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Kriek’s Amsterdam Fintech Forum returns

Following success in 2018, Elena and Morten Kriek (picture) have decided to return to the same venue during the Amsterdam Fintech Week and host the 2nd Amsterdam FinTech Forum. This year features world class presentations from leading international institutions, round table discussions and on-stage interviews with innovative bank owners.

Come and mingle with Europe's C-Suite in banking, finance and fintech during two interactive days.

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Kriek's Amsterdam Fintech Forum returns

New this year: Fintech Startup Pitch Battle!

This year, on the final afternoon of the event, half a dozen of promising startups will pitch win KRIEK FINTECH STARTUP OF THE YEAR and an opportunity to partner with some world class institutions.

The impressive jury is made up of Olivier Guillamond (Global Head of Fintechs, ING Bank), Floris van Ommeren (Head of Strategic Partnerships, ABN AMRO Bank), Harrie Vollaard (Head of Rabo Ventures at Rabobank) and Remco Neuteboom (Chief Digital Officer, Atos Financial Services).

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Who’s Speaking

Biographies of a selection of our world class speakers. For a full overview of speakers and panelists, please check the agenda.

Duena BlomstromPublic Speaker, Author of "Emotional Banking"

Duena is the author of “Emotional Banking: Fixing Culture, Leveraging FinTech and Transforming Retail Banks into Brands”. She is an entrepreneur and Angel Investor, a mentor for Startupbootcamp and Techstars, the founder of FinWinners – a Finovate coaching company, a blogger with cutting edge opinion style, an international keynote speaker at industry events and the inventor of the Emotional Banking and EX concepts and runs the Emotional Banking and PeopleNotTech boutique consultancies.

Over the past few years, Duena has worked with multiple Tier 1 banks be it to assist them in their digital strategy or to help them transform. With a background in Psychology as well as Business, Duena is on a crusade to see lasting change in the industry.

She is intensely passionate about getting banks to think of the concept of “Emotional Banking™” or how to stop thinking feature set and start thinking customer’s feelings, and is working with various organisations on deep cultural change programs that enable them to become truly Human Design led organizations that leverage Agile and put Experience at the heart of the proposition to build strong brands that deliver Money Moments not financial products by focusing on their people.

Duena delivers different, entertaining, engaging and thought-provoking keynotes internationally and occasionally participates in panels and debates on topics ranging from FinTech, Digital, CX and Innovation to the bigger themes of the Future of Work, Technology and Agile as they reflect in Employees Engagement and Organizational Psychology and Design and has a strong following of 24k on Twitter and 135k people on LinkedIn and thousands of page and video views daily.

Duena BlomstromPublic Speaker, Author of "Emotional Banking"

Duena is the author of “Emotional Banking: Fixing Culture, Leveraging FinTech and Transforming Retail Banks into Brands”. She is an entrepreneur and Angel Investor, a mentor for Startupbootcamp and Techstars, the founder of FinWinners – a Finovate coaching company, a blogger with cutting edge opinion style, an international keynote speaker at industry events and the inventor of the Emotional Banking and EX concepts and runs the Emotional Banking and PeopleNotTech boutique consultancies.

Over the past few years, Duena has worked with multiple Tier 1 banks be it to assist them in their digital strategy or to help them transform. With a background in Psychology as well as Business, Duena is on a crusade to see lasting change in the industry.

She is intensely passionate about getting banks to think of the concept of “Emotional Banking™” or how to stop thinking feature set and start thinking customer’s feelings, and is working with various organisations on deep cultural change programs that enable them to become truly Human Design led organizations that leverage Agile and put Experience at the heart of the proposition to build strong brands that deliver Money Moments not financial products by focusing on their people.

Duena delivers different, entertaining, engaging and thought-provoking keynotes internationally and occasionally participates in panels and debates on topics ranging from FinTech, Digital, CX and Innovation to the bigger themes of the Future of Work, Technology and Agile as they reflect in Employees Engagement and Organizational Psychology and Design and has a strong following of 24k on Twitter and 135k people on LinkedIn and thousands of page and video views daily.

