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Prateek Dayal CSO - Aqilliz

Prateek Dayal is the Chief Strategy Officer of Aqilliz, a blockchain solutions provider that looks to restore trust, transparency, and efficiency to a fragmented digital marketing ecosystem. With over 15 years of international experience in the financial services sector, Prateek was previously the Senior Vice President of APAC Innovation and Client Solutions at HSBC Bank in both London and Singapore. There, he helped to spearhead client and regulatory initiatives in blockchain for payments, working on notable institutional projects such as the Monetary Authority of Singapore’s Project Ubin, as well as the Bank of Thailand’s Project Inthanon and the Hong Kong Monetary Authority’s Lionrock. With his expertise in building and leading cross-functional teams across the innovative sectors of payments, mobile, and digital, Prateek’s career spans across leading organisations such as the Royal Bank of Scotland, Barclays Bank, and McKinsey & Company.