Danny Lopez is the living embodiment of that rather suspect statistic saying we’ll have seven distinct careers in our lifetime. At 43, he’s already well over half way there, having been a banker, a civil servant, Britain’s youngest ever consul-general in New York and now chief operating officer for tech unicorn Blippar...
Brendan Kennedy, Tilray CEO said: “It’s exciting that we have the potential to bring our medical cannabis products to patients via pharmacies in Canada with a partner like Pharmasave, a company that shares our commitment to patient safety and access.”
IBMers Jesus Mantas and Rashida Hodge followed to share their personal and professional experiences around diversity and inclusion. The tone Jesus took for his talk centered around belief. He told the audience that he believes diversity matters, and organizations can’t believe for you. They can help and support, but the believing is up to you. “I’m fortunate to work at an organization where diversity and inclusion is a strategy, not a consequence...”
Ricky Knox, Founder of Tandem, occupies an interesting position between the two poles of the argument. Like most other neo-banks, Tandem operates a third-party marketplace but, says Knox, it is not central to bank’s revenue generating plans. “Our view is we should not be relying on the marketplace to make us our money..."
Doddle CEO, Tim Robinson, said: “Customer loyalty can be won and lost on the strength of a retailer’s returns experience. QUIZ is providing customers with a range of returns options so they can choose the one that suits them best.”
Rishi Khosla, CEO and co-founder of OakNorth, says the lender intends to add another £1 billion to its loan book over the next year: "Despite the exceptional growth of our loan book, we have ensured that the quality of credit has not been jeopardised, as evidenced by the fact that we’ve not had a single default to date."