Dan Armstrong

Dan Armstrong

Chief Digital Officer at Takashi Mobile | Financial Services

Startupbootcamp FinTech New York || NFC & Contactless Amsterdam || Smart City & IoT Amsterdam Mentor

Dan serves as the Chief Digital Officer of BankMobile, America’s first completely fee-free, mobile-only chartered bank launched in January 2015. Responsibilities include leading tea

ms in product and feature development, mobile app requirements and design, security, testing, distribution and instant account-opening, customer acquisition and provisioning, issuing and acquiring strategy. BankMobile is a division of Customers Bancorp (NYSE: CUBI).

With mobile banking and financial services, telecommunications and technology projects in 40+ countries, Dan brings distinctive expertise in developing new products, technologies and distribution strategies that accurately match technology with consumers’ needs. For the past 20 years, Dan has worked in Europe, Asia, Africa and South America start-ups, mobile banking/payments, instant-account opening and correspondent banking, telecommunications, NFC, cards, alliances, regulatory, feasibility and automation programs.

From 2009-2014, Dan worked on launching successful mobile banking and payments products for Dutch bank Rabobank (€771 bln), as well as large banks in countries like Brazil, Rwanda, Paraguay, China, India, Tanzania, Mozambique, Poland, Botswana, Zambia and Cameroon. He has worked on contactless payments including establishment of a 3-bank/3-mobile operator venture in The Netherlands from 2009 to 2011 and served for three years on the Board of Directors of mBank Philippines, a mobile-only, nation-wide commercial bank.

One of the founders of pioneering Dutch GSM Service Provider Rabo Mobiel in the Netherlands from 2005-2009, Dan served as CTO responsible for telecommunications and mobile financial services technology. Prior to 2005, Dan worked for companies like British Telecom, One GmbH, MobilTel Bulgaria, MCI, Sony, Netscape, Virgin Mobile, Veronica Mobile, and Proxicom.