Event

ASIAN FINANCIAL SERVICES CONGRESS 2018

  • March 1, 2018
  • Singapore
  • Level 3, Marina Bay Sands, Track C (Open Banking in Asia)

ASIAN FINANCIAL SERVICES CONGRESS 2018

The 2018 edition of the Asian Financial Services Congress (AFSC) will yet again be the region’s most content-rich conference for the financial services industry. Join Red Hat to learn how open banking is re-defining rules of banking, showcasing case studies on leveraging Open API Architecture to drive the new goals and finally, what are the best practices in moving towards open banking transformation.

 

 

Date: Thursday, 1 March 2018
Time: 2:30pm – 4:00pm
Location: Level 3, Marina Bay Sands, Track C (Open Banking in Asia)
Speaker: Alessandro Petroni, Director, Head of Financial Services Strategy and Solutions
Topic: Why Architecture and Design are Crucial for Executing your Open Banking API Strategies

About Alessandro Petroni

Alessandro Petroni is Global Director Head Strategy and Solutions for the Financial Services at Red Hat. 

He leads the business and technology strategy to accelerate the adoption of Red Hat open source technologies in the FinServ/FinTech industry working with customers, technology and service partners across product management, engineering, marketing and sales.

In his role Alessandro leads Red Hat in assisting banks in the go-to-cloud journey, adopting DevOps, influencing Red Hat R&D to focus on solving Finserv line of business' challenges developing open source reference architectures and open collaborative environments.

Prior to Red Hat, Alessandro has spent sixteen years serving top financial institutions including Lehman Brothers, Merrill Lynch Bank of America, Societe Generale, Citicorp and Deutsche Bank. He has covered leading roles as consultant covering engineering, operations, software development, and consulting. As banking IT director he has implemented mission critical distributed solutions for capital markets and retail banking, managing large international teams.

Alessandro graduated in Master Computer Engineering and Business Administration at the University of Trento, Italy, and lives in New York.

Synopsis

As banks take their first steps toward open banking in Asia/Pacific using an API centric approach, for many there is a disconnect between the ability to achieving the business objectives and the internal IT operations.

While there are significant opportunities through open banking, inversely if not continually executed well exist many threats. In the age of mobile and web banking services, poor customer experience can impact many in a very short period. 

At this track, our speakers will discuss how open banking is re-defining rules of banking, showcasing case studies on leveraging Open API centric Agile Architecture to drive the new goals and finally, what are the best practices in moving towards open banking transformation.

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