Connecting the World through FinTech

Technology has been one of the most useful tools in the financial sector used to achieve efficient services and has opened up new faces in the discipline of Finance. It is a growing opportunity for the industry as well as a point of discussion for the international community. The event will offer perspectives into Finance and Technology and offer insights into their work of those in the industry.

About this event

Technology has been one of the most useful tools in the financial sector used to achieve efficient services and has opened up new faces in the discipline of Finance. It is a growing opportunity for the industry as well as a point of discussion for the international community.

This event aims to offer meaningful and educational learning opportunities for the people of today led by some the leading experts in the fields in the industry and academia. The event will offer perspectives from 4 professionals in Finance and Technology and offer an insight into their work, lives and aspirations. This event will run as a combination of keynote speeches as well as a panel discussion of all speakers.


Register Here: Zoom link will be set to all registered attendees prior to event. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScJQS13e_9WjXVd0z_NFkAVoUhzSA2czxBCNPnr1Dn4zC0QAA/viewform 


Speaker line up:

Sarah Gadd: Head of AI and Artificial Intelligence Solutions at Credit Suisse

Javier Campos: Vice President/ Chief Technology Officer for UK/ EMEA at Experion

Mike Dewar: Vice President (Data) at Mastercard

Professor James Angel: Academic Director (FinTech) at Georgetown University

Andrew Ray: Partner at Morgan Lewis (Washington, DC)


Further Speaker Information:

Sarah Gadd - Head of AI and Artificial Intelligence Solutions at Credit Suisse

Sarah Gadd has over 20 years of experience innovating and implementing change, mostly in Financial Services, but really the skills work anywhere. She enjoys taking businesses that are used to the traditional and introducing new and exciting approaches using suitable technology, from simple business-friendly tools to advanced AI systems. Managed large, diverse and remote teams and present frequently in different forums across topics like Diversity and Ethics, to AI and Deep Learning.


Javier Campos - Vice President/Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for UK/EMEA of Experian

Javier Campos is the Head of the Experian DataLabs for UK&I and EMEA. He oversees innovation with an emphasis on the development of new products and services. Pioneering application of Artificial Intelligence in mobile, voice, fraud, credit, marketing, social media, digital advertising and healthcare. Javier is also Advisor to Fenestra, which provides the global advertising market with a new platform using distributed ledger technology. He is a frequent speaker at industry conferences. Javier has 26+ years’ experience globally within the Finance, AI, Market Research, Media and Technology fields including serving as Global Chief Technology Officer at Kantar-WPP, Havas Media and CIO at GroupM-WPP.


Professor James Angel - Academic Director (FinTech) at Georgetown University

Professor Angel specializes in the market structure and regulation of global financial markets, and he has visited over 75 financial exchanges around the world. He teaches undergraduate, MBA, and executive courses, including Fintech, and Investments. ''Dr. Jim'' has testified before Congress about issues relating to the design of financial markets. In addition, he has been quoted in hundreds of newspaper articles and has appeared numerous times on radio and television. Dr. Jim began his professional career as a rate engineer at Pacific Gas and Electric, where he worked on FERC and CPUC related issues. Along the way he has also worked at BARRA (later part of Morgan Stanley) where he developed equity risk models. He has also served as a Visiting Academic Fellow in residence at the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD – now FINRA) and also as a visiting economist at the Shanghai Stock Exchange. He has also been chairman of the Nasdaq Economic Advisory Board, a member of the OTC Bulletin Board Advisory Committee, and has served on the board of directors of the Direct Edge Stock Exchanges (later part of BATS Global Markets). Professor Angel is a co-inventor on 12 fintech patents.


Andrew Ray - Partner at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius in Washington D.C

Andrew Ray represents public and private companies, financial sponsors, and investors, including venture capital and private equity firms, entrepreneurs and management teams in cross-border mergers and acquisitions (M&A), financings, and growth equity transactions. He has transactional experience in a broad range of industries, including technology, financial services, government contracts, life sciences, real estate, energy and the not-for-profit sector. Various industry publications and credentialing organizations recognize Andy as a leader in both M&A and in technology, media, and communications law, among other fields. Andy serves as a co-leader of the firm’s financial technology (fintech) industry team, and he previously served as the leader of the firm’s interdisciplinary corporate practice in Washington, DC.


Mike Dewar - Vice President (Data) at Mastercard

Mike Dewar currently serves as the Vice President of Mastercard where has worked for over 5 years. He currently builds products based on algorithms, powered by data bringing upon advanced techniques from data science together with mission-driven experts in order to build next-generation products in novel domains. In the past, Mr Dewar has worked as a Senior Data Analyst at Bitly and Data Scientist at the New York Times. 


The event is scheduled to take place between 18:00-20:00 GMT on Saturday, 10 December 2022 and will be held virtually via Zoom. All data collected via this Google Form is only for this event and will be discarded after the end of the session.

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