2016 Winner Profile

UBS AG

Project Description:
UBS established Crypto 2.0 Pathfinder to explore, harness and share the potential of blockchain. Focused primarily on the exploration and incubation of blockchain use cases, the program builds on experiments, research and business analysis to understand the technology and its potential impact on the banking industry. Thus far, the research and experiments have yielded financial transactions with lower risk and lower fees; improved capital management and access to operating assets; and automated and efficient operations, with no points of failure no need for manual reconciliations.
Business Functions:
Other
Business Goal:
Customer Experience, Financial Impact, Operational Impact
CIO:
Oliver Bussmann, Group CIO
CEO:
Sergio Ermotti, CEO
Headquarters:
Zurich, Switzerland
Industry:
Financial Services (e.g. Banking, Broker and Dealers, Exchanges)
Website:
www.ubs.com
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