Podcasts

Discussing the latest trends in global trade

Ep. 9 - Unlocking Trade’s Potential Through Digitalisation

Ep. 9 - Unlocking Trade’s Potential Through Digitalisation

Many financial institutions have invested in technology and jumped on the digital bandwagon, but when will we see critical change in the digitalisation of trade finance processes? Featuring our CEO, Carl Wegner, and Tod Burwell, President and CEO of BAFT. Moderated by our CPO, Josh Kroeker.
Ep. 8 - How Digital Identities can bring trust and transparency to global trade

Ep. 8 - How Digital Identities can bring trust and transparency to global trade

Following Contour's announcement to adopt Legal Entity Identifiers (LEI) in its network, we focus on why Digital Identities are the future for businesses and how it can bring trust and transparency to global trade. Featuring our distinguished speakers: ...
Ep. 7 - Driving sustainability in trade finance

Ep. 7 - Driving sustainability in trade finance

We put the spotlight on our partner bank, DBS where we learn about their approach towards sustainability and how digitisation can drive effective ESG-focused trade finance programs. Our CEO, Carl Wegner, speaks to Sriram Muthukrishnan, Group Head of Trad...
Ep. 6 - How technology and innovation can reduce trade-based fraud

Ep. 6 - How technology and innovation can reduce trade-based fraud

Fraud prevention and risk mitigation are among the hottest topics in global trade today. In this podcast, we dive into the key issues impacting financial crime compliance and discuss how digital trade networks can play a role in reducing trade-based frau...
Ep. 5 - Driving standardisation in global trade

Ep. 5 - Driving standardisation in global trade

The adoption of digital standards will better enable the global trade ecosystem to realise the many benefits of digitisation. How quickly can this be achieved? Oswald Kuyler, the MD of the ICC's Digital Standards Initiative (DSI) speaks to Contour about ...
Ep. 4 - The need for digital standards and interoperability

Ep. 4 - The need for digital standards and interoperability

As the digitisation of trade finance gains momentum, globally accepted standards and regulations are still lacking. In this episode, we discuss the importance of digital standards, where we are right now in developing them and what needs to be done to mo...
Ep. 3 - How emerging markets can benefit from trade digitisation

Ep. 3 - How emerging markets can benefit from trade digitisation

The Asian Development Bank's Head of Trade and Supply Chain Finance, Steven Beck, shares his insights on how emerging markets can benefit from trade digitisation, with Contour's CEO, Carl Wegner, and CPO, Joshua Kroeker.
Ep. 2 - Welcome to Contour

Ep. 2 - Welcome to Contour

Get acquainted with Contour's vision, mission and the technology powering the network. With CEO, Carl Wegner, CPO, Josh Kroeker and Marketing Consultant, Adeline Ee McNary.
Ep.1 - Why the trade finance sector is ripe for reform

Ep.1 - Why the trade finance sector is ripe for reform

In Contour's first podcast, we assess the uptake of trade digitalisation in the coming year and how we can drive adoption in the industry. Featuring Contour's CEO, Carl Wegner, CPO, Joshua Kroeker and a special guest, Alexander Goulandris, co-CEO and CRO...