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Paolo SironiIBM Industry Academy and Author, IBM Watson Financial Services

Paolo is author of bestselling literature on quantitative finance and fintech innovation. Currently an elective member of IBM Industry Academy, he advises financial institutions globally on business model transformation by linking finance and digital technology. Formerly senior director of risk management for investment banks and startup entrepreneur, Paolo’s fintech CAPITECTS was bought by IBM in 2013. Paolo’s page thepsironi.com

Paolo SironiIBM Industry Academy and Author, IBM Watson Financial Services

Paolo is author of bestselling literature on quantitative finance and fintech innovation. Currently an elective member of IBM Industry Academy, he advises financial institutions globally on business model transformation by linking finance and digital technology. Formerly senior director of risk management for investment banks and startup entrepreneur, Paolo’s fintech CAPITECTS was bought by IBM in 2013. Paolo’s page thepsironi.com

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Dr. Sanjeev KanoriaOwner & Vice Chairman, Anadi Bank AG, Austria

Sanjeev belongs to the entrepreneurial Kanoria family from Rajasthan. He is Vice Chairman of Austrian Anadi Bank AG, Chairman of Advinia Health Care Limited, Managing Director of Suasth Health Care (India)Ltd. All the three businesses are 100% owned by the kanorias. He is also a trustee of the Kanoria Family Foundation which the largest infrastructure finance company in India, engaged in financing and developing Infrastructure projects such as roads, Ports, Telecom, Power, Housing, Hospitality and Healthcare.

He was appointed a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and of Glasgow in 1992 and worked in Liver transplant surgery at Kings College hospital. He was awarded a Category 1 PhD from University College London for his pioneering work in reducing liver injury.

He took a career break from surgery to complete a MBA from London Business School and Kellogs in Strategy, finance and health care. He subsequently worked with McKinsey & Co, (UK) as a consultant, before leaving in 1999 to start Advinia Health Care which has recently acquired a large no. of dementia beds from Bupa to become the top providers of care in the UK with 3300 beds and employs 4500 people. It has received many awards for innovative and quality service. He has also developed a state of the art 400 bed multi speciality hospital in Mumbai.

Kanorias purchased the Hypo Alpe-Adria-Bank in December 2013 from the Austrian government. The bank has been renamed as Austrian Anadi bank and is one of the oldest banks in Europe being formed in 1896. The Bank has recently added an innovative digital platform for retail banking.

Dr. Sanjeev KanoriaOwner & Vice Chairman, Anadi Bank AG, Austria

Sanjeev belongs to the entrepreneurial Kanoria family from Rajasthan. He is Vice Chairman of Austrian Anadi Bank AG, Chairman of Advinia Health Care Limited, Managing Director of Suasth Health Care (India)Ltd. All the three businesses are 100% owned by the kanorias. He is also a trustee of the Kanoria Family Foundation which the largest infrastructure finance company in India, engaged in financing and developing Infrastructure projects such as roads, Ports, Telecom, Power, Housing, Hospitality and Healthcare.

He was appointed a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and of Glasgow in 1992 and worked in Liver transplant surgery at Kings College hospital. He was awarded a Category 1 PhD from University College London for his pioneering work in reducing liver injury.

He took a career break from surgery to complete a MBA from London Business School and Kellogs in Strategy, finance and health care. He subsequently worked with McKinsey & Co, (UK) as a consultant, before leaving in 1999 to start Advinia Health Care which has recently acquired a large no. of dementia beds from Bupa to become the top providers of care in the UK with 3300 beds and employs 4500 people. It has received many awards for innovative and quality service. He has also developed a state of the art 400 bed multi speciality hospital in Mumbai.

Kanorias purchased the Hypo Alpe-Adria-Bank in December 2013 from the Austrian government. The bank has been renamed as Austrian Anadi bank and is one of the oldest banks in Europe being formed in 1896. The Bank has recently added an innovative digital platform for retail banking.

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Ali NiknamFounder & CEO, bunq, Netherlands

Ali Niknam (1981) is founder and CEO of bunq. Born in Canada (but from Iranian descent), he set up his first company when he was just 16 years old. In his early twenties he founded TransIP, which grew to be the biggest domain name and web hosting provider of the Netherlands. In 2012 he set out to change the banking industry radically and founded bunq.

Ali NiknamFounder & CEO, bunq, Netherlands

Ali Niknam (1981) is founder and CEO of bunq. Born in Canada (but from Iranian descent), he set up his first company when he was just 16 years old. In his early twenties he founded TransIP, which grew to be the biggest domain name and web hosting provider of the Netherlands. In 2012 he set out to change the banking industry radically and founded bunq.

