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Tuesday, June 5 • 5:00pm - 5:40pm
The squeezed middle – Can mid-sized banks thrive in the digital world and are they the FinTechs’ real best friend?

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What is the impact of FinTech change on hundreds of mid-size banks? Smaller banks are squeezed from two sides: from above by the global giants with millions of customers and billions to spend and from below by cash-rich, legacy-free start-ups. Join this panel and uncover what the smaller banks and financial institutions are doing to remain relevant.

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Alessandro Hatami

Managing Partner, The Pacemakers
Alessandro is the Managing Partner of The Pacemakers. They provide independent advice to executive teams of banks and financial services firms on how to transform digital strategies into commercial success.Previously, he was Group Digital Payments Director & Chief Operating Officer... Read More →

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Diego Ferreiro

Wizink Bank, Senior Director
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Leanne Kemp

CEO & Founder, Everledger
Leanne Kemp is the Founder & CEO of Everledger, a leading emerging technology enterprise that tracks the provenance of high-value assets on a global digital ledger in an authenticated immutable manner.Using her extensive background in emerging technology, business, jewellery and insurance... Read More →
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Rishi Khosla

CEO & Co-Founder, ACORN OakNorth
Rishi is the co-founder of ACORN OakNorth, a fintech firm focused on unlocking the potential in bespoke SME lending globally using its data and technology platform.In the UK, the firm operates as OakNorth - a bank that Rishi and his business partner founded in September 2015 to address... Read More →
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Elena Lieskovska

Senior Managing Director, Varde Partners
Elena Lieskovska is Head of European Specialty Finance. Based in London, she joined the firm in 2008.Prior to joining Värde, Elena served as Executive Director at Lehman Brothers, where she was responsible for managing all elements of principal credit/loan single name and portfolio... Read More →
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Carlos Sanchez

CEO, Orwell Group
Carlos Sanchez is CEO and co-founder of ipagoo, a pan-european digital provider of cash management and payment services. ipagoo represents a new model for banking where everyday services, such as current accounts and payments, are separated from balance sheet-dependent credit and... Read More →

Tuesday June 5, 2018 5:00pm - 5:40pm BST
The Carousel Stage