500+

Attendees

40

Speakers

30

Sponsors & Partners

Conference Overview


Financial technology (Fintech) is transforming the delivery of financial services across the Middle East. The Middle East is one of the world’s highest-potential fintech ecosystems. Across the Middle East, fintech is driven both by technology-enabled innovation that improves existing financial services, but also provides routes for unbanked populations to access financial services.


Fintech Middle East Summit 2022, a Virtual Expo and Summit under the theme "Future of Fintech in Middle East", will take place on 23rd February 2022 at 10:00 AM KSA. The Summit will feature an expansive line-up of stellar speakers, case studies, Interactive panel discussions, unique presentations providing access to a wealth of industry-leading knowledge, sharing best practices & experiences, spotlighting trends, information exchange, cutting-edge insights, and outlooks with actionable takeaways.


The cutting-edge agenda at Fintech Middle East Summit 2022 will explore trends driving innovation, optimization, and improvement across the industry from Financial Inclusion, Digital Transformation, Digital Banking, Islamic Banking, Payments, Artificial Intelligence, Customer Experience, Insurtech, Blockchain, Cyber Security, Open Banking, Cryptocurrency and more. Stay up to date with the latest topics shaping the fintech landscape.


Fintech Middle East Summit 2022 is the exclusive meeting place facilitating multi-stakeholder dialogue with power packed networking opportunities among C-Level executives, leading Industry experts, decision makers, policy makers and government officials from across the value chain to foster collaboration, discuss current challenges, business opportunities, develop market strategies, share knowledge, and identify solutions aimed at shaping the future of Fintech across Middle East. Our focus is to enable delegates and the financial services industry to find new ways of driving profitability and customer satisfaction through innovation.

Why Attend?


FinTech is becoming mainstream – with more investment than ever before. Meet with the full ecosystem from startup to global financial institution, under one ‘digital’ roof.


FOCUS AREAS


Financial Inclusion

Islamic Banking

Digital Transformation

Open Banking

Digital Banking

Payment

Artificial Intelligence

Cyber Security

Customer Experience

Insurtech

Blockchain

Cryptocurrency

WHO WILL ATTEND?

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Why Sponsor & Exhibit?

FinTech Middle East Summit 2022 is the right place to stimulate collaborations and inclusion of the new technologies. This is an opportunity for Fintech Startups and other Fintech Companies looking to launch new products on the Middle East market.


Sponsoring an event like the Fintech Middle East Summit provides you with a perfect opportunity to showcase your products & solutions, interact directly with your target audience and grow your business network.


Our Sponsorship package includes: a dedicated keynote presentation, inclusion on industry expert panel discussions, pre-qualified meeting package, branding, pre- and post-event promotions, and social media campaigns.









































