Venture capitalist and advisor Spiros Margaris is one of the foremost global thought leaders and experts in the fintech (financial technology) and insurtech (insurance technology) spaces. He is globally ranked the No. 1 fintech and No. 2 insurtech influencer by Onalytica and regularly appears in the top three positions in several industry rankings.
Having launched two start-ups in New York, including a pioneer in what would now be termed fintech, Margaris believes that his banking, money management and entrepreneurial experience help him better understand the challenges the financial industry faces and devise or support innovative solutions.
He is a frequent speaker at international fintech and insurtech conferences and publishes articles on his innovation proposals, inspirations and thought leadership. Among these articles are “The Fintech Agent”, “Efficient Banking” and “The Future of Fintech. A Combination of Barbarella & 2001: A Space Odyssey”. He contributed one of his innovation proposals, “The Fintech Supermarket”, to The FINTECH Book, published in April 2016 by Wiley.