Here East
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Event Date Tue Oct 30 HKT - Wed Oct 31 HKT (about 3 years ago)
In your timezone (EST): Tue Oct 30 12:00am - Wed Oct 31 12:00am
Location Here East
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park London E20 3BS, UK
Region APAC

We’re excited to announce the first of our FinTECHTalents speakers featuring the best of UK and European financial services, fintech & tech. Over 100+ experts and creators will be sharing their knowledge as part of the event. FinTECHTalents will bring together the dreamers and doers, over beer and live music, who are reshaping financial services for the 21st century.


2018 Speakers

Sue Black OBE
Technology Evangelist, UK Government Strategic Advisor, Professional Speaker, Author

Diana Biggs
Head of Digital Innovation, HSBC

Claire Calmejane
Chief Innovation Officer, Société Générale

Ceri Godwin
CIO, Santander UK

Mike Warriner
Digital CIO, HSBC

Joerg Guenther
Chief Information Officer C&IS, Northern Trust

Pol Navarro
Digital Director, TSB

Liesl Bebb-McKay
Head of the Foundery - RMB's Innovation R&D unit, Rand Merchant Bank

Kirsty Rutter
Chief Innovation Officer UK, Barclays

Mitesh Soni
Senior Director - Innovation and Fintech, Finastra

Ilka Dunne
Leadership and culture, Rand Merchant Bank

Lesley Tully
Head of Design Thinking, Bank of Ireland

Dean Butler
Head of innovation, Prudential

Derek Smith
Protection Engineering Lead, Lloyds Banking Group

Neil Bage
Founder / Director of R&D, Be-IQ

Jack Parsons
CEO, Big Youth Group

Emily Reid
Partner, Hogan Lovells

Dylan Berthier
Global Director; Innovation, Future of Work & Culture, Travelex

Christer Holloman
CEO and Co-founder, Divido

John Salmon
Partner, Hogan Lovells

Philip Treleaven
Professor of Computing, UCL

Rodrigo Mazorra Blanco
CEO, Refineryy Ltd.

Gareth Williams
Founder, YellowDog

Bart Vanhaeren
CEO & Co-founder, Investsuite

Bertrand MUNIER
CEO, Riskinnov Ltd.

Christoph Drescher
CEO, DealMatrix GmbH

Liz Hartley
Head Of Customer Experience, Barclaycard

Katalin Kauzli
Co-Founder, Charlie India

Nina Mohanty
Business Development, Partnerships & Network, Bud

Ashleigh Ainsley
Co-founder, Colorintech

William Hackett
Business Development, VP, Pushfor

Liz Lumley
Director of FinTech, VC Innovations

Rob McInerney
CEO, Intelligent Layer

Emma Steeley
CEO, AccountScore

Matt Bunn
Partner & co-founder of Capita Scaling Partner, Capita

stephen ingledew
Chief Executive, FinTech Scotland

Ganna Pogrebna
Professor of Behavioral Economics and Data Science Fellow at the Alan Turing Institute, University of Birmingham

Terry Cordeiro
Head of Product Management - Applied Science and Intelligent Products, Lloyds Banking Group

Paul Wilshaw
Creative Consultant, Paul Wilshaw

Claudia Coppenolle
Director, Deutsche Bank

Sean Farrington
SVP Sales, Pluralsight

Iain Clacher
Associate Professor, University of Leeds

Riam Kanso
Head of Student Entrepreneurship | UCL Faculty of Engineering, UCL

Sharon O’Dea
Founder, Lithos Partners

Martijn Moerbeek
Group Digital & Innovation Strategy Director, Legal & General

Hamza Khan
Founder and CEO, Suburbia

Christoffer Andvig
CEO & Co-founder, Neonomics

Franck Vialaron
Partner (co-founder), Expand Research

Virginie O'Shea
Research director, Aite Group

Ghanshyam Patil
Product Manager Digital Theme Lead – Blockchain, AXA XL, a division of AXA

Lucy Woolfenden
Marketing Director, Yolt

Wincie Wong
Head of Innovation for Supply Chain Services, RBS

Sian Williams
Director, Financial Health Exchange at Toynbee Hall

Johanna Pugh
Global Head Solution Consulting, Finastra

Chirine Bourgerie
New Venture Development Manager, Finastra

Adam Moulson
Chief Customer Officer, Form3

Ilyas Vali
Co-Founder, rLoop

Asif Faruque
Head of Content, Level39

Yehuda Dayan
Co-Head of Research Innovation Lab | Manager of Big Data Analytics Program, Citi

