|TIME||10th April||11th April|
|10:00||Carsten Wengel, Group SVP, Head of Region EMEA
G&D Mobile Security
|Mona Ataya, CEO
|10.20||JuE Wong, CEO
|Samar Singla, CEO & Founder
|10.40||Sreeram Iyer, Chief Operating Officer
ANZ Banking Group
|Armin Jamula, Co-Founder & CEO
Its Her Way F.Z.C
|11.00||Matthieu Guinard, CEO
|Reserved for Salesforce|
|11.20||Alain Kaddoum, General Manager
Swisslog Middle East LLC
|Umran Rafi, Head of Digital Data Data Innovation
Santander UK Technology
|11.40||Reserved for BPC||Ozgur Erkan, Regional Sales Director
|12:00||Andy Letting, Global Head of Digital Marketing & Interim Head of eCommerce
|12.20||Justin Reilly, Former Head Customer Experience
|12.40||Gihane Mourad, Sales Director for the Middle East Region
|Farshad Nowshadi, Vice President, eStrategy
|13.00||Amit Malhotra, GM Personal Banking
Commercial Bank Dubai
|Houssam Khatib, Founder & CEO
|14.00||Madhav Karup, Regional CEO (Middle East & South Asia)
|Hassan Waqar, CEO
|14.20||Ramzi Saboury, Chief Commercial Officer
|Mohammed Al Garni, CEO
|14.40||Niranj Gupta, CEO
|Alex Tchablakian, COO
|15.00||Said Ouchnak, E-Commerce Director
|Janti Abdallah, GM
|15.20||Chris Colbert, Managing Director
Harvard Innovation Labs
|15.40||Priyanka Lakhani, Regional Commercial Director
|Ali Faican Rizvi, CCO
Mint Middle East
|16.00||Vincent Teo, VP Head of Business & Fintech Engagement
The Open Vault, OCBC Bank
|Patrick Osta, CEO
|16.20||Deepika Stojanovic, Co-Founder
|Asa Andersson, UX and Creative Director
Fintech Expert & International Speaker
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