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Child Development Research , , Pelletier, L. Associations among perceived autonomy support, forms of self-regulation, and persistence: A prospective study. After studying Systems Engineering at the University of Waterloo in Canada, Cristina has always gravitated to problem solving in areas of high impact throughout her career. After working in Asia, Africa, and Europe in a range of fields from investment banking, economic development in the non-profit sector to coding software for some of the fastest-growing technology companies, Cristina settled on tackling payments in Latin America where together with her two partners she founded an online payments platform called Conekta.
In her current role at Conekta, Cristina manages the company's growth, helping thousands of merchants transact online in markets such as Mexico where ecommerce has tremendous potential despite many challenges such the large unbanked sector and the emergence of new payment technologies. Cristobal Perdomo is an experienced Internet investor, entrepreneur and executive focused on Latin America.
Previously, Mr. Perdomo began his career as a lawyer focused on international financial transactions in the energy sector. The line of credit is integrated with a mobile wallet resulting in cashless collection for FMCG distributors. Dan worked for 12 years in New York in financial services as a strategic management consultant in various fortune firms.
Dan started his career as a FX trader in Citibank in Venezuela. Dan has spent the last 20 years of his career with one foot in the United States and one foot in Latin America, his primary skill-set is to help companies in Latin America, large and small, take advantage of the opportunity and challenge of digital transformation.
A few of the specific challenges that he has direct experience solving are leading the transformational process to incorporate digital into the key functions of an existing operation and launching new operations in markets in Latin America Specifically Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Colombia, Chile, Peru, Central America and the Caribbean.
Daniel W. Underlying each area is a keen interest in consumer behavior, innovation, and technology-enabled strategy. He is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and client gatherings, having addressed audiences ranging from intimate meetings of CEOs and central banks to conference keynotes in more than a dozen countries.
Marketing Technologist, Systems Engineer, with 16 years of experience in leadership of technology teams, software development and processes of technological innovation and digital market. Postgraduate university professor of information systems and digital marketing. Passionate about generating impact in the business through technology and the digital market, managing programs that impact business results through process innovation and the business model.
With extensive experience in the management of digital transformation programs in the financial sector and mass consumption. Daniel has been with Axon for more than one year, having previously worked at CitiGroup for over 6 years managing and selling financing, supply chain and liquidity products. He recently graduated from Harvard Business School. Daniel was an early employee at Quantcast, a tech startup in Silicon Valley that has close to 1, employees today.
His dream is to grow the Bitcoin ecosystem in Mexico and LatAm. Previously, she was Fund Manager and member of the Committee of Investments of Redwood Ventures, the first early-stage venture capital firm based in Guadalajara. She accounts for more than 9 years of experience working in the private equity and entrepreneurial ecosystem.
She has analyzed over investment opportunities, executed more than 10 investments and accompanied more than 50 entrepreneurs in several different sectors across Latin America and the United States. Additionally, she is an angel investor for several Mexican startups. Dario is a seasoned Internet and e-Commerce top executive with international experience opening and operating different companies in Mexico. At present, he is the head of the eCommerce Division at El Palacio de Hierro, the biggest aspirational and luxury department store in Latin America.
His role is to lead and develop the eCommerce strategy of the company. Before El Palacio, he created skinizate. Dario is a mentor at Endeavor, a non-profit that supports high-impact entrepreneurs around the world and a Fellow at Victoria , a non-profit that supports women entrepreneurs in Mexico. Native from Argentina, Dario is married, love dogs, running, travel and wine. David G. Birch is an internationally-recognised thought leader in digital money and digital identity. Dave is a Director of Consult Hyperion, the technical and strategic consultancy that specialises in electronic transactions.
Before helping to found Consult Hyperion in , he spent several years working as a consultant in Europe, the Far East and North America. He has lectured to MBA level on the impact of new information and communications technologies and contributed to publications ranging from the Parliamentary IT Review to Prospect. He wrote a Guardian column for many years. He is a media commentator on electronic business issues and has appeared on BBC television and radio, Sky and other channels around the world. He graduated from the University of Southampton with a B.
Sc Hons. He speaks English, Spanish and Portuguese as a native, having lived throughout the United States, Brazil and Mexico since an early age. David leads the commercial, business development and marketing activities for the Open Data Institute. His 20 years in data-driven insight and marketing have seen him work with many leading brands in multiple sectors and countries. In addition to working for some of the largest players in the data world such as Experian, Callcredit and Telefonica, David also ran his own boutique data insight business, Thinkdata, for 5 years before its acquisition by Bertelsmann.
He also loves to challenge the status quo in order to find better ways of doing stuff. The Open Data Institute has been instrumental in developing Open Banking in the UK, working with HM Treasury and setting up the Open Banking Working Group in September to explore how an open data infrastructure could help the UK government achieve its objectives of increased competition and consumer choice. The ODI continues to advise on the development and implementation of open banking in countries including Australia, New Zealand and Japan. David is responsible for leading the finance and legal departments as well as all investor outreach and engagement, including relationships with banks, credit funds and equity investors.