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Olivier GuillaumondGlobal Head of Fintechs, ING Bank, Netherlands

After 10 years at Accenture Olivier co-founded and managed Smile in the Benelux region which is now the Europe leading Open Source integrator with over 1000 people and 100 Million turnover.

Olivier has then joined ING Group first as Global Head of Regulatory Change overseeing the global implementation of EMIR, MAD ii or MIFID ii.

Since March this year Olivier joined the Innovation Office Management Team as Global Head of FinTechs overseeing the scouting, selection and partnering between all FinTechs and all ING units. Olivier holds a PhD in Astrophysics and an MBA from Lyon Business School in Finance.

Olivier GuillaumondGlobal Head of Fintechs, ING Bank, Netherlands

After 10 years at Accenture Olivier co-founded and managed Smile in the Benelux region which is now the Europe leading Open Source integrator with over 1000 people and 100 Million turnover.

Olivier has then joined ING Group first as Global Head of Regulatory Change overseeing the global implementation of EMIR, MAD ii or MIFID ii.

Since March this year Olivier joined the Innovation Office Management Team as Global Head of FinTechs overseeing the scouting, selection and partnering between all FinTechs and all ING units. Olivier holds a PhD in Astrophysics and an MBA from Lyon Business School in Finance.

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Marleen EvertszCEO, nXchange, Netherlands

Marleen is the Co-Founder and CEO of Nxchange. Previously the Managing Director of proprietary trading firm, Optiver, where she was responsible for all US activities and managed over 150 option traders. Marleen is specialised in building decentralized trading platforms, digitizing assets, tokenizing securities and adhering to regulatory compliance to trade any physical asset or security in a peer-to-peer environment.

Marleen EvertszCEO, nXchange, Netherlands

Marleen is the Co-Founder and CEO of Nxchange. Previously the Managing Director of proprietary trading firm, Optiver, where she was responsible for all US activities and managed over 150 option traders. Marleen is specialised in building decentralized trading platforms, digitizing assets, tokenizing securities and adhering to regulatory compliance to trade any physical asset or security in a peer-to-peer environment.

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Niels van DaatselaarCEO, EasyTrade by Rabobank, The Netherlands

Niels has worked in various wholesale banking roles at Rabobank. He started his carreer in 2000 in M&A, where he worked for the Telecom, Media and Internet team in both the Netherlands and Hong Kong. In 2007 he became the global head of eCommerce at Financial Markets where he developed Rabo TransAct, Rabobank’s new FX platform and wholesale portal. In 2011 he became regional MD for Corporate Banking. At the end of 2015 he was the winner – with a team of two others – of the bank’s global innovation campaign: Moonshots. Since then he is the CEO of Easytrade, a venture of the bank.

Niels van DaatselaarCEO, EasyTrade by Rabobank, The Netherlands

Niels has worked in various wholesale banking roles at Rabobank. He started his carreer in 2000 in M&A, where he worked for the Telecom, Media and Internet team in both the Netherlands and Hong Kong. In 2007 he became the global head of eCommerce at Financial Markets where he developed Rabo TransAct, Rabobank’s new FX platform and wholesale portal. In 2011 he became regional MD for Corporate Banking. At the end of 2015 he was the winner – with a team of two others – of the bank’s global innovation campaign: Moonshots. Since then he is the CEO of Easytrade, a venture of the bank.

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Bart van de SandeHead of Transaction Banking, ABN AMRO Bank, Netherlands

Married to Sara and proud father of Jennifer, 4 years and Yorik 1 year. I live in Rotterdam, city of passion and hard work and with the most beautiful skyline in the Netherlands and beyond. I am Head of Transaction Banking Operations & Client Services Commercial Banking. In this role I combine world class communication with our clients and flawles execution of their demands. Creating an agile team, which allows us to respond to external developments, such as changing customer requirements and legislation. And where we can optimally support the business to realise the dreams of our clients. My believe is that building great teams, creating fun, creativity, ambition and digitalization automaticaly delivers customer-oriented results. I connect people, coach my team members and quickly translate strategy into concrete results. Crazy for clients and ambitous to contribute to a new ABN AMRO! After starting at Unilever, I got bank-wide experience within Commercial and Retail Banking, Finance / Strategy and Programm Management.

