Areiel Wolanow

Areiel Wolanow is the Managing Director of Finserv Experts, a boutique consultancy which focuses on emerging technology business models. Areiel has advised UK Parliament on AI and blockchain; his clients include central banks, financial regulators, and finance ministries around the world. He has contributed to research for the World Economic Forum, World Trade Organization, and… Continue Reading Areiel Wolanow

Bonface Ndwala

Bonface is a Johannesburg based Malawian entrepreneur and senior executive within Telecommunications, Fintech and digital transformation sectors. Comprehensive Africa experience with extensive experience of dealing with US, European and Middle Eastern investors. Proven track record of successfully managing big MNOs (Celtel (now Airtel), Zain, Globacom and Cell C) and later a Fintech organisation. Bonface is… Continue Reading Bonface Ndwala

Ahsan Abdullah

With over 12 years of extensive experience in Advisory, Assurance, Accounting, and Investment Advisory across India and the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council), I have cultivated a diverse skill set tailored to serve corporates and individuals of varying scales. As a certified Management Accountant accredited by the Australian CMA Institute, coupled with a Master’s in Business… Continue Reading Ahsan Abdullah

Nameer Khan

Nameer Khan is the Chairman of the Mena Fintech Association and the Founder of FILS. With a background in business from Cambridge Judge Business School, Nameer is dedicated to pioneering sustainability in e-commerce. Through strategic partnerships and a commitment to eco-consciousness, he is driving industries towards responsible commerce and carbon neutrality. Stay tuned as Nameer… Continue Reading Nameer Khan

Zubair Mughal

Dedicated and industrious professional with a strategic focus on advancing Global Islamic Banking and Finance Industry. Possessing a strong foundation as an accomplished Islamic finance expert, coupled with a strong appetite for acquiring knowledge in Islamic Finance in public speaking and training, with a friendly and approachable demeanor. A collaborative team player with the ability… Continue Reading Zubair Mughal

Philip Lord

Phillip Lord is the President of the leading crypto tap payment app Oobit, The company’s robust ecosystem allows crypto holdersto Tap & Pay at over 100 million retailers across the globe where Visa and Mastercard are accepted, while merchants receive fiatcurrency. Additionally Phillip is also a co-founder of Pimlico Partners, an award-winning investorrelations firm in… Continue Reading Philip Lord

Dr. Zayed Alhemairy

Dr. Zayed Al Hemairy, a distinguished expert in Blockchain, Project Management, NGOs, Innovation, and IT, is set to share his extensive expertise at the upcoming FiNext Conference. Leveraging 15 years of experience, Dr. Al Hemairy has been at the forefront of driving digital transformation within government sectors, with a focus on optimizing innovation through cutting-edge… Continue Reading Dr. Zayed Alhemairy

Dr. Vince Tallent

Dr. Vince Tallent, Founder & Chairman of Tallent Technology Advisory Services, is set to participate in the prestigious FiNext Conference, adding his extensive expertise to the lineup of distinguished speakers. With a remarkable career spanning decades in the FinTech & TMT industries, Dr. Tallent brings a wealth of knowledge and insights to the conference. Key… Continue Reading Dr. Vince Tallent

Ludwig Schroedl

Ludwig Schroedl, the visionary entrepreneur behind Nealthy, is set to take the stage at the highly anticipated FiNext Conference, where he will share insights into the intersection of asset management and technological innovation. With a distinguished track record of bootstrapping enterprises to seven-figure annual revenues and orchestrating lucrative acquisitions, Ludwig Schroedl stands as a powerhouse… Continue Reading Ludwig Schroedl

Oliver van Wolf

Oliver von Wolff, renowned financial leader and CEO of Helion Capital and Akkrue Capital, is set to participate as a distinguished speaker at the upcoming FiNext Conference. With over 15 years of exemplary management experience, Oliver has significantly influenced the financial sector through his dynamic leadership roles.Specializing in fintech, Oliver has spearheaded turnarounds and strategic… Continue Reading Oliver van Wolf

Amitabh Tiwari

Amitabh Tiwari, a digital innovation specialist and corporate diplomat, assumes the role of President & Group CEO of Infotouch Technologies, a leading Digital and IT Innovation Company. With a distinguished career spanning entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship in the IT and digital innovation industry, Tiwari has played a pivotal role in transforming Infotouch Technologies into an international… Continue Reading Amitabh Tiwari

Rizwan Khan

Rizwan has more than two decades of Payments experience in the Middle East. Before joining AFS he served as Head of Acquiring at Network International and carries Sales, Product innovation, and International Acquiring exposure. Rizwan has also headed sales at ADIB and has worked with GE Capital. Rizwan holds a Master’s degree in Marketing, from… Continue Reading Rizwan Khan

Gaurav Aggarwal

Having 15+ years of experience across various roles in financial institutions. A Venture Capitalist who absolutely loves spending time with entrepreneurs at all stages of their journey, providing perspectives around building excellent ventures.Key Strengths: Developing Strategic Plans and assessing company performance. Conducting Research on Data Analysis to make better business decisions. Seed VC Innovation Ltd… Continue Reading Gaurav Aggarwal

Karim Zaitouni

Jomy Jose

Jomy Jose is the Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of Wattlecorp Cybersecurity Labs, boasting a prominent career in the technology sector with an emphasis on operations and strategy. His professional journey includes leading IT services and managing operations, particularly in the Middle East and India. With a track record that spans over a decade, Jomy… Continue Reading Jomy Jose

Maher Al Kaabi

Maher Al Kaabi, a visionary leader, and a seasoned banker with over 30 years of experience in the Banking, IT industry and Family Business. He has extensive expertise in Board Membership, Islamic Banking, Wholesales & Consumer Banking, Risk Management, Finance, Operation & Technology, Sales & Distribution and Business Development. He also has deep knowledge in… Continue Reading Maher Al Kaabi

Aman Pal Singh

Aman Pal Singh, a prominent figure in the insurance industry, is instrumental in driving innovation and advancing groundbreaking solutions. Currently affiliated as the Founder & CEO of both B4E Insurtech Inc. and Benefits for Expats Inc. Canada, Aman brings a wealth of expertise to revolutionize the insurance landscape. B4E Insurtech Inc. Canada, his focus sharpens… Continue Reading Aman Pal Singh

Neha Soni

Neha Soni is a visionary entrepreneur with over a decade of experience in blockchain technology, strategic marketing, and technology acceleration. Formerly with IBM and a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), Neha founded Corum Group in 2017, expanding its focus from blockchain to web3 acceleration. Committed to startup growth, she offers comprehensive support in advisory, development,… Continue Reading Neha Soni

Odera Nonyelu Ume-Ezeoke

Founder of Elbow, a platform for tokenized real-world assets, with a focus on real estate and private credit. His background in web2 SaaS, blockchain, money markets, and real-world data analytics demonstrates a deep understanding of the intersection between technology and finance. He is passionate about blockchain’s potential to transform traditional asset markets and has been… Continue Reading Odera Nonyelu Ume-Ezeoke

Homam Abdulaziz Hashem

Homam Hashem, Joined Kafalah as CEO of the Kafalah Loan Guarantee program in 2017. Homam has over 25 years of experience in the financial sector & financial consulting services. Mr. Hashem joined Kafalah and worked with the team on restructuring the operations, launching new products, expanding the business network, and empowering the young team in… Continue Reading Homam Abdulaziz Hashem

Nasim Aliev

Nasim Aliev, the Co-Founder and Co-CEO at Skyro, brings over a decade of transformative leadership in the financial technology and business development arenas. Currently steering Skyro into new frontiers, Nasim’s visionary approach has propelled the company to become one of the fastest-growing entities in the industry. Nasim oversees critical areas, including Sales, Partnerships, Marketing, Customer… Continue Reading Nasim Aliev

Pravin Sharma

Pravin Sharma, the Founder & Director of Futuretek Commerce Pvt Ltd, boasts over 24 years of expertise in the Fintech realm, particularly in Payments encompassing B2B, B2C, P2M, Marketplace, Prepaid & Wallets, and Financial services domains. He played a pivotal role in the establishment and growth of Getepay, significantly contributing to its current standing. Leveraging… Continue Reading Pravin Sharma

Gustavo Montero

Gustavo is Swiss; Founder/Chairman at Carter Capital(Digital Assets Management) – Board at Quantopay/Neobank. Sustainable Global Web3 projects /OTC Transactions – Ex-Swiss Bank CEO, BOD and Director of Rio Summit-Bruntland Commission (WCED) , First COP/University Professor. Engineer, MBA (Finance), Master of Science. Fluent in 5 Languages. Dubai resident.

Martin J. Shen

Martin is the President and Chief Executive Officer of FingerMotion, Inc. and the related group of companies.Martin’s guidance and vision has positioned FingerMotion to be a leader in the mobile telecom industry, with new and exciting business units that will push the company into the forefront of the mobile data management landscape. With endeavours into… Continue Reading Martin J. Shen

Shaju Shoukkath

Meet Shaju Shoukkath., the visionary CEO of Acute Info Solutions, headquartered in the vibrant city of Kannur, Kerala, India. With a career spanning more than a decade, Shaju has left an indelible mark on the software industry, demonstrating unparalleled leadership and technical prowess.As a seasoned software engineer, Shaju’s journey is characterized by a relentless pursuit… Continue Reading Shaju Shoukkath

Carole Alsharabati

Carole Alsharabati: Co-founder and Chairperson of CoorB, Carole Alsharabati’s distinguished professional career and diverse expertise spans a wide range, from academia to technology leadership. As a professor at Saint Joseph University in Beirut since 2000, she continuously shares her knowledge in macroeconomics and game theory as well as serves as the director of the Institute… Continue Reading Carole Alsharabati

Georges Stephan

Georges Stephan is a seasoned CTO with 23 years of experience in developing advanced financial software solutions for banks. With a strong track record in leading high-performing engineering teams, he excels in fostering innovation and ensuring compliance with complex financial regulations. Currently serving as CTO at CoorB, he oversees operational excellence in the company’s skill… Continue Reading Georges Stephan

Ahmed Gaber

Co-founder and CEO of CoorB, is recognized for his strong leadership in the financial technology sector. With over 23 years of experience, including leading roles at The ENTERTAINER and at Visa, he has built a robust expertise in digital payment financial solutions and strategic partnerships. Ahmed has helped develop payment infrastructure and enhance financial inclusion… Continue Reading Ahmed Gaber

Deepak Tomar

Driven by his vision for the technology landscape, Mr. Deepak Tomar spearheads Novus Loyalty with an unwavering commitment to innovation and excellence. Under his leadership, Novus Loyalty has emerged as a trailblazer, empowering FinTech businesses with end-to-end loyalty management solutions to drive customer loyalty and financial success Novus Loyalty is honored to be nominated for… Continue Reading Deepak Tomar

Gautham Mohandas

Gautham Mohandas is shining young professional embarking on the intersection of Finance andtechnology. He has rich experience working with different clients across US, India, UK,Australia, Germany and Denmark. Currently working in Charles River Associates, Chicago, aleading Economic Consulting Firm, he plays a pivotal role in financial data driven analytics,researching on the data trends in Financial Markets and provides… Continue Reading Gautham Mohandas

Olga Miler

Olga is a global innovation and finance expert, specializing in financial education, customer experience and growth. She has been broadly recognized for her transformational achievements to change the financial services industry for women and gender equality with features in the global press such as Sky News, BBC News, CNBC, the Financial Times, Bloomberg, The Guardian,… Continue Reading Olga Miler

Gimran Abdrakhmanov

Gimran Abdrakhmanov (MBA) is responsible for advising on investments at Freedom Broker, an AIFC licensed and regulated brokerage firm. As the CEO of Gimran & Co, he is committed to fostering the growth of businesses. Winner of the presidential scholarship “Bolashak”, University of California, Berkeley 2017-2018.Gimran has started his professional journey as an Insurance agent… Continue Reading Gimran Abdrakhmanov

Aly Madhavji

Aly Madhavji is the Managing Partner at Blockchain Founders Fund which invests in and venture builds top-tier startups. He is a Limited Partner at Loyal VC and Draper Goren Holm. Aly consults organizations on emerging technologies such as INSEAD and the UN on solutions to help alleviate poverty. He served as Senior Blockchain Fellow at… Continue Reading Aly Madhavji

Alina Krot

Alina Krot is a seasoned finance professional with over five years of experience in a prominent financial institution, where she excelled in spearheading high-stakes and sizable investment lending initiatives. In 2022, Alina transitioned into the role of project head at 10101.art. In this capacity, she leads a team of art and legal experts dedicated to… Continue Reading Alina Krot

Dyota M Marsudi

Dyota , a young leader with a remarkable track record in the finance and technology sectors. Currently serving as the President Director at Aladin Bank, Dyota has been instrumental in establishing the bank as a pioneer in Islamic digital banking in Indonesia. With a background in Economics from the University of Indonesia and an MBA… Continue Reading Dyota M Marsudi

Yasmine Helal

Currently, at the helm of the ADI Consumer Finance Company, Yasmine Helal has played a pivotal role in shaping the trajectory of digital banking in Egypt. Her illustrious career began in 2002 at Citibank, where she rose through the ranks, demonstrating her prowess in consumer technology. From leading positions in Retail Banking Technology to managing… Continue Reading Yasmine Helal

Rowdy Bijland

Rowdy Bijland, a strategic and creative thinker, is set to bring his wealth of experiencein digital business strategy, innovation, and transformation to the forefront at theupcoming FiNext Conference. Privileged through his work to support leaders, teams,and organizations with digital business strategy development and execution, Rowdywill share insights into the ever-evolving landscape of digital business development.Rowdy… Continue Reading Rowdy Bijland

Shivansh Rachit

A visionary pioneer and disruptor in the financial realm, Shivansh Rachit stands as adynamic force at the helm of Hedge & Sachs, the eminent asset management firm based inDubai, UAE, with a registered office in London, UK. With an illustrious track record of overeight years in the asset management sector, Shivansh brings unparalleled expertise andleadership… Continue Reading Shivansh Rachit

C.A Amit Kumar Garg

C.A Amit Kumar Garg, Chief Investment Officer of Tumuh Real Estate Middle East Fund, to Showcase Real Estate Expertise at FiNext ConferenceC.A Amit Kumar Garg, renowned Chief Investment Officer of Tumuh Real Estate Middle East Fund and Managing Director of Bricks and Wood Real Estate LLC, is set to share his extensive expertise at the… Continue Reading C.A Amit Kumar Garg

Mufti Ismail Ebrahim Desai

Mufti Ismail Ebrahim Desai stands at the intersection of profound Islamic scholarship and extensive corporate exposure, making him a distinguished figure in the world of Islamic finance. Renowned for his versatile expertise, Mufti Ismail is slated to be a key speaker at the FiNext Conference Dubai 2024, participating in the panel discussion on “Accelerating Digitalization… Continue Reading Mufti Ismail Ebrahim Desai

Mayur Panchal

Mayur Panchal, E-commerce Growth Specialist and Virtual CFO, set to Illuminate E-commerce Strategies at FiNext ConferenceMayur Panchal, a distinguished CPA (Certified Practicing Accountant) and CA (Chartered Accountant) with expertise as an E-commerce Growth Specialist and Virtual CFO, is set to share his transformative insights at the upcoming FiNext Conference at Dubai. With a specialized focus… Continue Reading Mayur Panchal

Nicholas Zeman

In the dynamic realm of financial technology, Nicholas Zeman stands as a seasonedinnovator with 25 years of experience in cutting-edge technology solutions. With the lastseven years devoted to blockchain and cryptographically verifiable credentials, Zemanhas emerged as a leading expert in the field. His journey began as a blockchainengineer at the groundbreaking startup, Evernym, a global… Continue Reading Nicholas Zeman

Satyam kumar

In the ever-evolving landscape of WealthTech, Satyam Kumar emerges as a visionary leader, bringing over 19 years of enriched experience in the banking industry to theforefront. As the driving force behind Business, Liabilities, and Relationship initiatives at LoanTap, Satyam has not only navigated the complexities of the financial sector but has also steered a highly… Continue Reading Satyam kumar

Bidul Agwaan

In the dynamic intersection of finance, innovation, and entrepreneurship, Ms. Bidul Agwaan emerges as a strategic finance expert and a seasoned investment banking professional. With a career spanning over 10 years, Bidul has established herself as a transformative leader, adept at simplifying disruptive business models to unearth meaningful investment insights and propelling business growth through… Continue Reading Bidul Agwaan

Sriram Angajala

Anna Dé

Anna is an accomplished Product and FinTech leader, recognized for building sophisticated global products in P2P, B2B, and B2B2C domains. Over a decade, she has consistently driven payment product innovation, covering areas like Remittance, Peer-to-Peer, Checkout, and Ads billing, catering to consumers and SMBs across 120+ markets worldwide. Her extensive journey encompasses key positions at PayPal,… Continue Reading Anna Dé

Chhavi Moodgal, IIMA Endowment Fund

Chhavi Moodgal

As Founding CEO of the IIMA Endowment Fund, Ms. Chhavi Moodgal is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Endowment Fund as well as building and executing a strategic vision for the Endowment Fund to help shape a brighter future for IIMA. The challenge of her role is to build a world-class, global endowment in… Continue Reading Chhavi Moodgal

Malak Albaw, Blank

Malak Albaw

Malak is a web3 influencer and accomplished business development manager who collaborates closely with Blank, a leading software development agency in Croatia. With her background in Economics, she excels at crowdfunding, product launches, and web3 marketing. Malak has led over 15 projects, raising more than $5 million in crowdfunding last year alone, and played a… Continue Reading Malak Albaw

Jim Marous, Speaker Publisher Influencer

Jim Marous

Jim Marous has been named a leading influencer in banking for over a decade. He is the co-publisher of The Financial Brand, owner and publisher of the Digital Banking Report, and host of the top 5 banking podcast, Banking Transformed.As a sought-after speaker, author, and recognized industry futurist and authority on disruption in the financial… Continue Reading Jim Marous

Maria Fernanda Juppet Ewing, CEO Cryptomarket

Maria Fernanda Juppet Ewing

CEO, Cryptomarket Corporate lawyer with practical and dogmatic experience in corporate structures, atypical contracts, multinational companies, regulatory law and company self-regulation, particularly in crypto assets, compliance, among others. I have worked in a series of administrative assistance and management positions, both in business, public, and university institutions.

Dyota M. Marsudi, President Director & CEO of Bank Aladin

Dyota M. Marsudi

President Director & CEO of Bank Aladin Providing access to banking and financial services to the Indonesian masses with Bank Aladin. Previously a venture capitalist with Vertex Ventures, a founder with Happy5 and a management consultant with The Boston Consulting Group.

Nick Patel, CEO & Founder at Clinq.Gold, Bank of Bullion | Keynote Speaker

Nick Patel

CEO & Founder at Clinq.Gold, Bank of Bullion | Keynote Speaker Nick is a highly experienced and accomplished professional with over 25 years of experience in Global Financial Markets. He has worked in over 20 countries to finance IPO’s and Start Ups, and his depth and breadth of contacts in multiple industries makes him invaluable… Continue Reading Nick Patel

Arman A. Khan, Managing Director at Magnus Corporation Ltd.

Arman A. Khan

Managing Director at Magnus Corporation Ltd. Arman A. Khan is the Managing Director of Magnus Corporation Ltd., an ICT solution company that works with cutting edge solution with the goal of bringing right technology to right people. His company Magnus Corporation is a market leader in providing technology for Brokerages of the Capital Market in… Continue Reading Arman A. Khan

Vishal Gupta, Chief Executive at HyLoBiz

Vishal Gupta

Chief Executive at HyLoBiz An experienced fintech leader with 10+ years in the industry, excelled in transforming startup ideas into successful enterprises, focusing on Digital and SME Banking, and Inclusive Finance across India, Africa, Southeast Asia, and the Middle East. CEO of HyLoBiz since 2019, driven SME digitization initiatives and expanded operations internationally, including notable… Continue Reading Vishal Gupta

Nikita Sachdev, Founder of Luna Media Corp , Founder and CEO of Luna PR & Luna VC , CEO of Cointelegraph MENA

Nikita Sachdev

, Nikita Sachdev, Founder of Luna Media Corp , Founder and CEO of Luna PR & Luna VC , CEO of Cointelegraph MENA Nikita Sachdev is an Indian-American entrepreneur. She studied Chemistry and Business at the University of Texas, Austin and James Cook University. Shortly after graduating, Nikita launched Luna Management in 2015, a talent management… Continue Reading Nikita Sachdev

Mary Pedler, Founder of Input Communications Agency

Mary Pedler

Founder of Input Communications Agency Mary is a seasoned communication expert and founder of INPUT Communications Agency and INPUT Lifestyle, with over seven years of experience in GR and PR. Her expertise has significantly contributed to the success of over 50 tech projects, enhancing their organic media presence and aiding in raising over $500 million.… Continue Reading Mary Pedler

Slava Demchuk, CEO ,AMLBot

Slava Demchuk

CEO, AMLBot Slava Demchuk is the CEO of AMLBot, AMLSafe and PureFi. He is a сertified AML specialist (by the European Institute of Management and Finance) in the field of cryptocurrencies, UNODC consultant, Member of Foresight Virtual Assets 2030. Having an education in Information Networks Security, Slava is an expert in cryptocurrency regulation and AML… Continue Reading Slava Demchuk

Prescott Adderley, Chief Executive Officer, Capital Com Online Investments Ltd

Prescott E. Adderley

Chief Executive Officer, Capital Com Online Investments Ltd Experienced executive with over 11 years experience with compliance. Expertise across multiple industries (financial services, gaming and insurance). Proficient in Compliance, Client Relationships Management, Anti-Money Laundering Reporting and Tax Reporting. A strong reputation for managing client expectations and ensuring problems are solved efficiently and future systems are… Continue Reading Prescott E. Adderley

Elliott Limb, Founder & CEO ,Cubed

Elliott Limb

Founder & CEO ,Cubed In a career spanning over 20 years, I have held multiple prestigious positions in the Banking and Fintech industry. Realising the depth of opportunities available as the finance industry reached an inflection point, I founded CoBa – where collaboration and agile (cross eco-systems) operating models have true alignment from strategy through… Continue Reading Elliott Limb

Robert SEREC, CEO & Founder, White Hydrogen

Robert SEREC

CEO & Founder, White Hydrogen My leadership career can be defined by my ability to QUICKLY drive profits by extracting top performance from employees. Several times, I’ve specifically been brought on to turnaround underperforming companies. Though the reasons varied, I was able to develop unique strategies to transform each organization. In stable environments, I helped… Continue Reading Robert SEREC

Chisala Tembo, CEO & Co-Founder, Idahwoods Corporate Services

Chisala Tembo

CEO & Co-Founder, Idahwoods Corporate Services Financial Services professional with strong focus and proven track record in Credit Risk, Consumer Lending, Business Development, Strategic Planning, Business Strategy, Executive Management and Leadership, Portfolio Management, Fintech/Digital Financial Services, Financial Management and Recoveries. Commercial strategist and business leader with expansive experience in building and managing microfinance and online… Continue Reading Chisala Tembo

Fabiola Luque Morales, Founder & CEO, Economia Sin Filtro

Fabiola Luque Morales

Founder & CEO, Economia Sin Filtro 🙋🏻‍♀️Hola Hola! I ’am Fabiola, a passionate economist who falls in love with finance, tech, education, and entrepreneurship every day. My experience includes 10 years in capital markets, investments and wealth management, and diverse entrepreneurial experiences, from a modeling agency I founded in university to my role launching a… Continue Reading Fabiola Luque Morales

Mohammed Al Alami, Chief Executive Officer & Founder,Slice

Mohammed Al Alami

Chief Executive Officer & Founder, Slice I am a seasoned fintech professional with significant experience in partnerships and commercial operations. I hold a Bachelor of Commerce degree in International Business from the University of Wollongong, and I am passionate about transforming the payments landscape and simplifying compliance for businesses in the MEA region. With a… Continue Reading Mohammed Al Alami

Ahmed Elmetwally, CEO/ General Manager Private Office of Sheikh Mohamed Bin Ahmed Bin Hamadan Al Nahyan

Ahmed Elmetwally

CEO/ General Manager Private Office of Sheikh Mohamed Bin Ahmed Bin Hamadan Al Nahyan With an illustrious career, Ahmed Elmetwally serves as the General Manager of the Private Office of Sheikh Mohamed Bin Ahmed Bin Hamadan Al Nahyan. His leadership epitomizes excellence, steering initiatives that align with the vision of Sheikh Mohamed. A visionary and… Continue Reading Ahmed Elmetwally

Pavan Verma, CEO Radian Software Global

Pawan Verma

CEO, Redian Software As CEO at Redian Software Global, my focus is on strategic growth by adding valuable partnerships and alliances. We work with clients from across the sectors such as Banking & Finance, Insurance, Retail, Travel & Hospitality, Energy, and Manufacturing. Redian Software is a leader in the implementation of Open Source CRM (SuiteCRM,… Continue Reading Pawan Verma

Egor Savvin, Partner at Alfin Ventures

Egor Savvin

Partner at Alfin Ventures Egor Savvin is a Partner of Alfin Ventures and a seasoned investment professional, with over 10 years of experience in private equity and venture capital. He has considerable expertise in a wide array of industries, including fintech, AI, web3 and climate tech. Throughout his career, Egor has had several significant successful… Continue Reading Egor Savvin

Amin El-Gazzar, CIO at Akkrue Capital

Amin El-Gazzar

CIO at Akkrue Capital Amin El-Gazzar is a seasoned technologist and serial entrepreneur with a deep understanding of complex technical systems and advanced business strategies. He has started numerous successful businesses in a variety of industries and built them successfully to become the market leaders in their respective industries. Experience in rapidly expanding a business… Continue Reading Amin El-Gazzar

Imran Khan Nagori, Founder & CEO, Investor Skool

Imrankhan Nagori

Founder & CEO, Investor Skool

Kassem Lahham, Bright Wealth Banking & Management & Research

Kassem(KIM) Lahham

Bright Wealth Banking & Management & Research Kassem LAHHAM, born 1966 in the City of MAINZ-GERMANY, is a ‘Senior Private Banker’ and ‘Banking Consultant’, who lives and works between Europe, the MENA and the GCC regions. He was born to a Jordanian father of Palestinian descent and a native Lebanese mother. He was raised in… Continue Reading Kassem(KIM) Lahham

Sameer Aggarwal, Revolutionising Consumer Lending @ RevFin

Sameer Aggarwal

Revolutionising Consumer Lending @ RevFin Sameer is a fintech entrepreneur. He is the founder of RevFin, a digital lending platform specialising in financial inclusion. He is also a member of Board of Directors at Aristo Securities, an NBFC. Sameer is also a blogger, writer and speaker. His areas of interest are Entrepreneurship, leadership, risk management,… Continue Reading Sameer Aggarwal

Melodi Askelöf, CEO & Co-founder Satocci

Melodi Askelöf

CEO & Co-founder Satocci Experienced professional leader with Executive MBA degree and strong leadership skills with ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. More than 15 years of working within sustainable finance, risk management, Ethics and Compliance, project management and change management in global matrix organisations in multi-cultural environment. Certified in Compliance, Cyber Security,… Continue Reading Melodi Askelöf

Simon Hardie, CEO & Founder at Findexable

Simon Hardie

CEO & Founder at Findexable Simon is co-founder and CEO of Findexable – the digital platform for benchmarking fintech innovation globally, and home to the Global Fintech Index. findexable’s platform makes it easier to benchmark fintech activity, powers unmoderated, real-time insight on global fintech ecosystems and helps organisations & investors understand the ingredients of fintech… Continue Reading Simon Hardie

Sasidhar Thumuluri, MD & CEO Sub-K IMPACT Solutions Ltd

Sasidhar Thumuluri

MD & CEO Sub-K IMPACT Solutions Ltd Sasi has more than two decades of financial inclusion and capital markets experience in 20+ countries. He started his professional journey at BASIX, an Indian financial inclusion pioneer, and went on to pursue a career on global platform in impact investments, business strategy and technical advisory at MicroVest… Continue Reading Sasidhar Thumuluri

Rami Al Karmi, Exec Chairman @ Ab(new)normal Disruptors

Rami Al Karmi

Exec Chairman @ Ab(new)normal Disruptors , Exponential Growth Mindset & Business Models Innovation using (AI, Blockchain, DeFi) in; FinTech, EdTech, Islamic Finance & Future of Work | VC | TEDx & Keynote Speaker Rami Al Karmi is a distinguished futurist, investor, executive coach, advisor, and innovation strategist. He is the Executive Chairman of Ab(new)normal Ventures… Continue Reading Rami Al Karmi

Ahmed Abdelazim Alpajy, Strategic Advisor | CFO | FP&A | Treasury

Ahmed Abdelazim Alpajy

Strategic Advisor | CFO | FP&A | Treasury Above 15 years of experience holding various finance and strategy leadership positions across financial services and retail industries. I am currently leading the finance and strategy of a non-bank financial institution based in Saudi Arabia with SAR 2.5 billion the asset base.

