AlMall - Is e-commerce killing the retail industry?
We interviewed Said Ouchnak, E-commerce Director at AlMall at the Seamless Middle East 2019 conference and exhibition.
Anachron Technologies - Current Investment Advice, 2019
Wael Khattar, Co-founder & CEO Finance, Anachron Technologies speaks at the Seamless Middle East 2019 on the issues faced by investors and the adoption of digital technologies could help widen market share.
ANZ Banking Group- Predictions for the next 5 years
Sreeram Iyer, Chief Operating Officer- Intitutional Banking, ANZ Banking Group at the Seamless Middle East 2019 proposes predictions of the future of banking. Incorporation of AI and machine learninng into corporate and Instiutional banking is one significant prediction.
Areeba - Changing customer expectations in the digital age
Ramzi Saboury, Chief Commercial Officer, Areeba at the Seamless Middle East Show, 2019 tells us about the constantly evolving payment industry.
BPC Group - How are banks facing digital competitors?
Chitrajit Chakrabarti, Head of Sales GCC, BPC Group at the Seamless Middle East Show 2019 talks about the changing banking ecosystem, emphasizing on the evolution of customer behaviour in the banking industry.
Commercial Bank Dubai - Digital transformation leading to increased customer engagement
Amit Malhotra, GM Personal Banking, Commercial Bank Dubai at the Seamless Middle East Show 2019 talks about the existising banks strive towards moving to the next level and the success rate of digibanks.
du - Need for frictionless mobile funnel experience
Asa Andersson, UX and Creative Director, du at the Seamless Middle East Show 2019 predicts that digital and retail will merger. She talks about the different stages of retail experience that leads to customer fulfillment.
Geidea - The role of Cheif Innovation Officers in banks
Mohammed Al Garni, CEO, Geidea at the Seamless Middle East Show 2019 talks about the factors that contribute to the sale of a product by banks and that Seamless Payments could revolutionize the banking industry.
GlamBox - From Brick and Mortar to Click and Mortar
Matthieu Guinard, CEO, GlamBox at the Seamless Middle East Show 2019 states that retail is going through digital disruption.The region isn't entirely cashless, this segment of population need to be educated which provides vast array of opportunities.
Infotec Systems - "Seamless" the name of the game
Houssam Khatib, Founder & CEO, Infotec Systems at the Seamless Middle East Show 2019 states that Consumers are mandating the shift to seamless payments.
IQ Fulfillment - Robots will transform the ecommerce industry
Fadi Amoudi, CEO, IQ Fulfillment at the Seamless Middle East Show 2019 states that Robotics is built for scaling up with three times the output and 99.9% accuracy rates.
Jack Wills - The Key Components of beng an Omnichannel Retailer
Andy Letting, Global Head of Digital Marketing & Interim Head of eCommerce, Jack Wills at the Seamless Middle East Show 2019 stresses the importance of Customer Awareness of Different Channels to reach a business.
Jugnoo - Data creating new Demand
Samar Singla, Founder & CEO, Jugnoo at the Seamless Middle East Show 2019 talks about the chang8ing function of a Brick and Mortar store from selling to sowcasing goods.
Mall.Golbal - Intention is to enhance retail not to kill it
Naveed Pirzada, Principal Consultant, Mall.Global at the Seamless Middle East Show 2019 stresses on the robustness of omnichannels by stating a fact that the drop-out rate rises to 40% when load time of website is more than 3 secs.
Moroccan Oil - Omnichannel will evolve to Unified Friction-less Commerce
Jue Wong, CEO, Moroccan Oil at the Seamless Middle East Show 2019 states that eCommerce will become personalized and predictive. Analyzing data through machine learning and AI and creation of demand.
OCBC Bank - Banking industry witnesses new competitors "Fintech"
Vincent Teo, VP Head of Business & Fintech Engagement, OCBC Bank at the Seamless Middle East Show 2019 states that existing banks need to be at par with Fintech as customers have begun comparing between them.
OrbitVU - Content creation in eCommerce industry
Waleed Shleha, Regional Manager, OrbitVU speaks about the importance of content creation in eCommerce and OrbitVU provides an effective and automated solution.
