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Kenya to Host 2nd Annual BFSI Innovation Summit  

Global B2B events and conference organizer, Tradepass together with CIO East Africa, is set to host the 2nd Annual Africa BFSI Innovation Summit on the 4th & 5th February 2020 at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC) in Nairobi, Kenya.

More than 400 representatives from 150+ banks, financial services and insurance organizations, including regulatory authorities like the Capital Markets Authority, Ministry of ICT and more have confirmed their participation for this exclusive summit.

A total of 20 presentations and a series of interactive panel discussions and fireside chats led by eminent industry experts like Wycliffe Shamiah, Acting CEO, Capital Markets Authority of Kenya; Timothy Were, Deputy Director, Ministry of ICT; Javier Hermida, Head of Digital Channels, Africa , Temenos; Kunle Awosika, Director, Small Medium & Corporate, Emerging Markets, Microsoft; Steve Njenga, Country CIO, Barclays Bank.

Other influential IT industry leaders aligned to speak include; Herbert Olowo, CIO, Stanbic Bank Uganda; Liza Weschta, Head of Sales and Marketing, KnowBe4 Africa; Wairimu Gachara, Account Executive-Enterprise Commercial Business, East Africa, Microsoft; Raji Soussou, VP Business Development, Uniken Inc; David Igweta, CIO, HF Group; Nikhil Kapoor, CTO, InfoAxon Technologies and Kamal Budhabhatti, CEO, CraftSilicon among others.

Faheem Ali, the Chief Risk Officer at Musoni Microfinance Ltd will, with others, provide the perfect opportunity for the attendees to know more about the industry trends, challenges and latest technologies.

An array of networking sessions will be ideal for attendees to exchange ideas and interact with experts from Temenos, KnowBe4, Microsoft, Craft Silicon, Uniken, InfoAxon Technologies, SmartStream, Virmati, Group MFI, Freshworks, DiGispice, Blue Prism, Integrated Biometrics, Perfios, Seacom, SecureID, ERI Banking Software, ICRA Online Ltd, Sybyl, Avaya, Sopra Banking Software, Enterprise Tiger Business Solutions, HID Global and Computer Revolution Africa Group  who will be showcasing their innovative solutions and technologies catering to the BFSI sector.

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The 2nd Annual Africa BFSI Innovation Summit is the ideal knowledge-sharing platform for Banks, Financial Services and Insurance experts to learn, network and build fruitful and prolonged business relations.

CIO East Africa joins as a media partner, and shall also host the East African regional annual Fintech Summit in May.

The regional 2020 Fintech Summit is aimed to explore the potential of fintechs in becoming both socially and economically transformative.

Fintech companies are continues to leverage on technology to provide innovative financial service, including payment, lending, savings, financial advice and financial infrastructure.