Altona has more than 11 years of experience in Financial Services Technology, Consumer Banking and Strategy both in Singapore and regionally. He co-founded The Open Vault at OCBC, the Fintech and Innovation arm of OCBC Group where he oversees the development of Fintech and Innovation including business unit engagement, acceleration programme, Fintech solution development and Innovation culture building for OCBC Group. He drives projects in areas of KYC, AML, Trade finance, Blockchain and Machine learning. Before that he led and delivered multiple projects from technology deployment to retail banking management and during his time as the Senior Program Manager in Group COO Office, he oversaw several bank-wide strategic projects.
Today, Altona heads up New Digital Venture at Bank OCBC NISP to help the bank with their digitalisation effort.
A coder by training with Bachelor of Computer Engineering and Masters in Knowledge Engineering from National University of Singapore, Altona is passionate about technology as an enabler and challenging status quo.