Daniel Steeves is a passionate business and technology planner and advisor, a translator who bridges the gaps, unifying perspectives across management, commercial, marketing and technical and customers. A Canadian-born, deep-skilled technologist and business transformation / growth advisor, Daniel has thirty-five years of international, cross-industry lessons learned in the US, UK, EU and Canada as well as Nigeria, the Gulf States and India. This broad exposure to business cultures confirmed that the focus need always be on the application of technology as an investment, across all landscapes. Comfortable and credible in both the boardroom and the back office, Daniel was also involved in the early days of start ups in London, as one of the in-house Founding mentors at Level39 in Canary Wharf and across the sector. Daniel is also an Author, Speaker and Panellist, including TEDx, the India Institute of Technology, The Economist Business Intelligence Unit, CIO Magazine and a contributing author to the international best-selling “Fintech Circle”, published by Wiley (chapter: "The Social Impact of FinTech on Nigeria”). Based in Germany, Daniel is Director at Steeves Solutions in Nuremberg, as well as holding various board advisory and strategy roles in London, Germany and Nigeria, across FinTech, BlockChain, TV Production, Aviation as well as the Public Sector. Daniel also helps businesses to understand how to operate in Nigeria.