Ethiopia, 14th August 2024 The International Center for Strategic Alliances proudly  presents the 15th Edition Connected Banking Summit – Innovation and Excellence Awards  2024; Ethiopia in Addis Ababa, scheduled for August 14th, 2024. Under the theme Under the  theme “Bolstering the Economy with Digitization and Financial Inclusion”. Esteemed global  executives, experts, and leaders will convene to drive the banking industry forward into a new  era of innovation and excellence. 

This summit, in collaboration with the prestigious Connected Banking Innovation &  Excellence Awards, will assemble a distinguished cohort of leaders and experts from across the  region. From banks to insurance companies, innovative FinTechs and TechFins to digital and  neo-banks, non-banking financial organizations, cooperatives, investment funds, and asset  management companies, attendees will participate in insightful discussions, deliberations, and  knowledge-sharing sessions focusing on the transformative impact of integrated solutions on the  future of banking. 

Accompanied by leading experts from global brands, the summit will explore the profound  influence of technologies such as AI, ML, deep learning, cognitive computing, digital assets, and  more on the financial services ecosystem, shaping the trajectory of the industry. 

The Connected Banking Summit Series provides an unparalleled platform for networking and  interaction, facilitating engagement with key industry players, C-suite executives, senior  managers, decision-makers, and practitioners spearheading the adoption of cutting-edge banking  technologies. 

The past editions have featured an impressive lineup of speakers including: 

  • Dr. Maxwell Opoku Afari, First Deputy Governor, Bank of Ghana 
  • Timothy Were, Deputy Director, Ministry of ICT & Digital Economy 
  • Stanley Kamanguya, CEO, ICT Authority 
  • Abena Osei-Poku, Managing Director – Ecobank Ghana & Regional Executive,  Anglophone West Africa 
  • Bradwin Roper, CEO, FNB Connect, FNB South Africa 
  • John Kofi Adomakoh, Managing Director, GCB Bank PLC 
  • Samuel Addae Minta, Country Managing Director Access Bank (Kenya) PLC, Regional  Managing Director East Africa Access Bank 
  • Mary Mulili, MD/CEO, UBA Bank Kenya 
  • Victor Yaw Asante, CEO, Managing Director, FBN Bank 
  • Raphael Lekolool, Managing Director, Post Bank Kenya 
  • Hartnell Ndungi, Chief Data Officer, Absa Group 
  • George Wanjohi, Chief Information Security Officer, Co-operative Bank of Kenya Richard Southey, Chief Data Officer, Absa Group.
  • Olu Meyanbe, Regional Head, Strategic Business Analytics (MEA), Standard Chartered Bank Kenya
  • Marijke Guest, CIB CIO, Ned Bank
  • Verushca Hunter, Digital Technology and Innovation Executive- Absa Group About ICSA: 

The International Centre for Strategic Alliances is a group of leading industry professionals  and innovators specializing in organizing conferences, summits, webinars, exclusive virtual  managed events, round-tables, and trainings that serve as a gateway between organizations and  their target markets. 

For more information, please visit the Connected Banking Summit website: https://connectedbanking.com/summit/ or connect with us on LinkedIn:  

https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/connectedbanking/.

For inquiries, please contact Mohammed Thoufiq at mohammed@intercsa.com or call +44 20  3808 8625.