Sofie Blakstad
CEO, hiveonline
Europe
 

Sofie is CEO and Co-Founder of hiveonline – sustainable digital finance for the next billion. Prior to founding hiveonline, Sofie has held senior roles in technology development, system architecture, infrastructure delivery and business transformation , having built technology and businesses for eight major international banks in more than 60 countries, with projects worth over USD 1bn. Sofie has written two books including Fintech Revolution (with Rob Allen) and multiple research papers, delivered five core banking systems, multiple payment systems and led transformation of Citigroup’s technology and retail operations.

Sofie advises international organisations on sustainable applications of blockchain. She is Chair of the Edinburgh Futures Institute FI and Fintech advisory board and holds an MSc in Informatics. Sofie has twice been included in the Innovate Finance’s Women in Fintech Powerlist.

 

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