Areiel Wolanow

Areiel is an experienced business leader with over 25 years of experience in business transformation solutioning, sales, and execution. He served as one of IBM’s key thought leaders in blockchain, machine learning, and financial inclusion. Areiel has deep experience leading large, globally distributed teams; he has led programs of over 100 people through the full delivery life cycle, managing budgets in the tens of millions of dollars.

In addition to his delivery experience, Areiel also serves as a senior advisor on blockchain, machine learning, and technology adoption. He has addressed the G20 on financial inclusion, is currently an advisor to UK Parliament on blockchain, and has worked with central banks and financial regulators around the world.

Subject Matter Expertise:

Areiel has delivered working solutions in the following solution domains

  • Blockchain
  • Machine Learning
  • Financial Inclusion
  • Agile/DevOps Adoption
  • Business Intelligence/Analytics
  • CRM

Industry expertise:

Areiel’s core expertise lies in the banking and insurance industries. He also has real-world delivery experience in

  • Trade Finance
  • Telecommunications
  • Public Sector

International expertise:

Areiel is a US citizen, a UK permanent resident, and has delivered projects in over 40 countries around the globe. In addition to the US and UK, Areiel has delivery experience in each of the following countries:

  • China
  • India
  • Singapore
  • Kenya
  • Mexico
  • Denmark
  • Poland


Visit Areiel’s LinkedIn profileĀ here