As thought leader for digital transformation she catches the attention of her audience at once.Like no other, Luboslava Uram, translates technological knowledge into real future scenarios and
takes her audience into the depths of digital transformation. The CDIO Italy and Head of Retail
Business Platform of UniCredit knows how to translate difficult topics with clarity and authenticity. Luboslava combines technology, people and business into a meaningful entity.
Marcel Wendt is a serial entrepreneur and the Chief Technology Officer and Founder of Digidentity, one of the leading global identity verification compan ies and QTSP . Together with his team he has developed the Dutch DigiD and their own Digidentity services portfolio, which include KYC and Digital signing among others. Digidentity works with a large range of customers, governments and corporations across all continents, accepting 4000+ ID documents and 180+ nationalities. It is regarded as one of the most innovative Identity related companies, globally.
Background bio ‘before’:
Wendt received degrees in Electrical Engineering and Information Technology from the University of Applied Science in The Hague. After completing his education, Wendt formed his own company, Chain Data, to address the growing need for secure data in the impending digital age. He has since founded and sold two successful international companies: Chain Technology, a technology resource provider for the energy, mobility, chemical and oil and gas sectors, and Golden Bytes International, which specializes in mobile messaging and concept creation for interactive television around the world. Background bio “established sector knowledge”: Wendt sits on the Strategic Council for Digital Identity in the Netherlands, led by the Dutch government, and consults for several international digital identity research parties. is frequently invited to speak at conferences and universities in the US, UK and the Netherlands—most notably the annual RSA Conference in San Francisco, a gathering of over 50,000 IT and cybersecurity professionals, and the Cyber Week conference in Tel Aviv, Israel.
As of 1 February 2014 Gijs Boudewijn (1958) holds the position of Deputy General Manager at the Dutch Payments Association. Before that he was responsible for payments at the Dutch Banking Association.
He has extensive experience in domestic as well as international payments issues, governance, competition law and fraud prevention. He started as an in-house lawyer at a large Dutch savings bank, and later became Head of Legal Affairs at the central Dutch clearing house, Bankgirocentrale, the predecessor of equensWorldline.
In 1998 Mr Boudewijn joined the Dutch Banking Association as Head of Payments and Security Affairs, and in 2014 was appointed Deputy General Manager of the Dutch Payments Association. Currently Mr Boudewijn is Chair of the Legal Support Group of the European Payments Council and Chair of the Payment Systems Committee of the European Banking Federation (also representing the EBF on the API Evaluation Group established by the European Commisison).
Over the past years he was in that capacity closely involved with matters relating to PSD2 and the various Regulatory Technical Standards. Mr Boudewijn is a regular speaker at national and international conferences on payments, open banking and related issues.
Anubhav Banerjee is currently holding the title of Chief Technology Officer (information and cyber security) at Allianz SE. He is responsible for driving the overall technological excellence of information and cyber security through strategy, leadership, security talent management, research, vendor collaboration, and innovation.
Previously, Anubhav held the position of Director of Information Security, while working at Wipro LLC. He was the global head for the cybersecurity and identity governance function, responsible for providing strategic direction and oversight to group CISO, building teams and capabilities to support cyber risk identification, and mitigation to sustain business stability.
He has a Masters in Computer Science and Software Development from Symbiosis International University, India. And he loves classic rock.
Certified information technology professional. Expert knowledge in Digital Identity, GRC (Governance, Risk, Compliance), Business Process Management, IT Strategy and Service Management. Pioneer of digital technology that enables significant improvement in the realization of an organization’s objectives
In his current role, Daniel is in charge of business development, thought leadership, innovation, events and educational activities. He runs the association’s working groups, the EBAday conference and EBA’s professional training seminars and schools.
Daniel completed a first term of office as Head of Communications and Corporate Governance at EBA CLEARING from 2002 to 2012.
From 2001 to 2002, Daniel was a Payment Systems Advisor to the European Banking Federation (EBF) in Brussels.