Truman Scholar. Demetrio leads Banregio BanregioLABS, an experimental laboratory, part of Banregio that aims at identifying and capitalizing new growth opportunities. Demetrio is an active mentor of the Mexican Fintech community and has developed strong relations with startups trying to work in the financial system in Mexico. Demetrio was part of the founding team of Banregio in and since then he has had the priviledge of working in diverse areas of the bank including IT, commercial, new channels, product design, and now Innovation.
He is a regular speaker at Fintech and innovation conferences in different countries. Prior to founding CardFlight, he was the Founder and CEO of LocalBonus, a credit card-linked loyalty network which rewarded consumers for purchases they make at local businesses. Earlier, Derek was an Engagement Manager at Oliver Wyman where he led C-level strategy projects for some of the leading global payment networks and retail banks.
Diego has responsibility for driving performance and maintaining partnerships within our Latin American markets. Diego has previous experience working as a project manager and consultant in Latin America and the U. Diego has 16 years of experience in software implementation, planning, coordinating and leading systems projects.
He is a specialist in the analysis and design of electronic payment solutions contactless, EMV, Mifare and chip and transactional processes. He has worked on various IT projects analyzing business cases, project feasibility, building teams and managing suppliers with frequent regional travel. Diego complements his expertise with the application of the Lean Startup methodology for the construction and validation of projects. He is a coach and a content advisor on Lean Startup methodology in entrepreneurial training programs for the government of Buenos Aires City.
His work includes topics such as fintech, regulation, capital markets, financial inclusion, productive financing, among others. In the past, he was Superintendent of Market Risk and Integrity in the Colombian financial regulator. He was professor of financial microeconomics and financial risk at the Universidad del Rosario and the Universidad de Los Andes, in Colombia. He is the author of academic documents on financial regulation. Since then has led three investments in the technology space.
Prior to joining Alta Ventures, Diego collaborated with Advent International, a global private equity fund. He spent 12 years in their Mexico City office, and then relocated to Bogota, Colombia, where he launched the office in He also collaborates as an Endeavor mentor and participates in the development of the entrepreneurial ecosystems in Colombia and Mexico. He invests in high growth Latin American companies innovating in technology and business models. He also collaborates as Endeavor and Wayra mentor and participates in the development of the entrepreneurial ecosystems in Colombia and Mexico.
He writes a blog on entrepreneurship and venture capital at serebrisky. Before joining Oliver Wyman in , Dieter developed his professional career as a consultant for twelve years, within different leading international consulting firms. He led the launch of a retail network and a children computer education franchise for three years. He participates in the Board or as advisor to several start ups in the games, business intelligence, e-publishing and e-training sectors. Dieter has lead different assignments in the sales and distribution areas of FIs and co-written industry reports on banking, clients and customer experience.
Dominic Pym is an Australian businessman and technologist. He's been involved in software, web and mobile development for over 15 years from start-ups to global enterprises in Australia, the UK, the USA and throughout Asia. Dom has a passion for financial services, and has co-founded and invested in several FinTech start-ups over the past decade, most recently Ferocia where an extraordinary technology team has been assembled and they've partnered with a major Australian bank to re-imagine Internet Banking.
Dominik holds a Ph. Edgar has extensive experience in solutions for the financial services industry. Eduardo is a founding partner of Nazca Ventures. He has spent 10 years specialising in and is now responsable for sourcing and selecting investment opportunities in businesses with high growth potential. Eduardo acquired solid experience in the development of new business opportunities, operation management, investments in seed capital and intellectual property issues. Before joining Finnovista, Eduardo served as Manager of the Wayra Academy in Mexico City, a global startup accelerator and seed capital fund looking to promote entrepreneurship in Europe and Latin America.
Elena's greatest motivation is to impact the world in a positive way and generate chains of collaboration that promote entrepreneurship and transform economies. She immediately graduated from the Faculty of Economics of the UNAM was involved in the entrepreneurial ecosystem, collaborating for 3 years in Wayra Mexico working as Operations Manager where he supported more than 40 technology startups, managing acceleration services and linking startups with the public sector and private, in addition to acquiring experience in venture capital, operations management and entrepreneurship events.
She currently works as Operations and Administration Coordinator in Startupbootcamp Fintech, impulsing the Fintech sector in the region, as well as studying a Master in Business and Technology at Collective Academy. Eliza brings a diverse background in global development finance to Omidyar Network, where she manages investments across the Entrepreneurship, Education and Financial Inclusion initiatives.
Focusing on Latin America, she invests in organizations that create economic opportunity for millions of people living at the base of the pyramid. Agency for International Development, providing management consulting and investment services to development finance institutions in the United States, Latin America, South Asia, and North Africa.
