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Scotiabank Digital Banking Lab

Our Team

Michael King

Associate Professor, Finance
Co-director, Scotiabank Digital Banking Lab

Professor Michael R. King is the Tangerine Chair in Finance and the co-Director of the Scotiabank Digital Banking Lab at Ivey. Professor King joined the Finance Group at the Ivey Business School in 2011 after two decades working in international financial markets, both in the private and public sectors. He began his career in investment banking and trading working in New York, London, and Zurich from 1990 to 1998. After completing his Phd at the London School of Economics in 2001, Professor King worked at the Bank of Canada in Ottawa from 2001 to 2008, then the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) in Basel, Switzerland, from 2008 to 2011. Michael's research focuses on all aspects of banking, financial technology, international finance, and corporate finance. Professor King is a CFA charterholder and CFA Program Director at Western University.

Jean-Philippe Vergne

Associate Professor, Strategy
Co-director, Scotiabank Digital Banking Lab

Dr. Jean-Philippe Vergne ('JP') is associate professor of strategy at the Ivey Business School. Before joining Ivey in 2011, JP received a PhD in Strategy at HEC Paris, and an MPhil in economics at La Sorbonne University. His award-winning research examines how socially contested organizations affect the birth, death and renewal of industries operating at the vanguard of capitalist economies. JP has published his scholarly research in leading management journals such Academy of Management Journal and Strategic Management Journal, and a book at Harvard Publishing entitled The Pirate Organization: Lessons from the Fringes of Capitalism. JP has spoken at international conferences such as Google Zeitgeist, TEDx, and South by Southwest Interactive, and regularly gives keynote talks at major industry events. In 2014, he founded the Crypto Capitalism Center to conduct rigorous research on cryptocurrencies and the broader FinTech ecosystem. [full CV]

Chuck Grace

Lecturer, Finance / Outreach, Wealth Management and Insurance

Nicole Haggerty

Associate Professor, Information Systems / Co-Advisor, Ivey FinTech Club

Ying-Ying Hsieh

PhD Research Fellow / Chair of the Organizing Committee for the Toronto FinTech Conference

Yasser Rohrovani

Assistant Professor, Information Systems

Andreas Schotter

Assistant Professor, General Management & International Business / Research Associate

Ning Su

Associate Professor, Information Systems / J.J. Wettlaufer Faculty Fellow / Research Associate

Gautam Swain

PhD Research Fellow

Melissa Judson

Executive Assistant, Scotiabank Digital Banking Lab