TBA, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia & Online

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Event Date Tue Mar 22 +03 - Wed Mar 23 +03 (in 2 months)
In your timezone (EST): Mon Mar 21 5:00pm - Tue Mar 22 5:00pm
Location TBA
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia & Online
Region EMEA

With an increase in the number of smart phone payments in Saudi by 352%~19.7 Million in April 2021, the Fintech Market in Saudi is expected to reach transaction value of over USD 33 billion by 2023! Banks and financial institutions in Saudi Arabia are rapidly embracing this digital transformation at unparalleled speed to sustain their business needs and reduce the operational overheads.

The pertinent issues that banking executives in Saudi Arabia face include - changing customer expectations, cutthroat competition, increasing regulatory complexity, the pressure to streamline operations, and other factors are driving the push for reinvention and innovation posed by technology like fintech, open banking, digital lending, payments, evolving cybersecurity threats. What does it take to be a digital leader in these times?

This event is here again with our fully-hybrid summit edition in KSA for the year 2022, which is bringing together all experts of the Banking and Financial Services ecosystem in-person and virtually. So, be the first to witness top-notch and valuable business connections, power-packed panel discussions and insightful presentations.

What to Expect?
• Engaging Content Experience
• Stakeholder and Policymakers Engagement
• Awards Victory Celebrations
• Trailblazing Speaker Line-Up
• Licve Interactive Networking
• 250+ VIP Attendees

Finnovex Will Focus On:
• Saudi Vision 2030 - The Next Ten Years of Dynamic Banking Environment
• Into the wide Open ( Banking) World
• Agility, Security & Risk- For Business Resilience
• The Future of AI and Automation in Financial Services
• Open Innovation & Strategic Partnerships
• Retail Banking and Omnichannel Services
• Unlocking the Future with Digital Identity
• Big Data & Cloud Computing
• Is Your Workforce Future-ready?
• The next evolution of Payments
• Embedded and Invisible Finance - The New Era
• From Cyber Security to Cyber Resilience

Why Attend?
You will get to meet new, creative and inspired people; form strategies you need to grow; network, share ideas and learn new strategies with over 300 of the sharpest minds in banking and financial services.


2022 Speakers

Fernando Plaza
Chief Digital Officer, Arab National Bank, Saudi Arabia

Javier Rodriguez Soler
Global Head of Sustainability, BBVA USA (Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria)

Faisal Saber Al Yousef
Chief Business Officer, Saudi Financial Technology Company, Saudi Arabia

Arif Ahmed
SVP Artificial Intelligence and Analytics, U.S Bank

Nawaf Kably
Chief Human Resources Officer, Gulf International Bank, Saudi Arabia

Abdullah Faisal Biary
Chief Information Security Officer, United Cooperative Assurance, Saudi Arabia

Dr. Ahmed Darwish Elsayed
Head of Digital Delivery, Bank AlBilad, Saudi Arabia

Saeed Assiri
Head of Digital Strategy and Innovation, SABB, Saudi Arabia

Dr. Jassim Haji
President-Artificial Intelligence Society, International Group of Artificial Intelligence, Bahrain

Sultan Al-Hamidi
Executive Vice President, Social Development Bank(SDB), Saudi Arabia

Muhammad Tariq Ahmed Khan
Senior Vice President - Head of Cyber Security, Riyad Bank, Saudi Arabia

Fawaz Al-Fraiji
Chief Executive Officer, Quara Pay Saudi Arabia

Alaa Al-Mashhadi
Chief Business Development Officer, Saudi Credit Bureau - SIMAH

Fraser Matthews
Head of Digital Strategy, Banque Saudi Fransi

Ali Alomran
Financial Technology Expert, Saudi Arabia

Hashim M. Al Tamimi
Chief Operating officer, National Financial Services Company, Saudi Arabia

Mamdoh Alzhrani
Senior Vice President - Cyber Security, technology and technical leader

Eng. Hamza A. Alsaktawi
Head, Innovation and Knowledge Management, ICD - ISDB Group, Saudi Arabia

Amaar Khan
Chief Information Officer- Asia Pacific, BNY Mellon

Sponsors & Partners

2022 Sponsors and Partners

• Microsoft
• Oracle
• EY
• Tata Consultancy Services
• Expo 2020 Dubai UAE
• EDB Bahrain
• Dubai International Financila Centre
• Oxford Business Group
• Rakbank
• Backbase
• Smartstream
• Temenos
• Avaya
• Bankserv Africa
• Be in Crypto
• Comviva
• Consdata
• Daon
• Darktrace
• Fireeye
• Freshworks
• IIB Council
• Infobip
• Infrasoft Tech
• Manage Engine
• New Gen
• One Span
• Pio Tech
• Recorded Future
• Scventures
• Smart Message
• Turb on Omic
• Yethi
• Network
• Arab Net
• Tripwire
• FinTech Galaxy
• Creatio
• Confluent
• Abaka
• Payoneer
• Unlock