[THE INVESTOR] Global fintech leaders will gather in Singapore to attend the first Asian edition of Money20/20, the world’s leading fintech and payment event that will be held at the Marina Bay Sands Expo & Convention Center on March 13-15.
The event will explore the defining influence of pan-Asian payments, fintech and financial services ecosystem with an agenda carefully curated to bring to the forefront the unique opportunities the region offers as the world’s fastest growing fintech marketplace.
The host city Singapore, equipped with a thriving fintech ecosystem and business infrastructure, is the gateway to Asia with its connectivity with regional economic powerhouses as well as emerging fintech markets in Southeast Asia.
The agenda will cover key industry topics from alternative lending and opening banking to augmented intelligence technology and the tokenized economy. The three-day event features a carefully curated lineup of more than 350 leading innovators.
Keynote speakers include:
--Anthony Tan, co-founder & CEO at Grab
--Chatri Sityodtong, founder, chairman & CEO at ONE Championship
--Cheng Li, CTO at Ant Financial Services Group
--Darryl West, group CIO at HSBC
--Derek White, global head of customer and client solutions at BBVA
--Ghela Boskovich, founder at FemTechGlobal
--Grace Yin, director at Tencent’s WeChat Pay
--Gregory Gibb, co-chairman & CEO at Lufax
--Hiroshi Takasawa, CEO at Rakuten Asia
--James Lloyd, Asia-Pacific fintech leader at EY
--Jason Thompson, managing director at GrabPay
--Jonathan Larsen, chairman & CEO at Ping An Global Voyager Fund; CIO at Ping An Group
--Leda Glyptis, CIO at Qatar National Bank
--Louise Pentland, chief business affairs and legal officer at PayPal
--Madhivanan Balakrishnan, chief technology & digital officer at ICICI Bank
--Nadiem Makarim, founder & CEO at GO-JEK
--Ning Tang, Chairman & CEO, CreditEase
--Pieter van der Does, co-founder & CEO at Adyen
--Piyush Gupta, CEO at DBS Group
--Ralph Echemendia, “ethical hacker” & technical advisor to Hollywood director Oliver Stone
--Ravi Menon, managing director at Monetary Authority of Singapore
--Tony Fernandes, CEO, Air Asia
--Will Gaybrick, CFO, Stripe
“We are thrilled to expand Money20/20 to the world’s fastest-growing fintech marketplace and provide a space for the region’s leading senior industry players to connect, debate and set out the future of money and explore the fast expansion of Asia-Pacific payments and financial services landscape,” said Tracey Davies, Money20/20 president.
Money20/20, founded in 2011 and acquired by Ascential, a global business-to-business information company, in 2014, creates destination events where the most innovative people in payments, fintech and the broader financial services industry connect. Famed for their high-impact networking, the Las Vegas (October) and Copenhagen (June) editions are widely considered unmissable by the industry they serve. Money20/20 will debut its APAC edition in Singapore in March 2018 and is expanding to Hangzhou, China, in November 2018.
The Investor, a Korea Herald news service startup for investors, is one of the official media partners for the upcoming Singapore event.
By Lee Ji-yoon (firstname.lastname@example.org)