- The series will include discussions on The Future of Payments in the fields of FinTech, AI, Crypto and Blockchain
Dubai – The Museum of the Future (MOTF), a hub for intellectual discussions, a playground for innovators, and a catalyst for change is set to host the next upcoming talk as part of the Future Expert monthly series. The next session will take place on Thursday evening, 22 June 2023 and will cover topics from experts within the fields of FinTech, Blockchain and technology, under the theme of ‘Redefining Transactions: Exploring the Future of Payments”.
The thought provoking platform will take place at the MOTF Auditorium and features a line-up of pioneers in the regional financial technology industry. The event will provide valuable insights into the evolving landscape of transactions and payments, offering attendees the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of the transformative potential of FinTech and its impact on various industries.
Future Experts | Redefining Transactions: Exploring the Future of Payments event speakers and topics include:
Topic: Thought provoking discussion on the Future of Payments
Gaurav Dhar, CEO at Marshal & MENA FinTech Association Board Member – with over 19 years of experience, Dhar has established himself as a seasoned leader in the FinTech industry, contributing to the development of innovative FinTech ecosystems and solutions. He is also a board member of the MENA FinTech Association.
Ronit Ghose, Global Head, Future of Finance at Citi & MENA FinTech Association Industry Chair – Future of Finance will present on frontier topics such as Digital Assets, the Metaverse, Web3, and the applications of AI to Finance. With his extensive experience as the Global Head of Banks and Fintech Research for Citi, Ghose brings valuable insights into the future of finance. He also serves as the MENA FinTech Association Industry Chair for the Future of Finance.
Topic: A deepdive into Crypto currency and Blockchain and how they are transforming the future of payments
Dylan Kaloo, VISA Regional Head of Crypto/Blockchain will lead a session on the future of payments. With his expertise in crypto and blockchain, Kaloo is responsible for engaging with and building partnerships with crypto-native Fintech companies across the region. He brings a wealth of experience from his previous roles in Fintech partnerships and as a Country Manager for Bahrain.
Topic: Rounding up key conversations around AI, Blockchain, Robo-advisory platforms and investments and how they will drive the future of finance
Ahmad Al Wazzan, EVP & Managing Director of Tap Payments UAE will share his insights and expertise in driving the growth and success of a company. With a diverse background in audit and assurance services and a career in risk, compliance, and corporate banking, Al Wazzan brings valuable perspectives to the table.
Nadine Mezhar, Co-Founder of SARWA, a one-stop platform for investment and personal finance, will join the event brining her experience in growth strategies and consultancy, along with her track record of big projects for government entities and multinational corporations in the UAE and the region.
Deepak Mishra, Co-Founder of Sterve, a company empowering MSMEs in emerging markets to go digital, will present on AI-powered integrated commerce and business finance. With their innovative app, businesses can streamline their operations, analyse customer behaviour, and boost sales through personalized marketing recommendations.
About Museum of the Future:
The Museum of the Future is the first museum of its kind. Built to transform the very perception of the future as we know it, the unique structure has become home to several immersive future environments that aim to position visitors in an empowering version of the future. Through distinctive themes, it elicits a world we thought we could only experience 50 years from now. Visitors become active participants in an expansive experience that taps into all five senses. By meaningfully merging aspects of science, technology and spirituality, MOTF inspires humanity to re-imagine the future and all its possibilities.
One of the most complex and ambitious projects ever executed, with an instantly iconic inimitable exterior. Rising 77-metres above the ground and comprising 1,024 unique stainless steel composite panels, the façade is adorned in Arabic calligraphy, displaying three quotes written by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Ruler of Dubai.