Iqbal AliKhan is the Strategy and Business Development Executive for the Global Payment Industry & Blockchains at IBM. He has over 20 years of banking experience at global commercial banks and service companies. Iqbal has conducted strategy and operational projects at commercial banks and global card companies in North America, Europe and Asia. He is well versed in Fintech developments around mobile payments and transaction banking including faster payments and Blockchains.
Some of his recent accomplishments include developing point of view of Blockchains deployments in trade supporting PoC’s in the space with banks, ports and logistic companies, assisting central banks define platforms enabling higher efficiency payment methods, structuring payment systems that reduce cost of operations for local and regional bank and enabling banks simplify their payment platforms through payment hubs.
On the consumer banking side his focus has recently been on mobile payments, the structures and principles of micro credits, roles and the challenges of security in retail payments Among other accomplishments he has conducted the design of a banking back end platform in China; Developing consumer risk system for a consumer lending leveraging decision engines to support authorization, address increasing fraud, squeezed margins & competitive marketplace challenges; Conducting visioning workshops to design next generation payment solutions. Iqbal structured and operated the private equity arm of IBM in growth markets and the fund management portfolio, globally, helping the organization originate revenue streams and source acquisitions.