Chris Owen

Chris Owen

Head of UK Next Gen Banking, Capgemini


Chris is a leading digital technology innovator heading up Capgemini’s Next Generation Banking team in the UK. He specialises in helping Financial Services businesses win in a digital world. 

As a design thinker he has invented and launched beautiful new digital products and experiences for customers across a wide range of sectors including banking, engineering, retail and transport. As a specialist Financial Services disrupter Chris works with teams to reimagine their future and build their courage and capability to make it happen.

He founded the Capital One Growth Labs FinTech accelerator bringing early stage start-ups together with the Bank to build a better future. Since then he’s gone on to become a FinTech ecosystem specialist with a strong and varied network.

Over the last 2 years he has pioneered deploying AI at scale into banking and insurance focusing automation, cloud computing, APIs and biometrics. Chris has over 10 years’ experience of leading change across both large and small organisations. He’s a qualified product manager, design thinker, Agile coach and executive leadership coach.