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Boost is a homegrown lifestyle e-wallet that aims to revolutionise the way consumers transact on a daily basis. Combining lifestyle needs and cutting edge digital technology, Boost strives to make transactions easier, faster, more secure & overall a more rewarding experience for consumers. Boost allows users to pay via their mobile phone at participating locations without the hassle of using physical cash or cards. More than 4.4 million Boost users can now pay at over 90,000 merchant nationwide.
Key features include, among others, instant rewards through our signature “Shake” feature; paying utility bills with partners such as Telekom Malaysia, Astro and Syabas; paying for on-street parking in selected areas; booking and buying public transport rides on KLIA Ekspress, KTM intercity, EzCab, CatchThatBus and Firefly; cashless donations to charity organizations; buying and gifting digital vouchers for online and offline merchants; splitting bills; free money transfers; and food delivery through DeliverEat.
Lend.In is Kuliza’s flagship lending product, a new-age lending system for banks and lending institutions to increase the overall efficiencies while decreasing the cost and go-to-market time for customers. Lend.In has enabled digital loan journeys for many NBFCs like Aditya Birla Finance Limited, Svakarma Finance and Magma Finance in India and has implemented digital solutions to global financial institutions like Standard Chartered, Singapore and FE Credit in Vietnam.
iPayLinks is a Cross-Border Fintech Service Provider headquartered in Shanghai, China. Since its inception in 2015, iPayLinks has been serving different industries such as Cross-Border e-Commerce, Virtual Entertainment, Online Travel etc., providing them comprehensive fintech solutions such as payment gateway, supply chain financing and Cloud Based e-Wallet Development Service. Our Cloud Based e-Wallet allows clients to create a robust e-Wallet system without the expense of enormous R&D cost. The system is integrable with credit cards, Carrier SMS, online banking, prepaid card, supporting most of the payment methods in the Middle East and SEA region. Through our Cloud-Based e-Wallet system. Clients can now focus their resources on what they do best, which are user and merchant acquisition, creating an ecosystem driven by consumer spending. Throughout the years, our strategic partnership with world renowned companies such as Ctrip, Disney, GameHollywood has been proven to be fruitful and mutually beneficial. Our solutions have helped them to expand across the borders and secured significant market shares in different regions, allowing their businesses to achieve significant growth.
Founded in 1993 in Kraków, Poland, Comarch prides itself on being one of the leading software houses in Europe with over 5000 employees worldwide and more than 3000 successful projects carried out for the largest international brands. With 20 years’ experience in the industry, Comarch Financial Services, a business sector within the Comarch Capital Group, specializes in developing sophisticated software and IT systems for major financial institutions in banking, insurance and capital markets. Our expertise has gained worldwide recognition and a significant portfolio of clients among insurers, banks, mutual and pension funds, brokerage houses and asset management companies in more than 30 countries. Our client list includes UniCredit, TMB Bank, Siam Commercial Bank, Société Générale, BNP Paribas, Ergo, Oney, Allianz, and more.
Technology Solutions, formerly a division of Avnet and now part of Tech Data, is one of the world’s largest global distributors of technology products, services and solutions. We accelerate the channel’s abilities to capitalize on the next-generation technologies that are defining the future of computing including: cognitive computing, data analytics, the data center, the internet of things (IoT), mobility, security and networking, and training and education services. That, coupled with advanced logistics capabilities, value-added services, and deep solutions expertise help enable 115,000 resellers to efficiently and cost effectively support the diverse technology needs of end users in more than 100 countries worldwide.
Over 25 years, C&Co is a direct balance sheet lender with more than 2,000 SME borrowers across four successful brands (Affiniti Capital, AgriPay, Momentum and PremiumPay), and managed nearly $3b of receivable assets, over $100 m in business loans and $70 m of auto financing. It also held an Average / Above Average Standard & Poor Servicer rating for Receivables Administration for 8 years.
