Courtyard by Marriott Kuwait City
Courtyard by Marriott Kuwait City, 15463 Al-Shuhada St, Al Kuwayt, Kuwait

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Event Date Mon Oct 8 BST - Tue Oct 9 BST (about 3 years ago)
In your timezone (EST): Mon Oct 8 12:00am - Tue Oct 9 12:00am
Location Courtyard by Marriott Kuwait City
15463 Al-Shuhada St, Al Kuwayt, Kuwait
Region EMEA

The forum will explore trends in financial technology and the transformations created by big data, blockchain, AI and the practical opportunities available for banks and financial service providers.


• The Bank of the Future
• Hottest Trends in Financial Technology
• Blockchain and Cryptocurrency: Impact on Financial Services
• Artificial Intelligence in Financial Services


2018 Speakers

Abdullah Al Mutawa
CEO and Co-Founder, Carriage

Adrian Avendano
Founder, Global South Tech

Alex Perez-Fragero
‎Director - Strategic Partnerships, what3words

Alex Pitt
Co-Founder, Mustard Seeds

Bilal Mourad
Regional Media Director – MENA, Ipsos

Bulent Tekmen
Co-Founder, Colendi

Carlos Tibi
Founder and CEO, icflix

David Parker
Executive Director of Financial Services, Bahrain Economic Development Board

Dr. Samar M. Baqer
Assistant professor of Marketing, Consultant and Public Speaker, Kuwait University – College of Business Administration

Duha Shubair
Manager ‑ Advanced Technology, Ali AbdulWahab Al‑Mutawa Commercial

Elie Nasr
Co-Founder and Managing Partner, FOO

Fady Yacoub
Co-Founder and Managing Partner, HOF Capital

Gustavo Montero
Chairman of Agar Development, Former CEO of Standard Chartered Bank Switzerland

Hady Hajjar
Managing Director, HuManagement

Jake Thomas
Head of Agency Development - MENA, Snap Inc.

Jamie Qiu
Program Director, Startupbootcamp Fintech Dubai

Massimo Campello
Business Partner - Middle East, SupernovaeLabs

Matt Williamson
Global Head of FinTech, CoBa Global

Mohammad AlMunaikh
Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Ghinwa

Mohammad Roshdy
Head of Technology- Dubai Asset Management, Founder of FinTech Bazaar

Nader Bitar
Regional Deputy General Manager, MMP WorldWide

Omar AlOthman
Managing Partner, Prismic Media

Shaheen Alkhudhari
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Ajar online

Tom MacDonald
Managing Consultant and Financial Services Practice head, Global Growth Markets

Ulugbek Yuldashev
Founder and Chief Executive Officer,

Wael Attili
Co-Founder and VP of Content, Kharabeesh

Sponsors & Partners

2018 Sponsors and Partners

• Digital Media Services

• Wavemaker
• SME Law