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Santiago Tenorio - Director Partnerships and Global Innovation, American Express

Santiago is Director of Global Partnerships and Innovation at American Express’ corporate payments division. He is responsible for business strategy, in-market deployment and commercialization of new digital payment solutions and the sourcing and execution of strategic partnerships.  Prior to joining Amex, Santiago spent three years as an entrepreneur; he co-founded a mobile games development studio, an award-winning restaurant booking service, and a cold-pressed juice business. Prior to his start up ventures, Santiago spent 5 years at BlackRock in New York, and before that, started his career as an Investment Banking Analyst at BAML. Santiago is passionate about disruptive innovation and technology and advises start ups in emerging spaces such as drone-aided agriculture and crypto currencies. He is an honours graduate of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.