PayNow is an innovative digital financing business developed to provide financing solutions to the SMEs sector and is the culmination of 25 years of successful and prudential SME credit management by Cunnington & Co (the “Group”). SMEBank in a Box operated under the brand of PayNow is a digital front runner and provides a front to back digital automated lending platform to both domestic and Asia-based lenders.
INTERNATIONAL BANKING AND PROPERTY SERVICES
Cunnington & Co has conducted operations in Indonesia and Singapore in the areas of Banking Consulting services [National Bank of Indonesia BNI], and the raising of Equity and Debt for Property and Infrastructure developments including a 100000 M2 distribution centre, fuel pipelines, and auto securitization
CAPITAL MARKETS IN AUSTRALIA
Cunnington & Co issued the first mortgage backed issue of CMBS on a discount and current coupon mix in 1987 with Mitsubishi Bank, and managed a syndicate of >20 banks in a $250 m club financing.
The Active Operations Management (AOM™) method enables ‘teams of teams’ to collaborate and sustain higher productivity through a consistent management framework. Better communication and improved control results in higher staff engagement and reduced stress.
ActiveOps operates across the globe from offices in the UK, Australia, India, South Africa and North America supporting back office and shared service operations in financial services, shared service centres, government organisations and Business Process Outsourcers (BPOs).
Thales e-Security is the leader in advanced Data Security solutions and Services that deliver trust wherever information is created, shared or stored. We ensure that the data belonging to companies and government entities is both secure and trusted in any environment – on premise, in the cloud, in data centers or big data environments – without sacrificing business agility. Security doesn’t just reduce risk; it’s an enabler of the digital initiatives that now permeate our daily lives – digital money, e-identities, healthcare, connected cars and, with the internet of things (IoT), even household devices.
Thales provides everything an organization needs to protect and manage its data, identities and intellectual property, and meet regulatory compliance – through encryption, advanced key management, tokenization, and privileged-user control and high-assurance solutions. Security professionals around the globe rely on Thales to confidently accelerate their organization’s digital transformation. Thales e-Security is part of Thales Group.
Thales products are independently certified to meet FIPS and Common Criteria standards. As the market leader, Thales hardware security modules (HSMs) help secure an estimated 80% of the world’s payment transactions.Giat Infosys Sdn Bhd together with Thales has been Supporting and Servicing Thales customers in Malaysia for more than 25 years now.
Stratus Technologies – In today’s financial services industry, faster payments demand platform availability well outside the traditional overnight settlement window. Microsecond trades, global online banking and mobile transactions must be enabled 24/7/365.
With hardware and software based continuous availability solutions, Stratus keeps your services up and running all the time — whether transacting in the cloud, on a smart phone, at a branch or via an ATM. Our solutions, backed by a unique support structure, can be rapidly deployed in your chosen environment – physical, virtualized or cloud – without changes to your applications.
NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) is a leader in omni-channel solutions, turning everyday interactions with businesses into exceptional experiences. With its software, hardware, and portfolio of services, NCR enables nearly 700 million transactions daily across retail, financial, travel, hospitality, telecom and technology, and small business. NCR solutions run the everyday transactions that make your life easier.
NCR is headquartered in Duluth, Ga., with over 30,000 employees and does business in 180 countries. NCR is a trademark of NCR Corporation in the United States and other countries.
Fact : 50% of e-com merchants now average 18 payments related integrations, whereby large merchants can exceed 200.No matter how much a user/buyer might like a new vendor, completing an integration lifecycle takes a long time regardless how “easy” the API – at times taking up to 2 years!
Alpha solves this by introducing a single standardized UI and API across the entire fintech transaction spectrum and introducing entirely new value-add layers via the world’s first and only Fintech vendor management platform.
What Alibaba did for suppliers, Uber for Taxi’s, AirBnB for short-term rentals, Alpha aims to do for payments related fintech’s, connecting buyers and suppliers globally, easily and instantly via one UI.
i-exceed is a niche technology products company with primary focus on the financial services industry. I-exceed is headquartered in Bangalore, India and has regional entities in US, Singapore and UAE. Appzillon, the flagship product of i-exceed, consists of Appzillon Development Platform and Appzillon Digital Banking.
