FinTech LIVE Dubai: Digital Payments Forum

Leaders from Swift, Prudential Financial and Wix will take part in the Digital Payments Forum at FinTech LIVE Dubai
Cem Soydemir from Swift, Saurabh Mahajan from Prudential Financial and Omer Shatzky from Wix will discuss digital payments at FinTech LIVE Dubai

Connecting the industry's brightest minds, FinTech LIVE is set to return in 2024, bringing together the biggest players from the world of fintech

Experts and executives will deliver insightful keynotes and take part in fascinating fireside chats and panel discussions, sharing valuable knowledge and real-world experiences along the way. 

Our events will give leading lights from across financial services the chance to showcase their latest strategies, projects and innovations, while attendees soak up valuable expertise. 

Taking place on 17 April will be FinTech LIVE Dubai, a virtual conference offering an unparalleled opportunity to engage with and learn from leadership figures representing organisations operating across finserv, banking, insurance and more.

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Key themes of the event will include:

  • Payment technology
  • Digital banking and neobanking
  • Open banking
  • Customer experience (CX)

FinTech LIVE Dubai will truly serve as the ultimate virtual platform to network and connect with like-minded peers from across the Middle East and Africa. 

To secure you ticket, click here

Digital Payments Forum

Taking part in the Digital Payments Forum at FinTech LIVE Dubai will be:

Cem Soydemir, Head of Payments Go-To-Market (MEA and South & Central Asia) at Swift

Soydemir is an experienced leader in the finance industry, with a career spanning the last 16 years. 

For the vast majority of this period he climbed the ranks at Garanti Bank, progressing from Internal Auditor to Product Management & Business Development Manager.

Today, Soydemir is Head of Payments Go-To-Market for the MEA and South & Central Asia region at Swift, the company he joined in 2022. 

His responsibilities include supporting the firm's instant and frictionless cross-border payments journey and leading its go-to-market activities. 

Saurabh Mahajan, VP Digital Solutions, PII at Prudential Financial

Mahajan, meanwhile, has spent almost two decades working in the financial services and aviation sectors, during which time he has been committed to transformational change. 

His focus on product management and digital technologies has allowed him to contribute to innovation and growth across diverse global landscapes.

At Prudential Financial, Mahajan strategically leads digital transformation initiatives for Prudential International Markets (PII), focused on revolutionising customer experiences to elevate Prudential's brand recognition, revenue streams and customer loyalty. 

Omer Shatzky, Head of Fintech and Risk at Wix

Finally, Shatzky has dedicated the last 14 years of his career to the intricacies of the payments industry.

He has been Head of Fintech at Wix since 2016, before also assuming Head of Risk responsibilities in 2022. 

Shatzky oversees efforts to combat financial fraud for Wix Premium products, Wix Payments—the company’s proprietary payment processing solution—and Wix Partners. 

His duty is to empower the various businesses in the Wix ecosystem to realise their full potential, while also keeping risk level low for both the organisation and its users.

More to come in 2024

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