Lars Markull is an experienced consultant working in the Financial Service industry for more than ten years. He specializes in Open Banking, Banking-as-a-service, Fintech APIs and infrastructure topics. He has published several articles with Applause about developing top-quality finance apps and products.

Lars graduated with a Master’s degree from Purdue University Krannert School of Management. Previously, he worked at Figo as Head of Business Development and was responsible for non-bank sales, the developer community and business development. As a Financial Services Contractor Lars has worked with organizations such as the leading German fintech newsletter, Finletter, and Open Bank Project.

Lars has also hosted and organized seven Fintech hackathons between 2015-2019 with he organization Bankathon. Bankathon developed into one of Europe’s biggest FinTech hackathons.