Appzillon Development Platform enables rapid delivery of omni-channel applications using a unique automated process. Apps developed using Appzillon are secure, feature rich, channel agnostic, and form factor independent. Powered by Appzillon, enterprises can go live with their digital initiatives significantly faster than conventional platforms in the market today. Appzillon Digital Banking consists of ready made solutions for the banking industry. These solutions leverage the company’s extensive experience in the banking industry and bring in a level of intuitiveness that enables banks to offer unparalleled user engagement. The solutions address the Business to Consumer (B2C), Business to Business (B2B), and Business to Enterprise (B2E) segments. Appzillon has been chosen by 50 customers worldwide that include tier 1 global financial institutions. i-exceed also offers niche consulting services in the areas of core banking business transformation, and enterprise mobility and performance management space.
Founded in New Zealand in year 2013, SuiteBox has created a friction-less suite of tools that enable the modern day busy professional to engage with their clients effectively and efficiently- via a virtual platform, and yet retaining the precious human touch. The SuiteBox Digital Workspace delivers a secure and private meeting room that enables meetings to be held online – anytime and anywhere. Within the same meeting room, you can hold video meetings, share documents, sign digitally and record the meeting. Suitebox is built in partnership with global technology leaders, including Oracle and Amazon Web Services. Fully white labelled, available as a standalone solution or an open API architecture easily integrated, SuiteBox is a next-generation solution for digital collaborations – meet, collaborate and transact under one business tool. And, save on travelling costs! Suitebox is simple, seamless and intuitive to use. No need for software downloads or complex training – users enter the Suitebox Meeting Room in a single click; Conduct document discussions per face2face meetings. Suitebox’s customers spans across different sectors such as Banking, Insurance Brokers, Financial Planners and counts Aon and KPMG as their customers. Suitebox currently has offices in Auckland, Sydney, South Africa, London and Singapore.
Big Data Scoring is a cloud-based service that lets consumer lenders improve loan quality and acceptance rates through the use of big data. The company was founded in 2013 and has offices in UK, Finland, Chile, Indonesia and Poland.
Luminous Software is a game-changing, innovative company with banking world and regional firsts, including Business Money Manager, Insights and BankFiling. Luminous’ innovations contributed to FNB’s “most innovative bank in the world” award in 2012. Rather than simply “pushing products” we work with customers to identify the true needs of their users, using Design Thinking and Lean Innovation to ensure that we are solving real-world problems. We help you reduce costs and deliver ROI. Our OnFinance SME hub serves to test our innovations in the real world, prove our effectiveness in the FinTech space, and benefits banks and lenders looking to acquire new customers or product sales. Luminous helps you to quickly develop prototypes, POC’s and MVP’s and get real user feedback and validated business cases. Our agile development team and toolbox of plug-and-play services, can provide solutions integrating with your existing and 3rd party systems.
ThreatMark’s vision is to secure online applications and digital transactional systems against cyber attacks. ThreatMark AFS dramatically improves the protection and detection capabilities of computer operators against threats, frauds and other incidents. This enables them to increase their security level with comprehensive readiness, fast detection and faster responses.
ThreatMark AFS is the world‘s first Full Stack Fraud Prevention and Seamless Authentication Service providing real-time recognition of legitimate customers and cyber-criminals. ThreatMark AFS Improves the security of protected application, protects the users against modern attacks and social engineering and provides device identification and user authentication without adding friction.
InstaReM is a Singapore-headquartered cross-border payments company. Founded in 2014, InstaReM is licensed as a Money Services Business (MSB) in Singapore, Hong Kong, Australia and Canada. It powers local payments to more than 50 countries across the globe for businesses and individuals. Find out more at: www.instarem.com
Netregy Systems is a new generation Value Added distributor. We are committed and constantly strive to keep ourselves abreast of new technologies while bringing innovative products and solutions. We dare take challenges venturing into the uncharted territory. In this regard, thousands of IP-based systems and end-points have been sold nationwide in Malaysia, catering to consumers from major industries, including carriers, banking, oil & gas, education and the government sector. Our clients also include SMEs and SOHOs.
