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Event Date Wed Apr 20 SAST - Thu Apr 21 SAST (in 3 months)
In your timezone (EST): Wed Apr 20 2:00am - Thu Apr 21 11:00am
Location Virtual
Region EMEA

Without a doubt, the East Africa region has been making significant progress in driving financial inclusion through Fintech and use of mobile technology. It has since become the bedrock of the “Mobile Money” segment of the financial services industry by leveraging these technologies, which has made it affordable and convenient. At the moment, Central banks in East Africa have implemented revolutionary strategies to enable the success of digital financial services. In addition, the likes of Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda have initiated national financial inclusion councils composed of regulators, mobile operators along with banks in an effort to reconcile the cause of financial inclusion.

These varying technologies and innovative solutions across different areas have led to disruptions which in turn have enabled the use of alternate data, peer-to-peer transactions, and the rise of non-traditional players offering financial services. However, the key enabler of Financial Inclusion in the region has been strong mobile and internet penetration allowing services like lending, savings & payments, and personal financial management possible and allowed the FinTech’s to come in with a strong value proposition. What does it take to be a Financial Inclusion forerunner in these times?

Finnovex Topic HeadLines
• Financial Inclusion in East Africa
• Strategic collaborations between banks, telecoms and FinTech’s
• Agile Transformation in banking
• Driving business through mobile wallets and digital payments
• Is it Innovation vs/ Regulation?
• Hyper personalization in Retail Banking
• Microfinance FinTech’s in Africa: What is the next?
• Data Security cyber risk and sustainability in the age of Fintech
• Customer Onboarding in Banks and FIs
• Agent Banking: A new banking model for Africa
• Cloud Banking: Leveraging cloud and data centres for your banking processes
• Building tomorrows workforce
• Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to serve your customer needs

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Meet new, creative and inspired people, and form strategies you need to grow. Network, Share ideas and learn new strategies with over 500+ of the sharpest minds in banking and financial services.


2021 Past Speakers

Dr. Lance Mambondiani
Managing Director & CEO, Bancabc Zimbabwe

Neal Cross
Ex- Chief Innovation Officer, Dbs Bank Co-founder And Chairman, Picturewealth

Thomas Krogh Jensen
CEO, Copenhagen Fintech

Abeer Khedr
Information Security Director, National Bank Of Egypt

Rohit Dhawan
Chief Information Officer, Bank Of Kigali (Rwanda)

Bonaventure Ngala
Digital Forensic Expert, Kenya Revenue Authority

Chresta C. Kaluba
Chief Risk Officer, Atlas Mara Zambia

Stanley Chege
Group Chief Information Officer, Jubilee Holdings

David Gyori
CEO, Banking Reports, United Kingdom

Varghese Thambi
Managing Director, Diamond Trust Bank Uganda Ltd

Dr. Erdal Ozkaya
Managing Director & Head Of Information And Cybersecurity, Standard Chartered Bank, Uae

Koroty Osuman Abakar
Director Digital Banking Innovation, Banque De I'habitat Du Tchad

Faheem Ali
Chief Risk Officer (CRO), Musoni Kenya Ltd.

Dr. Peter Njuguna, Phd
Chief Information Officer, Co-operative Bank Of Kenya Ltd

Dr. Christian H. C. Ayiku
Board Member/ Executive Finance Director, Novacom Group

Baseer Mohammed
Chief Executive Officer, I & M Bank (T) Limited

Hartnell Ndungi
Chief Data Officer (CDO), Absa Bank Kenya PLC

Tejal Dave
Vice President & Head Of Elite, Diaspora And Wealth Management At Sbm Bank Kenya

Pete Novat
Chief Of Products & Digital Transformation, NMB Bank PLC

Wane Ngambi
Chief Digital Banking Officer, Zambia National Commercial Bank (ZANACO) PLC

Agrippa G.r. Mugwagwa
Executive Director - Group Retail Banking & E-commerce, FBC Bank Limited,zimbabwe

Daniel Adaramola
Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), Unity Bank Plc

Cornel Dixon
Head Of Software Sales, Africa, Backbase

Sponsors & Partners

2022 Sponsors and Partners

• Central Bank of Nigeria
• EDB Bahrain
• Expo 2020 Dubai UAE
• Dubai International Financial Centre
• Smartstream
• Abaka
• OneSpan
• Consdata
• Backbase
• Comarch
• Infobip
• Payoneer
• Tripwire
• Coforge
• Vaccumlabs
• Neosoft Technology
• HyperPay
• Newgen
• Oracle
• Comviva
• Daon
• Temenos
• OpenFactor
• Maxut
• PioTech
• Accertify
• Avaya
• Netcore
• Bankserv Africa
• Infrasoft Tech
• Yethi
• Rubrik
• Turbonomic
• Tata Consultancy Services