Magdalena Krön

Global Rise Platform Director, Barclays

Magdalena Krön, Global FinTech Director, is overseeing Barclays Rise FinTech hubs worldwide. The Rise mission is to connect technology, talent and trends to drive innovation in the financial industry. In the last 10 years Magdalena has worked with startups, investors and corporates creating and building propositions supporting the scale of new products and services.

As a great advocate for diversity in tech and finance Magdalena is the co-founder and, today, advisor for GeekGirl Meetup UK, one of London’s largest women in tech groups.

Magdalena has also been named as one of the most influential women in UK technology (by Computer Weekly), repeatedly been featured on the Innovate Finance Powerlist (2017, 2018 & 2019) and in 2018 she won the Women in Finance Awards for Finance Rising star of the Year and FinTech Champion of the year.

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