Fintech Leaders virtual conference

In conjunction with the publication of our 6th annual Fintech Leaders report, CeFPro is pleased to announce our next virtual conference, Fintech Leaders.

As we examine the results of the 2024 Fintech Leaders study and what this means for financial institutions globally, join industry professionals from around the world from the convenience of your workstation to address the findings of the Fintech Leaders report, and how this impacts you and your organization.  

How can your organization use AI to gain a competitive edge?
Where are industry leaders choosing to invest in financial technology?
Have you considered the impact that cybersecurity will have? 

Engage in all 4 panel discussions and live audience Q&As, or jump in and out between sessions that pique your interest as we explore these questions in depth, and much more… 

Free to attend, register to secure your place at the industry’s most anticipated virtual fintech conference.

Can’t make it on March 21? Register your place to receive post-event access to session recordings.

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Fintech Leaders

Agenda

Please Note: all times listed are ET.  
Register your interest and attend the whole event, log in for one session, or receive the recording post-event.

10:00 – 10:20

RESULTS AND METHODOLOGY
Fintech Leaders 2024: Survey, methodology, and key findings

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An overview of the extensive and comprehensive methods CeFPro has undertaken to produce the international report on the status of the fintech industry. Key graphs and charts are provided, highlighting the findings, benefits, threats, and opportunities.

  • Cybersecurity – criticality across all areas with threats, investments, and opportunities in fintech
  • AI – the potential, the unknown, and the pitfalls
  • Automation and speed for enhanced customer experience with greater cost efficiencies
  • Fintech Leaders rankings and industry leaders
  • Priorities for incumbent banks versus entrants and fintech banks
  • Assessing the general status of the industry
Andreas Simou, Managing Director, CeFPro is speaking at the Fintech Leaders virtual event

Andreas Simou, Managing Director, CeFPro

Alice Kelly, Head of Content, CeFPro is speaking at the Fintech Leaders virtual event

Alice Kelly, Head of Content, CeFPro

10:20 – 11:10

AI
Exploring the key opportunities, investment priorities and pitfalls as relayed through Fintech Leaders 2024

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  • Customer experience and service
  • Increased efficiencies and process automation
  • Use cases and case studies for AI:
    • Anti-fraud and AML
    • Third party risk management
    • Cybersecurity
    • Payments
  • Responsibility, reporting, and hierarchy – where does primary responsibility rest, who has management, and where should this rest going forward?
  • Understanding and overcoming unintended bias in AI
    • Ensuring evidence-based parameters
    • Avoiding social and political parameters
    • Key ‘do’s and ‘don’ts’
Deepthi Machavaram, speaking on cyber security

Deepthi Machavaram, Head of Digital Financial Crimes Advisory, Morgan Stanley; Fintech Leaders Advisory Board member, CeFPro

Stan Yakoff, Head of Americas Supervision, Citadel Securities is speaking at the Fintech Leaders virtual event

Stan Yakoff, Law Professor and RegTech Adviser; Fintech Leaders Advisory Board member, CeFPro

Rodrigo Suarez, Chief Banking & Innovation Officer, Piermont Bank is speaking at the Fintech Leaders virtual event

Rodrigo Suarez, Chief Banking & Innovation Officer, Piermont Bank

11:10 – 11:25

Break

11:25 – 12:15

INVESTMENT PRIORITIES
Assessing the investment priorities in the fintech industry for 2024 and beyond – winners, losers, and what to watch out for

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  • Understanding why investment does not follow opportunity – areas of investment greater than areas of opportunity/growth
  • Assessing the Cybersecurity criticality and opportunity – where to invest, why, and what the future holds
    • Balancing innovation and security
    • Digitalization opportunities, and threats
    • Regulation and compliance impact
  • Data and anti-fraud and the never-ending need to stay ahead
  • Cloud computing and key driver for advances
  • Enhanced customer service and offerings
Emma Hagan, Chief Risk & Compliance Officer, Clear Bank is speaking at Fintech Leaders virtual event

