Roland is the Head of Technology Business Development and Innovation in EMEA & APAC at Morgan Stanley, which is part of the Transformation Office.
His mandate is to identify relevant technological trends in the ecosystem, find the leading companies in a space and conduct experimentation to find relevant use cases within the firm to drive digital transformation across all of the firm's business divisions.
In addition, TechBD structures the right partnership approaches for successful collaborations In this context, Roland has set up and is leading the Quantum Tech Working Group at Morgan Stanley to explore use cases in Quantum Technology for the firm.
Prior, Roland was an Executive Director in Morgan Stanley's Investment Banking Division, covering Financial Technology and Financial Institutions.
With private and public markets in upheaval, this session promises to be one of the highlights of Quantum.Tech Digital. How are investors viewing “deeptech” companies turning this period of turmoil, and how has investment criteria shifted over the last few months? What are the future prospects and what can we expect?