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DNB Bank’s former Head of Blockchain & DLT Strategy, Lasse Meholm Joins Advisory Board of Wakandi

Wakandi, one of the most interesting startups in Norway which aims to revolutionize the payment and remittance industry through DLT announces that Lasse Meholm, the former head of Blockchain and DLT Strategy, DNB Bank has joined its growing Advisory Board. Lasse will closely look into the banking and financial decisions for Wakandi. 

In his previous job, Lasse closely managed Blockchain and DLT projects and explored the market of the latest technologies such as AI and deep learning to ensure DNB Bank is ahead of the curve. He also worked as an IT business development partner with DNB to frame future business strategies and improve legacy IT systems to support wealth management strategies.

Sharing his insights over joining the Advisory Board of Wakandi, Meholm says, “I am very happy to join Wakandi advisory board, as Wakandi both add value and inspiration to the Norwegian Blockchain community and leverage a new technology to support better, faster, more secure and less friction to the payment infrastructure in Africa.” He further adds, “Supporting Central banks and commercial banks in Africa to help their customer and unbanked is an important role to take and gap to fill. Use experience from the Nordic is a good place to start.”

Wakandi, founded by Akeo AS, is an advanced platform to build financial services on blockchain through easily accessible APIs. The Wakandi platform allows businesses to leverage the benefits of blockchain without facing technical complexities during the implementation.

“We are building something that might completely change the payment industry. The chance to make something that will affect millions of people drives us towards our goals. And to be able to do something with this kind of potential, we need advisors with various backgrounds. Lasse Meholm joining us could bring a massive impact on our approach towards developing modern financial strategies.”

Espen Moen Kvelland, CEO Wakandi

Wakandi is honored and grateful to have Lasse Meholm and his services on board. With him in the Advisory Board, Wakandi is looking forward to leveraging his experience to strengthen its financial strategies and take on future challenges.