Hotel Catalonia Barcelona Plaza
Hotel Catalonia Barcelona Plaza, Plaça Espanya, 6-8, 08014 Barcelona, Spain

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Event Date Tue Apr 2 CEST - Wed Apr 3 CEST (over 2 years ago)
In your timezone (EST): Tue Apr 2 2:00am - Wed Apr 3 11:00am
Location Hotel Catalonia Barcelona Plaza
Plaça Espanya, 6-8, 08014 Barcelona, Spain
Region EMEA

For more than a generation now, banks around the world have been forging partnerships with financial technology companies, attempting to develop advanced solutions that will ease banks’ operations, energize their sales teams and excite their customers.

These machinations have spawned a new industry – Fintech – that is still in the evolutionary stage. As access to and the sophistication of personal technology have expanded, banks have redoubled their efforts, with mixed results, attempting to stay ahead of the technology curve and, probably more importantly, the ever-increasing expectations of their customers.

In the current environment, several essential questions remain unanswered:
• Given the continued demands and challenges of financial technology, who will ultimately take the lead in the banks/Fintech dance?
• Can banks convincingly demonstrate the appropriate technical savvy to their customers that can effectively differentiate them in a crowded marketplace?
• What roles will legacy financial technology providers eventually play as smaller and more nimble competitors continue to proliferate?
• Will there finally be a capabilities convergence of banks (and other financial services providers) and financial technology companies that meaningfully and positively impacts their respective businesses?

It takes an organization with special and significant expertise to properly parse the information and noise in the Fintech space, and produce a clearer path to success for all of its players. Efma, the global and largest network of banks in the world (more than 3000 financial institutions are members, chaired by Citi), facilitates connections among decision-makers in the financial services ecosystem (bankers, insurers, fintech, regtech…), providing quality insights and market intelligence to help financial institutions make the right decisions to foster innovation and drive transformation.

Discover which banks are doing what and with which Fintech, how banks are taking the lead, how other international organizations are successfully integrating new offering and business models in their strategy, together with Fintechs.

We have selected for you the crème de la crème couples Bank + Fintechs, who will share their best practices to inspire and allow you to benchmark yourself.


2019 Speakers

Tudor Avram
Digital Omni-Channel services, Banca Transilvania

Itir Aydogan
Digital Strategy Manager, Turkiye Garanti Bankasi

Barış Bayoğlu
Business Development, Moneymo

Thiago Brandão
CEO and Co-founder, Cuponeria

Vanessa Colella
CIO of Citi and Head of Citi Ventures and Chief Innovation Officer, Citigroup

Ozkan Aykut Demir
Chief Executive Officer, Pisano

Nicolas Devey
Digital Marketing Project Manager, Crédit Agricole Nord de France

Bert Dobbelaere
Project Manager, BNP Paribas Fortis

Dorthe Håhr Dupont
Head of Nordea Ventures and Partnerships CoE, Group Digital, Nordea Ventures

Birol Akan Esen
Senior Business Consultant, ING Bank

Alina Fanatan
Head of Card Loyalty Department, Banca Transilvania

Tashi Gauffin
VP of Commercial, Tink

Elias Ghanem
VP FinTech and Chief new Technologies Officer, Financial Services, Europe, Capgemini

Carlo Giugovaz
Director Council Fintech & Innovation, Efma

Carlo Giugovaz
Founder & CEO, Supernovae Labs

Laurent Herbillon
Director Open Innovation & Startup Cooperation, BNP Paribas

Istvan Kovacs
Responsible for Fintech Partnerships, Raiffeisen Bank International AG

Pawel Kuskowski
CEO and Co-founder, Coinfirm

Fernando Lardies
Head of Network Banking, Banco Santander

Benoit Legrand
Chief Innovation Officer & CEO ING Ventures, ING Bank

Janina Lieser
VP Digital Strategy & Experience, Kony

Ole Madsen
Senior Vice President, Communication & Innovation, Spar Nord Bank

David Martin de Nascimento
Manager of BBVA's Living Lab, BBVA

Eylem Özen Bastürk
Strategy & Business Development Head, Cbot

Grzegorz Pawlicki
Head of Innovation, PKO Bank Polski

Ronald Pieters
Director Retail & Advise, SNS Bank

Matteo Rizzi
Co-Founder, FinTechStage & Venture Partner, FinTechStage

Taavi Rõivas
Former Prime Minister of Estonia & Member of the Estonian Parliament, Estonian Parliament

Renata Talarico Petrovic
Innovation & Research Executive, Banco Bradesco

Guy Talmi
CMO, PayKey

Luc Truntzler
Directeur Associé, Inbenta

Rogier van Beugen
Director Innovation & Venturing, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines

Philippe Van Fraechem
General Manager, North Europe & Worldwide
Programme Director, Efma

Chantal Van Haute
Business Development Manager Trade Finance & Innovation, KBC Bank

Sponsors & Partners

2019 Partners

• Capgemini
• inbenta
• kony DBX
• Paykey
• Pisano
• TheRecord
• tink
• Vcita