Digital Innovations shaping the future Banking Landscape in MENA Region

Digital Innovations shaping the future Banking Landscape in MENA Region

In the wake of the pandemic, banks across the globe continue to pursue digital transformation aggressively to position and prepare themselves to thrive in the post-COVID, digital-first world. As a result, the MENA banking sector is also undergoing profound changes, giving regional banks the opportunity to rethink their existing business models and take a giant leap into the future.

Introducing the Future Banks Summit MENA, an exciting and timely two-day event organized by Verve Management set to take place at the Conrad Dubai on the 20th and 21st of February 2022, featuring practical case studies and interactive panels, all intended to assist the region’s banking industry in determining the best path forward for overcoming long-standing resistance.

The summit intends to emphasize the future of the banking industry in the MENA region through digital breakthroughs and innovation, along with tech-driven redefined business continuity planning strategies. Changing consumer trends, adoption of next-generation technology, the change from customer service to customer engagement, mobile workforces, and the need to right-size branch networks are all opportunities for regional banks to seize and accelerate the transition to digital banking.

The two-day event will feature number of well-known industry professionals from across the globe who will participate in a number of panel discussions and Q&A sessions covering topics such as Financial inclusion via open banking in the Middle East & Africa, Core banking on the Cloud, Banking as a Service (BAAS), Revolution in Sharia-Compliant digital banking, AI-Bank of the Future, Conversational Banking, Fraud, AML & Financial Crime, Digital Onboarding & Journeys, and more, all of which assess the impact of digital transformation in the financial sector today.

Our roaster of speakers includes experts like Mr. Tareq Al-Sadhan, President and Chief Executive Officer, Riyad Bank – KSA, David Bolocan, Head of Deposits, Payments, Cash Management and Banking as a Service, Lending Club – USA, Ewa Kostorkiewicz, Head of Customer Insights and Performance, First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB) – UAE, Devid Jegerson, Head of Customer Experience & Platform Development, National Bank of Fujairah PJSC – UAE, Shino Thomas, Chief Technology Officer, National Bank of Oman – Oman, Stefan Kimmel, Chief Operating Officer, Commercial Bank of Dubai – UAE, Fahad Altwaijri, Head of Retail Banking Technology & Enterprise Solutions, SABB – KSA, Amit Malhotra, General Manager – Personal Banking Group, Commercial Bank of Dubai – UAE and many more.

Furthermore, attendees will also have ample opportunity to network with these globally renowned professionals making this a must-attend event if you are eager to innovate and want to join the ranks of the industry’s brightest minds.

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