Dr. Tim Sievers is founder and CEO of Deposit Solutions, the provider of the Open Banking platform for deposits. Headquartered in Hamburg, Germany, the company has more than 200 employees and operates local offices in Berlin, London and Zurich and is backed by leading tech investors, among them Peter Thiel. Tim Sievers is a member of well-recognized committees such as the FinTech Committee of the Federal Ministry of Finance and the Digital Banking Project Committee of the Association of German Banks. Prior to founding Deposit Solutions in 2011, Tim Sievers successfully built up technology companies and worked in private equity. He holds a doctorate in Economics from the University of Hamburg, a M.Sc. in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a M.A. in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from the University of Oxford.