Speakers

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  • ENBANTEC 2020 Conference Speakers

    • Amit Malhotra - Commercial Bank of Dubai - General Manager, Personal Banking Group

      Amit Malhotra - Commercial Bank of Dubai - General Manager, Personal Banking Group

      Amit Malhotra joined Commercial Bank of Dubai in October 2017. Prior to joining CBD, Amit was the Senior Managing Director and Group Retail Banking Head at Al Hilal Bank in Abu Dhabi. Prior to moving to the UAE, he held senior retail and credit roles in Standard Chartered Bank in Singapore, Vietnam and India as well as similar roles in Citibank in Thailand and India. Amit holds a BCom (Hons) from Delhi University and a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management from the Institute of Management Technology, India. Amit is a trained Six Sigma Master Black Belt and he was a founding member of www.makemytrip.com, India’s largest online travel company with market cap of over $1.2 billion.

    • Ehab Mahmoud Hassoubah - Bank Al Bilad - Executive Vice President Retail Banking

      Ehab Mahmoud Hassoubah - Bank Al Bilad - Executive Vice President Retail Banking

      Ehab Hassoubah has over than 20 years of experience in Banking, with broad experience in Commercial, Retail, and Investment Banking Operations, business development, change management, strategic planning, and process and people management. Ehab is currently looking after the Retail business of Bank Al Bilad, leading the various business lines of Consumer lending, Auto lease, Mortgage, Credit and Pre-paid Cards, Debit Cards, Channels management (including ATMs, POSs, and Call Center), Private Banking and Wealth Management, E-Commerce, in addition to managing the 6th largest network of physical branches in KSA with over than 140 branches.

    • Esra Beyzadeoglu - Alternatif Bank - Executive Vice President Information Technologies, Digital Banking and Operations

      Esra Beyzadeoglu - Alternatif Bank - Executive Vice President Information Technologies, Digital Banking and Operations

      After graduating from Istanbul Ataturk Science High School, Ms. Beyzadeoglu attended Galatasaray University and graduated in 2000 with an Industrial Engineering degree. In 2015 she completed an Executive MBA programme at Sabanci University partnered with MIT Sloan School of Management. She started her career as a Project Leader and Business Analyst in the IT Department of Osmanli Bank after being a management trainee. Between the years 2002-2005 she worked as a senior analyst in System Analysis Department of Fintek (the technology company of Ziraat Bank). She joined Accenture in 2005 and worked as technology and management consultant and manager till 2011. Between 2011-2018 she served as the head of Project Management Division in Akbank’s Information Technologies. Ms. Beyzadeoglu was appointed as Executive Vice President at Alternatif Bank Information Technologies and Digital Banking Group in February 2018 and Executive Vice President of Operations in April 2019.

    • Kartik Taneja - Mashreq Bank - Executive Vice President, Head of Payments

      Kartik Taneja - Mashreq Bank - Executive Vice President, Head of Payments

      Kartik has led large and complex businesses in the payments and lending space. He currently leads the payments business at Mashreq Bank – where he and his team are at the heart of a digital transformation in this business. His previous assignment was to lead the global product function for credit cards and personal loans at Standard Chartered. In this role, he drove strategy and multi-market product engineering and business initiatives across 24 Asian and African markets. Prior to this, Kartik led the regional cards and loans business at Standard Chartered for the ASEAN region and has held GM roles in multiple Asian markets. Kartik credits his success to his exposure to multiple verticals besides P&L Management- such as Analytics, Risk Management, Marketing and Sales. He is passionate about combining data, technology and customer insight to experimentation leading to creative and profitable new products and services. Kartik holds an MBA from the Faculty of Management Studies at the University of Delhi, A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Delhi Technological University. He also has completed management programs from Harvard and Oxford. Kartik believes in pursuing truth, beauty and adventure.

    • Pedro Pinto Coelho - BancoBNI Europa - Executive Chairman and CEO

      Pedro Pinto Coelho - BancoBNI Europa - Executive Chairman and CEO

      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.