Emma Hagan, Chief Risk & Compliance Officer, Clear Bank; Fintech Leaders Advisory Board member, CeFPro

Ange Johnson de Wet, Director, Head of Engineering, NatWest is speaking at the Fintech Leaders virtual event

Ange Johnson de Wet, Head of Engineering, NatWest; Fintech Leaders Advisory Board member, CeFPro

Sean Miles, Head of Risk and Compliance, Buckinghamshire Building Society is speaking at Fintech Leaders virtual event

Sean Miles, Head of Risk and Compliance, Buckinghamshire Building Society; NFR Leaders and Third Party Risk Management Advisory Board member, CeFPro

Oskar Rogg, MD, Head of Treasury Americas, Credit Agricole is speaking at the Fintech Leaders virtual event

Oskar Rogg, MD, Head of Treasury Americas, Credit Agricole; Fintech Leaders Advisory Board member, CeFPro

12:15 – 1:00

CYBERSECURITY
Addressing the critical requirement for the advancement of cybersecurity, maximizing opportunities, and ensuring regulatory compliance

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  • Assessing the criticality of, and adverse conditions to fintech, of cybersecurity
  • Ensuring customer-centric offerings and increasing demands of consumers
    • End of call centers and alternate options
    • Evolving tools and technologies
    • Enhanced UX and UI
  • Payment’s revolution, or evolution, depending on sector and geography
    • Regional differences and variations
    • Rise of digital banking
    • Divergence of UK/EUU, North America, and Asia and the impact on development
  • Complying with enhanced regulatory scrutiny and requirements
    • Customer data restrictions
    • Generative AI and large language models
    • Staying ahead of complex and expansive rules
Sabeena Liconte

Sabeena Ahmed Liconte, Head of Legal & Chief Compliance Officer, Americas, ICBC Standard Bank Group; Fintech Leaders Advisory Board member, CeFPro

Nitesh Kumar Bhoop, Managing Director, Global Head of Cyber, Payment Systems Risk and Strategic Projects, BNP Paribas is speaking at the Fintech Leaders virtual event

Nitesh Kumar Bhoop, Managing Director, Global Head of Cyber, Payment Systems Risk and Strategic Projects; BNP Paribas; Fintech Leaders Advisory Board member, CeFPro

Maya Goethals, Director, Compliance and Risk Management, Bank of America Merill Lynch is speaking at Fintech Leaders virtual event

Maya Goethals, Director, Compliance and Risk Management; Bank of America Merill Lynch; Fintech Leaders Advisory Board member, CeFPro

Charles Nomura, COO, Nomura is speaking at Fintech Leaders virtual event

Charles Forde, Chief Operating Officer, Wholesale – Investment Banking & Global Markets, NFPE, Nomura; NFR Leaders Advisory Board member, CeFPro

1:00

CeFPro wrap-up and conclusions

Speakers

Sabeena Liconte

Sabeena Ahmed Liconte
Head of Legal & Chief Compliance Officer, Americas
ICBC Standard Bank Group
Fintech Leaders Advisory Board member
CeFPro

Charles Nomura, COO, Nomura is speaking at Fintech Leaders virtual event

Charles Nomura
Chief Operating Officer, Wholesale – Investment Banking & Global Markets, NFPE
Nomura
NFR Leaders Advisory Board member
CeFPro

Maya Goethals, Director, Compliance and Risk Management, Bank of America Merill Lynch is speaking at Fintech Leaders virtual event

Maya Goethals
Director, Compliance and Risk Management
Bank of America Merill Lynch
Fintech Leaders Advisory Board member
CeFPro

Emma Hagan, Chief Risk & Compliance Officer, Clear Bank is speaking at Fintech Leaders virtual event