Bart van de SandeHead of Transaction Banking, ABN AMRO Bank, Netherlands

Married to Sara and proud father of Jennifer, 4 years and Yorik 1 year. I live in Rotterdam, city of passion and hard work and with the most beautiful skyline in the Netherlands and beyond. I am Head of Transaction Banking Operations & Client Services Commercial Banking. In this role I combine world class communication with our clients and flawles execution of their demands. Creating an agile team, which allows us to respond to external developments, such as changing customer requirements and legislation. And where we can optimally support the business to realise the dreams of our clients. My believe is that building great teams, creating fun, creativity, ambition and digitalization automaticaly delivers customer-oriented results. I connect people, coach my team members and quickly translate strategy into concrete results. Crazy for clients and ambitous to contribute to a new ABN AMRO! After starting at Unilever, I got bank-wide experience within Commercial and Retail Banking, Finance / Strategy and Programm Management.

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Dr. Ebbe NegenmaanCRO, Aegon Bank, Netherlands

As of August 2017 Dr. Ebbe Negenman is a member of the executive board and Chief Risk Officer of Aegon Bank in The Hague (The Netherlands). In that he is responsible for the risk and compliancy functions of the bank. Previously he fulfilled the position of head of Regulatory Risk at ABN AMRO Bank where he was responsible for Model Risk, Model Validation, the Risk Policy setting, the Risk Governance Office, and for the 2nd line on the risk regulatory compliancy.

Previously Ebbe hold senior management positions at various places within ING Group. In Hong Kong Ebbe was overlooking the investment risk of the ING Life entities in the Asia and Pacific region. Before that he was the senior managing director Market Risk of ING Real Estate, at that time one of the largest real estate companies in the world. Ebbe started his career in Asset and Liability Management at MeesPierson in Amsterdam. Ebbe has a PhD In Operation Research and a Masters’ in Mathematics as well as a Masters’ in Econometrics.

Dr. Ebbe NegenmaanCRO, Aegon Bank, Netherlands

As of August 2017 Dr. Ebbe Negenman is a member of the executive board and Chief Risk Officer of Aegon Bank in The Hague (The Netherlands). In that he is responsible for the risk and compliancy functions of the bank. Previously he fulfilled the position of head of Regulatory Risk at ABN AMRO Bank where he was responsible for Model Risk, Model Validation, the Risk Policy setting, the Risk Governance Office, and for the 2nd line on the risk regulatory compliancy.

Previously Ebbe hold senior management positions at various places within ING Group. In Hong Kong Ebbe was overlooking the investment risk of the ING Life entities in the Asia and Pacific region. Before that he was the senior managing director Market Risk of ING Real Estate, at that time one of the largest real estate companies in the world. Ebbe started his career in Asset and Liability Management at MeesPierson in Amsterdam. Ebbe has a PhD In Operation Research and a Masters’ in Mathematics as well as a Masters’ in Econometrics.

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Roland WassCRO, Raiffeisen Bank, Russia
Roland WassCRO, Raiffeisen Bank, Russia
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Branko GreganovicCEO, NLB Banka Belgrade, Serbia
Branko GreganovicCEO, NLB Banka Belgrade, Serbia
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Pedro Pinto CoelhoCEO, Banco BNI Europe, Portugal

Innovative, agile and multi-award winning banking leader with over 25 years’ international financial services experience with leading blue-chip institutions across three continents in progressive leadership roles, both executive and NED, in Investment Banking, Wealth Management, general management, business development, strategy and latterly in FinTech. His value proposition is centered around enabling challenger banks to establish strategic partnerships with FinTechs to create profitable financial products using an ‘open architecture model.’ Expert in driving digital banking transformations both in terms of creating ‘best in class’ digital customer experiences, and transforming key internal support functions to fully align with the overall digital transformation programs of financial institutions.”

Pedro Pinto CoelhoCEO, Banco BNI Europe, Portugal

Innovative, agile and multi-award winning banking leader with over 25 years’ international financial services experience with leading blue-chip institutions across three continents in progressive leadership roles, both executive and NED, in Investment Banking, Wealth Management, general management, business development, strategy and latterly in FinTech. His value proposition is centered around enabling challenger banks to establish strategic partnerships with FinTechs to create profitable financial products using an ‘open architecture model.’ Expert in driving digital banking transformations both in terms of creating ‘best in class’ digital customer experiences, and transforming key internal support functions to fully align with the overall digital transformation programs of financial institutions.”

