Founder of Moven, World’s first in-app mobile bank account.. Innovator of the Year’ by American Banker. World’s #1 Financial Services Influencer by The Financial Brand. Amazon’s Global Bestselling author of Bank 4.0. Keynotes at TEDx, Wired, Singularity University, The Economist, etc. Advisor to Obama administration on Fintech
Likhit Wagle is a global executive who has led and advised Banking and Insurance clients around the world on business transformation programs that have realised major improvements in the clients’ net promoter scores, revenue growth and bottom line profitability. Likhit is currently responsible for IBM’s world- wide banking business. This is by far IBM’s largest sector by revenue and profits. Likhit’s mission is to grow the industry on a consistent, sustainable and profitable basis by making IBM the partner of choice for Digital Re-invention. Likhit is responsible for developing and executing IBM’s strategy, including the enhancement of external eminence, selection and development of IBM’s client portfolio in the sector and the deployment of industry specific solutions. Nurturing, managing and developing industry talent and expertise which underpins IBM’s strategic differentiation is a key part of his responsibilities. Likhit is a member of IBM’s Management Board for the Industry and also a member of the Acceleration Team which consists of the top 300 executives in the Corporation that has been hand-picked by the Chairman of IBM. He is also a founder member of the Industry Academy – a community of the foremost industry experts in IBM.
Dr. Ayesha Khanna is Co-Founder and CEO of ADDO AI, an artificial intelligence (AI) solutions firm and incubator. She has been a strategic advisor on artificial intelligence, smart cities and fintech to leading corporations and governments. Her clients have included SMRT, Singapore's largest public transport company; Singtel, Singapore's largest telco; SOMPO, Japan's largest insurance firm; Habib Bank, Pakistan's largest bank; and Smart Dubai, the government agency tasked to transform Dubai into a leading smart city. Ayesha is also the Founder of 21C GIRLS. She has been published and quoted on technology, innovation and smart cities in The New York Times, BusinessWeek, TIME, Newsweek, Forbes, Harvard Business Review, Strategy+Business, and Foreign Policy. She has presented at major financial, technology and other industry conferences, provided high level government briefings, chaired symposiums such as AI Asia, and spoken at TEDx events. Ayesha has a BA (honors) in Economics from Harvard University, an MS in Operations Research from Columbia University and a PhD in Information Systems and Innovation from the London School of Economics. Dr. Ayesha Khanna has published two technology books including a TED book on the impact of technology on society. Her forthcoming book on artificial intelligence (AI) and making it work for humanity is coming in 2021.
Prof. Michael Sung is the Chairman of CarbonBlue Innovations, a tech-transfer and commercialization platform focused on rapidly scaling internationally-sourced high-tech innovation, the founding co-director of the Fintech Research Center at the Fanhai International School of Finance at Fudan University and faculty at the Chinese Institute of Economics and Finance, a national-level think tank focused on developing finance innovation policy for central government in China. Prof. Sung has served in numerous advisory roles over the years for the HK, Taiwan, and China governments on international tech transfer, innovation ecosystem building, AI, blockchain, and Fintech policy. He also served as the chairman of the steering committee for MIT Tech Review’s Emtech HK Conference and he has received various awards for technology entrepreneurship, including MIT Enterprise Forum’s Most Visionary Technology Award and Google’s Solve for X Prize. Prof. Sung received his Ph.D. in EECS at the MIT Media Lab/Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory as well as a graduate financial engineering degree from MIT Sloan Business School.
Saad is partner in A. F. Ferguson & Co (a member firm of the PwC network) and leads the practice of Technology Consulting and Risk Assurance. An experienced professional and a thought leader with over 25 years of extensive experience both locally and internationally. He himself has been involved in setting up firm's IT department and headed for more than 10 years where he gained an insight into working practices and security requirements for running an IT department.
3rd Digital Banking & Mobile Payments Summit – DigiBAP2020