Santander UK Technology - Data is the root of human intellect
Umran Rafi, Head of Digital Data, Santander UK Technology at the Seamless Middle East Show 2019 tells us that banks have recently realized the customer life journey and are at the early stages to recognize the power of data, highlighting the different kinds of data.
Fintech Expert & International Speaker "Scarlett Sieber"
Scarlett Sieber, Fintech Expert at the Seamless Middle East Show 2019 speaks about the enormous potential in Fintech by illustrating examples of major mergers on both the banking and payment side.
Thales - Financial Inclusion Programs by Governments in Middle East
Gihane Mourad, Sales Director Middle east, Thales at the Seamless Middle East Show 2019 talks about Bio-metric cards to prevent fraud in Financial Inclusion Programs and while dealing with subsidies.
The Gaggler - eCommerce will not kill conventional retail
Deepika Stojanovic, Co-founder, The Gaggler at the Seamless Middle East Show 2019 highlights the factors that would make eCommerce successful. Customer Expectations as defined by Deepika are Relevance, a seamless Experience, familiarity, reassurance are some.
Verifone - Customer Expectations driving Merchant Expectations
Ozgur Erkan, Regional Sales Director MENA, Verifone at the Seamless Middle East Show states that customer expectations revolves around personalization, relevance, security & privacy. Merchant Expectations revolve around meeting end to end solutions from payment gateways to design loyalty programs.
Wirecard - Payments are an enabler to seamless ecommerce
Anke Zelelr, VP Group Strategy, Wirecard at the Seamless Middle East Show, 2019 speaks about the key deisru-pte4rs in the payment industry across diverse regions.
Hellmann Logistics - Logistics a pillar in ecommerce
Madhav Kurup, Regional CEO (Middle East & South Asia), Hellmann Logistics at the Seamless Middle East Show, 2019 illujstrates the significace of Logistics in demand planning, invenjtory mgt, auto mgt solutions that would loead to a snooth functionig ecommerce ploatfrm.
Leveraging open APIs to create connected customer experiences
Andrew Aceto, Director of Marketing, NCR Corporation speaks at Seamless Middle East on " Leveraging open APIs to create connected customer experiences"
APIs Reinventing the Future of Customer Experience
Corne Dixon, Head of MEA, Backbase speaks at Seamless Middle East " APIs reinventing the future of customer experience." Highligts the need to move away from one size fits all to a personalizd approack of Behavioural Banking.
Aditya Bhagat, CEO & Co-founder, Bankbuddy, speaks at Seamless Middle East a UAE based software company working in the AI department for customer experience. Enhancing custoemr expereinces using personalization, IoT, chatbots.
Liv bank driving digital banking in the UAE
Jayesh Patel, Head of Liv, Emirates NBD speaks at Seamless Middle East about building a bank that millennials love.
Refashioning the bank for a challenger ecosystem
- Moderator: Michael Dooijees, Co-founder and MD at Startupbootcamp (FinTech & Cyber Security).
- Ghina Baradhi , Chief Information Officer (Middle East, South Africa & Turkey); - Shahid Sumar CIO, Bank Albaraka
- Rizwan Arain CISO, Habib Bank AG Zurich;
- Javed Yousuf Edhi, Group Head & CIO, Technology & Digital Innovation, SilkBank.
Generation Z the future of banking
Hasan Waqar, CEO, MoneeMint speaks at Seamless Middle East about Generation Z- the one after millennials. Gen Z believe Happiness as the ultimate goal especially through financial success.
H.E Dr. Ali M. Al Khouri
At Seamless Middle East H.E Dr. Ali M. Al Khouri Chairman, Arab Federation for Digital Economy, Advisor, Council of the Arab Economic Unity, League of the Arab States, UAE.
Keynote: Official welcome address Day Two
H.E Ambassador Mohamed Al rabea Secretary General, Council of Arab Economic Unity.
Keynote Panel: "Fintech" just the beginning for the Middle East?
Mirna Sleiman, Founder and CEO, Fintech Galaxy.
