Joshua Q. Israel Satten

Director, Blockchain Practice Service Transformation @ Wipro, Ltd.

Joshua Q. Israel Satten is the Director for Wipro’s Blockchain Practice and the leader of the Blockchain Financial Services practice in North America. With over 15 years of global diversified experience, Joshua has been instrumental in creating, managing, and scaling transformational growth for several top-tier financial services companies over the past decade.

In his current role, Joshua holds a dual position – one he serves as the leader and evangelist for Blockchain for Financial services in North America. As part of this, he closely works with our financial services business unit, various consortia and partners, advising and leading the blockchain journey for Wipro’s financial service clients. Two, he is responsible for Wipro’s global Blockchain Center of Excellence team (COE). In this role and as a face to the industry, he represents Wipro in various industry forums, builds connections with Business / IT Leadership across industries and geographies, and works with Industry Analysts to gain mind-share in the global blockchain ecosystem.

Prior to this, Joshua was a Director and Practice Lead for Sapient Consulting’s Emerging Technology practice where he led the Blockchain strategy with focus on global business development and market strategy.  His areas of subject-matter expertise included Distributed Ledger, FinTech, Trading Operations, OTC Structured Products, Fund Services, Innovation & Design, RPA, AI, and Enterprise Business Architecture. Before consulting, he held executive management positions overseeing operations, regulatory support, and strategy at Banks and Hedge Funds including Northern Trust, Citadel, and BlueMountain Capital Management. He began his career supporting complex structured products in OTC Derivatives Operations at Bear Stearns and JP Morgan Chase.

Under his leadership, he has seeded & grown operational trade support structures, grown a global administration business, led transformation, helped found an innovation lab, and led public relations & industry relations.

Joshua has done his Executive Masters in Business Administration from Fordham University and a Masters in Urban Affairs from CUNY-Hunter College. He is also a member of multiple industry advisory groups.