In this session we will hear from our guest speakers to discuss all things 'Embedded Finance'|
Diving into topics of:
- Latest trends & technologies that are driving Embedded Finance
- How non-financial organizations are embedding financial services in their offerings?
- How is Embedded Finance driving Financial Inclusion?
Alexandra Gheorghe, FinTech Platform Manager at Barclays
Alexandra engages with early stage & growth stage start-ups at Rise New York to leverage emerging technologies & support Barclays global innovation strategy. Alex is the editor-in-chief of the Rise FinTech Insights report & is the lead for global innovation thought leadership. She previously worked in Barclays Finance organization & is an active member in the diversity & inclusion space, having mentored & hosted panels supporting diversity in FinTech.
Louisa Murray, COO UK & Europe of Railsbank
Louisa Murray is an experienced financial markets professional & cryptocurrency specialist who has enjoyed a varied career, having worked as a high-profile derivatives trader & director at Barclays as well as heading up a number of entrepreneurial start-ups in a range of sectors.Louisa joined Railsbank as one of its first employees in 2017, & built the sales function from scratch, growing the sales & customer success teams. Acting as VP, Head of Sales, she developed the large customer base on which Railsbank has built its success. Louisa was recently promoted to COO Europe & in this role, Louisa combines her keen eye for making a profit with the ability to nurture & bring the best out of her team as Railsbank enjoys rapid international growth.Prior to joining Railsbank, Louisa led fintech-focused start-ups Payrnet, an e-money platform, & Opus One Associates, a recruitment & search consultancy for the sector. A financial services pioneer, in 1994 Louisa joined Barclays as one of the banks first female traders.
Derek Stewart , CEO & Founder of Paysme
Derek is the CEO, founder & largest investor in Paysme. From[masked], he was the Co-founder & CEO of BNY Mellon Alternative Investments which he grew from a start up to managing $2bn of client assets globally, generating revenues of $20m with a team of 6 people. Derek has been in the financial services sector for 36 years with a successful track record investing personally & professionally in a range of funds & businesses.
Dhruva Rajan, CEO at GeoSpoc
Dhruva is a Geo-Evangelist & CEO at GeoSpoc. He has several years experience in Geospatial Technologies & experience of working in diverse markets. Dhruva is a visionary, innovative & transformational leader with keen ability to help position companies for innovation & profitable growth. He does this through a deeper understanding of business insights by leveraging Geospatial Technologies. He has demonstrated a strong track record of success across several industry verticals spanning Technology, Retail, Banking & Insurance, Utilities, Image processing using Satellites & Drones. He has extensive expertise in developing & leading international & domestic projects & strategic alliances. He is an expert in creating & leading an innovation-driven culture & new product development.