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2018 ONSITE VIDEO GALLERY

 

Interview with ACI Worldwide

At Seamless Middle East, we interviewed Dean Wallace – Practice Lead – Real-Time Payments, ACI Worldwide , to find out more on what is Real-Time payments and how will affect banking in the Middle East?

Interview with African Development Bank

At Seamless Middle East, we interviewed Erwin Wiss , Chief Risk Officer, African Development Bank , to find out why the payments industry is so interesting right now… why is this the year of payments?

Alrowad IT Solutions

At Seamless Middle East, we interviewed Patrick Osta, Executive Director, Alrowad IT Solution, to tell us how you translate VI experience to your customers?

 

Axis Communications

At Seamless Middle East, we interviewed Ahmed Ouf, Business Development Manager, Axis Communications, to find out what do bricks and mortar retailers need to do to compete with ecommerce players?

Bandman Advisors

At Seamless Middle East, we interviewed Jeff Bandman, Principal, Bandman Advisors, to tell us about himself and his activity

Bank of America

At Seamless Middle East, we interviewed Prajit Datta, Chief Data Scientist Organization, Bank Of America Corporation, to tell us why the payments industry is so interesting right now… why is this the year of payments?

 

Beehive

At Seamless Middle East, we interviewed Craig Moore, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Beehive, to find out who or what are the key disruptors in the payments industry this year?

Collinson Group

At Seamless Middle East, we interviewed Priyanka Lakhani, Regional Commercial Director - MEAI, Collinson Group, to tell us her advise to brands in the region to drive better customer experiences?

Dorsum

At Seamless Middle East, we interviewed Imre Rokob, Business Development Director, Dorsum, to find out how can AI serve the needs of private banks and wealth manag

 

EY

At Seamless Middle East, we interviewed Khurram Siddiqui, Global FAAS Robotics Leader and MENA FAAS Digital Leader, EY, to find out what are the key challenges face by retails toda

Emirates NBD

At Seamless Middle East, we interviewed Richard Uhunmwagho, AVP Group Information Security, Emirates NBD, to tell us why People/Users/Humans are the missing piece in the jigsaw puzzle of Cybersecurity?

Dubaistore

At Seamless Middle East, we interviewed Wael Lotf, Manager-Business Development, to tell us what is DubaiStore / tell us a little bit about the project and about Digital Economy Solutions?

 

Gemalto

At Seamless Middle East, we interviewed Bilal Al Hmoud, Digital Banking Expert, Gemalto Middle East, to find out how Biometric are shaping the future of Banks today?

FSS

At Seamless Middle East, we interviewed Suresh Rajagopalan, President Software Products, FSS, to find out what are the most important trends he is seeing in the market?

Mi9 Retail

At Seamless Middle East, we interviewed Jean-François Codron, Senior Vice President EMEA, Mi9 Retail, to find out What are the key challenges he sees retailers facing when trying to embrace omnichannel strategies?

 

OMA Group

At Seamless Middle East, we interviewed Niranj Sangal, Group CEO, OMA, to tell us with changing customer expectations in the digital age, what are the key factors to consider when it comes to consumer payments?

Glambox

At Seamless Middle East, we interviewed Matthieu Guinard, CEO, Glambox, to find out what are the key things customers expect of an ecommerce platform?

NBK

At Seamless Middle East, we interviewed Walid Nagy, General Manager retail Division, NBK, to find out how important are payments when it comes to creating a seamless commerce experience?

 

Posta Plus

At Seamless Middle East, we interviewed Hisham Albahar, Group CEO, Posta Plus TBC, to find out what are the main obstacles restricting the middle east's ecoomerce industry?

OMD

At Seamless Middle East, we interviewed Waseem Afzal, GM of Transact, OMD Transact, to tell us what are the key things customers expect of an ecommerce platform? And what will adoption look like in the next few years?

Swisslog

At Seamless Middle East, we interviewed Alain Kaddoum, General Manager, Swisslog Middle East, to tell us what are Swisslog’s latest developments in robotics and automation technology for retail and e-commerce busines

 

Practicology

At Seamless Middle East, we interviewed Martin Newman, CEO, Practicology, to find out how do retailers need to adapt their models in the digital age?