Paula Tavangar, Chief Investment Officer, Injaz Capital

Paula Tavangar

Chief Investment Officer, Injaz Capital Paula Tavangar is a seasoned entrepreneur and respected leader in the Fintech, Blockchain, and Quantitative Finance sectors. With a wealth of experience and a proven track record, Paula has taken on the role of Partner and Chief Investment Officer at Injaz Capital – External Asset Management. Previously, Paula made significant… Continue Reading Paula Tavangar

Nairouz Bader, CEO @ Envision Partnership | MBA, Global Growth Strategist

Nairouz Bader

CEO @ Envision Partnership | MBA, Global Growth Strategist Dr. Nairouz Bader is the CEO of Envision Partnership, a female-led executive search and leadership advisory organization. Only Arab woman leader who has served on the global board of AESC and M.C.H. Global, the parent company of Art Basel and only expert in the MENA region… Continue Reading Nairouz Bader

Shelli Ryan, Blockchain Keynote Speaker | The CEO/CMO Whisperer | Positioning for tech companies

Shelli A. Ryan, APR, Fellow PRSA

Founder and Principal, The CX Blockchain Institute Shelli Ryan founded The CX Blockchain Institute to implement blockchain in the customer experience (CX) industry. Prior to founding the Institute, in 1996 Shelli Ryan founded Ad Hoc Communication Resources, an on-demand marketing services firm serving the technology sector, providing critical growth strategies in the Americas, Europe and… Continue Reading Shelli A. Ryan, APR, Fellow PRSA

Rohit Agarwal ,Co-Founder | Co-CEO at Sora Finance

Rohit Agarwal

Co-Founder | Co-CEO at Sora Finance Rohit Agarwal lives in San Francisco with his wife, Candice, and two daughters, Anjali (4) and Anika (2). He is currently the co-founder and co-CEO of Sora Finance, a fintech company providing liability optimization as a service to financial advisors. Previously, Rohit was the Head of Kiva USA where… Continue Reading Rohit Agarwal

Michelle Bothe, CEO, Finsure Consulting

Michelle Bothe

CEO,Finsure Consulting Michelle is founder and CEO of Finsure, a consulting firm that guides insurtech teams building their data and tech stacks.Michelle also serves as CTO of Pavo, a pioneering premium finance marketplace. Pavo offers commercial insurance brokers the power of “buy now, pay later” and the benefit of choice as they close a deal.… Continue Reading Michelle Bothe

Debbie Smart, Senior Product Marketer, Q2 Banking

Debbie Smart

Senior Product Marketer,Q2 Banking As a senior product marketer at Q2, Debbie Smart serves as the voice of the modern banking customer and the evolving financial services industry. With more than 40 years of banking and treasury management experience, Debbie works to deeply understand Q2’s existing and desired customers, leveraging market research and competitive intelligence… Continue Reading Debbie Smart

Jessica Chen Riolfi,Co-Founder and CEO at Uprise

Jessica Chen Riolfi

Jessica Chen Riolfi is the Co-Founder and CEO of Uprise, the fintech empowering companies to embed human+AI-powered financial advice into their offerings. Uprise is backed by top investors and operators, including Contrary Capital and Hustle Fund, as well as founders and execs from Stripe, Robinhood, SoFi, and Cash App. Uprise was the #1 personal finance… Continue Reading Jessica Chen Riolfi

Renata Caine,Chief Commercial officer at Justt

Renata Caine

Renata Cane joined Justt after 4+ years at market-leading modern card issuer Marqeta, where she served as SVP of International, Strategy, and Planning and saw the company through their 2021 initial public offering. A veteran in the fintech and payments space, Caine previously spent 11 years at WEX most recently as VP of Commercial, Virtual… Continue Reading Renata Caine

Anas Jawed, Advisor, FiNext Conference

Anas Jawed

Anas Jawed – Entrepreneur, Technology Expert, and FiNext Awards & Conference Advisor Anas Jawed is a dynamic entrepreneur and technology expert based in Noida, India. Currently, he serves as the head of the Indian office of Perfect Timing Technologies, a prominent technology company based in Germany. With a passion for innovation and a deep understanding… Continue Reading Anas Jawed

Adam (Sully) Perella, Technical Director at Schellman

Adam “Sully” Perella

Adam “Sully” Perella is a Technical Director who leads the PIN and P2PE service lines for Schellman Compliance LLC. His focus also includes the Software Security Framework, 3-Domain Secure services (3DS), and external vulnerability scans as an Approved Scanning Vendor (ASV). Sully’s experience in information technology began in 2004 as a networking, switching, computer systems,… Continue Reading Adam “Sully” Perella

Chris Dean, CEO and Co-Founder of Treasury Prime

Chris Dean

Bio: As CEO and Co-Founder of Treasury Prime, Chris is responsible for all aspects of Treasury Prime’s strategy, execution, and operations. Prior to launching Treasury Prime, he served as CTO of “API first” company Standard Treasury. When the startup was acquired by Silicon Valley Bank, he took on the role of CTO of API banking… Continue Reading Chris Dean

Adam (Sully) Perella

Adam “Sully” Perella is a Technical Director who leads the PIN and P2PE service lines for Schellman Compliance LLC. His focus also includes the Software Security Framework, 3-Domain Secure services (3DS), and external vulnerability scans as an Approved Scanning Vendor (ASV). Sully’s experience in information technology began in 2004 as a networking, switching, computer systems,… Continue Reading Adam (Sully) Perella

Michael Azevedo, Director, Partner Solutions at SavvyMoney

Michael Azevedo

Director, Partner Solutions at SavvyMoney Michael Azevedo is the Director of Partner Solutions for SavvyMoney. He is a native Californian and received his undergraduate business degree from Sonoma State and his Masters of Business Administration from the University of Southern California. Michael spent, what he calls chapter one of his career, in the financial services… Continue Reading Michael Azevedo

Amit Sharma , Founder and CEO of FinClusive

Amit Sharma

Founder and CEO of FinClusive Amit Sharma has engaged in a myriad of roles that intersect financial markets, risk management , regulatory compliance , and international development. He is the Founder and CEO of FinClusive, a hybrid financial-technology and regulatory technology (fintech/regtech) company that provides a compliant gateway between traditional financial services and digital assetes… Continue Reading Amit Sharma

Santiago Vinoth Jeyaseelan, VP of Product Management & Design

Santiago Vinoth Jeyaseelan

Santiago Jeyaseelan is the VP of Product Management & Design at Gainbridge®. Previously, he was Director of Product Management at Marqeta, Inc. where he built a new product line from scratch for the company. An experienced product leader with a demonstrated history of building and scaling fintech platforms, and managing large high performing teams. Santiago… Continue Reading Santiago Vinoth Jeyaseelan

Max Galka

Max Galka is CEO/founder of Elementus (data-driven blockchain intelligence platform), a data scientist bytraining and passion, has served as an adjunct lecturer in data science at the University of Pennsylvania,and is a founder of FOIA Mapper, a search engine for offline public records. In his previous career, hewas a derivatives trader at Deutsche Bank and… Continue Reading Max Galka

Hemendra Ghaghada

Hemendra Ghaghada

Venture Capital-Excellence in Finance Leaders Seasoned CEO with a proven track record in leading and driving growth for a Dubai-based family office. Overseeing a diversified portfolio spanning FMCG distribution, energy trading, metals & mining, VC investment, and M&A strategies. Committed to delivering exceptional results and driving the success of diverse business ventures. Linkedin Profile

Srishti Dixit

Srishti Dixit

Innovator-Excellence in Finance Leaders Founder and MD of ONS FinServ Ltd is a dynamic finance professional. A new generation Entrepreneur in Finance Economics MSc in Economics, and holds CAMS certification for the last 4 years. She has fund management, corporate services, fund services and licensing experience of all types of financial institutions. She has worked… Continue Reading Srishti Dixit

Cecilia Wong

Cecilia Wong

Blockchain-Excellence in Finance Leaders While beginning her communications career in the fashion and beauty industries, Cecilia Wong’s passion for decentralized technologies led her to found yourPRstrategist, a Web3, blockchain, crypto and emerging tech consultancy that has been award-winning (2022 World Business Outlook Award; 2020/21 Technology Innovator Award winner in the media and PR categories). An… Continue Reading Cecilia Wong

Victor Tay

Victor Tay

Leaders-Excellence in Finance Victor’s experience in chairing UN Global Compact, Singapore Government economic agencies and US-based investment banking.   He will give examples of how various international funds and NGOs have taken a blended private-public partnership approach towards achieving kpis and results. With the evolving funds under family office and NGOs, investment successes have been… Continue Reading Victor Tay

Yasmin Faik

Yasmine Faik

Leaders-Excellence in Finance Yasmine Faik is an accomplished professional whose career has been marked by her expertise in data management, digital transformation, and her invaluable contributions to the financial sector. With a strong track record of leading transformative projects and a visionary approach to leveraging data for business growth, Yasmine has made a significant impact… Continue Reading Yasmine Faik

Dr. Tamer Alsayed

Dr. Tamer Alsayed

Leaders-Excellence in Finance Experienced CFO and Corporate Controller with Big 4 background, CPA, CIMA, and MBA in Finance. Over 20 years of diverse industry experience in financial operations and management. Skilled in creating robust financial frameworks, leading teams, and managing global operations. Accomplishments include revenue growth, expense reduction, and successful contract negotiations. Deep understanding of… Continue Reading Dr. Tamer Alsayed

Axis Bank Ltd., DIFC Dubai

Banking-Excellence in Finance Companies Axis Bank is the third largest private sector bank in India, offering a comprehensive range of financial services to various customer segments. With a vast network of branches, ATMs, and virtual centers, the bank serves large and mid-corporates, MSMEs, agriculture, and retail businesses. Its international presence includes branches in Singapore, Dubai,… Continue Reading Axis Bank Ltd., DIFC Dubai

Realiz

Blockchain-Excellence in Finance Companies REALIZ is a French-based fintech start-up with global exposure that empowers investors to access the world of investment in securities and real estate assets through the latest blockchain technology, while promoting social impact through ESG investments. REALIZ provides open access to assessed investments from around the world with low entry costs,… Continue Reading Realiz

Clarency Singapore PTE. LTD.

Cybersecurity & Compliance-Excellence in Finance Companies Clarency has played its part in reducing the obstacles with straightforward, transparent foreign exchange and payments, but we’re keenly aware that forex and payments aren’t the whole story. That’s why we’ve designated a skilled team to developing a platform that addresses the whole picture. That platform is called biz.Clarency,… Continue Reading Clarency Singapore PTE. LTD.

ONS FinServ Ltd.

Financial Institutions-Excellence in Finance Companies We are financial service providers with an aim to innovate and revolutionize the financial services landscape. We are on a mission to bring the best of global service quality and best practices to our client’s doorstep. With an ideal to serve clients with tailor-made solutions for all their financial services… Continue Reading ONS FinServ Ltd.

MS Group and Kitaab

Innovator-Excellence in Finance Companies MS is a firm made up of a team of innovative, dynamic, diverse and professional members who provide a range of own and associated essential business services for entrepreneurial-minded local and international clients. We see ourselves as Lifestyle Professional – approachable, enthusiastic and passionate about each client’s growth and success! MS… Continue Reading MS Group and Kitaab

Total Processing Payment Services Provider LLC

Payment Gateways-Excellence in Finance Companies Total Processing is a fintech company with its Middle East HQ located in Dubai, UAE. We aim to disrupt the payments sector through the delivery of all-in-one payment solutions across e-commerce and in-store channels worldwide. We help business of all types and sizes to streamline their payments process, decrease transaction… Continue Reading Total Processing Payment Services Provider LLC

Smartpay

Payment Gateways-Excellence in Finance Companies First all-in-one payment experience and interest free buy now pay later solution built to solve Japanese consumer payment experience issues and improve merchant conversion rates.  Consumer Value  First Time in Japan : No Interest and Free of charge for credit card users  First Time in Japan : Checkout within 30… Continue Reading Smartpay

Forus Financial

Lending-Excellence in Finance Companies Forus is a leading crowdfunding platform that bridges the gap between finance and SMEs, empowering small businesses to access the capital they need to grow and thrive. Our mission is to revolutionize the way SMEs access funding by providing a transparent and efficient platform that connects borrowers with a wide network… Continue Reading Forus Financial

Payment Service A3

Banking-Excellence in Finance Companies A privately held Moscow based mobile and internet payments company providing innovative technology for utility and government payment accross the whole country.

Ameetee

Innovator-Excellence in Finance Companies Ameetee is a tech solution for Financial Institutions aiming to provide their clients seamless access to private markets. Ameetee creates synergy between Startups, VC/PE funds, Financial Institutions, and Individual Investors. Startups get a new funding source, Financial Institutions get a new ready-to-distribute product, VCs get a new way to trim off… Continue Reading Ameetee

Policybazaar.ae

Insurance-Excellence in Finance Companies Launched with the aim to make insurance accessible and comprehensible for all, Policybazaar.com is a force to reckon with in the Indian insurance market. With more than 2 million customers and partnerships with leading insurance providers in India, our portal is committed to providing you, our customers, with the best insurance… Continue Reading Policybazaar.ae

BASIC Home Loan

Lending-Excellence in Finance Companies BASIC Home Loan is India’s first automated platform for secured lending with special focus on the affordable housing segment. Given its complexity, home loans cannot be fully digitized; but there is a huge scope for automation; and through our “Phygital” approach we have created an asset-lite network of home loan agents… Continue Reading BASIC Home Loan

SAB Fast Corporate Services Provider LLC

Marketing Developemt-Excellence in Finance Companies Start Any Business UAE is a company in India help Indian entrepreneurs to start their business in Dubai, UAE. We help entrepreneurs throughout all the process of company setup. This company head office is Dubai.

Bima

nsurance-Excellence in Finance Companies Bima® is a registered trademark of Insurance House B.S.C. M. M, the first insurance portal in the Sultanate of Oman, licensed to operate by the Capital Market Authority.

White Shark Blockchain Solutions DMCC

Blockchain-Excellence in Finance Companies Our Blockchain infrastructure is one of a kind and is a patentable Blockchain solving major Web 3 problems.  Features-  * Self-expanding block size using AI to store more data (patentable) * Most secure (Quantum hack-proof) with our self-made encryption (patentable)  * Fastest on-chain deployment in the world (tested and patentable) *… Continue Reading White Shark Blockchain Solutions DMCC

Scott Craig, founder and CEO of AccelOne

Scott Craig

founder and CEO of AccelOne Scott Craig is the founder and CEO of AccelOne, a custom software developer based in North and South America comprising a team of experienced onshore and nearshore professionals who achieve clients’ digital transformation goals. As a serial and prolific entrepreneur, Craig’s experience spans venture capital, private equity, financial & securities… Continue Reading Scott Craig

Bernhard Petrkowsky

Ich absolvierte das Bachelorstudium ud Masterstudium an der Fachhochschule Wiener Neustadt für wirtschaftsberatende Berufe. Schon in jungen Jahren konnte ich in den Bereichen Projektierung und Bewertung von Immobilien wertvolle Erfahrungen sammeln. Bislang war ich erfolgreich als Projektentwickler und Immobilientreuhänder tätig.

In den letzten Jahren folgten verschiedene Positionen in der Unternehmensführung, als Investor und Netzwerker bei diversen Unternehmen als Gesellschafter einer Unternehmensgruppe.

Andrea Benito Araúzo

Editor at CIO Middle East part of Foundy (formerly IDG Communications), Andrea oversees the editorial direction of CIO in the Middle East, tasked with creating localised content and building an engaged community of technology leaders. CIO Middle East is the resource for CIOs looking for insights on the intersection of business and technology, enterprise tech platforms, customer centricity and more. CIO Middle East shares best practice examples and creates a community of CIOs who can share relevant knowledge and peer experiences.
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Mila (Lyudmila) Khrapchenko

Mila Khrapchenko

I am an angel investor, a startup co-founder, and a professional in structured finance with an overall experience of 20+ years. I am passionate about investing in startups, equity and bond trading, building and leading teams to create something new in the world of finance.

Specialties: venture capital, investment banking, structured finance, derivatives

Aaron Bumgarner

Experienced entrepreneur with a demonstrated history of working in blockchain,environmental, ESG and investment management industry. Skilled in Negotiation, Sales, Management, Business Development, and Marketing Strategy. Strong business development professional with a BA focused on Marketing/Finance from Lenoir-Rhyne College and extensive background in climate tech.

Baiba Broka

Shyam Agarwal

Shyam has over two decades of experience in business and investment research, including extensive exposure to primary research.

My rich experience spans across industries including life sciences, biotech, medical technologies, food & beverages, education, e-commerce, hospitality, retail & real estate, technology startups, alternate energy, infrastructure, and logistics.

My experience is aided by a fair understanding of business fundamentals and hands-on experience in devising business strategies, funding plans, financial analysis, and valuation.

I have been instrumental in facilitating spadework of raising funds from private equities for several start-ups and growing companies.

Having graduated in commerce from Mumbai University, I am a qualified Chartered Accountant with an additional human resources qualification from XLRI Jamshedpur, India.

Aneesh Rajani

Aneesh is the COO of White Shark. Aneesh’s remarkable achievement led to his representation of India at the 2022 World Economic Forum in the Blockchain category.

Aneesh Rajani is a distinguished industrialist with a multifaceted portfolio, boasts a formidable combination of expertise and dedication. Holding credentials from Kirori Mal College and Startegic Management at Harvard Business School and MBA. Aneesh has made significant strides across FMCG, Real Estate, Consumer Brands, Equity Investments and Blockchain.

Karen Storey

For purpose-driven organisations around the globe, The Storey Group is a Change Maker that creates and delivers programmes that make our planet a better place.

Azizjon Azimi

Azizjon Azimi is the founder and CEO of zypl.ai, an AI software startup. zypl.ai applies
synthetically generated AI models at scale to advance financial inclusion in emerging and
frontier markets. Its credit scoring software based on machine learning has been
implemented in 6 markets across the Middle East and Central Asia having underwritten over
$25 million in loans with >1% default rate. Prior to launching zypl.ai, Azizjon was a founder
of tajrupt, an educational nonprofit transforming youth potential into human capital in his
home country of Tajikistan.
Azizjon recently graduated with an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business as a
Knight- Hennessy Scholar, and an MPP from Harvard Kennedy School as an Aga Khan
International Scholar. Azizjon has been appointed as the chair of Tajikistan’s AI Council in
charge of leading the country’s national AI strategy. He had previously graduated cum laude
with a BA and double honors in economics and international relations from New York
University. He has been featured in Forbes “30 Under 30” and was one of the winners of
2018 Islamic Development Bank Transform Fund competition.

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Cecilia Wong

Cecilia Wong

While beginning her communications career in the fashion and beauty industries, Cecilia Wong’s passion for decentralized technologies led her to found yourPRstrategist, a Web3, blockchain, crypto and emerging tech consultancy that has been award-winning (2022 World Business Outlook Award; 2020/21 Technology Innovator Award winner in the media and PR categories). An early believer in the token economy, Cecilia is a Web3-for-good advocate, and a firm supporter of access-for-all, ‘Accountability not Regulations’, more decentralized and transparent governance, while simultaneously maintaining privacy, believing that Zero-Knowledge technologies will lead the way.

Sandeep Jadwani

Seasoned Strategic Business Development , Growth and Investment Advisor.

As Business Development, the key objective was to maintain and grow business through regular proactive client engagement and distribution channels, a thorough understanding of business models and identifying potential areas for growth.

I have actively lead the activities related to business development by identifying strategic and impactful partners and clients from local, regional and global markets that support the mission of the Business.

Lead the acquisition of new clients through research, briefings, meetings and references. Focused at client engagement to deepen the relationships with existing clients (internal and external)

Excellent channel manager across distribution channels for various products including but not limited to Equity, Bonds, In House Funds, Third Party Funds, FX, DPM and Bancassurance.

Key Projects Management experience from transformation management, change management and implementation of premium banking prepositions. (ADCB Excellency with McKenzie 2007/2008) (NBAD Elite Banking with McKenzie 2009/2010/2011) (FAB Private and Elite Banking 2017/18)

Capable of engineering complex financial solutions to meet the clients financial objectives with defined cash flows and bridge investments.

With hands on experience of over 10 years and key connections in the region, it gives me a leverage to advice my clients so they can take an informed financial decision.

A strong believer and supporter for FinTech. A vision, that is not far from reality, for convergence of FinTech and Social Media. I envision an ecosystem of free flowing vital information that is imperative to expand horizons and boost growth.

Finalist at the NYUAD FinTech Accelerator program Venture Launchpad StartAD 2018, for Digital Wealth Management Platform in UAE with a clear focus on expatriates

Shantanu Dixit

I’m an an entrepreneur from indore, Madhya Pradesh in India, 32 years old but having work experience of more than 15 years.
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Zeeshan Sajid Amin

Building brands thru effective Story-Telling is my first love!

Proven track record in driving revenue, retention, and engagement for clients through solutions which help them excel in the online and user acquisition space.

Specialist in mobile performance, e-commerce, social, and users journey simplification for brands – leverage data-driven strategies to optimize growth opportunities and achieve outstanding results.

15+ years of serving agencies and direct clients throughout MENA region.

Been successfully generating almost 70% revenue, YOY, from existing clients and referrals.

Let’s connect to explore how we can fuel your business’s expansion and achieve exceptional performance thru online tactics.

Victor Tay

Victor Tay

Victor will speak on the global landscape on impact investment especially given his experience in chairing UN Global Compact, Singapore Government economic agencies and US-based investment banking. He will give examples of how various international funds and NGOs have taken a blended private-public partnership approach towards achieving kpis and results.
With the evolving funds under family office and NGOs, investment successes have been redefined with job creation, carbon reduction, eliminating poverty, uplifting of community etc fulfilling on the Sustainability Development Goals. He will give examples spanning across Canada, EU and South East Asian continents.

Srishti Dixit

Srishti Dixit

Founder and MD of ONS FinServ Ltd is a dynamic finance professional A new generation Entrepreneur in Finance Economics MSc in Economics, and holds CAMS certification for the last 4 years She has fund management, corporate services, fund services and licensing experience of all types of financial institutions She has worked with United Nations affiliated organizations, fund managers and now runs her own practice in Mauritius, Dubai and Singapore She has experience in working on and successfully implementing complex structures such as CCPS, M&As, demergers, spin offs, restructuring of group transactions, bonds issuances, structuring off balance transactions, cross border transactions assistance in complex transaction closings

Sheikh Muhammad Noman

Co Founder/ International Business Development Expert
Life Coach’ Social educator
Running the investment funds with the portfolio of $1.56B

Saumya Ranjith

Saumya is a finance professional with ~8 years of experience in Investment advisory,
Corporate Banking and Risk Consultang. She is currently the Executive Director – Head of
Investments at Greenback Capital where she is responsible for engagements ranging from
Investment advisory, M&A advisory (both buy & sell-side and other Pre-IPO/IPO related
requirements), arranging & advising on credit, and debt advisory & restructuring amongst
others. Prior to Greenback, she was a Senior Relationship Manager at YES Bank (India) in
Multinational Corporate Banking team handling multiple global clients. She also has rich
experience in risk consulting space where she has handled end to end process reviews,
internal audits and compliance reviews for diverse global clients.
She holds an MBA degree from Indian InsAtute of Management Nagpur, India and Bachelor
of Commerce (Hons.) from Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University, India

Rizwan Shaikh

Rizwan Shaikh, the Chief Technology Officer of White Shark, is renowned as one of Asia’s top cyber security experts and one of India’s best ethical hackers. His deep knowledge and expertise in the field have been instrumental in the development of White Shark’s robust security measures.

Being a Cyber Security Researcher and Ethical Hacking Expert, Rizwan has revealed numerous critical vulnerabilities, bugs and loop holes on websites and networks of major corporates, institutions and goverment portals. He has also resolved many Cyber Crime cases and is also a security advisor for various reputed organizations, banks and e-commerce companies, helping them in designing safe cyber architecture for their web servers and networks. His major accomplishments include identifying the websites which were involved in Fraudulent Activities like 419 Scam, Spamming etc. He recently initiated and set up a feedback loop with different Anti-malware organizations to proactively share & report details about the abusive Domain names and different Malwares. All his efforts are lauded by members of various underground hacking groups, security researchers and communities worldwide. His fanaticism for Ethical Hacking and Cyber Security made him expert in the security domain.

Preethu MC

She is an accomplished and driven professional, currently working as the Business Development Manager at Start Any Business. With a remarkable ability to exceed monthly sales targets and exceptional leadership skills, she is a catalyst for the company’s success.

In her role as a Business Development Manager, She has consistently surpassed sales goals, showcasing her exceptional sales acumen and strategic approach. Her ability to identify new business opportunities, forge meaningful partnerships, and effectively communicate the value proposition of Start Any Business has been instrumental in achieving remarkable revenue growth.

Beyond her achievements within Start Any Business, she also made her mark as a speaker at notable events like Crypto 306. Her expertise in the field of cryptocurrency business setup in the UAE has positioned her as a sought-after industry expert. Her presentations at these events have been highly regarded, as she shares her knowledge, insights, and practical guidance on navigating the intricacies of establishing a successful crypto business in the UAE.

Her expertise, combined with her dedication to fostering partnerships and driving innovation, makes her an influential force in the industry.

Piyush Gupta

Piyush Gupta is the visionary founder of Polytrade, a DeFi startup that’s revolutionizing TradeFi by bringing it on-chain.

An aerospace engineer from IIT, Piyush has had a distinguished 17+ year financial career, working with prominent names like Societe Generale, Kitara Capital and Amicorp

Since founding Polytrade in 2021, he has funded and tokenized over $2.4M worth of invoices for SMEs.

Noel Connolly

Noel Connolly is the CEO of NOW Money, a Dubai-based fintech for good firm. With over 25 years of experience in business and technology, Connolly possesses extensive and proven skills in driving scalability. He brings with him a wealth of contacts in banking, government, and fintech from both the UAE and international markets.

Prior to joining NOW Money, Connolly served as the SVP & Global Head of Sales and Partnerships at Cellpoint Digital, an emerging payments orchestration provider. He has also held commercial roles with Sabre Corp and Emirates Group. Connolly’s vision is to propel NOW Money to new heights as a global fintech social enterprise

Muhammad Ashfaq-Ur-Rehman

Am passionate about making a difference in people’s lives therefore with the blessing of over a double decade of professional experience well rounded across financial services industry I have founded FINMAAL to pursue my passion for serving the world.

So at FINMAAL, I am leading a mission to simplify financial ecosystem so that people’s lives become easier and they could focus on their core priorities in their routine-life. I believe the fulfilment of financial matters should not unnecessarily burden people (on energies, time and money fronts).

In order to pursue my vision, We have categorized our mission into 4 different yet high-value propositions that move across different business models from B2C to B2B and then to B2B2C.

If our mission makes you curious for any reason, feel free to get in touch with us We’ll be happy to share further details.

My motivation comes through achieving exceptional rather expected results by taking businesses to the next level, achieving profitable sustainable growth, delightful customer experience and seamless processing of transactions through digital transformation.

Little interesting about me;
1) My life pattern reflects that I am a risk-taker and that’s why I enjoy performing high-stake roles that undertake responsibilities with accountability at an enterprise level.

2) After graduating from Cass Business School, I have continuously expanded my knowledge horizon by taking a course every year.

Further, I run, read, write and speak.

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Anuraag Guglani

Dr. Anuraag Guglaani sits on the board of some of the largest Family business Groups in Middle East, Africa & Asia region and is a renowned Family Business Doctor, known for his unique hands-on expertise in transforming large business groups into process-driven entities while creating effective governance and succession structure to enhance Profitability, Growth , Sustainability and risk mitigation.

Dr. Guglaani is also the Managing Partner & CEO of Wazir Advisors, a 15-year-old, Premier Strategic advisory and implementation firm comprising 200 team members operating from 14 offices spread across the Middle East, South Asia & Africa, serving 1000+ clients representing top brands and family businesses.

Dr Guglaani is the Proud recipient of most coveted medals of honor: “ The President’s Lifetime Achievement Award”, “The President’s Volunteer Service Award” from US President’s White House Office, Global Humanitarian award ,Top 100 change Maker, Global Icon and International Excellence awards.

Dr. Guglaani has active network in about 20+ countries, working extensively in the sectors of Distribution, FMCG, Consumer Products, Manufacturing, Textiles, Garments, Real Estate, Hotels, Hypermarkets, Malls, Electronics,Appliances, Air Conditioning, Retail, Automotive.

Transforming people, coaching management teams, and mentoring C-level/board members, thereby extracting exceptional performance is his passion.

Abdul Kareem Abdulghani

Abdul Kareem is a blockchain and cryptocurrency enthusiast with a background in finance, technology, and telecom. He has a Computer Science and Business Administration degree from the University of Geneva, has completed a course on blockchain from MIT Sloan, and has passed the CFA Level 1.

With over nine years of experience in various leadership roles, Abdul Kareem has a proven track record of success in driving business growth, implementing efficient processes and policies, and building high-performing teams. He has a strong background in product management, having led the development and launch of multiple successful products. In his current role at InvestGlass, Abdul Kareem is responsible to assist in the product vision and strategy, designing the product roadmap, and managing projects.

In addition to his experience in product management, Abdul Kareem has also held senior leadership roles in strategy and operations, where he has implemented strategic objectives, restructured organizations, and led merger and acquisition efforts. His expertise in finance and technology, combined with his strong leadership skills, make him well-suited to continue driving success in the Web3 space.

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Brice Vandevoorde

My experience of building and developing businesses in Asia Pacific, Europe and Middle East, gave me the skills
for connecting the dots between people and opportunities, across cultures and geographies.
After living for 10 years in Asia, I have decided in 2015 with partners in several countries to use the knowledge
and interaction between the regions to promote global investments.
With REALIZ we enable individuals and professionals to access smart investments, and bring liquidity to the world.
We believe investments should be open to all, and asset owners should be able to free their equity in order to
further contribute to global development.
Having a legal and marketing background helps me to keep my eyes open to new business direction being
innovative but also gives me the rigor needed to have long term goals and achievements.

Danny Makin

Danny Makin is an accomplished professional with over 9 years of executive experience driving Total Processing expansion in the UAE and MEA region since 2021. With deep market knowledge, exceptional leadership, and an innovative mindset, he positions the company for significant growth. Danny embraces digital advancements and pioneers cutting-edge payment strategies that align with the region's digitization efforts, fuelling progress towards an efficient and secure payment landscape.

Sam Ahmed

Sam, a Harvard Business School Alumni, has been recognized as one of Asia Pacific’s leading digital economy leaders. He has been part of four Executive Leadership Teams for businesses worth over $20 billion in the AP region and globally, leading blue chip digital transformations across various industries. He has been awarded numerous accolades, including being named one of the Top 10 Alumni Leaders from Harvard Business School in 2023, as well as being recognized as Digerati APAC’s top 50 people in the digital industry by Drum Magazine in 2018. He was also named Asia Pacific CMO of the Year in 2017

Yasmine Faik

Yasmine Faik

Yasmine Faik: A Trailblazer in Data Transformation and Digital Innovation in the Financial Sector in Morocco

Yasmine Faik is an accomplished professional whose career has been marked by her expertise in data management, digital transformation, and her invaluable contributions to the financial sector. With a strong track record of leading transformative projects and a visionary approach to leveraging data for business growth, Yasmine has made a significant impact throughout her professional journey.
– Driving Data Transformation at Société Générale Maroc:
Yasmine Faik’s career took off when she joined Société Générale Maroc as a project manager. During her time there, she successfully led projects of strategic importance, focusing on data transformation. Notably, Yasmine spearheaded the revamping of the bank’s decision-making system, a large-scale project that aimed to enhance operational efficiency and drive better business outcomes. Additionally, she played a pivotal role in establishing a robust data governance program, ensuring that data assets were effectively managed and utilized to drive value across the organization.

Mohanish Anant Agni

A creative and influential leader with a proven track record of leading strategic growth initiatives in multiple geographies. Ability to identify opportunity and execute successful strategies. Experienced in P&L ownership, sales management, product management and working collaboratively in large matrixed organisations. Innovative and agile with the ability to adapt to market needs and deal with the ambiguity of changing market conditions. Strongly believes in and practices authentic and situational leadership with a focus on nurturing talent and creating bench strength.

Zhamal Nanaeva

Zhamal Nanaeva is an accomplished researcher in the field of Islamic finance and Fintech, with a strong academic foundation. She holds a BA in Economics from Kyrgyz State National University and an MSc in Finance and Banking from the British University in Dubai. Zhamal’s Master’s thesis focused on the comparative analysis of risks in sukuk and conventional bonds.

Pavel Fedorov

Pavel Fedorov was a Co-Chief Executive Officer of Tinkoff in 2021-22. Prior to that in 1997- 2010 he spent 13 years at Morgan Stanley, most of it in the Telecoms, Media and Technology Group. In 2011-2020 Pavel worked in executive roles on strategic and operational transformation of several London Stock Exchange-listed companies. Pavel holds an MBA from the University of Washington and Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics from Novosibirsk State University.

Chris Dean, CEO and Co-Founder of Treasury Prime

Chris Dean

As CEO and Co-Founder of Treasury Prime, Chris is responsible for all aspects of Treasury Prime’s strategy, execution, and operations. Prior to launching Treasury Prime, he served as CTO of “API first” company Standard Treasury. When the startup was acquired by Silicon Valley Bank, he took on the role of CTO of API banking for SVB. Earlier in his career, Chris founded or co-founded software companies including Merced Systems (enterprise software), Kyluka (a consulting firm), and Benefitter (ACA-based health plan.) Chris started his career as technical staff in the Machine Learning Systems Group of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. He studied physics at California Institute of Technology.

Adam (Sully) Perella, Technical Director at Schellman

Adam (Sully) Perella

Adam “Sully” Perella is a Technical Director who leads the PIN and P2PE service lines for Schellman Compliance LLC. His focus also includes the Software Security Framework, 3-Domain Secure services (3DS), and external vulnerability scans as an Approved Scanning Vendor (ASV).

Sully’s experience in information technology began in 2004 as a networking, switching, computer systems, and cryptological operations technician in the Air Force. He then moved into a quality assurance role for the communications squadrons that broadened his exposure to different technologies and enterprise-level concepts. While in the service, he obtained his associate degree in Information Systems and his bachelor’s degree in Business Management. After leaving the Air Force, Sully worked in data analysis and then began his career as an assessor in 2012, with 403 Labs, where he found his passion for information security.

