Where: Open Theatre 1
When: Monday September 23, 2019 | 14:00 – 14:30

Delivering superior client experiences while controlling costs is difficult, even without the digital chaos financial institutions are faced with today.

Join this session to hear expert panel of senior banking executives discuss how AI has changed the game when it comes to client engagement. They’ll share insights on AI’s broader implications for the banking industry, including: –

  • Using today’s powerful digital capabilities to deliver seamless experiences, growth, and cost containment
  • How banks already delivering better outcomes and tailored experiences through better insights
  • Advice on the best ways to start and drive value – fast!

We look forward to your participation at our session. 

Our Speakers

Jeff Schumacher
Founder and Investor
55 Catalyst

Jeff is the founder and CEO of 55 Foundry which is trying to replace the Internet with their proprietary DLT technology that banks and insurance firms are investing heavily in.As a former CEO of BCG Digital Ventures and co-founder and MD of Booz Digital, Jeff has over 20 years of experience as an entrepreneur, operator, and advisor.
Jeff was the Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Strategy Officer of The Sports Authority, Inc. He served as a Partner in the NA marketing and sales practice at McKinsey & Company, Inc. He serves as a Member of Advisory Board at EcoRebates, Inc. Jeff also cofounded Golf Now.

Akshaya Bhargava
Akshaya is the founder of Bridgeweave, a B2B Fintech firm that creates AI powered next generation products for Wealth and Asset Management industries.
Akshaya was the CEO of Wealth and Investment Management, Barclays from 2014-17. Prior to that, he founded InfraHedge. He was also the CEO of Butterfield Fulcrum Group and the founding CEO of Progeon.
Akshaya started his career at Citi where he held many senior roles during his 22 years including as Country Manager, Citibank Czech Republic, Global Product Head for Citi’s ELC Business and Regional GTS Head for CEEMEA region.

Panel Moderators

Sankar Krishnan
EVP, Banking & Capital Markets Financial Services
Sankar is Executive Vice President, Banking and Capital Markets at Capgemini. In that capacity he has responsibility for tech and consulting services delivered to some of the world’s best brands in Financial Services.
A career banker, Sankar has over two decades of experience in Banking & Capital Markets across various US and international roles at Citi, Standard Chartered Bank & Price Waterhouse. Sankar is a contributor to several prominent financial media and is a mentor and advisor to Fintech startups . He is the author of “The Power of Mobile Banking” – Wiley 2014 rated top 4 for Fintech 2014.

Christine Parker
VP, Global Financial Services Industry Market Lead
Christine leads Pegasystems’s Financial Services global market sector.
As a former senior executive at BNP Paribas, Citi, EY and other top-tier institutions, she holds a unique combination of industry and consulting know-how. Her 25+ years of global experience has focused customer-centric business and technology solutions spanning front-to-back offices in retail, commercial an wealth management segments.
Her specific areas of expertise are rooted in AI and data-driven customer engagement, digitized operations and customer service model modernization.