Neteon Touch Solutions is a Malaysian based fintech company focusing on self-service kiosk prioritizing in Banking, financial and transport sectors. Our latest product launched for the banks – Self service Debit Card Issuance Kiosk that is certified, industrial patented, approved and aligned with Bank Negara Malaysia’s recarding of debit/credit cards nationwide program with prominent users such as Maybank and CIMB bank through our partner. Our product application comply to EMV compliance, PCI-DSS and Biometric Thumbprint KYC thus are highly suitable for bank card application and issuing, transport smartcard ticket issuing, e-money card vending/topup, telco SIM Card issuing etc. Our end-to-end solution inclusive design, development, integration, prototyping, sourcing of ICT equipment, kiosk assembly, testing, installation, system support, maintenance & warranty.
Malaysia Debt Ventures Berhad (MDV) was established by the Government of Malaysia in 2002 with the objective of providing flexible and innovative loan and Shariah financing facilities to develop high-impact and technology-driven sectors of the economy, identified and prioritised by the Government as future engines of growth. This segment of Malaysian companies are generally underserved by commercial financial institutions, creating a funding gap faced by companies from within these sectors, particularly for the technology-based Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs). As the nation progressed, MDV’s mandate expanded to include ICT, Biotechnology and Green Technology. In 2014, MDV included Emerging Technology as part of its technology mandate. As one of the financing agencies in Malaysia focusing on technology-driven sectors, MDV envisions itself as the leading technology financier in Malaysia. Since its establishment more than a decade ago, MDV has financed numerous technology projects in various sectors as it strives to fulfil its mandate and developmental role in the technology industry. To date, MDV has disbursed RM 10.6 billion for more than 740 projects, channeling funds to more than 520 technology companies in Malaysia.
At MYI, we believe in making information technology customer-friendly. With an emphasis on industry best practices, we want our clients to feel confident that the technology they are utilizing works to its full potential. MYI has grown exponentially over the past 5 years yet still remains focused on network securities and industrial automation. Our team members have the industry certifications to provide customized solutions and make our clients feel one of a kind. Our engineers are keen on standardization and documentation for our clients in order to combat any problems that arise. With this reassurance, our clients can count on us to get the job done quickly and efficiently. We constantly monitor for any trends and patterns that may emerge and prevent problems from recurring in your business. Founded in 2009, MYI Technologies Sdn Bhd continues to build on a strong reputation for outstanding IT solutions and customer service. It is our mission to help customers achieve their business objectives by delivering and supporting cost-effective IT solutions and services.
Our independence allows us to be more agile; to think differently and act faster. We are forever innovating, delivering protection that’s effective, usable and accessible. We pride ourselves on developing world-leading security that keeps us – and every one of our 400 million users protected by our technologies, and 270,000 corporate clients – one step ahead of potential threats. Our commitment to people, as well as advanced technology, also keeps us ahead of the competition. Our company is named a Leader in endpoint protection by Gartner and Forrester analyst firms[ii]. Firmly positioned as one of the top four leading endpoint security vendors, we continue to improve our market position. Endpoint security has always been the core of our business, especially in the small-to-medium-sized business segment. At the same time, over the next few years, we expect one of our main growth drivers to be in the enterprise market, particularly in the non-endpoint security area. Our customers’ needs change in line with the evolution of the threat landscape. Therefore, we are constantly expanding our enterprise portfolio with security solutions and services strengthened by Kaspersky Lab’s global cybersecurity intelligence.
ThreatMetrix®, The Digital Identity Company, is the market-leading cloud solution for authenticating digital personas and transactions on the Internet. Verifying billions of annual transactions supporting tens of thousands of websites and thousands of customers globally through the ThreatMetrix® Digital Identity Network, ThreatMetrix secures businesses and end users against account takeover, payment fraud and fraudulent account registrations resulting from malware and data breaches. Key benefits include an improved customer experience, reduced friction, revenue gain, and lower fraud and operational costs.
