LinkedIn | Mon, Feb 27, 2023
BWC welcomes new member Zennon Kapron, founder and director of Kapronasia, one of Asia's leading financial technology research and consulting firms. Prior to Kapronasia, Zennon was the Asia Pacific Financial Industry Manager and Global Banking Industry Manager for Intel. At Intel, he helped position and sell Intel-based architecture to financial services firms globally. Before Intel, Zennon worked at Citi at a number of different technology management roles, culminating in his role as CIO for Citigroup Portugal.
Zennon is a recognised thought leader on fintech in Asia and a regular speaker at financial conferences globally including: Money 20/20, TradeTech, Sibos, SIFMA, Innovate Finance, Future of Fintech in Asia, APFIC and many others. He has testified in front of the US Congress on matters of China fintech, and he's regularly quoted in the press and television appearances including CNBC, Bloomberg, The Economist, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and Financial Times, to name a few. Zennon is the author of 'Chomping at the Bitcoin: The Past, Present and Future of Bitcoin in China' published by Penguin, as well as countless reports and commentaries on the state of financial technology in Asia.
Zennon holds a master's degree in business administration from INSEAD and a bachelor's degree in computer science from Syracuse University. Zennon also mentors a number of fintech startups and is an angel investor.