Revolutionizing the World

Visionary Speakers

Ahmed Darwish Elsayed

Head of Digital Delivery


Bank AlBilad

Abhishek Jajoo

Founder & CEO

AJMS Global

Maham S. Siddique

Head of Global Marketing

Tradewind Finance

Fahad AlEidy

Senior Vice President

KnowledgeNet

Noha Shaker

Founder & Secretary General

Egyptian Fintech Association

Neeraj Gupta

Chief Executive officer

Policybazaar UAE

Suresh Lalwani

Managing Director & Head of Coverage, Commercial Banking

First Abu Dhabi Bank

Arjun Vir Singh

Head of Financial Services - MENA

Arthur D. Little

Surbhi Lohia

Senior Business Analyst

StockEdge

Suji Gopalakrishnan

Senior Vice President & Head Of Business Development

First Abudhabi Bank

Mirna Sleiman

Mirna Sleiman

Founder and CEO

Fintech Galaxy

Dr Jane Thomason

Dr Jane Thomason

Chair Of The Board Of Directors

Kasei Holdings, London

Mr. Vivek Mundhra

Advisor & Board Member

Infinitech

Jil Ebanoidze

Digital Payments and Marketplaces Advisor

Remco Veenenberg

Head of Strategic Relations

Ondato

Amit Malhotra

General Manager, Personal Banking Group

Commercial Bank of Dubai

Yaser Bashar

Director - Corporate Banking Group

Al Rajhi Bank

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Dr. Bhaskar Dasgupta

Independent Advisor

Dr Bhaskar Dasgupta is responsible for market development, new product & eco-system development, developing go-to-market strategies, managing new initiatives and delivering a significant increase in the number of firms listed in ADGM and AUM. Sectors include Exchanges and Market Infrastructure, Virtual/Digital Assets, Digital Banking, Broker / Dealers, Venture Capital, FinTech, Sustainable Finance, Transaction Banking, Commodities. He is also responsible for South Asia as a region.

Prior to joining ADGM in 2019, Dr Dasgupta was the Chief Operating Officer of UK Export Finance at the Department of International Trade in the UK Government. His 25 year career included senior level leadership, business development and transformation roles in investment banking, transaction banking, technology and consulting in firms such as HSBC, ABN AMRO, Citigroup and PwC.

Dr Dasgupta holds a BSc in Mathematics from the University of Bhopal, an MBA in Finance from Indore University, a PhD in Financial Modelling & AI from the University of Manchester, and a PhD in Politics from Kings College London. He is currently completing his third PhD in Food History from Brunel University, UK.

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Ahmed Darwish Elsayed

Head of Digital Delivery

Bank AlBilad

Ahmed Darwish Elsayed With over 29 years of experience working for IBM, Fujitsu, Siemens, Al Rajhi Bank, Alinma Bank, and Bank Al Bilad, Ahmed Darwish is one of the few in the middle east to consult for outstanding results in managing digital transformations and portfolios.

He is the author of the Service Management approach "SLAStand" (2005), PMO Transformation process "PMOTrans" (2014) and the Digital Delivery Operating Model "RASHEEQ" (2019) developed for Fujitsu, Saudi Fransi Capital and Bank Albilad, respectively.

At the research level, he is a Doctor of Business Administration in Digital Government from Newcastle University Business School (NUBS), the UK and the author of the pioneer theory of Intergovernmental Information Systems Adoption.

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Abhishek Jajoo

Founder & CEO

AJMS Global

Abhishek is a Partner and CEO of AJMS Global.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

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Neeraj Gupta

Chief Executive officer

Policybazaar UAE

Neeraj Gupta is the CEO of Policybazaar.ae, which is the overseas venture of India’s biggest insurance aggregator Policybazaar.com. Neeraj envisions fostering behavioral change in the UAE relating to how finances and social security is perceived in the region by the masses and promoting 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, Gupta was heading the motor insurance vertical for the flagship venture in India.

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Noha Shaker

Founder & Secretary General

Egyptian Fintech Association

Noha Shaker Is the founder and Secretary General of the Egyptian Fintech Association and the co-founder and elected Vice President of the Africa FinTech Network – both are non-profit organizations that serve Financial Inclusion and equitable economic growth across Africa, using FinTech and entrepreneurship as means to democratize finance!

Over the past 4 years, both organizations have worked on mobilizing financial industry’s key players to engage I the FinTech ecosystem around the continent.

The Egyptian FinTech Association’s members- include leading banks, insurance companies, private banks , telecommunications companies and think tanks/academia – fintech engagements and activities have managed to position Egypt as a leading FinTech hub in th region in less than 5 years!

Africa FinTech network is the union of local FinTech associations across 34 African markets, mobilizing private sector’s efforts towards achieving a more inclusive financial industry!

Noha currently leads the Digital Innovation efforts for Financial Sector Deepening, Africa. FSD Africa is a non-profit that focuses on building market capacities from regulatory, policy and infrastructure perspective. Through her engagement with FSD Africa, Noha runs initiatives across banking, insurance, capital markets and green finance sectors across key African markets.

Noha is also a Venture Partner in Gobi Partners- the most interconnected Pan-Asian venture capital firm with US$1.2 billion in assets under management (AUM) across North Asia, South Asia, and ASEAN.

