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Event Date Mon Nov 7 AST - Wed Nov 9 AST (in 5 months)
In your timezone (EDT): Sun Nov 6 11:00pm - Tue Nov 8 11:00pm
900 René-Lévesque Blvd W, Montreal, Quebec H3B 4A5, Canada
Region Americas

This Forum is a must-attend international gathering. The goal is to showcase new global trends in FinTech, new applications of technology for the financial industry, and growing FinTech start-ups. The FinTech Forum also aims to facilitate networking and collaboration among financial institutions, technology providers, start-ups and other key players in the financial services sector, as well as contribute to the visibility of Canadian talent in the field of technology applied to finance.


2021 Speakers

Travis Asmundson
Executive Vice-President and Chief Information Officer (CIO), Farm Credit Canada (FCC)

Rizwan Awan
Head of TMX Markets Products & Services & President, Equity Trading, TMX Group

Chantal Bernier
National Practice Leader, Privacy and Cybersecurity, Dentons

Diana Biggs
Chief Executive Officer, Valour

Angela Brown
President and CEO / Présidente et chef de la direction, Moneris

Ann Cairns
Executive Vice Chair / Chair, Mastercard / 30% Club

Brian Carroll
Vice President Corporate Development and General Counsel, Hopper

Jean-Sébastien Charest
Vice-President, Strategic Initiatives - Information Technology, Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC)

Paul Chilcott
Advisor to the Governor / Conseiller du gouverneur, Bank of Canada

Stephanie Choo
Partner / Associée, Portage Ventures

Anne Connelly
Blockchain Faculty & Author, Singularity University

John Cowan
Chef des technologies et de l'exploitation/Chief Technology & Operations Officer, Payments Canada

Christine Day
Chief Information & Technology Officer, Questrade Financial Group

Jacques Deforges
Chief Executive Officer / Directeur général, Finance Montréal

Carol Derk
Partner and Member of BLG Securities Capital Markets Group, BLG

Paul Desmarais III
Chairman and CEO / Senior Vice President, Sagard / Power Corporation du Canada

Oumar Diallo
Directeur, Fintech et Innovation/Director, Fintech & Innovation, Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF)

Johanne Duhaime
Executive Vice-President, Information Technology / Première vice-présidente, Technologies de l'information Desjardins Group

Jerome Dwight
President, Brane

Layial El-Hadi
Director, Fintech Cadence

Adam Evans
Vice President, Cyber Operations and Chief Information Security Officer, RBC

Jack Fraser
Partner, Growth Venture Co-Investment Fund, Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC)

Debbie Gamble
Chief Officer Innovation Labs & New Ventures / Responsable en chef, Laboratoires d’innovation et Nouvelles entreprises, Interac

Bernard Gavgani
Chief Information Officer / Directeur des Systèmes d'Information, BNP Paribas

Eric Girard
Finance Minister / Ministre des Finances du Québec

Andrea Gorog
Vice President, Fusion and TI&I GRC, Enterprise Security, Architecture, Analytics & Fraud (ESAAF), Technology, Infrastructure and Innovation, CIBC

Nancy Goudreau
Regional Director and Executive Sponsor, Client Diversity, Quebec and Atlantic, Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC)

Richard Guay
Professor of Finance & Holder of the AMF-Fintech Finance Montréal Chair / Professeur titulaire de finance et titulaire de la Chaire Fintech - AMF Finance Montréal, ESG-UQAM

Diana Halder
Partner, EY

Andrew Hanff
Partner & VP, Head of Banking and Financial Services Consulting, Canada

Matt Harris
Partner, Bain Capital Ventures

Peter Hazlehurst
Co-Founder and CEO, Synctera

Michael Katchen
Founder and CEO, Wealthsimple

Elisabeth Laett
Managing Partner, Holt Xchange

Francois Lafortune
Co-Founder and CEO, Diagram

Nathalie Larue
Première vice-présidente Stratégie, Marketing et Services aux particuliers, Mouvement Desjardins

Tevi Legge
Vice President & Head of Digital Product, ATB Financial

Julie Lévesque
Executive Vice President Technology (CIO), Banque Nationale

Laviva Mazhar
Investment Associate, Luge Capital

Jennifer McDonald
COO, Moka Financial Technologies Inc

Mathew Mehrotra
Chief Digital Officer, BMO Financial Group

Carl-Edwin Michel
Master of Ceremonies / Maître de cérémonies, Northern Arena

Yuko Naka
Regional Vice President, Customer Success, Backbase

Olivier Nautet
Group Chief Information Security Officer & Head IT Risk Management, BNP

Kaz Nejatian
Vice-President, Merchant Services, Shopify

Max Nokhrin
Canada Partnerships Lead, Xero

Jane Percival
Chief Privacy Officer & Associate General Counsel, Legal & Regulatory Compliance, BMO Financial Group

Ravy Por
Executive Director, Artificial Intelligence and Emerging Technology, KPMG

Charles Richard
Vice-President, Consulting Services / Vice Président, Services Consultatifs, CGI

Neil Ringwood
Executive Consultant, Counter Fraud and Financial Crime, IBM

Todd Roberts
Partner, Consulting, Deloitte

Eric Sager
Chief Operating Officer, Plaid

Della Shea
Vice President, Privacy & Data Governance, Chief Privacy Officer Symcor

Eric Shoykhet
CEO and Founder, Atom Finance

David Souaid
Chief Revenue Officer, OnDeck Canada

Elizabeth Stark
Co-founder and CEO, Lightning Labs

Alexandre Synnett
Premier vice-président et chef des Technologies/Executive Vice-President and CTO, CDPQ

Monika Tamber
Director, Security Governance; Top 20 women in cyber security, Payments Canada

Jennifer Tramontana
President, The Fletcher Group

Ali Varshovi
Partner, EY

Neil Wechsler
CEO, OnDeck

John Wiethorn
Financial Crime Oversight Lead for North America, WISE

Chris Yeh
General Partner, Blitzscaling Ventures

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Sponsors

• Portgage Ventures
• EY
• Ondeck
• Brane
• National Bank
• BNP Paribas
• Bdc
• Backbase
• Autorite Des Marches Financiers
• Deloitte
• Desjardins
• Societe Generale
• Quebec
• Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton
• Accenture
• Croesus
• Fasken
• iA Financial Group
• Broadridge
• Maples Group
• Cognizant
• Fintech Montreal