Yoo Shin Jung
Chairman, Fintech Center Korea (FCK)
Dr. Yoo Shin Jung is the Chairman of Fintech Center Korea and also serves as a Professor and Dean of the Graduate School of Management of Technology (MOT) at Sogang University. He has previously held various leadership positions in Korea’s financial sector, including the CEO of Korea Venture Investment Corp, the Vice President of Standard Chartered Bank Korea, and the Vice President of Shinhan Investment Corp. Dr. Jung holds an MBA degree from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a Ph.D. in Economics from Kyonggi University.
Practice Manager, East Asia and Pacific, Finance, Competitiveness and Innovation (FCI), World Bank
Dr. Mustafaoglu is the Practice Manager for FCI in the East Asia and Pacific region. Previously, he was the Practice Manager for FCI in the Latin America region and Lead Economist / Program Leader for Argentina, Paraguay, and Uruguay. His expertise is in macro and micro policy areas including economic growth and productivity, innovation, financial inclusion, development banks, infrastructure finance, trade integration, SME support and enterprise development, foreign exchange rates, and debt sustainability. Zafer holds a Ph.D. in International Economics from the Middle East Technical University and a Masters degree in Economics from the University of Essex. Prior to the World Bank, he worked twelve years for the Turkish Government including the Prime Ministry State Planning Organization of Turkey.
Senior Operations Officer, International Finance Corporation (IFC), World Bank Group
Mr. Mortimer-Schutts is a financial sector development and policy specialist at the World Bank Group, based in East Asia for the IFC since 2012. Ivan joined the IFC from BNP Paribas, where he led retail and mobile banking strategy and development initiatives for emerging markets and managed the implementation of MiFID, a new European financial market legislation. Prior to that, he conducted financial sector regulatory studies for the Groupe d’Economie Mondiale and led operational business developments for a pan-European start-up in online retail brokerage services. Ivan holds an MPhil in International Economics from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris (Science Po).
Program Manager, Seoul Center for Finance and Innovation, World Bank
Mr. Goyal is Program Manager of the Seoul Center for Finance and Innovation in the Finance, Competitiveness and Innovation Global Practice at the World Bank. Prior to joining the Korea office, he led the financial sector engagement in Vietnam during 2009-2014. He joined the World Bank in 1997 as part of a special unit set up to respond to the Asian financial crisis and has since participated in numerous operations. His areas of expertise include financial sector policy reform, crisis management, and financial inclusion. He holds an MA and M. Phil degrees in Economics from Jawaharlal Nehru University, India, and an MBA in Finance and International Business from McGill University.
Lead Financial Sector Specialist, Finance, Competitiveness and Innovation (FCI), World Bank
Mr. Natarajan leads a global team on payments and market infrastructures in the FCI Global Practice at the World Bank (WB). He is a core member of cross-sectoral teams on financial inclusion, ID for development, government payments, digital economy, and FinTech. Harish represents the WB in working groups of the Committee on Payment Market Infrastructures (CPMI) at the BIS, IOSCO, and the FSB. Prior to the WB, Harish worked with VISA in senior positions in business development, operations, and risk management, and was with Citigroup, Infosys, and other technology companies in his early career. He holds a Post Graduate Management Diploma from IIM-Calcutta specializing in IT systems and Finance.
Team Manager, Center for International Cooperation, Korea Financial Telecommunications & Clearings Institute (KFTC)
Ms. Yunjong Moon manages KFTC’s international cooperation business. Since joining KFTC in 1997, she has gained considerable expertise and experience related to payments and settlements infrastructure, including integrated bill payments, online payments, CLS (FX PvP Settlement Service), Domestic Foreign Currency Transfer business, and cross-border ATM and remittances business. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Sogang University.
Data Exchange Lead, Rainist
Mr. Owen Lee is the Data Exchange Lead at Rainist, which operates Banksalad, a money management and MyData platform service. Previously, he was a Senior Product Manager at Amazon based in Seattle, and Senior Manager of Strategy and Planning at Samsung Electronics based in the US. Mr. Lee holds an MBA from Emory University. He has also co-translated a book titled “Itanium Rising: Breaking through Moore's Second Law of Computing Power.”
Michael Yongcheol Choi
Chief Innovation Officer, Korea Financial Solutions Inc.
Mr. Michael Yongcheol Choi is the Chief Innovation Officer of Korea Financial Solutions Inc., the first in-house startup of KOSCOM. Korea Financial Solutions operates Finset N, which offers a personalized loan marketplace and analytics services. Previously, he was the Sales Director at MapR Technologies, Sales Executive at Nuance Communications, and Senior Software Engineer at Openwave Systems. Mr. Choi holds an MS in Computer Science from POSTECH.