Pieter Franken

Special Advisor to the Board, ASEAN Financial Network (AFIN) / APIX Platform


Pieter Franken is a Fintech Pioneer and a Deep Tech Innovator with many industry firsts. Career spanning 30 years in Financial Services, specializing in management, FinTech, innovation and large-scale digital transformations. C-level and executive positions with industry leaders such as Citigroup, Shinsei Bank, Aplus, Monex Securities and Monex Group. Pieter is a advisory member of Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) International Technology Advisory Panel (ITAP) and a advisor and founding member of the ASEAN Innovation Network (AFIN),a non profit company founded by MAS (Monetory Authority of Singapore), IFC/World Bank and ABA (ASEAN Banking Association) to accelerate digital transformation across Asia and other developing regions to foster Financial Inclusion and bridging the gaps between FinTechs and Financial Institutions.


Building the digital financial infrastructure in japan

Recorded Session


As the 3rd largest economy in the world, all eyes are on Japan and its renewed aspirations to become a thriving Financial Center. Japan’s digital journey will play a key role in the future of its Financial Infrastructure: the digital ambitions of PM Suga, the impact of COVID on digital priorities, going cashless, CBDC, crypto exchanges, FinTech ecosystem, cultivating local and global talent, neo banks, open banking, regional and global competition and regulatory innovation. Join us live from Tokyo to learn the views of three celebrated thought leaders covering the entrepreneurial, regulatory and economical views on going digital in Japan.




December 08, 2020 at 12:45PM - 01:30PM JST

Beyond Banking API, from insurance, securities to financial inclusion