May 2, 2021, 13.00-14.30 (BST)
The live discussions aim to help practitioners, academics and students get to grips with the innovative field of FinTech, including SupTech, RegTech, AI in finance, blockchain, financial inclusion and many other topics.
• Manuel Morales – Manuel is a professor in the department of mathematics and statistics at the University of Montreal working in the field of applied Artificial Intelligence in banking with experience in creating business value through ML and AI.
• Tim Latif – Tim is a venture capitalist and an entrepreneur in the area of FinTech and InsurTech. He is the founder of Max Holding, a VC firm having a portfolio of over 20 companies and startups with over 1.000 employees, among them Azki and Bimito.
• Kimmo Soramäki is the Founder and CEO of Financial Network Analytics (FNA) and the founding Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Network Theory in Finance. Kimmo started his career as an economist at the Bank of Finland where in 1997, he developed the first simulator for interbank payment systems.
• Ramin Okhrati – Dr Ramin Okhrati is an assistant professor in digital finance and a full-time faculty member of the Institute of Finance and Technology (IFT) at University College London (UCL), where he is also the programme director of MSc in banking and digital finance, run by a team of academia and industry.
Hirbod Assa, course leader for MSc Fintech at Kent Business School says:
“Fintech is changing the financial world in all its aspects. Robo-advisors are replacing human personnel, traders are the computer algorithms and money is encrypted, not printed.
The UK is positioned at the heart of Fintech, securing a sizeable 10 percent of the world Fintech incomes in 2020.
“Kent Business School, as a leading business school in the UK, is committed to creating active research and education in Fintech. As part of this commitment, this panel of world-leading experts aim to inform and enlighten you with exciting insight into regulation, AI, investment, education, and many other interesting topics in Fintech.”
The event is free and open to all.
Please register to attend via Zoom to join and participate.