Khaleej Times DigiBank Forum to showcase transformational ideas in banking, fintech industries – News

The event will provide an in-depth view of Bank as a Service, a global strategy in digital banking, video and voice banking, contactless payments


Published: Tue 13 Sep 2022 20:11

Last update: Tue 13 Sep 2022 20:23

Khaleej Times is ready to host the third edition of DigiBank 2022: The Banking Transformation Forum. With the support of the UAE Federation of Banks, the event will open on Wednesday, September 14. According to official figures, banks in the Meta region are expected to spend $40 billion on technology by the end of 2022.

After the pandemic, the importance of using technological products in the banking sector has taken higher priority than ever. DigiBank 2022 will feature some of the most influential figures in the banking and fintech industries.

More than 40 leading bankers and fintech experts from the Mena region will discuss the impact of technology and innovation on the banking industry at the third Digibank Forum.

The forum will delve into emerging technologies and innovative strategies driving the banking and finance industry. Jamal Saleh, CEO of the UAE Federation of Banks, will deliver the keynote address, discussing the future of digital banking and the priorities of banks in the Middle East.

The event will also provide an in-depth look at Bank as a Service (BaaS), global strategy in digital banking, video and voice banking, digital and contactless payments, fraud mitigation through NLP and AI for a better experience.

Other sessions, including: Using Fintech to Provide Banks with Agility, Cloud and Edge Computing, will demonstrate how technology is driving the banking industry into the future and creating a dynamic culture focused on growth.

“Bringing together 200 banking leaders and senior financial services executives, DigiBank is the undisputed market leader in banking technology events within the Mena region,” said Poonam Chawla, director of content partnerships, events and conferences at Khaleej Times. .

Digibank’s lineup of speakers includes Jayesh Patel, CEO of Wio Bank; Masood Khan, CEO of YAP; Olivier Crespin, CEO of ZAND; and Vibhor Mundhada, CEO of NEOPAY. Also in attendance will be DJ Choi, Director of Client Services at RAKBANK, Anand Krishnan, Director and CTO of Emirates Investment Bank, and Eyad Al Qudsi, Director of Digital Banking at United Arab Bank.

Neeraj Gupta, CEO of Policybazaar, Ahmad Mohd Abu Eideh, CEO of Invest Bank, and Sachin Chandna, Head of Intelligence and Client Engagement at Emirates NBD, are among some of the biggest names expected to attend the event.

“With insightful fireside chats, interactive panel discussions, conference sessions, the one-day event will provide attendees with the latest insights and cutting-edge innovations that are transforming the industry and inspire them to create a dynamic and focused banking culture. in growth. Chawla added.

The program schedule will cover a variety of areas, including artificial intelligence for future banks, next-generation core banking platforms, cloud banking, digital threat protection, and customer experience initiatives, among many others.

Awards for Excellence in Banking and Digital Finance

With the addition of the Digital Banking and Finance Awards for Excellence, DigiBank will also recognize institutions that go above and beyond to provide exemplary service to their customers and an excellent work culture for their teams.

With 25 key categories, the awards aim to recognize organizations that excel in leadership and employee support. These banking and financial institutions demonstrate the significant impacts that a supportive, diverse and forward-thinking culture can have on the success of a business.

The event’s network sponsors are Cloud 4C, Toppan Gravity, Euvic, Manage Engine and Symphony Engine AI. For more information visit

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