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Ajit Rochlani and Angat Sandhu

Ajit Rochlani and Angat Sandhu

Ajit Rochlani is a senior engagement manager at Oliver Wyman and leads sales force effectiveness in insurance-related topics in the Asia Pacific Insurance Practice.

Angat Sandhu is a partner in Oliver Wyman’s Financial Services Practice and leads their Australian Insurance and Wealth Management practice. Prior to joining Oliver Wyman, Sandhu worked at Macquarie Group and Towers Watson. He is an actuary, a holder of the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation and the Financial Risk Manager designation.

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Brendan Carney

Brendan Carney

Brendan Carney is the CEO of Citibank Singapore Limited and the Global Consumer Banking (GCB) ASEAN Cluster Head.

Based in Singapore, Brendan manages the Consumer Business for Citibank Singapore and is responsible for the leadership of the consumer franchise in the ASEAN cluster, comprising Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam, excluding Citi’s International Personal Bank. He is a member of Citi’s GCB Regional Leadership Team and the ASEAN Management Team.

Prior to this appointment, Brendan was the Consumer Business Manager (CBM) for South Korea, a role he took on in July 2015. During his tenure, he led a successful turnaround of the Korea consumer business, launching award-winning new digital platforms, doubling mobile banking usage, increasing digital acquisitions, introducing state-of-the-art wealth management centres and transforming its branch network.

Since joining Citi in 2002 as Country Business Manager for Portugal, Brendan has held various senior positions across the globe. He was appointed Consumer Business Manager and Vice President of the Management Board for Citi Handlowy in Poland in 2012, and CCO and Country Business Manager for Belgium in 2010, where he steered the consumer business to profitability within two years before leading its successful sale to Credit Mutuel Nord Europe in 2012. Prior to starting his banking career with Citi, Brendan held several key roles in consulting and general management of start-up companies.

Brendan serves as a Director of Citibank Singapore Limited, Chairperson of Singapore’s Institute of Banking and Finance (IBF) Consumer Banking Industry Workgroup, a member of IBF’s Standards Committee, and Singapore’s Digital Readiness Network. Brendan holds an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business and a BA in Economics from the University of Michigan.
 

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Brett Hodge

Brett Hodge

Brett joined Fenergo in 2014 as VP of Sales for APAC to build out Fenergo’s footprint across Asia Pacific. With over 25 years’ experience in the fintech industry, Brett brings extensive experience to the role having worked as Manager of Asia for Avox for seven years and Regional Director of Algorithmics for nine years previous. Brett studied Marketing & Finance in Charles Sturt University and Applied Finance & Investment with FINSIA – the Securities Institute of Australia.

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    Clarence Koo, Anirudh Singh, and Jayant Raman

    Clarence Koo, Anirudh Singh, and Jayant Raman

    Clarence Koo is a partner at Oliver Wyman Retail & Business Banking Practice. He founded Oliver Wyman’s Singapore office in 1996. Clarence has led consulting projects for leading banks and financial institutions in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea and Australia.

    Anirudh Singh is a partner at Oliver Wyman. He is also the Head of Malaysia office.

    Jayant Raman is a partner in Oliver Wyman’s Financial Services Practice. He is also the Head of APAC Anti-financial Crime.

    Marc Entwistle is a principal of Digital Financial Services at Oliver Wyman. He is also a founding board member of the FinTech Association of Hong Kong.

    Tanishq Goyal is an engagement manager at Oliver Wyman Singapore office.

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      Eiichiro Yanagawa

      Eiichiro Yanagawa

      Eiichiro Yanagawa is a senior analyst with Celent's Asian Financial Services group and is based in the firm’s Tokyo office. His research focuses on IT strategy issues in the Japanese and Asian banking and financial industries.

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      Jidong Chen

      Jidong Chen

      Dr. Jidong Chen is General Manager of ZOLOZ, the Trusted Identity Platform of Ant Group, where he is responsible for research and development, as well as application of biometric identification.

      Dr. Chen leads a team at Ant Group that applied biometric technology to the identity and authentication use cases for hundreds of millions of Alipay and MYbank users. He also led a team that applied “Smile to Pay” technology to the KFC chain of restaurants, a project which was selected as one of 2017’s breakthrough technology in MIT Technology Review.

