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THE ULTIMATE FINTECH VIRTUAL CONFERENCE

9th September, 2020, 9:00 am Eastern Standard Time (EST)

FinTECHTalents Virtual, North America - A Virtual-First Festival - 3,000 Online attendees + 30 Content sessions + Expert clinics + 50 Rockstar speakers + Featuring live streamed & pre-recorded sessions - What are you waiting for?

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IN CASE YOU HADN'T NOTICED

We've grabbed the industry by the horns

200+

Financial Institutions

150+

Credit Unions

50

Community Banks

100+

FinTechs

FTT VIRTUAL NORTH AMERICA 2020 SPEAKERS

Josh Rowland
CEO
Lead Bank
Alex Yang
Director, CashPro API and Global Open Banking Strategy
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Rick Smyers
Managing Director
Fidelity Investments
Sarika Sangwan
Global Head of Strategy & Marketing, Financial Services
Pinterest
Jim Marous
Speaker & Co-Publisher
The Financial Brand
Raul Rodriguez
Managing Director, Innovation Accelerator
Charles Schwab
Rachel Schnoll
Managing Director, Head of FinLife
Goldman Sachs
Jim Pavia
Money Editor
CNBC
Ronald Long
Head, Aging Client Services Center of Excellence
Wells Fargo
Katia Walsh
Chief Strategy & AI Officer
Levi Strauss & Co
Steven Boms
Executive Director
FDATA North America
Bijon Mehta
Global Head of Financial Services
Twilio Inc.
Charles Potts
SVP & Chief Innovation Officer
ICBA
Hans Brown
Global Head of Innovation
BNY Mellon
Mimi Joy
Head of Partnerships
Financial Health Network
Jeremy Balkin
Head of Innovation
HSBC Bank USA
John Maxfield
Editor in Chief
Bank Director
Australia Hoover
President
CDC Federal Credit Union
Annette Lease
SVP, Senior Financial Planning Officer
Machias Savings Bank
Kelly Wagner-Grull
Director of Innovation
Credit Union of Colorado
Leslie Olsen
Chief Marketing Officer
Fundbox
Neil Downing
VP of Products
TMT Analysis
Nadeem Ladha
Business Development Director
TMT Analysis
Nouamane Cherkaoui
CIO
Société Générale
Abhishek Gupta
Head of BBVA Open Platform
BBVA
Don Cardinal
Managing Director
Financial Data Exchange
Oisin Lunny
MC & Keynote Speaker, Podcast & Webinar Host
Ben Maxim
Assistant Vice President of Digital Strategy & Innovation
MSU Federal Credit Union
Lisa Violet
Chief Auditor
Varo Money Inc.
Tom Hutchins
Vice President
Lovell Minnick Partners
Denyette DePierro
Vice President & Senior Counsel
American Bankers Association
Anurag Chandra
Partner
Fort Ross Ventures
Noelle Silver
Founder
AI Leadership Institute
Peter Fishman
Strategic Advisor
FinTech
Lianna Brinded
Head of Yahoo Finance UK
Yahoo Finance
Theo Lau
Founder
Unconventional Ventures
Bradley Leimer
Co-Founder
Unconventional Ventures
Kevin Dinino
President
KCD Public Relations Inc.
Jesse Honigberg
Technology Chief of Staff
Cross River

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2020 STEERING COMMITTEE

Our world-class Steering Committee is designed to represent the full ecosystem, featuring industry leaders, academia, influencers and talent

Joerg Guenther
Global Head of Security Services Technology
Citi
Søren Rode Andreasen
CDO
Danske Bank
Diana Biggs
Global Head of Innovation
HSBC
Ceri Godwin
Director, Growth & Advisory - EmTech
Santander UK
Louise Smith
Chief Digital Officer
Lloyds Insurance Market
Reza Khorshidi
Chief Scientist
AIG
Pol Navarro
Chief Digital Officer
TSB
Annerie Vreugdenhil
Chief Innovation Officer
ING
Chris Worle
Chief Digital Officer
Hargreaves Lansdown
Ainhoa Campo Nieto
Global Head of Open Innovation
BBVA

HERE'S WHAT OUR ROCKSTAR COMMUNITY HAD TO SAY

Ritesh Jain

"Excellent FinTECHTalents 2020 event today. Great to see the community coming together and discussing threat & opportunities in Financial Services/ Fintech, in a virtual event. Engaging and relevant topics, panels and interactive discussions, covering the future of banking, challenger banks, open banking/open finance, current trends and challenges, to name a few."

