Over 400 Banking Leaders to Come Together for 12th Edition of Middle East Banking Innovation Summit

Over 40 of the MENA region’s notable bankers and fintech experts will discuss the impact of technology and innovation on the banking industry at the 12th edition of the Middle East Banking Innovation Summit (MEBIS) in Dubai this month. Organized by Expotrade Globalthe summit will be held on the 25th and 26th May 2022 at the Le Méridien Dubai Conference Centre, UAE, and will see over 400 banking leaders and senior financial services executives within the region brought together for the event.

With in-depth fireside chats, interactive panel discussions, keynote sessions, and a think session to round off day one, the two day event will provide attendees with the latest insights and cutting edge innovations that are transforming the industry and inspire to create a dynamic , growth-focused banking culture.

The program agenda will cover a range of areas including artificial intelligence for banks of the future, next generation core banking platforms, cloud banking, digital threat protection, customer experience initiatives amongst many others.

Delegates can expect to hear from such esteemed speakers as:

  • E. Sameh Al QubaisiDG – Economic Affairs, Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development
  • Shu-Pui Liadvisor, Central Bank of the UAE
  • Basma Radihead of data science and advanced analytics hub, Central Bank of Egypt
  • Peter VickeryEVP and head of distribution and sales – consumer banking group, First Abu Dhabi Bank
  • Shady Elbornoold senior director group research, Emirates NBD
  • Dinesh SharmaCEO of personal banking and wealth management – Middle East, Citi
  • Linoy Kiddchief information officer MENAT, HSBC
  • Mamoon Alhomsseychief information officer, Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank
  • Vikas Sethigroup chief digital officer, Gulf International Bank
  • SriLakshmi BannigollVP – head of analytics and BI, First Abu Dhabi Bank
  • Mohamed Ghazalahead of data architecture and analytics, Banque du Caire
  • Gyan Prakash SrivastavaVP, stream head – data management and analytics, Mashreq Bank
  • Suresh Lalwanimanaging director and head of coverage, commercial banking, First Abu Dhabi Bank
  • Amit MalhotraGM -personal banking group, Commercial Bank of Dubai

Some of the topics delegates can expect to learn about include:

  • Exploring data-driven banks – Embedded finance and ecosystems presented by Ernesto Schmitzbanking transformation lead financial services, SAP
  • Unlocking asset potential and creating business value – Exploring the CXO’s role in transforming traditional banks to tech-driven financial powerhouses – Panel discussion moderated by Zubair AhmedEVP, general manager MEA, VeriPark
  • Lending in economic growth and diversification by Ankur Aggarwalgroup product manager, Nucleus Software
  • Cloud banking: the game changer for next generation banking capabilities presented by Lee Allcornregional director – MEA, Temenos
  • Next generation core banking platforms – Bridging the gap between aspiration and action to achieve mission-critical digital capabilities, a fireside chat with Liam Leahymanaging director, EMEA, Thought Machine
  • Accelerating data-driven enterprise transformation with logical data fabric presented by Alexey Sidorovchief evangelist, Denodo
  • Wealth management 2.0: The power of digital client journeys – a joint presentation by Thomas Schornsteinhead Middle East /Africa, Additive; and Nicholas Wrighthead of MENA institutional business, Saxo Bank
  • Modernising and transforming lending platform for unlocking business value – a joint presentation by Siresh Patnaikhead of product management engineering, Pennant Technologies
  • Chief information security officer (CISO) panel discussion: The cybersecurity and resilience imperative moderated by Charbel Diabsenior director of sales –METAP, OneSpan
  • Francis Bignell

    Francis is a junior journalist with a BA in Classical Civilization, he has a specialist interest in North and South America.

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