Speakers

Get ready for a stormy mix of talks from experienced FinTech leaders who are taking bold steps in technology practices and beyond.

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Keynote Speakers

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    Sebastian Galonska

    CTO Kontist

    Serial founder and Technical Evangelist with passion around GraphQL and Object Oriented Programming. Passionate software engineer with more than 20 years in FinTech. 

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    Ben Johnson

    CTO Bitwala

    Benjamin Jones is a self-taught programer with over 5 years of experience in blockchain and cryptocurrencies. A London School of Economics graduate, Ben previously taught programming in Ghana, founded a several startups, and was an economist in the UK civil service.

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    Peter Grosskopf

    CTO at Börse Stuttgart Digital Exchange

     Before Peter was CTO and Co-Founder at solarisBank. In 2008 Peter founded a software engineering consultancy out of university, grew it profitably to 27 employees and sold it. 2014 Peter joined the company builder Hitfoxgroup and Finleap that focuses on fintech as CTO. Now he is shaping the vision to bring decentralised banking to reality.

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    Chris Plantener

    Serial FinTech Founder

    True entrepreneur at heart, Chris loves building new ventures. He founded several FinTech startups and loves sharing knowledge and advice to the new starters.Debitoor, E-conomic and Kontist are some of his Venture experience.

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    Stan Reimgen

    CEO BIG

    Stan is FinTech UX Expert, Entrepreneur and Founder of Big: A Design Studio for Sustainability and Social Innovation. In the past he designed products for companies such as Zalando, Tomorrow Bank and Commerzbank.

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    Terence Hielscher

    CEO Moberries

    Terence Hielscher has been responsible for portfolio management (equity evaluation, bank transfers, tax audits, database management) and supporting the recruitment efforts of Venture Capital Firms in Germany and South East Asia.

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    Mo Moubarak

    Founder & CDO at Moberries

    Mo has founded several startups and is an expert in building high-end sales pipelines (SAP, Emirates Airlines etc.) in SaaS platform businesses. 

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    Mathias Domschke

    CPO Kontist

    In the last 13 years, Mathias have managed several low- latency FinTech products in Banking and Lending industry. He is passionate about innovative squad team architecture and has unique touch for product design.

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    Melchior Neumann

    CEO Pergenz

    CEO and Founder of Pergenz and FinTech Community Building evangelist. He is an idea architect behind peer-to-peer factoring based on Open Banking API.

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    Sebastien Jeanquier

    CSO Upvest

    Hugely passionate about information security, and with 10+ years of IT and security experience, I aim to bring a unique insight into security best practices across all different levels of an organisation.

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    Ryan Scoville

    Director Of Technology at Kreditech

    Kreditech Group’s mission is to improve financial freedom for the underbanked with the use of technology. Combining non-traditional data sources and machine learning, the company is aiming to provide access to better credit and a higher convenience for digital banking services.

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    Sergiej Rewiakin Soft

    VP Engineering Kontist

    Entreprenur and FinTech Professional with several succesfully foundet startups. More than 10 years executive experience in Engineering, Blockchain and Agile Software Development. 

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    Delia D. König

    MD SolarisBank 

    Forbes 30 under 30Identifying problems, designing & prioritising solutions, building MVPs and iterating them as often as possible is my passion.I love working in cross-functional, agile teams and drive them towards being efficient, successful, and happy. 

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    Holger Grünwald

    MD at NueGelb 

    Holger is the MD and creation lead of Neugelb Studios by Commerzbank. He runs business innovation and FinTech product development. In the past he was involved building digital products for Deutsche Bank, Postbank and other major companies.

FinTech Innovators

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Wiliam Hockey

CTO Plaid

US based technology layer for financial services. 

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Ben Johnson

CTO at Bitwala

Germany first Blockchain Bank

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Vlad Yatsenko

CTO Revolut

European biggest Neobank

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