Saudi Arabia has consistently seen a surge in the use of FinTech and related technologies during the global health crisis. There has been a rise in the use of contactless payments, and other forms of digital banking channels. The faster adoption of FinTech has exceeded expectations as part of the country’s Financial Sector Development (FSD) programme.
The Future of Fintech 2020, is a strategic virtual platform for exploring the lucrative FinTech ecosystem, the opportunities that it has to offer and the positive impact it has on the financial sector of Saudi Arabia. This exclusive event is supported by Ministry of Finance, Saudi Arabia as a Strategic Partner. The virtual event will showcase, how technology, digitization and seamless adoption of FinTech will play a crucial role in building Saudi Arabia’s economy, fiscal growth and influence the future of banking beyond the pandemic stated Narendra Kumar, Head of Organizing Committee, Future of Fintech, KSA.
This premium virtual conference will host strategic keynotes, panel discussions and case studies from across the globe. Some of the leading thought leaders and luminaries speaking at the virtual event are Dr. Amer Alzaidi, Head of Digital Transformation & Strategy, The Saudi Investment Bank; Abdulaziz Al Jouf, CEO & Founder, PayTabs; Paul Melotto, CEO & Executive Board Member, AlRaedah Finance; Hasan Fardan Alfardan, CEO, Al Fardan Group; Lex Sokolin, Global Fintech Co-Head & CMO, ConsenSys; John Owens, Senior Digital Financial Services Advisor, Digital Finance Advisory Services; Yasser Alobaidan, CEO, Jawraa; Sreeram Iyer, COO, ANZ Bank; Mirna Sleiman, CEO, Fintech Galaxy; Arjun Vir Singh, Head of Financial Services – MENA, Arthur D. Little; Noha Shaker, Founder & Secretary General, Egytian Fintech Association, Vice President, Africa FinTech Network; Emmanuel Schizas, Lead in Regulation and RegTech, Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, Cambridge Judge Business School; Alexi Lane, CEO and Co-Founder, Everex; Helene Li, Co-Founder, GoImpact, GM, Fintech Association of Hong Kong; Manan Qureshi, Financial Sector Cyber Security, Resilience Executive; Dr. Oriol Caudevilla, Management Consultant, AirHelp, Advisor, ixFintech, FinTech Mentor, F10 Incubator & Accelerator; Mohammed Al Shobani, Head – Digital Transformation and Innovation, Tawuniya; Charles d’Haussy, Director, ConsenSys; Omar Soudodi, Managing Director, Amazon Payment Services; Christina Qi, CEO, Databento, Eng. Nizar Almaree, Head of Beehive KSA, Beehive Fintech; John Sharp, Managing Partner, Hatcher+.
The Future of Fintech 2020, will focus on highlighting the following key areas:
- Impact of the pandemic on Fintech and the Banking industry
- Consolidation of financial technologies
- The importance of technology and digitization in seamless continuity
- FinTech roadmap for Saudi Arabia & the region
Join us at the Future of Fintech 2020 Virtual Event on December 21 2020 to engage proactively in unravelling the Saudi Arabian FinTech opportunities and understand the financial technologies landscape. Interact with key stakeholders and decision makers from the financial sector to comprehend Saudi Arabia’s robust foray into becoming the regional FinTech leader amidst the pandemic and how the fintech ecosystem is positioned to grow in the future.
The Virtual event is sponsored and supported by Ministry of Finance Saudi Arabia, Everex, HCL, Amazon Payment Services, Paytabs, Hatcher+, and many more.