09.00 AM


09.15 AM

KEYNOTE ADDRESS | Shaping the financial services landscape through applied innovations – Impact of Disruption!
K. Nikhila, Director – Institute for Development and Research in Banking Technology (IDRBT)

09.30 AM

INAUGURAL PANEL DISCUSSION | A BFSI leader’s guide to transformation – Innovations leading to enterprise wide digitalisation
The discussion will focus on aspects that have helped expedite the digitalization journey for financial institutions across Asia before and during the COVID-19 pandemic. The discussion will also elaborate on how collaboration is one of the core foundations for Asia’s digital transformation journey.
Sreedhar Vegesna, Partner & Leader – Financial Services Advisory PwC India

  • Raja Teh Maimunah, Managing Director, Wholesale Banking – AmBank Group
  • Rishi Gupta, MD & CEO – Fino Payments Bank
  • Shivkumar Seerapu, CEO Asia Pacific – Lloyds Banking Group
  • V. Viswanand, Deputy Managing Director – Max Life Insurance

10.30 AM

KEYNOTE ADDRESS | Sparking the need to foster innovation & growth in Atmanirbhar Bharat
R Ramanan, Mission Director – Atal Innovation Mission

10.45 AM

CXO PANEL DISCUSSION | NextGen Financial Services – Identifying emerging technologies that can help the BFSI sector lead the future
Vivek Belgavi, Partner and Leader Fintech, PwC India

  • Charles Allen, Global Head of Business and Digital Architecture, Wealth and Personal Banking – HSBC
  • Jaya Vaidhyanathan, CEO – BCT Digital
  • Maria Mileder, Global Head – Innovation – PayPal
  • Sarabjit Anand, Regional CIO Singapore & ASA – Standard Chartered Bank

11.45 AM

PARTNER PRESENTATION | SWIFT strategy – Towards instant, frictionless transactions
Laetitia Moncarz, Head of Corporates & NBFI, Asia Pacific – SWIFT

12.00 PM

KEYNOTE ADDRESS | Creating enabling FinTech ecosystems: The role of regulators/central bank Harvesh Kumar Seegolam, Governor – Bank of Mauritius

12.15 PM

FIRE SIDE CHAT | FUTURE FINTECH – Impact of digitisation; will financial institutions survive or thrive?
Drew Propson, Head Technology & Innovation in Financial Services – World Economic Forum
Bikram Singh, Head – Consumer Business – Experian India
Medhy Souidi, Head of FinTech, StartupXchange & Customer Development – DBS
Victor Alexiev, APAC Head of Citi Ventures Programs and Strategic Partnerships – Citi

12.45 PM

PARTNER PRESENTATION | Using IT to redefine the Global Banking
As banks and FSI industry are witnessing a wave of transformation in their functioning, IT plays a pivotal role in spearheading this change. There are four key pillars that will help shape this change:

  • Digital transformation
  • Legacy branch connectivity to automated processes
  • Security end to end
  • Network analytics

Rajeshkumar S, Head, Systems Engineering Enterprise & Govt – Juniper Networks

01.00 PM

V. Ramkumar, Senior Partner – Cedar Management Consulting International

01.10 PM



02.00 PM

KEYNOTE ADDRESS | How AI advance analytics changing the BFSI value chain
Use of traditional and non-traditional data in developing BFSI products and solutions & how these solutions are making a big impact on the overall BFSI value chain
Amit Khanna, Partner – Advisory – PwC India

02.15 PM

Guru Vaidya, Manager Solution Consulting – Adobe Creative Cloud & Document Cloud

02.30 PM

Sunil Gupta, Co-Founder & CEO – Yotta Infrastructure

02.45 PM

PARTNER PRESENTATION | Digital Transformation Simplified – Are you ready to unlock the best of cloud?
Tausif Siddiqui, Manager Solutions Engineering – Enterprise Business – NetApp India

03.00 PM

INDSUTRY LEADERS PANEL DISCUSSION | Future of digital finance – seizing opportunities and identifying innovation trends
Recognizing and embracing exponential opportunities sets apart successful leaders from linear thinkers. Over the next five years, financial services will be dramatically disrupted, primarily by greater customer empowerment and technology driven innovation. This discussion will deliberate on the top 5 technology & innovation trends that will create a stir in the financial services industry.
Mrutyunjay Mahapatra, Former MD & CEO – Syndicate Bank

  • CH. S. S. Mallikarjuna Rao, MD & CEO – Punjab National Bank
  • Kiran Shetty, CEO & Regional Head – SWIFT India
  • Nitin Chugh, MD & CEO – Ujjivan Small Finance Bank
  • RM Vishakha, MD & CEO – IndiaFirst Life Insurance Company
  • Sajan Paul, Managing Director (India & SAARC) – Juniper Networks

04.00 PM

CXO PANEL DISCUSSION | Innovations in Financial Services Technology – Banking for the future: Vision 2021 & Beyond
India has leapfrogged into the era of innovation in financial services by adopting the latest in technology. Today’s digital age and hyper-connected environment requires financial institutions to re-imagine their business continuously, and Indian BFSI sector is making great strides when it comes to true digital transformation. This discussion will focus on the exponential technologies disrupting the sector.
Asim Parashar, Partner – Financial Services, PwC India