Eliza helped found MFX Solutions and serves on its board of directors. She also serves on the board of the Cultural Development Corporation, which creates affordable living and working space for artists in Washington, D. Emilio is also part of the team in charge of identifying and partnerring with creators of new business ideas within the broader Santander Innovation team, and help them partner with entrepreneurs and take their ideas to market.
Emilio joined Santander Group in , serving for seven years as a member of the Group Corporate Development team, outlining the strategy of the Group and contributing to its expansion through various acquisitions. Emilio was a bank equity research analyst before joining the Santander UK strategy team in He then became part of the team responsible for developing and launching Santander InnoVentures in , contributing his deep knowledge of Santander Group, expert understanding of the banking industry and the wider fintech ecosystem. An intrapreneur and blogger www. He acts as a mentor or judge for several programs for entrepreneurs and startups and as such he analyzes over hundred projects every year.
After having lived in countries like the UK and Cuba, and getting to know the most flourishing startup ecosystems, he really believes that Spain offers outstanding conditions for becoming a global hub for fin-tech startups. Previous to BBVA he used to work for a big-5 consulting company as a strategy director for telecom companies, providing c-level insights and recommendations to technology companies.
During his role at BBVA Enrique has developed several key payments strategies and related solutions, also helping to implement them in different countries. Gentera is a listed holding company on the Mexican Stock Exchange, integrated by six subsidiaries focused on offering financial inclusion services. Part of this experience was the development of the first version of Ticketmaster.
Eric holds a B. He holds a B. Abra enables free cross border and domestic money transfers and payments between any two smartphones or an Abra user any online merchant in the world instantaneously and for free. Abra is the only full interoperable non-card based mobile money application in existence.
Eric is a Fintech and Emerging Markets veteran who has spent the last ten years working across Latin America, Asia and Europe prior to returning to his home country, the US. Eric is an advisor to the Peruvian based eCommerce company, Magnolia and the California based advanced banking analytics company CuNexus. Before becoming fully focused on Fintech, Eric spent numerous years working in international development with the the Inter-American Development Bank, the United Nations, the US government and the Spanish government.
He created the LeanStrategy methodology. Esteban is the founder and Managing Partner of Velum Ventures, an early stage venture capital firm. He has extensive experience in managing venture capital investment focused on Colombian technological enterprises. He founded and financed his own tech firm, focused on analytics in Fabiola has over a decade of experience working with private sector companies, governments and NGOs in Latin America and the US developing strategy to drive growth and innovation, with a customer-centric lens.
Prior to joining Dalberg, Fabiola was one of the leaders of the consumer goods and retail practice at A. She has also conducted studies in international development at New York University. He is Managing Partner since Fabrice began his professional career at Banco Santander, where he occupied several positions in Mexico and New York. Federico is a pioneer in the venture capital industry in Mexico. He has overseen 25 investments to-date across four sectors: FinTech, Digital Consumer, Healthcare, and Smart Cities, such as Cornershop, recently purchased by Walmart Internationa and Alkanza, investment advisor that provides online, automated portfolio management through most major brokers in the US and Latin America.
Experiences that allow him to add a great value to startups. Renowned for translating data into actionable strategies that elevate business performance, market share and customer profitability. Innovative leader with more than 20 years of experience with demonstrable results and often above the target in complex environments. Able to establish the strategic vision and lead its execution. Published in renowned journals such as Forbes and international scientific journals, guest lecturer at several international forums.
His professional exposure extends to clients in over 18 countries on 4 continents. He holds a degree in Accountancy and a degree in Finance from the University of Illinois and currently resides in Sao Paulo. Muhammad Yunus en el desarrollo de instituciones de micro-finanzas y negocios sociales en Colombia, Alemania y Bangladesh.
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He is also a Foundum. Previously he worked in sales and marketing at global companies like Xerox Spain, Regus Business Centers and xing. Fermin is Co-founder and Managing Partner at Finnovista, where he has pioneered a fintech innovation platform driven by a smart collaborative network, that manifest itself through startup competitions, acceleration programs, fintech evens and corporate-sponsored open innovation programs in Europe, US and Latin America. Before Finnovista, Fermin was part of the leadership team that launched an impact startup accelerator and an M-euro impact investment fund in Spain, where he managed startup investments in fintech, mobile, enterprise software and semiconductors.
Fermin has also worked as management consultant and technology researcher in early mobile technologies in Europe. Fermin holds a M. Fermin Ezquer-Matallana is a Managing Partner with Think Creative, a multidisciplinary business accelerator that develops innovative product, service, and brand extensions to sustainably increase top-line growth.
Additionally, he serves as Chief Strategist for Imagemme, a branding and packaging design agency and sister-company to Think Creative. Specialized in business model innovation, Fermin has led client engagements across industries throughout the US, Latin America, Europe, and Asia. These projects include: creating a business model for millennials at BBVA; working with Robin Hood Foundation to help nonprofits in NYC develop sustainable business models; facilitating the idea-to-business model transformation process at Petronas Malaysia; and many more.
