Bijon Mehta

Global Head of Financial Services at Twilio

Bijon has over 25yrs of financial services experience in financial technology, corporate innovation, and digital product development.

Former financial services experience includes: capital markets specialist; API product manager, digital product developer, innovation strategist, corporate venturer, consultant, and intrapreneur

He has worked in a diverse range of global financial businesses spanning capital markets, emerging markets, retail banking, corporate banking, middle market banking, private banking, asset management, cash management, treasury services, custody/investor fund services, electronic/algorithmic trading, international payments, and multi-currency acquiring.

For the last 18yrs, he has managed teams dedicated to building innovative new products and businesses within four areas:
• Automating workflows and business models within capital markets, banking and payments
• Leveraging content and data for better collaboration and insights
• Cross asset and electronic execution capabilities for FX, Fixed Income and Derivatives
• Payments, cross-border and multi-currency credit card processing

Bijon brings a proven ability to identify innovative business opportunities and launch new products and services. He has successfully developed and managed several entrepreneurial and in-house corporate ventures from concept to customer adoption.

He is an active member of the global fintech community both as an Advisor to startups and as the founder of the Association of FinTech Professionals (est. Dec 2010). Bijon is also the founder of the Center for Corporate Venturing, a global forum for corporate innovators and investors.

Over the course of his career, he has led the founding, strategy, and development of over 6 new innovative execution platforms and corporate venture businesses.