Prior to that she headed the Digital Ventures and Strategic Alliance at CIB- Egypt’s largest private bank, and the recipient of the best bank in the emerging markets award for 3 years in a row by Global Finance- where she managed Digital Banking and FinTech innovation!

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Mohamed Al Tajer

Chairman

The CMO Council

Mohamed Al Tajer is a Banking Professional who works at the intersection of Business, Technology & Marketing to help organizations transform & grow in an ever-changing world. He worked and lived in Europe, the Middle East & led teams in over 40 countries across Europe, The Middle East, Asia, and Africa including Fortune 500 companies. These include Citigroup, Commercial Bank International (a Subsidiary of QNB) and The National Bank of Kuwait among others. His experience spans other sectors including FMCGs, Airlines and Retail. Mohamed is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing in the United Kingdom one of 3000 fellows globally and is the first GCC national to receive such recognition.

He enjoys advising in the areas of Strategy, Marketing, Disruption, Digital Transformation, Growth Hacking, Turnaround, Customer Experience, and the use of Big Data. He is also passionate about advising & mentoring businesses including Start-ups and associated with leading accelerators such as Brinc IoT and the DIFC’s Fintech Hive. A regular speaker and business consultant, Mohamad deals with a wide range of marketing topics since he is also the Chairman of the Advisory Board at the CMO Council – Middle East chapter. He is also a Board Member as well as Cofounder and Managing Partner at Taghyeer Consulting (Change Consulting).

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Suresh Lalwani

Managing Director & Head of Coverage, Commercial Banking

First Abu Dhabi Bank

Suresh is Managing Director and Head of Coverage for Commercial Banking, within the Corporate, Commercial and International Banking Group at First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB).

With over 20 years of experience in the Commercial and Business Banking space in the UAE, he has managed and grown sizeable Commercial Banking businesses at multiple banks throughout his career.

Suresh specializes in Trade Finance, Lending and Deposit products and has extensively collaborated with Fintechs to create digital lending products, including supply chain finance, e-commerce loans and digital onboarding. He also specializes in Commercial Real Estate lending and has experience in managing large-sized portfolios, enjoying an excellent reputation in the Business circles and Banking fraternity in UAE.

Suresh has interests in cycling and fitness in addition to playing Djembe in his free time. He is inspired by athletes and embeds this drive into his working life.

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Amine Sabri

Co-founder/Chief Growth Officer

Rocket Science Development AND Medallion associates ltd

Amine Sabri is an award-winning entrepreneur, the current Co-founder and Chief Growth Officer of Rocket Science Development, an AI-focused technology company with offices in Montreal, Los Angeles and Dubai. He is also executive director investments and strategy of Medallion associatesl ltd, an investment and advisory firm with offices in Dubai, London and Kuala Lampur. He is also mentoring and advising several startups in Canada, Singapore, UAE.

Amine has demontred a successful track-record of working whithin financial, investment and real estate industry.

Over a decade working with EY and Deloitte in Canada, he was advising and collaborating with Fortune 500 corporations.

He has a board experience whithin the Canadan retail and banking sectors.

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Jamal AlMahamid

CEO

Palmira Software House

Jamal AlMahamid is CEO of Palmira Software House, Jamal is a digital enabler, he focuses on building clear visibility on organisation’s current and future digital states.

With his deep knowledge and understanding of corporate digital transformation, Jamal helps future-looking enterprises and institutions define gaps in their digital ecosystems; then delivers concrete, tangible plans for digital transformation and enhanced digital experiences.

Jamal obtained an MBA at City University, London, UK and prior to that he received a BBA from the University of Dubai, UAE. During his illustrious technology-focused career, he has nurtured and headed a team that has successfully delivered several ground-breaking projects for notable government, banking and telcos entities in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and beyond.

Jamal’s consultancy experience in turning around numerous organisations as well as delivering digital projects across the Middle East has enabled him - along with his team - to ensure Palmira Software House is the go-to company for prominent entities seeking digital transformation with sustainable results. His banking and investment career also saw him overseeing several M&A prospects. As well CEO of Palmira Software House, Jamal is also Executive Director of Findmore Digital.

