FinTech Connect Live 2016 — ExCel London

FinTech Connect Live 2016, Europe’s most exciting, full eco-system Fintech event, has been held last week in London. 2312 attendees over 2 days from 44 countries, with 180 experts speaking in 120 conference sessions came together in one place to help learn, network and fully immerse attendees in the energy created by this most exciting of industries. Below you can access the event presentations available.


11:00am How effective collaboration models can drive fintech innovation

Speaker: Ben Robinson, Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer, Temenos

11:20am Start up case study: Kantox

Speaker: Antonio Rami, COO & Co-Founder, Kantox

11:40am Start up case study: Curve

Speaker: Shachar Bialick, Founder & CEO, Curve

12:00pm Opportunities and risks presented by Brexit on Fintech

Speaker: Dominic Hill, Partner, Financial Institutions Group, Hogan Lovells

3:45pm Hype vs. reality: How disruptive will robo-advisory, algorithmic trading and machine learning platforms really become?

Speaker: Stéphane Eyraud, Senior Partner, CEO & Co-Founder, Chappuis Halder & Cie

4:05pm How AWS help fintech startups to scale up quickly, competitively and efficiently

Speakers: David Elliott, Head of Financial Services Architecture, AWS

& Julian Cork, COO, Landbay

5:00pm How developments in the field of robo-advisory have changed the playing field for wealth management

Speaker: Giovanni Daprà, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, MoneyFarm


11:40am Assessing major trends in emerging digital business and distribution models for insurance

Speaker: Jamie Macgregor, SVP, Global Insurance, Celent

12:00pm Start up case study: RightIndem

Speaker: David Stubbs, Founder and Director, RightIndem

14:00pm The connected insurance opportunity across business lines

Speaker: Matteo Carbone, Principal, Bain & Company Italy

14:40pm Why O2 is entering the car insurance market

Speaker: Steve Wright, Head of Product and Operations, O2 Drive

15:35pm AI in Insurance: The road to robo

Speaker: Larry Shapiro, CEO & Co-Founder, Surely

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10:50am How a prepaid card program can provide the flexibility and adaptability to underpin a fintech start up launch. A focus on WeSwap — a high impact currency exchange product

Speakers: R.C ‘Chow’ Yalamanchili, Chief Operating Officer, Yalamanchili

Jared Jesner, Founder & CEO,

& Daniel Spier, Managing Director, IDT Finance

11:40am The importance of fast and secure multi channel customer enrolment in the new digital world

Speaker: Anthony Lloyd-Perks, Head of Business Development UK & Ireland, Gemalto UK Ltd

14:15pm The impact of PSD2 in the UK and Europe

Speaker: Jon Chertkow, Partner, Hogan Lovells

InsurTech & FinTech

10:10am Smart Blockchains or Shrewd Insurers — The Promises & Limits of Mutual Distributed Ledger Technology

Speaker: Professor Michael Mainelli, Executive Chairman, Z/Yen Group

11:10am Start up case study: CoVi Analytics

Speaker: Waleed Sarwar, CEO & Founder, CoVi Analytics

1:05pm The value of data in the digital economy

Speaker: Gareth Stephens, Head of New Proposition Development, GBG PLC

4:00pm Alternative finance: a new landscape for SME borrowers

Speaker: Dr. Louise Beaumont, CEO, Vector

Originally published at Panayiotis Georgiou.