Press Release, 28 May 2018

Over 300 fintech experts to converge at the 2018 Backbase Summit

The Backbase Digital Banking Summit kicks off June 6th in Amsterdam

  • May 28, 2018

On June 6th, The Backbase Summit kicks off in Amsterdam. Over 300 customers and industry thought leaders will meet to network and share at this international digital roadshow. Attendees will discover the latest digital technologies, find out how they apply to their business, and learn from the real-life digital transformation experiences of top industry leaders.

Various high-profile industry leaders will be presenting, including Yousif Almas, Head of Group IT Programme and Project Management at Bank ABC, a bank whose network spans five continents. Youssif will share lessons and learnings from bringing Bank ABC’s digital project live in multiple countries – in under 14 months.

Seán Jevens, Head of Digital Channel Development at Allied Irish Banks (AIB), one of Ireland’s leading banks, will discuss the business of digital banking. He will provide concrete examples and guidance based on AIB’s real-life experience of digital transformation.

The story behind the growth of UK retail bank, Metro Bank, will be shared by their CIO, Martyn Atkinson, who will outline the various milestones behind building a challenger bank. Olivier Nosetti, Head of IT, and Loic Marziou, Head of Digital Transformation Program at Banque du Luxembourg will deliver insights and opinion on what makes a digital transformation work. They will outline the realities and complexities of bringing Wealth Management into the digital era.

“The Backbase Summit World Tour fits with our vision of providing FI’s with the right tools to drive their digital transformation programs. We delve into the realities of digital strategy and useful guidance is provided by Backbase in-house experts. The Summit has been specifically designed so banking professionals can learn fast and take away clear action points for immediate use in their organization.” Jouk Pleiter, CEO Backbase

Day one sets the scene with a series of keynotes, success stories, and real-life examples, delivered by renowned industry experts. Day two is very practical in its focus. A series of product roadmap sessions will be provided, alongside digital strategy advice from Backbase in-house experts. Workshops are also available on request.

Media Contact

If you have any questions on Backbase or want to schedule an interview, please contact:

Backbase Marketing
Jacob Bontiusplaats 9
1018 LL, Amsterdam
The Netherlands
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+31 20 465 88 88


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