Stephan Wolf

Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation

Stephan Wolf was appointed by the Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) Board as the CEO of GLEIF. Mr. Wolf has extensive experience in establishing data operations and global implementation strategy. He has led the advancement of key business and product development strategies throughout his career. Mr. Wolf co-founded IS Innovative Software GmbH in 1989 and served first as its managing director. He was later named spokesman of the executive board of its successor IS.Teledata AG. This company ultimately became part of Interactive Data Corporation where Mr. Wolf held the role of CTO until 2010 with development teams in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific. He has a proven ability to build and to manage large organizations and partnerships, both globally as well as regionally with the ability to deliver complex solutions to the financial services industry.

As part of his voluntary activities he was member of the board of the E-Finance Lab, an industry-academic partnership between Frankfurt and Darmstadt Universities and partners Deutsche Bank, Deutsche Börse, DZ Bank Gruppe, Finanz Informatik, IBM, T-Systems, 360 Treasury Systems and Interactive Data Managed Solutions located at J. W. Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main.

As industry representative on the Business Informatics/Information Systems technical committee at ASIIN (German registered accreditation association with the right to award the accreditation seal of the German Accreditation Council) he helped with candidate interviews for bachelor and master degree programs in Applied Computer Science at several German universities.

Mr. Wolf was Co-editor of the journals “Wirtschaftsinformatik” and “JavaSPEKTRUM”. He was lecturer at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland as well as director of the working committee for software products, BVB Bundesverband Informations- und Kommunikations-Systeme e.V.

Mr. Wolf holds a university degree in business administration from J. W. Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main.

My Sessions

A Standard to Bring The World Together: The Legal Entity Identifier

Grand Ballroom

In this keynote Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation CEO Stephan Wolf will describe what a growing network effect means for financial stability, for certainty in commercial dealings and in e-commerce around the world. A public-private partnership, the LEI is set to change the way that financial services firms, corporates and eventually businesses of all sizes […]