Partner Presentation: The Future of Money

Thomas Whiteaker, BBVA Ventures

A panel discussion on the future of payments and currency in the digital economy.

Thomas Whiteaker, Executive Director, BBVA Ventures

In his role as Executive Director at BBVA Ventures, Tom works with the team to identify and execute strategic partnerships, joint ventures and investments in venture backed FinTech companies that are relevant in BBVA’s mission to create a future focused digital bank. Tom currently serves as a Board Observer for Taulia and Kasisto. Prior to joining BBVA Ventures, Tom was the Managing Director of Hartford Ventures the corporate venture arm of The Hartford. Previously, Tom was a Director at Visa Ventures for over 8 years. Tom joined Visa Ventures in 1999 and led investments in a variety of venture backed companies with strategic relevance to the payments ecosystem. At Visa, Tom primarily focused on investments and partnerships in the payments, security and e-commerce sector.