After beginning in the payments space, Sully ramped up to validate payment applications, point-to-point encryption, perform penetration testing, and forensic services.

Sully maintains multiple certifications within information security and payments. Active within the payments community, he helps draft new payments standards and speaks globally on payment security.

Hisham Hammoud

Over 20 years of professional experience and proven leadership with a renowned international bank, CitiBank, and prominent local banks, Dubai Bank and Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank. Creative articulation and execution of business strategies and plans, retail banking, operations, technology, risk management, business process re-engineering, profit and cost optimization has ensured positive contributions and high impact to significantly enhance performance of the business.
Incessant motivator and champion that inspire teams to outperform and deliver with quality and enthusiasm. Certified trainer in Risk Management and advanced leadership skills through state-of-the-art international Leadership program from the United States.
A Master of International business and certified in Financial Management and Banking. Key speaker and on the panel of experts on various industry topics organized by prestigious companies such as Financial Times Business, Terrapin, Marcus Evans, IIR etc.

Anastasia Denisova

Anastasia Denisova, a 23-year-old Co-Founder & CEO at Realiste MENA, a Dubai-based proptech Company recognized as the leading artificial intelligence company in the UAE. The company uses artificial intelligence to digitalize global housing markets and make them more efficient, transparent, and attractive to property investors. Realiste covers 20 cities worldwide, including Dubai, New York, London, and Riyadh, and aims to expand its presence to over 30 additional cities by the end of 2023

Michael Ryberg Hartmann

Michael Ryberg Hartmann is Chief Business Officer at Fintech Galaxy – the leading Open Finance Platform in MENA.

He leads Fintech Galaxy’s brand expansion and growth across the MENA region spanning all activities across Business Development, Sales, Marketing and Public Relations, Partnerships and Innovation.

Michael is an experienced Product, Engineering & Innovation leader with 18+ years of experience driving digital transformation, scaling platforms and activating ecosystems through partnerships across Financial Services, Telco, and Startup space.

Michael previously served in leadership positions at Nordic companies such as Danske Bank, Unwire, TDC Group and Unwire, leading, amongst other things, the delivery of District – a new Financial Services Platform for Business post-PSD2, TDC NET Platform – a Telco based Network as a Service platform, Paii – a joint Telco Wallet platform and the international role out of the leading shift based scheduling platform Planday (now Xero)

He is a passionate believer in platform-based ecosystems as a means to unleash the potential value of a market – fostering strong partnerships and collaborations among the participants.

He holds a Master of Science in Information Technology from IT University of Copenhagen, Denmark and a Bachelor in Computer Science from Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia

Alexandre Gaillard

CEO & Founder InvestGlass.com ; President of the Swiss Chinese Chamber of Commerce ; Ex Union Bancaire Privée, head of sales ; Ex Bank of China, head of Chinese desk ; Ex LCM Capital Management, portfolio manager ; Ex VP of the Swiss Fintech Association ; HEC Sorbonne IAE PARIS Master in Finance, University Dauphine Paris IX BA Finance ; Study analysis of TV on Financial Decisions ; Board members to fintech companies ; Father of two smart girls and fond of horse riding

Khalil Alami

Khalil Alami is the founder and CEO of the leading online payment gateway company Telr and has more than 22 years of proven leadership experience with in the financial services,
fintech, as well as the payments and card industries across the United States, UAE, Jordan, and Saudi Arabia.
A well acknowledged and globally respected industry expert, a startup mentor, and an advocate for financial education, Khalil has built multiple multi million dollar organizations by leveraging in depth knowledge on international payments architecture, card processing and settlement, network security, the four party system, as well as electronic and mobile payments.

José. F. Pereira

José. F. Pereira is an investment strategy and analysis specialist running NEAR Foundation’s Caerus – a Web3 venture capital fund focused on Culture & Entertainment applications. Before Caerus, he was part of SwissBorg’s investment team, getting SwissBorg Ventures off the ground and leading research and diligence. He is passionate about studying market behaviour and helping startups thrive.

Nick Nagatkin, Co-Founder & CEO at Scalamandra and Digis

Nick Nagatkin

Born and raised in Ukraine, Nick Nagatkin leads Digis, an Odessa-based international IT company, which has operated remotely since the war started. The company is focused on finding engineering talent to build complex software for product companies and help startups expand internationally. Digis counts 160 on its staff across a variety of fields including fintech, healthcare and HR.

Arvin khamesh

Arvin Khamseh is a globally recognized thought leader in the crypto space with a background in the management of 500K/month marketing for public companies. In addition to hosting his Soldout Secrets Show, he is also frequently a guest on top crypto podcasts which include Social Media Examiner. He is regularly quoted by major media, including USA Today, Forbes, and Entrepreneur as well as a popular featured keynote speaker and panellist at high-profile blockchain events including Blockchain Festivals, TMRW Conference, IFPX, Metaverse Week, Financial Summit & AIBC/Sigma

Dr. Zayed Al Hemairy

Dr. Zayed Al Hemairy has 15 years’ experience in Blockchain, Project Management, NGO’s, Innovation & Information Technology in many government sectors.

Paolo Barbesino

Leveraging climate-tech solutions, I am designing products and services to finance consumers’ energy transition and let retail customers invest in green tech by democratizing access to alternative investments.

As an academic by background, I love to share and discuss what I do with professionals teaching classes on digital transformation, disruption, and sustainable innovation at executive MBAs around the world.

Paolo Barbesino, PhD. A senior executive with over 25 years of international experience in digital value creation with a track record of successfully leading the digital transformation of large banking groups in different geographies (Unicredit – CEE Division, Vienna; Emirates NBD, Dubai).

I build new sustainable markets and opportunities for financial institutions, fintech, and other organizations in the age of Banking as a Service, Embedded Finance, and DeFi. Working at the crossroads of climate tech, fintech, and web3 I am currently designing and delivering green finance strategies based on behavioral change.

Anas Jawed, Advisor, FiNext Conference

Anas Jawed

Anas is based in Noida, India, and is an advisor for FiNext Awards & Conference. He was involved in the creation and launch of startups in India even before completing his MBA at Aligarh Muslim University in India. He specializes in International Business, Technology, and Entrepreneurship. Being an engineer, Anas Co-founded his technology venture InternetShine Technologies in… Continue Reading Anas Jawed

Dr. Ali Moayeri

Dr. Ali Moayeri is Vice President, Head of Strategy and Merger & Acquisition with Mastercard for the Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa. In this role, he leads development of Mastercard’s corporate strategies and objectives for 81 countries, based on deep analytical insights, and complemented with mergers and acquisitions where applicable. Previously, Ali was a senior management and strategy consultant with Booz Allen Hamilton and Strategy& where he advised the leading financial institutions, sovereign wealth funds and government clients on their complex strategy and operation topics. Ali holds a doctorate degree in engineering from Canada.

Narayan Ramamoorthy

He brings over 2 decades of experience in scaling businesses across most continents (US, UK/ Europe, India/ Asia/ GCC, Africa, and Australia). He has held leadership roles in industries ranging from payments, banking & financial services, and retail in Wipro, Tesco, Thomson Reuters, and MphasiS.

He holds an MBA degree from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta, and a Computer Science engineering degree from VJTI, Mumbai.
Naru is the Chief Revenue Officer of Global PayEX – a global B2B SaaS company focused on accounts receivables and payables automation. Naru specializes in setting up and growing B2B P&Ls leveraging technology, process, operations, and market needs.

Sonia Wedrychowicz

A creative and influential leader with a proven track record of leading strategic growth initiatives in multiple geographies. Ability to identify opportunities and execute successful strategies. Experienced in P&L ownership, sales management, product management, and working collaboratively in large matrixed
organizations. Innovative and agile with the ability to adapt to market needs and deal with the ambiguity of changing market conditions. Strongly believes in and practices authentic and situational leadership with a focus on nurturing talent and creating bench strength.

16 years of experience in Consumer Banking (B2C) and 14 years in Corporate, Financial Institutions and working with Governments and Regulators (B2B, G2C, G2B, and C2G). In-depth expertise in Payments – Commercial Solutions, Issuing, Acquiring, eCommerce, Payment Gateways, and Fintech partners.
A British citizen of Indian origin with global exposure and capable of easily adapting to diverse cultures. Has a strong focus on inclusion and diversity beyond gender – of skills, mindsets, thinking, orientation , and cultures. Currently based in Dubai, has lived and worked in the UK, Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, India, and the US. Able and flexible to operate and lead effectively across the globe. Has held accountability for leading multi-country businesses, driving strategy, and growth, and managing the P&L. Seeking a leadership role within a Payments organization, Processor, or FinTech where his experience, hands-on approach and focus on execution will deliver value and monetize business models.

Andrea Prazakova

As Senior Vice President for EEMEA Foundry, she is responsible for Innovation, Customer-centric solution experience design, Research, and UI/UX. In her ESG role, Andrea drives the Environmental and Social agenda in the region which aims to contribute to Mastercard’s global goals to financially include 1Bn and to plan 100 million Trees by 2025. In the last two years, she expanded her remit into gaming and eSport.
Before joining Mastercard, and for about 23 years she honed her skills within some of the financial heavies – Raiffeisen International, UniCredit, Erste Bank, and IFC across Europe, Asia, and Africa.
Andrea studied banking in Austria and built her skills at Stanford Design School, Insead Blue Ocean Institute, and Harvard Leadership Institute. Besides being obsessed with Customer Experience, Insights, Crypto, and ESG, she is a chef and fashionista.

Andrea Prazakova is a member of the EEMEA Mastercard team since 2015. She joined the organization to lead MEA Strategic Ecosystem, prioritizing Mobile Payment ecosystems in Egypt and UAE, EXPO2020 Dubai, and partnerships with governments in Kenya and Rwanda.

Rico Pang

Rico is the Founder and Secretariat Chairman of the Deep Tech Forum and World Blockchain Centre. He Co-founded Sanctum Global Ventures(SGV) together with Dunstan Teo – a known Bitcoin OG. SGV is also an incubator & accelerator that contributes toward the development of the Global Digital Economy, Web3 & Metaverse.

As an avid tech investor, Rico believes in the power of tech as a way to develop talent, reduce inequalities, and subsequently help reduce poverty.

Rico is a serial entrepreneur, global venture builder who has over 20 years of experience in emerging markets across Supply Chain Management, Fintech & E-commerce.

Ersoy Erkazanci

Ersoy has worked 17 years in asset management for top Turkish banks & is currently a financial correspondent for Bloomberg HT in Dubai where he delivers financial market updates to investors about GCC markets & Asian markets. The topics he covers range from stock markets, currencies, commodities, and fixed income, & also include such reports as mergers & acquisitions, and business & social headlines relevant to the region. Ersoy regularly interviews distinguished guests regarding financial markets. He has a B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from Middle East Technical University & MBA from Bilkent University.

Experience in asset management, fund industry, both on the sell side and buy side, and investment consultancy for all investment products, especially equities and ETFs.

Peter Vickery

Has a strong reputation for delivering ground-breaking business results, large-scale ventures, and talented teams focused on surpassing objectives within competitive markets. Enjoyed a unique mix of professional and academic successes including attainment of billion-dollar targets as well as completion of executive programs at Cambridge University and Harvard Business School. Barclays UK’s youngest Director at 26, managing 4,000 people and 400 branches. Currently, Head of Distribution and Sales, leading and managing all channels, branches, telephony, retention, mortgages, and ATMs, as well as Islamic and Emirati banking within the Middle East’s largest bank.

An accomplished senior executive with experience driving business across new, established, and developing markets, in financial services and operations, living and working across the UK, South Africa, USA, Botswana, and UAE.

Mariquit Corcoran, Barclays

Mariquit Corcoran

Mariquit Corcoran is a Managing Director and the Chief Innovation Officer at Barclays, based out of New York. Mariquit has spent two decades in the financial services industry, holding positions and leading teams in businesses spanning fixed income, operations, risk management, finance, and banking.

Kerril Burke

A successful entrepreneur, Kerril was previously a banking employee who identified an issue in the general Investment banking cash flow management process, conceived an idea on how to resolve it, and co-founded a company (meritsoft.com) to develop and deliver a solution to the capital markets industry. This solution was licensed by many investment banks, including 6 of the top 10 globally. Meritsoft was acquired by Cognizant. In the interim, Kerril led a team that “bootstrapped” in relation to funding but still achieved implementations in many top investment banks.

Jorge Garcia, Hello Iconic

Jorge Garcia

Jorge leads the areas of product strategy, design, engineering, and research at Hello Iconic. He has 20+ years of experience launching successful global products with companies like Disney, ABC, AMC, The Walking Dead, Syfy, FX, The Coca-Cola Company, SUMA Wealth, The Change Company, and Cyvatar. Jorge has also helped early-stage and venture-backed startups with their development needs. He is an MIT Technology Review Innovator under 35 (2015), Fellow of The Aspen Institute, and Alumni of the Stanford Latino Entrepreneurship Initiative / Latino Business Action Network.

Kosala Hemachandra, CEO, MyEtherWallet

Kosala Hemachandra

Kosala Hemachandra is the founder and CEO of MEW (MyEtherWallet), the leading Ethereum wallet interface, which is free, open-source, and secure. Kosala is driven by the idea that blockchain technology will help define a new era of global finance. He has over 10 years of experience as a computer engineer and has grown MEW into a global LA based blockchain company.

Paco Suro, Tipalti

Paco Suro

Paco Suro is the General Manager of Global Payments at Tipalti. Paco brings substantial experience from his previous roles at Shopify, where he led its ‘Money’ business and served as the Head of Payments and Financial Operations for Twitter. He also brings leadership and change management experience, digital economy knowledge and passion, global payments expertise, leadership in finance and treasury, and knowledge as a user of Tipalti. Paco leads Tipalti’s Mass Payment (MP) business, which includes the gig economy, online marketplaces, internet, adtech, gaming, and burgeoning creator economy sectors. Paco holds a B.S. in Internal Business and Finance from American University.

Tushar Nadkarni, Chief Growth & Product Officer, Celsius

Tushar Nadkarni

Nadkarni has a track record of over 20 years of building and leading teams at consumer technology companies through their growth phase across product, marketing, and analytics including similar positions at Facebook and Uber.

Michele Tucci

Michele is the Managing Director of credolab’s North American business and also credolab Chief Strategy Officer. Prior to joining credolab in 2018 as Chief Product and Marketing Officer, Michele has worked on international consulting assignments, product management and business development roles with the likes of Capital One, MasterCard, Intesa Sanpaolo Bank, and Telecom Italia Mobile. He has conducted business in 47 countries and has in-depth knowledge derived from nearly 22 years in cards, payments, wallets, consumer lending, FinTech, and digital products.

Timothy Tello

Timothy Tello is the COO of Pocketful of Quarters, the first and only blockchain company to receive a no-action letter from the SEC. Pocketful of Quarters created the first-ever currency with a patent on the ability to be used cross-game and cross-platform. Quarters are the only fully compliant and interoperable gaming token for the Metaverse. Timothy is a pioneer of the blockchain gaming movement, and he is one of the first to build a company in the space. for the last six years, he has worked to build the ever-evolving landscape that we now refer to as the Metaverse.

Vanni Parmeggiani

Vanni Parmeggiani is the Global Director of Open Banking and Real-Time Payments at GoCardless, and is responsible for developing the GoCardless offering in these spaces. Vanni is a strategy and business development professional with over 15 years of fintech experience. He has deep subject matter and industry expertise in all things payments, and a proven track record of driving growth through strategic plans, product roadmaps, and lighthouse partnerships.

Sougata Basu

Sougata is a fintech entrepreneur and has developed an investment app called CashRich. Prior to CashRich, he managed Rs. 12,000 crore of investments for the Tata Steel Group at Bombay House. He has also managed portfolios of ultra-high-net-worth individuals as an Investment Consultant with UBS in Boston.

Stephan Horvath

Stephan has over 20 years of international C-level experience in working for network agencies and consulting firms. He is the founder of Ideations, a firm connecting knowledge, investor relations, and advising tech clients and tech funds on business and innovation strategies.

Aman Dhall

Aman is the founder of CommsCredible, having 16+ years of experience across media, financial services, consumer internet, sports & development sector.

Atul Monga

Atul Monga is ex-policybazaar and Credit Suisse. He has been an Intrapreneur at Three Fintechs and an IIT Delhi Graduate. He was also an ex-investment banker and helped raise capital for Rubique Technologies – a fintech marketplace, Dogspot- India’s biggest online platform for Dogs, Cats, and small pets, and Disha Solar- a solar power installation services provider.

Rohit Arora, CEO & Co-founder, Biz2Credit

Rohit Arora

Rohit Arora is CEO and co-founder of Biz2Credit, the parent company of Biz2X. Rohit is one of the country’s leading experts in small business finance and a former Crain’s Entrepreneur of the Year. He was named New York City’s “Top Entrepreneur” by Crain’s New York Business. He has met with top executives from the Federal Reserve and SBA and was invited to the White House by the President’s Council of Economic Advisors to update economists on matters related to small business lending.

Pablo F. Alonso Caprile

Pablo comes from the investment and capital markets industry. He spent five years trading
interest rates derivatives at Santander Bank whilst spending time angel investing in a variety
of tech and retail start-ups. He acted as a director, advisor and ambassador to those start-
ups and managed three successful exits.

Thejo Kote, Airbase

Thejo Kote

Thejo is the perfect interviewee for this story as he is a genuine example of someone who has ridden the highs and lows of being an entrepreneur – more than once.

Thierry De Gorter

Today, Thierry is managing partner at ”Jet Class Group blockchain bank”, European Manager at UTON (Blockchain and banking technologies), and Partner at DigitalBank Vault. His commitments: Blockchain and cryptocurrency implementation. Thierry has been solicited to join the Advisory Board of various Blockchain platforms. He is a keynote speaker for several Blockchain and CryptoCurrencies events worldwide.… Continue Reading Thierry De Gorter

Madad Karona

‘Madad Karona’, is basically a group of volunteers, which is working in pandemic to help the fellow Lucknowties as well as people of other cities by providing them with:

-Correct and verified information about COVID.
-Oxygen cylinders refilling and real time update about Refilling.
-Free food supplies (Lunch / Dinner) to Covid positive patients, who cannot move out of their homes.
-Help in burials and cremations irrespective of cast and religion.
-Free medicine distribution recommended for Covid positive patients and those who are in need.

Cov-Aid

A few folks from Aligarh have formed a COV-AID Relief Team to provide much-needed assistance to the suffering families. This team will leverage their on-ground team to find leads and procure life saving medicines and supplies. These will be distributed to the patients under home quarantine requiring medical assistance.

Even a small donation would go a long way in helping the affected families. To donate, follow the website link.

Reham Foundation

The Foundation stems from the vision & mission of Late Mr. Maqbool Elahi who had set his priority on educating & empowering the lesser privileged. Mr. Faseeh Elahi, as the next generation wishes to carry his legacy forward and keep working on the idea of providing best of education and basic amenities to the weaker… Continue Reading Reham Foundation

Zahra Foundation

Zahra Foundation is on a mission to provide daily Iftaar+Food packets to 1,000 underprivileged families living in the tough conditions of the slums of Batla House, Kalindikunj and Shram Vihar, New Delhi, India. Since the last two years with people’s support, they have been doing this noble work every Ramadan. Donate HERE.

Amir Siddiqui

Brad McDaniel

Innovator in Finance Award Winner -Brad McDaniel, CEO at Likely.AI.   About Likely.AI   The number one problem for mortgage and real estate professionals today is uncertainty in lead quality. Using deep learning, Likely.AI identify the properties that will refinance or list next, thus eliminating uncertainty from lead quality. LIKELY.AI is an AI powered fintech… Continue Reading Brad McDaniel

John V. Culver

Innovator in Finance Award Winner -John V. Culver, CEO at Fanvest Wagering Exchange, Inc. .   About Fanvest Wagering Exchange, Inc Both sports bettors and fantasy sports players suffer from participating in ventures that produce few winners and low or negative average returns on investment. Instead, many players report that community, camaraderie, and fun are… Continue Reading John V. Culver

Daniel Polotsky

Innovator in Finance Award Winner -Daniel Polotsky, CEO at CoinFlip.   About CoinFlip CoinFlip strive to provide the best cash to crypto experience possible. Our next-generation terminals have never made purchasing and selling cryptocurrency easier. Skip the long onboarding times of traditional exchanges and join the revolution. It’s never too late.   Website:  http://coinflip.tech

Pablo Gagliardi Ferreiro

Innovator in Finance Award Winner -Pablo Gagliardi Ferreiro, Co-Founder at Prezzta.   About Prezzta Prezzta is the first financial community in Uruguay. We seek to facilitate contact and connection between people who need financial help. We understand the market and we believe that it is necessary to offer more flexible and supportive alternatives than what… Continue Reading Pablo Gagliardi Ferreiro

Kevin Miller

Innovator in Finance Award Winner -Kevin Miller, CEO at The E-Valuator.     About The E-Valuator Built for advisors servicing qualified plan clients and individual investors, The E-Valuator software is a game changer in the world of investing and fiduciary asset management. Whether you’re an individual investor or fiduciary, The E-Valuator enables users the ability… Continue Reading Kevin Miller

Matthew Fox

Innovator in Finance Award Winner -Matthew Fox, CEO at Perspective Wealth Planning     About Perspective Wealth Planning There are thousands of financial firms out there, so what makes us different? At Perspective Wealth Planning, we want to help you reach your goals no matter what stage of life you are in. Our main focus… Continue Reading Matthew Fox

Frank Russo

Innovator in Finance Award Winner -Frank Russo, Founder at Procor Solutions + Consulting, LLC.     About Procor Solutions + Consulting, LLC. Procor Solutions + Consulting, LLC. is comprised of leading risk management, disaster management and insurance professionals who focus on improving business resilience by providing expertise in disaster planning, disaster response, property/business interruption loss… Continue Reading Frank Russo

Antonio Diego

Innovator in Finance Award Winner -Antonio Diego, CEO at Mutuo Financiera     About Mutuo Financiera Mutuo Financiera is a start-up focused on predictive analytics for online loans to small businesses. They seek to create credit solutions in emerging markets through artificial intelligence. Their platform provides dynamic asset optimization through recursion algorithms and artificial neural networks.… Continue Reading Antonio Diego

CryptoLiquidity

Top Companies in Finance Award Winner –CryptoLiquidity     About CryptoLiquidity Up until now, no one has adequately addressed the volatility in the market when it comes to using digital currency to fund projects, acquisitions, procurement of goods or services, shipping, distribution, etc. (referred to as “the Transaction”), particularly those transactions that may take time… Continue Reading CryptoLiquidity

Clickatell Transact

Top Companies in Finance Award Winner –Clickatell Transact   About Clickatell Transact Clickatell Transact is a leader in payment solutions, digital product distribution and a pioneer in mobile technology, enabling businesses to connect with their customers. At Clickatell Transact we believe that every business must be able to easily, effectively and securely engage their mobile… Continue Reading Clickatell Transact

Income&

Top Companies in Finance Award Winner – Income&   Vincent Philips receiving the ‘Top 10 Companies in FInance’ Award at FiNext Conference, Las Vegas About Income& At Income&, we’re reinventing fixed income investing for people like you with a product that seeks returns of 6% or more while offering reliable monthly income with lower risk. Founded… Continue Reading Income&

preCharge Risk Management Solutions

Top Companies in Finance Award Winner – preCharge   About preCharge. preCharge is a global solution provider with a core focus on maximizing order process efficiency and risk mitigation. Our primary goal is to assist merchants in doing more business throughout the world online and off. We are the official service provider of the Certified… Continue Reading preCharge Risk Management Solutions

LeafHouse Financial Advisors, LLC

Top Companies in Finance Award Winner – LeafHouse Financial Advisors, LLC.     About LeafHouse Financial Advisors, LLC.   LeafHouse Financial Advisors is an independent Registered Investment Advisor that specializes in acting as a third-party fiduciary for corporate and non-profit retirement plans. Our firm is unique in that we thoroughly embrace the fiduciary standard and… Continue Reading LeafHouse Financial Advisors, LLC

Echo Payment Systems LLC

Top Companies in Finance Award Winner –Echo Payment Systems LLC   About Echo Payment Systems LLC   ECHO Payment Systems is a global payment solutions provider based in Henderson, NV, USA. ECHO combines the power of modern payment card processing platforms, proprietary middleware systems with deep regulatory and payment systems expertise. ECHO commercial clients include… Continue Reading Echo Payment Systems LLC

Fundever

Top Companies in Finance Award Winner – Fundever About Fundever Fundever is a digital platform that connects Commercial Lenders with Mortgage Brokers. Fundever is a proprietary software, which allows brokers to upload their mortgage loan requests to showcase their deals to qualified lenders across Canada in just 3 simple steps. Our commitment to our lender… Continue Reading Fundever

SnapCheck

Top Companies in Finance Award Winner – SnapCheck       About SnapCheck SnapCheck has been selected as the winner in the ‘Top 10 Companies in Finance’ category. SnapCheck is driving the elimination of paper checks, saving organizations 65% or more in payment costs and reducing fraud by 90%. Businesses are trapped in a world… Continue Reading SnapCheck

Venki Kumar

Top CEOs in Finance Award Winner – Venki Kumar, COO & Co-Founder at Protominds Inc.   23+ years of leadership experience recognized for consistently delivering results in systems transformation for startups preparing for IPO readiness and scaling for growth organically and through acquisitions. Implemented enterprise technologies and architected custom build web applications transforming complex operating… Continue Reading Venki Kumar

Sri Raju

Top CEOs in Finance Award Winner – Sri Raju, CEO & Co-Founder at Protominds Inc. A Strategic Leader and Entrepreneur with 23+ Years of global experience in the IT & Communications and FinTech Domain specializing in creating and managing new revenue streams from a Global Clientele. Have a successful track record across Diverse Functions spanning… Continue Reading Sri Raju

Alex Corral

Top CEOs in Finance Award Winner – Alex Corral, CEO at preCharge.   Over 20 years of startup, marketing, and business experience. Have founded a computer manufacturer, blockbuster marketing firm with over 30,000 clients from scratch and a global risk management company, servicing some of the largest companies on the planet. I have appeared before just… Continue Reading Alex Corral

Hari Nair

Top CEOs in Finance Award Winner – Hari Nair, CEO at Intelym, Inc.   About Intelym, Inc. At Intelym, Our focus has been customer-centric streaming solutions, be ahead of markets and deliver the innovation pro-actively to customers. Aggregating the real-time data, which is transformed with complex event modeling, we deliver data to a wide range of… Continue Reading Hari Nair

Shikha Jain

J Carlos Ruiz

Top CEOs in Finance Award Winner – J Carlos Ruiz, CEO, First Payment International     About First Payment International: First Payment International LLC, (FPI) offers non-cash payment transactions and payment-related products and services. These services are offered primarily through single, regional, and national locations to a broad spectrum of merchants and customers. When given… Continue Reading J Carlos Ruiz

Shiraz Madan

Top CEOs in Finance Award Winner – Shiraz Madan, CEO, Sustainable Capital Finance. . About Sustainable Capital Finance:     Sustainable Capital Finance (SCF) is a third party financier & owner/operator of commercial & industrial (C&I) solar assets and is comprised of experts that specialize in structured finance and solar development. SCF has a vast… Continue Reading Shiraz Madan

Alphonso Franco

Top CEOs in Finance Award Winner -Alphonso Franco, CEO, Trenton Financial Services.   Alphonso Franco, RHU, RFC, RCIS, DTM, the President of Trenton Financial has been widely known in the insurance industry since 1987. He is one of the top insurance-based financial advisors in the World. As a recognized member of Top of the Table, which… Continue Reading Alphonso Franco

Saint Hung

Top CEOs in Finance Award Winner -Saint Hung, CEO, Universal Processing LLC.   About Universal Processing LLC: Universal Processing was founded in 2003 with a mission to provide clients with open and honest communications, minimal rates and fees, efficient and simple credit card processing, and the highest quality of customer support. They treat their clients as… Continue Reading Saint Hung

Sustainable Capital Finance

Excellence in Finance Award Winner – Sustainable Capital Finance   About Sustainable Capital Finance Sustainable Capital Finance is a third-party financier, providing Power Purchase Agreements for commercial & industrial (C&I) solar projects. SCF works directly with solar integrators and energy consumers to financing solutions for commercial, industrial, municipal and non-profit projects. SCF is comprised of… Continue Reading Sustainable Capital Finance

Hydrogen

Hydrogen is the API ecosystem for FinTech. Our Atom platform allows startups, scaleups, and enterprises to build, manage and grow financial applications using our modular APIs. Hydro allows private enterprises and FinTechs to leverage the public blockchain and Ion is our Auto-ML platform that allows teams to execute machine learning techniques on complex data sets.… Continue Reading Hydrogen

James A Jones

Excellence in Finance Award Winner –James A Jones, CEO, IRAeXchange.net.     About IRAeXchange.net. In 2012, IRAeXchange launched the industry’s first and now largest artificial intelligence-based community and educational resource for using retirement accounts to invest in the new alternative investment offerings. We are leaders in technology automation and integration. IRAeXchange is dedicated to making… Continue Reading James A Jones

Evan Salter

Excellence in Finance Technology Award Winner – Evan Salter, CEO, Métis Financial Corporation of BC   About Métis Financial Corporation of BC         The Métis Financial Corporation of BC was established by Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) as a result of an agreement with the department of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada… Continue Reading Evan Salter

Timothy Hillert

Excellence in Finance Award Winner – Timothy Hillert, CEO, BenXchange   About BenXchange BeneXchange’s mission is to improve the information retrieval from the Financial and Insurance Providers. As well as provide a marketplace for users to acquire Insurance and Financial products seamlessly with ease and without bias. BeneXchange is a new Software Company that will… Continue Reading Timothy Hillert

Heather Wagy

Excellence in Finance Award Winner – Heather Wagy, COO, Siskiyou Central Credit Union   About Siskiyou Central Credit Union Their main goal for the year 2018 was to build loan portfolio; the quickest route we saw for this was to work on our auto loans. We have been associated with CUDL for some time but really… Continue Reading Heather Wagy

Victoria Bogner

Excellence in Finance Technology Award Winner – Victoria Bogner, CEO, McDaniel Knutson Financial Partners       About McDaniel Knutson Financial Partners:   McDaniel Knutson Financial Partners has been in business since 1981. Their advisors have over 125 years of experience combined. McDaniel Knutson is a full-service financial planning organization. They focus their commitment on… Continue Reading Victoria Bogner

Wayne Tsao

Excellence in Finance Award Winner – Wayne Tsao, CEO, ECARD Inc.   Wayne Tsao is the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of ECARD Inc., whereby he oversees the company’s business expansion, product development, and marketing strategies. Mr. Tsao has a large professional experience in Payment Methodologies. Specialized in cross-border payment and money transfer, Mr. Tsao was managing… Continue Reading Wayne Tsao

Juan Antonio Andrade

Excellence in Finance Technology Award Winner – Juan Antonio Andrade, PayCash     About PayCash PayCash is a payment system enabled in commercial chains, which through a universal reference, allows you to receive the payment of invoices or any account payable easily and quickly. Target Issuers Increase the collection points exponentially by means of a new… Continue Reading Juan Antonio Andrade

Sanjoy Gaddipati

Excellence in Finance Technology Award Winner – Sanjoy Gaddipati, INCX   About INCX INCX is a world-class state-of-the-art ultra-scalable crypto trading platform that offers high-performance low latency execution with seamless UX. Founders have extensive international technology experience. Impeccable management team with highly successful and proven track record in building high volume data driven enterprise platforms.… Continue Reading Sanjoy Gaddipati

Blake Murray

Excellence in Finance Award Winner –Blake Murray, CEO, Divvy.   About Divvy: Divvy is a secure financial platform for businesses to manage payments and subscriptions, build strategic budgets, and eliminate expense reports. By integrating real-time tracking for every business transaction, Divvy provides organizations with instant insight into their spend. With Divvy, you can make informed… Continue Reading Blake Murray

Yannick Del Ponte

In 1996, obtained an undergraduate degree in Corporate Finance at the Intercontinental University, then graduated in 2000 from ITESM-CCM with a degree in Financial Management and Business Administration, in Mexico’s City Campus. Yannick has been certified in microfinance with a degree from Harvard Kennedy School, in 2011, Boston Massachusetts in the United States. Started his professional career in 2000 as Sr Financial Analyst at NII Holdings Inc Telecom and Logistics in 2002 at Sun Chemical, world’s largest printing ink manufacturer.
In 2003 he joined Citigroup, after the Banamex (Banco Nacional de Mexico SA) acquisition and held positions such as Expansion Deputy Director until 2005, then promoted to Operations Deputy Director for the Pacific Region with over 186 branches from the Consumer Finance Business.

