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Round Table Events

Through though-provoking discussions about industry topical issues, we harness unique insights and learnings, policy change opportunities, solution-oriented actions, and leap innovation ideas form selected Speaker and thought leader participants.
We help facilitate and moderate open and bold discussions regarding ……. policy and business innovation output

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Embedded Finanace

Presenter: Denise Johansson - Co-Founder. Co-CEO, Enfuce

About the Speaker:
Denise Johansson, co-CEO at Enfuce, a payment processor company delivering debit, prepaid, and credit card solutions across Europe and scaling globally.

She is a thought leader within payments and open banking as well as an active spokesperson for women in fintech and bringing sustainable financial solutions to the world.

In the last 15+ years in the payment industry, she has helped numerous European fintechs and financial institutes enter new markets fast with safe, secure, and scalable card products, while continuously making the financial industry more sustainable.

As the co-founder of a leading European fintech, Enfuce, her job is to drive the payments revolution for fintechs, banks and merchants. Enfuce was the first in the world to put payment processing into the public cloud and is taking the payments world by storm.

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Moderator: Linda Stanojevic - Founder & MD TSC and CSO & CMO EPA Asia

THE IMPACT OF DIGITAL INCLUSION

Presenter: Rama Sridhar - Executive Vice President, Business Development, Digital & Emerging, Partnerships, New Payment Flows, Asia Pacific

About the Speaker:
Rama Sridhar is an experienced Business Head, Strategist and an Expert in Payments. Driven by a passion for excellence, she takes pride in providing the best executive leadership possible. As Executive Vice President, Mastercard for Digital and Emerging Partnerships, her goals include expanding the company’s stakeholder base to new client segments – digital ecosystems; strategic partnerships and establishing Mastercard’s presence in new payment flows across businesses and consumers.

During her 13 years at Mastercard, she is widely recognized as an expert Business Manager with deep and strategic insights on emerging trends in payments across Asia Pacific and brings her sharp commercial acumen to drive brand leadership across all client segments.

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Moderator: Linda Stanojevic - Founder & MD TSC and CSO & CMO EPA Asia

THE TECH STACK ECOSYSTEM

Presenter: Melissa Keir - Vice President, International Growth, Marqeta, USA

About the Speaker:
Melissa Keir is VP, International Growth at Marqeta, working on the frontline of the company’s global expansion as its modern card issuing platform takes flight across the world. Melissa has been at Marqeta eight years, working in operations, product and program management roles before transitioning into her current position helping the company identify which international markets to launch in, and when. Melissa did not come from a payments background, beginning in the multifamily housing industry, but has been honored to grow into an expert in the space learning from the great team at Marqeta and its many wonderful partners.

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Moderator: Linda Stanojevic - Founder & MD TSC and CSO & CMO EPA Asia

RISK REWARD ACUITY

Presenter: Tessa Wajiya - CEO and COO at Xendit

About the Speaker:
Tessa is the Chief Operating Officer and Co-Founder of Xendit, where she is responsible for the firm's business operations, including service and support, partnerships, government, and public relations, as well as compliance.

Before embarking on her journey into technology and fintech in 2015, she led a successful career in private equity at firms like QUVAT, Fairways, and Mizuho. Today, she has achieved her dream of becoming an entrepreneur. Not only is Tessa one of the few women in the continuously evolving payments landscape, but she is also the first female start-up founder to achieve unicorn status in Indonesia who will be setting the scene for our moderated lead discussion.

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Moderator: Linda Stanojevic - Founder & MD TSC and CSO & CMO EPA Asia

AI & PAYMENTS

Presenter : Anna May - Founder & CEO of Creative Link and Senior Advisor at Truffle Capital

About the Speaker:
Anna-May Anna brings 20+ years of experience (including C-Level and NED roles) in driving banking and payments innovation in Europe (PwC, T-Mobile, Citigroup). Recently, she has been involved in consulting engagements in the Middle East.

Anna combines hands-on experience with a strategic approach across FinTech. Her expertise lies in the field of innovative payment and banking solutions (digital payments, open finance, AI, blockchain), acquired in the strategy, innovation & product management roles. Anna is building cooperation models between banks and FinTech startups, mostly in the Open Banking and Payments domain.

She is a Founder & CEO of Creative Link connecting dots in banking and payments, Senior Advisor at Truffle Capital as well as Expert at the European Innovation Council.

She is teaching at the CFTE – Centre for Finance, Technology & Entrepreneurship in London Open Banking and Platforms in Finance
Conversational AI in Banking – from Chatbots to Virtual Assistants
AIDT Asian Institute of Digital Transformation (Open Banking & Open Innovation).
Co-Author of The PAYTECH Book and The AI Book. She is also a keynote speaker at flagship industry conferences as well as an experienced trainer for banks and payment companies. Recognized as one of the TOP10 FinTech Innovators (2021); TOP10 Women in FinTech (2020); “TOP 25 Women Leaders in Financial Technology of 2019”.

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Moderator: Linda Stanojevic - Founder & MD TSC and CSO & CMO EPA Asia

CYBER SECURITY

Presenter: Michelle Chance - Sr. Director, Head of Enterprise Cyber Security Product Development, Paypal

About the Speaker:
Michelle has been a technical leader for over 10 years building Cybersecurity products and solutions. She currently drives the strategic vision, program and people development for Security Product Development within PayPal leading a global team of over 100 engineers all pushing the edge of data driven, self-learning, security products and services.

Her legacy of building has produced dozens of innovative products across multiple industries. She actively engages in mentoring and speaking events such as Grace Hopper to evangelize and inspire Cyber Security for everyone and has recently joined the Fortune Connect fellowship to lead in a stakeholder and purpose-driven world

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Moderator: Linda Stanojevic - Founder & MD TSC and CSO & CMO EPA Asia