Robert Schukai (Bob) is Senior Vice President, Identity Solutions at Mastercard. Previously, he was the global head of design for Digital Identity Solutions at Thomson Reuters Financial & Risk. Before that, he led Applied Innovation, driving strategic projects in blockchain, cognitive computing, cloud services, and user experience.
He serves as an ambassador to NYC and the East Coast of the US for the UKTI initiative, driven by the British government and United Kingdom Trade and Investment. He also serves as a mentor for companies in the Level 39 fintech accelerator in London, and is a board member for Angel Academe, an organization dedicated to matching female entrepreneurs with female angel investors.
In 2014, Schukai was named a Member of the British Empire (MBE) for services to British trade and investment.