- 2019 Speakers
Huy Nguyen Trieu
The Disruptive Group , CEO
Huy Nguyen Trieu is the CEO of the Disruptive Group, a business builder and advisory firm in innovation and finance. He is also the co-founder of the Centre for Finance, Technology and Entrepreneurship, and a founding partner of the Asian Supercharger.
He has navigated between startups and large organizations, from CEO of a startup to Managing Director in international banks. After graduating from MIT, he co-founded and led Ukibi, a precursor to Linkedin – in 1999. After 5 incredible years, he joined international banks where he built high growth businesses for more than a decade, with his last position as MD at Citi. In addition to his day job in capital markets, he was very involved in the development of Fintech and is recognized as one of the thought leaders in that space. He has mentored dozens of Fintech entrepreneurs, invested in innovative startups and sits on several advisory boards.
Huy also writes the blog Disruptive Finance, is a member of ESMA’s Consultative Working Group for financial innovation, an Entrepreneurship Expert at Oxford Said Entrepreneurship Centre, a Fintech Fellow at the Centre for Global Finance and Technology at Imperial College, and a board member of Fintech HK.
He is a frequent keynote speaker in Europe and Asia, likes to teach and share with young students and entrepreneurs, and is regularly quoted in articles on innovation and finance. Huy is a graduate from MIT (US), École Polytechnique (France) and Ecole des Ponts et Chaussees (France). He is married and a happy father of 3 daughters.