      Before joining Ant Group, Dr Chen was Chief Data Scientist at Renren Games and the head of data analytics at EMC Labs China, where he was responsible for research and advanced development projects in data management and analytics.

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      Matthew Driver

      Matthew Driver

      Matthew is currently executive vice president and head of services for Mastercard in Asia Pacific responsible for the development and management of Mastercard’s services portfolio including Mastercard Advisors Consulting, Data & Analytics, Test&Learn, Loyalty, Managed Services, Innovation Management, as well as Cyber and Intelligence, Fraud & Risk Solutions.

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        Patrick O'Neill

        Patrick O\'Neill

        Patrick O’Neill is Head of Citi Treasury and Trade Solutions in Thailand and Market Manager for Citi’s Non-presence countries of Cambodia, Myanmar and Laos. He has held both these roles since September 2014. Patrick has been with Citi for 20 years, holding roles with increasing responsibilities in Dublin, London, Mumbai, Moscow, Kiev, Delaware and New York. Prior to his current roles, Patrick was part of the Treasury and Trade Solutions Liquidity and Investment Sales unit based in New York.

        In his role as Treasury and Trade Solutions Head for Thailand, Patrick supports multinational corporations, financial institutions, top-tier local corporates and public sector organizations, providing award-winning integrated cash management and trade solutions. He holds a BSc. Honors Degree in Information Systems from Trinity College Dublin and a Certificate in Business Studies from the Dublin Institute of Technology.

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          Peiying Chua

          Peiying Chua

          Peiying is Financial Regulation Partner at Linklaters, Singapore. She is widely regarded as a leading financial regulatory lawyer, advising clients in Singapore and internationally on all issues associated with financial regulation. She leads the firm's Singapore financial regulatory practice, and advises banks, investment managers, broker-dealers, market operators, commodity houses, insurance companies and intermediaries, as well as technology and other companies expanding into the fintech sector. She has advised on various innovative fintech initiatives, such as Asia-based digital securities offerings and partnership arrangements between banks and fintech firms.

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            Riddhi Dutta

            Riddhi Dutta

            Riddhi Dutta is the Regional Director for Asia at Backbase.

            Riddhi oversees Backbase' go-to-market success for his territory in Asia Pacific. He helps financial institutions turn their digital ambitions into reality, helping them with designing digital transformation initiatives which are feasible, tailored, and creative with instant business value.

            Riddhi has an excellent track record of championing legacy modernisation initiatives in several banks across the region, where he consulted and helped banks move to open banking platforms, including modern core banking and treasury solutions. Prior to joining Backbase, Riddhi held several senior roles at Infosys Finacle, Fintellix Solutions and ITC Infotech.

            Riddhi earned a Masters of Business Administration in Marketing and Systems from the University of Delhi.

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              Rohit Bammi

              Rohit Bammi

              Rohit Bammi is the Global Head of Institution Business at Nium. A seasoned professional with over 30 years of experience in fintech, banking and the financial services industry, Rohit has a deep knowledge of financial services and banking products. In his role, Rohit is responsible for driving Nium’s business strategy, sales and partnerships with banks and financial institutions to encourage the digitisation of financial services by incumbent and new financial players.

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                Sandeep Aggarwal

                Sandeep Aggarwal

                Sandeep Aggarwal is a banker based in New Delhi.

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                  Shuang Yang

                  Shuang Yang

                  Dr. Shuang is a Senior Director and the Head of Machine Learning at Ant Group. He's dedicated to build the machine learning technologies that enable Ant to provide a wide spectrum of financial services (payment, banking, credit, loan, insurance, wealth management) to 1.2 billion users around the world.

                  Before joining Ant, Dr. Shuang was the Cofounder and Chief Scientist of Operator Inc. (2014-2017), where he created the world's very first conversational bot for e-commerce (shopping concierge). Prior to that, he was the Lead Scientist and a Staff Machine Learning Engineer at Twitter, where he led Twitter's machine learning infrastructure, content understanding, personalization and recommendation (2012-2015).

                  Dr. Shuang earned his Ph.D from Georgia Institute of Technology. He is the recipient of multiple awards including Best Paper Awards from ACM SIGIR (2011), UAI (finalist, 2010), PAKDD (2008) and CCAI (2008), a Facebook Fellowship (finalist, 2011), a Yahoo! Key Scientific Award (2011), and the President's Award of Chinese Academy of Sciences (2008).

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