His background of successfully building partnerships with global, high-ranking companies which specialise in digital transformations such as Software AG, KNIME, Cloudera and Liferay.

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Arjun Vir Singh

Head of Financial Services - MENA

Arthur D. Little

Arjun is Head of Financial Services - MENA at Arthur D. Little and also a Board Member of the MENA Fintech Association. Some of the key areas of focus for ADL’s Financial Services practices and specifically topics where Arjun focusses includes – Building Digital Ecosystem and Attackers in the Banking and Insurance sector, Responding to the implications of Open Banking and Open Finance, Banking As A Service, Embedded Finance, Digital Transformation among Incumbent Banks & Insurers, Emergence of Digital Currency and Payments Transformation.

For the past decade, he has been actively engaged within the Fintech ecosystem across the MENA Region - as a passive investors, an advisory board members to a number of start-ups and a commentator on the evolving ecosystem.

He was previously the Executive Vice President - Cards and Payments at the Al-Futtaim Group Company (one of the largest UAE HQ conglomerate with presence in 30 countries with over 40000 employees), where he lead the Payments solutions and innovation organization across the Group’s core geographies in MEA and APAC.

Prior to Al-Futtaim, Arjun held senior roles in Management Consulting, Private Equity, Insurance and the Financial Services sector with PA Consulting, AXA, Marconi and GE Capital.

He currently resides in Dubai, UAE with his wife and two young daughters

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Surbhi Lohia

Senior Business Analyst

StockEdge

Surbhi Lohia: A self-motivated, performance-driven, result-oriented, and experienced Business Analyst with 10.5+ years of experience in the Capital market. Skilled in Management, Business Analysis, and Data Analytics having Strong Academic and Analytical background.

Have great Interpersonal & Strategic Thinking skills with a full-time MBA degree from the Institute of Technology & Management, Mumbai, and a B.B.A degree in Finance. I have always led a cross-functional team and love interacting with people and coming up with solutions for adverse situations.

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Syed Musheer Ahmed

Founder & MD

Finstep Asia

Musheer is the Founder & Managing Director of FinStep Asia, which is building Asia’s next generation of Businesses as a venture builder and strategy advisor. Musheer is one of the key contributors in building the Fintech ecosystem in Hong Kong as the cofounder and inaugural General Manager of the Fintech Association of Hong Kong. Having been engaged in Fintech since 2016, he has worked closely with several regulators and government bodies on fintech, digital assets and digital economy policy, providing advisory and delivering workshops on a range of topics.

He is on several advisory boards and a mentor/advisor to several startups, while a regular guest lecturer at many universities in Hong Kong and Singapore. He is cofounder of IndiaTech HK, a platform bridging Indian & Chinese tech ecosystem via Hong Kong and is also the Board Member & Co-lead Islamic Fintech, Global Impact Fintech Forum (GIFT), a leading global body created by global Fintech champions from 60+ countries.

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Suji Gopalakrishnan

Vice President & Head Of Business Development

First Abudhabi Bank

Suji Gopalakrishnan: Distinguished and accomplished Retail Sales & business development professional who develop and communicate sales distribution strategies , portfolio growth and customer retention to accomplish business and revenue goals. Play a go-ahead role in providing direction towards sales process transformation that enable the company to achieve an edge over competitors.

Offering thought leadership in Consumer Banking products comprising Credit Cards, Personal Loan, Banc Assurance Sales, and Portfolio Management , Retention along with a strong understanding of consumer risk management and operations to manage a profitable customer base. Robust ability to leverage knowledge of marketing consumer banking products to promote them across corporate segments while developing business with MNCs and leading local companies through preferential pricing and services.

Currently Managing team of Out bound calling for customer Acquistion, portfolio management and Heading retention for all consumer banking products . Managing large size team spread across UAE.

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Mirna Sleiman

Founder and CEO

Fintech Galaxy

Mirna Sleiman is the founder and CEO of Fintech Galaxy, an open innovation platform that enables open banking and finance by offering a cloud-based innovation platform, an open API sandbox, and a global fintech marketplace.

