Ms Yiting Shen

Yiting champions business model innovation, digitization and design thinking. She specializes in Payments, in particular blockchain and high value. Yiting is the Global Head of External Network Management for Treasury & Trade Solutions (TTS) at Citigroup (120 countries, ~300 banks). Previously, she was the Global Head of Developing Currency Cross-Border Payments, primarily focusing on RMB and JPY. While in London, she was responsible for TTS strategic planning ($8Billion revenue, 95 countries, ~15,000FTEs).

Prior to joining Citi, Yiting co-founded an education consulting firm for Chinese Youth career planning. She was a management consultant with Booz Allen Hamilton based in London specializing in financial services. Yiting also worked in Middle East, Africa, Korea, China, and India. Yiting started her career in M&A in New York.

Currently, she is the President of Asian Columbia Alumni Association, the President of Harvard Kennedy School of Government (HKS) New York Alumni Network. She is on the Board of the Columbia Engineering School Alumni Association, and the HKS Alumni Association. Previously she also served on the Board of the MIT Alumni Association (nominating committee) and the board of the MIT Sloan Alumni Association. She was the President of the HKS London Alumni Network, President of the MIT Club of Great Britain, and the President of the Columbia Club of London.

Yiting holds an MS and a BS from Columbia, an MPA from Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management. Yiting is fluent in mandarin. Yiting is passionate about community building and engagement and enjoys arts and performing arts. Currently she serves as the communication chair for the Citi Asian Heritage Network, previously the culture chair. Previously she served as the Co-chair for the Citi London Volunteer Council, the Citi London Arts Club