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Digital Asset Custody for Financial Services – What’s the deal?

[Industry Talk]


Adoption of Digital Assets is picking up across the globe. Digital Asset custody services come more into focus for various reasons, leading to a professionalization of the industry.
In this lecture, we want to look at

  1. Trends in the financial services industry around digital asset and the related custody services
  2. The driving factors of this shift towards a maturing industry
  3. The key considerations for Digital Asset custody from a service provider as well as service consumer perspective
  4. The key elements to consider when building up digital asset custody capabilities as a financial services company


Katrin Koller

Katie is a product director at Metaco, a leading company providing digital asset custody and orchestration technology for institutional clients, mostly in the financial services industry. Katie has been focusing on Digital Assets and Digital Money since 2018, helping financial institutions go live with new service offerings as blockchain continues to shape the financial services value chains. Prior to joining Metaco, Katie was at Accenture where she worked with banks, wealth managers, custodians, market infrastructure providers, regulators and central banks on business and operating model design and implementation, and advised on regulation and market structures in crypto markets with its very specific ecosystem.
Katie regularly gives lectures and participates in panel discussions at industry conferences, universities and education programs for professionals. She is a part of the ISSA DLT Working Group and actively works with various industry associations in Switzerland and globally on white papers and industry thought leadership.