Mirna leads a regional Open Finance platform, with a vision to redesign financial services with an open API infrastructure that boosts financial inclusion, revolutionizes financial services and provides a standard integration between Fintechs and institutions.

Mirna has more than 15 years of experience in government relations, business strategy, digital communications and journalism.She managed public sector business for Thomson Reuters across 22 MENA countries and partnered withinternational organizations to promote innovation and social change. She spent more than 10 years as a financial journalist with Reuters, Dow Jones, The Wall Street Journal andZawya.

Mirna has an Executive MBA from City University of London in Innovation and Entrepreneurship. She is certified from MIT University in Fintech and ecommerce, and in Digital Marketing and Communications fromColumbia University. Mirna is also certified in Digital Transformation Strategies from Cambridge University.

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Dr Jane Thomason

Dr Jane Thomason

Chair Of The Board Of Directors

Kasei Holdings, London

Dr Thomason is a successful entrepreneur and CEO, having founded and built a $250 million revenue international consulting company, and led Fintech Worldwide to become a global leader in Blockchain and Fintech based in London .

She is a Thinkers 360 Top 10 Thought leader in Crypto, Health Tech and Sustainability. She was recognised in Forbes Magazine (2018) as a leader in Blockchain for Social Impact, and authored the book Blockchain Technologies for Global Social Change.

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Mohamed Roushdy

Founder

Fintech Bazaar

Mohamed Roushdy : Multi-faceted information technology professional with more than 20 years of extensive experiences in different industries and business segments, financial services (conventional, Islamic), conglomerate, real estate, consulting/advisory services and software services, attaining 15 years’ experience as a Chief Information Officer (CIO) and CXO advisor in leading organisations in GCC.
Demonstrated success leading and fostering teams in completing major business and digital transformation programs conforming to unique and challenging goals and timelines while keeping Customer Experience CX and Innovations as a key pillar.

Solid background and knowledge in Technology, different business industries, Financial services as well as strategic management. Charted success constructing the IT organization and systems of four Islamic financial services Banking start-ups in MENA as well the first conversion ever for conventional to Islamic Bank.

Nominated as one of the top 50 CIO’s in Middle East at the IDC CIO Summit 2021, top 50 Digital leaders in Middle East CXO50 by CXO insights Middle east in 2020, top 50 CIO’s in the Middle East by CNME magazine in 2012, and as Manchester Business School Distinguished Ambassador of the Middle East Centre where obtained MBA degree focusing on strategy management. Distinguished speaker at major regional and international conferences about Fintech, Proptech and disruptive technologies Blockchain, AI, IOT and Big Data, as well one of the main Fintech and Digital Banking contributors in the Middle East through TV and business portals interviews, and member of the Arab Monetary Fund (AMF) Fintech Working Group (FWG).

Proven technology leader equipped with advanced communication and interpersonal skills, fluent in both English and Arabic. Technically proficient in multiple back office solutions, core banking, ERP, digital platforms and digital solutions spanning across different industries

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Fahad AlEidy

Senior Vice President

KnowledgeNet

Fahad AlEidy , Vice President KnowledgeNet Saudi Arabia, Holds an master degree in business administration also a bachelor degree in computer science and has more than 18 years of experience in multiple technical and leadership roles across multiple multinational and local companies


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Mufti Ismail Ebrahim Desai

CEO and Chairman

Global Islamic Financial Services Firm

Mufti Ismail Ebrahim Desai is an internationally reputed shariah advisor and investment banker who currently serves a special advisor to various Islamic financial institutions, Islamic Banks, investment entities, and educational institutes around the world. Mufti Ismail has developed various Shariah auditing, governance and risk management standards for Islamic financial institutions and has issued several thousand expert legal opinions (fatwas) with a special focus on Islamic finance and economics. Mufti Ismail has attended and delivered papers at international conferences and has created the first ever Shariah Compliant models for leveraged/structured finance and currency trading.

