Presentation: CBDC, Blockchain and privacy

Sky Guo is chief executive officer at Cypherium and columnist at Caixin Media, China’s top financial media outlet. He won the first blockchain hackathon sponsored by the US government and is a frequent speaker on digital ledger technology, including at the first United Nations blockchain summit, Nasdaq and OMFIF.

Ms. Anikó Szombati is Chief Digital Officer, executive director responsible for digitalization and FinTech development at MNB, the central bank of Hungary. Her main responsibility is to promote digital transformation in the financial sector as well as within the central bank, including the implementation of cutting edge technologies. MNB aims at increasing the competitiveness and efficiency of the financial sector via developing regulatory concepts on how to safely embrace new innovations brought about by technological developments. She is member of the Financial Stability Council. Before joining the central bank in 2001 she was market risk manager at different commercial banks. She holds an MSC in Finance from Corvinus University Budapest and an EFFAS diploma.

This conversation was part of the OMFIF Digital Monetary Institute Symposium 2021. Click here for more information and to register for the 2022 Symposium.