Nitin is at the forefront of the financial services industry, leading a global team as the former Director for IBM Financial Sciences and Digital Assets that hopes to play a pivotal role in reshaping the future of the industry.
Full Bio Nitin formerly led IBM Financial Sciences research practice, as a part of IBM Research. In this role, Nitin led a team that aspires to play a pivotal role in reshaping the future of the financial services industry with faculty, advanced technology, and superior design in the field of financial sciences and financial technology. Transforming the financial services industry with technology into a new era with blockchain, AI, and ML, qualitative and quantitative modeling.
Nitin Gaur previously served as Founder and Director of IBM Digital Asset Labs - serving to devise industry standards, use cases, and working towards making blockchain for the enterprise a reality. In parallel, Nitin also served as CTO of IBM World Wire - a cross border payment solution utilizing digital assets. He also Founded IBM Blockchain Labs and led the effort in establishing blockchain practice for the enterprise.Prior to this role he was working in capacity of CTO, IBM Mobile Payments and Enterprise Mobile Solutions. Nitin holds an MS in Management Information systems and an MBA in Finance from University of Maryland. He was appointed as an IBM Distinguished Engineer and is an IBM Master Inventor with a rich patent portfolio. Outside of IBM, Nitin also serves as Research and Portfolio Manager for Portal Asset Management - a Multi Manager Fund Specializing in Digital Assets and DeFi investment Strategies.