Telegraph Media Group (TMG) has today launched a brand new conference – Telegraph Future of FinTech. It takes place on Tuesday November 29, 2016 at Savoy Place in London. The one day conference will unite senior influencers from UK, European and global markets, as well as tech innovators, to consider what the future holds for the FinTech industry post-Brexit.
Headline speakers include Ashok Vaswani, CEO, Barclays UK, Claire Sunderland Hay, Head of FinTech Accelerator, Bank of England, Gemma Godfrey, Founder and CEO, Moo.la, Chris Gledhill, CEO & Co-Founder, Secco and a panel session moderated by Lawrence Wintermeyer, CEO, Innovate Finance. Barclays is the Gold Sponsor for the event.
Workshops, panel sessions and interactive breakout sessions with industry experts will further explore key issues affecting industry today.
Topics for discussion and debate include:
− Harnessing the power of disruptive innovation in FinTech
− Cementing Britain’s position in the global FinTech market
− The implications of Brexit, PSD2, APIs, and more latest developments
− Where to invest now as the FinTech sector continues to grow
− Data analytics and consumer behaviour as key industry drivers
− The transformational power of collaboration
Other confirmed speakers include:
− Anne Boden, CEO, Starling Bank
− Anthony Olsen, EU Chief Legal & Compliance Officer, Remitly
− Dr Avtar Sehra, Founder and CEO, Nivaura
− Christoph Rieche, Co-Founder & CEO, iwoca
− Christophe Remillet, Chief Technology Officer, OneVisage
− Francisco Lorca, Managing Director, Startupbootcamp FinTech London
− Hannah Nixon, Managing Director, Payment Systems Regulator
− James Carlyle, Chief Engineer, Managing Director, R3 CEV
− Jenny Tooth, Co-founder and Director, Angel Capital Group
− Mike Laven, CEO, Currency Cloud
− Neil Costigan, CEO, BehavioSec
− Nick Telford-Reed, Innovation Director, Worldpay
− Rush Taggart, CSO, CardConnect
− Salvador Garcia, Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Ebury
− Stewart Roberts, Executive Vice President and CFO, iZettle
Jeremy Warner, Assistant Editor, The Telegraph, commented: “London is a world-leading centre of FinTech in terms of innovation. With so many of the industry’s leading minds based here, attendees of the conference will be guaranteed invaluable insights into best-practice solutions for today, as well as foresight into the challenges presented by Brexit.”
Ashok Vaswani, Chief Executive, Barclays UK, added: “Blockchain, artificial intelligence and open data are just some of the ways in which FinTech is promising to revolutionise our lives. The UK can lead this revolution by helping entrepreneurs turn start-ups into global world beaters. But with disruption now set to become the dominant theme, we need to find new ways of retaining our status as the world’s financial capital.”
To find out more about the Telegraph Future of FinTech please follow the designated Twitter feed @TelB2BEvents or use the hashtag #TelegraphFT.
To attend or for further information, please visit: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/fintech
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Notes to editors:
About Telegraph Events
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About Telegraph Business Events
The Telegraph Business Events division is the conference arm of TMG and has been created to provide a live platform for Telegraph business communities to share knowledge and to drive business strategy and innovation.
About Telegraph Media Group
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* ABCe September 2016