Christoph Schwarz joins the radicant team as Chief Technology Officer
Christoph Schwarz is now the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at radicant, which was founded as a purely digital company and aims to create a sustainable, collaborative bank. Christoph Schwarz has over 25 years of international experience, having worked in the banking sector and for several fintech companies. In his new role, he will address the various digital issues facing radicant and thus be an important contributor to build radicant.
Christoph Schwarz is convinced that the concept of radicant will set a new trend in the financial services sector. Dr Anders Bally, CEO of radicant, is delighted to have someone of Christoph Schwarz’s calibre accepting the challenge of becoming the company’s CTO: “The technology- and data-driven strategy is crucial to radicant’s success. Christoph has worked in technology-based risk management at some of the world’s leading banks and in the fast-paced environments of innovative fintech companies in London and Zurich, so his experience will be invaluable to us,” Anders Bally said.
Christoph Schwarz has extensive expertise in developing IT organizations, building overall cloud-based architectures, and designing and implementing server and front-end applications. Prior to joining radicant, he was CTO at various fintech companies, including Pintail, Accloud, Marex Solutions and NetOTC. He also held management positions in IT at a number of banks, mainly in London and New York.
“When it comes to implementing our innovative platform, the focus is on clients, client requirements and using state-of-the-art technology,” Christoph Schwarz explained. “The aim of our technology is to provide our clients with the best possible service while also keeping our clients’ costs to a minimum. I am delighted to be part of the radicant family and to have the opportunity to shape the development of this pioneering platform with my team.”
radicant bank ag
radiant bank ag (radicant) is a data- and technology-driven start-up with the goal of democratizing access to personalized and sustainable financial services around the clock. The fintech company will promote the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals in the market with its community and financial services, as well as by establishing those goals within its company. Through increased transparency, the bank will help its customers to achieve their individual financial and sustainability goals. radicant is currently in the start-up phase and received its banking license from FINMA in May 2022.
On the meaning of «radicant»
In biology, radicant plants are characterized by their distinct ability to adapt to new environments and conditions. They repeatedly strike new roots during growth, separating themselves from roots that are no longer needed. For us, the term radicant symbolizes a ground-breaking shift in the adaptability of financial services that is deeply rooted in sustainability.