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Makoto Shibata
Principal Analyst and Head of Global Innovation
Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ


Mr. Shibata is heading Global Innovation Team of the bank and leading R&D initiatives in emerging technology and planning of online / mobile financial services. Being in eBusiness area for more than 15 years, he was involved in wide range of projects in new channels for both retail and wholesale customer.

His previous career in banking includes Corporate Planning, Accounting, Corporate Finance, and Retail Customer Services.

He is also active in promoting new global standard, XBRL (eXtensible Business Reporting Language), serving as Chair of Financial Services Working Group for XBRL Japan. In addition to XBRL, Mr. Shibata made presentation on topics, including Payment, Channel and Mobile Finance in many conferences, including for Bank of Japan, Tokyo Stock Exchange, BAI, EFMA, IPS and SWIFT.

He has BA from University of Tokyo (with a year at Harvard University), and MSc from Oxford University.