FINTECH SUMMIT 2018


Crowne Plaza, Nairobi.
Tue 29th - Wed 30th May, 2018

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About Fintech Summit 2018


Fintech is no longer about digitizing existing financial products. It’s about integrating financial services into applications and services you use every day. It’s a global phenomenon that cannot be ignored. In East Africa, more than anywhere the impact of Fintech has the potential to be both socially and economically transformative. Research from Statista's latest report on Africa and MIddle East, shows that the transaction value in the Fintech market amounts to US$6.89billion in 2018. Incidentally, more Fintech companies are leveraging on technology to provide innovative financial service, including payment, lending, savings, financial advice and financial infrastructure, resulting in greater efficiency, better service and lowering of costs.

Schedule


Tuesday 29th May, 2018
07:30 - 09:30
CEO ROUNDTABLE (By invite Only)

SPEAKERS :

  • Dr Patrick Njoroge, Governor, Central Bank of Kenya
  • Dr James Mwangi, CEO, Equity Bank Group
  • Ken Njoroge, Co-Founder & CEO, Cellulant
  • Christine Ng’ang’a, Director, Sanlam General Insurance
  • Dr. Julius Kipng'etich, CEO, Jubilee Insurance
  • Fabien Delanaud, GM, Myriad Connect

Moderator: Harry Hare - Chairman / CIO East Africa

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CONFERENCE PLENARY
10:00 - 10:15
Welcome Address

Laura Chite - CEO / CIO East Africa

10:15 - 10:35
Keynote 1

Dr. Bitange Ndemo - Chairman / Blockchain & AI Taskforce, Kenya

10:35 - 10:55
Keynote 2: The Future of Banking

Rakesh Kukreja - MD / SimbaNet Com Ltd

10:55 - 11:15
OFFICIAL OPENING

Joseph Mucheru - Cabinet Secretary / Ministry of ICT & Innovation

11:15- 11:30
COFFEE BREAK
11:30-12:00
PANEL DISCUSSION: CRYPTOCURRENCIES AND REGULATION

SPEAKERS :

  • Jerome Ochieng, Principal Secretary, Ministry of ICT
  • Dr Bitange Ndemo, Chairman, Blockchain Taskforce
  • Jack Ngare,MD, Finserve Africa
  • Eng Francis Wangusi, Director General, Communication Authority

Moderator: Harry Hare - Chairman / CIO East Africa

12:00 - 12:15
TECHNOLOGY DISRUPTION IN FINTECH

Lenin Oyuga - Regional Business Leader, EA & IOI / Thomson Reuters

12:15 - 12:30
CASE STUDY

Mutahe Karuoro - President ACI, Kenya Chapter Head of Trading, Co-operative Bank

12:30 - 13:00
PANEL DISCUSSION: WHERE IS THE REAL FINTECH OPPORTUNITY?

SPEAKERS :

  • Agnes Gathaiya, CEO, IPSL
  • Eddie Ndichu, MD, Opera
  • Dr James Wanjagi, Sr Lecturer, Strathmore Business School
  • Ronald Nyadieka, Technical Account Manager Innovation Champion, Thomson Reuters

Moderator: George Njuguna - CIO / HF Group

13:00 - 14:00
LUNCH
14:00 - 14:15
JOURNEY TO CASHLESS ECONOMY


Michael Michie - CIO / M-Oriental Bank

14:15 - 14:30
ENABLING REGULATION FOR FINTECH

Stephen Mwaura - FSI Consultant

14:30 - 15:00
PANEL DISCUSSION: CREATIVE FINTECH ADOPTION TO CATALYZE ACCESS TO FINANCE

SPEAKERS :

  • Stephen Mwaura, FSI Consultant
  • Rohit Kumar, CIO, I&M Bank
  • John Waibochi, CEO, Virtual City
  • Timothy Kabiru, Deputy CEO, Jamii Bora Bank
  • Munyutu Waigi, Co-Founder, Umati Capital

Moderator: Paul Ndichu - Regional CEO / Interswitch EA

15:00 - 15:15
LEVERAGING AI TO SERVE THE UNDERBANKED

Steve Njenga - CIO / Barclays Kenya

15:15 - 15:30
TECH-LED NOT BANK-LED

Eddie Ndichu - Managing Director / Opera Software AS

15:30 - 16:00
PANEL DISCUSSION: BREAKING THE BANK

SPEAKERS :

  • Steve Njenga, CIO, Barclays Bank
  • George Njuguna, CIO, HF Group
  • Paul Mbugua, Group CEO, Eclectics Kenya
  • Nnanna Enyi, Head of Financial Technology & Innovation, Interswitch

