Confirmed international speakers

Brett King

Brett King

Futurist, Author and Founder of Moven, USA

Dubbed the "king of the disruptors" and “godfather of fintech”, Brett King is a world-renowned futurist, bestselling author, and media personality. He has spoken in over 50 countries including at TED conferences, and delivered opening keynotes for Wired, Singularity University, The Economist, CES, SIBOS and more.

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David Birch

David Birch

Director, 15Mb Ltd, UK

David G.W Birch is an author, advisor and commentator on digital financial services. He is Global Ambassador for Consult Hyperion (the secure electronic transactions consultancy that he helped to found), Technology Fellow at the Centre for the Study of Financial Innovation (the London-based think tank) and a Visiting Professor at the University of Surrey Business School.

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Tom Goodwin

Tom Goodwin

Head of Futures and Insights, Publicis Groupe, USA

Tom's role at Publicis Groupe is to understand new technology, behaviours and platforms, and ideate and implement solutions for clients that take advantage of these new opportunities. He has been voted as the #1 Voice in Marketing on LinkedIn globally, four times, has over 700,000 followers and is the author of Digital Darwinism.

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Bianca Lopes

Bianca Lopes

Identity and Data Author and Speaker, Brazil

Naturally curious and fascinated by the intersection of humanity and technology, Bianca is an economist, a mathematician and a serial entrepreneur.

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Mandy Killam

Mandy Killam

Leader Growth Markets, ACI Worldwide, USA

With more than 24 years’ experience in the payments industry and roots in payments software development, and many roles in operations and finance, Mandy drives a focus in bridging the gap between payments strategy and delivery to help banks and financial intermediaries realise opportunities in the ever-changing payments space.

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Nathan Kinch

Nathan Kinch

CEO, Greater Than X, Australia

Nathan is the creator of Data Trust by Design and dabbles in startup investments when he can. He has spent the bulk of his career grappling with the complexity and nuance of the rapidly evolving personal information economy.

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Lisa Neary

Lisa Neary

Head of Payment Schemes and Transformation, The Co-operative Bank, UK

Lisa has extensive experience in the payments and banking industry. She has delivered vital industry driven initiatives as well as operational change and improvement.

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Deepak Sharma

Deepak Sharma

Chief Digital Officer, Kotak Mahindra Bank, India

Deepak Sharma heads Kotak Mahindra Bank’s digital initiatives where he drives digital transformation, business model innovation and future ready initiatives of the bank.

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Karl Mohan

Karl Mohan

General Manager, Australia and New Zealand, Wirecard, Australia

Karl has deep expertise in payments, banking and finance. He is well-known in the payments and fintech community and also mentors a number of startups in Australia and New Zealand.

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Kristofer Rogers

Kristofer Rogers

Chief Executive Officer, Split Payments, Australia

Kristofer is Chief Executive Officer of Split Payments, the World’s first Open Banking Real-Time Payments platform. The Byron Bay-based Australian fintech is a leader in using data insights to deliver better payment outcomes for many global brands and financial institutions.

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Peter Santiago

Peter Santiago

Director, Global Professional Services, PayPal, Australia

Peter Santiago is Director and Head of Global Professional Services for PayPal in Australia.

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Confirmed local speakers

Vittoria Shortt

Vittoria Shortt

Chief Executive & Managing Director, ASB Bank Limited

Vittoria is the Chief Executive of ASB Bank Ltd. Her appointment in February 2018 follows a substantial career with ASB’s parent company, Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA).

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Donna Cooper

Donna Cooper

Chief Executive Officer, TSB Bank

Donna joined TSB as CEO in July 2018. She is a proven business leader whose authentic, collaborative, modern and agile leadership style creates high-performing teams that deliver growth.

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Jerome Faury

Jerome Faury

CEO, Centrapay

Jerome was one of the founding members of Payment Express, turning it into one of the largest payment processors in the region, transacting in excess of USD $40 billion per annum across 15,000 merchants (2012).

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Dave Corbett

Dave Corbett

CEO, Centrality FinTech

Dave is the CEO of Centrality FinTech and an expert in financial instruments, capital markets and embracing step-change technology. Centrality Fintech is focused on market innovation across financial services.

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Steve Gordon

Steve Gordon

Head of Banking, Reserve Bank of New Zealand

Steve Gordon currently heads the banking department at RBNZ, which is responsible for currency and electronic payment systems. His payments team has recently been expanded to accommodate the new ESAS and NZClear processing platforms, and to more generally position the bank’s payments function for the future.

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Logan Williams

Logan Williams

Inventor, Entrepreneur and Innovator, New Zealand Merino

Logan Williams is an internationally acclaimed entrepreneur, inventor and scientist, who operates between San Francisco and Christchurch. To date, Logan has developed four revolutionary inventions which have been acquired by international organisations.

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Hilary O'Connor

Hilary O'Connor

VP for Asia Pacific, Soul Machines

Hilary is a keen technology advocate and evangelist with a passion for innovation, and 23 years’ experience in the IT industry.

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Chris Lamers

Chris Lamers

CEO, Flexigroup

Chris is Deputy Group CEO and NZ CEO of Flexigroup, an innovative financial services company that is delivering smart, customer-centric financial solutions across Australia and New Zealand.

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Steve Wiggins

Steve Wiggins

Chief Executive, Payments NZ

As Chief Executive of Payments NZ and the newly launched Payments NZ API Centre™, Steve is responsible for ensuring the New Zealand payments industry remains innovative, progressive, interoperable and self-governing.

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Facilitators

James Brown

James Brown

General Manager, FinTechNZ

James Brown is the General Manager of FinTechNZ and an experienced motivational speaker and MC.

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Kate Wilson

Kate Wilson

Research Director and Deputy GM - Australia and New Zealand, RFI Group, Australia

Kate Wilson is Research Director and Deputy GM - Australia and New Zealand, for global FS strategic insights partner, RFi Group.

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