WatersTechnology Unveils Inaugural London Fintech Innovation Summit

The WatersTechnology Innovation Summit 2017 is the first European event that focuses exclusively on the fintech industry from a capital markets perspective.

Waterstech Innovation summit 2017
The WatersTechnology Innovation Summit 2017 will provide a platform for heads of innovation, business leaders and fintech entrepreneurs to discuss the latest technologies and IT/operational strategies driving the capital markets.

The Innovation Summit has been designed to provide a platform for heads of innovation, business leaders and fintech entrepreneurs to discuss and learn about the latest technologies and IT/operational strategies driving innovation across the capital markets, enabling financial services firms of sizes to make more precise and informed technology-related decisions.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Magdalena Kron, head of Rise London and VP, Open Innovation, Barclays  
  • Elly Hardwick, head of innovation, Deutsche Bank
  • Oli Harris, head of fintech and in-residence, JPMorgan
  • Stewart Carmichael, CTO, Schroders
  • Michael Natusch, global head of artificial intelligence, Prudential

The agenda has been curated with input from WatersTechnology’s editorial team and advice from the brand’s advisory board, comprising: Sarah Biller (Sandbox), JP Rangaswami (Deutsche Bank), Michael Kollo (AXA Investment Managers), Joerg Guenther (Northern Trust), Barry Childe (HSBC), Barney Dalton (Aspect Capital), Catherine Doherty (Investit), Stewart Carmichael (Schroders), Oliver Bussman (Bussman Advisory) and Magdalena Kron (Barclays).  


Sessions will cover the following topics:

  • Innovation mentality creating the right corporate culture to foster innovation

  • Harnessing innovation within the financial services industry opportunities, hurdles and lessons learnt

  • Leveraging machine learning, Al and human intelligence to address business needs and create opportunities

  • Advances in big data, cognitive analytics and machine learning

  • Case study: Creating a successful client and fintech partnership

  • Examining the application of cognitive technology to support surveillance and compliance functions 

  • The art of attraction – attracting technology talent to the capital markets 

  • Elevator pitches from three innovative fintech startups 

  • The use of blockchain and distributed-ledger technology (DLT) to overcome growing challenges in transaction reporting

  • Workshops on addressing regulatory hurdles through the use of RegTech, Al and machine learning to improve real-time analytical processing


Please contact Georgina Davidson or on +44 (0)207 3169341   to attend or sponsor the event.

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