Anna Maj

FinTech Expert & Payments Visionary, Poland

Anna has 18 years of experience in the financial and payment services industry gained in Poland and CEE (Citigroup, T-Mobile, mBank). She was also a CEO of one of the leading Polish payment institutions and acquirers.

Anna’s expertise lies in digital payments (mobile, cards, wallets), acquiring as well as  cognitive banking. She is responsible for building cooperation models between financial corporations and fintechs, particularly in frames of the open banking and payments projects as well as driving innovation in the European payments ecosystem.

She introduced one of the first online payment gateways in CEEMEA region as well as the first digital wallet and mobile payment solution. Managed also the implementation of the first mobile banking app and the first local mobile payments initiative.

Anna is involved in the financial education and inclusion projects as well as mentoring (PwC CEE Startup Collider, Ashoka). She is an Expert at the Banking Technologies Forum (Cognitive Banking Group) at the Polish Bank Association, Expert Member of the Jury at the EU European Innovation Council (SME Instrument), the Jury of the CEE Capital Markets & FinTech Awards as well as the Jury of FinTech & InsurTech Awards (FinTech Digital Congress). Speaker and Advisory Board member at international FinTech/Payments conferences. Featured in the “TOP 20 Women in FinTech” Report (Institute of Innovative Economy, March 2017).

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FTh = B² | Viable alternatives to B²


As we have mentioned before, this wave of innovation called FinTech will change the face of banking as we know it. We believe incumbent banks will come out on top, as Better Banks. There are however some viable alternatives scenarios describing the potential impact of FinTech on banks. These scenarios are not mutually exclusive and […]