Mufti Ismail has conducted deal advisory of over 4 Billion USD on a range of transactions including complex mergers and acquisitions, divestments, corporate restructures, bond issuances, corporate capital raising, cash management, derivative, structured finance and IPO/LBO/MBO transactions. He is the chairman and advisor to various banks, financial institutions and global funds. He has appeared on various prestigious media such as Bloomberg and Reuters. The Mufti holds an MA, Islamic Banking, MA, Islamic Theology and BSc Banking from the London School of Economics (LSE) among other honorary academic qualifications.


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Maham S. Siddique

Head of Global Marketing

Tradewind Finance

Maham S. Siddique , based in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates is the Head of Global Marketing at Tradewind Finance, an international factoring and supply chain finance company with over 20 offices in 14 countries.

Ms. Siddique is responsible for leading brand strategy, digital marketing, and public relations efforts to drive business growth and increased visibility in line with the strategic vision of the Group. She also leads creative development and competitive intelligence efforts to ensure brand and business relevance.

Prior to her appointment with Tradewind, Ms. Siddique worked with both local and international financial institutions in the UAE carrying a near-decade of corporate banking experience.

Her alma mater is the LeBow College of Business, Drexel University, USA, where she studied International Business and Finance. She also holds major certifications in Islamic Banking and Finance and Corporate Communications.


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Mr. Raj Kumar

CEO

AInsurtech

Mr. Raj Kumar: Successful Entrepreneur and Domain expert with proven skills of repeating the success in implementing Insurance ERP solutions. Expert in Customer engagement and establishing word of mouth referrals. As a favorite Leader, always available to customers and team members.

Spearheaded Insurance verticals starting from creation of Products with cutting edge Web technologies Quality delivery with aggressive deadlines, Successful project closures and complete account management.

Deep Domain Knowledge in General & Medical Insurance.
Specialized in Financial Accounting, RI Accounting, VAT, AML, IFRS17, Business Intelligence
Technologies used C# .net, Oracle, Web services, QLIK sense
Introduced applications built with innovative ideas, latest tools & technologies, which adds value to the customers.
Over 20 years of experience in developing and implementing insurance solutions for Middle East & Africa market in helping our customers to outdo their competition.


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Mr. Muhammad Rizwan Khan

Associate Partner

AJMS Global

Mr. Muhammad Rizwan Khan , CAMSFCI, CFCS, ICA has contributed in the anti-money laundering (AML) for last 2 decades and relies on his vast policing experience when speaking to various groups. He is one of the innovators of the RCMP’s Proceeds of Crime Program .He is associated with ACFCS as editorial task force member and same time active member of ICA (International Compliance Association ) London and completed combating financial crime from CISI, UK. He has also accomplished International Cyber Certified Professional certificate from CYBINT USA. He attended the Disruptive Strategy course from world best university Harvard Business School with Clayton Christensen for Harness the power of Disruptive innovation to craft winning strategies.

RK believes that in order to be a professional who makes a difference in the lives of strangers, in the job and the field, anti-money laundering (AML) officers must work in true partnership with the business lines— not at odds with them. This must occur in a system where profits do not overshadow proper controls and where generators of a firm’s revenue value compliance input and insight.


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Mr. Vivek Mundhra

Advisor & Board Member

Infinitech

Vivek has been a trusted advisor with over 12 years’ of experience in Strategy Consulting, Sustainability, Corporate Finance, Business Transformation and Program Management across industries like Public sector, Financial Services, Oil & Gas, Family Groups within Middle East, USA, Asia and Europe.

He has worked with Infosys, PwC, KPMG and Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), Government of Dubai. He has advised multiple insurance clients on their long-term growth strategy, product diversification, incorporating sustainability in the business and how to embrace new age technologies.

Vivek holds a MBA from Xavier Institute of Management Bhubaneswar (XIMB), India.


