About the Event

FinTechs, Artificial Intelligence and Automation are just a few of the current disruptors in the Financial Services industry. Banks, now more than ever, are expected to transform their core operations to center around their customers to thrive, using these technology disruptors as tools for success.

More importantly, Financial Institutions must build an Information based framework which integrates into their core systems supporting their business and which will allow them to build a holistic view on their relationship with their customers. If Banks are to achieve operational efficiency, comply with stringent regulatory requirements and gain market share; they must design their services to revolve around this information framework.

This boardroom is focused on enabling financial institutions to become the Intelligent Bank of the Future. With the help of Enterprise Information Management, institutions can adopt new technologies to meet the shifting

demands of customers and the ongoing initiatives such as marketing to Generation Z customers; Building the Branch of the Future and Instant Banking capabilities that will give the right information through different channels of communication.

Benefits of Attending?

  • Learn about the Branch of the Future and the services offered for customers
  • Gain Insights that can enable your organization to become the Intelligent Bank of the Future and adapt shifting customer and business needs
  • Discover the importance of an information – based framework that integrates your core systems and supports the business

Agenda

Time Activity
11:00 – 11:05 Welcome Note
Karim Y. Rizkallah, Director – Solution Consulting, OpenTex
11:05 – 11:25 Fireside Chat with the Experts
Karim Y. Rizkallah, Director – Solution Consulting, OpenText
Simon Masterman, Global Solutions Consulting Lead for Financial Services, Open Text
Chandrasekhar Panda, Senior Director, Digital & Core Tech Strategy, McKinsey & Company
11:25 – 12:15 Open Discussion: Enabling the Intelligent Bank of the Future
Karim Y. Rizkallah, Director – Solution Consulting, OpenText
Rashid Al-Othman, Chief Information Officer, Riyad Bank
Ahmad N. Shraim, Head of Business Application Support, IT, United Arab Bank
Ahmed Darwish, Head of Digital Delivery, Bank AlBilad
12:15 – 12:30 Best Practices & Closing Remarks

Speakers

Rashid Al-Othman

Chief Information Officer, Riyad Bank

Ahmad N. Shraim

Head of Business Application Support, IT, United Arab Bank

Chandrasekhar Panda

Senior Director, Digital & Core Tech Strategy, McKinsey & Company

Chandrasekhar is a global executive with decade-long industry experience and specializes across Digital Strategy, Large-scale technology transformation, Merger & Acquisition, Private Equity Due-Diligence, IT Value Assurance, IT Modernization.
Over the last decade, he has advised senior executives at global institutions from multi-industries on their strategic priorities, often introducing transformational operating models and technology modernization to build high-performing companies by leveraging digital technology.
He has served clients across Financial Services, Public Sector, Energy, Retail, Telecom sector clients covering Asia, Africa, Europe, North America region.

Ahmed Darwish

Head of Digital Delivery, Bank AlBilad

A Digital Transformation leader in Banking and Government and Corporate Business who has a track record of transformation projects, services and products delivery. Ahmed has over 18years of experience of managing and delivering large and medium scale programs/projects for several organizations especially banking, insurance, and telco industries. Ahmed currently Manages the Digital Banking Portfolio of Retail, Corporate, and Enjaz/Remittance business as Head of Digital Delivery. He leads and manages the Agile Product Owners, Scrum Masters, and the dedicated IT team (SW developers, architects, and testers.)

Karim Y. Rizkallah

Director – Solution Consulting, OpenText

Karim Rizkallah is a professional Solution Strategist with 20 years of experience in the Information Management space having worked with leading technology vendors in this market including IBM, Oracle, EMC and now OpenText. He has led many organizations in various industries including Public Sector, Banking and Insurance, Oil & Gas and Telco through their transformative projects revolving around Data Governance, Process Automation, Enterprise Archiving and Digital Transformation. In this current role, he is leading a team of distinguished of Solution Consultants helping customers through their digital transformation journeys across the Middle East region.

Simon Masterman

Global Solution Consulting Lead for Financial Services, Open Text

Simon Masterman has spent over a decade delivering information solutions to the Financial Services industry, working with large international banks throughout EMEA. He has become an invaluable and trusted advisor delivering the visions of information technology and applying relevance to the Financial Services Industry. Throughout his tenure at OpenText Simon has led transformation projects that have driven efficiencies into the Banking sector focusing on empowering employees. Simon has also advised insurance carriers on the benefits to be gained through embracing platformification and the eco-system of partnerships. Simon is the Global Solution Consulting Lead for Financial Services at OpenText.

Who Will Attend the Intelligent Bank of the Future?

Senior digital executives from the banking sector across the region:

  • CEO
  • CIO
  • COO
  • Chief Digital Officer
  • CTO
  • Head of Digital Transformation
  • Heads & Directors of IT

About OpenText

OpenText enables the digital world, creating a better way for organizations to work with information, on premise or in the cloud. We are the world’s largest provider of Enterprise Information Management (EIM) solutions which enable businesses to grow faster, lower operational costs, and reduce information governance and security risks by improving business insight, impact and process speed. For more information, visit www.opentext.com

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