Simon Redfern is the CEO of TESOBE and founder of the Open Bank Project. He is a seasoned technologist with over 25 years experience in IT. He studied electronic engineering in Manchester in the early 80's focusing on real-time programming and digital systems, followed by relational databases and then the web in the early 90's. Since then, Simon has worked as a software developer, architect, CTO and DBA on numerous web based platforms. Always keen to explore emerging technologies (recently Scala and NoSQL), Simon is also a composer / musician (piano, electronics) and as such enjoys inhabiting the borderlands of art and technology and cross discipline creative collaborations. Simon is a keen supporter of open source and open data believing they are a sustainable force for social good.
Speaker at Money20/20 Europe 2016