Moderator: Robert Yawe - CEO / Synaptech Solution Ltd

16:00 - 16:15
THE API BANK

Jack Ngare - MD / Finserve Africa

16:15 - 16:30
INNOVATION IN THE FSI (SACCOS)

Sammy Nyambu - CIO / Mwalimu SACCO

16:30 - 17:00
PANEL DISCUSSION: LEVERAGING STARTUPS TO DRIVE INNOVATION IN FSIS

SPEAKERS :

  • Sammy Nyambu, CIO, Mwalimu SACCO
  • Sally Chege, Deputy Director, Transactional Banking, NIC Bank
  • Michael Mbuthia, CIO, IPSL
  • Ben Roberts, CTO, Liquid Telecom

Moderator: Ali Hussein - CEO / FinteXX

17:00 - 17:30
FIRESIDE CHAT : FINTECH AS A CATALYST IN ACHIEVING THE BIG 4 AGENDA

SPEAKERS

  • John Sergon, Ag. CEO - ICT Authority
  • Fred Michuki, MD Mobile Financial Services
  • Michael Chege – Finance Director, MyDawa

Moderator: Robert Yawe - CEO / Synaptech Solution Ltd

Wednesday 30th May, 2018
07:30 - 09:30
CIO ROUNDTABLE (By Invite Only)

SPEAKERS :

  • Catherine Muraga, CIO, Sidian Bank
  • Paul Ndichu, Regional CEO, Interswitch EA
  • Sammy Nyambu, CIO, Mwalimu SACCO
  • Stanley Chege, CIO, Madison Insurance
  • Michael Michie, CIO, M-Oriental Bank
  • George Njuguna, CIO, HF Group

Moderator: Steve Njenga - CIO / Barclays

10:00 - 10:20
FIRESIDE CHAT : DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION IN SACCOs

  • Dr. George Ochiri, CEO, Safaricom SACCO

Moderator: Tonia Mutiso - Kariuki - Operating Partner/VC / Full Circle Africa

10:20 - 10:40
KEYNOTE 3: TRANSACTIONS FRAUD SURVEY REPORT

Fabien Delanaud - General Manager / Myriad Connect

10:40 - 11:00
CRYPTOECONOMICS, CRYPTOCURRENCIES AND BLOCKCHAIN

Cedric Kiama - Secretary General / Blockchain Association of Kenya

11:00 - 11:30
COFFEE BREAK
11:30 - 11:45
INNOVATING AT THE SPEED OF LIGHT

Dr Kamal Bhattacharya - Chief Innovation Officer / Safaricom PLC

11:45 - 12:00
THE ROLE OF SECURITY IN FINTECH

Tonia Mutiso-Kariuki - Director / Tellistic PLC

12:00 - 12:30
PANEL DISCUSSION: HAS MOBILE REACHED ITS POTENTIAL IN BANKING THE UNBANKED?

SPEAKERS :

  • Stephen Mwaura, FSI Consultant
  • Martin Mirero, CIO, Huduma Kenya
  • Eddie Ndichu, Managing Director, Opera
  • Anuj Tanna, Director Mobile Financial Services, Telkom Kenya

Moderator: Andrew Waititu - General Manager / GE Healthcare

12:30 - 12:45
IOT, TRANSFORMING THE FINANCIAL SECTOR

Vinish Shah - Group Head, Products and Presales / SimbaNet

12:45 - 13:00
THE IDEAL INSURANCE FOR MAMA MBOGA

Kiereini Kirika - Regional Director / Microensure EA

13:00 - 14:00
LUNCH
14:00 - 15:00
Startup Pitches

Startups :

  • Gladys King'ori, CEO, Zoa Tech Limited
  • David Marete, CEO, Ujuzi Software Solutions Ltd
  • Antoine Paillusseau, Co-Founder, FinChatBot
  • Amoroso Gombe, Co-Founder, FPesa
  • Antony Mwangi / Ian Lang'at, Co-Founders, Protocol7

Judges :
  • Kris Senanu, Managing Director, Telkom Kenya
  • Tonia Mutiso-Kariuki, Operating Partner/VC / Full Circle Africa
  • Rohit Kumar, CIO, I&M Bank
  • Tania Ngima, Director, Demo Ventures

15:00 - 17:00
ONE-ON-ONE MEETING | WORKSHOPS

ONE-ON-ONE MEETING


WORKSHOP: Contact Centre Evolution in the Financial Sector

  • Gabor Kocsis, Virtual Contact Centre Consultant, SimbaNET
  • Peter Nyamukusa, Chief Technical Officer, SimbaNET

