SPEAKERS

April 25-26, 2018 Helsinki

 

 

 

More speakers to be announced soon!

Jussi Mekkonen

Jussi Mekkonen

CEO at Ferratum Bank

Jussi Mekkonen in an experienced banking executive, who previously worked as the Deputy Head of Banking at Nordea. Currently, he is heading Ferratum Bank, a Malta-based neobank. Jussi will share us his experiences on the latest development of mobile-only banks.

Sabine VanderLinden

Sabine VanderLinden

CEO at InsurTech Business - Startupbootcamp & Rainmaking, Co-Editor of The InsurTech Book

Sabine is the CEO of Startupbootcamp InsurTech, the leading independent European accelerator for insurance technology startups. She brings extensive operational and growth expertise gleaned from her corporate innovation and acceleration activities working with 100s of financial institutions. Sabine is a co-editor of the first crowdsourced InsurTECH Book, planned for publication by Wiley early 2018.

Manfred Bortenschlager

Manfred Bortenschlager

Director at Red Hat

For the last 15 years, Manfred’s work, research, publications, and teaching have revolved around API-based integration solutions. He is a regular speaker at API conferences and published several thought leadership pieces in the API space like the “API Owner’s Manual”. He knows the whole stack of his trade, starting as a software developer, researcher, developer evangelist, and product marketer. Currently, Manfred is Business Development Director for Agile Integration and API-based Integration Solutions at the open-source company Red Hat. Manfred holds a PhD in Mobile Computing and completed an Executive MBA.

Vesa Puttonen

Vesa Puttonen

Professor at Aalto University

Vesa Puttonen is one of the most well known financial industry experts in Finland. He holds several board member positions in the industry and has written various best-selling books, the latest known as “Investment Traps Exposed: Navigating Investor Mistakes and Behavioral Biases”.

Pekka Puustinen

Pekka Puustinen

CCO at Ilmarinen

Pekka Puustinen is the first PhD of insurance in Finland. He has been working with the digital transformation of Ilmarinen since 2015. He is also known as an author and visiting lecturer in University of St. Gallen, Switzerland.

Tom Miller

Tom Miller

CEO at Nordea Mortgage Bank Finland

Tom Miller is an experienced banking executive with almost 20 years  Nordea experience from various positions such as Head of Nordic Development. He built the Nordea Mortage Bank and is actibely focusing on significant CX improvement and profitability using agile methods.

Sami Honkonen

Sami Honkonen

CEO & Founder at Tomorrow Labs

Sami Honkonen is the CEO of Tomorrow Labs. Tomorrow Labs builds digital products using blockchain and artificial intelligence. One of their biggest products is a private distributed ledger for the residential real estate market. They’ve built it together with banks and government officials. Sami started speaking at conferences in 2010. Since then he has presented hundreds of times all over the world.

Erik Abrahamsson

Erik Abrahamsson

CEO & Founder at Digital Fineprint

Erik Abrahamsson is the founder and CEO of Digital Fineprint (DFP), a London based InsurTech startup helping insurers use social media data. After starting out at Oxford University and partnering with Hiscox, Allianz, MetLife and others, the startup has now raised over US$3m and is expanding internationally. Before founding DFP, Erik was part of Twitter’s strategy team in South East Asia (Singapore).

Rune Brunborg

Rune Brunborg

Founder at Tribe

Rune Brunborg is a co-founder of Tribe – the Tinder for Insurance customers. Tribe makes simple and fair insurance solutions for responsible people and their friends, utilizing their social network. Before joining Tribe he headed Penger.no – the largest online financial aggregator in Norway, Rune has also been head of strategy at Skandiabanken, director at advisory firm PwC and research scholar at NHH.

Heikki Ylipekkala

Heikki Ylipekkala

Member of the Executive Team at Suomen Asiakastieto

Heikki Ylipekkala is the Director of Real Estate and Collateral Information services. He is also working on the development of digitalized data services made possible by the digitalization of ownership data. New technology like the development of DLT/Blockchain gives a lot of opportunities to further improve and develop new services for the industry.

Hannu Valkonen

Hannu Valkonen

CEO & Founder at Sharemyrisk.com

Hannu Valkonen is a serial entrepreneur, known behind the “Uber of driving schools” ratti.fi. Now he is going collapse the prices of insurance, by building a modern age insurance company utilizing P2P-business model, blockchain technology and being non-regulated.

Erik Bennerhult

Erik Bennerhult

CTO at Näktergal Financial Technology

Erik Bennerhult is a popular international speaker on the topics of responsibility, privacy and innovation. He has been everything from system developer to CTO in European banks and fintechs. Today, he’s CTO at Näktergal, building next-generation banking systems.

Paavo Beckman

Paavo Beckman

CEO & Founder at Startup Catapult

Paavo Beckman is an internationally known corporation-startup collaboration expert. His company Catapult go through more than 100.000+ startups & growth companies every year by utilizing AI and a huge amount of data. Some of their customers are one of the largest banks in Europe.

Peter Sarlin

Peter Sarlin

Co-Founder at Silo.AI

Peter Sarlin is the Executive Chairman and Chief Scientist of Silo.AI, leading the company’s AI platform initiative. Sarlin is also Professor of Practice at Hanken School of Economics in machine learning and artificial intelligence, with a special focus on applications in financial, economic, and societal disciplines. Sarlin is a research associate with London School of Economics, Halle Institute for Economic Research and University of Cape Town, and has previously worked for the ECB and IMF among others.

Hannes Helenius

Hannes Helenius

Chairman of the Board at FA Solutions

Hannes Helenius is a business and product development executive with nearly 20 years of international experience in driving new initiatives and making an impact in the financial industry. He has a proven track record in managing all aspects of wealth management business and leading large-scale business development efforts in private banking. Currently, he is leading strong growth as a Chairman and Partner in an international FinTech company FA Solutions.

Mikael Rautanen

Mikael Rautanen

CEO & Co-Founder at Inderes

Mikael Rautanen is an entrepreneur who brought equity research to the digital era. He co-founded Inderes in 2009, which has become a major independent research firm known for its modern approach by utilizing the power of social media and latest technologies.

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