In 2008 he joined Temasek Holdings an Asia investment company headquartered in Singapore, supported by 12 offices in Asia and Latin America, Temasek owns a diversified S$193 billion portfolio, concentrated principally in Singapore, Asia, and emerging markets. Through the Financial Business Subsidiary in Mexico, Fullerton Financial Holdings, he obtained international experience in Asian markets and was transferred to India and China.

From 2011 he has held several positions as Deputy General Director, Operations Head, and CEO in different Financial Institutions in Mexico targeted to microloans, consumer and payroll-related loans.
In April 2017 he left the CEO position he held at Proximus Finance to join ID Finance Company as Mexico’s Country Manager.

Jonathan Polter

Jonathan Consalvo

Jonathan joined Oxygen (getoxygen.com) in January 2019, and is currently the Chief Compliance Officer. He is responsible for the company’s Compliance Management System (CMS), which involves an integrated compliance framework for Oxygen’s consumer and commercial product set – entailing both checking and savings accounts, as well as lending products.

Prior to Oxygen, Jonathan spent eight years at Treliant Risk Advisors and is an experienced regulatory compliance professional who has consulted for regulatory agencies, international banks, non-bank financial services providers, established fintechs and burgeoning startups. He has advised clients on the implementation of compliance management systems and the design and execution of regulatory compliance training programs. His time at Treliant involved the drafting of institution-specific policies and procedures, conducting regulatory compliance audits and compliance risk assessments, and evaluations of corporate governance structures.

Enrique de la Parra de Tavira

Enrique was born on the first of February of 1986 in Mexico City, where he has lived most of his life. At an early age, he showed interests in arts, music, and spirituality. He got a degree in Business Management at the Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (Monterrey Institute of Technology and Superior Studies). His career start was a curious hybrid between the arts & the business worlds. He had a music band with two albums released for the Latin American market, with the last one published by a major record label (Sony Music) while at the same time, finishing his career and getting his first job at a small multifunctional printing leasing company as a sales director. 

Sean L. James

As a former college and professional athlete, Sean has competed on the highest levels which have given him unique experience in, and valuable insight on the discipline, drive, and ability to dream big and achieve your goals.

As a George Washington University MBA, Sean has honed his ability to understand and practice business in a way that maximizes his experience in wealth management, corporate planning, as well in philanthropy. Sean’s unique career has afforded him experience working in multiple arenas–sports, entertainment, corporate, education, philanthropy-thereby cultivating relationships, opportunity and innovation across the professional landscape.

John Stahmer

Candice Hill

Candice Hill is Senior Vice President, Director of Treasury Management for Texas at First United Bank. Candice is responsible for the overall strategic direction and management of the Treasury Management Services department.

Work History:

Candice has been in the financial services industry for over fourteen years with a focus on treasury management, client services, and relationship management. She began her career at JPMorgan Chase in 2005 in Chicago, IL where she conducted training of their online cash management banking platform to business customers.  With an interest in treasury management operations, she took a position where she managed the Global Client Service practice for Wholesale Receivables Operations (lockbox), where they serviced business customers that utilized core cash management products for receivables totaling 2 billion in revenue.  She played an integral role in developing talent and overseeing global partners that focused on quality metrics and process improvements.

Matti Kilpelainen

After graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Corporate Finance from Brigham Young University- Hawaii, Matti Kilpelainen dedicated himself to assist high net worth family offices, government agencies, and private corporations increase their profitability by implementing market-specific financial strategies. Working as a capital advisor at Marcus and Millichap (MMI) and now as the Director of Finance at Cloacina LLC, Matti systematically… Continue Reading Matti Kilpelainen

Kirti Naik

Kirti Naik is the Chief Marketing Officer of Prometheum, the world’s first SEC and FINRA compliant Smart Securities Token provider and blockchain ecosystem for traders, investors and issuers. Her task is to build a global marketing organization that establishes trust and will drive adoption among a variety of audiences. She aims to bring the promise of blockchain to life while protecting every investor. Kirti sees the opportunity to evolve the crypto security domain into the “trustless” economy and provide access and transparency to all investors through marketing.

Kirti brings 20 years of experience in creative marketing and product innovation across a variety of industries, including entertainment, manufacturing, luxury apparel, consumer banking, and asset management. Prior to joining the firm, Kirti led global brand marketing at Russell Investments’ where she transformed the 80-year-old giant globally into a modern, digital and viable brand. She was solely responsible for leading and driving the development of the firm’s brand position “EMBRACE THE POSSIBLETM”, established a research and insights discipline and launched client-facing platforms across the retail and institutional markets. For several years prior, Kirti served as global head of brand & advertising at OppenheimerFunds (now Invesco), transforming the brand by increasing the overall value via brand equity and leading marketing innovation via VR, 360, biometrics technology and brought a unique approach to brand partnerships. In her prior four years at Citibank, she launched new innovative communication platforms and led the company’s online communications strategy.

David Logan

David Logan co-founder, Chief Executive Officer, and Chief Compliance Officer along with Jeffrey Ciarcia co-founder and Chief Financial Officer and their amazing team from SumatoSoft have built an award-winning innovative FinTech platform:  Umergence.com a Startup Studio in the Cloud.

Max Bonjean, Ph.D., CFA

Max is a private equity investor, venture capitalist, and board member.  He currently is a Senior Partner at Neo Capital L.P., a New York-based investment firm, where he is responsible for business development and investment activities.  Neo Capital has developed state-of-the-art proprietary models to redefine venture capital investment standards and enhance investment decision quality.  By interconnecting capital and ideas, Neo invests in visionary founders and transformative companies solving the hard problems that matter.  

Sylvia Martinez

Brenda Zayola

Estelle Chen

Estelle is a Director, BMO Technology & Innovation Banking. She focuses on industry-leading offers that meet the unique needs of technology companies, including venture debt and recurring revenue financing as a financial partner and advisor to help businesses grow fast. Know-how in advanced financial modeling, investment analysis, capital raising and senior debt financing, with a… Continue Reading Estelle Chen

Mona Naqvi

Mona is Senior Director, Product Management for Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) at S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI). In this role, Mona serves as global spokesperson for S&P DJI’s ESG Indices, educating the market on the values of ESG investing and our industry-leading ESG lineup. Our ESG indices support a diverse spectrum of ESG… Continue Reading Mona Naqvi

Barry Mione

Barry B. Mione was appointed CEO of SaveDay® in November 2018 because of his financial acumen, leadership track record, and the fact that he launched the advisor and broker/dealer business of SaveDay® . Mr. Mione has been involved with SaveDay® from the beginning and is considered one of the leading co-founders of the company. His industry foresight into offering a digitally-advised investment product takes a “unique-to-market” view of portfolio customization comes from his involvement with E*Trade and the democratization of online trading. His unique vision is paramount to trailblazing a low investment entry for future investment vehicles.

Mr. Mione joined the executive leadership team at Kapitall in 2012 and assumed leadership as president of New Kapitall Holdings, LLC (Kapitall) in October of 2016, a platform used to inspire and teach the next generation about investing using unique gamification strategies. For the next two years, and under Mr. Mione’s executive leadership, Kapitall received distinctive recognition awards, including Forbes’ “Fintech 50” finalist, U.S. News’ Top 10 “Greatest Investing Sites” for Millenials, and featured on CNBC “The Millennial Investor”.

Palak Jain

Palak joined Peak6 in 2009 after she completed her MS in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She has held various, lead engineering positions across the firm, where she’s worked on complex projects like the firm’s service discovery messaging system, and developed an execution framework to rapidly build trading strategies over, to… Continue Reading Palak Jain

Lalit Verma

Mr. Verma is currently CEO for Sakthi Global Holdings Ltd., a publicly-traded company in the US. In addition to this Mr. is also Chairman for Future Trends Capital Investments, Managing Partner for Redcliffe Capital, and active investor in PeeSafe and Redcliffe LifeScience. Mr. Verma also serves as Board Member on Detroit Economic Growth Corporation. Mr.… Continue Reading Lalit Verma

Wesley Wilson

Vi Powils

Vi is a highly regarded Business Development expert and a co-founder of three companies. Her goal is to push boundaries, raise standards and help make the world, a better place. Before joining the board of BringIt, Vi successfully led the capital raise effort for major firms in the financial services industry (Hedge Funds, Fund of Funds, Family Offices). Additionally, she has been passionate and an investor in cryptocurrencies and Blockchain for several years.Vi grew up in the prestigious Principality of Monaco. When she is not working, you will find Vi… actually scratch that, you will always find her working as she loves what she does!

Kim Vogel

Kim Vogel earned a B.S. degree in Business Administration from Saint Mary’s College of California and a Masters of Business Administration from Harvard Business School. Ms. Vogel is currently the President, Co-Founder and Board Director of Base Venture, an award-winning software company that develops innovative solutions in the areas of financial reporting, data visualization, and process management. BaseVenture’s fundmanager.io platform is transforming the way private funds are managed and administered.

David Diamond

Marina Cvetkovic

Elizabeth Hamilton Guarino

Elizabeth Hamilton-Guarino, 50,  is a veteran of the financial services industry and author with Hay House.  Elizabeth has held regulatory positions at Merrill Corp, Integreon, American Financial Printing, and Dow Investment Group.  Now also, a recognized leader in personal development, Elizabeth is the founder and CEO of The Best Ever You

Network, a brand with more than one million followers on social media and millions of radio listens and downloads on The Best Ever You Show.  In 2017, blending her financial services and Best Ever You marketing experience and knowledge, Elizabeth serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Compliance4

Gwendolyn Wong

Gwendolyn Wong is an accomplished C-Suite and Senior Executive with success at a wide range of
financial institutions; large international, national, and regional banks, credit unions, and privately owned community banks. Gwen is valuable to companies who are interested in growth within a safe and sound, regulatory environment. She has expertise in profit and loss management, regulatory compliance, training and development critical to the retention of high performers, finance, audit, and operations. Her hands-on experience brings practical solutions for strategic and visionary growth.

Donald Bittar

Donald Bittar has worked with companies as an officer, board member and consultant for more than 40 years. He has been the CFO of both public and private companies. DABittar & Associates, a finance and technology consulting firm he founded in 1980, continues to serve clients in manufacturing, aviation, healthcare, transportation, construction, and banking.

At the age of 22, Mr. Bittar was one of the youngest persons, at the time, to earn an SEC broker-dealer license, subsequently leading Bittar Securities, a stock brokerage firm based on Wall Street in New York City. Among other notable career accomplishments, he served as a project manager at General Electric, tasked with developing and implementing MediNet, the nation’s first shared hospital information system, which was deployed in New York University Hospital, Bellevue Hospital, and Mass General. At Western Union, he succeeded in introducing the nation’s first barcode application for use at New York University Hospital and pioneered one of the first automated medical record management systems to better manage inner-city pediatric patients for Bellevue Hospital. From 1969 to 1980, he was Chairman, President, and CEO of Marine Telephone, Inc. After starting DA Bittar and Associates, in 1985, he brought FedEx and Qualcomm together to track trucks by satellite for the first time.

BoardRE

BoardRE is a new type of mortgage company that upgrades any offer to a cash offer. We do this by purchasing homes on behalf of buyers that we’ve already approved for a mortgage and then selling the home right back to them at the same price. This allows any buyer to compete as an all-cash iBuyer and win their dream home, allows sellers to only entertain the speed and certainty of all-cash deals, and allows agents to never have their commission contingent on a finance or appraisal contingency again.

RRMINE

Launched in 2017, RRMine(rrmine.com) is dedicated to be a Hashrate Asset Management Platform, it provides cloud mining service and one-stop secondary market trading service for customers around the world.
Mission:Realizing capitalization of hashrate with technology, making it easy for everyone to gain the ability to mine crypto.
Vision:Taping technology to boost high liquidity of hashrate.
RRMine is poised to be the world's most convenient cloud hashrate trading with simple, compliant and highly secure features. It became the bridge between hashrate suppliers and customers, makes it easier for all customers and hashrate suppliers buy and sell hashrate only with one mobile.
Headquartered in Hong Kong, owned by SuperB Grace Limited. RRMine offers its professional cloud hashrate time-sharing service across the various countries and areas. At present, it covers North America, Europe, Japan and China etc. Additionally, RRMine has served almost 100,000 users globally.

Kingsview Asset Management, LLC

We believe the first step to successful investment management is sound financial planning, ensuring that every client gets the specialized attention required to meet their investment needs. To us, the only thing that matters is long term client satisfaction.

Global Tech Payment Solutions

Global Tech Payment Solutions is a credit card processing company that is owned and operated in New Orleans, Louisiana. Our mission is to provide the highest standard of excellence and appreciation to our clients by offering competitive, innovative, cost-effective merchant services and solutions to small and medium-sized businesses across the globe. Our partnership with Paysafe, a leading scale player in payments, has allowed our company to expand our services and connect with businesses and consumers in 15+ global locations across the world through their ever-evolving platform. GTPS is proud to say we have revolutionized the payment processing industry by being the first company to offer a well-structured blue-print foundation that allows support and growth from the time a business owner launches his/her business concept. Once we acquire a client, we offer to consult services to help structure their business to maximize growth while working toward their exit strategy. We care about our clients’ business as much as they do, if not even more.

GC Capital Investment Fund

The GC Capital fund was created in 2016 with the objective of developing the private capital industry in Mexico through the direct investment of venture capital in outstanding entrepreneurs.

Concord Servicing Corporation

Founded in 1988, Concord Servicing Corporation is a leading force in the portfolio servicing and financial technology industries. Presently servicing nearly two million unsecured consumer obligations, Concord manages a portfolio of approximately $4.8 billion. The company has grown to encompass nearly 200 dedicated professionals located at its headquarters in Scottsdale, Arizona, as well as in Mexico City and Cancun, Mexico.

HashLynx Inc.

HashLynx will dramatically improve the efficiency and transparency of capital markets with our leading-edge blockchain solutions and financial expertise.

Currently, computing architecture is performed on a central server. This is what is referred to as a Centralized system. Blockchain is a decentralized database; there is no central point of control. Blockchain algorithms enable transactions to be constructed to form a series of incremental blocks of data. Each block is identified by a cryptographic hash of its predecessor block to ensure the construction of a chain. The hash represents the larger store of data and it is used to locate the data. All transactions are stored on a distributed ledger which ensures their authenticity. The transactions are secure in their virtual wallet, which is the address of their location.

Taiico Life Advisors

Taiico started in 2014 as the idea of “Life Advisors”. At that time there was only one agent called Pamela Alfaro Mendoza. Years went by and Pamela kept earning important achievements in the industry.On June 2016, Plauto was taken from Alaska and started being the image of Taiico. Later that year, Plauto opened his first fan paged entitled Plauto around the world. On September 2017, MetLife became Taiico´s first insurance partner. That same year on October Taiico opened its first office in Plaza Carso in the heart of Mexico City. At that time Taiico was only able to sell health and life policies.

Fattmerchant

It all started with the idea that merchants deserve better. We work hard every day to make sure that’s exactly what they get. It’s time to stop with the clouded information, the high markups, and the unnecessary fees just for a profit.

Fattmerchant exists to level the playing field for businesses to achieve greater success, and that means bringing fair, transparent, and simple processing to everyone.

StockPitch Financial Corporation

Analyzing the stock market doesn’t need to be complicated. Through our partnership with S&P Global Market Intelligence, StockPitch obtains the most reliable financial information and, with it, provides up-to-date comparable companies valuations and discounted cash flow valuations.

These evaluations feed into our proprietary ranking system, the Stock Finder, which organizes stocks for you according to their discount versus comparable companies or upside potential.

Our Stock Finder, the discounted cash flow valuation, and the comparable companies valuation empower you to make more confident and informed investment decisions.

Finxact

A fresh vision of cloud banking for core software that finally frees banks to be innovative and maximize the opportunity. Today’s core banking systems were designed for a different world. We know because we were there, bringing to market the first real-time core “bank in a box” for Internet banks.

The design of those core systems could not have contemplated the world we live in today and technology prevented them from being future-proofed. Today, with the lessons we’ve learned, and the technologies available, we are building a new cloud banking solution for today’s digital world – and a tomorrow we cannot contemplate.

Our mission is to free banks from the burdens of their systems so they can rethink their bank, for a future they see, a future that is not constrained by technology.

Hypur Ventures

As a team, Hypur Ventures prides itself on its ability to understand the cannabis market from various angles due to its collective positioning as operators, investors, and industry thought leaders, providing a distinctive vantage point within the ecosystem.

Dwolla Inc.

Dwolla, Inc. is a financial technology company that is changing the way businesses send and receive funds. The company offers a seamless, white-label API platform to connect to the ACH Network to initiate payments. Since 2008, when Dwolla began creating the ideal platform to move money, the company has helped move billions of dollars for millions of end-users annually for businesses of all shapes and sizes; in addition, Dwolla has been mentioned in Inc., Forbes, and The Wall Street Journal. Businesses that need to efficiently send or receive money and are ready for the future either use Dwolla—or they should.

efactor network

We are leaders in working capital financing

More than 8,000 customers in Mexico and Latin America rely on the eFactor Network to optimize their working capital and reduce risk in the supply chain. Our award-winning financing platform improves efficiency through the exchange of information and transparency in payment and billing flows.

We allow buyers, and suppliers to make their supply chain more efficient, unlock free cash flow, allowing us to be more competitive. Our multiple national and international fundraisers, as well as our own capital market financing solution, eFactor Diez provide adequate financing to our clients.

Folio Financial

Since Folio launched in 2000, we have been dedicated to transforming the way people invest for the better. No other brokerage offers our unique combination of patented innovations, powerful platform, passion, and determination to help investors reap the benefits of smarter investing. Folio Investments, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Folio Financial, Inc., which provides investment technology and other services to the financial services industry.

Jeff Brandeis

Jeff Brandeis, president of Brandeis Advisors, brings more than 30 years of experience to his business. Passionate about teaching sales representatives and business owners on how to improve their performance and make a bigger impact to reach their full potential. During his award-winning sales career, Jeff Brandeis sold millions of dollars in software, training, and services to Corporations, Professional Services companies. He has held a variety of leadership positions in sales and marketing. He attributes his success to understanding client needs, creative problem solving, building relationships and always doing what is in the client’s best interest.
Jeff is familiar with meeting sales quotas, pursuing large prospects with long sales cycles, nurturing them while continuing to sell each day and provide outstanding service to his customers. He also knows what it feels like to lose your biggest account, by no fault of your own, and find the courage and strength to get back on track and replace the sales volume to an even higher level. Jeff developed a sales success system which includes business development, selling skills and relationship marketing.

Mike Hendley

Mike Hendley, is a blockchain business strategist, cryptocurrency analyst, and former cryptocurrency portfolio manager for high net-worth individuals. He entered the Ethereum Classic movement in 2016 by founding etcminer.com. He served as Director of Investor Relations as well as the Lead Cryptocurrency Analyst at xCoins, a leading global bitcoin exchange located in Santa Monica, CA. Hendley has also been an advisor to myriad projects, his creativity in terms of business development and strategy, focus on pragmatic and cogent partnerships, and passion for blockchain and distributed ledger technology makes him a sought after contributor in the space. Hendley joined the LATOKEN team earlier this year and has been instrumental in the expansion and bringing LATOKEN to the West, focusing on brand recognition and brand awareness.

Alice Chikara

Founder, Optimone. 12+ Years Middle Market Private & Public Capital Markets. Ex-Deutsche Bank. BSc Banking & Finance LSE, UK,

Optimone leverages analytics and proprietary algos to enable instant and competitive cost working capital for small & mid-sized companies.

Yuval Brisker

About Yuval Brisker:
Yuval Brisker is an architect, technologist, business leader and a leading advocate of consumer freedom enabled by technology. He co-founded TOA Technologies (with Irad Carmi) the global leader in cloud-based field service and customer experience management SaaS, leading the company as CEO and Chairman from its founding through 11 years of outstanding and continuous growth in more than 20 countries on six different continents. TOA was acquired by Oracle Corporation in 2014. Yuval co-founded Mezu in early 2017 to address significant gaps in the global mobile payments world.

Chris Butler

Chris Butler is Vice President of North America Marketing, for Equifax. He joined the company as Senior Director of Marketing in 2011 and was promoted into his current position in January 2015. Butler began his career in August 1997 at PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting, where he was a Senior Associate. In December 2004, he joined Time Inc. as Associate Marketing Manager and in January 2006 was promoted to Marketing Manager. From August 2007 to November 2008, he served as a Marketing Director at Sports Illustrated. Butler rejoined Time Inc. in November 2008 as Retention Marketing Director. Butler holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government and Sociology from Dartmouth College and an MBA in Marketing, Management and Strategy and International Business from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.

Erik Becker

Erik has over twenty years of leadership experience helping to grow technology businesses. At Urjanet he is responsible for corporate strategy, strategic alliances, utility outreach, and M&A activities. Prior to joining Urjanet, Erik held senior management roles in sales, marketing, and business development with both growth stage and mature technology companies. He holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Rochester.

Alberto Corvo

Alberto has been in the Financial Technology sector for over 20 years, managing and growing businesses ranging from startups to multi-million dollar publicly traded divisions.

Most recently, Alberto was a Partner in the Advisory division of PwC, leading the Capital Markets Technology and Managed Services practices, where he partnered with clients and a range of global financial institutions.

Previously, Alberto was the Global Head of Financial Services for eClerx, then the only publicly traded knowledge process outsourcing company in India, resulting in an 11-times growth in the stock price, a substantial expansion of capabilities and eClerx being named “#1 BPO in Financial Services”.

Dr. Pandwe Gibson

Dr. Pandwe Gibson makes going green cool, high-tech and profitable. After founding and scaling a network of highly successful urban schools through data and technology in Post Katrina New Orleans, she dove into the business world where she started, led and scaled more than 20 successful companies. Through EcoTech Visions, she guides entrepreneurs to grow smart manufacturing for smart cities through an on-demand market place powered by AI, IOT, and Blockchain technology.

Pandwe has a Bachelor of Arts from Scripps College, a Master from Claremont Graduate University, a Master in Leadership from Harvard Graduate School, an MBA from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a Ph.D. from Claremont Graduate University. She has lived, studied, taught and worked internationally at notable universities such as the University of Logon in Accra Ghana and Oxford University in Oxford England.

Dave Excell

Dave is Featurespace’s co-founder and CTO, responsible for working directly with clients and managing the Atlanta office and expansion. Dave is an experienced technology innovator with over 18 years dedicated to the study of engineering. He has received several accolades in his field, including the ITC Enterprise Award for Young Entrepreneur. Under his leadership, Featurespace has progressed from a concept to commercial success with a global client base and offices worldwide.

Jesus Rodriguez

Jesus Rodriguez is a technology expert, serial entrepreneur, angel investor, and internationally recognized speaker and author. A computer scientist by background, Jesus is the Chief Technology Officer at IntoTheBlock, a platform that leverages advanced machine learning to understand and predict crypto-asset markets. Jesus is also the Chief Scientist and Managing Partner at Invector Labs, a… Continue Reading Jesus Rodriguez

Fernando Rodriguez

Mr. Rodriguez serves as a Global Strategies Director at Compliance & Mitigation Strategies, Inc., a premier compliance and risk management advisory firm based in Pembroke Pines, FL. He is a highly – trained compliance & risk management professional with a strong concentration in the banking/financial and non – financial services industries.
He holds a B.A. degree in Public Safety Management – Criminal Justice from Miami – Dade College and maintains over 15 years of combined experience in various specialized areas inclusive of transaction monitoring reviews, AML/KYC Enhanced Due Diligence, quality assurance, client reviews associated with High Intensity Drug Trafficking & Financial Crimes (HIDTA/HIFCA), Bearer Share/PIC/IBC identification, forensic accounting and data mining, SAR filings, subpoena analysis, High Risk Reviews, AML counter-terrorism, fraud detection, et.al.

Don Cardinal

Don Cardinal is managing director of the Financial Data Exchange (FDX), a non-profit working to unify the financial services industry around a common, interoperable standard for the secure exchange of financial data. Cardinal leads FDX by engaging with the financial services and Fintech communities to develop and implement an industry standard for secure data sharing,… Continue Reading Don Cardinal

Mike Kane

Mike oversees Hydrogen’s corporate and strategy functions, along with the firm’s Hydro Blockchain platform. He was a Co-Founder of Hedgeable, an award-winning consumer investing app that was the first to offer bitcoin investing to retail clients. Before venturing into the startup space, he worked at Bridgewater Associates, the world’s largest hedge fund.

Mike is an avid writer, international traveler, adventurer, sports fanatic, and cooking enthusiast. Mike holds a B.S. in Finance, with Distinction, from The Pennsylvania State University. He is originally from Philadelphia and resides in New York City.

Paul Horn

Paul Horn has previously served as a Chief Information Security Officer for an Independent Broker Dealer as well as a major Defense Contractor. Paul experienced the first regulatory sweeps for Cybersecurity within the Broker-Dealer Industry as well as numerous follow up exams. In addition, Paul has a wealth of knowledge regarding the tax preparation space and regularly attended the IRS’s Strategic Threat Assessment & Response (STAR) workgroup to help protect taxpayers and the integrity of the tax ecosystem. Paul is knowledgeable on various other requirements such as the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) Cybersecurity regulation as well as Colorado and Vermont’s and the Payment Card Industry, Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS).
Paul also honorably served in the United States Air Force as a Special Agent with the Air Force Office of Special Investigations; servers on a variety of Cybersecurity Advisory Boards and holds the following certifications; Certified Chief Information Security Officer (C|CISO), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Controls (CRISC), and Certified Incident Handler (GCIH).

Jeremie Beaudry

Jeremie Beaudry is Celsius Network’s Chief Compliance Officer and General Counsel and was brought on to strengthen the compliance program and build regulatory relationships in North America. Jeremie brings a decade of regulatory and compliance experience while also serving as the company’s corporate counsel. Before joining Celsius Network, Jeremie served as the Chief Compliance Officer… Continue Reading Jeremie Beaudry

Peter Rogers

Peter is a highly accomplished high-tech and IT executive with a distinguished 20-year career growing revenue, profits, and market share for both established and early-
stage companies. Drawing upon a versatile skill set that spans both businesses and technology, Peter has revamped stagnant and underperforming businesses, launched companies, driven new products from conception through launch, created and executed outsourcing programs, and championed growth and profitability throughout his career.

Vince Kadar

Vincent guides the growth of Telepin, delivering an innovative software platform that enables digital transactions and payments for the telecom and financial services markets, with 20 years of experience in the mobile money space (and over 25 years in financial services and telecom software). He tackles global problems of digital transformation and financial inclusion through innovation in digital payments and the alignment of initiatives with organizations world-wide such as the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. He also works with global executives and associations such as the GSMA, the World Bank, and the IFC, driving standardization, and adoption of digital financial services and emerging payments technologies.

Russell Grevler

Russell started his career at PKF in South Africa before moving over to PricewaterhouseCoopers in New York working exclusively within the emerging growth and fintech practice. Russell currently serves as the Director of Global Business Development at the VAT IT Group. Initially tasked with establishing VAT IT operations in the USA, Russell’s knowledge and expertise within the fintech and foreign tax space have been instrumental in helping grow to VAT IT into the leading foreign tax recovery company in the world. Russell is a qualified Chartered Accountant (SA) and holds a Masters in Accounting Science from the University of Witwatersrand.

Christine Loredo

Christine Loredo, VP Fintech Evangelism: As Vice President, FinTech Evangelism, Christine is responsible for creating more value and innovation for FinTech start-ups via Yodlee’s data platform enabling disruptive solutions. She founded and established Yodlee’s award winning global incubator & built partnerships with accelerators & influencers across the global financial technology arena. She launched both Yodlee’s… Continue Reading Christine Loredo

David T. Ackerman, Esq.

About the Company:

NICE Actimize is the largest and broadest provider of financial crime, risk and compliance solutions for regional and global financial institutions, as well as government regulators. Consistently ranked as number one in the space, NICE Actimize experts apply innovative technology to protect institutions and safeguard consumer and investor assets by identifying financial crime, preventing fraud and providing regulatory compliance. The company provides real-time, cross-channel fraud prevention, anti-money laundering detection, and trading surveillance solutions that address such concerns as payment fraud, cybercrime, sanctions monitoring, market abuse, customer due diligence, and insider trading.

Ravi Suria

For two decades, Ravi Suria has enjoyed a stellar career in the financial services and investment management industries, with a strong emphasis on all salient aspects of public and private capital markets investing, portfolio management and risk with respect to a wide variety of securities, financial products and derivatives and the sponsorship and management of private investment funds. 

Mr. Suria is presently the Managing Partner of Valmiki Capital Management LLC (which he founded in 2009), an NYC/New Orleans based firm with investments in public equities, real estate, and early-stage growth companies. He is also the Founder and Executive Chairman for BuildForward Capital LLC, an NYC based real estate financing company which provides financing for deeply energy-efficient real estate construction. In the last six years, Valmiki has invested in over 40 startups, of which it has seeded and incubated more than two dozen. Ravi is also Founder and CEO for Visible Wealth Management, a technologically driven next-generation wealth management firm launching in 2020 with the goal of disrupting the status quo in the current financial advisory market. 

Mike Robertson

Mike Robertson is passionate about providing the resources to build meaningful teams, organizations, and products that “wow” customers. Mike thrives by working with others to solve complex problems — whether they are a market, social, or competitive problems. He is eager to work collaboratively toward challenging, new goals. Mike founded SageLink with the sole objective of partnering with founders, CEOs, and entrepreneurs to grow their software and service businesses through purposeful investments. Most recently he provided investment to ATS SaaS leader, Top Echelon and is currently serving on its board. After working as the CEO of EfficientHire and steering investments with dozens of growing technology companies as an investor and adviser with Accel-KKR, Piper Jaffray, and Lehman Brothers, Mike knows what truly drives value creation, durability, and company legacy—and it’s not branded capital or spreadsheet financial engineering. It’s product-market fit and how well a company delivers and multiplies value for all its stakeholders– customers, partners, vendors, employees, and shareholders – with a particular emphasis on customers. 

Matthew Wilkens

Mr. Wilkens is Senior Managing Director of Capital Markets and Global Partnering for Kallas Asset Management; the Private Equity arm of Kallas SA; a Brazilian real estate conglomerate based in São Paulo, Brazil.

Mr. Wilkens has a demonstrated history of managing balance sheets over $1B across numerous asset classes. Prior to Kallas, he was a short term interest rates trader for Goldman Sachs. He also co-founded Vine Street Trading, an investment management and futures trading firm and Blue Ivy Ventures; a venture capital firm that support’s Yale University’s entrepreneurial community.