He began his professional career in 1994 with SWIFT in Brussels. Daniel holds graduate degrees in business administration and management from Boston University, Mass. and from the University of Brussels.
As Open Banking practitioner and team coordinator, Nicolò is currently responsible for developing and positioning Open Banking strategies and solutions at Intesa Sanpaolo, the largest bank in Italy. This role exposes Nicolò to several challenges every day, dealing with a highly competitive market and negotiating with third-party players such as fintechs and non-financial service providers, in addition to fostering the digital culture within a territory-anchored giant.
Moreover, in his tenure at Intesa Sanpaolo he has been working on the ideation, creation and launch of some of the most innovative digital products such as Parking (Parcheggi), enabling customers to pay for parking via Intesa Sanpaolo Mobile app, and the development of new APIs to streamline remote mortgage applications within the #SmartCities initiative.
As well, he took part in the launch of XME Banks, the new financial aggregator (AISP & PISP) developed by Intesa Sanpaolo. With an outstanding fifteen-years-long career path, Nicolò also owns relevant expertise in the Customer Experience vertical for Financial Services industry
I move finance towards digital age: Platform scale, Beyond banking, API, chatbots, Payments, …
With great understanding of both banking business and latest technologies, I provide ideas and realise new activities, projects and products for financial companies.
Specialties: Design Thinking, Product and Customer Development, Digital strategy, API, SME / Corp. pains and problems, Product development, Banking, Web Development, Project management, SW development, Consultancy.
Ulrich Loof is Associate Director (Senior Manager Corporate Solutions) in Department – Transaction Management at DZ BANK AG
Study completed in 1997 (business graduate)
1997/1998 – GVS (cooperative association Saxonia)
1999-2001 – DG BANK AG (paymenmts department)
2001-2003 – DZ BANK AG (payments department)
2003-2007 – TAI AG (payments processor)
2007-2012 – Equens SE (payments processor)
2012 – DZ BANK AG (payments department)
Founding member and deputy Chaiman of Westhafen Expert Dialogue (roundtable for experts from corporates, banks & service providers around Instant Payments)
Anthony is CEO and Founder of Open Banking Delivery, a consultancy dedicated to the development and growth of Open ecosystems. A senior manager with 20 years experience, he worked in the UK’s OBIE for 2.5 years supporting all participants – TPPs getting their services to market and ASPSPs obtaining PSD2 compliance.
- Advisor to Chicago Associates, OB Brasil (equivalent to OBIE) providing practical expertise, strategic guidance. Created the ‘mentorship’ programme.
- Work with Inter American Development Bank (IDB) to create Phase 3 (credit) API designs and a Data Dictionary for OB Mexico.
- Leader, research projects into Financial Inclusion, Sustainability & Green Finance.
- Designer, ‘agile’ method for through-lifecycle ecosystem delivery.
Experienced network leader and analyst in financial services and IT.
Focus on strategy, innovation and development with strong combination of innovation theory and practice including an industrial PhD in collaborative innovation. Practised event moderator with large Danish and International network in the Fintech Area Background in economics (master in economics and e-mba) and experience in financial services, digitization and IT.
Adriana specializes in financial regulatory policy issues covering all Digital and Innovation topics including, CDBCs, RegTech, Cyber-Security, Data, Digital Identity, AI, Quantum Cloud and Open Finance. Prior to joining Credit Suisse, Ms. Ennab was a Repo trader and Global Product Manager for Merrill Lynch, Tradition Government Securities and Goldman Sachs in Asia, London and New York. Additionally she ran various private ventures in Asia and London.
Adriana holds a BS in Management and Finance from New York University and an MBA from Fordham School of Business Management.
Adriana is passionate about getting more girls into technology and changing the education system for boys and girls to start learning in primary school making tech second nature to all creating the future digital transformation leaders.
Adriana is on the Women in Fintech Powerlist and winner of the Women in Finance Returners 2021 award.