Top 200 Fintech Influencers in Asia

LATTICE80 in collaboration with Fintech Asia presents the latest complete list of 200 top fintech influencers you need to know and follow in Asia.

LATTICE80 Fintech Asia top influencers

The Fintech industry has had tremendous growth in the recent years, and Asia has maintained its position as the leader with fast evolving markets like China, India, Singapore, Hong Kong. Innovation continues at a breakneck pace with the addition of blockchain and cryptocurrency sub-categories in Fintech. Investments in the form of traditional and Initial Coin Offering (ICO) participation continue to stimulate this growth. With the recent Money20/20 Asia event in March, the best people in Fintech from all over the world were in Singapore and the city was buzzing with the latest offerings paving the way for the future.

Fintech Asia had last year identified the best Fintech professionals from all over Asia. This time, LATTICE80 collaborated with the team over at Fintech Asia to bring together a more exhaustive list of Fintech influencers you need to know about in the region.

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LATTICE80 Fintech Asia 200:

Name Company Position Twitter Linkedin
Aaron Siwoku Toast Founder & CEO
Abhishek Chatterjee Tookitaki Founder & CEO
Adrianna Tan Wobe Founder & CEO
Akim Arhipov BASIS ID Managing Director
Aldi Haryopratomo GO-PAY CEO
Alex Kong TNG FinTech Group Founder and Chairman
Alex Medana FinFabrik Co Founder & CEO
Alex Scandurra Stone & Chalk CEO
Alex Teoh Mint Payments Co-Founder and Executive Director
Alireza Beikverdi bitHolla CEO
Alistair Duff DrumG Financial Technologies Head of APAC
Amit Goel MEDICI (Let’s Talk Payments) Co-Founder & MD
Amra Naidoo muru-D Singapore Community and Operations
Amran Hassan Maybank Head of Innovation and CIO
Andy Li Silot Pte. Ltd. Founder & CEO
Anju Patwardhan CreditEase Fintech Fund Managing Director
Anna Haotanto The New Savvy CEO
Anson Zeall CoinPip Co-founder and CEO
Anthony Thomas Mynt CEO
Arvin Singh VISA New Channels & Asia Pacific FinTech Engagement
Avi Cohen The Floor Co-founder and CEO
B Amrish Rau PayU India CEO
Bhavik Vasa EbixCash Chief Growth Officer
Bobby Lee BTCC Founder & CEO
Brad Jones Wave Money CEO
Bruno Araujo iMoney Co-founder and Chief Revenue Officer
Carl-Olav Scheible Qi Pay CEO
Charles D’Haussy Head of FinTech
Changpeng Zhao Binance CEO
Cherry Huang Alipay General Manager, Cross-border Business, South and Southeast Asia
Chia Hock Lai Singapore FinTech Association President
Christian Teo Moneybay Founder
Christopher Davison BigPay Group CEO and Co-Founder
Da Hongfei NEO Founder
Dan Liebau Lightbulb Capital Founder
Danielle Szetho FinTech Australia CEO
Daphne Ng JEDTrade CEO黄瑞玲
Darren Boey Bitgame Labs Corporate Communications Officer
Datuk’ Paul Khoo Chuin Yuen Getcover Sdn Bhd Founding CEO
David Galipeau United Nations SDG Impact Finance (UNSIF) Chief Impact Officer
David Kuo Chuen Lee BlockAsset Co-founder李国权-07750baa/
David Hyesung Shin WADIZ CEO
David Moskowitz Indorse, Attores Co-founder
Deanne Keetelaar Australia Post General Manager, Payments & Financial Services
Devie Mohan Burnmark Co-Founder & CEO
Dr. Garrick Hileman CEO and Head of Research
Dror Oren Kasisto Chief Product Officer and Co-Founder
Ella Qiang Stellar Partnerships
Faisal Khan Faisal Khan & Company CEO
Fernn Lim OCBC Fintech and Innovation Group OCBC Bank Head of Culture & Fintech Acceleration
