Regional Sales Director CBDC
Polly Bäumler is a sales and business development professional at G+D, passionate about shaping a CBDC future. She establishes valuable partnerships with central banks worldwide, providing extensive support for their national digital currency initiatives. Prior to joining G+D, founded multiple businesses specialized in art and design, with a focus on retail and global strategic branding. Polly holds a bachelor's degree in Business Administation from Pepperdine University.
About the company
Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) is a global security technology group headquartered in Munich. As a trusted partner to customers with the highest demands, G+D secures the essential values of the world with its solutions. The company develops technology with passion and precision in four major playing fields: payment, connectivity, identities and digital infrastructures.
Pilot projects provide valuable knowledge for central banks exploring CBDC implementation. This session explores the insights and lessons learned from these projects, the necessary steps to transition from pilot to production, the essential components required for a fully operational CBDC ecosystem, and strategies to foster widespread adoption. The focus also extends to addressing key design characteristics such as offline functionality, adapting to evolving technologies, and building a future-proof CBDC platform.