Paris Blockchain Week 2024


Ian Putter

Standard Bank

Head of the Blockchain Centre of Excellence


Ian currently holds the title of Head, Blockchain and DLT in the CIB Operations business unit at Standard Bank. He collaborates and partners with specialists and organisations locally and internationally as well as Standard Bank teams to determine how this emerging technology can be leveraged best for enhanced efficiency and controls including focusing on new business models focusing on customer first. With more than 28 years of industry expertise, comprehensive academic training and practical professional development, Ian Putter is a future-focused Executive at Standard Bank, the largest financial institution in Africa, where he heads up Blockchain focusing on multiple use cases and platforms some in production and some starting - working and collaborating with local and global experts. He is a blockchain evangelist and has spent the last 6 years focusing on this technology.