Tom Zschach is the Chief Innovation Officer(CIO) at SWIFT, the global provider of secure financial messaging services and standards for communicating. He aims to help individuals and companies in the Finance sector harness the power of emerging technologies and innovative thinking by developing meaningful conversations with the people who matter most to their respective businesses. Tom Zschach accomplishes this aim by setting ambitious goals on extremely promising topics which attract the brightest minds across the industry.
Tom Zschach believes that when everyone works together businesses can create things that are completely transformational. He began his career life as a Contract Developer in 1988 and switched to work with Lehman Brothers as Vice President for four years. Furthermore, he also held the position of Managing Director at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, where he was responsible for all technology front of the group to develop applications and services. In the past, Tom Zschach held the position of Chief Information Officer at CLS Group which is the leading multi-currency cash settlement system that makes FX safer, Smoother, and more cost-effective across the global FX environment.