We trade Innovation DAC

At Seamless Middle East, we interviewed Roberto Mancone, COO, we.trade Innovation DAC, to find out why the payments industry is so interesting right now… why is this the year of payments?

H.E Mohamad Al Rabie

Hear from H.E Ambassador Mohamad Al Rabie, Secretary General of the Council Of Arab Economic Unit, his views about the payment, E-commerce And retail industry's regional key drivers, the market's biggest challenges and more at Seamless Middle East.

 

Paul Coby John Lewis

Hear from Paul Coby, CIO, John Lewis, Speaking about Converging online and offline commerce at Seamless Middle East.

Hisham Albahar Posta Plus

Hisham Albahar, Group CEO, Posta Plus, Speaks at Seamless Middle East on "How to win the cross-border battle in the MENA region".

Ronaldo Mouchawar SOUQ com

At Seamless Middle East, we interviewed Ronaldo Mouchawar, CEO, and Co-Founder, SOUQ.com. Hear his view on building the region's entrepreneurial ecosystem.

 

Tony Long Kimberly Clark Corp

Tony Long, Global E-commerce Capability Lead, Kimberly-Clark Corp., Speaks at Seamless Middle East on "Achieving success in a widely distributed shopping environment".

Roland Martin Swisslog up

Roland Martin, Global Market Leader Retail & E-Commerce, Swisslog Logistics Automation, Speaks at Seamless Middle East on "The race to automate: increasing efficiency with data driven and robotic warehousing solutions".

Panel Differentiating delivery

PANEL Differentiating delivery: surprising and delighting your customers at Seamless Middle East
- Sarah Jones , CEO, Sprii.com
- Ulugbek Yuldashev , Founder & MD, Awok.com
- Sreekanth Chetlur , Head of E-commerce Operations, Landmark Group
- Alex Perez-Fragero , Director – Strategic Partnerships, What3Words

 

Panel Curating online marketplaces

PANEL Curating online marketplaces at Seamless Middle East

- Khalil Shadid , CEO, ReserveOut
- Ambareen Musa , CEO, Souqalmal.com
- Junaid Ali Qureshi , Co-Founder & CTO, Elabelz
- Enrique Duvos , EMEA Director Product Marketing, Akamai Technologies
- Moderator: Florian Akinbiyi , Master of Ceremonies

Majed M Al Tahan Danube Online

Saudi Arabia case study: building the biggest ecommerce grocery platform in the Middle East. Hear from Majed M Al-Tahan, CEO & Co-Founder, Danube Online at Seamless Middle east.

Martin Newman Practicology

Martin Newman, CEO, Practicology, Speaks at Seamless Middle East on "Creating a world-class omnichannel experie

 

John Tsioris Instashop

Hear from John Tsioris, CEO & Founder, Instashop at Seamless Middle East giving Lessons from building a hyperlocal grocery app

H.E Dr Ali Al Khouri

H.E. Dr. Ali M. Al-Khouri, Advisor, Council of the Arab Economic Unity, Chairman, Arab Federation for E-Commerce League of the Arab States, Speaks at Seamless middle East About The Arab Digital Economy

Investor panel

Seamless Middle East INVESTOR PANEL The secret sauce: what it takes to secure funding
- Daniel Dos Reis , Senior Portfolio Manager, D ubai Silicon Oasis Authority
- Anvita Varshney , Founder, Dubai Angel Investors
- Moderator: Emilian Popa , Principal, Digital Growth Africa Middle East

 

Daniel Hulme UAE National AI Strategy

Daniel Hulme, CEO, Satalia, Advisor, UAE National AI Strategy, Speaks at Seamless Middle East on "Putting artificial intelligence at the heart of everything".

Chris Ferguson UK Cabinet Office

Hear from Christopher Ferguson, Director - National, International & Research, UK Cabinet Office, Government and Digital Service at Seamless Middle East giving Lessons from the UK government’s Digital Marketplace - growth and impact

Antonia Ellis Yum by Num

Antonia Ellis, Co-Founder, Yum by Mum, Speaks at Seamless Middle East on "Pioneering the children’s food sector in the Middle East".

