RFi Group’s Media Director Chloé James hosting 6 executive interviews on Money20/20 Asia’s ‘Stardust Stage’

Money 20/20’s Stardust stage will provide an intimate opportunity to meet the who’s who in fintech, up close and personal. Join RFi Group’s Media Director Chloé James to unveil the individuals behind their job titles, as they share stories of successes and failures when shaping the fintech industry.

Fireside chats with Chloé James include;

Go big or go home

Tuesday 13th March: 4:30-4:55pm
With; Gina Heng, Co-Founder & CEO & Joe Seunghyun, Chairman, Marvelstone Group

Behind the scenes

Tuesday 13th March: 5:15-5.35pm
With; Brett King, Executive Chairman & Founder, Moven

From start-up to global leader: The personal story behind Worldpay

Wednesday 14th March: 11:00-11: 20 am
With; Ron Kalifa, Vice Chairman, WorldPay

Masterminding machine learning

Wednesday 14th March: 11:20-11: 40 am
With; Kathy Xiaosi Gong, Co-founder & CEO, WafaGames

Unlocking the FinTech secrets of Japan

Thursday 15th March: 11:25-11: 45 am
With; Yoshihiro Hirata, Managing Director, Nikkei Inc

Building a billion-dollar business

Thursday 15th March: 12:00-12:20pm
With; Kristo Käärmann, Co-founder & CEO, Transferwise


Money20/20, the world’s leading FinTech and Payments event, is just 6 weeks from the launch of its APAC edition, taking place in Singapore at the Marina Bay Sands Expo & Convention Centre. The event will recognise the defining influence of the pan-Asian Payments, FinTech and Financial Services ecosystem with an agenda carefully curated to bring to the forefront the unique opportunities the region offers as the world’s fastest-growing FinTech marketplace.

The host city of Singapore has been chosen based on its international reputation as a gateway to Asia with its connectivity with regional economic powerhouses as well as the emergent FinTech markets in Southeast Asia. With a thriving FinTech ecosystem and the business infrastructure needed to deliver a world-class event, Singapore is the ideal location for Money20/20 Asia.

The agenda will explore key industry topics, from alternative lending and open banking to augmented intelligence technology and the tokenized economy in over 80 hours of content over three full days. From the USA to Singapore, to China and Europe, Money20/20 Asia features a carefully curated line-up of over 350 of the ecosystem’s leading innovators. Keynote speakers include:

1. Anthony Tan, Co-Founder & CEO, Grab
2. Chatri Sityodtong, Founder, Chairman & CEO, ONE Championship
3. Cheng Li, CTO, Ant Financial Services Group
4. Darryl West, Group CIO, HSBC
5. Derek White, Global Head of Customer and Client Solutions, BBVA
6. Ghela Boskovich, Founder, FemTechGlobal
7. Grace Yin, Director, WeChat Pay, Tencent
8. Gregory Gibb, Co-Chairman & CEO, Lufax
9. Hiroshi Takasawa, Managing Executive Officer, CEO Rakuten Asia & President Rakuten Investment Company, Rakuten
10. James Lloyd, Asia-Pacific FinTech Leader, EY
11. Jason Thompson, Managing Director, GrabPay
12. Jonathan Larsen, Chairman, CEO, Ping An Global Voyager Fund; CIO, Ping An Group
13. Leda Glyptis, CIO, Qatar National Bank
14. Louise Pentland, EVP, Chief Business Affairs and Legal Officer, PayPal
15. Madhivanan Balakrishnan, Chief Technology & Digital Officer, ICICI Bank
16. Nadiem Makarim, Founder & CEO, GO-JEK
17. Ning Tang, Chairman & CEO, CreditEase
18. Pieter van der Does, Co-founder / President & CEO, Adyen
19. Piyush Gupta, CEO & Director, DBS Group
20. Ralph Echemendia, ‘Ethical Hacker’ & Technical Advisor to Hollywood Director Oliver Stone
21. Ravi Menon, Managing Director, Monetary Authority of Singapore
22. Tony Fernandes, CEO, Air Asia
23. Will Gaybrick, CFO, Stripe

Commenting on the launch in Singapore, Tracey Davies, President, Money20/20 said: “We are thrilled to expand Money20/20 to the world’s fastest-growing FinTech marketplace and provide the space for the region’s leading senior industry players to connect, debate and set out the future of money and explore the fast expansion of the Asia Pacific payments and financial services landscape.”

The launch of Money20/20 in Asia is supported by prestigious global partners such as Adyen, Ant Financial, Dinpay, Discover, First Data, Google, JCB, Mastercard, CIMB Bank, Monaco, PayU, TSYS, UL, Banking Circle, FacePhi, JB Financial, Lianlian Pay and NTT Data and hundreds of other sponsors. The full list can be found here: https://asia.money2020.com/sponsors/2018.

About Money20/20:

Founded in 2011 and acquired by Ascential plc in 2014, Money20/20 creates destination events where the most innovative people in payments, FinTech and the broader financial services industry connect. Famed for their high-impact networking, the Las Vegas (October) and Copenhagen (June) editions are widely considered unmissable by the industry they serve. Money20/20 will debut launch its APAC edition in Singapore in March 2018 and is expanding to Hangzhou, China in November 2018. Money20/20 is the space where the industry’s smartest visionaries and innovators come together to create the future of money. Money20/20 is an Ascential event. www.money2020.com .

About Ascential plc:

Ascential is a global business-to-business information company that informs and connects the business world in 150 countries through market-leading Exhibitions & Festivals and Information Services.

Ascential powers the prestigious Cannes Lions festival for the branded communications industry, the world's premier payments and financial services congress Money20/20, Spring Fair/Autumn Fair, the global fashion trend forecasting service WGSN, environmental risk data business Groundsure, e-commerce analytics provider One Click Retail and MediaLink, the strategic advisory and business services firm.

Ascential’s premium products enable focus, growth and value. The company provides customers with world-class content and connections empowering their businesses to be the best informed and best connected. www.ascential.com


For further information about RFi Group’s involvement at Money20/20 Asia, please contact;
Chloé James​
Group Media Director​
RFi Group
Direct: +61 (2) 9146 5984
Mobile: +61 (0) 451 790 929
Email: cjames@rfigroup.com


About RFi Group

RFi Group is a global business intelligence and digital media provider focusing exclusively on financial services. They specialise in data and information gathering, customer-based insight generation and business decision support for the world’s leading financial service providers.​

RFi Group has averaged a 50% year-on-year growth rate over the past ten years as it has expanded both its product line and geographic reach into 44 key markets across North and Latin America, EMEA and Asia- Pacific. RFi Group consistently provides clients with tailored advice and independent intelligence relevant to their specific markets and business needs. For more information, please visit please visit www.rfigroup.com

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