AGENDA

24th February 2020, Hotel Sahara Star, Mumbai

09.00 - 09.50 Registration & Networking Coffee
09.50 - 10.00 WELCOME ADDRESS BY ET EDGE
10.00 - 10.15 KEYNOTE ADDRESS | Accelerate towards your Innovation Inflection Point
Identify your business inflection points and innovate, using technology and deep listening; Get inspired by BFSI case studies in India
V Viswanand, Deputy Managing Director - Max Life Insurance
10.15 - 11.15 INAUGURAL PANEL DISCUSSION | Importance of a supportive regulatory environment - Perspective from financial institutions & regulators
Moderator: Manish Jain, Partner - Digital Consulting & FinTech - KPMG India
Panellists:
Nehal Vora, MD & CEO - Central Depository Services (India)
Rishi Gupta, MD & CEO - Fino Payments Bank
Sunil Mehta, Chief Executive - Indian Banks' Association (IBA)
T.L Alamelu, Member (Non-Life) - Insurance Regulatory Development Authority of India
V.V.K Prasad, Chairman & Managing Director - ViVeKam Financial Services
V Viswanand, Deputy Managing Director - Max Life Insurance
11.15 - 11.30 India’s digital journey: Where we are coming from and where we are heading!
Deepak Sharma, Chief Digital Officer - Kotak Mahindra Bank
11.30 - 12.30 PANEL DISCUSSION | Ushering in the Era of Digital - Using the next wave of digitalization to reach unexplored markets
Moderator: Gaurav Chopra, President - DLAI and CEO - Indialends
Panellists:
Anil Pinapala, Founder & CEO - Vivifi India Finance
Anup Purohit, CIO - Yes Bank
Bhavesh Jain, Chief Revenue Officer - TransUnion CIBIL
Preetam Dey, Regional Sales Director, India - SAP Concur
Topendra Bhattacharjee, Head - Digital Banking, Direct Banking & Analytics - RBL Bank
Vikas Bhonsle, CEO - Crayon Software Experts India
12.30 - 12.40 Consumer Credit Industry Insights
Abhay Kelkar, Vice President - Research & Consulting - TransUnion CIBIL
12.40 - 12.50 Bajaj Allianz Life
12.50 - 13.10 FIRE SIDE CHAT | Working on FinTech & Financial Institution partnerships - making it happen and common challenges to overcome
As the finance industry changes the definition of business and generates the next generation of institutions, it is evident that partnerships are a linchpin for riding the wave of disruption successfully. The fireside chat focusses on how to form successful partnerships between mainstream financial institutions and FinTechs while addressing pressing financial inclusion challenges and expansion to new markets or old markets in new forms.
Moderator: V .V. Harshan, A.V.P. - AGNII (Invest India)
Panellists:
Hemant Gala, Head Payments, Banking & Financial Services - PhonePe
Lincy Therattil, Head - Open Innovations & Fintech Platform - Barclays
13.10 - 14.00 CONFERENCE LUNCHEON
14.00 - 14.15 The Rise and Importance of RegTech
This presentation will cover the current state of the RegTech sphere, its evolution in the next couple of years and finally some of the major issues that RegTech solutions can solve!
Mona Zoet, Founder & CEO - RegPac Revolution
14.15 - 14.45 PANEL DISCUSSION | Security by design - Understanding the relevance and learning from global scenarios
As we transition into a digital world by adopting newer technologies and digital channels, the adoption of advanced cyber & information security practices has not kept pace with the rate of evolution of core business enabling technology. This discussion will explore how proactive approaches are a necessity for the foundation of the BFSI sector & FinTech ecosystem while nurturing trust and credibility.
Moderator: Nabankur Sen, Advisor & Former CISO - Bandhan Bank
Panellists:
Adv. (Dr.) Prashant Mali, Founder & President - Cyber Law Consulting
Adv. Puneet Bhasin, Founder - Cyberjure Legal Consulting
Shivkumar Pandey, Group CISO - Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE)
14.45 - 15.00 Overview of Startup Ecosystem in the State of Haryana
Nitin Bansal, Chief Technology Officer - Department of Information Technology Electronics & Communication (Haryana)
15.00 - 15.15 The Rise of Neo Banking
Vinay Bagri, CEO and Co-founder - Niyo Solutions
15.15 - 16.00 PANEL DISCUSSION | AI, Cloud, Blockchain and beyond - Changing the financial services world individually and in tandem
Understanding the prime importance of fostering a culture of innovation and how FinTech firms can scale innovation to solve consumer problems. Industry leaders shall share their wisdom and experience on how disruptive forces are re-defining the digital leadership.
Moderator: Musheer Ahmed, Managing Director - FinStep Asia & Co-Founder - FinTech Association of Hong Kong
Panellists:
Anindya Karmakar, Head - Digital Lending - Aditya Birla Finance
Prasanna Lohar, Head Innovation & Architecture - DCB Bank
Smriti Tomar, Founder & CEO - Stack Finance
Subhadip Saha, Head Innovation - Mobility & Emerging Technologies - HDFC Bank
16.00 - 16.15 New India and the Indian FinTech landscape
Understanding how the FinTech landscape has evolved in India and where the drive of government initiatives to create a highly conducive FinTech ecosystem for consumers, investors and the public.
Shruti Chandra, AVP Lead Banking & Financial Services - Invest India
16.00 - 16.15 FinTech of the future - How will FinTech evolve in the next decade?
Musheer Ahmed, Managing Director - FinStep Asia & Co-Founder - FinTech Association of Hong Kong
16.15 - 17.15 PANEL DISCUSSION | Unleashing the potential of FinTech & Financial Institutions - Partner or Perish
The biggest near-term threat to most financial institutions comes not from FinTech’s but from traditional competitors better leveraging those FinTech’s. Unless banks and FinTech firms get better at working together, neither will reap the full benefits of innovation. Learn how hybrid models can be the ideal solution!
Moderator: Vishwesh Padmanabhan, Head Technology & Digital Consulting - KPMG
Panellists:
Abhijit Ghosh, Whole Time Director & CEO - U GRO Capital
Amit Jain, Partner - IBS Intelligence
Krishnakumar Chandrashekhar, VP Business Development & Head Innovation - Mindgate Solutions
Lizzie Chapman, CEO & Co-Founder - ZestMoney
Nitin Agarwal, Group CIO, CTO & CDO - Edelweiss Financial Services
Akshay Mehrotra, Co-Founder & CEO - EarlySalary
Virendra Bisht, Co-Founder and CTO - Niyo Solutions
Vivek Gopalakrishnan, Head - Open Banking & FinTech - Federal Bank
17.15 - 17.30 CLOSING REMARKS