Gaurav Sharma Atlantis Technologies Founder
George Harrap Bitspark CEO and Co-founder
George Kesselman InsurTechAsia, Anapi Co-founder
Gina Heng Marvelstone Group Co-founder and CEO
Guillermo Musumeci Ballr Chief Technology Officer
Hal Bosher Yoma Bank CEO
Harriet Wakelam IAG insurance Director Human Centred Design
Harshil Mathur Razorpay CEO & Co-Founder
Henri Arslanian PwC FinTech & RegTech Leader
Hiroshi Takasawa Rakuten Executive Officer
Hoyoung Yoon KakaoBank of Korea Corp CEO
Igor Pesin Life.SREDA Partner / Investment Director
J. A. Chowdary Government of Andhra Pradesh Special Chief Secretary & IT Advisor to Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh
Jack Zhang Airwallex Co-Founder & CEO
James Chan Wecash CEO, Southeast Asia
James Lloyd EY Asia-Pacific FinTech Leader
Janet Young Yoke Mun United Overseas Bank Limited MD & Head of Group Channels & Digitalisaiton
Janos Barberis SuperCharger FinTech Accelerator Founder and CEO
Jeffrey Paine Golden Gate Ventures Managing Partner
Jennifer Zhu Radian Partners Founding principal
Jessica Ellerm Zuper Superannuation CEO and co-founder
Joe Seunghyun Cho LATTICE80 Co-founder and Founding CEO
Joel Robbie Nod CEO
Joey Kim PeopleFund CEO & Founder
Jon Holloway SuperChain Founder
Jonathan Larsen Ping An CIO, PING AN GROUP & CHAIRMAN; CEO, Ping An Global Voyager Fund
Joo Seng Wong Spark Systems Co-Founder & CEO
Jordan Windebank
Joseph Gan V-Key President & Co-founder
Karen Loon Partner
Karthik Iyer Blockchain Monk CEO
Katherine Ng QUOINE VP & Head of Marketing
Borann Kea AMK Cambodia CEO
Kelvin Teo Funding Societies – Modalku CEO & Co-Founder
Dr Ken Baylor Monaco Cybersecurity
Koichi Saito KK Fund Founder & General Partner
Kris Marszalek Monaco Co-Founder and CEO
Leo Shimada Crowdo Co-founder and CEO
Leonhard Weese Mentor
Liam GIlligan
Lingyun Gu IceKredit, Inc. Founder & CEO
Lito Villanueva Smart Communications, Inc. Managing Director
Lizzie Chapman ZestMoney Co-founder
Lon Wong NEM President
Lotte Schou-Zibell Asian Development Bank Chief of Finance Sector Group Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department
Louise Pentland PayPal EVP Chief Business Affairs & Legal Officer
Lucy Liu Airwallex COO & Co-Founder
Madhivanan Balakrishnan ICICI Bank Limited Chief Technology & Digital Officer
Manish Agarwal Kotak Mahindra Bank SVP Digital Marketing & Innovation
Markus Gnirck tryb Co-founder and CEO
Matt Dooley Connected Thinking Limited Founder and Managing Director
Matt Symons Red Marker Director
Mehedi Hasan Sumon MyCash Online Founder & CEO
Melissa Guzy Arbor Ventures Founder & Managing Partner
Michael Brett QxBranch CEO
Michael Moon SWIFT Head of Payments Markets, APAC
Michael Schlein Accion CEO
Michele Ferrario StashAway CEO & Co-Founder
Michelle Evans Euromonitor Global Head of Digital Consumer Research
Mike Cannon-Brookes Atlassian Co-founder and co-CEO
Kariya Mike Kayamori QUOINE Co-founder & CEO
Mikko Perez Ayannah Founder, Chairman & CEO
Miranda Tan Robin8 CEO & Co-Founder
Mohit Mehrotra MonitorDeloitte APAC Co-Lead Partner
Monica Jasuja MasterCard Head of Digital
Neal Cross Chief Innovation Officer
Nelson Chow Honk Kong Monetary Authority Chairman
Nicki Ramsay CardUp Founder & CEO
Niki Luhur Indonesian FinTech Association Chairman
Ning Tang CreditEase Fintech Investment Fund Founder and CEO
Nuno Sebastiao Feedzai Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO
Olivier Berthier Moneythor CEO and co-founder
Paolo Azzola PayMaya Group MD & COO
Patrick Dai Qtum Co-Founder
Paul Ark Digital Ventures Managing Director
Paul Chapman Moneytree Chief Executive and Founder
Paul Kittiwongsunthorn TenX Co-Founder & CPO
Paul Veradittakit Pantera Capital Partner
Pavel Bains Bluzelle Networks CEO
Petr Belousov Confideal Founder & CEO
Pieter van der Does Adyen CEO & Co-Founder
Piyush Gupta DBS Group CEO & Director
Prajit Nanu InstaReM Co-Founder & CEO
Prakash Somosundram XSQ Director of Syndication
Pranav Seth The Open Vault@OCBC SVP, Digital & Innovation
Rachel Freeman IFC Advisory Manager, Financial Institutions Group, Asia Pacific
Raghav Kapoor Smartkarma
Raja Adam Raja Malik MoneyMatch CFO
Ravi Menon Monetary Authority of Singapore Managing Director
Ravi Patel YoloPay Founder & CEO
Raymond Qu Geoswift CEO
Remington Ong Fenbushi Capital Partner
Renu Bhatia SuperCharger Founding Partner
Richard Eldridge Lenddo CEO–eldridge
Rod Drury Xero Founder and CEO
Roelant Prins Adyen Chief Commerce Officer
Rohit Sen NIRA Co-Founder
Ron Hose CEO
Rosaline Koo Founder and CEO
Ryan Shuken Mobile Only Accelerator (MOX) Chinaccelerator Program Director
Samuel Hall Rainmaking Innovation Managing Director, ASEAN
Sanjay Aurora Darktrace Managing Director, Asia Pacific
Sanjib Kalita Co-Founder & CEO
Sankalp Shangari LALA World CEO & Founder
Scott Bales Innovation Labs Asia Managing Director
Scott Galit Payoneer Inc CEO & Director
Scott Harkey Levvel Global Payments Lead
Sean Shin DAYLI Financial Group CEO
Seung Gun Lee Viva Repubica, Toss CEO & Founder
Shailesh Naik MatchMove Pay Founder and CEO
Shamir Karkal Omidyar Network Entrepreneur in Residence
Shanti Mohan LetsVenture
Shinjini Kumar PwC India Partner and Leader, Banking and Capital Markets
Shwetank Verma Leo.Capita Co-Founder and Partner
Simon Hawkins Latham & Watkins Counsel
Souheil Badran Ant Financial President, Alipay Americas
Soul Htite Dianrong Founder and Executive Chairman
Stefan Klestil Speedinvest Partner
Stefano Covolan Dragon Wealth Asia Head of Marketing & Growth
Stephen Breen Visa Venture Engagement
Steve Monaghan Gen.Life Limited Chairman & CEO
Stuart Thomas Fintech Finance Stu’s Reviews
Suramya Gupta PE/VC Fund Manager SBI Holdings Japan
Suvodeep Das Sodexo Vice President Marketing & SME Sales
Syed Musheer Ahmed FinTech Association of Hong Kong General Manager
Taizo Son Mistletoe Founder
Takako Kansai Zaim CEO
Takashi Okita SBI Ripple Asia CEO
Teana Baker-Taylor Coinfloor, Ltd Chief Marketing Officer
Tejasvi Mohanram RupeePower Founder & CEO
Toby Heap H2 Ventures Founding Partner
Toby Hoenisch CEO & Co-founder
Todd Schweitzer Brankas CEO & Co-Founder
Tomoyuki Sugiyama Crowdcredit, Inc Founder and CEO
Tyson Hackwood Braintree Head of Asia
Val Ji-hsuan Yap PolicyPal Founder & CEO
Varun Mittal EY ASEAN Fintech Lead
Vijay Shekhar Sharma Paytm Founder & CEO
Vikram Chachra Eight Innovate Founding Partner
Warren Hayashi Adyen President, Asia Pacific
Wayne Xu ZhongAn Insurance COO
Xen Baynham-Herd Blockchain Head of Strategy and Lead Economist
Yobie Benjamin Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer Emeritus
Yoni Assia eToro Founder and CEO
Yosha Gupta International Finance Corporation
Yuko Kawai Bank of Japan Head of FinTech Center
Yu-Shin Jeong Fintech Center (Korea) Chairman
Zennon Kapron Kapronasia Director

Last updated – 28.03.2018


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