The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai
The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai, Jumeirah Beach Residence, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Event Date Mon Nov 5 GMT - Tue Nov 6 GMT (about 3 years ago)
In your timezone (EST): Mon Nov 5 12:00am - Tue Nov 6 12:00am
Location The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai
Jumeirah Beach Residence, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Region EMEA

Finastra Universe is one of the anchor events for the Middle East’s financial services market. Now in its fourth year, this two-day event draws together global and regional experts to explore the growing impact of technology on the banking sector and the challenges facing banks as they accelerate their transformation into strategically focused, technologically adept and operationally agile organisations.

More than 400 senior executive attendees are expected to join us this year, from across the Middle East, Africa, South Asia and Europe, to explore the developing future of financial services in areas such as open banking, artificial intelligence, robotics, blockchain, digital transformation strategy and more.


2018 Speakers

Wissam Khoury
Managing Director, Middle East and Africa, Finastra

Eli Rosner
Chief Product & Technology Officer, Finastra

Martin Haering
Chief Marketing Officer, FInastra

Chirine BenZaid
New Venture Development, Finastra

Yasar Yilmaz
Financial Services Lead MEA, Microsoft

Amr El Saadani
MD Financial Services MET, Accenture

Moath Ismail
Vice President and Digital Sales CIS, MEA, Gemalto

Anand Subbaraman
General Manager Retail Banking, Finastra

Mary Connor
Global Principal Retail Banking, Finastra

Bhavik Salvi
Lead Solution Consultant, Finastra

Michael Walker
Head of Sales Enablement – Corporate Banking, Finastra

Jacqueline Morcombe
Global Solution Lead, Lending, Finastra

Boris Lipiainen
GM Capital Markets & Risk, Finastra

Clive Griffin
Director, Retail Banking, Finastra

Akos Turny
Senior Retail Channels Director, Finastra

Igor Volzhanin
CEO Funder, DataSine

Gul Khan
CEO Funder, Fintech Explicatus

Marc Smith
Managing Director, Conpend

Mahesh Nagavalli
Managing Director and Head of Channels & Innovation, First Abu Dhabi Bank

Pedro Porfirio
Global Head of Capital Markets, Finastra

Mirza Beg
Head of Treasury & Investment Operations, Commercial Bank of Dubai

Minali Tonali
Director & Head of Sales & Strategy Global Treasury, UAE Exhange

Sadiq Javeri
Senior Director, Product Planning & Enablement Retail Banking, Finastra

Narendra Misty
Senior Director, Product Management, Finastra

Rohit Prabhu
CIO - Retail Banking, HSBC Middle East

James Greenwood
Chief Operating Officer CBI

Carlos Teixeira
Industry Principal, Global Solutions Consulting, Finastra

Simryn de Jager
Head of Cash Management Africa, Standard Bank

Oliver Reppel
Managing Director Financial Services Middle East, Accenture

Guillaume Spay
Solution Lead, Capital Markets & Treasury, Finastra

Michael Henssler
Head of Treasury & eFX, Finastra

David Wilkins
Founder & CEO of Digecom Solutions and CEO of FinQor Technologies

Dhiren Mehta
AVP, Head of Treasury Sales, Treasury & Capital Markets, United Arab Bank

Marwan Abouzeid
Senior Manager, Solutions Consulting Retail Banking, Finastra

Mohamed Roushdy
Founder, Fintech Bazaar

Mian Muhammad Nazir
CEO, Dar Al Shariah

Ashar Nazim
Managing Director, Finocracy

Anders Olofsson
Head of Payments, Finastra

Sherie Morais
Head of Business Development Transaction Banking, Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank

Mary Ann Francis
Global Head of Strategy and Product for - Payments, Treasury and Blockchain, DXC Technologies

Vinod Bhaskaran
Solution Lead, Derivatives Trading, Risk & Regulation, Capital Markets & Treasury, Finastra

Mitesh Soni
Senior Director, Innovation and Technology, Finastra

Kamran Shahin
VP Innovation, Mastercard

Alastair Lukies
Chairman Innovate Finance and UK Prime Minister's advisor on Fintech

Khalid Saad
CEO, Bahrain Fintech Bai

Sponsors & Partners

2018 Sponsors

• Microsoft

• ITC INFOTECH Bussiness Friendly Solutions

• DXC. technology