What is Ahead of the Financial Industry? Class A Webinar


Financial technology leaders and strategists will speak on the 27th of May 2020 at the webinar Financial Technology: The Strategy Ahead. Join the event to educate yourself about effective investments, collaborations, and measures that work amidst COVID-19.

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Financial Technology: The Strategy Ahead
27 May 2020, 10:30-12:30 (CET)
ITKM20 (you’ll get a 30% discount from the current price)

You can find the full agenda here.

We decided to outline sessions/discussions that we consider the most essential ones.

The Game Changers: New Technology For a New Crisis You will learn about the key response measures and mitigation strategies implemented, acceleration of innovative technologies such as AI and blockchain in this unprecedented crisis. 
Stay Safe: IT Security Risks What are the main IT headaches? Learn about the brand-new security challenges and maintaining data security when your team is working remotely. The most common system recovery issues and how to fix them. What’s ahead? 


Financial Technology: The Strategy Ahead webinar gives insight into innovative technologies, IT security issues, infrastructure challenges, contingency plans, operational continuity, regulatory challenges, data security, and market analysis.

Join the virtual event to educate yourself about: 

  • the measures that work in the financial industry during the crisis, 
  • how this rapid digitalization has transformed the way business and countries operate,
  • the cybersecurity measures, technical and regulatory challenges to working remotely for employees at critical infrastructure,
  • why agile is now essential for banking,
  • adaption, transformation, and the importance of change – the present and future vision.

Complete Speaker Line-up

As usual, we’re making an extra mile for our readers and present the speakers conveniently linked to their LinkedIn profiles.

If you would like to ask somebody from the list a question or ask for advice but you don’t know-how — let us know, we’ll do our best to do that in your name!

Robert Courtneidge Industry Expert
Peter Oakes Founder & Fintech Mentor at Fintech Ireland
Ritesh Jain Ritesh Jain, COO, CTO, former Global Head of Digital Technology at HSBC
Angela Johnson de Wet Head of Risk for IT Change and New Technologies at Lloyds Banking Group
Pedro de Sousa Avelino Chief Information Officer at NN Insurance
Amit Varma Executive Director, Country Technology Head at DBS Bank
Konstantinos (Kostas) Perifanos ex. Director, Machine Learning at OakNorth
Utpal Chakraborty Head of Artificial Intelligence at YES BANK
Sergio Magalhães Director of the Digital Transformation Office at Bank Millenium
Bharat Bhushan CTO – Banking and Financial Markets Europe at IBM
Elie Beyrouthy Vice President, European Government Affairs at American Express
Denisa Jindřichová Senior Legal Counsel, Licensing and Enforcement Department at Czech National Bank
Milan Kuveljic Head of Quality Engineering at N26 Group
Emilios Markou Co-Founder and Executive Director at Hellas Direct
Peter Thomas Head of Data Innovation at Bank of England
Vishalanand Shah Director – Application Systems and Head of PRIME Production Management at Global Payments, TSYS


You can find the full speakers’ profiles here

The event is held as part of the NPF 2020 webinars. The Nextgen Payments Forum is a premium gathering for senior executives involved in financial transactions and payments strategy, focusing on the future of the way we pay. The webinars are organized by QUBE events, with ITKeyMedia being a proud Media Partner for the series.


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