Mr. Wilkens has led significant capital raises throughout the Private Equity Real Estate, Venture Capital and Investment Management space raising in excess $100mm+. He has a B.A in Political Science from the University of Arizona and an M.B.A from Yale University with honors.

Rachel Carpenter

Rachel is the Chief Executive Officer and a founding partner of Intrinio, a disruptive financial data platform launched in 2015. Based on the company’s Florida office, Rachel has overall responsibility for Intrinio including driving its strategy and position for long term growth.
She is an advanced, self-taught front-end web developer and a graduate of The Starter League Advanced web design course. Rachel graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a BBA in both Finance and Management and minors in Spanish and European Studies.
Rachel is a member of the Forbes Finance Council and a Board Member at CASA (Community Action Stops Abuse), the largest domestic violence shelter in Florida.

Jennifer Lee

Jennifer is a Vice President at Edison Partners focusing on the firm’s FinTech investments, most recently including YieldStreet, Bipsync, MoneyLion, and Bento for Business. She was named to WSJ Pro Private Equity’s Women to Watch list in 2018. Prior to joining Edison, she was at Commerzbank evaluating select European equities for fundamental long/short investments. During her MBA, she oversaw VC investment prospects and strategic business development opportunities at the Associated Press.

Scott Jenkins

Scott’s career has been focused on helping firms execute on ideas and grow efficiently.  This is why he and his co-founder created Stack, a lightweight digital product that provides startups with the building blocks to hone their sales cycle, sell efficiently and scale rapidly.

Scott has been fortunate to look at growth and scale from many different perspectives:  Consulting with Fortune 100 companies (IBM), running an 8-digit business unit globally at a FinTech firm (Dealogic), being the first non-founding executive at a startup (Bacharach Leadership Group), sitting on the investment committee and running the Executive-in-Residence program at a Venture Capital firm (SixThirty), running a consulting arm of a $2bn Wealth Manager and advising dozens of early-stage fintech startups on growth (Detalus).

Josh Tanenbaum

Josh is the Founding Partner of Clearstone Enterprises, an early-stage venture platform dedicated to bridging “opportunity gaps” that prevent upward mobility in the U.S. and abroad. FinTech is one of the three pillars Clearstone focuses on, furthering access to capital for low-to-middle income individuals and SMEs.

Most recently, Josh was a member of Korn Ferry’s Global Asset Management & Alternatives Practice, where he participated in the founding of the Impact Investing practice and Transactions & Transformations (M&A) solution. He designed the Talent-Centric Acquisitions end-to-end M&A model for team lift-outs and buy-side acquisitions in Banking, Asset Management, and FinTech in addition to executing C-Suite and senior investor searches. Josh previously founded a technology company, which he sold in 2014.

Richard Robinson

Rich Robinson is a senior executive with over 25 years of experience in the financial industry, across operations and technology functions. Starting in Global Custody at Bankers Trust Company, Rich has worked in the front, mid and back offices at NSCC, Merrin Financial, The Bank of New York, Deutsche Bank Securities, and Omgeo. Post-crisis, he worked in a consulting capacity at Barclays and Morgan Stanley Smith Barney. At Barclays, he was responsible for integrating the 2008 crisis-acquired Lehman Equity desk. At MSSB, he ran a 4-year engagement managing the merger of Smith Barney’s order flow and distribution processes into Morgan’s trading desks. He held partner roles at EMC (now Dell) and Wipro in their Capital Markets consulting practices.

Ryan Gaylor

Ryan is the Director of Corporate Payments at Ripple. Ryan has over 17 years of experience across FinTech, treasury and capital markets. Ryan started his career in FinTech as a product manager at Parlano. Postgraduate studies at Northwestern, Ryan worked on the equity desk at Baird, building out the desk analyst team to add quantitative and thematic research to Baird’s award-winning fundamental research. Prior to joining Ripple, he managed the client and mid-market business for the Americas at Reval, a leading SaaS Treasury Management Systems. Over that time, he worked directly with customers and prospects on treasury transformation initiatives including in-house banking, cash-pooling and streamlining global payments.

Nathan Adamson

athan is the Co-Founder & CEO of Radtab with an entrepreneurial mind and an action-driven leader with technical acumen as well as expertise in payment strategy and technology, cross-functional team leadership, and hospitality technologies. Always learning and looking to make the world a better place for all.

Dion F. Lisle

Dion Lisle is the Managing Director of his own consulting firm FACERE25, acting as the Rosetta Stone between Legacy Banks and the Fintech startups driving innovation. Dion is unusual in the Fintech world as one of the few thought leaders that have been on both sides of the Bank to Fintech divide. Dion has been an early employee in multiple Fintech startups including Voltage Security, which exited to HP for over $200M. Lisle has also been a venture investor for the largest bank, Citibank and the largest payments processor, First Data, putting to work over $30M in the capital. Dion acts as an advisor to large banks & FI’s to help them deliver innovation while also working with startups as an early-stage advisor.

Eric Schurr

Currently serving as Chief Strategy Officer for Sunrise Banks, Eric is responsible for driving innovation and growth by partnering with fintechs to expand the banks’ mission of “Being the most innovative bank empowering financial wellness.” He’s interested in connecting with entrepreneurs, VCs, accelerators, incubators, financial institutions, and other professionals in the fintech ecosystem.

Frank Dix

Frank Dix is a Director in the FS Advisory/Consulting practice at PwC. Within the practice, he leads engagements advising banks, broker-dealers, and exchanges on cost rationalization/target operating models, AML and forensic tech, and global data privacy.

In one recent engagement, Frank advised an investment bank on developing a global framework for data privacy rules and technology requirements. In another recent engagement, he advised a bank on planning and managing a multi-year workforce transformation initiative.

Early in his career, Frank was recognized for his ability to deliver complex projects while organizing and driving forward-thinking around financial market regulation. He has moderated panels on the future of specialist and floor broker roles at the New York Stock Exchange, presented on structured products at the Securities and Exchange Commission, and developed key intellectual property for PwC.

Amanda Swoverland

Amanda is Sunrise Banks’ Chief Risk Officer and has been working in the financial industry for 15 years.

Michael Ou

Michael Ou, is a FinTech entrepreneur who devotes his time in the development of blockchain security. Specializing in the innovative use of blockchain technology and smart cards, Michael was awarded and recognized over time for his contribution in the industry – 2015 Entrepreneur Star, 2016 Medical Blockchain Top Award, 2017 Innovation Gold Award, as well as 2017 Meet Neo Star. In 2014, Michael founded CoolBitX, a blockchain security company that presented the world’s first mobile hardware wallet, the CoolWallet S, which reset the world’s expectations of a hardware wallet – offering unparalleled ease of use with best-of-industry security. With current valuation exceeding one billion Taiwan dollars, CoolBitX has sold over 100,000 wallets worldwide under Michael’s leadership.

Om Kundu

Om Kundu is the founder of InSpirAVE, and its flagship platform has been cited as revolutionary in empowering consumers with end-to-end access to discover and save more faster for their aspired purchase goals and experiences and named Top Fintech Forward Company To Watch by AMERICAN BANKER and BAI. By multiplying savings, InSpirAVE’s proprietary digital technology ensures that aspired purchases — including those that may have been out-of-reach otherwise — are discovered and fulfilled for life’s special moments, without debt.  

InSpirAVE was most recently cited in Top-100 for 2018 Startup of The Year by the CTA and Tech.Co. and elicited consistent critical acclaim from leading forums incl. Finovate, EFMA, et.al.: Its #SaveForWhatMatters mission — in engendering a sustainable foundation for retail consumption—has been oft-cited across the industry, including recognition as a presenting company at ‘South by Southwest’. 

Eric Griego

Eric Griego is the Co-Founder and CEO of Betterfin. Previously as the Product Manager of AI & Graph at Radius he helped build the largest graph of commercial data. As the Product Manager of Decision Science at OnDeck Capital he helped build alternative credit models. He has a technical background in Data Science and Engineer as a Research Analyst in Credit for Goldman Sachs.

Alex Corral

Over 20 years of startup, marketing, and business experience. Have founded a computer manufacturer, blockbuster marketing firm with over 30,000 clients from scratch and a global risk management company, servicing some of the largest companies on the planet. I have appeared before just about every type of legal jurisdiction in the country, have given expert testimony on major national investigations and have worked with a Federal Cyber Task Force for several years, advising on a high level, national matters. I am recognized as an expert in payments, security and data analysis as well as have worked with #Blockchain technology for over 10 years. I have spoken at NYU and other universities and continue to maintain strong ties to academia, payments and security matters. Don’t be afraid to ask, the worst I can do is say no.

Sri Raju

Currently CEO & Co-Founder of Protominds, a FinTech Solutions and Services Company enabling Digital Financial Transformation that helps clients imagine, commercialize, and evolve products and services for the CFO Offices across all enterprises. Bringing together the technical expertise of Protominds and applying it to the challenges faced by CFOs to achieve global accounting standards compliance and digital financial transformation with a unique portfolio of innovation capabilities that seamlessly combines consumer insights, strategy, design, software engineering, and systems integration.

Sameer Gulati

Sameer’s track record designing many of the world’s leading ERP and financial billing systems equipped him with the knowledge and desire to found Ordway. As one of the first Product Managers at Zuora, Intacct, and Workday, to product leadership at First Data, Sameer developed a deep understanding of the heartbeat of a business – billing and finance. An entrepreneur at heart, Sameer is also an active angel investor including investments in UrbanStems, Social Tables, TrackMaven, and Advantia Health. Throughout the excitement, strains, and challenges of building enterprise-level products, he constantly reminds his colleagues to “win or learn.

Sarah Clark

Sarah Clark is Principal at One World Identity (OWI). Sarah is responsible for leading and growing the OWI Digital Identity Practice where she provides strategy, competitive assessment, and business development. Previous to OWI, Sarah was the Senior Vice President of Global Product Management at Mitek, and also successfully managed the product strategy and business development for startups in the payments, e-commerce and technology markets, serving as Head of Product at Incomm’s Qpay and Director of Product at iWire. Sarah holds a BS in Mathematics from Duke University and further developed her managerial skills at Harvard Business School.

Carlos Ochoa

Carlos is a serial technology entrepreneur, investor, and frequent speaker at technology, innovation and entrepreneurship forums. Previous to AI8Ventures, Carlos Co-Founded and served as Executive VP at Sm4rt Corp, a holding company that included Sm4rt Security Services (Cyber Security Operation Centers), Sm4rt Predictive Systems (Artificial Intelligence Card Fraud Prevention Technologies) and Sm4rt Game Studios (Videogames). With Sm4rt he created the Premier Cyber Security and InfoSec compliance firm in the region, which ultimately was acquired by KIO Networks, the largest Information Technology Services Enterprise in Latin America. A Mexican bank consortium (E-Global) acquired the fraud prevention venture.

Mike Alfred

Mike is Co-Founder and CEO of Digital Assets Data Inc. He is responsible for the strategic vision and leadership of the company.

Previously, Mike was the Co-Founder and CEO of BrightScope, Inc., which was acquired by Strategic Insight in 2016. He is a prolific investor in public and private companies and sits on the board of directors of Hohm Inc and Crestone Group LLC.

Mike received his bachelor’s degree from Stanford University.

Timo Dreger

Timo Dreger is a FinTech/ InsurTech and Venture Capital expert, speaker and author. Timo shares his experiences and knowhow as key-note speaker, panelist and moderator around the world. Furthermore he is consistently ranked as one of the leading FinTech and InsurTech Influencer worldwide.

Timo Dreger is a Strategy & IR Manager at mybucks, the leading FinTech company in Sub-Saharan Africa with currently operating 5 banks and 8 MFIs, in excess of 1.5 million customers and over 2.1 million loans issued with a value of EUR 390 million in less than 5 years since inception.

Brian Kaas

Brian Kaas is president and managing director of CMFG Ventures, LLC and oversees all aspects of its venture capital program. Additionally, Kaas serves as the vice president of Corporate Development at CUNA Mutual Group. He is responsible for sourcing, evaluating and executing a broad range of strategic transactions for the organization. He also serves as a board member for several financial technology start-up companies. Kaas joined CUNA Mutual Group in 2012.

Alex McDougall

Alex is a financial expert specializing in investing and advising throughout the full lifecycle of companies from early stage to truly global institutions. Starting his career as an investment banker at the Bank of Montreal, Alex led multiple projects and teams across Capital Markets, including in Fintech, MA, and Financial Institutions. Alex helped lead the charge on several of Capital Market’s early blockchain initiatives and was recognized as a leader within the Investment Bank. Alex left BMO in early 2018 to co-found Bicameral Ventures, an innovative Venture Capital Fund focused on taking positions in exceptional early stage projects developing real-world business models on top of the Aion platform. Since founding Bicameral Alex has spoken at CoinAgenda Europe, CoinAgenda Global, Blockchain Solutions World, FiNext Con, and Fireside 2018.

Marc Stein

Marc Stein is the founder and CEO of Underwrite.ai. Underwrite.ai applies advances in artificial intelligence derived from genomics and particle physics to provide lenders with non-linear, dynamic models of credit risk which radically outperform traditional approaches.
Prior to Underwrite.ai, Marc founded College Loan Market, the first auction platform for student lending; cofounded LeaseQ, a marketplace for equipment leasing; served as CTO for CollegePublisher and Y2M Networks; CTO for Alumni Loan Consolidation Program and Student Loan Consolidation Program; and as an SVP and CTO at JP Morgan Chase Education Finance.

Paul Heirendt

Paul Heirendt co-founded an early Blockchain Identity Management platform CyberDeadbolt which was acquired in 2017. Paul has now founded BLOCK id(TM) to provide Digital Identity Management, Rights Management & Security for sensitive information and smart contracts. A serial entrepreneur with more than 30+ years of experience in technology, publishing and healthcare business management, business development and Internet business definition.
Founder of BLOCK idTM a Blockchain based Identity Management & Rights Management platform using Machine Learning, AI, and Distributed Ledger Technology to enable applications and developers to add Blockchain functions to existing or new platforms and applications.
Co-Founder of CyberDeadbolt (2016) a Blockchain based identity management platform acquired by Rivetz Corp. in December 2017.

Joshua Greenwald

Joshua Greenwald is the founder and CEO of LXDX, a digital asset exchange built to institutional standards. For over a decade Joshua has been head-of-desk and/or a major participant in algo-trading businesses, including leading an equities group at DRW before heading up KOSPI trading and running research for Asia. He founded Greenlight Trading in the Americas and later ran high frequency for Laurion Capital Shanghai. Immediately before launching the LXDX platform, Joshua worked on automation and propulsion at SpaceX.

Ronald Ingram

Ronald is the Founder and CEO of ECHO Payment Systems Inc.- an award-winning FinTech innovation company based in Henderson, NV with operations throughout North America. Ronald is a serial entrepreneur and self-taught polymath. His focus for the last 20 years has been financial services and mobile banking technology. He started his career with a large investment banking firm and progressed into roles in commercial banking and technology at BMO and banking systems at TD Bank. He holds multiple patents and is a Director of companies in AI, neobanking, and FinTech. He is the Founding President of Beanstream.com which processes over $30 billion in transactions annually and has been advising Fortune 500 and Big 5 Management Consulting firms since 2005 on trends and investments in financial technology and banking.

Craig Spielmann

Craig is a proven Enterprise Risk Management expert with an established track record of driving enterprise-wide initiatives for the world’s top financial institutions. Leverages vision, leadership, innovation, and relationship management skills to achieve success. Expertise in leading global initiatives to align risk management practices with business goals.

RiskTao, LLC – Craig is the CEO & Founder of RiskTao, LLC which specializes in Enterprise Risk Training and Advisory Services. Craig has conducted risk training classes, presented and chaired major industry risk conferences for both Incisive Media and The Center for Financial Professionals. Craig is also advising several start-ups in the Fintech space focusing in the mobile wallet space and other forms of electronic payments.
First Data – Craig is the Former Global Head of Enterprise Risk Management Strategy and was responsible for developing and implementing the ERM Framework Elements, Integrating Risk Management into the Business Strategy, executing Top Risk Assessments, developing and driving the RCSA and Scenario Analysis Programs, ERM Training, Bank Sponsorship Risk Analysis, collecting and reporting External Events and leading the ERM Technology Program’s Strategy and Architecture.

Ken Kruszka

Ken Kruszka, Founder & CEO of SnapCheck, is a FinTech and payments pioneer. During his 15+ years in FinTech, Ken has led the creation of numerous firsts, including:

First mobile remittance service in the US
First global mobile bank account
And he was the first person to send $1 around the world by mobile
With SnapCheck, Ken is dedicated to eliminating paper checks and helping businesses across the digital divide and join the world of electronic payments. In addition, Ken is a member of the Fed Improvement Project: The Business Payments Coalition.

SnapCheck is driving the elimination of paper checks, saving organizations 65% or more in payment costs and mitigating 90% of payment fraud.

Cyrielle Chiron

Cyrielle Chiron is Managing Director, North & Latin America for global FS intelligence specialist RFi Group and is responsible for all research programs, sales & operations across North and Latin America.
Cyrielle offers a wealth of payments, retail and commercial financial services knowledge and deep research experience across both quantitative and qualitative research. She is a regular speaker at thought leadership events across the USA, Canada, Europe, Asia
and
Australia.
Cyrielle is also Editor of the Canadian Banker, a monthly e-magazine which focuses on thought leadership, insights
and
product news and a regular contributor to the
RFi
Group Podcast ‘Global Digital Banker’.

David Galvan

David Galvan is a payments, technology and internet veteran, with over 25 years of business and operating experience in Silicon Valley. He is currently VP of Business Development and Strategic Alliances for MasterCard International, where he focuses on digital partnerships, relationships and investments with emerging companies in the Fintech space. Prior to that, Galvan was Senior Vice President of Business Development and Strategy for 24 Hour Fitness, the largest privately owned U.S. fitness club chain in the United States, serving nearly four million members in more than 420 clubs. Galvan was hired by Private Equity firm Forstmann Little to prep the Company for sale after a failed attempt in 2012. Galvan oversaw business and operational management of the 24HF Personal Fitness Business, Retail Business, Corp/Healthcare Sales, Sponsorship Sales, and Real Estate Development, Team. He was also responsible for all new and legacy deals and strategic partnerships for entire Company. 24 Hour Fitness was successfully sold to an investor group led by AEA Investors for $1.85B in June 2014, after which the Forstmann Little team sold their stakes and left the organization.

Gururaj Balakrishna

United Company for Financial Services, Chief Operating Officer (Aug 2018 – present)

‒ Co-founder and COO of a Fintech start-up in Saudi Arabia. In the process of launching a first of its kind Consumer lending NBFC which is expected to launch operations in May. Will be responsible for the entire Operations, Underwriting, Analytics, Collections and Customer Service functions

Dunia Finance LLC, Chief Credit Officer, and Acting Chief Risk Officer (between Sep 2016 and Jan 2018) (January 2007 – Aug 2018)

Somaskandan Jayaraman

An innovative thought leader and disruptor with global experience and perspective, Somaskandan is a young, goal-oriented go getter with a vision to maximise value of the entity he associates with.

Somaskandan is an MBA with honours from the reputed IE Business School in Madrid, Spain, which is ranked amongst the top five b-schools worldwide. He is also a business graduate from Kingston University, London and is certified in Risk Management and Public Finance from London School of Economics (LSE).

Nigel Govett

Mr. Govett is the Chief Financial Officer of Oman Investment Fund and as well as a senior Investment Committee member of both the State General Reserve Fund and Oman Investment Fund in the Sultanate of Oman. Having joined on 1st October 2014, Mr. Govett has 20 years of experience in the Investment and Finance sectors having begun his career in the UK.

Prior to joining Oman Investment Fund Mr. Govett was a Director for EQT Partners, the Swedish based private equity organization with in excess 45 Billion Euros of raised capital.

Yohanes Arts Abimanyu

Responsible for leading, planning, coordinating, executing and monitoring the PEFINDO Credit Bureau’s strategic plan and communicating all aspects to achieve the Company’s mission and vision.
In charge of the area of Strategic Management, Internal Audit, Corporate Secretary & Legal, Marketing & Sales, Human Resources, and Finance & Accounting.

Vikram Singh

Graduate of Harvard Business School brings an impactful synergy to Acumen – a FinTech Innovation with my experience in Information Technology and Banking Industry.

Muhammad Ikram Thowfeek

A Chartered Accountant, by profession.
An Islamic Banker & Entrepreneur, by practice.
A Specialist in setting-up Islamic Financial Institutions.
A Passionate Trainer & Career Coach.
An Author specialized in Islamic Finance topics.
A prominent speaker at Global Islamic Finance Forums.
Most importantly, a humble and simple human being.

Haseena Bangash, ACIFE, CFA

Experienced professional with a demonstrated history of working in the investment banking industry. Skilled in Islamic Finance, Investment Structuring, Relationship Building, Private Equity, Business Development, Implementation and Management, and Mergers & Acquisitions. A hard working and strong willed professional graduated from University of Bahrain with Honors and an aspiring CFA level 3 candidate.

Ms. Bangash has more than 14 years of investment banking experience in the fields of corporate finance, private equity, real estate, trade finance, wealth and asset management. During her career, she has led various regional and cross border transactions across multiple sectors and asset classes. Her transaction experience includes structured products, private equity, mergers and acquisitions, secondary offerings, private placements, investment development, and debt raising. In addition, she is a growth strategy and business development, expert.

Paula Kensington

Paula brings her intuitive leadership and industry insight into any organization she works with driving transformational change. Her ability to create shareholder value and empower leadership teams from the inside out creates an infectious environment which inspires companies to work with her time and time again. Driven by a 360-degree vision, Paula balances technical skill with strategic thinking – encouraging innovation while managing risk.

Distinguished by her ability to identify, leverage, and cultivate talent, Paula has many accolades to her name. Awarded CFO of the Year (2013) in the Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting Excellence Awards, she has driven huge business turnaround projects in her roles as CFO in ASX technology companies.

Nicola Barbiero

Working as CFO of Solidarietà Veneto pension fund from 2016. During this period, with the financial team, we have developed the private equity investment’s program, the first time for an Italian Pension Fund.
In addition to this, in 2018, we have defined a new strategical asset allocation of Solidarietà Veneto. Due to this but the second half of 2019, we will start to invest in real estate funds, private debts and credits funds, infra, and energy funds.

Siddharth Mahanot

Siddharth Mahanot is the Co-Founder and COO at Indifi Technologies Private Limited, a full stack Fintech Lender that is currently focused on improving access to SMB financing in India. As a founder of Indifi, he is focused on building innovative underwriting models using alternate data sources to enable unsecured business lending to underserved MSME segments.

With over 15 years of work experience across multiple renowned Indian and global financial services organizations, he has been recognized as an industry thought leader with deep understanding of SME segment in India.

Ahsan Abdullah

Ahsan has ten years’ experience in the field of accounting, assurance, advisory, and consultancy. He has been working with large corporates as well as small and medium enterprises across GCC and India.
Ahsan Abdullah is a Certified Management Accountant from Australian CMA institute and has Masters in Business Administration (MBA) with specialization in Finance Risk Management and also have completed Accounting Technician from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) and he has also done an intermediate course of Cost and Management Accounting (CMA) from ICAI, India. He acquired his Bachelor degree in Commerce (BCom) from University of Calicut.

Ahsan Abdullah has been in the financial consultancy field for the past ten years and has experience in advising groups regarding their financial system controls, investment decisions, cost management, technology in finance and tax management.

Adrian Valenzuela

Finance professional with over 20 years of experience in global markets. I have worked in the Americas, Europe, and Asia with global investors and corporates providing advice and solutions for investments, private placements, financing, hedging, monetization, mergers, and acquisitions, etc.

Ibrahim Mohammed

Ibrahim Mohammed is the CEO of GoldGuard, a Dubai-based gold trading platform and the founder of the first Shari´ah-compliant cryptocurrency backed by physical gold OneGram. OneGram with its own blockchain is designed to grow in value and reward its community by reinvesting the transaction fee into buying more gold.

As the CEO of 01FintechHouse he is an expert in fintech solutions and manages several projects within OneGram group ecosystem, including accredited payment solutions and also a revolutionary exchange Hulk that is set to become the world’s first all-in-one exchange for trading digital assets, stocks, and commodities with a built-in platform for Shari’ah compliant ICO’s.

Budiardjo Rustanto

Budiardjo is the co-founder and CEO of danain.’ About Danain: Danain is an official Fintech company, we are registered and monitored by Otoritas Jasa Keuangan (OJK) which have an unique business model to minimize risk. We are the first Collateral based Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Lending platform in Indonesia. We have PT. Mas Agung Sejahtera (MAS) the… Continue Reading Budiardjo Rustanto

Grigory Sergeenko

21Y+ total work experience. Professor, Ph.D. in Applied Math, MSc in Management. 15Y+ top-level managerial experience (CEO, CRO, MD) in hedge funds, prop shops, corporations and investment houses in UAE, Czech Republic, Switzerland, the UK, Russia, and Denmark. Best Annual Ph.D. in Russia in 1999. Professor in LIGS, the USA from 2012 Grigory has deep knowledge of systematic trading systems, risk management, and strategic management. Have a proven track record within the hedge fund sector across various international markets. An expert in the overall management of the boutique hedge funds with the data preprocessing, pure out of sample testing, portfolio construction, risk management, validation techniques, and business developments.

Ramesh Gopal

Academically, Ramesh holds a Masters in Business Administration (MBA), is a CFA charter holder from the CFA Institute, United States & an ACS from the Institute of Company Secretaries of India. He is also an Associate of the Indian Institute of Bankers.

Professionally, commenced his career with ING Bank and over the last 17 years, has worked in diversified areas of banking including corporate banking, investment banking and risk management covering Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Asia. After working for Middle Eastern and international banks, he is currently with Deutsche Bank as the Chief Risk Officer for the UAE and Regional Head (Credit Risk) for the Middle East, North Africa & Turkey (based out of Dubai).

Daleni

Ever thought about a platform where you can advertise your products and services? While interacting with the customers at maximum reach?

Daleni is the Ultimate Solution!

Isn’t it unfair to your potentials that you are unable to expand due to limited interaction with the right people? Daleni is the Ultimate Solution! It is your one-click solution to such problems. Daleni provides a platform which connects buyers and sellers for different services with an easy-to-use interface and multiple options to explore.

XZEN Global Financial Platform

XZEN helps people to become financially independent from banks and governments by allowing them to send, change or pay in one of many currencies in seconds and with minimal fees.

WeInvest – Digital Wealth Platform

WeInvest is Asia’s first end-to-end Digital Wealth Platform and offers solutions to Banks & other financial institutions. The plug and play online platform is used by Banks to offer more online investment options to their retail customer base and strengthen the proposition for HNIs and Private Banking clientele.

Validus Capital

Founded in 2015, Validus is the leading online lending platform in Singapore with over $100 million crowdfunded to date. Backed by Vertex Ventures (a member of Temasek Holdings), Validus connects growing SME companies that need short-term financing to accredited high-net-worth investors and institutional investors. More about us:

TurnKey Lender

Turnkey Lender provides cloud-based loan management systems that automate the entire origination and account servicing process.

With Turnkey Lender you are getting all our expertise in credit risk management and lending automation in the form of a customizable convenient out-of-the-box solution. We are a global leader and have over 10 years of experience in creating and distributing innovative lending software solutions. Our customer support is 24/7.

RoboGenesys

Empowering Wealth Management with Artificial Intelligence

RoboGenesys was founded to empower retail and institutional investors to manage wealth using Artificial Intelligence. We have developed our own proprietary wealth management technology or algorithms that leverage multiple trading strategies and Big Data Analytics to fully automate the process of managing funds. We now serve clients across the Asia Pacific region.

Qarar

Qarar is the region’s leading Decision Analytics company specialized in offering consulting, decision analytics and software technology to deliver tailor-made customer management and process automation solutions.

PayTabs

PayTabs is a convenient and secure online B2B payment solution provider that enables businesses to receive payments online through our agile technology suited for the current market.

PayTabs caters to growing small and medium enterprises, large corporations and the e-commerce market by empowering them with a range of comprehensive payment solutions. With PayTabs, you can make or receive online payments, create and send online invoices, use API plugins to integrate with your website and even create an online store. PayTabs’ innovative and intuitive services open an opportunity of new possibilities to conduct and grow your business across markets on a local and global scale.

Omise Co., Ltd.

At Omise, we believe that online payment is a necessity to develop a successful business on the internet. We provide our users with the necessary tools to run an online business, accept payments and connect them with millions of potential customers.

Northern Arc Investments

A leading Non-Banking Finance Company, Northern Arc Capital brings a unique perspective to finance. We are a crucial link between mainstream capital markets investors and high-quality last mile lending institutions and businesses. At Northern Arc Capital, we believe attention to detail makes the difference.

We follow a focused approach of underwriting credit that we understand best. Through the use of our structuring expertise, data analytics, and risk modeling, we deliver superior risk-adjusted returns to a growing client base of Indian and international investors looking to tap into a growing market opportunity.

MyPF Services

MyPF is short for My Personal Finances where “My” refers to each individual, and also our beloved home country Malaysia. “Personal Finances” refers to financial management for an individual, couple, or family. MyPF.my serves as a financial education platform which was originally launched in April 2013.

Our objective here at MyPF is to help people simplify and grow personal finances. While many topics are from a Malaysian perspective, most topics are applicable wherever you may be in the world.

We hope you will benefit from the articles and be inspired to simplify and grow your personal finances towards financial freedom.

Nivesh.com

Nivesh.com is a mass market mutual funds investment platform.

Mutual funds were set-up to provide an opportunity for ordinary investors to invest in financial assets, which they could not do otherwise on their own. However, they lack a proper vehicle to initiate their journey. In the spirit of financial inclusion, the platform aims to be such a vehicle that will not only help them get started but also support them along the way.

Model Citizn

Model Citizn is helping businesses make relevant, informed and purposeful decisions with insight.

They help businesses navigate good and bad times by providing strategic insights and advice through education and developing the highest quality financial tools.

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ounded in 1990, Alfa-Bank is a universal bank that carries out all major types of banking operations represented in the financial services market, including servicing private and corporate clients, investment banking, trade finance, etc.

The head office of Alfa-Bank is located in Moscow. Alfa-Bank employs more than 24 thousand employees. In 2014, in connection with the Bank of Russia’s decision to reorganize and win the tender, Baltic Bank PJSC became part of the Alfa-Bank Banking Group. The direct shareholders of Alfa-Bank are the Russian company AB Holding, which owns more than 99% of the bank’s shares, and the Cyprus-based ABH FINANCIAL LIMITED, which has less than 1% of the bank’s shares.

The Alfa-Bank banking group maintains its position as the largest Russian private bank in terms of aggregate capital, loan portfolio and customer deposits. In addition, Alfa-Bank is included in the list of the top 10 systemically important credit institutions, which was published by the Central Bank of the Russian Federation in the second half of 2015.

As of December 31, 2018, Alfa-Bank’s client base comprised more than 530,000 corporate clients and 16.1 million individuals. In 2018, the Group continued its development as a universal bank in the main areas: corporate and investment business, small and medium business (SME), trade and structured financing, leasing and factoring, retail business(including cash loans and credit cards, mortgage lending, savings accounts and deposits, remote service channels). The strategic priorities of the Alfa-Bank Banking Group for 2019 are to maintain the status of a leading private bank in Russia with an emphasis on reliability and asset quality, as well as focus on the industry’s best customer service, technology, efficiency and business integration.

Innovative Assessments

At Innovative Assessments, we apply the tried-and-true science of psychometrics to predictive consumer analytics, as a means to provide fairer and more accurate lending and credit decisions.

Our mission is to facilitate financial inclusion and help good people qualify for the affordable credit they deserve.