Fermin is also advisor to the Chief Innovation Officer at Grupo Gentera, the leader in financial services to the base of the pyramid in Latin America with a mission to eradicate financial exclusion. Fermin is also an experienced academic. Academic in innovation and entrepreneurship Finis Terrae University. Master in Innovation Catholic University of Chile. Entrepreneur focused on interaction, usability and data science in the Fintech space. Fernando leads Aplazame in the areas of product, risk, compliance and finance.
Previously he cofounded and led Ibercheck. In the past, he was senior consultant at Monitor Group, serving the financial, industrial and energy clients on three continents over 4 years. He joined Self Bank in September after having been in charge of Bank 2. Prior to that he was the director of digital business for Caja Navarra, which he joined in in charge of innovation technology and where he led the initiatives which converted CAN into an online model in the use of social networks in the finance sector. During this time he was involved in the investment board of Eurecan, the support unit for entrepreneurs at Caja Navarra which invested in projects like Abiquo, Spamina, Just in Mind, Rockola, Bubok and DaD.
Fernando is a recognized sales leader with an extensive and rich international startup and corporate innovation experience. During the last decade Fernando spearheaded several startups to end up hired by Telefonica Global Services where he currently leads a LATAM regional sales team and serves as a Columbia Business School certified mentor for Endeavor global acceleration program. Fernando has over 15 years of experience developing web-based tools for the financial industry in the US.
He is an active mentor and angel investor. Fundador de ComparaMejor. Flavio has a B. At Latinia, he is the leading manager of the expansion actions in addition to bearing overall responsible for business. After that, he became the director of the b2b department of the same company, where he launched several location based services and products. Later he joined InOut where he lead the launch of the first European Personal Video Recorders until he decided to join Latinia where he has been leading the sales department since Francesco studied Nuclear Engineering in Turin and worked as a management consultant for more than 10 years.
He began by leading the business team, then one of the product teams and is currently leading the internationalisation efforts of Chaordic. He is passionate about inventing and implementing new business models and working with small organisations creating new products. He speaks 5 languages and loves putting them to work in internationalisation projects. NXTP Labs has already invested in companies and plans to complete a company portfolio during the next 2 years.
NXTP Labs has had a great impact on the Latin American entrepreneurial community for its contribution as a fertile ecosystem for technology innovation, entrepreneurs and investors. Francisco has actively participated as an advisory board member in a wide range of projects with local, regional or global impact. His technical contribution has been related to the development of successful business plans, investment rounds, and advisor to startup expansion programs. Coronel has an Economics major from Buenos Aires University and a postgraduate specialization in corporate finance from the University of California at Berkeley.
Prior to the foundation of Bankaool, he was General Director of Agrofinanzas, Sofol, a company that was awarded by the G20 as one of the 15 leading companies in inclusive business innovation. Also, the history and the innovative business model was recognized by the World Bank and the Gates Foundation. Its management was recognized with a "case study" by the School of Business at Harvard University.
Convinced that business encounters are always transforming experiences that inspire people to take action, he participated during more than 7 years in the organisation and commercialization of over 30 major congress, including World Business Forum in NY, CDMX and Bogota. Fue consultor en BCG de a En la actualidad es co-fundador de Indexa Capital, Aplazame y Soysuper. Fidor TecS enables disruptive digital banking by reshaping the customer relationship through technology. Before he worked as a Senior Advisor to McKinsey. In more than 20 years at Deutsche Bank Frank was the chief architect of the retail banking division, director of European co-ordination and head of internet banking.
Previous to this role, she was part of the Strategic Planning team for Mexico and Latin America at Citibanamex - where she oversaw priority business projects within the region. Additionally, she worked with Vittana and the Grameen Foundation in Ecuador back in In the coming weeks Fulvia will join the leading digital asset exchange in Latin America as a Product Manager. He co-founded Koibanx, a blockchain services firm for banks and governments, where he is CEO.
Gabriel Manjarrez is co-founder and CEO of Mimoni, a company that since has been developing proprietary scoring processes and algorithms focused on instant credit approval for the unbanked middle- and bottom-of-the-pyramid majority in developing countries. Since launch, Mimoni has acquired hundreds of thousands of members and made over tens of thousands loans. Gabriel and his co-founder, Pedro Zayas, were selected as Endeavor Global entrepreneurs in late Gabriel previously was co-founder of Progreso Financiero, a US-based, Greylock-backed consumer financial services company focused on providing unsecured loans to the unbanked and underbanked Hispanic immigrant community in the US.