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Amir ArooniGroup CIO, National Nederlanden, Netherlands

“Companies today must maximize the quality of what they do, minimize their costs and grow market share. I believe that the combination of process agility, technology and talented people helps deliver all three.” – Amir Arooni

In his career Amir has always striven to empower people, arranging them in small, multidisciplinary teams to do great work and encouraging them to embrace the innovations and craftsmanship that deliver improved products and better customer service.
In creating high performing communities over many years, Amir has developed a personal set of core skills:
– a strong customer focus and keen strategic understanding
– the ability to re-engineer, re-purpose and revitalize organisations
– the ability to build an engaged and high performing workforce, using effective organization structure and a creative way of working.

He believes these are the qualities that help build a winning business.
Amir is the CIO of Nationale Nederlanden Group (NN) and former CIO at ING, where he had global responsibility for digital channels and payments. He holds a Masters degree in Positive Leadership and Strategy from IE Business School, a Masters in Consulting and Coaching for Change from HEC & Oxford University and an MBA from Erasmus University.

Amir ArooniGroup CIO, National Nederlanden, Netherlands

“Companies today must maximize the quality of what they do, minimize their costs and grow market share. I believe that the combination of process agility, technology and talented people helps deliver all three.” – Amir Arooni

In his career Amir has always striven to empower people, arranging them in small, multidisciplinary teams to do great work and encouraging them to embrace the innovations and craftsmanship that deliver improved products and better customer service.
In creating high performing communities over many years, Amir has developed a personal set of core skills:
– a strong customer focus and keen strategic understanding
– the ability to re-engineer, re-purpose and revitalize organisations
– the ability to build an engaged and high performing workforce, using effective organization structure and a creative way of working.

He believes these are the qualities that help build a winning business.
Amir is the CIO of Nationale Nederlanden Group (NN) and former CIO at ING, where he had global responsibility for digital channels and payments. He holds a Masters degree in Positive Leadership and Strategy from IE Business School, a Masters in Consulting and Coaching for Change from HEC & Oxford University and an MBA from Erasmus University.

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Remco NeuteboomChief Digital Officer, Atos Global Financial Services, Netherlands

Remco is the Group Chief Digital Officer for Financial Services. Alongside his team of industry directors, Remco works on major digital transformation projects in Financial Services. Remco’s particular areas of focus include Customer Experience, Operational Transformation, Trust & Compliance and Business Reinvention — ranging from developing new data-driven business models through to Cloud strategy. He is also responsible for the Atos Group FinTech strategy and go-to-market approach to working with innovative start-up companies, including the Atos Global Fintech Program. More info: atos.net/fintech/home

Remco and the team strive to create a bank or insurer for the future: “We believe that bringing together people, businesses and disruptive (FinTech) technology is the way forward. At Atos, we embrace this journey, striving to remain the trusted partner that delivers digital empowerment to our clients.”. He has more than 20 years’ experience in digital business transformation and has spent more than a decade working in Financial Services.

Remco NeuteboomChief Digital Officer, Atos Global Financial Services, Netherlands

Remco is the Group Chief Digital Officer for Financial Services. Alongside his team of industry directors, Remco works on major digital transformation projects in Financial Services. Remco’s particular areas of focus include Customer Experience, Operational Transformation, Trust & Compliance and Business Reinvention — ranging from developing new data-driven business models through to Cloud strategy. He is also responsible for the Atos Group FinTech strategy and go-to-market approach to working with innovative start-up companies, including the Atos Global Fintech Program. More info: atos.net/fintech/home

Remco and the team strive to create a bank or insurer for the future: “We believe that bringing together people, businesses and disruptive (FinTech) technology is the way forward. At Atos, we embrace this journey, striving to remain the trusted partner that delivers digital empowerment to our clients.”. He has more than 20 years’ experience in digital business transformation and has spent more than a decade working in Financial Services.

