Innovation Lead, KAS BANK (Netherlands)
Otto Hulst is Innovation Lead at the KAS BANK, the custodian bank for professional investors, he heads the organisation’s innovation hub: KAS LAB. Hulst is responsible for developing the bank’s innovation agenda together with the board. Within the lab, he stimulates the exploration of new business models and emerging technologies. Currently lab teams of experts and entrepreneurs are working on solutions driven by blockchain and data management technologies.
He has a deep interest in innovation within the pension world and participates in several boards and a national think-tank. Due to his dedication to this subject, Otto was elected Young Pension Fund Board member of the year.
Research in 2017 by the Bank for International Settlements and the European Commission showed that the following sectorial innovation and market support services are on top of the agenda at incumbent banks: Sectorial innovations Payments, clearing and settlement services Mobile Wallets Peer-to-peer transfers Digital Currencies Credit, deposit and capital raising services Crowdfunding / Lending market […]