Winston Yong is an Executive Architect in IBM’s Global Business Services consulting practice. As the chief architect for the European Blockchain business unit, he provides technical leadership over IBM’s effort in Blockchain – leveraging emerging technology and integrating it with conventional technology to create practical ways of working at a micro and macroeconomic level. He specialises in Enterprise Architecture and has been elected to IBM’s Academy of Technology. He is a sought after subject matter expert on financial services disruptive business models, emerging technology and architecture governance. He is a member of the Open Group industry consortium where he holds the position of Distinguished Architect. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst.