Future Banking is a Wall-Street.ro event focused on digitalisation and innovations in the banking and payments industry. Future Banking is the former "Banking 2.0" event held by Wall-Street.ro in each of the previous 6 years. This year, we're upgrading the conference by focusing on two specific areas: the number of panels and the demo zone, which will offer a hands-on experience of the innovations shown during the conference.
Mr. Canovi joined MoneyGram in 2007 as country director for Italy. His position advanced in 2008 when he was named senior regional director of Italy, Greece, Malta, Cyprus and the Balkans. In 2010 he was then promoted to Vice President extending his responsibility to Turkey and in 2012 to Southern Europe that includes Spain, Portugal, Cape Verde, Romania and Bulgaria. Since then, MoneyGram has expanded its global money transfer network and leveraged new strategic relationships in Italy, Greece, Cyprus and Albania in addition to Croatia, Bosnia and Serbia which were added to its Balkan region.
Nikolay Storonsky joined Lehman Brothers emerging markets trading desk in 2006. Following that, Nikolay spent five years as an equity derivatives trader at Credit Suisse. As a frequent traveler, he began to notice he was wasting hundreds of pounds in exchange rate markups and fees. It no longer felt right and he knew there had to be a better way. Nikolay quit to start Revolut: A 21st-century banking alternative designed for a global lifestyle.
Sebastian Kucharek is Head of Treasury Trade Solutions (TTS) for Citi’s Central and Eastern Europe countries (Romania, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and Bulgaria), based in Romania. In this role, Sebastian is responsible for managing and delivering
Citi’s TTS products and services across the countries to multinational and local companies. Products that he is responsible for include cash management (corporate cards, online banking platforms, payables and receivables), trade finance and trade services, where Citi continues to have a leading position.
Dana Demetrian has an experience of over 20 years in Retail banking. She is member of the Management Board – Retail & Private Banking Executive VicePresident - for BCR Erste Group, the first bank in Romania, Chairman of BCR Pensii SAFPP S.A. Supervisory Board, member of BCR Life Insurance Supervisory Board and member of Good Bee Credit IFN S.A. Supervisory Board.
In his dual role as Managing Director of Namirial SRL (Romania) and Namirial Group Partnerships & Alliances Manager for CEE, Adrian coordinates the activities of the Romanian subsidiary of Namirial while also handling the group’s partnerships and alliances in the Central and Eastern Europe. Over the past 9 years and through the various positions that he held in different Namirial (formerly xyzmo/SIGNificant) entities, Adrian was involved in digitalization projects from around the World which covered a multitude of verticals: Financial Services, Insurance, Telecommunications, Healthcare, Government, Utilities, etc.
Claudia Chiper is a counsel with Wolf Theiss Bucharest office and the coordinator of the banking and finance practice. With more than thirteen years of experience in the legal field, Claudia specializes in banking and finance. Claudia has extensive experience in advising international and domestic credit institutions, financial companies, and corporations in relation to regulatory aspects of Romanian law, financial services and payment services.In addition to a Romanian law degree, she holds an LLM degree awarded by Queen Mary University of London.
Tudor is a User Experience trainer at www.ScoalaInformala.ro. He took part in many User Experience and Design Thinking projects during the last 10 years - mostly Telecom, Banking and Energy products and services. Tudor worked for some of the most formidable companies in Romania: Orange, ING, Vodafone and E.ON.
Future Banking is an event dedicated to banking and payments specialists, interested in raising efficiency by digitalisation and who think outside the 'banking box', but also to Fintech representatives, software developers and finance technology suppliers.
If you are interested in the disruptive gadgets and technologies in the payment industry, the Demo Zone available during the event will allow you to live test many of the innovations discussed in the event.
Digital, the new black in banking?
Speeches and debates on trends in digital banking, biometric authentication in banking and the transformation of the classical branch.