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Speakers announced for Financial Innovation Summit

Over eighteen speakers have been announced for African Innovator Round Table: Financial Innovation Summit, an annual one-day summit exploring innovation in financial services. The Summit will be held on October 28 at Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel, Sandton, Johannesburg.
The African Innovator Round Tables: Financial Innovation Summit is a multi-stakeholder initiative that brings together finance executives, non-governmental organizations, technology service providers, telcos, government functionaries, and intergovernmental agencies concerned with ensuring the growth of the financial services sector on the continent.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Berdine Viljoen: Chief Information Officer - Sasfin Group
  • Fundile Ntuli: Chief Information Officer - Ubank
  • Evans Munyuki: Head of Digital for Retail and Business Bank - Barclays Africa Group
  • Jayshree Naidoo: Incubator Head - Standard Bank
  • James Simpson: Country Manager - VISA South Africa
  • Chandima Miyanadeniya: CIO - Aon SA
  • Derrydean Dadzie (Ghana): Chief Executive Officer - DreamOval Ghana Limited
  • Frank Pinto: ICT Consultant, Former CIO - Bankserve
  • Lilian Makoi (Tanzania): Co-Founder and Director Digital Products - EdgePoint
  • Michael Haddad: Lead Architect - Hitachi Data Systems
  • Tony De Sousa: Managing Executive: Solutions Business @ Telkom
  • Vimbai Carole: Muzofa Director - Network Management Standard Chartered Bank
  • Lourandi Kriel: Head of Finance - Fintech
  • Valter Adao: Lead Director and Innovation Leader - Deloitte Ditigal Africa
  • Brian Richardson: Chief Executive Officer - Wizzit International

    Further speakers and a full agenda will be announced over the coming days.?

    Some of the organisations that will be represented by senior executives include; The South African Reserve Bank, Sanlam, Liberty, Land Bank, Standard Bank, Wizzit, Bankserve, Standard Chartered Bank, Frost and Sullivan, Fin24, CNBC Africa, Sasfin Bank, Wizzit, Visa, Ubank, AON, Deloitte, GSMA, Telkom Business, Hitachi Data Systems and Barclays Africa amongst others.?

    African Innovator Round Table: Financial Innovation Summit will once again assemble the innovators building the future of financial services and challenge assumptions about the entire industry. From mobility, to analytics and Bitcoin regulation, the event will demonstrate the diverse influences on tomorrow's retail experience.

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