The ThreatMetrix Digital Identity Network is the foundation of our solution and stops billions of dollars of potential fraud loss in real-time. The Network is the largest in the world and leverages global shared intelligence from millions of daily consumer interactions including logins, payments and new account originations. ThreatMetrix stitches together a user’s true digital identity by analyzing the myriad connections between devices, locations and anonymized personal information. Digital Identities can be continuously evaluated in the context of each and every interaction, correlating seemingly disconnected security incidents in real-time to effectively identify up to 95% of trusted, returning users.
The ThreatMetrix solution is deployed across a variety of industries, including financial services, e-commerce, payments and lending, media, government, and insurance.
TROY Group Inc. is a worldwide leader of personalized, on demand, layered security for printed documents. TROY Solutions manage, secure and simplify end-to-end enterprise printing environments. TROY offers application software, security printing hardware and specialized consumables for securely printings checks, money orders, transcripts, prescriptions and other important documents. TROY solutions are used by small and medium size businesses as well as large enterprises and governmental organizations to manage fraud, operational risk and comply with government regulations related to protecting information privacy.
As a Platinum Solutions Partner of HP, TROY is the only company in the world authorized by HP to enhance HP Printers and consumables for use in secure printing workflows. Only TROY MICR and Security printers and HP compatible MICR Toner cartridges are certified by HP for quality and reliability. We sell and service our Products to major corporations, banks, key government accounts, and distributors worldwide.
Solus Connect is an MSC Status Malaysian company that has developed a platform replacing legacy technologies and their associated costs with next generation biometric security. The Solus Platform provides single, (1FA) two factor (2FA) and multi-factor (MFA) authentication for users and enterprises. This authentication is typically based upon an individual’s ‘eye print’, behavioral biometrics or both. Users can use their existing iOS or Android device which means they no longer need to rely on a dongle, token or push code notifications. Solus Connect provides the integration between devices such as Android or iOS smartphones and corporate back office systems.
Bondlinc is a fintech company that aims to provide wealth management organisations with a Software-as-a-Service platform enabling their customers to trade fixed income securities. Bondlinc’s vision is an improved and automated bond market experience linking financial institutions and their end clients. More info at: www.bondlinc.com
TransFICC is building One API for ETrading in FICC (Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities) markets. We help Banks and Asset Managers address issues of Fragmentation, Speed of Technology and Regulation.
The HelloGold mobile app let customers buy physical gold with as little as RM1 and then pledge the gold as colleteral to borrow at lower rates. It solves the problem for those who want to save in gold but can’t afford it, and for those who want to borrow money but don’t have the right credit score. More info at: www.hellogold.com
Vice President, Product – Strategy and Innovation Group
OCBC Bank, Indonesia
An accomplished and experienced professional with huge experience and solid records in the payment and banking industry with hands-on experience in Product Management, Business Development, Pricing, P&L Management & Budgeting, Innovation Development, Client Strategy, and Project Management. Having an extensive background in both Payment and Collection Products, include Cash Management System, Collection and Disbursement System, Host to Host Payment, Tax Management Payment, Supply Chain Financing Management and Trade Finance System.
Transaction Banking Head Business & Corporate Banking
Hong Leong Bank, Malaysia
Mr Loo has almost 30 years of banking experience in IT, Finance, Operation, Sales and Support. He joined Standard Chartered Bank in 1992 and was involved in all their 3 generations of corporate electronic banking system requirements, developments and commercialization. He joined Maybank in 2010 and successfully grew its base from domestic to regional bank, increased its revenue, number of clients and market share significantly within a very short tenure.
He was a committee member of Maybank Group Client Experience to drive up customer expectations and changing dynamics in service. Named as top 20 people in Cash Management in Asia by Finance Asia, he has been an invited speaker and panellist for public events and seminars organized by The Asian Banker, Asia Money, Bank Negara Malaysia, Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM) and International Chamber of Commerce. Currently in his role with Hong Leong Bank, he focuses on customer-oriented segment solution with practical experience across Operations, Client Management, CX Transformation, Digital Payments, Implementation, Product and Sales.
