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Founder & CEO

Philip Watson

Chief Innovation Officer

Jon Ng

General Manager, Technology & Innovation

Winnie Cheng

Director of the AI Lab

Andrei Kirilenko

Associate Professor of Finance

Janos Barberis


Dan Liebau

Founding Director

Anna Maj

Fintech Leader and Advisor

Paul Rohan

Head of Strategy - Finance

Secil Watson

Executive Vice-President

Carlos Figueredo

Founder & CEO

Stephan Murer

Former Group CTO

Jean-Michel Godeffroy

President, JMG Consulting | Former Director General ECB

Fred Bär

Associate, Payments Advisory Group | Secretary General, EACHA

Kim Ford

Senior VP, Government Relations

Ritesh Jain

Former COO, HSBC | Co-Founder, Infynit

Francois Blanc

Managing Director

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Jean-Philippe Desbiolles

Global VP for Data, Cognitive & AI

Shameek Kundu

Head of Financial Services & Chief Strategy Officer

Siew Kai Choy

Director & Board Member

Ramneek Gupta

Founder & Managing Partner

Shonali Krishnaswamy

Chief Technology Officer

Anant Bhardwaj

Founder & CEO

David Hardoon

Senior Advisor for Data & AI

Frank Chen

Senior Software Engineer

Rand Hindi

Chief Executive Officer

Marcin Detyniecki

Head of Research & Development, Group Chief Data Scientist

Janet Yuen

Global Head of Conversational Banking

Erkin Adylov

CEO & Founder

Gurjeet Singh

Founder & CEO

Cao Yang

Research Director

Diane Nolan

Managing Director

Catherine Havasi

Co-Founder and Board Advisor

Martin Markiewicz

Co-founder & CEO

Ned Philips

Founder & CEO

Ericson Chan

Chief Information & Digital Officer

Anne Boden

CEO & Founder

Rob Frohwein

CEO & Co-Founder

Daniel Aranda

Ex-Managing Director Europe

Ronit Ghose

Global Head of Banks Research

Christophe Chazot

Ex Group Head of Innovation

Scarlet Sieber

MD & Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer

Veiverne Yuen

Co-Founder & Managing Director

Goncalo De Vasconcelos

Chief Innovation Officer

Jitendra Tekchandani

Head of Open Banking

Paolo Sironi

Global Research Leader

Liz Oakes

Executive Vice-President

Paul Fremantle

Chief Technology Officer

Leon Muis

Chief Business Officer

Scott Farrell

Senior Partner

Keith Grose

Head of UK

Frankie Tam

International Technology Lawyer

Mariana Velazquez

Innovation Specialist

Jozsef Czimer

Advisor to CEO

Sopnendu Mohanty

Chief Fintech Officer

Serey Chea

Assistant Director

Søren Rode Jain Andreasen

Chief Digital Officer

Reed Luhtanen

Executive Director

Carlo Palmers

Head of Payments Solutions

Nick Ogden


Navin Gupta

Managing Director, South Asia & MENA

Lajos Bartha

Executive Director, Financial Infrastructures & Banking Operations

Konstantin Peric

Deputy Director, Financial Services for the Poor

Andrea Dunlop

External Advisory Board Member RTGS

Kennedy Mubita

Africa and ME Lead

Julien Le Goc

Director of Policy

Grace Chong

Payments Regulatory Specialist

Gert Bijleveld

Entrepreneur & Senior Associate

Giang Pham Thi Huong

Head of Business Development

Sandra Alzetta

Global Vice President

Georgie Smallwood

Former Chief Product Officer

Gaston Aussems

Former CEO

Gabriela Guibourg

Head of Applied Research Division

Ebi Atawodi

Head of Product Payments

Charles Delingpole

Founder & CEO

Magdalene Loh

VP & Head of Innovation

Saim Yeong Harng

Venture Lead

Peter Collingridge

EMEA Head, D10x

Jay Chinnadorai

Managing Director

Christina Nesheva

Hive Innovation Lab

Vivek Ramachandran

Chief Executive Officer

Nicolas Vrillaud

Head of Business Development

Grete Øverbø

Head of Financial Services

Shankar Srinivasan

COO & Co-Founder

Giorgio Andreoli

Managing Director

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