Over 45 of the world’s notable bankers and fintech experts will discuss the impact of technology and innovation on the banking industry at the ninth edition of the Middle East Banking Innovation Summit in Dubai next month.
Organised by Exoptrade Global, the conference will be held on September 3 and 4 at Jumeirah
Emirates Towers Hotel.
David Bolocan, executive director for retail and wealth deposits and consumer segments, BBVA Compass – USA; Johnson Poh, executive director & head, enterprise artificial intelligence, United Overseas Bank – Singapore; Stephane Malrait, global head of market structure and innovation for financial markets, ING Bank – London; and Morteza Mahjour, former group CIO, Lloyds Banking Group and former group CIOO, Royal Bank of Canada will deliver presentations on topics such as profitable & unprofitable customer growth, getting ready for artificial intelligence (AI) & machine learning in the banking and financial services industry, adopting a collaborative approach towards fintechs – opportunities & challenges and enabling banks to thrive in a world of disruption, respectively.
Across two days, the summit agenda will feature over 20 sessions, including five panel discussions on topics pertaining to the future of corporate banking, retail banking, power of personalization, data-driven digital transformation and using the next wave of digitalization to mitigate missing out on the unexplored market.
The two-day conference will host over 450 senior bankers from across the GCC region. Leading GCC banking experts such as Richard Hicks, chief marketing officer, National Bank of Bahrain; Ali Alomran, CIO, Arab National Bank; Kolood Algofaily, regional head of retail banking and wealth management, SABB; Ross Mcnaughton, head of group information security, Ahli United Bank; Leen Al-Atassi, head of innovation, CEO Office, Oman Arab Bank; Murtadha Jawad Al Lawati, AGM, head of marketing & corporate communications, Alizz Islamic Bank; P S Suresh, head of IT architecture & strategy, Bank Muscat; and Shino Thomas, CIO & Head of PMO & Tech Transformation, National Bank of Oman will participate as panelists.
The event has the support of over 35 leading solution providers with IBM as the lead sponsor, Comarch as the platinum sponsor and Canon as the titanium sponsor, along with many others banking technology focused companies will be showcasing its latest technological solutions designed to make banking simpler. – TradeArabia News Service