Juan Jiménez Zaballos

Juan Jiménez Zaballos (JJ) is the Head of Financial Industry Transformation within the platforms team. Amongst other responsibilities, he is in charge of building the open banking platform for B2B businesses for the Group worldwide. The combination of Identity, Onboarding, open APIs and ecosystem are the pieces for building up the so-called open platform.
Prior to that, Juan was the CIB Corporate Innovation globally for Santander Group. Also held several positions as Chief of staff to the Head of Global Banking and Markets (2013-2014), UK & Switzerland Institutional client’s banker (2011-2012) and Head of Strategy and business development for European Equities (2009-2011).
Juan joined the Group in 2009 after playing several senior roles in other Iberian global banks (in Caixa Geral de Depósitos as Chief of Staff to the CEO and in BBVA as Risks, Treasury and Capital Markets manager) and other consulting roles (Arthur Andersen).
Juan holds Business Administration Honours degree by UAM and Master in Finance, Treasury, Risks and Capital Markets by IEB Madrid, and MBA in Leadership and Innovation by IE Madrid. Currently is Faculty Professor in IE Law School and ESADE.


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