Add by RSS Feed
Get the Android app
Get the iOS app
Contour Podcasts - Global Trade Insights
Discussing the latest trends in global trade with top experts from the industry.
Mar 27, 2023
Ep. 10 - Facilitating the flow of trade finance with Finastra
What can banks expect from this strategic partnership? And why do technology players need to collaborate to accelerate digitisation? The answers can be found in this episode with our esteemed speakers: Elena Sankova - Global Solution Consultant and Head of European Transaction Banking Pre-Sales, Finastra Josh Kroeker - Chief Product Officer, Contour Moderated by Daniel Cotti - Founder and CEO of Cotti Trade & Treasury
Feb 15, 2023
Ep. 9 - Unlocking Trade’s Potential Through Digitalisation
Many financial institutions have invested in technology and jumped on the digital bandwagon, but when will we see critical change in the digitalisation of trade finance processes? Featuring our CEO, Carl Wegner, and Tod Burwell, President and CEO of BAFT. Moderated by our CPO, Josh Kroeker.
Dec 9, 2021
Ep. 8 - How Digital Identities can bring trust and transparency to global trade
Following Contour's announcement to adopt Legal Entity Identifiers (LEI) in its network, we focus on why Digital Identities are the future for businesses and how it can bring trust and transparency to global trade. Featuring our distinguished speakers: Stephan Wolf, CEO, GLEIF Oswald Kuyler, Managing Director, ICC DSI Aaron Seabrook, COO, Contour Moderated by Joshua Kroeker, CPO, Contour
Jun 29, 2021
Ep. 7 - Driving sustainability in trade finance
We put the spotlight on our partner bank, DBS where we learn about their approach towards sustainability and how digitisation can drive effective ESG-focused trade finance programs. Our CEO, Carl Wegner, speaks to Sriram Muthukrishnan, Group Head of Trade Product Management at DBS in this engaging episode.
Jun 29, 2021
Ep. 6 - How technology and innovation can reduce trade-based fraud
Fraud prevention and risk mitigation are among the hottest topics in global trade today. In this podcast, we dive into the key issues impacting financial crime compliance and discuss how digital trade networks can play a role in reducing trade-based fraud. Our distinguished guests in this episode are Kaushika Ruwangalla, Global Head of Financial Crime Compliance - Trade at HSBC and Sebastian Villyn, Head of Risk & Compliance Data at Lloyd’s List Intelligence.
Feb 24, 2021
Ep. 5 - Driving standardisation in global trade
The adoption of digital standards will better enable the global trade ecosystem to realise the many benefits of digitisation. How quickly can this be achieved? Oswald Kuyler, the MD of the ICC's Digital Standards Initiative (DSI) speaks to Contour about his plans to drive standardisation in the trade industry.
Dec 13, 2020
Ep. 4 - The need for digital standards and interoperability
As the digitisation of trade finance gains momentum, globally accepted standards and regulations are still lacking. In this episode, we discuss the importance of digital standards, where we are right now in developing them and what needs to be done to move the industry forward. Alisa DiCaprio, Head of Trade & Supply Chain at R3 joins our CEO, Carl Wegner and CPO, Joshua Kroeker, in this interesting discussion.
Oct 18, 2020
Ep. 3 - How emerging markets can benefit from trade digitisation
The Asian Development Bank's Head of Trade and Supply Chain Finance, Steven Beck, shares his insights on how emerging markets can benefit from trade digitisation, with Contour's CEO, Carl Wegner, and CPO, Joshua Kroeker.
Sep 28, 2020
Ep. 2 - Welcome to Contour
Get acquainted with Contour's vision, mission and the technology powering the network. With CEO, Carl Wegner, CPO, Josh Kroeker and Marketing Consultant, Adeline Ee McNary.
Aug 18, 2020
Ep.1 - Why the trade finance sector is ripe for reform
In Contour's first podcast, we assess the uptake of trade digitalisation in the coming year and how we can drive adoption in the industry. Featuring Contour's CEO, Carl Wegner, CPO, Joshua Kroeker and a special guest, Alexander Goulandris, co-CEO and CRO of essDOCS.