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Margarita CherikbaevaCEO, Kompanion Bank, Kyrgyzstan

From March 12, 2018 Margarita Cherikbaeva was appointed as a CEO of Kompanion Bank CJSC. Prior to joining Kompanion Bank, Margarita had been CEO of Finca Bank from 2015. From 2011 to 2015 she held position of the Chief Operating Officer in Finca Bank. Prior to that, Margarita Cherikbaeva supervised the work of the business units associated with German bank ProCredit Holding in the Caucasus, West Africa and Latin America. She has many years experience in consulting work in West Africa, Southeast Asia and the Middle East. Margarita Cherikbaeva received a Masters Degree in Economics from the University of Trier (Germany).

Margarita CherikbaevaCEO, Kompanion Bank, Kyrgyzstan

From March 12, 2018 Margarita Cherikbaeva was appointed as a CEO of Kompanion Bank CJSC. Prior to joining Kompanion Bank, Margarita had been CEO of Finca Bank from 2015. From 2011 to 2015 she held position of the Chief Operating Officer in Finca Bank. Prior to that, Margarita Cherikbaeva supervised the work of the business units associated with German bank ProCredit Holding in the Caucasus, West Africa and Latin America. She has many years experience in consulting work in West Africa, Southeast Asia and the Middle East. Margarita Cherikbaeva received a Masters Degree in Economics from the University of Trier (Germany).

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Agenda

Two interactive days with the movers and shakers in the C-suites of Europe's banking, finance and fintech sector.

  • Day 1 6 June 2019
  • Day 2 7 June 2019
  • Auditorium
09:00 AM - 09:30 AMOpening Keynote By Duena BlomstromAuthor, Co-Founder and CEO, Emotional Banking™ and PeopleNotTech Ltd.
09:30 AM - 09:50 AMHow corporates can innovate successfully By Sikko van KatwijkChairman, KAS BANK, Netherlands

• Our LAB experience
• First blockchain succes

09:50 AM - 10:10 AMCountry Focus: Ukraine | Macro-economic overview and Fintech investment opportunities in and from Ukraine By Elena VelikayaFounder & CEO, Adamant Capital, Ukraine
10:10 AM - 10:30 AMBridging the gap between banks and social applications By May MichelsonHead of Business Development, Europe - PayKey, Israel

As millennials spend hours a day on social applications, banks face a new challenge: How can they engage with this important segment and become an inseparable part of users’ social and digital lives?

We will share the journey we made with leading banks all over the world, transforming the mobile keyboard into an effective channel for financial services, information, and communication
• Using social messaging apps as a new engagement channel for financial services
• Providing seamless and intuitive gateway to everyday banking activities
• Driving customer experience through the most used app on the planet: the smartphone keyboard
• Positioning banks as innovation leaders: what it takes to be always in front of the customer

10:30 AM - 11:00 AMCase Study: The Blockchain Bank Account By Marleen EvertszCEO, nXchange, Netherlands

Co-Presenter: Niek van Rens, Chief Innovation Officer, ABN AMRO Bank Clearing Bank

Niek van Rens (44)  started his career in the clearing business. He quickly became mid office manager at Extra Clearing (ING). After that , he moved from there to two prop firms as and became director. Inspired by the innovative way of thinking he developed, he commenced as an independent contractor to be able to quickly follow new developments. In that capacity, he set up a new trading firm, helped to develop a CCP in the Nordics at EuroCCP, setup a new derivatives CCP in the capcity as MD and replaced the core custody and payment system within ABN AMRO Clearing  Since 2017, Niek is chief innovation officer for ABN AMRO Clearing Bank. He recently helped to set up a well noticed collaboration between ABN AMRO and NXChange to setup a new banking as service based on DLT technology. His main priority is to find new ways to adapt the banking world to the new, fast paced world outside of the banking bubble.

11:00 AM - 12:00 PMCoffee Break
12:00 PM - 12:20 PMOn-Stage Interview: Ali Niknam, Founder & CEO, bunq By Jeff TijssenGlobal Head of Consulting, 11:FS, United Kingdom

Ali Niknam (1981), born in Canada but from Iranian descent, set up his first company when he was just 16 years old. In his early twenties he founded TransIP, the biggest domain name and web hosting provider of the Netherlands. In 2012 he set out to change the banking industry radically and founded bunq.