    • Sonny Zulu - UAE Standard Chartered Bank - Managing Director, Retail Banking

      Sonny Zulu - UAE Standard Chartered Bank - Managing Director, Retail Banking

      Sonny is the Head and Managing Director of Retail Banking business at Standard Chartered Bank, UAE. He is responsible for driving Wealth Management, Retail Products, Distribution/Branch Banking across Priority, Premium, Personal and Islamic segments. Prior to this role he was the Regional Head of Strategic Transformation, Alliance and Performance Management for Africa and the Middle East at Standard Chartered Bank. Before relocating to Dubai, Sonny was the Head of Retail Banking for Standard Chartered Bank Zambia and Southern Africa. He took up senior leadership responsibilities at a very young age and he has held a number of senior executive roles in the Bank which include; Head of Retail Clients, General Manager for Distribution for Zambia and Southern Africa and Head of Corporate Affairs. As an entrepreneur, Sonny is a joint owner of Air Mafuta Aviation services. He founded this company in 2009 together with two other Directors. The company supplies aviation fuel to both local and international clients. Sonny holds an MBA from Manchester Business School and he has a degree in Metallurgy and Mineral Processing from the University of Zambia. He is married to Ngosa and he has three sons – Joshua, Josiah and Joel. Outside the work arena, Sonny enjoys travelling, astronomy, natural history and following latest natural and science discoveries.

    • Ivan Ivanov - Bulgarian-American Credit Bank - Director, Retail Banking

      Ivan Ivanov - Bulgarian-American Credit Bank - Director, Retail Banking

      Ivan Ivanov is Director Retail Banking at Bulgarian-American Credit Bank (BACB). He has 16 years of banking experience in the fields of Retail banking, lending, sales, process management, management of branch network and HR. Before joining the team of BACB in December 2018, he was taking the position Head of Retail banking in Allianz Bank Bulgaria. Recently he is responsible for business development, sales to retail and micro-enterprise customers, product development, innovations, branch network management, development of sales channels. He is member of the Credit Committee, the Committee for New and Active Products and the Committee for Social activities of the Bank. Ivan has Bachelor degree in Finance and Masters degree in International Economics. He also has Executive MBA from Cotrugli Business School /Zagreb/.

    • Margus Simson - Komercni Banka - Chief Digital Officer, Member of the Board

      Margus Simson - Komercni Banka - Chief Digital Officer, Member of the Board

      Studied in Tallinn University of Technology in Estonia in the field of economics. From 2000 to 2006, he worked as the director of the web environment department at SEB Bank. From 2006 to 2009, he served as Director of Electronic Channels at Swedbank. From 2009 to 2013, he held various positions in the field of information technology within Eesti Energia, which is the largest producer and supplier of energy in Estonia. From 2009 to 2017, he worked as an expert in digital strategy and CEO at Ziraff, consultancy company with the widest experience in digital services in Estonia. From 2017 to 2019, he held the position of CDO at Luminor Bank. Since January 2019, he was elected by the Supervisory Board as a member of the Board of Directors of Komerční Banka, Chief Digital Officer with responsibility for managing the technology areas and digitalization in the bank.

    • Okan Acar - Kuveyt Turk Participation Bank - Digital Transformation Group Manager

      Okan Acar - Kuveyt Turk Participation Bank - Digital Transformation Group Manager

      Okan has 20 years of banking experience in several departments including Credit Analysis, Product Development, Retail Marketing, SME Marketing, Digital Marketing and Private Banking Marketing. He is also teaching undergraduate courses at universities. He has a PhD in Finance at Istanbul University. In addition, he has an advanced CMB license, credit and corporate rating licenses and a BES certificate. Since April-2018, he has been working on the digital transformation program of Kuveyt Turk with the main objective of maximizing Customer Experience.

    • Rami Al Karmi - Jordan Ahli Bank - Senior Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer

      Rami Al Karmi - Jordan Ahli Bank - Senior Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer

      Rami is a futurist proud geek, cross-industry innovation and lean exponential growth advisor, investor and executive. He is the senior vice president and chief innovation officer at Jordan Ahli Bank, also he is CEO of Ahli FinTech the 1st Bank fully owned financial technologies company and fintech accelerator in the Middle East. Rami is an Innovation X speaker at NASA's cross-industry innovation summit, a mentor at 500 Startups, Unreasonable Future, and Startupbootcamp fintech, chairman at Arcoten, Octonius.com, member of the board at Al Raed Arabi School, and member of the advisory board of Think Barter Network, Roybi AI-Powered Robots, and WAKE International in San Francisco. Rami founded his 1st startup at the age of 19, he holds an Electrical Engineering degree from University of Jordan, and completed the Venture Capital Executive Program at HAAS UC Berkeley, and “The Leading for the future”, and “The Leading, Organizing for Action” Executive Programs at Harvard Kennedy School, and the Senior Executive Education Program at UC San Diego. Rami is a passionate advocate of the Lean Startup movement and is a regular judge, mentor & keynote speaker at the region's important innovation, entrepreneurship & technology events. He designed and produced a number of events and interventions in this space including the THINKLEAN speaker series, LeanStartupProgram, BackToStartupBasics, and his popular innovation/futurist talks titled: The Future of ....