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Launched the inaugural AI Certification programme for the Middle East.
Slashed innovation projects and broke world records by leading Unilever innovation project teams. Accomplished Customer Collaboration projects, managing end-to-end CRM teams in 35 countries. Taught the first HR Analytics course in Turkey. Now counselling and upskilling Middle East leaders & executives on future digital transformation at PwC.
Ambre is the CEO of Kaiko, an enterprise-grade market data provider in the blockchain-based digital assets industry. Before Kaiko, Ambre spent a decade at HSBC in London and Paris, structuring equity derivatives and equity-based financing solutions (Global Markets & Equity Capital Markets). Ambre has a passion for world-changing technology.
He’s involved in shaping the future of payments and retail banking.
Raul is the Global lead for Mastercard’s Advisors New consulting practices. He has 25 years’ experience – 15 with Mastercard Data & Services division, focusing on innovative products management and leadership of the consulting sales force in France & South East Asia. He is an expert in Payment business optimization and digital transformation.
He’s directing and overseeing the digital transformation of FBN Bank.
Chief Data Officer with general change management and project oversight experience acquired across international regions. Experience providing leadership, overseeing transformational change, management consulting, and stakeholder engagement functions. Comprehensive experience in areas of strategy, execution, business insights, and data analytics.
Millie Gillon is a native New Yorker and Singapore transplant who has a wealth of knowledge about innovation and strategy, and combines this with the use of data and design thinking to reshape the client experience and innovation.
Ritesh is an Entrepreneurial Technology Leader & Board Advisor with global experience in Payments & Banking. He led the future of VISA payments, introduced Apple Pay and built a wealth management company as a founder CTO. Presently, he is a member of a G20 Initiative for financial inclusion, an Advisor to Open Banking in EU & Africa, and more.
Anshul has built & led teams across 3 continents, winning many awards.
He has been instrumental in driving technology transformations for businesses with $1bn+ revenues. His experience lies in taking up strategic technology initiatives, delivering and managing it at an enterprise level. He has led, created, and launched the key ecommerce, mobile and business intelligence initiatives for world's #1 insurance brand AXA.
Internationally acclaimed author, monthly columnist for leading blockchain magazine.
Aly currently consults organizations on emerging technologies such as INSEAD and the UN on solutions to alleviate poverty. Aly has served on advisory boards including the University of Toronto’s Governing Council, which manages a $2.5B budget. He is a mentor with Chinaccelerator, an elite accelerator program operated by the venture fund SOSV.
Sandra won the Female Innovator of the Year 2020.
Sandra is an entrepreneur with much IT space experience. She worked for IBM in internationally, and supported IT companies to internationalise in Zurich and San Francisco. In 2016, she co-founded Futurae with renowned cybersecurity researchers. Futurae works on seamless end-user authentication and transaction confirmation for web & mobile banking.
He has spent the last year helping as the Creative Director to build Angel Protocol.
Blockchain tinkerer, builder, researcher and entrepreneur focussed on helping the ecosystem grow.
Jerome runs the blockchain startup Cometh which develops blockchain based videogames and tools to easily access decentralized finance and other blockchain services. He is an associate professor in economics at CNAM university and the president of Ethereum France. He previously played leadership roles at major companies of the industry Ledger and ConsenSys.
Early Bitcoin and Ethereum adopter, early ConsenSys employee, angel investor and co-founder of Code to Inspire a registered 501(c)3 non-profit.
He was Finnovex Award Winner: “Digital Personality of the Year 2020”.
The Founder & CEO of UpForJobs. Author of “Up For Digital Transformation In The Gig Economy - How to pursue a lucrative career in booming digital transformation revolution”. The Founder of the UAE’s Digital Business Bank, E20. in Dubai. e20.me. 26+ years of professional experience in the USA, African emerging markets, and Middle Eastern markets.
Noha heads the Digital Ventures and Strategic Alliance at CIB, Egypt’s largest private bank, managing FinTech innovation to support the Egyptian and African FinTech ecosystems.
She is the founder and Secretary General of the Egyptian Fintech Association and the elected Vice President of the Africa FinTech Network – both are non-profit organizations that serve Financial Inclusion and equitable economic growth across Africa, using FinTech and entrepreneurship as means to democratise finance. Noha is also a partner in FinTech holding, a company based out of the UK that builds and invests in FinTech start-ups, it’s main objective is to democratise finance leading towards a more inclusive financial industry.
Noha is also a management consultant who has worked on various key projects within the region across various industries including Tourism, Transportation, Energy, Telecommunications and Financial Sector. She runs a boutique consulting firm that works on digitization and innovation across industries, focusing on the financial industry. Noha is also an angel investor part of the AUC angel investor network, supporting many successful start-ups.
She leads the international expansion of Greenly, a Paris-based startup in sustainability, that democratizes access to CO2 emissions information for all individual and companies at a global level.
Anna brings 20+ years of experience (including C-Level and NED roles) in driving banking and payments innovation in Europe, and in the Middle East (AFS, PwC, Citigroup, T-Mobile, mBank).
Scott joined the Markets business after roles within the Chief Investment Office, Treasury, Global Corporate Bank and Treasury Services. He also serves on the board of HQLAx, and is a Trustee of Global H20 (UK), a charity focused on providing clean water in Uganda.
Anna is an Experts Council member at G.World, the first Arabic platform that focuses on alternative investments analysis in the MENA region for HNWI/UHNWI.