Danny Lopez, CEO, Glasswall Solutions and former British Consul General to New York and Director General for trade and investment in the USA will join us for this exclusive virtual roundtable.

Danny will share his story, leadership challenges, and lessons learned throughout his international career in both the public & private sectors – in banking, marketing, diplomacy and technology.

Danny is currently the CEO of award-winning cybersecurity firm Glasswall Solutions. For two years up until July 2018 Danny was the COO at Blippar, a UK-based technology company specialising in augmented reality (AR). Between 2011 and 2016 Danny was the British Consul General to New York and Director General for trade and investment in the USA. Before this diplomatic posting, Danny was appointed by the Mayor of London as the inaugural CEO of London & Partners, the UK capital’s official promotional agency.

Previously, Danny was a Managing Director at the UK government’s Department for International Trade. The first ten years of Danny’s career were at Barclays Bank, where he held a number of senior international positions in corporate and investment banking in London, New York, Miami and Mumbai. Danny is also a Non-Executive Director at Innovate Finance – the UK industry body championing global FinTech – and a special advisor to New York-based venture capital firm, FinTech Collective.

Danny holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics and a Master’s degree in international economics and finance from the University of Essex. Born in England, Danny grew up in Spain and is a fluent Spanish speaker. Danny and his Australian wife Susan live in London and have three children.

Event Details

Date

Thursday 18 June

Time

11:00am – 12:00pm EST