His extensive network coverage runs across Conglomerate, Large Corporate, Local Corporate and SME sized clientele.
Vice President of Innovation
Mizuho Bank, Singapore
Heading the Innovation Team in Mizuho Bank Singapore, Corporate Bank. Completed projects and successful POCs using latest technologies using Blockchain concepts, Machine Learning, Analytics etc. Currently pursuing Doctorate using Machine Learning for prediction in Customer stickiness.
Vice President, Open Banking and API Business Manager
OCBC Bank, Singapore
Dilip Krishnan is currently spearheading the overall Open Banking strategy, API business management, Fintech ecosystem partnerships and conversational banking initiatives for OCBC Bank GCFS (Group Consumer Financial Services) division across its key markets.
As an accomplished Digital Innovation leader and ‘Go-To-Market’ Strategy professional, Dilip has co-created award winning digital products alongside customers, led large scale business / digital transformation efforts resulting in quadrupling digital usage, cost saves and has created new revenue models (cross-sell / up-sell opportunities). He has also established region-wide Fintech / e-commerce merchant partnerships pivoting to growth in areas of digital acquisitions, engagement and emerging payments across multiple geographies (Asia, EMEA, US).
Passionately collaborative in approach, he possesses a strong track record of forming and leading ‘self-governing’ teams sharing a common vision to achieve exponential impact.
Dilip graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore and a Master of Business Administration (PGDM) from Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad in India.
Head of FinTech (Regional), DBS Innovation Group
DBS Bank, Singapore
He is an innovation leader, problem solver, startup hustler, lean startup practitioner and ecosystem developer. He has led numerous Business & Partnership Development efforts and validated business models that attracted angels and institutional funding cross IT solutions, gaming, e-commerce, big data, social media and healthcare in Singapore, China & USA. In the past decade, he has been focusing on Southeast Asia Startup Ecosystem and Innovation Ecosystem development. He was the Community and Operations Manager at muru-D Singapore, backed by Telstra, before joining Innovation Group of DBS Bank to lead the regional FinTech, ecosystems and innovation efforts. He was among the 20 delegates of 2017 inaugural Australia-Vietnam Young Leadership Dialogue. He is also serving as the President of NUS Overseas Colleges Alumni Executive Committee.
Vice President, Process Innovation & Customer Experience
Affin Bank Berhad, Malaysia
Vijayakumar (Ryan) is a Vice President of Process Innovation & Customer Experience at Affin Bank in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He has an accumulative experience of 18 years in the hospitality and banking industry having served in several local and international bank. He has garnered vast and in-depth knowledge in on Sales, Contact Centre, Customer Experience, Service Culture Transformation, Service Innovation, Coaching, Learning & Development, Artificial Intelligence and Digital Transformation. As a Process Innovation expert, he is currently leading several critical projects in his current organization, which includes the innovation of Digital Branch. Vijayakumar received his Master’s in Business Administration from Open University Malaysia in 2015 and his undergraduate degree with a double major in Marketing & Human Resource Management from the University of Tasmania, Australia 1999.
Utpal Chakraborty is an eminent Data Scientist and AI researcher having 21 years of industry experience, including working as a Principal Architect in L&T Infotech, IBM, Capgemini and other MNCs in his past assignments. At the moment he is the Head of Artificial Intelligence at YES BANK. Utpal is a well-known speaker and writer on Artificial Intelligence, IoT, Agile & Lean speaking at conferences around the world. His recent research on machine learning titled “Layered Approximation for Deep Neural Networks” has been appreciated in different conferences, institutions and universities. He has also demonstrated few completely out-of-the-box hybridized Agile & Lean implementations in different industries which has been appreciated by Agile & Lean communities worldwide.