AWARDS CEREMONY

18.30 - 19.30 BFSI LEADERS PANEL DISCUSSION | Shaping the future of Financial Services - managing disruptive technology and financial stability
Moderator: Amit Wagh, Partner (Financial Services) - KPMG
Panellists:
Abhishek Singh, Chief Analytics Officer - Lendingkart
Anubrata Biswas, MD & CEO - Airtel Payments Bank
Achintya Gupta, Chief Business Officer - Kuliza
Gaurav Aggarwal, Director & Business Head, Unsecured Loans - Paisabazaar.com
Praveena Rai, Chief Operating Officer - NPCI
Shiv Kumar Bhasin, CTO & COO - National Stock Exchange (NSE)
V. Ramkumar, Senior Partner - Cedar Management Consulting International
19.30 - 19.45 Inspire-Tech (IT) | FinTech of the future - Narrowing the gap between the customer and the bank through innovation and greater customer engagement
Nir Netzer, Founding Partner - Equitech Group & Chairman - FinTech-Aviv
19.30 - 19.45 CHIEF GUEST ADDRESS | FinBlue - A FinTech Centre of Excellence by STPI
Dr. Sanjay Tyagi, Director - Software Technology Parks of India
19.45 - 21.00 AWARDS CEREMONY
21.00 onwards NETWORKING COCKTAIL & DINNER