Hans Brown is the Head of Enterprise Innovation and Chief Information Officer for Corporate Technology at BNY Mellon. In his role as Head of Enterprise Innovation, Hans is responsible for global Innovation Centers focused on rapid experimentation on new ideas and developing products and services in collaboration with clients, fintechs, “big tech” companies and internal teams. He is also responsible for BNY Mellon’s partnership strategy creating partnerships and principal investments with startups and external stakeholders to deliver new capabilities, products, content that enable the company and its clients to be successful.
As Chief Information Officer for Corporate Technology, Hans is responsible for the delivery and transformation of the technology supporting Human Resources, Finance, Risk, Compliance, Regulatory, Legal and Corporate Treasury within BNY Mellon. Hans is a member of BNY Mellon’s Technology Executive Committee, the Asset Serving and Digital Executive Committee, and the Enterprise Digital Council. He also serves on the Board of Symphony and on the Strategic Advisory Council of the ASEAN Financial Innovation Network (AFIN).Hans brings to the role a strong digital pedigree and a wealth of experience working across continents to enable organizational cultural change and rapidly deliver digital solutions in the financial services, telecoms and consumer electronic industries.
Prior to his current role, he was Head of International Technology for BNY Mellon, responsible for leading technology innovation and delivery in Asia Pacific and Latin America. Hans has a Master of Science in International Technology Management from the University of Warwick in the UK as well as a Master of Engineering in Civil and Structural Engineering from the University of Liverpool. He has been a keynote speaker at multiple corporate and industry events on technology evolution and trends as well as the rise of Fintech’s and APIs in financial markets. He was a key contributor to the ABS-MAS Financial World: Finance As A Service API Playbook published by the Monetary Authority of Singapore.