Keith Bear’s story with Bond180
Updated: Nov 6, 2020
Q1. What are your areas of interest in FinTech ?
I have worked for a long time in financial markets, most recently as the global industry leader at IBM, responsible for strategy and major client transactions, including IBM’s pioneering work in applying DLT to financial markets.
Q2. What drove you to work with the Bond180 team?
I met Phil and team in my current role as a Fellow at Cambridge Judge Business School. I was very impressed by the team’s vision and commitment; Cambridge is such a hotbed of innovation and expertise. I was immediately attracted to working with the team.
Q3. What role do you play in Bond180?
I help the team by advising on the technology approach and by helping them engage with market participants.
Q4. What is your view on the technology Bond180 is developing?
I am very impressed by the innovative thinking behind the technology, I think it has the potential to unlock significant value for investors and the sell-side alike.
Q5. Where do you believe is the biggest strength of Bond180?
I think Bond180’s greatest strength is the intersection of its founders’ experience, passion and commitment, its Cambridge-bred and backed innovation, and the clear market opportunity it has identified in debt capital markets.