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Neal Cross

Chief Innovation Officer at DBS Bank


Neal Cross is Managing Director and Chief Innovation Officer of DBS Bank, hotelier and wildlife advocate who strongly believes in innovation thinking and culture.

With more than 20 years’ experience in technology, innovation and financial services he is helping DBS Bank shape the future of banking, by enhancing customer experience and better engaging customers in the digital landscape. In fact, Neal just won the “Most Disruptive” CIO global award by impressing judges Steve Wozniak and Sir Richard Branson at the finals of the Talent Unleashed Awards 2016.

On his weekends Neal lives in the Sumatran jungle where he has founded Hotel Orangutan, a social enterprise to help save the critically endangered Sumatran Orangutan and to give local villagers employment and education.

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