Ramana Kumar | Senior Vice President And Head Of Payments
First Abu Dhabi Bank

Ramana Kumar, Senior Vice President And Head Of Payments, First Abu Dhabi Bank

Ramana Kumar is currently the SVP & Head of Payments for First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB) responsible for building lifecycle solutions for corporates encompassing Merchant acquiring, Government solutions, Prepaid solutions, Remittances and UAE’s first fully featured digital wallet -Payit. 

Previously, he was Head of Global Transaction Banking (GTB) and was instrumental in building Middle East regional proposition for the Bank including products and channels across cash, trade and cards. 

Ramana has special interests around innovation/ fintech/ financial inclusion /blockchain and the impact on the payments space. He was instrumental in first live implementation of Blockchain with Ripple for cross border payments. He has participated in many forums focusing on future of payments, financial inclusion, digital wallets, KYC and Identity, fintech / blockchain.


Seamless ME 2019 day 2 @ 11:20

PANEL: B2B: the next trillion-dollar opportunity?

  • Optimising B2B business with interactive platforms
  • Jumping onboard the revolution with faster payments, blockchain, APIs, open banking efforts and collaboration
  • Looking beyond faster payments to change and accelerate the entire B2B process
  • Addressing the major pain points within B2B payments
  • How is the corporate payments landscape changing?

Seamless ME 2019 day 2 @ 14:00

PANEL: Shaping the future payments experience with AI

  • Predicting behaviour and intuitively managing transaction timings
  • Offering timely and relevant offers to support consumer cashflow
  • Personalising services with psychographic algorithms
  • Improving retention, revenue and profitability
  • Amplifying CX with machine drive conversational capabilities
  • Leveraging transactions for customer centricity
  • Developing a interoperable AI network of the future
last published: 15/Apr/19 13:15 GMT

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