The future of financial services and money is being reshaped by the mass adoption of emerging technologies and increase in connectivity. The ArabNet Digital Summit will explore the trends and opportunities in financial technology, banking, and transactional businesses. It will also dive into the transformations created by artificial intelligence, big data, blockchain, and the practical opportunities available for banks and financial services providers.
International Trends in Fintech Blockchain: Practical Implications for Financial Services Shaping Fintech Regulations and Lessons from Sandboxes
The Bank of the Future Artificial Intelligence and Robo-advisors in Financial Services
Alvaro Abella
Executive Director Private Equity - Gulf Capital
Bulent Tekmen
Co-Founder - Colendi
Christopher Kiew-Smith
Head of FinTech Strategy, Financial Services Regulatory Authority - Abu Dhabi Global Market
David Parker
Executive Director of Financial Services - Bahrain Economic Development Board
Deniz Devrim Cengiz
Group Director of Digital Banking - Türk Ekonomi Bankası (Turkish Economy Bank)
Fadi Hindi
Chief Executive Officer - Takaful Emarat
Farshad Nowshadi
VP of eStrategy at Saman Bank - VC at Level39 FinTech-London
Ghela Boskovich
Head of Fintech & Regtech Partnerships, Rainmkaing Innovations - home of Startupbootcamp - Founder of FemTechGlobal
Gonçalo Salvador Fernandes
Vice president IOT M2M - du
Gustavo Montero
Chairman of Agar Development - Former CEO of Standard Chartered Bank Switzerland
Jayash Patel
Head of Liv - Emirates NBD
John Hensel
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer - Securrency
Jonathan Nelson
Managing Director of Hack Fund - Founder and CEO of Hackers / Founders
Justin Hadgkiss
Chief Risk Officer - Securrency
Lisa Nestor
Director of Partnerships -
Matthew Gardiner
Founder - Catch London
Navin Gupta
Managing Director, South Asia & MENA - Ripple
Omar Christidis
Founder and CEO - ArabNet
Peter Smith
Managing Director, Head of Policy and Strategy - Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA)
Raja Al Mazrouei
Executive Vice President- FinTech Hive - Dubai International Financial Centre Authority (DIFC)
Ronit Ghose
Managing Director - Global Banks Sector Head - Citi Research
Shankar Narayanan
Co-founder and COO -
Sridhar Iyer
Head of Mashreq NEO (Digital Bank) and Marketing - Mashreq bank
Stefan Kimmel
Executive Partner Financial Services - IBM
Tom MacDonald
Managing Consultant and Financial Services Practice Lead - Global Growth Markets
Tony Graham
Director, Financial Services Retail Banking Advisory MENA Leader - EY
Zubair Ahmed
Chief Information Officer - Emirates Islamic bank
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