Dr. Iris Liliana Bleck is the deputy Co-General Manager of Silicon Valley Bank Germany Branch and builds the German business operations that obtained a banking license mid-2018, where she is amongst others responsible for Credit, Risk, Compliance and Finance. Iris is a qualified German lawyer and holds a doctorate in banking law as well as an MBA. She started her career with Clifford Chance in Frankfurt, thereafter joined the Boston Consulting Group in Frankfurt/London and subsequently moved on to Deutsche Bank’s strategy department (AfK).