  • Byju Joseph, CTO – Future Generali India Life Insurance
  • KV Dipu, President & Head – Operations & CX – Bajaj Allianz General Insurance
  • Murali Nair, President Banking – Zeta
  • Nitin Agarwal, President & Group CIO – Edelweiss Financial Services
  • Pradeep Menon, MD Technology – HSBC

05.00 PM

SPECIAL ADDRESS | Making of a global FinTech Superpower – The India Story
Deepak Bagla, MD & CEO – Invest India

05.15 PM

FIRE SIDE CHAT | The silver lining of crowdfunding
In Conversation with – Anirban Ghoshal, Editor – ET Edge &
Kunal Kapoor, Actor & Co-founder –

05.30 PM

FIRE SIDE CHAT | Future FinTech Outlook – Opportunities for growth & collaboration
In Conversation with – Anirban Ghoshal, Editor – ET Edge &
Nithin Kamat, Co-Founder & CEO – Zerodha

06.00 PM

SPECIAL ADDRESS | Leading the way by driving the digital economy agenda – The Estonia Journey
Indrek Õnnik, Global Affairs Director at the Government CIO Office – The Republic of Estonia

10.30 AM

Bringing together key stakeholders in the financial services sector on a platform for dialogue and cooperation that is particularly important at this time of economic crisis and for growth in the coming years. Decision makers will discuss on how they can promote fintech in the region for supporting the financial services ecosystem.
Musheer Ahmed, Co-Founder – Hong Kong FinTech Association


  • Camilla Bullock, Director General – Emerging Payments Association Asia
  • Nameer Khan, Chairman – MENA FinTech Association
  • Dr. Sanjay Tyagi, CEO – FinBlue & Director – STPI
  • Sopnendu Mohanty, Chief FinTech Officer – Monetary Authority of Singapore
  • Takeshi Kito, Vice Chairman of the Board – FinTech Association of Japan

11.30 AM

FIRE SIDE CHAT | The state of RegTech adoption and trends
In Conversation with – Richard Maton, Executive Board Member – International RegTech Association & Partner – Aperio Strategy & Douglas W. Arner, Kerry Holdings Professor in Law – University of Hong Kong

12.15 PM

VISION 2021 & BEYOND | Fostering FinTech Ecosystem – The State level agenda
The financial technology (fintech) space in India has seen an exponential growth over the last few years. The growth has been powered with the introduction of innovation-supported start-up landscape, friendly government regulations & policies and a large market base. This discussion will focus on the initiatives and policies put together by the state governments to promote budding entrepreneurs to boost the fintech space.
J A Chowdary, Special Chief Secretary & IT Advisor to Chief Minister – Government of Andhra Pradesh

  • Jayesh Ranjan, Principal Secretary IT, Electronics & Communications Department – Government of Telangana
  • Santhosh K Misra, CEO – Tamil Nadu e-Governance Agency
  • SVR Srinivas, Principal Secretary IT – Government of Maharashtra

12.45 PM

PARTNER PRESENTATION | Digitization of Finance Processes: SWIFT for Corporates
Nandini George, Director, Strategic Partnerships, India & South Asia – SWIFT

01.00 PM


02.30 PM

FINTECH SURGE | Building a BILLION Dollar Business
Yashish Dahiya, Co-Founder & CEO –

03.00 PM

FINTECH FOUNDERS CLUB DISCUSSION | The impact of FinTech & Future Financial Service Trends
While the financial services industry is turning its focus towards innovations to prepare for the future that will be increasingly be driven by technology; this discussion will help understand the key trends that are pushing these entrepreneurs to excel in their game of digital transformation and how it has changed the way we think about the concept of money.
Amit Nawka, Executive Director – Deals – PwC India

  • Akshay Mehrotra, Co-Founder & CEO – EarlySalary
  • Hardika Shah, Founder and CEO – Kinara Capital
  • Harshil Mathur, Co-Founder & CEO – Razorpay
  • Lizzie Chapman, Co-Founder & CEO – ZestMoney

04.00 PM

CASE STUDY | Big Tech vs Big Finance: The Fintech Catalyst
With the recent re-emergence of Big Tech and its new appetite for providing financial services, the traditional boundary between tech and finance sectors is more blurred than ever. Find out the role fintech plays in this shared battleground and what the future may hold for these sectors.
Prof. Arman Eshraghi, Chair of Finance and Investment – Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University & Co-director of Cardiff Fintech Research Group

04.20 PM

PRESENTATION | The state of RegTech adoption and trends
Jo Ann Barefoot, CEO – Alliance for Innovative Regulation

05.00 PM

DIGITAL INNOVATION DISCUSSION | Shaping the future through digital transformation

  • Importance of digital for financial inclusion for the next billion
  • Digital transformation in a post Covid-19 world
  • Identifying and unlocking new opportunities in FinTech
  • Understanding the risks and challenges of using FinTech innovations

Dr. Aruna Sharma, Member Digitisation Committee – Reserve Bank of India

  • Pēteris Zilgalvis, Co-Chair FinTech Task Force – European Commission
  • Prasanna Lohar, Head Digital, Innovation & Architecture – DCB Bank
  • Santhosh Mahalingam, Head of Centre of Excellence – Mashreq Bank
  • Shafique Ibrahim, Chief Digital Information Officer – Al Fardan Group
  • Tina Singh, Chief Digital Officer – Mahindra Financial Services

06.00 PM