Gabriela is a Financial Markets Lead Specialist at the Connectivity, Markets and Finance Division of the Inter-American Development Bank IDB , where she is working in topics related to Fintech, financial inclusion, digital currencies, gender issues in the financial sector and the use of guarantees to scale up private financing for development. Gabriela joined the IDB in and has had different positions, including coordinator of concessional finance, economic advisor to the Vice-President for Countries, and country economist. Gabriela is a strategic advisor to various private and public institutions and fintech startups involved in financial inclusion and financial health of low-income households in Latin America.
She started her career as a strategy consultant at Suez Lyonnaise des Eaux , where she had the opportunity to work directly with the CEO on several tech projects, turning them into strategic added value. Back in France, she joined Alter Equity as a VC analyst, and contributed first hand to the very first steps of this fund first deal, etc.
Garrett has over twenty years of experience in technology and financial services and is also an Advisor with Anthemis Edge at Anthemis Group. Gavin's expertise lies in advising companies on recruiting, developing, and retaining high-performing talent and with them building world-class teams.
These clients have ranged from the world's most prestigious multi-nationals, to the most disruptive small start-ups. Gavin became one of the youngest partners in the firm's history at 29, and was recognised internally and externally as one of the very few executive search professionals who really understand the intersect point of the financial services industry with technology, change and innovation.
Gerardo Obregon is a chemical engineer graduated from the Universidad Iberoamericana, with engineering studies at the University of Sydney, Australia, and finance studies at Stanford, USA Gerardo founded Yeah Baby Solutions, SA de CV in , a trading company; Beef Mart in , retail shop selling meat; and Prestadero in , the leading platform for loans from person to person in Mexico.
Gerardo is certified as a professional project manager to the "Project Management Institute". Gerardo has won several awards for entrepreneurship, as one of the top 20 enterprises in by CNN-Expansion and one of the top 20 enterprises by Pitchbull. Gerardo is a contributor to Executive World for finance section and was recently appointed by the office of the Presidency of the Republic as one of the Digital Leaders country. Prior to that, he was Vice president at Nmas1 within the alternative asset management department and worked as a Strategy consultant at A.
He also founded and managed a company in the young accommodation market focused on student halls and youth hostels. The innovations of a world-class entrepreneur in the technology industry have been a topic of interest for universities such as Wharton, Columbia and MIT, where German has given lectures and participated in conferences. He has also been interviewed by major international media companies, the CNN TV chain, and top business and technology publications, such as America Economia and Latin Finance. Executive with more than 15 years providing innovative solutions and services to financial institutions in LATAM.
Passionate about technology and its application for the creation of innovative business solutions, providing exceptional user experiences. Currently responsible for leading the strategy, design and development of innovative software products for the financial sector, which enable Infocorp to fulfill its mission: ""Helping People Love Their Bank". Ghela is active in the fintech industry, having spent the last ten years focused on business development for core insurance and banking system solutions, the last half of which has centered on financial services pricing governance functionality.
She is a regular contributor to fintech publications and discussions, specializing in dynamic pricing and customer centricity. Since joining Arcano in he has primarily been responsible for evaluating and monitoring investments in venture capital, growth equity and buyout funds and co-investments, primarily in North America, Europe, Latin America and Africa. Gonzalo was also involved in evaluating investments in debt of European corporates. Gonzalo is currently managing director and founder of HumanUp, business accelerator focused in innovative business models and developing strategies for startups.
He also loves football, mediterranean food and wine Today, Wayra has a portfolio of more than innovative companies in 20 different digital industries. He currently divides his time between Madrid, Latin America and the rest of Europe. Gonzalo is also a passionate marathon runner. He is primarily responsible for sourcing, analyzing, executing and managing direct private debt and equity investments in the specialty finance sector. Watson also actively works on making investments in public debt securities in middle market companies where VPC can seek to actively influence market companies.
Watson was a portfolio manager focused on distressed debt at GLG Partners, a London based 31 billion multi-strategy hedge fund that concentrates on a diverse range of alternative investments. Watson was a partner. Watson received a B. An entrepreneur and investor with a deep finance and technology background, Greg's career across asset management, enterprise sales and consumer web industries has given him a unique view of the technology gaps and vast opportunities for startups in Finance.
A native New Yorker, Greg grew up with a deep network in finance and was also an early adopter and beta tester of web products. He spent the first half of his career in hedge funds as a technical analyst trading futures, ETFs and options. Greg left the hedge fund industry after the global financial crisis and joined a successful FinTech startup that was recently acquired by Bloomberg, then led enterprise sales for a large technology research firm. Greg was also the co-founder of Freespeech, a Top 25 mobile messaging app in and early competitor to WhatsApp.
He has a B. Guilherme Horn is one the pioneers in Fintech in Brazil. He is the Editor of Finnovation, the 1 blog in Fintech in Brazil and writes a weekly column at Estadao, the main Brazilian newspaper. Casado, tiene un hijo. Creator of the first diploma in agility in Venezuela, promoter of several communities agiles in latam.