Speakers


  • Portfolio Item

    Joseph Mucheru

    Ministry of ICT
    Cabinet Secretary

    Portfolio Item

    Dr. Patrick Njoroge

    Central Bank of Kenya
    Governor

    Portfolio Item

    Dr. Bitange Ndemo

    Blockchain & AI Taskforce
    Chairman

    Portfolio Item

    Dr James Mwangi

    Equity Group
    CEO

  • Portfolio Item

    Jerome Ochieng

    Principal Secretary
    Ministry of ICT

    Portfolio Item

    Christine Ng’ang’a

    Director
    Sanlam

    Portfolio Item

    Rakesh Kukreja

    MD
    SimbaNet Com Ltd

    Fabien Delanaud

    Vinish Shah

    Group Head, Products & Presales
    SimbaNET

  • Portfolio Item

    Steve Njenga

    CIO
    Barclays

    Portfolio Item

    Laura Chite

    CEO
    CIO East Africa

    Portfolio Item

    Rohit Kumar

    CIO
    I&M

    Portfolio Item

    Michael Mbuthia

    CIO
    IPSL

  • Portfolio Item

    John Sergon

    Ag. CEO
    ICT Authority

    Portfolio Item

    Paul Ndichu

    Regional CEO
    Interswitch EA

    Portfolio Item

    Eng. Francis Wangusi

    Director General
    Communication Authority

    Portfolio Item

    Catherine Maraga

    Director, IT & Operations
    Sidian Bank

  • Portfolio Item

    Martin Mirero

    Director, IT
    Huduma Kenya

    Portfolio Item

    Dr Kamal Bhattacharya

    Chief Innovation Officer
    Safaricom

    Portfolio Item

    Dr. Anil K. Sahai

    CEO
    NeoZyte Inc.

