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Mitsunobu Okubo
Senior Digital Strategist
Mizuho Financial Group

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Senior Digital Strategist, Digital Innovation Department, Mizuho Financial Group, Inc, Chief Technology Officer, Blue Lab CO., LTD.
Mitsunobu OKUBO is the Chief Technology Officer of Blue Lab CO., LTD.
Also he assumes the role of a Senior Digital Strategist in Mizuho Financial Group responsible for strategy in digitalization and business promotion leveraging API as well as Open Innovation.
His over 20 years’ experience in financial industry includes banking technology planning and development to meet regulator’s requirements and utilization of cutting-edge technologies.
Prior to Mizuho bank, he introduced public cloud technology into banking sector announcing internationally and domestically as a first case contributing to the expansion of cloud system.
He is a co-founder of FINOVATORS which is a foundation for financial innovation ecosystem action as a mentor for Fintech start-ups and lobbying to public sectors through collaboration with foreign Fintech associations.
Recently he became a member of advisory board of Fintech Association Japan. He has a role of Executive Advisor to the Government CIO from this April as well.