Active in social networks, creator of the blog: Technology Capsules, where he writes reviews of his experience in topics such as: Digital transformation, Agility, Management of Projects, Product management, among others. Gustavo has more than 15 years of experience in key leadership positions in the Telecommunications, Technology, Food and Drink sectors. During his career he has developed projects in various areas of business: CRM, pricing strategy, UX and business and innovation development.
His professional experience includes roles at Ericsson, Amena and France Telecom, where he played an active role in the development of the Telecommunications sector in Spain. At the same time, he was involved in entrepreneurial activity and is an active mentor to other entrepreneurs. Harrie Vollaard is Head of Innovation at the Rabobank. Started the innovation department from scratch and built it to a department also responsible for trend watching and strategy. His team has a now a tremendous record of initiating major changes within the bank e. Renewed the role of the department several times and is now focusing on open innovation, investments and spin offs.
Through the Prosperity Fund of the British Government, he contributes to the programming and implementation of international cooperation programs for the development of the financial sector. Particularly, his portfolio is focused on areas such as financial technology, open banking, financial inclusion, climate finance and public-private associations.
This has enabled him to collaborate very closely with different governmental departments and entrepreneurial associations in Mexico and the United Kingdom to promote the exchange of knowledge and best practices. CEO and cofounder of Conekta conekta. Hector cofounded Conekta to create a better way for companies to collect money in Mexico.
Hector is the CEO and cofounder of Conekta www. It is worth stressing the recent implementation of the transformation process of Bancomer, which he led as Senior Vice-President, improving the quality of customer service, the productivity of sales of the branch network and the internal control through the integration of technology, new process and human capital management.
He is responsible of the development and evolution of the value proposition for retail banking in Mexico. Also an expert in digital solutions development and disruptive transformation promoter in the financial industry. His responsibilities were the rise of innovation inside the Group and the identification of projects to promote the expansion of Banking advance-guard and global proposals.
During his career, he has been on charge of business units like Capital Markets, Institutional Investments, e-Business, Alternate Channels, Innovation and Business Development, allowing him to create a transversal vision of Banking. During his career, he has been actively involved in projects regarding e-trading, payment methods, design of new products, alternative channels and e-business, among others, which has allowed him to develop a broad vision of the business.
Emprendedor serial y mentor de startups en diferentes organizaciones. Ian Noel has been active in the Spanish VC industry for over 13 years. It targets entrepreneurs with proven track record and global ambition that tackle business models like Marketplaces, SaaS and Mobile in Seed and Series A. Nacho also has executive responsibility for leading the digital transformation of Scotiabank, reimagining and simplifying the customer experience. Ignacio has recently joined EY as Financial Services Segment Partner Leader with responsibilities over FS strategic planning, recruiting the right talent to grow the local team and strengthening the digital transformation practice.
Ignacio has more than 30 years of experience in retail, corporate, investment and private banking. Working in Spain, Mexico, and across Latin America, he has developed sustainable solutions for global banking clients that include redesigning portfolio management, asset management and pension fund systems. Throughout his career, Ignacio has successfully built and led large delivery teams across the Americas, ensuring effective relationships between headquarters and subsidiaries are in place. His main areas of expertise include developing tailored client centred solutions in Digital, analytics, transformation and cybersecurity for Customer Experience, Servicing, and Cost Efficiency Programmes.
During his careers he has been advisor to important multinational foreign companies and leading Mexican companies. Thanks to his extensive experience and the large amount of matters attended, he has been able to take leading roles ensuring the confidence of his clients, counterparts and authorities. Over the years, he has been recognised as one of the most outstanding lawyers in Mexico by several high-level publications. He has participated in several keynotes and contributed to different publications regarding areas of his specialisation. He graduated in Business Administration at the Universidad de Deusto La Comercial and has two masters at the same business school: Management Development and Business Innovation, in and , respectively.
Iker Marcaide is the founder of peerTransfer, the leading company in international payments in the education sector. He worked for one of the largest Internet consulting groups in Europe, Satama Interactive managing Nokia. In he joined Fjord and opened the Helsinki office as Managing Director. In he opened the Madrid office, followed by Stockholm, Paris and Istanbul. He is currently leading at Fjord operations in Nordics, Russia and Turkey.
He helps clients to transform their businesses through Design. Regalii enables the world's leading financial institutions to leverage its platform to help the consumer, pay their bills with the most innovative, efficient, and cost-effective services in over 11 countries. He was in charge of the operations and the expansion of the new varieties that were developed by his father. He began his professional career as a Finance Intern at Morgan Stanley, particularly as part of the Bridging the Gap program. Besides, he has active participation in organizations, some of which he has co-founded, such as Coparmex Jovenes Saltillo, which supports entrepreneurs with mentoring and resources to found ventures and projects in the region.
He retired from IBM in May of after a 37 year career with the company, where his primary focus was on innovation and technical strategy. Since Dr. Wladawsky-Berger has been writing a weekly blog, irvingwb. Wladawsky-Berger received an M. As such, he has been promoting the use of APIs in the financial service industry for more than four years.
