to help FinTech Australia achieve its vision to make Australia one of the leading markets for FinTech innovation and investment.
So far, the FinTech association has forced the Federal Government to make financial technology a national priority.