43 Finance Monthly FinTech Awards 2022. Swi t ze r l and Firm Profile Founded in Switzerland. Ready to reach every corner of the world. At Avaloq, we love numbers. From our more than 2,400 employees made up of 65 nationalities, to our 150+ clients based in 30 countries. We’re powering global wealth management as it journeys towards digital efficiency. But that hasn’t stopped us aiming for more. Today, our ambition is even bigger than ever – to provide end-to-end digital solutions that allow clients a level of flexibility and responsiveness that will pave the way for even more efficient operations. New technologies are rapidly changing society and the financial services industry as we know them today. Rather than waiting for the future to happen, we have made it our mission to shape it. Find out what drives us at Avaloq and how we believe we can help financial institutions and wealth managers to stay ahead of the fast-changing developments. As a leader in banking software, services and digital technology, we provide the platforms and services financial institutions need in order to excel in the new era. Our proven expertise in core banking software is the strength behind our innovative platforms. Our Engage and Wealth platforms let advisers serve clients in the best possible way; our Insights platform harnesses data, and our Avaloq.one Ecosystem unlocks more open, collaborative innovation. A range of as-a-service solutions that are bringing simplicity to the working lives of wealth and investment managers. Using specialized knowledge, we helpwealthmanagers build strong client relationships based on trust and a deep understanding of needs. Offering support as they manage, protect and grow their clients’ wealth. About Thomas Beck Thomas’ major achievements of the past years include the promotion of new architectural concepts, the transformation of the technology departments into an agile organization and the introduction of a multi-product strategy. Additionally, Thomas holds the role of Group Chief Development & Technology Officer. He has over 30 years of IT experience in the financial industry and held various senior management positions at UniCredit Bank before joining Avaloq. Thomas holds a Ph.D. from the Technical University of Munich and has lectured in economics and financial mathematics at two leading German universities. We give private bankers the flexibility to provide different levels of service, from industrialized investment solutions for the mass-affluent market, to highly personalized advice for sophisticated, ultra high-net-worth investors. Whether they are based in traditional branch networks or ‘virtual banks’, we empower retail relationship managers to provide a fully digital experience for their clients – including access to self-service tools. In the new era, wealth management is experiencing significant change. Driven by a new generation of investors and advancements in technology. As the industry reshapes itself, more people will have access to a greater quality of investment strategies traditionally reserved for high-net-worth individuals. That’s why we strive for innovation – to make wealth management for the many instead of the few. Leading the transition by powering our clients with efficient, simple solutions. Allowing them to do more using less and making themmore accessible to a wider range of customers.