Alex Yang is responsible for CashPro API and global open banking strategy for Global Transaction Services (GTS). He and his fellow product managers focus on how they can best deliver commercial banking data and services to clients and their technical service providers. He serves on the board of the Afinis organization, and enjoys collaborating with industry peers on the topic of API standardization. Alex joined Bank of America in 1997 as a summer intern, and has spent his career in GTS product management. He has been responsible for data transmission and security, global payments and foreign exchange, EDI and ISO XML commercialization, invoice presentment and biller gateways, and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Treasury Management System (TMS) integration. Alex attended Brown University and the Georgia Institute of Technology. He lives in Woodinville, WA, and loves the Pacific Northwest. He and his family are active in Scouting and the Seattle Chinese School.