SAS partners with CIO East Africa to host East Africa’s Fintech Summit in Nairobi


The regional East Africa Fintech summit, an annual event on its second year running as hosted by CIO East Africa, draws together top tier professionals from the finance and technology industries to deliberate on the viable ways of bettering the finance industry thus consumer experience.

Themed; COLLABORATION & INNOVATION IN THE FINANCIAL SERVICES INDUSTRY, the 2019 Fintech Summit has drawn interest from many collaborators who feel the urge to enhance disruption in the Fintech industry, the latest being SAS, which has timely secured a premium sponsorship for the summit.

SAS that believes in curiosity being at the heart of human progress and that is huge on among other disciplines, Fraud and Security and Big data and IoT, on-boards as sponsors of the summit to analyze the Future of Threat Intelligence and Taming the new Digital Threats.

“We express our gratitude to partners making this invaluable engagement happen at a time when the fastest and most attractive services are inclined towards innovation solutions and applications that will spur the economic growth,” said Ms Laura Chite, CEO CIO East Africa

During the world’s largest analytics conference  held in April 28th to May 1st in Dallas, SAS shared the real-world examples of the impact of Advanced Analytics, AI and Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Natural Language Processing and more. It also offered training to data scientists, business executives, students and professors seeking to transform a world of data into a world of intelligence.

The SAS Software Security Framework incorporates industry best practices and defines the guiding principles for a secure product development life cycle. From engineering all the way through vulnerability remediation, SAS is committed to ensuring that products continually meet the business and security needs of customers.

The summit is slated on 22nd and 23rd May in Nairobi at the Villa Rosa Kempinski Hotel and will feature presentations from high-level private- and public-sector IT and Finance professionals from East Africa giving its audience an experience of the latest innovations lined for the Fintech industry, as well as expanding their connections and networks.

The eventful two-day summit equally serves as fertile platform to launch new products or re-position ICT in Finance oriented products and brands in the market.

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