DIRK KLEE

COO, WEALTH MANAGEMENT, UBS
UBS LOGO EDIT
Leader of the digital strategy of UBS’s largest division

Panel Discussion

Day 1, MAIN STAGE, 13:25 - 14:00

FROM CORRUPT HUMAN SYSTEMS TO TRANSPARENT, DEMOCRATIC ALGORITHMS?

MALWAREBITES HAS A TEAM SPECIALIZED IN RESEARCHING THE DARKNET. HOW DO YOU DO THAT AND WHAT DID YOU LEARN?

WHAT ARE THE TOP 5 VIRTUAL CRIMES AT THE MOMENT AND WHAT ARE THE BIGGEST DANGERS WE WILL FACE IN THE FUTURE?

HOW DOES THE SWISS NATIONAL BANK DEAL WITH THIS CHALLENGE?

WHAT DOES THAT MEAN TO THE NATION IN BOTH AREA, CRIME AND FINANCIAL SYSTEM?

FACTS

UBS Wealth Management

UBS draws on its over 150-year heritage to serve private, institutional and corporate clients worldwide, as well as retail clients in Switzerland.

Its business strategy is centered on its pre-eminent global wealth management businesses and its leading universal bank in Switzerland.

Named the ‘Best Private Bank For Use Of Technology’ at the 2015 PWM/The Banker Awards, UBS Wealth Management supports clients by providing simple, relevant and expert advice through a global network of client advisors

track record of driving product

He has a strong track record of driving product and technical innovation, simplifying the client experience, building innovative eco-systems and enhancing the performance of complex infrastructure and processes.

FINTECH

Dirk Klee said banks are committed to working with fintechs rather than seeing them as competition.

“We believe it’s great innovation that complements the human-led advisory we built our franchise on. It’s the best of fintech coupled with the best of the advisory.”

BIOGRAPHY

A German citizen, Dirk Klee has a Doctorate in Jurisprudence from the University
of Mainz and a Master of Laws (LL.M) from the London School of Economics.
After three years in Mergers & Acquisitions at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, he moved to PIMCO in 1998 where he was Head of Business Development and Head of Distribution for Germany and Austria.
In 2008 he became CEO, BlackRock Asset Management Deutschland AG. From 2010 to 2013 he was BlackRock’s Regional Manager Germany, Austria & Eastern Europe.

Dirk Klee joined UBS in 2013 as Chief Operating Officer Wealth Management, and has been Joint Chief Operating Officer UBS Switzerland AG since 2015.

He has a strong track record of driving product and technical innovation, simplifying the client experience, building innovative eco-systems and enhancing the performance of complex infrastructure and processes.