Rob Ellis directs the FinTech Innovation Lab in London, the epicentre of emergent technology for global financial institutions and cutting-edge startups.
Rob’s organisation in HCL investigates industry disruptions such as the BlockChain & machine learning, application development improvements such as scalable agile & DevOps and technologies such as mobile payments, telematics, virtual reality and drones.
With a career spanning two decades Rob has focused on the growth of business capability of organisations in the technology innovation world. Firstly in building startups and regional incubation and moving into managing software and design agencies. His later career in financial services saw management of large digital client portfolios taking innovations into insurers and investment banks.
Rob holds an MBA from the University of Cambridge and is a Chartered Fellow of the British Computing Society.