Innovation Future Ventures is dedicated to business model, financial and technology innovation to help financial institutions, FinTechs and corporations digitise and scale their businesses.

Mark Smedley is a solutions-focused Senior Executive, with more than 25 years of success across the Banking, Financial Services, FinTech, Information Technology, and Wealth Management sectors.

Mark began his career as a CPA at Deloitte & Touche in Washington DC, and has held senior advisory and strategy positions in the FDIC’s Office of the Chairman, and in the US banking sector.

He created and managed a global Finance and Risk solution sales team based in the US, focused on digitizing the Offices of the CFO and CRO.

Mark then created Oracle’s first Open Banking and FinTech innovation initiative, and oversaw global ecosystem development and expansion for Oracle’s FinTech Scale Up program.

He ended his Oracle tenure as Global Vice President for the Financial Services Industry Solutions Group, and was based in Singapore in 2018.

Mark’s areas of expertise include digital transformation, open banking, financial management and operations, business development, big data, and cloud.

He remains active in the global FinTech community.