 

Ankit Wadwha Wadi com

Ankit Wadwha, Co-Founder & Managing Director, Wadi.com, Speaks at Seamless Middle East on "Adopting a Saudi-centric strategy".

A Al Hammadi Dubai Commercity

Abdulaziz Al Hammadi, Senior Marketing Manager, Dubai Commercity, Speaks at Seamless Middle East on "Welcome to the future of business: Dubai Commercity".

 

 

 

 

2017 LIVE VIDEO GALLERY

 

The Regulated Payrol Industry and Digital Wallets - C3

Anouar Bourakkadi Idrissi, Business Development and Support Director, C3

What Customers Expect from an ecommerce Platform

Dr Thomasz Szejner, Research Associate, Cambridge University

Customer Loyalty Solutions for Businesses - The Entertainer

David Ashford, CIO, The Entertainer

 

How Immediate Payments Impact the Region, Blockchain Technology, and more - ACI Worldwide

Manish Patel, General Manager, Middle East, Africa & South Asia, ACI Worlwide

The Influence of Blockchain and AI in the Banking Industry -Avanza Solutions

Waqas Mirza, MD & CMO, Avanza Solutions

Blockchain Technology in a Nutshell - Blockchain Expert

Alex Tapscott, Founder & CEO, Blockchain Expert

 

Most Influential Entertainment Trends in the Middle East - BPC

Medhat Iskander, Business Development Manager, Account Manager, BPC

OMEGA - OMA Emirates Group

Niranj Sangal, CEO, OMA Emirates Group

Adapting to the Changing Payment Landscape - Oberthur

Nicolas Raffin, Head of Strategic Marketing & Innovation, Payments, Oberthur

 

How the Mobile Payment Industry will Evolve - G&D

Rainer Basler, Group Vice President, Financial Institutions, Mobile Security, G&D

Competitive Solutions for Banks, Gemalto

David Noel-Lardin, Payment Services Director – Africa & ME, Gemalto

Accelerating the Cash-light Economy - Mahindra Comviva 

Kamaljeet Rastogi, Global Head, Business Development, Mobile Financial Solutions, Mahindra Comviva

 

Will ecommerce Kill the Retail Industry

Alessandro Nadalin, VP Technology, Namshi

Omnichannel Retailing - Ralph Lauren

Samantha Starmer, Vice President, Ralph Lauren

Next gen alt payments - are you ready?

Farshad Nowshadi, VP, Saman Bank, VC, Level39 FinTech

 

Fintech & Small Business Owner - Kabbage

Mohamed Farmer, Chief Executive and Founder, British Institute of Technology & E-commerce

The Changing World of Banking and Fintech - Saman Bank

Farshad Nowshadi, VP, Saman bank, VC, Level29 FinTech

The Fintech venture Capital Industry - Santander Innoventures

Pascal Bouvier, Venture Partner, Santander Innoventures

 

How Fintech is Changing Business to Business Payments Shape - SnapCheck

Ken Kruszka, Founder & CEO, SnapCheck

The Next Generation Payment Platform - Spire Payments

Nigel Dean, Marketing Director, Spire Payments

Fawter Online - STS PayOne

Mr. Janti Abdallah, General Manager, STS PayOne

 

The Colliding Worlds of Tech and Apparel - Under Armour

Sid Jhatia, VP Omnichannel, Under Armour

The Key Disruptive Trends Affecting Payments - Verifone

Ozgur Erkan, Sales Manager, MENA, Verifone

How Brick & Mortar Stores Can Compete with Ecommerce Players

Doug Stephens, Author, The Retail revival: Reimagining Business for the New Age of Consumerism

 

Oppertunities and Challenges within the Fintech Disruption - Citi Fintech

Carey Kolaja, Global Chief Product Officer, Citi Fintech

The Middle East's Fintech EcoSystem - Beehive

Craig Moore, Founder & CEO, Beehive

Regional Opportunities within Fintech - Bahrain Economic Development Board

Dr. Simon Galpin, Managing Director, Bahrain Economic Development Board

 

Emirates Digital Wallet and Seamless Middle East

Maki Vikinis, General Manager, Emirates Digital Walllet

The Impact of eccomerce on the Retail Industry

Prof. Gilles Richard, Head of Innovation and Technology, British Institute of Technology and E-commerce

Can Blockchain reinvent Finance?