He previously co-founded the award-winning startup SMSBridge. Prior to joining Accion, Jackie was an investment analyst at Compass Group Asset Management in Mexico City where she was part of the real estate private equity team. Jackie also worked at Angel Ventures Mexico as a Fulbright Binational Business Scholar, where she managed deal analysis and strategic entrepreneurial initiatives with the local entrepreneur ecosystem.
Jackie began her career working for a local health and development non-profit in Panama, leading business and microfinance projects in rural communities. Prior to that, she was the Director of Latin America at Silicon Valley Bank, leading relationships with over startups and venture capital funds in the region.
Prior to that, she was investment associate at Accion Venture Lab, an investment analyst in the private equity group of Compass in Mexico City. Prior to that he was the Head of Product Development at Expert Timing Systems where he was responsible for developing quantitative asset allocation methodologies to manage stocks, bonds, futures and forex portfolios. Jaime has previously taught a master program on portfolio management as well as other financial training courses and participates in conferences organised by Expert Timing Systems and TechRules.
Jaime is CEO founding partner of Lantern, an strategic innovation consultancy. He is a recognized expert in product and service innovation, future trends and new business models. He started his career as an investment banking analyst at A. Jalak is Founding Partner of FuturePerfect Ventures, an early-stage venture capital fund based in NYC, with an emphasis on emerging technologies including blockchain and machine learning. She has invested in over 80 early stage companies over the past 15 years, resulting in several multibillion dollar acquisitions and IPOs.
James Moed is a financial service designer. James has a B. Jared is the Chief Executive Officer of EFL, overseeing the product, technology, analytics, implementation and business development functions. Jared has a B. Jason Jones is a Co-Founder and Partner at Lend Academy, a media and investment services firm in the online lending sector.
Prior to Lend Academy, Jason founded HighStep Capital, a venture capital firm focused on early-stage Internet and financial services companies. Previously, Jason worked at J. In addition, he worked as an internet equity research analyst at Goldman Sachs, a venture capital research analyst at Cambridge Associates, and as a trade settlements associate at Fidelity Investments.
He is originally from the Boston area and he currently resides in the NYC area. Javier is an associate in the Investment division of Axon Partners where he is focused on the Spanish funds of the company.
Javier has a lot of experience in the startup sector having funded a startup at the age of He has also been ambassador for other successful startups, and has been involved in some entrepreneurial associations. Before joining Axon he worked for FCC as an industrial engineer and for a startup accelerator. The group has created the unique insurance product that the client pays only when the car is used.
Javier is one the world's pioneers of the telematics business. He brings more than 15 years of experience in M2M, telematics and smart mobility. Javier led the company's business model transformation from a telematics distribution model to an international firm specialised in M2M business solutions and smart mobility. Before Detector, Javier also gained experience with Carrefour as internal auditor and consultancy. Goikoetxea frequently speaks at mobility, M2M and telematics conferences and he is a Visiting Lecturer for Companies Valuation at several universities. Since then, Javier has focused on the development of strategies, projects and financial services, based on new digital trends that help address the poor offer of FinTech platforms in the country.
His aim in this new position is to modernize the project by rethinking the business model. Javier is considered to be a reference in the Fintech sector, and has been invited to several national forums and recognised as one of the 30 talents under 30 for by Grupo Expansion. Founder also of 5 companies of which he has sold 3.
He has applied Design Thinking models for the creation of business models. Concerned about Education in Mexico is a member of Enlace de Occidente, a non-profit civil association that is focused on improving the education of teachers in public schools in Jalisco, Enlace has more than 20, graduates of its programs. As a partner at Propel Venture Partners, Jay invests in early-stage companies that are leveraging technology to transform financial services. Prior to Propel, Jay held several positions at Visa in digital transformation, emerging projects, and ecommerce. As head of the Visa Corporate Ventures and Strategic Alliances group he led investments in information security, mobile, and payments technology companies—several of which were acquired by major corporations.
He first came to Visa through his work with Andersen Consulting. He is a serial entrepreneur, venture capitalist and angel investor. He serves on the boards of several technology and social ventures, and also advises numerous multinational corporations on global innovation. He also has experience as a corporate attorney and investment banker, and currently teaches entrepreneurship at Waseda University in Japan and IE Business School in Spain.
After his time as Director of Kaxan, the company turned into Authorized Developer for Nintendo, Xbox and PlayStation, being the first Mexican company in acquiring the 3 certifications. Its most recent videogams with training purposes won the second place in the Volkswagen Education Award and the National Working Award in Mexico During the last years he has focused in the application of storytelling strategies and game designs for areas such as Marketing, Innovation, Corporate Strategy and Organisational Culture.