Emma Hagan
Chief Risk & Compliance Officer
Clear Bank
Fintech Leaders Advisory Board member
CeFPro

Ange Johnson de Wet, Director, Head of Engineering, NatWest is speaking at the Fintech Leaders virtual event

Ange Johnson de Wet
Head of Engineering
NatWest
Fintech Leaders Advisory Board member
CeFPro

Alice Kelly, Head of Content, CeFPro is speaking at the Fintech Leaders virtual event

Alice Kelly
Head of Content
CeFPro

Nitesh Kumar Bhoop, Managing Director, Global Head of Cyber, Payment Systems Risk and Strategic Projects, BNP Paribas is speaking at the Fintech Leaders virtual event

Nitesh Kumar Bhoop
Managing Director, Global Head of Cyber, Payment Systems Risk and Strategic Projects
BNP Paribas
Fintech Leaders Advisory Board member
CeFPro

Deepthi Machavaram, speaking on cyber security

Deepthi Machavaram
Head of Digital Financial Crimes Advisory
Morgan Stanley
Fintech Leaders Advisory Board member
CeFPro

Oskar Rogg, MD, Head of Treasury Americas, Credit Agricole is speaking at the Fintech Leaders virtual event

Oskar Rogg
MD, Head of Treasury Americas
Credit Agricole
Fintech Leaders Advisory Board member
CeFPro

Sean Miles, Head of Risk and Compliance, Buckinghamshire Building Society is speaking at Fintech Leaders virtual event

Sean Miles
Head of Risk and Compliance
Buckinghamshire Building Society
NFR Leaders and Third Party Risk Management Advisory Board member
CeFPro

Andreas Simou, Managing Director, CeFPro is speaking at the Fintech Leaders virtual event

Andreas Simou
Managing Director
CeFPro

Rodrigo Suarez, Chief Banking & Innovation Officer, Piermont Bank is speaking at the Fintech Leaders virtual event

Rodrigo Suarez
Chief Banking & Innovation Officer
Piermont Bank

Stan Yakoff, Head of Americas Supervision, Citadel Securities is speaking at the Fintech Leaders virtual event

Stan Yakoff
Law Professor and RegTech Adviser
Fintech Leaders Advisory Board member
CeFPro

Sponsorship opportunities

Would your organization like to partner with the Fintech Leaders virtual event? To discuss how we can deliver your thought leadership, help you generate leads, and provide you with unique branding opportunities, please contact daniel.nunes@cefpro.com or call us on +44 (0)207 164 6582 (ext 215) for more information.

Fintech Leaders 2024 report

Fintech Leaders is a comprehensive business intelligence study on the status of the fintech industry, assessing the current and future status of the application of technology in financial services.

Fintech Leaders provides unparalleled insight into the industry with CeFPro®’s unique approach, which includes thousands of industry responses to the extensive survey and more than 50 one-on-one interviews with the Fintech Leaders Advisory Board.

The report presents to readers an in-depth examination of:

  • Key opportunities and threats to understand as you integrate technology into operations
  • Identification of trending investment priorities
  • Leading benefits your institution will see through the introduction of technology, and threats to monitor
  • The regulatory landscape and the impact technology will have on this

Pre-order the Fintech Leaders report and receive a complimentary copy of the report delivered straight to your inbox upon release. Be the first to take advantage of the collective insight of over 2,000 knowledgeable professionals as you enrich your expertise and understanding of the industry.

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Fintech Advisory Board

The Fintech Leaders report is supported by CeFPro’s Fintech Leaders Advisory Board, consisting of more than 40 global subject matter experts providing their guidance and experience to guarantee the yearly study is as valuable as possible for thousands of readers worldwide.

The pooled wisdom of the Fintech Leaders Advisory Board, which consists of representatives from a variety of departments and institutions, strives to illustrate how leading institutions in the industry are adapting to the rapidly evolving landscape and utilizing technology to establish a competitive edge.

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