COO|CTO| former Global Head of Digital Tech & Delivery at HSBC

FTT Virtual Spring
2020-06-19T08:47:09+00:00

COO|CTO| former Global Head of Digital Tech & Delivery at HSBC

"Excellent FinTECHTalents 2020 event today. Great to see the community coming together and discussing threat & opportunities in Financial Services/ Fintech, in a virtual event. Engaging and relevant topics, panels and interactive discussions, covering the future of banking, challenger banks, open banking/open finance, current trends and challenges, to name a few."

Dean Butler

"Fantastic FinTECHTalents 2020 event today. Great to see so many people joining a virtual event and discussing the challenges and opportunities that we immediately face in FS."

Head of Digital Strategy, M&G

FTT Virtual Spring
2020-06-19T08:56:54+00:00

Head of Digital Strategy, M&G

"Fantastic FinTECHTalents 2020 event today. Great to see so many people joining a virtual event and discussing the challenges and opportunities that we immediately face in FS."

Theo Lau

"Key messages from today: Hope and Humanity. Nicely done FinTECHTalents! Love the virtual format - love the global audience and panelists. Looking forward to FTT North America in Sept!"

Founder, Unconventional Ventures

FTT Virtual Spring
2020-06-19T09:13:22+00:00

Founder, Unconventional Ventures

"Key messages from today: Hope and Humanity. Nicely done FinTECHTalents! Love the virtual format - love the global audience and panelists. Looking forward to FTT North America in Sept!"

Aime Stokes

"FinTECHTalents Virtual Spring 2020 proved that you can have incredibly engaging and accessible events virtually. Proud to have been part of it."

Innovation Syndication Manager, NatWest Group

FTT Virtual Spring
2020-06-19T09:21:04+00:00

Innovation Syndication Manager, NatWest Group

"FinTECHTalents Virtual Spring 2020 proved that you can have incredibly engaging and accessible events virtually. Proud to have been part of it."
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AGENDA


  • Looking across the US, Canada, and Mexico what are some of the key trends 
  • Is the innovation ecosystem delivering better outcomes? 
  • What are some of the key opportunities on the horizon? 
  • Industry challenges in the time of COVID 19 
  • What are some of the initiatives across North America? 
  • How does Open Banking take shape in the absence of a regulatory imperative?
  • Is standardization a requirement for success? 
  • Are customers protected without explicit regulation? 

Speakers:

  • Alex Yang, Global Head of API Strategy & Enablement, Bank of America Merill Lynch
  • Steven Boms, Executive Director, FDATA North America
  • Abhishek Gupta, Head of BBVA Open Platform, BBVA
  • Baas, SaaS, Composable Banking, Open APIs – what is the best way to build a successful banking infrastructure fit for the future of the industry 
  • Overcoming legacy 

Speakers:

  • Hans Brown, Global Head of Innovation, BNY Mellon
  • Can social channels generate trust in Financial Services? 
  • What unique insights can be delivered 
  • Getting it right – is social media ‘too dangerous’ for financial institutions 

Speakers:

  • Sarika Sangwan, Global Head of Strategy & Marketing, Financial Services at Pinterest
  • Lesley Olsen, Chief Marketing Officer, Fundbox
  • Denyette DePierro, Vice President & Senior Counsel, Cybersecurity and Digital Risk, Office of advocacy and innovation, American Bankers Association
  • Most people in North America bank with small-ish, regional, community banks. For the retail banking space – do we find true FinTech innovation in small packages? 
  • Are smaller banks having more impact in driving fintech innovation? 
  • Does scale matter? Are incumbents best placed to deliver on the promise of innovation?

