In its quest to continually champion innovations within the digital space, Nigeria’s Tier 1 Lender, First Bank of Nigeria Limited has finalised plans to host the fourth edition of its FinTech Summit scheduled for Thursday, August 6.
With the theme: “How blockchain and artificial intelligence will disrupt FinTech in Nigeria”, this year’s edition is aimed at sharing knowledge on how digital innovations can benefit financial service operations across the spectrum of the value chain.
Participants already confirmed for this year’s edition are the best and the most top-level experts at the forefront of digital innovations.
The Keynote Speaker is Chinedu Echeruo, Nigerian born, American-based Entrepreneur who founded HopStop in 2005 which he reportedly sold to Apple for $1billion in 2013. Before then, Echeruo worked as an analyst at investment banks and hedge funds managers for some couple of years. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BS from Syracuse University.
Other participants include Callistus Obata, Group Executive, Technology & Services, FirstBank; Chuma Ezirim, Group Executive, e-Business & Retail Products, FirstBank; Jimoh Itopa, Director, Payments System Management Department, CBN; Aminu Maida, Executive Director, Technology & Operations, Inter-Bank Settlement System Plc.
The summit will be moderated by Aruoture Oddiri, a broadcaster and Brand Consultant.