Alex Tapscott, Author, Blockchain Revolution

 

Mr. Atef Helmy speaks at Seamless 2017 Conference 

Mr. Atef Helmy, Egypt's former Minister of Communications and Technology and current Chairman of Orange Egypt

Airports as the Main Integrator for e-Commerce in the Arab world

Abdulaziz Al Hammadi, Head of Marketing for Dubai Airport Free Zone

'Fintegrate’ or Fail 

Carey Kolaja, Global Chief Product Officer, Citi Fintech

 

Digital Economy: Current challenges and the role of technology in the economic transformation process

Medhat Iskander, Business Development Manager, Account Manager, BPC

Connecting Countries: Sharing Knowledge, Success Stories and Resources

H.E. Frode Mauring, Resident Coordinator, UN, Resident Representative, UNDPH.E. 

Official Welcome Speech - Seamless 2017 [Arabic]

H.E Ambassador Amb Mohamad Al Rabie, Security General of the Council of Arab Economic Unity 

 

H.E Ambassador Amb Mohamad Al Rabee speaks at Seamless 2017 V2 [Arabic] 

H.E Ambassador Amb Mohamad Al Rabee, Security General of the Council of Arab Economic Unity

The Future of Government in the Digital Age

Dr Julia Glidden, General Manager, Global Government Industry, IBM

Mr Mohammad Al Zarooni speaks at Seamless 2017 [Arabic]

Mr Mohammad Al Zarooni, Deputy Director General of the TRA 

 

Interview: Beating the banks, the secret weapon 

Jayash Patel, Head of Liv, Emirates NBD, hosts and interviews Rob Frohwein, CEO and Co-founder of Kabbage.

Panel: New ways to pay

Moderator: Charmaine Oak, Author, The Digital Money Game, Co-author, Virtual Currencies – From Secrecy to Safety

Lessons learnt from European ecommerce  

Prof Muhammed Farmer, Chairperson at British Institute of Ecommerce and Technology

 

The Ripple Network - Ripple 

Dilip Rao, Managing Director, Asia Pacific, Ripple

Radically transforming the payments industry with Fintech

Pascal Bouvier, Venture Partner, Santander InnoVentures

Panel discussion: Investigating & delivering use cases of the blockchain 

Moderated by Ziad Alshobaki, MD of Quisk

 

Transact at the speed of business 

Richard Dean interviews Markus Rupprecht, Founder & CEO of Traxpay

Opening welcome address - Legislation and regulations [Arabic]

H.E. Zayed Saeed Saif Al Shamsi, Advocate & Legal Consultant Chairman, Emirates Association for Lawyers and Legal Consultants

Alick Varma speaks at Seamless 2017 about Osper 

Alick Varma, CEO and founder of Osper, tells us about educating a younger market about finances and how the products that Osper offer aim to do this.

Making wearables bearable for payments

Ursula Schilling, Director of Business Development, Infineo

Panel discussion: Establishing frictionless cross border payment 

Moderator: Carey Kolaja, Global Chief Product Officer - Citi Fintech

Panel: Flywire, SnapCheck, Transferwise, ACI Worldwide

Panel discussion: Driving the potential of remittances

Moderator: Tony Graham, Next Money

Panel: UAE Exchange, QPAY International Corporation, Quisk

CASE STUDY: Lessons from a digital-only bank - Skandiabanken

Christoffer Hernaes, Cheif Digital Officer, Skandiabanken

Making B2B payments simpler - SnapCheck

Ken Kruszka, CEO from Snapcheck

Company profile: Western Union

Hatem Sleiman, Regional Vice President, the Middle East, Western Union

Digitising your bank: how to launch Android Pay, Apple Pay and Samsung Pay - UL - Steven Jackets

Steven Jackets, Group Leader MEA for UL

Making P2P payments an integral part of the financial landscape 

Steve Naude, Head of Middle East & Africa for Transferwise