We firmly believe that in the world of consumer credit, people should be measured not only on their credit histories but on their characters as well. In the process, we aim to help lenders identify more creditworthy consumers, based on non-financial risk factors that are not typically addressed by traditional credit models.

Filpera

A subsidiary of Arlo Associates, Filpera is a Filipino expatriate financial advisory based in the Middle East. Guided by Internationally Qualified Financial Advisors and a group of highly experienced Filipino Financial Professionals, we are the go-to place to help you shape your financial landscape.

Our clients work with us because we tailor-make our advice to suit every professional Filipino’s financial needs. We are proud to provide unbiased service working alongside International and Filipino-based investment and insurance groups.

Esta Kapital Fintek

Esta Corporations was established in 2011 and up to now, Esta has continued to expand its wings through a business owned in various sectors, such as property, finance, and culinary.

In 2017 Esta Kapital Fintek was established as a technology finance company under the auspices of Esta Corporations with the concept of peer to peer lending. Esta Kapital Fintek was born because it is still difficult for people who want to start or develop their businesses to get capital. With the presence of Esta Kapital Fintek, connecting people who need capital loans with capital borrowers can be done directly and easily through the available platforms.

Enegra Ltd

Enegra develops solutions for every participant in the global trade eco-system, from finance to logistics, asset authentication, dematerialization, and trading.

From Australia to Asia and the world

Trade innovation is in our DNA
In 2011, we saw an opportunity to apply our expertise in finance, trade, and logistics to the commodity sector. Application of our theories to the global coal market resulted in Enegra consolidating output from various Asian producers and becoming one of the largest owners of offtake in the world.

CredoLab

CredoLab – Better Credit Decisions.

CredoLab develops bank-grade digital scorecards built on mobile device data. Our pay-per-use solutions are available to banks, consumer finance companies, auto lenders, online and mobile lenders, insurance companies, and retailers. Using alternative data sources, CredoLab today is the most innovative way for financial institutions to efficiently achieve goals like financial inclusion, increasingly accurate credit scoring, and reaching new customer segments. Through a simple app, CredoLab’s AI-based proprietary algorithm analyses over tens and thousands of data points from the smartphone device, converting this digital footprint of customers to highly predictive scorecards.

Established in 2016 in Singapore, CredoLab has 44 financial institution clients in 12 countries. CredoLab is a venture built by FORUM and backed by Fintonia Group, and Walden International.

AsiaPay

Founded in 2000, AsiaPay is a premier electronic payment solution and technology vendor. We strive to bring advanced, secured, integrated, and cost-effective electronic payment processing solutions and services to banks and e-businesses around the world. Our services are in abundance, covering international credit card, debit card, bank account/net banking, wallet, over-the-counter, and other prepaid card payments.

AsiaPay is an accredited payment processor and payment gateway solution vendor for banks. It is a certified IPSP for merchants and also a certified international 3-D Secure vendor for Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and JCB.

AQX Technologies

AQX Technologies is a trade management solutions provider, servicing broker-dealers, hedge funds, fund managers, proprietary and principal trading firms throughout Europe.

AgUnity

AgUnity is an Australian-based startup founded in 2016 with the ambition to help change the lives of the 1-billion plus smallholder farmers in the world. Tackling issues of a lack of trust, corruption & graft, poor record-keeping, and farming inefficiencies, AgUnity has developed a smartphone and blockchain-based solution for the world’s poorest farmers, a simple mobile app restoring trust and enabling cooperation.

In the two completed pilot projects to date, wheat farmers in Nanyuki, Kenya, and cacao farmers in Bougainville, Papua New Guinea, increased their incomes by an average of 3x, from one season to the next. This substantial rise in income is achieved simply by getting farmers to cooperate to share equipment, plan farming activities, and buy and sell together as part of a farming co-operative.

Dr Mike Johnston

Dr Mike Johnston is the Chief Technical Officer at Mobilis a market leading Mobile payments company. I am also the CTO for VeriFone Mobile Money a joint venture company with VeriFone Systems Inc. and Mobilis and the Chief Technical Officer for Youtap! He has over 20 years experience in developing and launching products for the telecommunications and financial sectors.

He has in-depth experience in the development and implementation of real-time based transaction processing solutions including Billing & Operational Support Solutions, Point of Sale and Mobile Payments, Value Added Services, Switching, IMS and NGN solutions.

kaiser-naseem

Kaiser Naseem is a global thought leader in international development finance, a disruptor and an innovator with an entrepreneurial flair. During his career of over 40 years, he has conceptualized and developed new institutions and business models in challenging environments and has worked in all aspects of development banking with several institutions, including the World Bank Group. His core competencies are (i) Corporate Governance, (ii) Strategy Formulation and Oversight, (iii) Digital Transformation, (iv) MSME Banking, and (v) Aligning Business Goals with SDGs. Kaiser is a strategic thinker with strong ethical standards and focuses on results. With exceptional business acumen and broad experience on a global stage he serves on the BODs of several international companies and financial institutions and provides strategic advice to senior management and business owners.

Prashant Gokarn

Prashant Gokarn is the co-founder and CEO of DigiAsia Bios – whose mission is to bring the entire gamut of financial services, payments, remittance, lending and investments, to the masses in South East Asia, irrespective of their socioeconomic status. DigiAsia’s strategy is to acquire and operationally and financially consolidate digital, traditional distribution and logistics assets; with the aim to redefine the ecosystem even in the smallest towns in Indonesia. Prashant is also the co-founder of Karatvan – an online fine jewelry store with end-to-end ownership and control over the entire supply chain. Prashant is an active investor – with investments in core tech (smartphone beacons, IoT, advertising platform, robotics), trading (quant. gold trading) and consumer (fashion, wedding management, apparel) sectors.

Herve Lacorne

A seasoned senior management professional with over 25 years of global financial services experience in numerous areas of corporate and entrepreneurial management. Proven ability to tackle new challenges, assess situations, think strategically, implement tactically, and execute consistently. A highly effective leader and relationship manager capable of interacting successfully across all levels of an organization. Strong ability to identify high ROI efficiency improvement opportunities and test appropriateness of risk controls.

Chris McLoghlin

Panel Discussion: AI, ML, Blockchain in Finance

Date: 26th April, Friday at 11:50 AM

Chris is the founder of Australia’s largest Organic mushroom farming company, founding and consulting roles in several successful start-ups, supply chain planning and management, fresh produce and grocery procurement, crypto economics and distributed ledger technology, primary production and supply chain automation design. Chris has also been involved in the Australian crypto community since 2012 and has a keen interest in blockchain and distributed ledger technology and it’s an application for use as money and other database functions, particularly in the context of food and farming. Director and Treasurer of Organic Industries Australia, Chris has been the winner of several awards such as the 2018 Australian Organic Farmer of the Year, 2018 AusVeg/PMA Young Grower of the Year as well as the 2018 ABC Rural/Kondinin Group Young Farmer of the Year and recipient of Award for Excellence In Technology

Joe Flaten

Joe Flaten is the COO and a founding member of tech sales-as-service consultancy Konsyg. He has spearheaded and launched over 30 international sales and business development campaigns globally. With 20 years of sales experience in APAC and the USA, Joe brings real-world knowledge and practical know-how to the buzzword-laden and ethereal world of tech sales. Through consulting, defining strategies and sales processes for Fintech companies around the world, Joe has gained invaluable insight and perspective on granular line-by-line data points right through to macro world-wide trends for his clients.

Michele Tucci

Michele is the Chief Product Officer of CredoLab, the largest developer of bank-grade digital credit risk scorecards based on mobile device data. An enthusiastic strategic thinker and business developer, Michele has 19 years of demonstrable track record of building and marketing online, mobile and offline payments products, consumer lending, cards, and FinTech solutions. Before joining CredoLab, he worked with Intesa Sanpaolo Bank, Capital One Bank, MasterCard, Telecom Italia Mobile and conducted business in 43 countries across the US, Asia, Australia, Europe, Russia, the Middle East, and Africa.

Karena Belin

Karena Belin is Founder and CEO of HK’s biggest startup platform and community builder WHub
(whub.io) and Founder and COO/CFO of AngelHub (angelhub.io), Hong Kong’s first (approval in
principle) SFC licensed startup investment platform for professional investors and global startups raising growth capital.

Since 2013, she has been passionate about entrepreneurship and a leader in the startup scene. She acts currently as speaker, mentor, and judge at events and organizations such as the APK (Asia Pacific Conference of the German Industry), Chicago Booth GNVC, Google EYE, RISE Conference and Web Summit, Jeju Peace and Prosperity Conference, FinTech Valley Vizag India, Techsauce Thailande, Tech Open Air Berlin, IFLR, Nexchange, Techstar’s StartupWeekendHK, global YPO YNG+ and more. She is a member of the Global FinTech Core Group at the Government of Andhra Pradesh, Vice President and Ex-Com member of The Indus Entrepreneurs Network (TiE) HK, member of the FinTech Association of Hong Kong (FTAHK), President of the board of the parent organization (PFO) at Hong Kong International School, as well as driving diversity and inclusion as board member of WOW at the American Women’s Association.

Alexandre Kech

Alexandre Kech has 20+ years of experience in the capital market industry. From global custody and asset servicing at the Bank of New York Mellon to data standardization and Head of Securities & FX APAC at SWIFT, Alex has developed a strong post-trade industry leadership experience, extended in recent years to digital assets and blockchain.

Debbie Bingham

The Economic Development Services Division is involved in creating community vitality and generating revenue for the City enterprise to provide high-quality services to its citizens and businesses. Specifically, it enables the private sector to invest, create jobs and develop successfully in Tacoma, Washington, USA. Debbie is a key member of the Community and Economic Development… Continue Reading Debbie Bingham

Roman Kravchenko

Industry 4.0 expert and decentralization paradigm evangelist, co-founder and CEO at 482.solution R&D company, focuses on scientific and technological challenges of the DLT, cluster-based crypto economy, IoT and robotics domains.

Ajit Raikar

Ajit Raikar is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Validus Capital, Singapore’s leading peer to- business lending platform. With over 30 years’ experience in SME banking, Ajit has held senior management positions at DBS Bank, Citibank, Fullerton Financial Holdings and Bank Danamon. His knowledge and expertise in the field of SME financing spans across geographies and comes with a depth of experience in banking verticals for coverage as well as risk management. A regular speaker on fintech and alternative lending topics, Ajit has shared his insights on prominent media including Channel NewsAsia and The Edge Singapore.

Matthew Cartwright

Matthew Cartwright has worked in the APAC Hedge Fund industry for sixteen years. Prior to joining Fund One as COO, he was the Fund’s Prime Broker. At that Prime Brokerage firm, Matthew was Head of Hedge Fund Solutions for APAC, based in Singapore. There he built a multi award-winning business, focussed on emerging funds. Prior to that Matthew founded a FinTech firm in Hong Kong, where he worked with institutional investors and hedge fund consultants to innovate technology-driven due-diligence tools. He began his career in Hong Kong at ADM Capital where he was Head of Risk Management. Matthew holds an MA in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics from the University of Oxford, and has completed a Certificate in Algorithmic Trading at Oxford’s Said Business School.

Mike Fowler

Mike Fowler serves as Senior Trade Consultant at the World Trade Center Tacoma. Mike is fluent in Chinese and Japanese and has extensive experience as a consultant assisting US firms access Asian markets. Chair Emeritus of the Pacific Northwest International Trade Alliance, he currently serves on the Board of Directors of World Affairs Council in Tacoma. A former Senior Editor of Business Tokyo magazine, Mike holds a Master of Arts in International Relations from Sophia University Graduate School of Comparative Culture in Tokyo and a Bachelor of Arts in Chinese from the University of Hawaii at Manoa.

Boon Ping Foo

Boon Ping is the Managing Editor of The Asian Banker, where he manages its publishing and research business in Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa. He regularly engages the financial services community on transformational issues shaping the industry; speaking at and chairing many of the Asian Banker’s as well as partners’ events. He has more than 25 years’ experience in strategic brand management, corporate & marketing communication and research & consulting, covering: retail, corporate and transaction banking, financial markets, risk management, compliance and financial technology. He had previously served in senior management positions at UOB and DBS Bank. He was also formerly a senior consulting manager at Ernst and Young and started his career as a financial journalist.

Sarveen Chester

Panel Discussion: How FinTech firms can scale innovation to solve consumer problems

Date: April 26th, 2019 at 03:00 PM

Chester is the Country Manager for Revolut in Singapore, responsible for growth launching. He was involved in the creation and launch of startups in Singapore before completing his undergraduate and postgraduate at Hult International Business School in London, Shanghai, and San Francisco. He specializes in International Business, Entrepreneurship, and Business Analytics. Whilst completing his postgrad, he consulted for Virgin Money UK, Amazon UK, Mercedes-Benz, Crimson Hexagon, and others.

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Nathan McFarlane is the Founder and CEO of Overseas Filipino specific financial advisory firm Filpera. He also is a Director of a Debt Management Firm and Financial Services Marketing Company based in Dubai. He has been working as a financial adviser in the Middle East for over 5 years and for the past 3 years specifically with the Overseas Filipino Market. Nathan aims to make his company Filpera the go-to place for Overseas Filipino finance across the Middle East and Asia.

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Mario Aquino

Mario Aquino is the founder & Managing Partner of FutureLabs Ventures – a tech VC and Venture Builder focused on long-term digital mega-trends that are reshaping the world — with specific emphasis on big data & advanced analytics.

Prior to FutureLabs, Mario was a Partner of McKinsey & Company where he co-founded McKinsey Solutions and led the broader McKinsey New Ventures in Asia-Pacific (McKinsey’s innovation & corporate venture capital group). As leader of McKinsey New Ventures, Mario identified distinctive B2B start-ups and helped them collaborate with large corporate organizations to capture real economic value from innovation. During his tenure at McKinsey, he scaled the New Ventures team to over 500 professionals in the region and 40+ distinctive data & analytics portfolio companies that have become global innovators in their fields

Smriti Gupta

Smriti has 13 years of experience in entrepreneurship, management, and finance. She is currently the CFO of Neuron Mobility Pte Ltd, Asia’s largest e-scooter sharing company. Previously she was the Regional VP of Finance for Tickled Media where she oversaw finance and fundraising for the group. Prior to Tickled Media, she was Co-Founder of Catalyst Partners, a boutique advisory firm that worked with leading venture capital firms and startups on finance, operations, strategy, and fundraising. She has also worked as an Operations Partner with Vinod Khosla’s VC; and with Actis, the leading emerging market private equity player where she invested in consumer and retail companies in the South Asia region. Smriti began her career as an investment banker with Goldman Sachs in New York.

Smriti has an MBA from INSEAD and is based in Singapore. She also serves on the Board of the Insead Alumni Association (India) and is VP of the INSEAD Alumni Entrepreneurship Club (Singapore).

Umar Munshi

Session: The Trend of P2P Crowdfunding in Emerging Markets.

Date: April 26, 2019, at 9:30 AM

Umar Munshi is a social entrepreneur from Singapore who started his first business at the age of 18. His entrepreneurship journey includes stints in Singapore, Jakarta, Jeddah and Kuala Lumpur, spanning various sectors including healthcare, education, Islamic finance and real estate. Umar is the founder of Malaysia-based Ethis Ventures, an Islamic Fintech Venture Builder. Flagship platform GlobalSadaqah.com, an Islamic Social Finance crowdfunding marketplace was launched in early 2018.

Munshi is also the Managing Director of Singapore-based EthisCrowd.com, an award-winning pioneer Real Estate Islamic Crowdfunding platform that brings together retail crowd-investors, larger private investors and Islamic Banks to fund Social Housing developmentsin Indonesia. The 30,000 strong EthisCrowd has invested in projects to build more than 5,000 social houses for needy families. EthisCrowd is also currently processing licenses to setup in Indonesia, Brunei and Dubai. Munshi is passionate about spreading the appreciation of Islamic Fintech as a means to create socio-economic benefit, and he enjoys speaking at events and webinars. Umar is an Islamica500 Islamic Economy influencer and the Chairman of the IslamicFintechAlliance.com.

Sagar Sarbhai

Sagar is Head of Regulatory Relations for APAC and the Middle East at Ripple, a payment technology company named one of the 50 Smartest Companies by MIT and the recipient of the World Economic Forum’s Technology Pioneer Award. Sagar manages Ripple’s relations with central banks and policymakers across APAC and the Middle East, focusing on payment innovation and virtual currency policy. Prior to Ripple, Sagar spent 9+ years in the banking industry across multiple functions including technology, strategy, risk, and government affairs. Sagar holds an MBA from INSEAD Business School, where he founded and presided over the INSEAD Fintech Club. He was recognized as one of India’s top young business leaders by The Economic Times, India’s largest selling financial daily.

Graham Brown

Graham Brown is a public speaker, podcast host, and entrepreneur. He is a published author on the subject of marketing and innovation, works including “The Mobile Youth: Voices of the Connected Generation” which documented the rise of mobile culture in the early 2000s in Japan, China, Africa and India, and The Asia Matters Report, the story of innovation and The Asian Century. Graham is the founder of Pitch Media Asia – Asia’s largest Podcast Media House, where he also hosts the Asia Tech Podcast, The Podcast Show and Pitchdeck Asia shows in total producing 500 episodes till date.

Sonny Mohanty

Sonny has been working in the crypto and blockchain space for over a two year now. She has a technical background with a degree in computer science from London and has many years of experience working in Fintech.

Joe McGuire

Session: Fintech & Banking – Bridging the Divide
Fintechs and Banks; Friends or Foe? In this session, Joe will explore the varied approaches being adopted around the world between banks and FinTech companies.

Date: April 25th, Thursday at 9.00 AM

Joe McGuire is the Founder and CEO of emerging Malaysian Fintech MyMy. This is Joe’s second FinTech after being Global Head of Partnerships/Sales at Airwallex, a Sequoia and Tencent backed business who recently raised a B round of US$80 million. A recognized leader with 10 years of experience in the financial sector, he has developed a broad set of skills across sales leadership, capital raising and financial regulation. Prior to joining Airwallex, Joe was the youngest State Manager for Australia’s largest bank CBA, an area covering roughly 30% of Australia’s population. Outside of his core role, he is the head of FinTech mentoring at Australia’s YBF incubator and a regular commentator on all things Fintech.

Zennon Kapron

Panel: Panel Discussion: Entrepreneurship in Finance: an Investor’s Perspective

Date: April 25th at 10.00 AM

Zennon is the Founder and Director of Kapronasia, one of Asia’s leading providers of consulting services focusing on the FinTech industry. Zennon has been involved in financial technology for over 20 years and covers all topics FinTech and blockchain. Before Kapronasia, Zennon was the Global Banking Industry Manager for Intel-based out of Shanghai, China and, prior to Intel, was the CIO for Citigroup Portugal. Zennon has testified in front of the U.S. Congress on issues of China FinTech and is the author of ‘Chomping at the Bitcoin: The History and Future of Bitcoin in China’ published by Penguin. He holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Syracuse University and an MBA from INSEAD.

Rakesh Bhatia

Rakesh is an experienced banker with over 26 years of experience with HSBC – across Asia, UK and the Middle East, followed by a stint as the CEO of an independent Private Bank in India. Having done a variety of global, regional and country roles, his knowledge of the financial services industry ranges from Commercial & Corporate Banking, Trade & Receivables Finance, Investment banking and FinTech in recent years. With his background as an International Manager at one of the most global organizations in the world, he has understood and assimilated different cultures.

For the past three years, Rakesh has traveled extensively across Silicon Valley, New York, London, Hong Kong, Barcelona, etc to interact, learn and gain insights into the trends and growth of FinTech, on its new business models, delivery modes, analytics, data usage, and customer engagement merger and evolution. As a traditional banker, he is aware of the magnitude of disruption caused by new technologies, and understand the significance of a merger between traditional and new businesses to build a powerful hybrid of a future financial company.

Shalini Khatwani

Shalini Khatwani is a results-driven product marketer and digital business leader with 17 years of global experience in consulting, financial services and payment tech. Her experience crosses continental lines with leadership positions in India, USA, and Singapore; her most recent impact spanning 14 countries in the Asia Pacific region. Shalini began her career in consulting where she built a strong foundation of business strategy and executional discipline. She then transitioned to the financial services and payments sector in product management and strategy positions at premier financial institutions including Standard Chartered, HSBC and JP Morgan Chase managing high-value partner relations and portfolio P&Ls. As Head of Debit at Visa, she has been instrumental in the digitization of customer payments for emerging markets, created high-return engagement platforms and built innovative customer propositions. In each of her positions, Shalini has a reputation for being customer-centric, spearheading exponential growth in new businesses and markets and has perfected the art of meeting local market needs with scaled go-to-market solutions.

Aananth Solaiyappan

Aananth is a technologist with a passion for design-led innovation, which he has skillfully employed to build successful businesses in markets stretching from North America to South Korea. As the CTO and Co-Founder, he leads the technology and product development teams at WeInvest.
Before co-founding Weinvest, Aananth was a co-founder and CTO of welab.co, a Hong Kong-and-China-based mobile lending “Unicorn”. He played a key role in strategic business priorities, fundraising US$20 million and actively contributing towards IP development, customer acquisition strategy, risk management and regulatory compliance. Aananth led the mobile banking division for Standard Chartered Bank, and spearheaded the development and launch of Breeze – an award-winning mobile banking suite. Aananth started his career with Oracle and has made valuable contributions to various organisations including Amazon and Sequoia Capital.

Kelvin Teo

Kelvin Teo is the co-founder of Funding Societies | Modalku, the largest SME digital financing platform in Southeast Asia. Chosen as the Top 200 FinTech influencers in Asia by Lattice 80, Kelvin has spoken at major conferences such as ASEAN Capital Markets Conference, LendIt Shanghai, and Money2020 Singapore. Prior to this, Kelvin served as a consulting professional at KKR, McKinsey, and Accenture. Kelvin graduated from Harvard Business School and the National University of Singapore and is a certified Chartered Accountant.

Jojo Malolos

Panel Discussion: Digital Future of Finance

Date: April 25 at 2:20 PM

Jojo is Chief Executive Officer of Wing (Cambodia), a pioneering and leading Mobile Banking and Finance Institution that has the biggest mobile financial services footprint in Cambodia. Wing allows for the use of innovation and technology to give Cambodians, particularly the unbanked, access to financial services that have not been made available to them in the past.

Jojo is an experienced mobile money and mobile payments executive who brings with him extensive Mobile and Digital Financial Services (DFS) experience in emerging markets, working with key stakeholders in banks, regulators, MNOs, financial institutions, NGOs, international development firms, cooperatives, microfinance companies and global mobile money and financial inclusion organizations. He had worked with companies in the Philippines, Latin, and North America and Africa that married technology and finance that are relevant to the poor.

Alex Mashinsky

Alex is one of the inventors of VOIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol) with a foundational patent dating back to 1994 and is now working on MOIP (Money Over Internet Protocol) technology. Over 35 patents have been issued to Alex, relating to exchanges, VOIP protocols, messaging and communication.
Alex is a serial entrepreneur and founder of seven New York City-based startups, raising more than $1 billion and exiting over $3 billion. Alex founded two of New York City’s top 10 venture-backed exits since 2000: Arbinet, with a 2004 IPO that had a market capitalization of over $750 million; and Transit Wireless, valued at $1.2 billion.
Alex has received numerous awards for innovation, including being nominated twice by E&Y as ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’, in 2002 & 2011; Crain’s 2010 Top Entrepreneur; the prestigious 2000 Albert Einstein Technology medal; and the Technology Foresight Award for Innovation (presented in Geneva at Telecom 99).
As one of the pioneers of web-based exchanges, Alex authored patents that cover aspects of the Smart Grid, ad exchanges, Twitter, Skype, App Store, Netflix streaming concept and many other popular web companies. Additionally, Arbinet’s fundraising story was featured as a case study in 2001 by Harvard Business School.

Yai Sukonthabhund

Panel Discussion: Trends in Financial Markets and Services

Date: April 25th, 2019 at 11.50 AM

Yai Sukonthabhund is Partner and CEO of Crossbridge Capital Asia, based in Singapore.

Crossbridge Capital is a global wealth management firm that provides independent and tailored investment solutions to private clients. Yai joined Crossbridge Capital in 2010 to establish the firm’s regional presence in Asia. Under his leadership, Crossbridge Capital has seen record growth in assets under management; and initiated various innovative projects across the region. In 2016, Crossbridge Capital Asia launched CONNECT by Crossbridge, Singapore’s first and largest robo advisory platform.

Carl Ward

Carl Ward is the Group Technology Officer for Accenture’s Global Health and Public Service business. He specializes in framing and architecting large-scale transformation programs for the public sector. Carl is responsible for the business and solution architecture for many of Accenture’s Public Service transformation opportunities, including work in Tax, Human Services, Health, Postal, Police, and Defence. Carl holds a first class BA (Physics and Theoretical Physics) and MA from Cambridge University, UK.

Digital Citizen Services

Carl is working with agencies on the next generation of digital citizen services. Citizen services are evolving to better support citizens through their lives. The next generation digital services will be based on guiding people through life events – understanding their specific circumstances to provide guidance on what services they are either obliged or eligible for – including non-government services. The experience will be through an AI-enhanced chat rather than forms. This will make services more accessible and understandable to the community.
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Kopal Agarwal

Kopal is a techie at heart with 19 years of experience in the financial services industry.
Kopal is currently working in Bank of Singapore where she is the product owner for the Customer Onboarding transformation program. Before joining the Bank of Singapore, she had worked with Barclays and JP Morgan.

Dirk-Peter van Leeuwen

Session: Digital Disruption and Innovation in the FSI Markets

Date: April 25, 2019, at 12:20 PM

Dirk‐Peter van Leeuwen is the senior vice president and general manager for Red Hat in the Asia Pacific and Japan. Van Leeuwen is responsible for expanding Red Hat’s presence, and overseeing all sales, marketing, and services throughout the region.

Weisheng Lee

Weisheng currently leads the financial services practice for Google in Singapore & SEA, working with clients on their digital transformation journeys in both customer engagement as well as internal technology adoption. Prior to Google, he led the DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers business for Asia-Pacific as well as its joint-venture with Mitsui in Japan. Before joining the private sector, Weisheng spent ten years with the Singapore Economic Development Board, leading its international operations in the US and Latin America. He has a B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering from Northwestern University and an M.Sc in Decision & Risk Analysis from Stanford University.

Melissa C. Guzy

Melissa is the Co-founder and Managing Partner of Arbor Ventures. Prior to founding Arbor Ventures, Melissa was Managing Director and Head of VantagePoint Asia, a $4.5 billion venture capital firm based in Silicon Valley with offices in Beijing, Shanghai, and Hong Kong. As a thought leader in the global technology community, with experience across Asia and Silicon Valley, Melissa has been recognized as one of the Top 200 FinTech Influencers in Asia 2018.

Melissa brings with her a unique set of global experience and perspective, with deep technological and innovation prowess anchored in an extensive international network. Melissa is a regular speaker on the Venture Capital markets, Key FinTech Trends, and the changing global landscape.

Anupam Pahuja

Anupam Pahuja is the Managing Director for PayPal India. A PayPal veteran, Anupam has spent close to a decade in the company and prior to taking on his current responsibility was the General Manager of Technology, PayPal Asia Pacific.
Anupam has a wealth of international experience in managing large-scale multinational enterprises having been an entrepreneur himself.
Prior to PayPal, Anupam was the Managing Director for India for a NASDAQ-listed Sum Total Systems, the world’s largest eLearning company. In 2000, Anupam founded MobiApps Inc, a mobile focussed company where he was the CTO and COO and sold the company in 2006. Anupam is considered one of the eminent thought leaders in the payments sector and has received 5 patents for an ‘anti-skimming payments card’ and for ‘smartcard battery charging during card use.’ Anupam holds an ungraduated degree in Computer Science from Pennsylvania and an MBA in International Business from Georgetown University.

Sreeram Iyer

Session: Panel Discussion-Trends in Financial Markets and Services

Date: April 25, 2019, at 11:30 AM

Sreeram Iyer is the Chief Operating Officer for ANZ Bank’s Institutional Banking business. Sreeram is a TEDx speaker and is active in LinkedIn on topics relating to Banking, Fintech, and Automation. He is a PolyFinTech100 mentor and passionate about Financial Literacy for the underprivileged. He received the “Greatest Individual Contribution to Financial Inclusion in Asia” Award (2017).
At ANZ, Sreeram is responsible for supporting institutional business strategies across multiple countries, generating value for customers through Technology and driving Operations in all the regions of ANZ’s business.
Sreeram has more than 25 years of experience; including 18 years at Standard Chartered Bank. He has earned his learning experiences from MIT (Boston), London Business School, Henley Management College (MBA), and from INSEAD. He is also a qualified Chartered Financial Analyst, Management Accountant, and a Company Secretary from India.

Don Cardinal

Don Cardinal is managing director of the Financial Data Exchange (FDX), a non-profit working to unify the financial services industry around a common, interoperable standard for the secure exchange of financial data. Cardinal leads FDX by engaging with the financial services and Fintech communities to develop and implement an industry standard for secure data sharing, empowering consumer control and furthering security. Cardinal has more than 20 years of industry experience in digital banking and financial cybersecurity, most recently as Senior Vice President at Bank of America, where he leads the Ecosystem Trust and Safety team for the Cybersecurity Defense division of the bank’s Global Information Security department.

Jesse Vu

As the principal advisor and founding partner, Jesse’s practice focuses primarily on helping families and business owners build financial road maps that address not only their financial wants and desires but also identify critical financial events that can occur along the way. What makes Jesse’s approach unique is her integrated process that incorporates one’s personal… Continue Reading Jesse Vu

Matthew Nemer, CEO & Co-Founder, Linus

Matthew Nemer

Matthew is the CEO of Linus, a U.S. based startup leveraging Open Finance protocols to provide retail investors with enhanced investment experience. Building on a foundation of capital markets, trading, and corporate finance, he has advised multiple blockchains and cryptocurrency projects. Prior to this venture, Matthew was a Product Owner at Paybear/Savvy.io and Head of Finance for BTC Inc., the parent company of Bitcoin Magazine and Po.et. He holds an MS Finance and an MBA from DePaul University’s Kellstadt School of Business and a BA in Accounting from Rhodes College.

Ben Discipio, Chief Strategy Officer, Bloom

Ben DiScipio

As Chief Strategy Officer at Bloom, Ben DiScipio brings 30 years of leadership in business development, technology, product vision, marketing, and operations. Ben is a co-founder and Advisor for Fundopolis, a broker-dealer working in the growing Crowdfunding space where he was a licensed Investment Banker. He began his career at Standish, Ayer & Wood, a Boston-based investment advisor, completely revamping their marketing materials and technology and helping to point them towards sustained growth. From there, he became a founding member of The Lab, a business process re-engineering consultancy in Cambridge, MA where he served as a consultant and Director of Operations – responsible for all aspects of the startup including technology infrastructure, design, marketing, and client services. He was the VP of Client Services for Vizy Interactive, an interactive media consultancy with offices in NY, London, and Paris. He has served in various capacities with deep experience in technology, marketing, operations, and business development. It is only fitting that his career now moves to the emerging DeFi space.

Leigh Phillips, President And CEO, SaverLife

Leigh Phillips

Leigh Phillips is the President & CEO of SaverLife, a national nonprofit that helps working families achieve prosperity through savings. Since joining in 2015, Leigh has led SaverLife’s transformation from a local direct service organization to a leading financial technology nonprofit. SaverLife’s flagship program, SaverLife.org, now serves over 170,000 clients across all 50 states.