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Mr. Satish Menon

CEO

Remitex Technologies Ltd (DIGI)

Mr. Satish Menon is an outstanding professional with expertise in all aspects of banking, remittance and MSB services. He has a vast experience in setting up corporate systems and governance in Banks and other financial entities

He brings in global perspective in compliance having closely worked with regulators in various countries.
He was heading the Banking and Governance in a leading exchange company in UAE for almost 8 years.
He was also involved in ensuring compliance in other group companies in foreign locations.
He was involved in strategic assignments in a leading Public sector bank with overseas exposure.
He was actively involved in implementing the risk management in the Bank. He was a key official for the exchange and has participated in the discussions with CB UAE

He has skills to develop AML Framework ,Policies and procedures covering the regulatory and correspondent banking requirements

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Michael Pearl

COO

Kirobo

Michael Pearl is a fintech and blockchain executive with over a decade of experience managing teams and projects.

A qualified attorney and former content chief at both Finance Magnates and Natural Intelligence, Michael has driven client outreach, acquisition and retention in the fields of trading, personal finance, online banking and blockchain technology.

Michael eats, sleeps and breathes financial technology.

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Jil Ebanoidze

Digital Payments and Marketplaces Advisor

Jil Ebanoidze: A Fintech leader, NLP coach and a creative Entrepreneur, Guest lecturer. Bringing Neuroscience and Technology together is her passion. A fearless advocate of equality, empathy, sustainability, Inclusion.

Jil brings marketplaces, e-commerce and Fintech together to help companies scale and deliver seamless customer experience while building plug and play eco-system in a regulated environment. She managed global finance digital transformation at eBay and Naspers group and currently serving as an interim Payments Director for Booking .com

Jil is an advocate of Inclusive and sustainable finance. Working in developing countries to help scale SMEs via bringing emerging technologies and democratizing Fintech education while staying engaged in cutting edge innovation in advanced economies. She believes in narrowing the gap between developing and developed world for sustainable global economy. While being a Managing Director of Global Impact Fintech (GIFT) forum (globalimpactfintech.org), she works closely with 500 C-level members to make an impact.

Having worked with over 100 cultures and being a woman in tech Jil has realized the importance of accepting true self and finding a balance which led her to launching Maison AVAZA (maisonavaza.com) - a human development business, that helps individuals realize the possibility and power of revealing their authentic True Self for both personal and professional success. AVAZA's approach promotes personal wellness through look and feel, each expression complementary to the other.

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Remco Veenenberg

Head of Strategic Relations

Ondato

Remco is an Expert in FinTech and Challenger Banks, an Experienced business developer, keynote speaker, and mentor in several FinTech accelerator programs such as Startup Wise Guys. Currently, he's occupied with turning compliance into an advantage core banking with Ondato, a leading end-to-end KYC platform from Lithuania.

Remcofrequently organizes FinTech events on the future of banking aimed at creating a rare conversation between real heavyweights of incumbents, challenger banks, and FinTechs to discuss the future of banking, competition, collaboration, and everything in between.

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Fintech Middle East Summit Agenda

KSA 10:00 – KSA 10:05

Welcoming Remarks & Introduction

KSA 10:05 – KSA 10:10

Opening Remarks from the Organizer

Session One

KSA 10:10 – KSA 10:35

Opening Keynote

AML KYC Compliance in Crypto/NFT/ FinTech

KSA 10:35 – KSA 11:40

Panel Discussion

Future of Banking: Tomorrow will be different

KSA 11:40 – KSA 12:00

Keynote

The pursuit of a common goal: Facilitating greater financial access through experience and collaboration

KSA 12:00 – KSA 12:15

Keynote

Are Crypto and DeFi the Future of Finance?

KSA 12:15 – KSA 13:30

Panel Discussion

Harnessing Innovation for Financial Inclusion (HiFi)


Session Two

KSA 13:30 – KSA 13:45

Keynote

Opportunities & Challenges of Islamic Finance & Islamic FinTech

KSA 13:45 – KSA 14:00

Keynote

How can AI & Blockchain Help with AML & KYC?

KSA 14:00 – KSA 14:15

Keynote

Connected Insurance using Internet of Things (IOT)

KSA 14:15 – KSA 15:05

Panel Discussion

Wonder Women in FinTech: The Importance of Women in Tech and Innovation

KSA 15:05 – KSA 15:10

Closing Remarks

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