Sharon Chen

Strategy, Emerging Tech Ecosystem, EY

Speaker Bio

Sharon runs strategy for EY's global emerging tech ecosystem, where she curates relationships with emerging technology firms and their investors, on behalf of EY and clients. She focuses on driving collaboration between startups, corporates, ultimately to inspire, create, and commercialise technological innovation.

Prior to this role, she was a founding member of EY’s global FinTech team, where she advised FinTechs as they grew and scaled, and supported financial institutions to invest, acquire and partner with FinTechs. She also led Changing the Face of UK FinTech, a research initiative on gender diversity, as well as an editor and co-host for the EY FinTech Beyond Borders podcast.

Sharon is a thought leader, international speaker, and frequent mentor to young founders, including through Money2020 RiseUp and Techstars Accelerator.