Speakers:

  • Josh Rowland, CEO, Lead Bank
  • Lisa Violet, Chief Audit Officer, Varo Finance
  • Huma Usmani, Strategic Partnerships & Technology, Radius Bank
  • Bradley Leimer, Founder, Unconventional Ventures
  • Jesse Honigberg, Technology Chief of Staff, Cross River
  • Hyper-Personalized and goal driven – Is the industry ready for the future? 
  • Has technology come center stage? 
  • Incumbents vs newcomers or a perfect partnership? 

Speakers:

  • Rick Smyers, Managing Director, Fidelity Investments
  • Raul Rodriguez, Managing Director, Innovation Accelerator, Charles Schwab
  • James Pavia, Money Editor, CNBC
  • Rachel Schnoll, Managing Director and Head of FinLife, Goldman Sachs
  • Peter Fishman, Strategic Advisor, Fintech
  • Covid 19 has further exposed the fragility of financial lives 
  • Can innovation support financial wellness  
  • From longevity to new structures of employment – can innovation support financial wellness and a diversity of need 
  • Who will lead the way – incumbents or newcomers? 

Speakers:

  • Ronald Long, Head, Aging Client Services Center of Excellence, Wells Fargo
  • Mimi Joy, Head of Partnerships, Financial Health Network
  • Annette Lease, SVP, Senior Financial Planning Officer, Machias Savings Bank
  • Jeremy Balkin, Head of Innovation, HSBC Bank USA
  • Bijon Mehta, Global Head of Financial Services, Twilio Inc
  • Embedding bias or enabling inclusion 
  • Codes of Conduct or is s a new era of regulation on the horizon?

Speakers:

  • Katia Walsh, Chief Strategy & AI Officer, Levi Strauss & Co
  • Noelle Silver, Founder, AI Leadership Institute
  • Theo Lau, Founder, Unconventional Ventures
  • Liz Lumley, Director, VC Innovations 
  • Lisa Moyle, Director, VC Innovations 
  • Victor Cruz, CEO, VC Innovations 

Speakers:

  • Nouamane Cherkaoui, CIO, Societe Generale
  • Don Cardinal, Managing Director, Financial Data Exchange

Speakers:

  • Jim Marous, The Financial Brand 
  • Charles E. Potts, SVP, Chief Innovation Officer, Independent Community Bankers of America 
  • Australia A. Hoover, III, President, CDC Federal Credit Union 
  • Benjamin Maxim, Assistant VP of Digital Strategy & Innovation, MSU 
  • Kelly Wagner-Grull, Director Of Innovation, Credit Union of Colorado 

Whether you’re a fintech start-up or large financial institution, the media landscape is changing just as rapidly as other industries. Learn from some of the most influential financial media on coverage of important issues impacting fintech as well as the do’s/don’t of interacting with media and gaining awareness of your news. This promises to be an eye-opening session!

  • Kevin Dinino, President, KCD Public Relations 
  • Lianna Brinded, Head of Yahoo Finance UK, Yahoo Finance 
  • James Pavia, Money Editor, CNBC
  • John MaxfieldEditor in ChiefBank Director
  • Anurag Chandra, Partner, Fort Ross Ventures 
  • Tom Hutchins, Vice President, Lovell Minnick Partners 

Learn Why Mobile Intelligence Is Your One-Stop Shop For Identification, Authentication, and Verification.

  • Nadeem Ladha, Business Development Director, TMT Analysis
  • Neil Downing, Head of Product, TMT Analysis
  • Dario Betti, CEO, Mobile Ecosystem Forum
  • Oisin Lunny, MC & Keynote Speaker, Podcast & Webinar Host

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In these difficult times we want to bring our community together and make distance irrelevant. Virtual festival tickets give you access to the exhibition area, content and networking sessions, and are free through the application process below. Together we are stronger!



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