- Suren Siva, Director Strategy & Innovation, Credit Suisse;
- Todd O'Brien CEO MENA, Startupbootcamp;
- Fabian Vandenreydt Executive Chairman, B-Hive;
Creating a winning digital marketing strategy
Rizmy Shariff, Managing Partner, JHR Investments.
- Chirodip Basu Roy, Former Head of Marketing & Corporate Communications, Noor Bank;
- Michael Ilyas Co-founder, BuyAnyInsurance.com;
- Neeraj Gupta, CEO UAE, Policybazaar.
Securing the future of banking: are mobile wallets the next target for fraud?
John Chaplin, Chairman, Global Payments Innovation Jury.
- Moamed Ben Amor, Secretary General, Arab ICT Organisation;
- Abrar Ahmed Mir, Chief Innovation & Financial Inclusion Officer, HBL;
- Moath Ismail, VP Digital Banking CISMEA, Gemalto;
- Mark Chirnside VP Strategic Partnerships & AQlliances, Entersekt.
Strategy to execution: the art of data war
Umran Rafi, Head of Digital Data, Data Innovation, Santander UK Technology a speaker at Seamless Middle East talks about data as building blocks of human intellect.
Digi-physical: the "secret sauce" for digital banking systems
Maseeh Ahmed, GM -Digital Banking, Geidea and Laurant Dhaeyer, GM E-Commerce, Geidea speaker's at Seamless Middle East talk about personalized services that fulfil customer expectations highlighting key factors like Customer journey is key and developing an omni-channel mindset.
Adopting a Saudi Centric Strategy
Ankit Wadwha, Co-Founder & Managing Director, Wadi.com, Speaks at Seamless Middle East on "Adopting a Saudi-centric strategy".
Show me the money: Challenges of raising early stage funding
- Omar chehane , CEO and Co-founder, Sellanyhome.com
- Malik Shehab , CEO and Founder, Golden scent
Putting artificial intelligence at the heart of everything
Daniel Hulme, CEO, Satalia, Advisor, UAE National AI Strategy, Speaks at Seamless Middle East on "Putting artificial intelligence at the heart of everything".
Lessons from the UK government’s Digital Marketplace - growth and impact
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
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".
The race to automate: increasing efficiency with data driven and robotic warehousing solutions
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
Paul Coby - John Lewis
Hear from Paul Coby, CIO, John Lewis, Speaking about Converging online and offline commerce at Seamless Middle East.
Anan Shakshir - Posta Plus
Anan Shakshir, Managing Director, Posta Plus, Speaks at Seamless Middle East on "How to win the cross-border battle in the MENA region".
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?
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".
At Seamless Middle East, we interviewed Jeff Bandman, Principal, Bandman Advisors, to tell us about himself and his activity
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?
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?
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
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?
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?
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?
OMA Emirates Group
At Seamless Middle East, we interviewed Niranj Sangal, Group CEO, OMA Emirates Group, to tell us with changing customer expectations in the digital age, what are the key factors to consider when it comes to consumer payments?
At Seamless Middle East, we interviewed Matthieu Guinard, CEO, Glambox, to find out what are the key things customers expect of an ecommerce platform?
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?
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?
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?
Panel - Curating online marketplaces
PANEL Curating online marketplaces at Seamless Middle East
- 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.
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
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
Most Influential Entertainment Trends in the Middle East - BPC
Medhat Iskander, Business Development Manager, Account Manager, BPC
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
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
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
Oppertunities and Challenges within the Fintech Disruption - Citi Fintech
Carey Kolaja, Global Chief Product Officer, Citi Fintech
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
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
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.
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
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
Radically transforming the payments industry with Fintech
Pascal Bouvier, Venture Partner, Santander InnoVentures
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
Panel discussion: Establishing frictionless cross border payment
Moderator: Carey Kolaja, Global Chief Product Officer - Citi Fintech
Panel: Flywire, SnapCheck, Transferwise, ACI Worldwide
CASE STUDY: Lessons from a digital-only bank - Skandiabanken
Christoffer Hernaes, Cheif Digital Officer, Skandiabanken
Digitising your bank: how to launch Android Pay, Apple Pay and Samsung Pay - UL - Steven Jackets
Steven Jackets, Group Leader MEA for UL