Meaghan Johnson
CX and Innovation, Digital Magss

Lisa Moyle
Director of Strategy, VC Innovations

Ellie Brown
Digital Technology Apprentice, Santander

Libby Wood
Lead Programme Manager, Entrepreneurship Centre- Saïd Business School

Christopher Leung
Lecturer, University College London

Karan Jain
Head of Technology, Europe and America, Westpac Group

Elspeth Coates
Head of Enterprise Partnerships, Makers Academy

Antonio Gomez Sotelo
RegTech Transformation Lead, Santander UK

Sophie Peacock
MSc in Data Science and Machine Learning, UCL

Harriet Allner
Fintech SAM, Common Industry

Russell Fisher
Head of Ventures, Nationwide Building Society

Vivek Madlani
Cofounder and CEO,

Gediminas Ratkevicius
CEO & Co-Founder, iDenfy

Antonio Virzì
CEO, biid

Diane Joyce
Technology Owner, Post Office Identity Services

Chris Wilkinson
Head of Digital Strategy at Metro Bank, Metro Bank

Beatrice Giribaldi Groak
Senior Client Manager, Digitalis Reputation

Anindya Bhattacharyya
Software Engineer, PensionBee

Pam Bateson
CEO, Thrive Partners Ltd

Igor Volzhanin
CEO, DataSine

Teana Baker-Taylor
Advisory Council Member, Global Digital Finance

Matthew Addison
CEO, StepLadder

Jeremy Nicholds
CEO, Judopay

Chris West
Head of Cloud Adoption, Travelex

Ben Towers
Entrepreneur, ARB

Gregoire Michel
Lead - Fintech and Insurtech, Tech Nation

Peter O'Hanlon
Head of Group Corporate Treasury Technology, Lloyds Banking Group

Valentina Kristensen, CIR, ACIPR
Director, Growth & Communications, OakNorth

Kelvin Leong
Principal Lecturer & Professional Lead (Finance), Glyndwr University

Rosa Morgan-Baker
Head of Partnerships, The Brokerage

David Young
Director of Customer Experience, Metro Bank

Suren Siva
Director - Strategy & Innovation, Credit Suisse

Claire Harvey
CEO, Diversity Role Models

Christian A. Bacher
Co-Founder & CEO, Jaroona

Sumesh Vijayakumar, Cert CII
Business Process Analyst, Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS)

Tom Seaton
Director, Crate Brewery

Lianna Brinded
Head of UK, Yahoo Finance

Gwen Rhys
Founder, Women in the City

Lex Sokolin
Global Director Fintech Strategy & Partner, Autonomous Research

Kevin Lee
Executive Director & Vice President, Head of Design EMEA, Visa

Secret Shopper
Innovation Super Star, Bank, Financial Institution, Investor

Larry Potter
Chief Risk Officer, Starling Bank

Charlotte Crosswell
CEO, Innovate Finance

Russell Gundry
Head of Innovation Strategy, Plexal

Elad Schulman
CEO, Seagasec

Oliver Berchtold
Co-Founder & CPO, Yukka Lab

Kaustav Bhattacharya
Executive Director, Technology, R/GA

Denise Hudson Lawson
Advanced solutions architect, Pluralsight

Emily Watt
Strategic Development Manager, Deutsche Bank Innovation Labs

Ryan Edwards-Pritchard
Managing Director, Funding Options

Neil Ainger
Research Manager, Corporate Banking, IDC

Emily Nicolle
Technology Reporter, City A.M.

Yenny Otero
Head Of Design, TSB Bank

Charles Radclyffe
Head of AI, Fidelity

Noah Swanson
Wiser Tech Academy, Wiser

Julian Hall
COO, Essentia Analytics

Rezene Woldeyesus
Co-Director, Love Language

Jens Rabe
Chief Operating Officer, unblu inc.

Neil Lawrence
Director, IPC Machine Learning, Talking Machines, University of Sheffield and Amazon

Lily Dart
Senior Manager Design Systems, Lloyds Banking Group

Roger Vincent
Chief Innovation Officer & GM (UK&I), Trade Ledger

Sponsors & Partners

2018 Sponsors & Partners

• Finastra
• Fusion Fabric

• Hogan Lovells
• Plural Sight
• Expand

• Rand Merchant Bank
• Capita
• Yolt
• Magna Carta
• University of Oxford
• Trade Ledger
• R/GA
• Makers
• Plexal
• Thrive Partners
• Metro Bank
• Here East
• Travelex
• Visa
• Rise

• Pushfor
• RI Kinnov
• Sega Sec
• judo
• iDenfy
• Multiply
• Jaroona
• Step Ladder
• Suburbia
• Biid
• Form3
• Yukka Lab
• Neonomics
• Divido
• Charlie India
• Account Score
• Be-IQ
• Deal Matrix
• Unblu
• Yellowdog
• Invest Suite

• 11 FS
• Wired
• Brella