International Monetary Fund (IMF) 2019

The Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank Group (WBG) brings together leaders from the world’s governments, banks and businesses to discuss issues of global concern, including the world economic outlook, poverty eradication, economic development and aid effectiveness.

Washington DC, USA
14 - 20 October 2019

On the sidelines of IMF, Standard Chartered hosted several client engagement initiatives including a breakfast session hosted by José Viñals, our Group Chairman. Titled “In Conversation With José Viñals”, the session featured Megan Smith, CEO of Shift7 and Third Chief Technology Officer of the United States (2014 – 2017) where she discussed the state of technological disruption faced by governments and the world of finance and how she sees public and private sectors working together to creatively address our most significant challenges.

Megan also shared her personal perspectives on gender diversity, especially as a successful woman in STEM.

Karby Leggett, Global Head of Public Sector and Development Organisations, also hosted a cocktail reception and a Q&A session with Megan Smith for clients from the Public Sector and Development Organisations.

International Monetary Fund (IMF) 2019 Panel 3
International Monetary Fund (IMF) 2019 Panel 2
IMF 2019 José Viñals & Megan Smith

In Conversation with José Viñals

Megan Smith, CEO of Shift7 and Third Chief Technology Officer of the United States (2014-2017) sat down with José Viñals, our Group Chairman, to share her insights on how the finance industry can utilize technology to address the world’s challenges.

In Conversation with José Viñals

Megan Smith, CEO of Shift7 and Third Chief Technology Officer of the United States (2014-2017) sat down with José Viñals, our Group Chairman, to share her insights on how the finance industry can utilize technology to address the world’s challenges.

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