Prior to joining SaverLife, Leigh was the founding Director of the San Francisco Office of Financial Empowerment, spending over ten years in City Hall. Under Leigh’s leadership, the San Francisco Office of Financial Empowerment spearheaded several “first in the nation” programs to increase financial inclusion, such as Bank On San Francisco, the first municipally led effort to bank the unbanked and Kindergarten to College, the first universal and automatic college savings program for public school children.

On the national level, Leigh was instrumental in the creation of the Nonprofit Leaders in Financial Technology Coalition, of which she is an active member, and the Cities for Financial Empowerment Coalition, which advocates for greater financial opportunity and protection for all Americans in cities across the United States.

Emmalyn Shaw, Managing Partner, Flourish

Emmalyn Shaw

Emmalyn has a keen eye for innovative technologies with the potential to upend the traditional financial landscape and strengthen economic resilience. Emmalyn co-manages Flourish and leads investments focused on promoting financial health in the US.

She has 20 years of technology investing experience, working closely with entrepreneurs to build large scale businesses. As a partner at Omidyar Network, Emmalyn co-managed the Financial Inclusion team. Prior to that, she was a venture partner at Oak Investment Partners, deploying over $150 million of capital in companies such as Bleacher Report, Huffington Post, Thrillist, and Demand Media. Before Oak, she led software and internet investments including Tellme Networks, Neoteris, and MySpace at VantagePoint Partners and the Barksdale Group.

Kevin Dinino, President, KCD Public Relations Inc

Kevin Dinino

KCD PR President Kevin Dinino is regarded as a leader in financial public relations and strategic communications. He works closely with his team to ensure all clients receive sound counsel, effective solutions, and impactful results.

Before launching KCD PR in 2009, Kevin served as Vice President of Public Relations for LPL Financial, the nation’s largest independent brokerage firm, where he managed the public relations department and provided strategic communications direction to the executive team. He is an industry and Wall Street veteran and a sought-after source for public relations and marketing insights relating to finance, high tech, cybersecurity, and other related topics. Through his years in public relations, Kevin has developed influential relationships and secured coverage in major media outlets, including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, USA Today, BusinessWeek, and CNBC.

Sheri Fitts, Host, Women Rocking Wall Street

Sheri Fitts

As a leader in financial services, author, public speaker, and podcaster, Sheri Fitts has been a leading voice for women in the financial services industry for over 30 years.

Starting at just five years old, Sheri knew she had a passion for sales and marketing as she went door to door selling her very own homemade rose-petal perfume. Before landing her roles as OCMO for HUB Retirement and Private Wealth and Sheridan Road Financial, Sheri debuted in the financial services industry as an award-winning graphic designer and then progressed to participant curriculum design.

Sankaet Pathak

About SynapseFI:

Founded in 2015, Synapse provides payment, deposit, lending, and investment products as APIs to FinTech companies who build and launch their financial innovations on top of our banking infrastructure. Our mission is to ensure that everyone around the world has access to best-in-class financial products, regardless of their net worth.

Walter Svoboda

Walter Svoboda is the CEO of Wüstenrot Datenservice GmbH. In 2000, as part of a restructuring of the Wüstenrot Group Walter was appointed in the management of Wüstenrot Datenservice as such, among others, responsible for the EURO conversion and the establishment of IT support for various shareholdings of the Wüstenrot group in the Czech Republic,… Continue Reading Walter Svoboda

Viral Shah

In his current role Viral is responsible for providing strategic recommendations to Senior Management of financial viability and evaluation of all decisions, building scenarios, driving governance agendas, operational excellence and recommending actions. Viral is a Chartered Accountant from The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Narsee Monjee College,… Continue Reading Viral Shah

Vikash Raj

Vikash Raj is the Head- Business Analytics and Process Engineering at IDFC Asset Management Company Ltd. His major responsibility in the current role is to run the business analytics platform and identify data led opportunities to accelerate business growth and create competitive advantage over peers in business. During his tenure at IDFC Asset Management Company… Continue Reading Vikash Raj

Tushar Vartak

Tushar Vartak is the Director of IT Risk, Fraud Prevention and Detection at RAKBANK’s Risk Management division. In his current role, he specializes in cyber security and digital fraud prevention that revolve around the fundamentals of Application Security Testing, Security Operations Management, Threat Intel and Threat Hunting. With a specialization in detecting and combating fraud,… Continue Reading Tushar Vartak

Talal S.Al-Sulaim

Talal S.Al-Sulaim is the Country Head- Treasury Customer Solutions at Bank Albilad, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Bank Albilad is a Saudi joint-stock company with a corporate capital of 7,500,000,000 Saudi Riyals. Most reputed Shariah-based financial solutions provider, meeting the aspirations of our customers, employees, and shareholders.
In his current role, Talal is responsible for managing and overlooking Treasury Sales activities including Sales, banknotes, and deposits countrywide.
Talal holds a degree of MBA from Prince Sultan University and a bachelor’s degree from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals. He Claimed the ladder in Treasury Sales field and became the youngest regional head of Treasury Sales in the market with his unique sales skills and deep knowledge of Treasury and derivatives products.
This FiNext Awards & Conference is to be held on the 26th and 27th of February at the Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre. This is the much-awaited conference of the year as it brings together and celebrates the excellence of companies and people in the FinTech sector.
Fin-Tech industry needed space for the smartest, innovative, inventive and ambitious people to connect and create, consequently FiNext Awards and Conference were started as a dedicated platform to serve the needs of the Fin-Tech industry in terms of interaction, innovation, networking and showcasing of the talent.
Two days of celebration of people who have put their lives in innovating, transforming the way how people transact through technology. FiNext Awards acknowledge people who are bringing the future of finance through their persistent efforts.
The conference strives to build a platform for startups, SMEs, key decision-makers, researchers, investors and people from the media to interact and garner meaningful alliances.

Syed Usama Bin Waqar

Syed Usama Bin Waqar is the Financial Controller at Lambert Electromec. Lambert Electromec Limited is a leading EPC company in Africa, with a specialty in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering & Construction. Lambert specializes in executing complex Oil & Gas, Buildings and Power infrastructure projects that require the highest level of technical know-how. Syed Usama is… Continue Reading Syed Usama Bin Waqar

Sunil Sachdeva

Sunil Sachdeva is the head of the Treasury Operations of the Safron group. He leads the trading teams across India, Singapore & Dubai trading across Equity, Commodities and Forex markets, having responsibility for security selection and portfolio construction for the group fund. Sunil Sachdeva has over 15 years of experience in Fund Management and Corporate… Continue Reading Sunil Sachdeva

Sundar Krishnan

Sundar Krishnan is the President at CFM Asset Reconstruction Private Limited. In his current role, Sundar is responsible for handling the entire operations of the ARC including acquisition, resolution, operation, handling NCLT cases, compliance, fundraising, relationship management with banks, NBFCs, investors, clients, and borrowers. Sundar has a degree of MBA (Finance) from Annamalai University, Tamil… Continue Reading Sundar Krishnan

Steven Li

Steven Li Director, Channel Distribution – Aleta Planet Pte Ltd (Singapore) and General Manager – Aleta Planet FZ-LLC (Dubai, UAE). Aleta Planet is an innovative financial technology company, powered by a dedicated and qualified team, that provides state of the art technology and is constantly pioneering new financial solutions. Steven has over 14 years of… Continue Reading Steven Li

Srinivasaraghavan Soundararajan

Srinivasaraghavan Soundararajan (affectionately called Raghavan) is an Associate Member of the Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of India. He is currently the CFO at NKGSB Bank in Mumbai-India, which is a premier Cooperative Bank. He is a versatile banker with hands on experience of three decades in Accounting, Finance, Taxation, Treasury, Risk management, Business… Continue Reading Srinivasaraghavan Soundararajan

Shivash Bhagaloo

Shivash Bhagaloo is the Executive Director – Lux Actuaries & Consultants FZCO, UAE. Shivash has led the expansion of the Lux Group into the UAE. With a growing breadth of expertise and experience, Shivash provided actuarial support to the strong Lux client base located across the region. Shivash acts as Appointed and Consulting Actuary to… Continue Reading Shivash Bhagaloo

Shatha Edrees

Shatha Edrees is the Director-General Management of Finance at Effat University, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and an adjunct lecturer of Finance and Investment courses in the College of Business. Shatha holds an MBA in strategic management from the Maastricht School of Management, and an Executive Masters in Islamic finance from the Ecole Supérieure des… Continue Reading Shatha Edrees

Saurabh Mehta

Saurabh Mehta is the Managing Partner at Gingko Ventures. Gingko Ventures is a parent Company which represents a conglomerate of all business operations carried out by its Subsidiaries and portfolio companies in the printing, finance & consulting, real-estate, e-commerce and warehousing sector. Saurabh is a Software Engineer and Specialized in Finance from Fuqua School of… Continue Reading Saurabh Mehta

Sasa Skrgic

Sasa Skrgic has 20+ years of experience in retail banking with a primary focus on cards, payments and digital business. Sasa is a strong professional with a proven record in development and planning, commercial negotiations, strategic partnerships and turning regulations into business opportunities. After 8 years in international banking of Erste Bank Group, he joined… Continue Reading Sasa Skrgic

Sanjay Jadhav

Sanjay Jadhav is the CEO of a FinTech company and very active within the Blockchain & AI domain. Currently, he is working on issuing CBDC – Central Bank Digital Currency and payment rails for the sovereign nations, enabling the digital economy and disrupting the charity industry. Sanjay has a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, a Master’s… Continue Reading Sanjay Jadhav

Sagar Chandiramani

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] About WorkerAppz: WorkerAppz powers cross-border remittances, that are innovative, real-time and affordable. Encounter limitless possibilities with just one integrated account and a single API. Whether you’re an individual or the fast growing company, we bring payment solutions that help you scale your business, globally. WorkerAppz aims to be the change leaders in the industry… Continue Reading Sagar Chandiramani

Rehab Lootah

Rehab is the Senior Vice President -Retail & SME at Mawarid Finance PJSC. She is a leading business personality in the UAE. She is a passionate, results-driven leader with strong decision making, problem-solving management skills. With over 20 years of overall work experience in the retail industry and Government Sector, 12+ years of work experience… Continue Reading Rehab Lootah

Ravi Hariharan

Ravi is a Senior Director for Retail Banking with StraitsBridge Advisors-a Singapore headquartered financial consulting firm. Ravi graduated from BITS-PILANI with a Double Master’s degree in Management Studies & Science. Ravi Hariharan has been associated with well known & respected Corporate institutions such as Pepsico, HDFC Bank, and Bank Muscat. With over 2 decades of… Continue Reading Ravi Hariharan

Ramesh Kumar Chugh

Ramesh Kumar Chugh is the Payments and Card Expert at FinTech YouTuber. He is a Techno-Functional expert with significant experience and proven abilities in the area of Card Payment. He has been serving the community by sharing the knowledge that he has gained over a decade and providing FinTech services on his YouTube Channel for… Continue Reading Ramesh Kumar Chugh

Prince Thomas

Prince Thomas is the Director of Digital and Innovation at Ooredoo Oman, which is a member of the Ooredoo Group, headquartered in Doha, Ooredoo Oman was founded and registered in the Sultanate of Oman in December 2004 and services were launched in March 2005. As Oman’s data experience leaders, Ooredoo provides individuals and businesses with… Continue Reading Prince Thomas

Philippe Mathijs

Philippe Co-Founder & Executive Coach, Reach Outstanding. He holds a Masters in Business Administration (MBA). Philippe has held senior roles across several global companies such as HP, UBS, Barclays, and Network International to name a few. Philippe also holds a Six Sigma Master Black Belt which he obtained through the Juran Institute. With over 25… Continue Reading Philippe Mathijs

Omar Kamal

Omar Kamal is the Managing Director at Level Financials LLC, UAE. The level is a financial consulting firm that specializes in VAT. They help businesses by submitting their VAT returns whilst ensuring compliance with complex VAT legislation. They cater to small, medium and large-sized organizations from different business segments ranging from manufacturing to the service… Continue Reading Omar Kamal

Nilufer Gunhan

Nilüfer Günhan is the Chief Financial Services Officer at Abdul Latif Jameel.ALJ Finansman A.Ş. (ALJ Finans) is a financial services company that specializes in car loans in Turkey. ALJ Finans serves as a partner of Abdul Latif Jameel owned Toyota, Lexus, and Otoshops (used car brand) distributor in Turkey and provides new and used car… Continue Reading Nilufer Gunhan

Nidal Abu-Maizer

Nidal Abu-Maizer is the CFO of the Saudi Jordanian Investment Fund, a Jordan-based infrastructure fund that is a subsidiary of the Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia. In his current role Nidal is responsible for the company’s financial management, planning, and operations, and also serves as a member of the investment team. Nidal holds an… Continue Reading Nidal Abu-Maizer

Nearchos Petrides

Nearchos Petrides is the Chief Executive Officer of Ellinas Finance Public Company Ltd. Ellinas Finance Public Company Ltd (“ELF”) is a Cypriot public company with more than 20 years of experience and expertise in financing. Nearchos is an Associate Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. As CEO of the… Continue Reading Nearchos Petrides

Nayef Shahin

Nayef Shahin is the Founder & Managing Partner of Metis; Focusing on business development, capital markets, marketing, strategy, and new business valuation. Nayef holds an Electrical Engineering Degree and began his career in the space industry. Nayef has extensive experience in Business Development, Market Entry, Program Management, Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). He was Spectrum… Continue Reading Nayef Shahin

Mohammed AlTunisi

Mohammed AlTunisi is the Payroll Section Head at Saudi Airlines Catering Company. He is a strong professional graduate with a degree of Bachelor in Finance from the University of Business and Technology in Saudi Arabia, Took more than 10 additional courses in finance and Banking. Mohammed has more than 5 years of working experience in… Continue Reading Mohammed AlTunisi

Mohamed Saieed

Mohamed Saieed is the Co-Founder – Sales and Operation manager Potensia systems. In his current role, Saieed is responsible for implementing inbound operation and technology strategies that help his clients increase brand awareness, generate leads, and acquire strategic customers. Potensia Systems is a leading systems integrator in the UAE, designs and deploys industry-specific technology solutions… Continue Reading Mohamed Saieed

Mohamed Jeelani

Mohamed Jeelani is the owner of MultiNet Communications FZE, United Arab Emirates. MultiNet Communications is one of the major sources for fiber optic cables & accessories, structured cabling solutions, enclosures and data Centre cabling and IP Surveillance & Physical Security. MultiNet is known to offer the best combination of products, Customer service and availability of… Continue Reading Mohamed Jeelani

Massimo Silipo

CEO and CFO of an innovative startup in the administration, finance and control field that uses a platform to report directions to directors and managers and I am Group CFO of a venture capital and a fund that invests in digital, AI machine learning , green innovative schools for children and energy

Marios Demosthenous

Marios Demosthenous is the Head of the Financial Risk Department at Trading Point of Financial Instruments (XM.com). Marios has a degree of MSc International Management and Consulting from the University of Reading, and Bank Operations Diploma from the Institute of Banking Studies, Cyprus. As the Head of Financial Risk Department, his main duties involve designing… Continue Reading Marios Demosthenous

Maricar Gonzaga

Maricar R. Gonzaga the Managing Director of CRESCO Accounting Ltd and the President of the Philippine Subsidiary CRESCO Shared Services Inc. She has a solid 23-year track record in Banking, Accounting, Finance and Administration Functions gained from reputed Multinational Companies and a degree of MBA from the University Of San Carlos. Maricar has worked as… Continue Reading Maricar Gonzaga

Majid Altunisi

Majid Altunisi is the Deputy CFO at a prestigious bank in Jeddah. He has a Master’s Degree in Finance and Investment from London Metropolitan University, London, UK and a degree of Bachelor of Business Administration-Major: Finance from the College of Business Administration, Jeddah. As the Deputy CFO, Majid created a comprehensive Income statement to provide… Continue Reading Majid Altunisi

Khadeer Peer Shariff

21+ years of Senior Management experience in high – growth Domestic & International market of GCC, Asia and America’s. P&L management in the high-tech IT industry with solid strategic and tactical expertise in global operations, fiscal management, sales, marketing, new product development, and Financial Modeling.
A solid track record of successes in leading startups, turnarounds and rapidly growing companies and managing contracts worth more than 1 Billion USD. Repeatedly produce sustained revenue and EBITA growth in dynamic and changing markets

Ketan Patel

Ketan Patel is the Chief Executive Officer at CASHe, India’s most preferred digital lending company for young salaried millennials. CASHe provides instant short-term personal loans to young salaried professionals through its smart, intelligent AI-backed smartphone application available on Android and iOS phones. Ketan has a degree of Masters in Management Studies from Mumbai University. He… Continue Reading Ketan Patel

Jaspal Singh

Jaspal Singh is the AVP, Product Owner – Digital Banking at one of the largest banks in UAE. Jaspal has been working as Associate Vice President in the Personal Banking Group on the first-party contract. He looks after the digital transformation of customer acquisition and SME banking as a Product Owner. The primary responsibility of… Continue Reading Jaspal Singh

Jalal Douame

Jalal is a Retail CRM Strategy expert and a product owner of Digital Personalization at Raiffeisen Bank International AG. He holds a degree in digital strategy from Columbia Business school and an Executive General Management certificate from Xavier Institute of Management With more than 14 years of banking experience in different regions, Jalal has always… Continue Reading Jalal Douame

Ishtiaq Ahmed

Ishtiaq Ahmed is the Founder & CEO of irm – M/s. Independent Risk Managers (Pvt) Ltd. Ishtiaq is a Marketing Graduate from PIMSAT, Karachi, and a Certified CII® from Chartered Insurance Institute of London for Insurance expertise and NUST-Oratech (Navy Engineering College, Karachi) for IT proficiencies. Ishtiaq is a result-oriented professional with extensive multi-domain experience… Continue Reading Ishtiaq Ahmed

Govvind Raja

He is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Company Secretary with over 2 decades of experience. He specializes in Business strategy & expansion, Finance, HR & Process. Govvind served in Leadership positions and was responsible for forming strategic partnerships & growing businesses. He was instrumental in growing Etisalat Software Solutions from a 30 member team to… Continue Reading Govvind Raja

George Siosi Samuels

George Siosi Samuels is the Managing Director of Faiabrand Pte Ltd (“Faiā”). Faiā is a professional services company specializing in BitcoinSV integration. George was previously working for a global fintech, with revenues exceeding $464.6 million, where he managed their enterprise communities. He supervised their internal collaboration ecosystem and trained their leadership teams on emerging tools.… Continue Reading George Siosi Samuels

Faseeh Elahi

Faseeh is a seasoned professional with over 17 years of experience across most areas in Corporate and Wholesale Banking, with a larger part of his career leaning towards Relationship Banking and Coverage roles. In his present assignment he works for the Wholesale Banking Group at the Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB). Working closely with the leadership team, his mandate is to deliver on the overall management goals from a Quality Control and Operational Risk perspective. This includes Risk and Control assessment, enhancing the Policies &Procedures specific to Wholesale Banking and taking on special projects as and when assigned.

Farhad Karamally

With offices in Pakistan, Sri Lanka & United Arab Emirates, Farhad Karamally works across the region as an Organization Development (OD) consultant, leadership facilitator & management trainer, helping unleash organisational genius through custom made interventions. His energy and passion to excel is contagious in his interactions, inspiring individuals and organisations to flourish.

In February 2020 he was awarded the Excellence in Finance – Leaders award by FiNext owing to his contribution to organizations through his work as a management consultant with various financial institutions

Farhad uses wit and humor with appreciative inquiry to get results and is renowned for facilitating strategic meetings with management & leadership teams to envision future strategies that are crafted by identifying their purpose. His style and attitude to life is best explained by a comment on Farhad by Ed Scannel (author Games Trainers Play) “Learning is Fun & You Proved It!”. This is also evident in the Business Parables ‘Pukh Theory’ and ’Karahi Theory’ that Farhad has authored

With an academic background rooted in Management Accounting (CIMA UK) and Marketing (CIM-UK) he is a Certified Master Practitioner NLP and is licensed by American Board Neuro Linguistic Programming (ABNLP). More recently he was certified as a HBDI (Herrmann Brain Dominance Instrument) Practitioner. Such blend makes him an excellent choice for coaching C-Suites in a very structured manner of 6-9 months with clearly defined milestones

In his capacity as a Director of Charter for Compassion (CFC) Pakistan, he continues to contribute his expertise for long-term projects that are geared to impact not only the future generations but more specifically the culture today. He has developed a tool that measures compassion in organizations and is leading the Compassion in Organizations space. As a recognition of his work, Farhad is a Fellow of the International Centre for Compassionate Organizations located at the University of Louisville.

As an entrepreneur, Farhad is Founder & CEO Funverks Global, Funverks Media, Co-Founder/Director Navitus, Director Stimulus, FK Squared, The Bottom Line Holidays (Sri Lanka)& Co-Founder Pakistan South East Asia Business Forum (PSEABF) which aims to promote opportunities for startups helping them take business-up. He has also served as a Board Member (2017-2020) of the South East Asian Leadership Academy (SEALA).

Farhad resides in South Asia, alternating his time between Pakistan, UAE, & Sri Lanka.

Fahad Al Fawaz

Fahad Al Fawaz is the Executive Chairman at BayanPay.Bayan Pay is a payment gateway technology capable of meeting the rapidly growing e-Commerce (BayanPay) payments and introducing a consumer e-wallet (BayanPay Wallet).
He is a prominent and highly respected businessman in Saudi Arabia and the GCC region. A successful entrepreneur, dedicated forward-thinking investor and innovator with significant experience in technology and finance sectors, leading both entrepreneurial startups and established companies.
Fahad Al Fawaz constantly aims at making Saudi Arabia’s economy flourish and to offer the world’s best to his fellow countrymen. His experience, dynamism, professionalism and financial capacity have made Fahad Al Fawaz one of the young leaders of a generation at the beginning of an extraordinary transformation of Saudi Arabia via the Quality of Life 2030 project.

Elaine Foo

Elaine Foo is the Co-Founder & Partner of WHE Family Office. WHE Family Office is a single-family office founded in Singapore in 2018. It is a privately held company that handles investment and wealth management of a reputed family with a vision of impact investing and philanthropy. WHE invests in diverse asset classes globally with… Continue Reading Elaine Foo

Dr. Sakir Yavuz

Şakir Yavuz is the President of Perfect Timing Holding.
Şakir Yavuz was elected by the shareholders of perfect timing holding as the 3rd President of Perfect Timing Holding in 2006.
Perfect Timing Holding has a team of experts from the areas of the economy, law, banking, media, and different technology, the founder shareholders of perfect timing holding Inc. have been active since 1954. The company started in the area of international investment. The American, Asian and European partners first invested in their domestic markets in real estate, commodity traders, and various industry participation areas.
Since the 1980s, they have also developed a highly successful investment strategy in the areas of media, industry and banking participation, as in the hotel business. Also, the basis for a major art collection was laid at this time.
The success of the company also developed the field of consulting, as other companies increasingly on the experience of the team also put investors on an advisory level.
Under the leadership of Şakir Yavuz, the company has further expanded into sectors like energy, consulting, media and many others.
This FiNext Awards & Conference is to be held on the 26th and 27th of February at the Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre. This is the much-awaited conference of the year as it brings together and celebrates the excellence of companies and people in the FinTech sector.
Fin-Tech industry needed space for the smartest, innovative, inventive and ambitious people to connect and create, consequently FiNext Awards and Conference were started as a dedicated platform to serve the needs of the Fin-Tech industry in terms of interaction, innovation, networking and showcasing of the talent.
Two days of celebration of people who have put their lives in innovating, transforming the way how people transact through technology. FiNext Awards acknowledge people who are bringing the future of finance through their persistent efforts.
The conference strives to build a platform for startups, SMEs, key decision-makers, researchers, investors and people from the media to interact and garner meaningful alliances.

Derron Leonardo Tio

Derron is the Founding Managing Partner & Co-CIO of Halfort Merritt LLP, an equity research company with an incubator fund employing value, growth and active trading strategies in the pursuit of generating risk-adjusted alpha. Derron also works as an active broker dealing in the private markets, often playing a pivotal role in the financing process… Continue Reading Derron Leonardo Tio

David Strybosch

David Strybosch Founder, Director & Partner Handshake. Handshake is a patented security concept that is set to revolutionize the world of digital security. It is positioning itself to become the preferred method of collecting card payments for all mobile payment solutions and wallets and thus connecting and allowing payments to all global businesses regardless of… Continue Reading David Strybosch

David Smith

David Smith is the General Manager Project Finance, Syndication & Real Estate at Alinma Bank. David has achieved over 17 years of experience in the KSA and GCC markets.He is a financial executive with broad experience in all aspects of accounting, auditing, and financial management. David also has significant experience in originating and executing project/… Continue Reading David Smith

Christophe Derdeyn

Christophe Derdeyn is the Director of Delaware Consulting Asia Pacific, partner in the Delaware International group, a global IT Services & Consulting scale-up. Since 2012 he has been involved in building Delaware in South-East Asia, focusing on back-office automation through core finance ERP implementations and Information management solutions, catering to the manufacturing, oil & gas,… Continue Reading Christophe Derdeyn

Christoefel Champ Chayadi

Christoefel Champ Chayadi is the key member of the International Expansion team of Silicon Valley-backed Circles.life, Singapore “one of the world’s first digital telcos” in the Asia Pacific region including Indonesia, Taiwan, and Australia. Christoefel is also the Managing Partner of inhandsagency.com, a digital agency that focuses on helping SMEs with their go-to-market digital strategy.… Continue Reading Christoefel Champ Chayadi

Chirag Sampat

Chirag Sampat is a Senior Executive with 20 years of experience in Financial Services serving various roles in Finance and Global Markets. Chirag is working as the Head of Global Markets and Treasury at Eradah Capital where he is a member of the founding team setting up a new Digital Bank to be licensed by… Continue Reading Chirag Sampat

Benjamin Choo

Benjamin Choo is the Chief Executive Officer of Assetfort Capital Private Limited, an Independent Asset Management firm headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices in Shanghai, Hong Kong, and Singapore. He also holds the position of Senior VP (South East Asia) of Assetfort Holdings Limited. Assetfort provides advisory and discretionary mandates to high net worth individuals,… Continue Reading Benjamin Choo

Balkrishna Mishra

Balkrishna is a result-oriented finance professional having over 10+ years of experience in core accounts and finance domains spread across varied sectors such as Retail, FMCG, Trading & distributions, BPO, Manufacturing, and Shared Services. He has handled mid to senior-level positions circled around  Finance Business Partnering, Financial Planning & Analysis and Financial Controllership. He positions… Continue Reading Balkrishna Mishra

Balaji Ramaswami

Balaji Ramaswami is the Managing Director of EMPO Technologies DMCC, a Dubai-based Tax Technology company and a Co-Founder of Emtax, GCC’s first home-grown SAAS solution for VAT Automation. As Co-Founder of Emtax, he has been focusing on building a pioneering cloud-based software platform that provides an end-to-end suite of tax compliance solutions for the MSME… Continue Reading Balaji Ramaswami

Ayman Banani

Ayman Al Banani is the Co-Founder and COO of Banani Inc. Banani Inc is a PropTech company that provides a platform to list property for leasing, managing the property , affiliating tenants and for users to view the property online. The platform helps bridge the gap between tenant and landlord.It does so by means of… Continue Reading Ayman Banani

Arsen Sargsyan

Arsen is the Advisor to CEO, RAO Mars CJSC/Sirtonics Armenia. He is an affiliate member of the Institute of Consulting, UK. Arsen carried out various projects, which are mostly related to different Business Consultancy assignments and investment plans development for the international industry and commercial sector. During the past 10 years, he is acting as… Continue Reading Arsen Sargsyan

Angela Shi

Angela Shi is the Chief Financial Officer of Plus500AU Pty Ltd. She has a degree of Master of Professional Accounting and Master of Commerce majoring in Marketing from The University of Sydney. Plus500 is a leading provider of Contracts for Difference (CFD’s), delivering trading facilities on cryptocurrencies, shares, forex, commodities, ETFs, options and indices, alongside… Continue Reading Angela Shi

Amer Al Ahbabi

Amer is a Young Entrepreneur and a Board Member – Director at the IMA (Institute of Management Accountants). He is also the CEO of ITSS (IT Smart Solutions) and Vertix Property Management. Amer is a professional Auditor at the UAE Federal Government and a member of Accountants & Auditors Association of UAE holds a Bachelor… Continue Reading Amer Al Ahbabi

Alexander Wiener-Fererhofer

Alexander Wiener-Fererhofer is the head of corporate customer business services & Director VKB Bank Wels in Austria. He is a certified financial specialist with a doctor degree in corporate finance (Johannes-Kepler-University Linz – Austria). In his current role, Alexander is an expert in corporate finance structures with a proven track record in establishing business relationships… Continue Reading Alexander Wiener-Fererhofer

Akshaya Naronikar

Akshaya Naronikar is focused on the future of financial services, where clients are at the forefront of every decision and partnerships are built on a foundation of trust and integrity. She is the founder and CEO of Iridium Private, award-winning bespoke financial solutions and ‘Growth Capital’ provider to fast-growing companies and High-Income Individuals. Her vision… Continue Reading Akshaya Naronikar

Ahmed Abdelazim

Ahmed is currently leading the finance and strategy of a top-tier non-bank financial institution in Saudi Arabia. His experience, especially as Chief Financial Officer and Strategy Director in the NBFIs sector, spans a wide array of diverse projects in which he has been involved. He is a results-oriented leader with a demonstrated track record of several successful projects and had played a pivotal role in formulating business strategies, introducing new products, and managing financial performance over the past 15 years. Ahmed holds an MBA from The University of Manchester, UK. He also completed several executive education programs at top ranked business schools such as INSEAD, Imperial College, and Cambridge Judge Business School.

Adri Fuhri

Dubai 2020. Leading fintech software specialist e4’s Group CFO, Adri Führi has been nominated for the Excellence in Finance — Leaders award. Führi will being recognised for her significant contribution to the financial sector at FiNext Conference 2020, to be held at Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre. In understanding the complexity of a… Continue Reading Adri Fuhri

Abhishek Parakh

Abhishek Parakh is the Managing Director & CEO of EquityPandit Financial Services Private Limited and has grown EquityPandit into a Leading Equity Research Company in India. Abhishek Parakh has served as the President of The Association of Investment Advisers and Research Analyst. He is also an Elite member of the National Council of Capital Market.… Continue Reading Abhishek Parakh

Abhijit S. Kulkarni

Abhijit is now the Founder and CEO of Wealth Planet Limited. Wealth Planet Limited was founded in 2016 and is broadly known for its unique loss protected fund management service. Abhijit is a globally recognized forex trader, institutional fund manager, and mentor to thousands of traders across the globe. He began his journey as a… Continue Reading Abhijit S. Kulkarni

Abdulmohsen AlBazie

Abdulmohsen AlBazie is the Head of the Structured Finance Division, Samba Financial Group. In his current role at the bank as the Head of Structured Finance Division, Abdulmohsen is supporting clients/companies and the bank to initiate, engineer, structure and participate in specialized financing transactions in the fields of project finance, investment/acquisition finance, real estate finance,… Continue Reading Abdulmohsen AlBazie

Abdullah Alsuweilmy

Abdullah is the Chairman of the Board of DirectFN. DirectFN specializes in providing Financial Technology (FinTech); Financial Content (FinCon) and Financial Regulatory (FinReg) solutions ranging from, Market Information Screens, to Brokerage/Asset/Custody Management Systems and AML /Surveillance Systems deployed in some of the largest financial institutions across the Middle East and South Asia. He also is… Continue Reading Abdullah Alsuweilmy

Abdullah Almarzuki

Abdullah Almarzuki is the Head of PMO at Abdul Latif Jameel United Finance Co. (ALJUF), a closed joint-stock company under license by the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency (SAMA).
Abdullah is a Computer Engineering graduate from King Saud University. He has more than 17 years of experience in performing banking and IT. He is a detail-oriented PMO head and strategic solutions provider with outstanding project management and conflict management skills. He has extensive knowledge of driving solutions that bridge the gap between business and technology with expertise in managing complex programs and multiple concurrent projects.
During his tenure, Abdullah has set up a successful Portfolio Management Office (PMO), successfully delivered projects of more than SR 200 Million, successfully saved more than 20% of project cost and came up with new technologies that improved organization processes like Artificial Intelligence and Robotic Process Automation. He is also responsible for directing PMO teams in developing high-quality programs to solve business problems and provide tangible results for enterprise-level financial systems and legacy workflow systems.
This FiNext Awards & Conference is to be held on the 26th and 27th of February at the Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre. This is the much-awaited conference of the year as it brings together and celebrates the excellence of companies and people in the FinTech sector.
Fin-Tech industry needed space for the smartest, innovative, inventive and ambitious people to connect and create, consequently FiNext Awards and Conference were started as a dedicated platform to serve the needs of the Fin-Tech industry in terms of interaction, innovation, networking and showcasing of the talent.
Two days of celebration of people who have put their lives in innovating, transforming the way how people transact through technology. FiNext Awards acknowledge people who are bringing the future of finance through their persistent efforts.
The conference strives to build a platform for startups, SMEs, key decision-makers, researchers, investors and people from the media to interact and garner meaningful alliances.

