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February 18 Thursday

Chirelstein Colloquium: "The Transformation of Financial Services: Blockchain as a Case Study" with Umar Farooq '00, CEO of Onyx by J.P. Morgan

  • Thursday, February 18, 2021 at 12:10PM - 1:30PM
  • Online
  • Open To The Yale Community
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Description

Umar Farooq '00 is the CEO of Onyx by J.P. Morgan.  Onyx is a J.P. Morgan business unit that leverages cutting-edge technologies like Blockchain to develop innovative products, platforms and marketplaces.  Prior to this Umar was the Global Head of Digital Wholesale Payments and Head of Blockchain for the Corporate and Investment Bank (CIB).  Previously, he was the Head of CIB Fintech and the CFO responsible for financial oversight and business management across Technology, Operations, and Controls.  Umar has also held leadership positions in Chase Bank in the past, including Head of Small Business Segment and National Sales Manager for Chase Business Banking. Umar joined JPMorganChase & Co. in 2009. Before joining JPMorganChase, he was the Chief Sales Officer for CIT Group where he led revenue growth across middle market and specialty lending businesses globally.  Umar holds a B.S. in Computer Science, B.S. in Economics and M.Engg. in Computer Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Umar received his J.D. from Yale Law School.

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law

Yale Law & Business Society

Career Development Office