Sam TanskulManaging Director Krungsri Finnovate & Head of Innovation at Krungsri Bank
With extensive experience in financial industry and in Thailand’s startup community, Sam Tanskul leads Krungsri Finnovate Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Krungsri, with a focus on technological innovation investment in Thailand and ASEAN.
Sam got a Bachelor’s Degree with Honors in Finance and Banking from Assumption University, Thailand and a Master’s Degree in Finance and Banking from University of Bristol, United Kingdom.
Prior to his current role at Krungsri Finnovate, Sam has over 18 years of experience in the financial services industry with several leading organizations including UOB, GE Capital and Krungsri Consumer, in the area of product management and innovation.
Since 2014, he has joined Thailand’s startup ecosystem, as one of the core members behind the success of ‘Krungsri Uni Startup’ a platform for the young, creative generation to develop financial mobile applications in pursuit of their aspiration to be professional startups - and ‘Krungsri Rise’, the first fintech corporate accelerator in Thailand.
Currently, Sam is the Managing Director of Krungsri Finnovate Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Krungsri to fully lead on Fintech/ Startup in Thailand and the region, with the key focus in 3 areas -- accelerator & academic collaboration, startup project management, and corporate venture capital for Krungsri Group under MUFG with a focus on technological innovation investment in Thailand and ASEAN. He is also one of the board members of Thai Fintech Association.