12:20 PM - 12:40 PMCyber security assurance in the fintech space By Julio Cesar FortDirector of Professional Services, Blaze Information Security, Portugal

Backed by modern technologies and relying on the increasing digitalization of our lives, startups in the fintech space have been disrupting the traditional financial sector with innovative products and services, creating a whole new experience for customers on how they interact with payments, investments, insurance cash backs, and more. Cyber security has been a current topic and a crucial business requirement for companies and organizations across the world, and for fintech companies it is no different.

This talk will briefly discuss the risks and cyber security challenges many fintechs face, and drive home the importance of establishing a well structured IT security program.

• Cyber security in fintech
• Software assurance – building security in
• Management and mitigation of cyber risks
• Secure digital transformation

12:40 PM - 01:00 PMThe New World of Financial Cybercrime By Yaron HazanFinancial Crimes Solutions Subject Matter Expert, ThetaRay, Israel
01:00 PM - 01:20 PMData-driven cases for business amplification in modern digital banking By Nikita PustovoytovHead of Data Science, Odebrim, Russia

Credit marketplace odobrim.ru is a new service developed in Financial Group BCS which is intended to ease getting a loan with best conditions for a wide audience. Data Science team helps the project to grow faster, solving problems on all of the stages of the client lifecycle: starting from client acquisition, scoring, increasing conversion to desired actions, finding the best offer for the person with respect of his needs, credit history and other factors, up- and cross-selling loans and non-financial products including insurance. The goal of the presentation is sharing some of the implemented cases for odobrim.ru and covering emerged problems.

01:20 PM - 02:30 PMRound Table Discussion – Lending & Alternative Finance | The Battle for the Customer Relationship By Ronald KleverlaanEuropean Center for Alternative Finance, Netherlands

Participants:
– Nikita Pustovoytov, Head of Data Science, Odebrim, Russia
– Pedro Pinto Coelho, CEO, Banco BNI Europe, Portugal
– Florin Boldescu, CDO, BRD Groupe Societe Generale, Romania

Topics:
Battle for the Customer Relationship
– Human Centered Design
– Personalized Customer Experience
– Frictionless Customer on-boarding

02:30 PM - 03:30 PMLunch Break
03:30 PM - 03:50 PMOn-Stage Interview: Elliot Goykhman, Founder and CEO, LikeBank, USA By Morten KriekFounder & Managing Partner, Kriek & Co.
03:50 PM - 04:10 PMCountry Focus: Ukraine | Possibilities & Opportunities By Sergey VaskovManaging Partner, ESKA Capital, Ukraine
04:10 PM - 04:30 PMDigital Transformation of Operations By Bart van de SandeHead of Transaction Banking, ABN AMRO Bank, Netherlands

• Managing the basics: Understanding your processes to decide the needs for automation
• How realize successfull leaders & engaged staff: the most important element
• Sharing the results and lessons learnt from recent RPA and AI projects
• Discussing the success factors in realizing a digital client journey and reducing costs by 50%.
• Key learnings about collaboration between Business, IT and OPS.

04:30 PM - 04:50 PMAgile Transformation in Banking By Roland WassCRO, Raiffeisen Bank, Russia

Raiffeisen bank Russia is leading bank in Agile Transformation in Russia and within RBI Group. Roland has participated in depth in this transformation as a member of the Managing Board. Although the topic is even more relevant for other areas it also impacted CRO Area. He can explain in detail how. Roland has set up a special “Digital Strategy” for the CRO Area focusing on:
• Decision Quality (Big Data, Machine Learning)
• Time to Yes
• Automation
• Reduction of Operational Risk

04:50 PM - 05:30 PMRound Table Discussion – FinTech, Partnerships and Operational Risks By Dr. Ebbe NegenmanCRO, Aegon Bank, Netherlands

Participants:
• Amir Arooni, Group CIO, Nationale Nederlanden
• Artie Debidien, CIO, NIBC Bank
• Roland Wass, CRO, Raiffeisen Bank Russia
• Guillaume Lagrave, CRO, Consors Finanz BNP Paribas, Germany