His concept "The Company as a Videogame" has led him to share over conferences in 11 countries. Ingeniero en inteligencia de mercados, basado en aptitudes ha buscado constantemente generar un cambio dentro de la sociedad. Earlier in his Visa tenure, McCarthy was Head of Emerging Products for Visa USA, where he drove the coordination, deployment and management of emerging products and payment services in the United States, including the development of Verified by Visa, an identity verification product that has become the standard for payment security and fraud prevention in eCommerce.
In that role, he was responsible for direct sales and account management including marketing, technology solutions and the development of joint business strategies. Joe also represents Visa on the Executive Committee of EMVCo, the global payments industry organization responsible for ensuring interoperability and security of chip-based products; including contact, contactless and mobile-NFC payments. Es uno de los primeros mentores en Blockchain. Johanna is Managing Director and co-founder of Elevar Equity, a Human-Centered investment firm focused on emerging countries.
She also sits at the Board of non-profit NeSst. Johanna Posada is Managing Director and co-founder of Elevar Equity, a private venture capital fund management firm that invests in emerging countries. Elevar focuses on investing in and supporting entrepreneurs that offer products and services to clients with limited or no access to global systems. Johanna has over 17 years of experience working for the corporate finance and investment sector in emerging markets.
After graduating from the ITAM Mexico DF in Economics, she began her career as economist in the Central Bank in Mexico, where she focused on the elaboration of institutional frames to increase efficiency and inclusion in the Mexican financial sector. Jon, as a Managing Director, leverages his own background as a technology and media entrepreneur for those startups in his field.
He answers day to day tactical problems as well as longer term strategy. MusicGremlin was a pioneer in the delivery of digital media content direct to wireless devices. Prior to launching MusicGremlin, Mr. Axelrod was Co-Founder and President of Music, a first-mover musical instrument e-commerce company that became one of the largest musical instrument retailers in the United States. Founded in , Music grew from startup to profitable market leader in less than four years.
It is now a brand of Guitar Center. He holds an A. Jon is an e-Money researcher and crypto-economist focused on expanding the circulation of nonpolitical digital currencies. He advises startups in Bitcoin, gaming, mobile and prepaid. Jon joined the foundation as a board member, bringing a range of industry experience which spans both the technology and financial sectors.
Prior to working with the Bitcoin community, Jon was CEO of Hushmail, an email service focused on user privacy and content encryption. He also held a senior position at VeriSign, the Silicon Valley-based domain registry operator. Jon earned his B. Jon Zanoff is a FinTech product management expert with extensive experience developing global multi-asset class electronic trading systems and analytics. When he's not discovering the next FinTech trend he'll likely be working on his Ducati. Jonathan is the creator and co-founder of Dinube - a realtime payment network in the cloud that started up in the MIT Media Lab.
Dinube was the winner of several awards at MIT and later set up operations in Europe. Jonathan was one of the founding members of the team that launched Sironta, the first fully inter-operable collaboration software suite available for Mac OS, Linux and PC. Innovation is a way of life for Jonathan. He was one of the first to fly a hot-air balloon over volcanoes in Guatemala.
Jonathan has led programs on innovation, negotiation skills and entrepreneurship as a senior lecturer at several business schools. Jonathan was born in Zimbabwe and grew up in Africa and Europe. Jonathan Lehr is Venture Director of Work-Bench, where he focuses on early stage enterprise technology investment. Jon founded the NY Enterprise Technology Meetup in January as a way to generate momentum for the enterprise tech ecosystem in New York, with a focus on connecting entrepreneurs, Fortune technologists, investors, and students to network and learn from one another. In that capacity, he partnered with internal technology clients to facilitate the selection and on-boarding of emerging technology vendors.
Jonathan is a founding partner of Quona Capital, a venture capital firm focused on fintech for inclusion in emerging markets. Prior to Quona, Jonathan was co-founder and CEO of Acesso, a leading prepaid financial service provider for the unbanked population in Brazil.
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He joined Darby after a decade of experience as a founding member of three large-scale venture capital-backed telecommunications and information technology services companies in Latin America. Jordi is and engineer with over 15 years of experience as IT consultant and more than a decade as an executive in technology companies. Before founding Unnax, Jordi leaded the Digital transformation of an international payments institution, leading its internationalization to the English, Italian and African market. Through this last experience he gained deep knowledge of the most common problems that companies moving money online face and the motivation to develop banking solutions to facilitate a digital transformation provided by PSD2 and Open Banking.
Cuenta con una trayectoria profesional vinculada a los mercados financieros y al asesoramiento de patrimonios. Technological Innovation as a tool for empowerment of individuals in an increasingly complex world is what motivates Jorge to be immersed in the tech entrepreneurship ecosystem. Before joining Finnovista, Jorge kicked off his career working for SV Links, a Silicon Valley based initiative on a mission to connect entrepreneurs from emerging economies with the Valley. His academic background includes a B.
Other than Technology, his interests include International Economics, Politics and Finance, as well as a wide variety of music that inspire people to break their own paradigms.