    Fabien Delanaud

    Fabien Delanaud

    General Manager
    Myriad Connect

  • Fabien Delanaud

    ALI HUSSEIN

    CEO
    FinteXX

    Portfolio Item

    Harry Hare

    Chairman
    CIO East Africa

    Portfolio Item

    KRIS SENANU

    MD- Enterprise Division
    Telkom

    Fabien Delanaud

    Lenin Oyuga

    Director, Government Business-EA & Indian Ocean Islands
    Thomson Reuters

  • timothy-karibu

    Timothy Kabiru

    CEO
    Jamii Bora Bank

    Portfolio Item

    George Njuguna

    CIO
    HF Group

    Fabien Delanaud

    Tonia Mutiso-Kariuki

    Operating Partner/VC
    Full Circle Africa

    Gabor Kocsis

    Gabor Kocsis

    Partner consultant
    SimbaNET

  • timothy-karibu

    Agnes Gathaiya

    CEO
    IPSL

    Fabien Delanaud

    Eddie Ndichu

    MD
    Opera

    Fabien Delanaud

    Dr James Wanjagi

    Sr Lecturer
    Strathmore Business School

    Fred Muchiri

    Anuj Tanna

    Director, Mobile Financial Services
    Telkom Kenya

  • Fabien Delanaud

    John Waibochi

    CEO
    Virtual City

    Fabien Delanaud

    Jack Ngare

    MD
    Finserve Africa

    Fabien Delanaud

    Mariam Abdullahi

    Africa Industry Lead, Telecommunications
    SAP

    Fabien Delanaud

    Kamal Budhabatti

    CEO
    Craft Silicon

  • timothy-karibu

    Sammy Nyambu

    CEO
    Mwalimu Sacco

    Fabien Delanaud

    Sally Chege

    Deputy Director, Transactional Banking
    NIC Bank

    Fabien Delanaud

    Ben Roberts

    CTO
    Liquid Telecom

    Fabien Delanaud

    Michael Michie

    CIO
    MOrient

  • Portfolio Item

    John Walubengo

    Senior Lecturer
    Multimedia University

    Fabien Delanaud

    Andrew Waititu

    General Manager
    GE Healthcare

    Fabien Delanaud

    Peter Nyamukusa

    CTO
    SimbaNET

    Dinesh Arora

    Dinesh Arora

    Senior Banker

  • Paul Mbugua

    Paul Mbugua

    CEO
    Eclectics International Limited

    Stephen Mwaura

    Stephen Mwaura

    FSI Consultant
    Banking the Unbanked

    Stephen Mwaura

    Nnanna Enyi

    Head of Financial Technology & Innovation
    Interswitch

    Fabien Delanaud

    Bob Yawe

    CEO
    Quadrant Shift Africa

  • George Ochiri

    Dr. George Ochiri

    CEO
    Safaricom Sacco

    Fred Muchiri

    Fred Muchiri

    Founder
    Mobile Financial Solutions

    Mutahe Karuoro

    Mutahe Karuoro

    President
    ACI, Kenya

    Munyutu Waigi

    Munyutu Waigi

    Co-Founder
    Umati Capital

  • Ronald Nyadieka

    Ronald Nyadieka

    Technical Account Manager Innovation Champion
    Thomson Reuters

    Fred Muchiri

    Kiereini Kirika

    Regional Director
    Microensure EA

Bitange Ndemo
Chairman, Blockchain and AI Taskforce
He is an associate professor at the University of Nairobi’s Business School and a former permanent secretary in the Ministry of Information and Communications. He is currently the chairman of the Blockchain and AI Taskforce
Michael G. Mbuthia
CIO, IPSL
He oversees IPSL technology and operations agenda, driving the implementation of technology platforms to deliver products and services to the Banking fraternity.
Steve Njenga
CIO, Barclays
He is visionary leader with over 20+ years’ experience designing, implementing, and managing global Information Technology systems, operations, and teams on multiple continents. Prior to Barclays he was the Head of Information Services at HD Vest
George Njuguna
CIO, HF Group
Prior to joining HFC, he worked at Commercial Bank of Africa as the Head of Information Technology. George has 16 years’ experience in IT, and 11 years’ experience in Financial Services. George holds a Bachelor's of Science Degree and MBA from Geneva College in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania.
Rohit Kumar Gupta
Group CIO, I&M Bank Limited
He is an IT professional with over 22 years of experience in banking technologies. He has spearheaded various technology initiatives in Core Banking, Digital Banking, Infrastructure, Migrations, System Mergers, etc. Prior to joining I&M Bank in 2006, Rohit held various IT leadership roles in J&K Bank. Rohit holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computers from MIT, Manipal.
Paul Mwaura Ndichu
CEO, Interswitch East Africa
Prior to Interswitch, he was the Managing Director of Jumia Group where he was responsible for leading the team behind the taxi hailing mobile application known as ‘Easy App’ and served for 11 months. Between May 2016 to November 2016, he was the lead consultant at Little Cab.
Catherine Maraga
Director - IT and Operations, Sidian Bank
She has an extensive experience having managed various functions in IT; Service Delivery, Infrastructure ( Networks and Data Centre) , Disaster Recovery, Applications Support and Projects Management. Catherine holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Africa Nazarene University.
Martin Mirero
CIO - Huduma Kenya, Government of Kenya
An experienced professional in the ICT industry, with a unique fusion of both technology sales and technology management expertise, Martin Mirero is the current CIO of Huduma Kenya. Prior to joining Huduma, Mirero was the Director of Projects at Saana Corp in Abuja Nigeria responsible for all aspects of the company's projects.
Kamal Bhattacharya
CIO - Safaricom
Kamal Bhattacharya is the current CIO for Safaricom. He is also currently a commissioner for Pathways for Prosperity: Commission on Technology and Inclusive Development and a Senior Lecturer at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Prior to joining Safaricom Kamal was the Interim CEO of Ihub where he helped the team move towards iHub 2.0 and implement a new strategy to Connect, Build, Invent a new future for the region.
KRIS SENANU
MD- Enterprise Division - Telkom
With over 20 years in the ICT industry, Kris boasts of a wealth of experience in ICT Sales strategy. He is currently with Telkom, heading its Enterprise Division. Prior to joining Telkom, Kris was the Deputy CEO at Internet Solutions (IS) Kenya (formerly the Access Kenya Group), a leading African Internet Protocol-based Communications Service Provider. His role focused on creating shareholder value by instilling a common vision and developing the company into a dominant player in the industry. He grew through the ranks from being a Commercial Manager to Managing Director of the company’s Internet Division and was instrumental in growing the company’s revenue from USD 2,000 to USD 25 Million in 7 years, with a total asset value of USD 3 billion. He also led the strategic and performance management of the public listing of Access Kenya on the Nairobi Securities Exchange Limited – to become the first listed ICT Company in the region. He holds an MBA from Warwick University in the United Kingdom and a Bachelor’s degree in International Business Administration with a focus in Marketing from the United States International University Africa (USIU-A). He is also a Chartered Marketer from the Chartered Institute of Marketing. He chairs the Kenya Domain registry institution – Kenya Network Information Center (KENIC) and the Kenya Institute of Management’s (KIM) Business Committee. He is also a previous chair of the Telecommunications Service Providers of Kenya.

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