Moderator:
• Dr. Ebbe Negenman, CRO, Aegon Bank

Topics:
• 3rd Party Risk
• Security Risk
• Effective use of Big Data

05:30 PM - 07:30 PMCocktail Reception
  • Auditorium
09:00 AM - 10:00 AMOpening Keynote By Paolo SironiAuthor and FinTech Thought Leader - IBM Watson Financial Services - IBM Industry Academy, Germany
10:00 AM - 10:20 AMEasyTrade at Rabobank By Niels van DaatselaarCo-founder and CEO, Easytrade at Rabobank, Netherlands
10:20 AM - 10:40 AMCountry Focus: Ukraine | Opportunities and Risks for Financial Institutions & Fintechs in Ukraine By Volodymyr VorobiovManaging Partner, Quantum Attorneys, Ukraine
10:40 AM - 11:00 AMBiometrics By Steve CookVP Business Development at FaceTec, Inc., United Kingdom
11:00 AM - 11:30 AMCoffee Break
11:30 AM - 12:00 PMOn-Stage Interview: Dr. Sanjeev Kanoria, Owner and Vice-Chairman, Austrian Anadi Bank By Morten KriekFounder & Managing Partner, Kriek & Co.
12:00 PM - 12:20 PMPresentation By Leon MuisCOO, Yolt by ING Bank, United Kingdom
12:20 PM - 12:40 PMPSD2 eIDAS Qualified Certificates – Findings from the First Test Phase By Dr. Bertolt EickeSenior Solution Manager, Bundesdrückerei, Germany
12:40 PM - 02:30 PMRound Table Dicsussion – The World of Payments By Moderator to be confirmed

Participants:
• Silvio Pedrazzi, CEO, Intesa Sanpaolo, Albania
• Margarita Cherikbaeva, CEO, Kompanion Bank, Kyrgyzstan
• Branko Greganovic, CEO, NLB Banka Belgrade, Serbia

Moderator:
• To be confirmed

Topics:
• Best Practices in Payments
• PSD2, more than just an EU initiative

02:30 PM - 03:30 PMLunch Break
03:30 PM - 03:50 PMOn-Stage Interview: Peter van Bergel, CEO, AMS-IX, Netherlands By Fiona McFarlaneContent + Marketing Lead, DisruptionBanking

Peter van Burgel has recently been appointed as new CEO of AMS-IX. He succeeds Job Witteman who stepped down from his position in October 2017.

Throughout his 20-year career within the IT, Telecommunications, and Internet industries, Peter has been the driving force behind global business transformation initiatives spanning people, processes, and technology. Peter launched his career within Landis Group, a network products and services company, where he ultimately became Director of Vendor Management and Business Development EMEA.

He then went on to found his own IT solutions company and systems integrator – 2Build4 – from scratch, turning it into a profitable growth engine within just one year. Later as Business Director with KPN, Peter expanded the company’s IT services into outsourcing.

Eventually, Peter joined Westcon-Comstor – a technology distribution leader – where he advanced through leadership roles spanning operations, SAP implementations, and business development.

Most recently Director of Digital Transformation, EMEA, Peter demonstrated his ability to drive radical change through an IT transformation project and complex SAP implementation spanning 24 countries.

Peter holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Architecture and a Bachelor of Arts in Marketing from The Hague University of Applied Sciences.

03:50 PM - 04:10 PM7 cardinal Sins in Fintech UX: Which are You Guilty of? By Dr. András RungErgomania Fintech Product Design, Hungary
04:10 PM - 04:30 PMVideobanking By Pieter BoonHead of Customer Success, 24Sessions, Netherlands

Co-Presenter: Ferdinand Royackers, Business Development, 24Sessions, Netherlands

Customer expectations are shifting away from physical interactions in local branches towards online, instant and personal experiences. Video banking presents a new and better way for customers to connect with their banks anywhere, anytime. Hear from 24sessions how you can successfully leverage this new emerging customer interaction channel.

04:30 PM - 05:30 PMFINTECH STARTUP PITCH BATTLE

Participants will be announced soon!

Jury:
• Olivier Guillaumond, Global Head of Fintechs, ING Bank, Netherlands
• Floris van Ommeren, Head of Strategic Partnerships, ABN AMRO Bank, Netherlands
• Harrie Vollaard, Head of FinTech Ventures at Rabobank, Netherlands
• Remco Neuteboom, Chief Digital Officer, Atos Global Financial Services, Netherlands

Moderator:
• Morten Kriek, Founder & Managing Partner, KRIEK, Netherlands

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