will.i.am to mix tech know-how with banking at Britain’s Atom

April 24, 2017 LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Atom has hired pop star will.i.am as a strategic adviser to its board as the app-based bank seeks to grow. Atom is the latest foray into digital technology for the rapper-turned-entrepreneur who has launched a smartwatch with Deutsche Telekom and partnered with tech giants Apple and Intel. “The scale of Atom’s ambition to help people understand and manage their money better … is awesome,” will.i.am, who rose to prominence with The Black Eyed Peas, said in a statement. Atom, one of a number…

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