LinkedIn – https://www.linkedin.com/in/utpal-chakraborty/
Twitter – https://twitter.com/utpal_bob
Senior Vice President, Head Digital Delivery
I have 15 years’ experience in Business & IT, with accumulated years in different industry; manufacturing (SONY), oil and gas (SHELL), SI (EDSHP) and banking (CIMB & AMBANK). As such, I have a thorough understanding of every aspect of IT, Processes, Business and company objective. My strength is being able to bring IT and business together which will increase organization revenue while reducing cost and wastage. Currently as Senior Business Architect in Ambank managing Digital Delivery for the bank.
Vice President, Deutsche Bank, Digital Transformation
Deutsche Bank, Singapore
Sha Nawaz Khan is Vice President at Deutsche Bank where he is the Global Technology Program Lead for Digital Transformation of Wealth Management centres globally.
With a long spanning career in the financial services and technology domain he has been a leader, a change agent, a go getter and someone who keeps challenging the status quo. He has successfully lead the implementation of a number of innovative technology solutions using emerging and state of the art technologies.
He is currently looking at ways to solve the complexities in the Trading and Payments realm for end users to seamlessly transact on digital platforms.
Global SME Banking Advisory Services Specialist, Financial Inclusion Consultant at IFC
World Bank Group, India
Raja Debnath is a Growth Hacker in MSME and Retail Banking and has advised over 40 financial institutions and Fintechs globally in the areas of Digital Transformation, Supply Chain Finance, Data Analytics and Non-Financial services. He is the Lead SME Banking Advisory Specialist for Asia after having advised banks extensively across the Middle East, and Eastern Europe at International Finance Corporation. He joined IFC from EY where he was the MSME and Consumer banking Specialist in India. Prior to that, he had setup the unsecured MSME lending business at Kotak Mahindra Bank.
He is a Marshall Goldsmith certified Performance Coach and a mentor to multiple Fintechs. He has an MBA from the Said School of Business at Oxford University focusing on Strategy and Finance and another MBA from JBIMS, Mumbai focusing on marketing.
Managing Director, Regional Head of Technology Business Control
State Street Bank, Singapore
Regional Head of Technology Business Controls for State Street Bank, responsible for 1st line technology risk management across APAC. He has over 25 years of experience in diverse strategic and hands on leadership roles in the industry. Prior to State Street was the Head of Asia Risk at Morgan Stanley IM and earlier with ING as Chief Administrative Officer for ING Investment Management’s India business and Asia Pacific Head of Non Financial Risk. In these roles he has held responsibility for Enterprise Risk Management, Operational Risk, IT Risk Management and Infosec. He holds an MBA, is a certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM), CISSP and is a doctoral research student.
Director, APAC Cyber Security
Barclays International, Singapore
A cyber security and tech risk executive and member of Barclays International, Chief Information Security Office (CISO), Theo is Director, Asia Pacific (APAC) Cyber & Information Security, with diverse experience ranging from law enforcement and criminal intelligence to risk and security strategy within government and financial service.
An acknowledged authority in security, risk, compliance and e-fraud, Theo has publicly spoken on these topics on many occ Theo holds an MBA (Tech Mgt), certifications in general and information security management (CPP and CISM) and is a member of the Association of Banks Singapore (ABS), Standing Committee on Cyber Security (SCCS).
Head, Strategic Digital Alliances, Digital Strategy & Alliances, Group Strategy
Attained the Master’s degree and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Information Science and Control Engineering from Nagaoka University of Technology, Japan. I love generating ideas, building practically useful products and knowledge sharing. I am an enthusiast of new technologies, especially those related to information retrieval, machine learning, and big data analytics.
I have more than 20 years of working experience in Software Development and Information Technology, across multiple industry segments – Publication, Advertisement, Market Expansion Services, Software Services, Education, Research & Development and Banking. I have been lead on a wide range of high-impact projects, resulting in 4 patents, with another 3 pending. I am currently involved in several big data and machine learning projects and is appointed as external supervisor for some undergraduate and postgraduate students.