In Pictures: Financial Innovation Summit 2015

financial_innovation_summitFinancial executives convened at the Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg for the Financial Innovation Summit – which was sponsored by Telkom and Hitachi Data Systems.

The Summit, which was held on 28 October 2015, addressed the theme – “Advancing Financial Services Through Technology.”

Over twenty speakers attended the African Innovator Round Table: Financial Innovation Summit, which is an annual one-day summit that explores innovation in financial services.

The African Innovator Round Tables: Financial Innovation Summit is a multi-stakeholder initiative that brings together finance executives, non-governmental organizations, technology service providers, telcos, government functionaries, and intergovernmental agencies concerned with ensuring the growth of the financial services sector on the continent.

Top speakers headline the summit included:

– Mortimer Hope: Director Africa – GSMA
– Brian Richardson: Chief Executive Officer – Wizzit International
– Berdine Viljoen: Chief Information Officer – Sasfin Group
– Fundile Ntuli: Chief Information Officer – Ubank
– Evans Munyuki: Head of Digital for Retail and Business Bank – Barclays Africa Group
– Chandima Miyanadeniya: CIO – AON SA
– Derrydean Dadzie: Chief Executive Officer – DreamOval Ghana Limited
– Valter Adao: Lead Director and Innovation Leader – Deloitte Digital Africa & Innovation leader
– Dare Okoudjou Founder and CEO MFS Africa Ltd
– Jayshree Naidoo: Incubator Head – Standard Bank
– Colin Iles: Central COO Function – Barclays Africa Group Limited
– James Simpson: Country Manager – VISA South Africa
– Frank Pinto: ICT Consultant, Former CIO – Bankserve
– Lilian Makoi (Tanzania): Co-Founder and Director Digital Products – EdgePoint
– Michael Haddad: Lead Architect – Hitachi Data Systems
– Tony De Sousa: Managing Executive: Solutions Business @ Telkom
– Vimbai Carole: Muzofa Director – Network Management Standard Chartered Bank
– Lourandi Kriel: Head of Finance – Fintech
– Fritz Milosevic: Managing Partner – Dotadvisors Consulting
– Tim Coetzee: Sales Head Business & Financial Services – Telkom SA

The image gallery of the event can be found below:

Photography by Darryl Linington