LIFELabs

LIFELabs is a FinTech company within the Blockchain & Artificial intelligence space, destined to create a lasting impact on how we all create, store and exchange value. LIFELabs started its journey in 2017, with philanthropy & charity at its heart. They spent a significant amount of time on R&D and understanding the landscape that aligns their vision of bringing digital currency to the masses. They were onto disrupting the fractured global charity industry which paved the path for developing a transactional platform for charities so that the majority of the donated funds reach the needy, faster and with complete transparency.

Handshake

Handshake’s objective is to ‘Uberise’ the global marketplaces by working with Banks, Telecommunication companies, Multi-Level Marketing (MLM) business, Financial services licenses and not-for-profit businesses to enable their merchants and/or organizations to collect payments or link accounts using Handshake’s patented split data and connectivity friendly technology at a low cost and using a simple distribution method.

Handshake combines software and hardware to enable merchants to turn mobile devices into payments and point of sale solutions. With Handshake, payment can be made in person or via SMS without any data or the internet. This enables merchants to take payments and manage their cash flow more efficiently; providing peace of mind to consumers via its secure and globally patented split data technology which allows customers to never to give their full card
(debit or credit) details to the merchant.

Invesbareng

Invesbareng.com is a Digital Liquidity Management Platform that empower people to invest together in any private company across the world with a single touch of a phone. Indonesia as the first market which is launching soon in 2020, Invesbareng.com has successfully raised $50k pre-seed fund through angel round from private investors. Invesbareng.com aims to disrupt the traditional capital markets through the following key USPs: hyper-curated projects, superior and seamless customer

Planner Bee

Planner Bee is an online financial planning platform that consolidates users’ financial data from banks, insurance portals, and investment portals. And users can be guided through the financial planning process.

Made by financial experts Planner Bee came in existence to demystify the process of managing money easily by bridging the gap in digital financial services and bringing financial advisory digital Planner bee translates to a pocket-sized app that can be carried around to ease the processes of managing money-all from the convenience of mobile phone.

Tas’heel finance

United Company for Financial Services ‘Tas’heel Finance’ is a closed joint-stock company that is a fully owned subsidiary of United Electronics Company. Tasheel Finance specializes in providing Shari’ah compliant financing solutions and is governed by the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority.

Tas’heel Finance was established as the first digital platform that caters to the customers’ financial needs in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Tas’heel Finance enables customers to enrich their lives and fulfill their aspirations by providing a variety of financial solutions in an effortless and fast process without the need to have a guarantor or a salary transfer.

CoinDCX

CoinDCX is India’s largest cryptocurrency trading platform and liquidity aggregator, providing access to massive global liquidity from the world’s leading crypto-exchanges, including Binance, HitBTC, and Huobi Global. Established in 2018, the platform is today deemed by many market participants as India’s most trustworthy cryptocurrency trading platform.

AJMS Global

AJMS Global nominated for the Excellence in Finance — Companies award for their significant contribution towards the financial sector at FiNext Conference 2020,to be held at Le Meridien Hotel and Conference Centre, Dubai.

AJMS Global, is a global association of independent accountants, auditors, tax advisors, business consultants and lawyers who work to meet the cross-border needs of the clients. The firm assists the organizations to effectively monitor and manage the risks, ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and expand the business horizon with innovative ideas. Their expertise in an array of services provides valuable insights to the clients which helps them to explore market conditions, mitigate risks and boost revenue.

H-Garb Informatix Private Limited

H-Garb is a global business services and consulting company. It is a specialized organization, that provides complete end to end services in the areas of finance & accounting, structured finance processing, financial data analysis of government entities and knowledge process outsourcing. They provide key support services that an entity would need so that the core functions can be given the attention that they deserve.

Invest19 Technologies

Invest19 is one of the world’s biggest stock investment ecosystems, covering 25+ countries, 45+ exchanges, 2000+ execution partners and 50000+ listed companies. It’s a next-generation tech platform making investment easy, safe, secure and profitable.

Invest19 aims to redefine the stock Investment and change the way people think about the stock market.Invest19.com is the next-generation stock investment and wealth-building platform providing multiple asset-class investment choices to people for investing in financial securities as per their capacity, risk appetite, and time horizon

FALCOM Financial Services

FALCOM’s client-centric managers pursue strategic opportunities using research and in-depth local analysis to create a tangible and result-oriented experience. The bank deploys its resources for a better understanding and anticipation of tomorrow’s needs to future proof the investments and delivers ‘performing ideas’. Amongst many other notable accolades the bank has also won awards of Best Islamic Financial Institutions -Global Finance Awards, 2011 and Best Islamic Fund Manager in The World Global Finance Awards 2011.

ReGal 38I83

Regal 38I83 is a Regulatory / Compliance software for Financial Services. It provides a centralized regulatory tool allowing every member of staff to easily understand what Regulatory requirements they have to comply with by visualizing how all Regulations’ principles are interlinked to each other.

It is a Green Fintech offering alternative financial services based on Green Blockchain and is an expert in Green and Sustainable Economy and developing growth through Green changes, providing long term solutions to fit the needs of the clients.

Lendo

Lendo, is a shari’ah compliant, peer-to-peer (P2P) lending marketplace that helps to digitally pre-finance outstanding invoices for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Saudi Arabia. Their finance platform is a community of creditworthy borrowers and sophisticated investors looking for alternative investments. Lendo products and solutions make everyday business activities easier, more secure and more efficient for both investors and borrowers alike.

Pitch Books

Pitch Books enables companies to present/showcase themselves in the best possible way. They represent valuable and detailed marketing material to prove why they should be considered amongst the wide variety of financing and other sources of capital.

Water and Shark

Water and Shark is a global multi-disciplinary firm of Chartered Accountants, CPAs, Legal and Other Consulting Firms. They provide Tax & Regulatory, Assurance, Transaction Advisory and Business Advisory Services across the globe.

Water and Shark excel in advising global clients on a wide range of issues concerning accountancy and legal advisory segments overcoming any geographical barriers. With their presence in India, USA, UK, Canada, Singapore & UAE they are able to utilize international resources to help clients succeed wherever they operate. Water and Shark and all its member firms offer a powerful range of services and industry expertise to meet client needs – around the globe, around the clock

Eazy Financial Services

Eazy Financial Services B.S.C. (Closed) is an Ancillary Service Provider, Licensed and regulated by the Central Bank of Bahrain. Eazy is a Bahraini Fintech Company focusing on providing Biometric technologies and innovative solutions. Eazy preserves the first of its kind Biometric Payment Network facilitating transactions based on biometrics.

Maxonrow

Maxonrow is a blockchain network ecosystem with its headquarter in Singapore. The company is comprised of dreamers, doers, visionaries, and futurists who want to tackle today’s challenges with tomorrow’s technology.

The company has a team of over 100 professionals working around the globe to ensure that blockchain technology helps people, organizations and countries, in a secure, efficient and decentralized way.
Maxonrow is developing the next generation blockchain network that allows the tokenization of real assets in an efficient, secure, decentralized system. Their cutting edge platform allows companies to tokenize both digital and tangible assets with verified KYC and AML on-chain.

MoneyBoxx Finance Limited

MoneyBoxx Finance Limited is an RBI registered Non-Bank Finance Company (NBFC), providing business loans to aspiring microenterprises through its omnichannel business model. The company headquarters is in Mumbai with its operations in tier II and tier III cities in India. Moneyboxx operates through its branches providing business loans in the ticket size of INR 50k to INR 500k.

Harsh Patel

CA Dr. Harsh Patel is the Founder and Global CEO of Water and Shark. He has maneuvered the company across different countries since 2012 and has paved the way for its establishment in India, USA, UK, Singapore, Canada, and the UAE. Proficient in Tax, Auditing, Corporate Compliance, Real Estate Transaction Advisory, Start-Up Venturing, and Strategic Advisory, he has created the ideal platform via the company for several CAs, CPAs and professional firms to meet at one place and expand on a global level.

Talal Mahmud

Talal Mahmud, CAMS is a Trade Finance, Financial Crime Compliance, and Operational Risk subject matter expert (SME). In a 20 years banking career, with two major international banks spanning 3 continents, he has a unique combination of experience working at the highest levels of Relationship Management, Sales, Risk, Compliance, and Product Management Detailed Background Talal… Continue Reading Talal Mahmud

Nathan McFarlane

Nathan McFarlane is the Founder and CEO of Overseas Filipino specific financial advisory firm Filpera. He also is a Director of a Debt Management Firm and Financial Services Marketing Company based in Dubai. He has been working as a financial adviser in the Middle East for over 5 years and for the past 3 years specifically with the Overseas Filipino Market. Nathan aims to make his company Filpera the go-to place for Overseas Filipino finance across the Middle East and Asia.

Ritu Marya

Ritu Marya is the Editor- in- Chief for Entrepreneur India-Asia-Pacific and Franchise India Media, a group company of Franchise India Holdings Limited. She is the Group Editor and leads the editorial desk which comprises business magazines including Entrepreneur, The Franchising World and Retailer together with the Digital media arm of Entrepreneur.com, Franchiseindia.com, wellnessindia.com, indianretailer.com and restaurantindia.in.

Ismail Tekin, Founding CEO ,The WorldImpactForum.org

Ismail Tekin

Ismail is from London, UK. He spent the early years of his career working within the IT sector as an administrator for global PR, media, technology, financial and recruitment companies. Having left the UK in early 2011 to begin his life within a new sector, hospitality with the focus of new venue openings. In early 2013, having built-up an extremely strong network within the local community, Ismail decided to start his own consultancy, Lambert & Co.

Ksenia Kostina

Ksenia is the Founder and Owner of the Financial Affiliate platform Leadgid.eu. Born in Estonia, Ksenia is one of the few female leaders in Fintech community in Russia. She started her business in 2012 and in 2013 she gained the title of the Best Young Entrepreneur.
Ksenia is also the founder of The International Nutra Affiliate Platform Webvork, investor and co-owner of several Fintech-startups. Ksenia is the chairman of FinAdTech – an International Affiliate Marketing conference in the Financial segment.

Nikhil Sama

Nikhil is an experienced entrepreneur and investor with a demonstrated history of working in the financial services and technology industry. He is a seed investor, and Director, Ocrolus East. Previously he was Founder & CEO of InstaPaisa (acquired by Incred Finance in 2015), Managing Director of Rocket Internet India, and a Consultant with Bain & Co, Chicago. Nikhil has an MBA from University of Chicago, Booth School of Business, MS Computer Science from University of Southern California(USC), and BTech from Delhi College of Engineering.

Rowland Hirst

A guy who grew up in the country, travelled the world, studied a lot, structured complex financial products at a young age, learnt to fly, climbed a mountain, lead a diverse team, built partnerships for a major bank and thrived on Wall St through the worst financial crisis in our life time. With over twenty years’ experience in financial markets he is known and recognized for high quality customised advice to Australian, US and Canadian partners across a broad range of investment styles (global mandates across asset classes). An innovator who is adept to changes in market conditions and the needs of his clients. A relationship builder with investment partners, technology partners, key internal stakeholders and senior management of the top listed companies in Australia. A demonstrated strategic thinker, having authored a strategic paper for the ASX, now pioneering distribution via the digital channel for funds, advisers and public companies. He has a vision for addressing the problem of user engagement in wealth management. He is vocal about the solution as an industry response in the best interest of their members and it is on the company website for all to see.

Kaushlendra Singh Sengar

Stock broker, Investor, Chief Technical Analyst & Entrepreneur who Rose against ALL ODDS

Kaushlendra Singh Sengar is a renowned name today in the Indian stock broking industry today, with his years of endeavor in providing stock market knowledge, insight, training and technical analysis through his different professional and creatively thought out ventures.

Deborah Webster

For Deborah, entrepreneurship is about brilliant people creating value by solving meaningful problems. With a passion for understanding what makes people tick, she’s currently researching and writing a book on the impact of technology and the innovators using it as a force for good.

Raised in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Deborah has experience working across the GCC and other emerging markets. She has a successful track record in identifying high-potential leaders and entrepreneurs, as well as those that are red-flags. Deborah systemised the methodology to help investors de-risk and optimise investments in early-stage and high-growth companies (AMANI™). The most notable example of a company with ‘red-flags’ was Theranos – pre-scandal.

Adnan Ali

Adnan Ali is a passionate entrepreneur and the driving force behind Avanza Premier Payment Services and its flagship payment gateway; “Payfast”. He is working enthusiastically to accelerate Pakistan’s digital payments industry. Adnan has over 18 years of diversified experience in leveraging innovation and technology within the banking & financial sector. He holds a Masters Degree in Banking and Finance and has many accolades to his name, such as launching Pakistan’s first Co-Branded loyalty card with the largest Retail Shopping mall, envisaged the first real-time mutual funds redemption Visa debit card in Pakistan, launched First SMS Banking services in Pakistan, worked closely with Government of Pakistan, Regulators and World Bank to conceive G2P program and set a road map for the Digital journey for the commercials Banks in Pakistan.

Irina Samoylova

Irina Samoylova Kunces, CAMS is a Risk, Control and Compliance SME with over 15 years of global Risk, Control, and Financial Crime Compliance experience in Corporate and Institutional Banking, and Retail and Mortgage industry with Standard Chartered, JPMorgan, Goldman Sachs and Santander. Prior to arriving to Australia, Irina was a Regional Head of Financial Markets, Corporate Finance and Client Segments within Financial Crime Advisory with Standard Chartered Bank.

Abhishek Jajoo

Background

Abhishek is a Partner and CEO of AJMS International Management Consultancy.
Abhishek has extensive international professional experience in Risk Management and related regulations
Prior to joining AJMS, Abhishek was a Partner & Executive Director in a niche consulting firm. Prior to that, he worked as a Risk Manager in ABK, focusing on Regulatory reform within the Banking Industry including corporate governance standards, BASEL II & III guidelines, CAMEL-BCOM Model, etc.
He has also served various leading Banks & Investment Companies in the region and around the world including Ahli Unit Bank, Kuwait International Bank, Boubyan Bank, Bank of Baroda, Genpact, etc.
Over the last few years, Abhishek has gained expertise in Risk-Based Auditing & Supervision including CAMEL BCOM, Corporate Governance standards, BASEL II/III, ICAAP & Stress testing exercise, Risk Policy & Procedures/ Framework

Nikhil Gandesha

Nikhil Gandesha is the Managing Director of Finomni, a consulting firm specializing firm in financial crime compliance.

Nikhil has undertaken several roles covering AML, CTF, CPF and Sanctions in the UK, UAE and Hong Kong. His work included leading investigations, developing intelligence-led solutions to manage and mitigate financial crime risk as well as implementing effective strategies to meet clients’ risk appetite needs. Prior to joining Finomni, Nikhil worked for 2 global banks as well as a big 4 consultancy and has experience partnering with law enforcement, government agencies and international bodies such as the UN.

Suresh Lalwani

Suresh Lalwani is an expert in SME and Commercial Banking space. He has over 19 years of banking experience in UAE with Citibank, HSBC, and RAKBANK and he currently heads the Business Banking Division in Commercial Bank of Dubai, UAE. SMEs are an integral part of the economy and they contribute substantially to the GDP and workforce of the country. Suresh has expertise in lending to SMEs, developing Cash Management, Trade Finance, and Forex products for the SMEs.

Amnah Ajmal

Amnah Ajmal is the Executive Vice President, Market Development, MEA for Mastercard. In this role, she is responsible for acceptance, acquiring, merchants, digital partnerships, strategy and M&A for the region. Prior to this role, she led the North America product organization, based out of the US, responsible for the development and management of consumer and small business payment solutions, including credit, debit, prepaid, small business and acceptance solutions, with a focus on creating sustainable competitive differentiation for Mastercard and its customers.

Peter Tavener

Peter is part of the founding strategic management team at Beehive where he is the Group COO and CFO. Beehive is the GCC’s first digital lending marketplace for SMEs that connects creditworthy businesses with smart investors. It was the first regulated P2P platform in MENA (regulated by the DFSA and the CBB). Beehive has written over AED0.5bn of financing across the platform and has over 10,000 registered investors since it launched in November 2014. Peter is focused on regional expansion and strategic partnerships.

Pavithra Balaji

Pavithra Balaji is the Operational Controller & Tax Leader for the Middle East, Turkey & Africa region for General Electric- Global Operations. In this role, she leads GE’s statutory financial and tax compliance function for the META region, including statutory accounting and audits, tax operations and controllership. Pavithra joined GE in 2010 and has held diverse functional and leadership roles within the GE group in financial systems, taxation, and controllership. Notable is her 3 years as ERP Tax Leader for GE Power, providing tax and accounting expertise in implementing an Oracle-based ERP system across the Middle East and Africa.

Daniel Gould

As a former executive director at Goldman Sachs and now at the vanguard of FinTech, Daniel Gould brings a multifaceted perspective on digital banking transformation along with hands-on experience in launching and managing digital initiatives to drive growth.

Khadeer P. Shariff

21+ years of Senior Management experience in high – growth Domestic & International market of GCC, Asia and America’s. P&L management in the high-tech IT industry with solid strategic and tactical expertise in global operations, fiscal management, sales, marketing, new product development, and Financial Modeling.

Chandru Badrinarayanan

Chandru Badrinarayanan is Managing Partner at ECube Investment Advisors Pvt Ltd., ECube – “Engage and Empower for ESG” – is India’s pioneer investment advisory company dedicated to improving Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) performance across the corporate sector. Prior to ECube, Mr. Badrinarayanan was Country Head of MSCI’s India business (www.msci.com) until April 30, 2019. MSCI is an independent provider of research-driven insights and tools for institutional investors. MSCI ESG Research (https://www.msci.com/esg-integration) provides in-depth research, ratings and analysis of the environmental, social and governance-related business practices of thousands of companies worldwide.

Danny Abla

Danny is a FinTech expert and a serial entrepreneur that feels very passionate about using technology to solve daily-life problems. He currently is launching his 3rd start-up ‘BANKIOM’ a digital bank for millennials and mobile natives.

Muadh Alhusaini

Muadh Abdulrahman Alhusaini is a Co-Managing Partner at Ehata Financial. Ehata is the first independent authorized Saudi advisory house focused on financial risks and derivatives, including policy setting, structuring, pricing, valuation, and hedge execution assistance. Their expertise covers interest rates, foreign exchange, commodities, and derivatives.
After Co-founding ‘Ehata Financial Company’ (regulated by the Saudi Capital Market Authority), Muadh assumed the role of Co-Managing Partner. He is a dedicated business professional with experience in financial risk management and investment and has handled different senior roles at local and international banks in the field of Treasury/Global Markets.
Muadh is a Chartered Financial Analyst who also has a Bachelor’s degree in Management Information systems from King Fahad University of Petroleum and Minerals.

Muadh Abdulrahman Alhusaini is a Co-Managing Partner at Ehata Financial. Ehata is the first independent authorized Saudi advisory house focused on financial risks and derivatives, including policy setting, structuring, pricing, valuation, and hedge execution assistance. Their expertise covers interest rates, foreign exchange, commodities, and derivatives.
After Co-founding ‘Ehata Financial Company’ (regulated by the Saudi Capital Market Authority), Muadh assumed the role of Co-Managing Partner. He is a dedicated business professional with experience in financial risk management and investment and has handled different senior roles at local and international banks in the field of Treasury/Global Markets.
Muadh is a Chartered Financial Analyst who also has a Bachelor’s degree in Management Information systems from King Fahad University of Petroleum and Minerals.
Muadh is engaged in supporting the Saudi Investments industry through active membership of the Investments & Securities Committee at the Riyadh Chamber of Commerce. Additionally, he assumed different board and committees’ memberships at government, public and private entities within the areas of investment, risk, governance, and compliance.

Haysam Fahmy

+20 years developing digital acquisition, engagement and loyalty strategies in the U.S., Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Sub-saharan Africa.

Launched the first digital bank in the Middle East/North Africa, setup digital channels/capabilities from scratch for 3 banks, and guided multiple companies to growth in customer acquisition, mobile usage, online reach, digital adoption, and mobile money.

Developed and executed multi-national digital strategies for Fortune 500 brands: IBM, Disney, Coca-Cola, American Express, Vodafone, Prudential, Ogilvy, Shangri La, and the United Nations.

Holds a Master’s in Digital Strategy & Comms. from Georgetown University & Executive Management Degree from HEC Paris.

About Mastercard:

As a technology company in the global payments business, Mastercard operates the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. Mastercard’s products and solutions make everyday commerce activities – such as shopping, traveling, running a business and managing finances – easier, more secure and more efficient for everyone.

Anne-Sophie Perret

Anne-Sophie Perret has 29 years of experience in finance, risk management and regulatory/compliance and set-up her own advisory firm in 2017, Circe Partners. Prior to this, she held roles in tier 1 banks and big 4 consultancy & audit firms where she led large transformation programs covering risk management, new regulations and standards, and corporate governance. She has experience with handling sensitive stakeholders such as monitors and regulators in the GCC region, the UK and the US. Earlier in her career she was an external auditor carrying out due diligence for M&As and appointed to investigate suspicions of criminal activities such as fraud, embezzlement, and corruption. Her main base locations have been Paris, London, Singapore and Dubai, with assignments across the globe.
Anne-Sophie is a certified accountant, holds an MBA from Neoma Business School and certifications in risk and compliance – CISI, ACAMS, and GARP. She promotes innovation and new technologies and completed the Blockchain Strategy Program provided by the Said University, Oxford. She also participated in the Global Digital Finance AML working group to assist with the evolution of FATF recommendations to cover cryptocurrencies and Virtual Assets Service Providers.

About CIRCE Partners:

CIRCE Partners (“CP”) offers a range of services in risk management, compliance, corporate governance, and financial planning and controls and are partnering with firms to help them grow their business in a sustainable way, optimize the risk-reward equation and protect their franchise.
CP assists businesses looking either for temporary support to address a specific problem or on a continuous basis, from design through the implementation of strategic plans and into the monitoring of the outcomes.
CP believes that good corporate governance is key for firms to deliver their strategic objectives in the long term and make their vision a reality. With their ability to understand the big picture, design simple solutions to solve complex problems and synthesise information inadequacy with the audience, CP have become many firms’ valued partner.
CP has an impressive track record in delivering change, as they have grasped the importance of people as the key enablers to any successful transformation, an aspect that they integrate systematically into their approach.
They also explore new concepts and technologies that can be leveraged to provide innovative solutions and assist firms in the assessment and implementation of new strategies.
Their client base is mainly in the GCC and Europe in the Financial Services sector, with growing demand from FinTechs and RegTechs.
CIRCE Partners is based in Dubai, UAE.

Neeraj Gupta

Neeraj Gupta is the CEO of Policybazaar.ae, which is the overseas venture of India’s biggest insurance aggregator Policybazaar.com. Neeraj envisions fostering a behavioral change in the UAE relating to how finances and social security is perceived in the region by the masses and promote digital channel as the preferred medium for the consumers when managing personal finance.

Furthermore, he seeks to rejuvenate the FinTech ecosystem in the state by offering a robust alternative to traditional methodologies through Policybazaar.ae. Prior to his elevation as the CEO of Policybazaar UAE, he was heading the Motor Insurance vertical for the flagship venture in India.

Aamena Khan

Aamena Khan is PwC Middle East’s Financial Services People & Organisation Leader.  She has more than 20 years of consulting and industry experience, across North America, Europe, and the Middle East. Prior to her current role in Financial Services, her industry experience ranged from aviation, consumer and industrial products, education, and healthcare where she has been retained by CEOs and Boards to advise on large transformational programs in the areas of operating model redesign, organizational design, leadership assessment and development, workforce capacity and capability-building and change management.

In addition to her market-facing role, Aamena is also a Partner sponsor for PwCs Tomorrow, Today program, which is a firm-wide program aimed at rapid digital enablement through world-class development of staff to deliver an exceptional experience for PwCs clients.

She also leads PwC Middle East’s Women in Tech program, whose mission is to develop the firm’s workforce of the future – diverse, tech-savvy and balanced. The program’s main priority is to drive innovation through technology and gender diversity by connecting, inspiring and growing women technologists to become the leaders of tomorrow.

In addition to these internal roles, Aamena has also led the design and development of PwC’s market-facing, proprietary change management and employee engagement platform called Quest, which uses people analytics to predict engagement and attrition, tailor two-way communications and track engagement levels on a real-time basis.

Mark Homeier

Mark Homeier is a business development specialist, with over 16 years of experience in brand development across Greater China. He is currently CEO of Maxonrow a blockchain token issuing ecosystem with on-chain KYC that has offices in Taiwan, Malaysia, and Singapore.

Maxonrow is developing the next-generation blockchain network that allows the tokenization of real assets in an efficient, secure, decentralized system. Their cutting edge platform allows companies to tokenize both digital and tangible assets with verified KYC and AML on-chain.

Ramkumar B.

Ram is a finance thought leader specializing in FP&A and Business Management. He is analytical, adept at ‘Telling the Story’ and inspiring a data-driven decision-making culture.

Ram has over 18 years of experience working at leading multinational banks with leaders and teams across businesses supporting strategy development and executing plans, analyzing performance and providing insights to manage risk and grow revenues, increase efficiencies and manage cost, evaluate capital allocation and improve returns.

Ram is a member at Dubai FP&A Board, Pro bono consultant, AFP FP&A Exam development member, and speaker at Finance events.

Currently, Ram is the head of financial planning and analysis and management information at Barclays Bank, UAE.

Jamie Knight

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Lena Torres

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Colin Wood

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Irma Reyes

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Eddie Cox

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Perry Potter

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Dean Clayton

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Hector Jones

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Etienne Gunn

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Woody Hutton

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Paolo Schmitt

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Tre Flower

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Laurel Rossi

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Miya Sanford

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Ruben Cochran

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Reegan Bruce

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Tommie Schultz

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Kester Devine

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Arif Dennis

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Tazmin Mair

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Isadora Bautista

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Kailum Coleman

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Jayda Hart

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Dvane Walker

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Martha Knight

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Maki Azumi

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Bill Steiner

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Rachel Layrock

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Bruce Lawson

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Jen Kramer

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Joanne Vaniccola

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Alex Castillo

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Lee Byron

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, feugait adipisci nec an, an assum dicunt scaevola eam. Ut mel alii nonumy patrioque, mel te vidisse maiorum. Graecis mandamus ullamcorper pri ut, usu ludus facilisi ea. Tritani senserit forensibus sea et, et nam mentitum prodesset repudiandae. At mea aperiri senserit, amet recteque pro ex, duo ex decore voluptatibus.

Commune salutatus at vim, no has enim appareat splendide, vitae putant cum at. Cum aliquip vulputate expetendis eu. Per clita doctus oblique at, mei ea tota dicit zril, quas interesset ullamcorper in qui. Veritus voluptua vim te. At nec zril noluisse pericula, albucius forensibus voluptaria et mea, eu sit iudico insolens splendide. Usu te latine voluptatibus, tota erroribus sit ad.

Juan Bennet

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, feugait adipisci nec an, an assum dicunt scaevola eam. Ut mel alii nonumy patrioque, mel te vidisse maiorum. Graecis mandamus ullamcorper pri ut, usu ludus facilisi ea. Tritani senserit forensibus sea et, et nam mentitum prodesset repudiandae. At mea aperiri senserit, amet recteque pro ex, duo ex decore voluptatibus.

Commune salutatus at vim, no has enim appareat splendide, vitae putant cum at. Cum aliquip vulputate expetendis eu. Per clita doctus oblique at, mei ea tota dicit zril, quas interesset ullamcorper in qui. Veritus voluptua vim te. At nec zril noluisse pericula, albucius forensibus voluptaria et mea, eu sit iudico insolens splendide. Usu te latine voluptatibus, tota erroribus sit ad.

Amanda Snow

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, feugait adipisci nec an, an assum dicunt scaevola eam. Ut mel alii nonumy patrioque, mel te vidisse maiorum. Graecis mandamus ullamcorper pri ut, usu ludus facilisi ea. Tritani senserit forensibus sea et, et nam mentitum prodesset repudiandae. At mea aperiri senserit, amet recteque pro ex, duo ex decore voluptatibus.

Commune salutatus at vim, no has enim appareat splendide, vitae putant cum at. Cum aliquip vulputate expetendis eu. Per clita doctus oblique at, mei ea tota dicit zril, quas interesset ullamcorper in qui. Veritus voluptua vim te. At nec zril noluisse pericula, albucius forensibus voluptaria et mea, eu sit iudico insolens splendide. Usu te latine voluptatibus, tota erroribus sit ad.

Martin Sutton

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Nullam blandit hendrerit faucibus. Suspendisse hendrerit turpis dui, eget ultricies erat consequat ut. Sed ac velit iaculis, condimentum neque eu, maximus urna. Maecenas vitae nunc sit amet risus aliquet facilisis. Cum sociis natoque penatibus et magnis dis parturient montes, nascetur ridiculus mus. In facilisis mi sit amet metus sagittis rhoncus. Nullam vel euismod nulla. Sed at fermentum lacus. Praesent consectetur, nisi consequat malesuada efficitur, ex odio ultricies est, a dictum metus dolor ut purus. Proin eleifend maximus arcu vitae pretium. Vestibulum ante ipsum primis in faucibus orci luctus et ultrices posuere cubilia Curae; Nunc eleifend, dolor ac laoreet consectetur, magna diam scelerisque erat, nec fermentum est velit et arcu. Morbi vel accumsan metus. Curabitur pellentesque vel lacus ultrices auctor. Quisque vel eros sit amet nulla pellentesque cursus. Morbi blandit luctus lorem.

Joe Armstrong

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, feugait adipisci nec an, an assum dicunt scaevola eam. Ut mel alii nonumy patrioque, mel te vidisse maiorum. Graecis mandamus ullamcorper pri ut, usu ludus facilisi ea. Tritani senserit forensibus sea et, et nam mentitum prodesset repudiandae. At mea aperiri senserit, amet recteque pro ex, duo ex decore voluptatibus.

Commune salutatus at vim, no has enim appareat splendide, vitae putant cum at. Cum aliquip vulputate expetendis eu. Per clita doctus oblique at, mei ea tota dicit zril, quas interesset ullamcorper in qui. Veritus voluptua vim te. At nec zril noluisse pericula, albucius forensibus voluptaria et mea, eu sit iudico insolens splendide. Usu te latine voluptatibus, tota erroribus sit ad.