Simon Taylor

Head of R & D


Simon is Head of R& D for Barclays, after a 16 year career spanning Telco, Technology and Banking.  Simon regularly advises Governments, Regulators and Industry on the potential for Blockchain technology as well as leading delivery and experimentation within Barclays.  Simon started his career in software development, before delivering one of Europe’s first mobile banking apps.  Within Barclays Simon helped build out the Barclays Accelerator before heading up Blockchain R& D from mid 2014.