12th Global
Forum & EXPO

16-17 March 2021

Virtual Event


Different powerful forces are transforming the banking industry. New technologies, increasing customer expectations, demographical changes, open APIs, new market players, regulatory requirements, micro and macro-economic climate are together creating precondition for change. 

In today’s demanding market situation, it is not only necessary for banks to comply, but also to retool and transform, to be innovative, new and fresh, in order to win the customer of the future. 

The 12th Global Banking Innovation Forum & Expo is a must-attend event for bankers from all over the world, with a strong educational program based on leading banks case studies, various networking opportunities: formal and informal, and a great EXPO hall with world’s most innovative existing FinTech solutions to date.

The Forum will uncover the newest trends in banking, the most innovative and effective strategies for improving customer experience and optimizing internal banking processes. It will offer its participants various solutions for reinforcing the position of banks in the financial services sector.

Join us and 500+ brightest minds of banking industry to discuss and shape the future of financial sector on 16th & 17th of March 2021.



Margus Simson

Member of the Board and Chief Digital Officer

Komerční banka, a.s.

Alfonso Ayuso

Subdirector General – Head of Regulation and Public Policy

Banco Sabadell

Gian Battista Baa’

Head of Digital Payments

Intesa Sanpaolo


Michal Vodrážka

Director | Financial Market Regulation Division III

Czech National Bank

Roger Wurzel


DLT Finance Group, Germany/Liechtenstein

Luka Milinković

Senior IS Auditor

NLB Bank Belgrade, Serbia


Brian Harris

Chief Product Officer, Issuer & eSecurity Services

Nets, Denmark

Anil Nayak

National Blockchain Expert Panel Member

National Standards Authority of Ireland

Vitold Sanotskyy

Founder & CEO of Internal Startup “Nicole”

Raiffeisen Bank International


Maurizio Poletto

Chief Platform Officer | Member of the Board

Erste Group Bank AG, Austria

Simon Separghan

Managing Director – Customer Contact + Complaints

NatWest Group, UK

Martin Sládeček

Director of Digital Strategic Studies

Société Générale


Andrea Isola

General Manager for Italy and South East Europe


Gerard Penning

Chief Human Resources Officer


Balint Bako

Project Manager

ApPello, Hungary


Guillaume Vaslin

CEO and Creative Director

ENNO Studio

Gabor Gyorfi

Business Development Director

QUALCO, Hungary

Dr. Maarten Wegdam

CEO ReadID and strategic advisor InnoValor

ReadID, InnoValor, Netherlands


Anna Kadaníková

Business Development Manager & Digital Strategist

WBTCB, Czech Republic

Iryna Maksymets

Digital intelligence consultant, Relationship Manager

ABBYY, Ukraine

Benoit Grangé

Chief Technology Evangelist

OneSpan, France


Alexandr Putyato

Executive Director of Sales to Foreign Markets

Systems Technologies, Belarus

Tamás Erni


Loxon Solutions, Hungary

Kerim Alain Bertrand

SVP, Global Sales and Marketing

SmartMessage, Turkey


Murat Guner

Regional Manager, MEA

SmartMessage, Turkey

Tony Bach Christensen

Director of Strategic Partnerships

Nets Group, Denmark

Peter Daugherty

Solutions Consultant, Financial Services

Reflexis, part of Zebra Technologies, USA


Bastian Lewe

Senior Account Executive SMB

Signavio, Germany

Andrei Gaman

Commercial Vice President

FintechOS, Romania

Mikhail Hryshchenko

Regional Sales Director EMEA & APAC


Khemindra Nadarajah

Senior Solution Architect





  • 50+ world’s most recognized industry speakers
  • 500+ participants
  • Strong educational content
  • Various workshops and interactive discussions
  • Immediately applicable knowledge
  • Case-studies based agenda
  • Opportunity to learn from the world’s leading banks pioneering the adoption of fintech
  • Meet the cutting-edge FinTechs transforming banking
  • International experience from more than 50 countries
  • 2-days full of formal and informal networking
  • Matchmaking & meeting scheduling via event all-in-one app
  • Personal Agenda, multi-track & session management

Who Should Attend?

Directors and Managers from following bank departments:

  • Innovation
  • Experimentation
  • User Experience
  • Business Development
  • FinTech Partnerships
  • Payments
  • Retail Banking
  • Open Banking
  • Multichannel, Omnichannel, Digital Channel, E-Channel
  • IT & Security, Cyber Security
  • Product Development, Product Innovation, Production Strategy
  • Data Management, Big Data Specialists
  • Service Management, Service Quality, Service Improvement
  • Digital, Mobile, Internet banking, e-banking
  • Digital officers
  • Operations, Process Automation, Process Simplification
  • Fintech, Blockchain Professionals
  • CEO
  • CIO / CTO
  • CFO
  • Credit cards, Card Products
  • Transactions
  • Fintech accelerator, Fintech Program, Startup Accelerator
  • Business Development, Business Strategy


“Professional speakers with a well structured agenda, clear and interesting presentations.  Presented banking experiences, customer-focused business models, and innovative ideas and solutions”.
Head of sales performance department, Vojudovdanska Banka, Serbia

“It was a very successful event for us and we will definitely be back next year!”
Strategic Sales Director EMEA, Emailage

“Very interesting and innovative experience!”
Chief Architect, Rosbank

Event is very dynamic, lots of relevant people. For us event was very successful!”
Enterprise Sales Consultant, ThreatMetrix

“A great opportunity to meet the industry experts and get inspirational thoughts!”
Digital product manager, Innovation at Erste Bank

“A lot of people and topics from the regulatory perspective, from bank and Fintechs perspective. Overall it was a very good coverage of all the topics important today in a banking sector” 
Chief Consulting Officer, ApPello

“Great experience! In order to meet with professionals from the industry, a lot of networking opportunities. Great topics”
Strategy Manager, Akbank

“Excellent presentation and great speakers. Good flow and organization of the event”.
Head of Digital Strategy, BCR

“The audience is on a very senior level, a lot of participants. Speakers are also on a very high level, everybody learned a lot. We are very, very happy!”
Head of Regional Marketing CEE & CIS, Finastra

“Totally satisfied with the event! Professionally organized, interesting topics, useful meetings and contacts!”
Product innovation manager, ERGO International AG

Where and When?

16-17 March 2021

Virtual Event

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