Mentors

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Abdullo Akhadov

Solutions Architect

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Abdullo is part of SAS risk business consulting in APAC, where he advises financial institutions on topics related to Corporate and Retail credit process, credit risk modelling, credit risk policy, IRB framework, ICAAP, risk appetite, risk domain architecture and overall risk management governance.

With over 10 years of experience in credit risk management, Abdullo held various positions and fulfilled different roles from retail business analyst, credit risk modeler, project manager and Credit risk SVP across several multinational banking groups. Prior to joining SAS, Abdullo was working for G-SIB bank in Europe where his responsibilities included driving group wide IRB and Capital management governance revision project, activities related to securitization and M&A. Prior to moving to Europe, Abdullo held several senior-level positions in large bank in Russia. Abdullo responsibilities included design, development, implementation and maintenance of risk management governance framework, credit policy and risk IT infrastructure. These included ensuring regulatory compliance, Basel II implementation, lending and collection processes, fraud prevention, credit risk modelling, portfolio management, loan loss provisions, regulatory and economic capital framework, stress testing, risk appetite framework, data governance, data quality management, management reporting.

Abdullo studied economic theory at Central Economics and Mathematics Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences and Kellogg School of Management - Hong Kong University of Science and Technology EMBA program.

Preference

  • Mentor
  • Speaker
  • Teach
  • Volunteer

Area of Expertise

  • Business & Strategy
  • Start-up & Entrepreneurship
  • Design Thinking
  • Big Data & AI
  • API
  • Crowdfunding & P2P Lending
  • Regulations & RegTech

LinkedIn Profile

https://www.linkedin.com/in/abdulloakhadov/

Abhishek Shukla

Financial Risk Manager

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Design, execute and launch game changing programs in SEA markets. Business savvy professional

Preference

  • Mentor
  • Speaker
  • Volunteer

Area of Expertise

  • Business & Strategy
  • Start-up & Entrepreneurship
  • Big Data & AI
  • Payments

ADITYA HARIPURKAR

FOUNDER AND CEO

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Aditya Haripurkar is the Founder & CEO of HitPay Technologies Pte Ltd. HitPay is a mobile payments startup based in Singapore that provides C2C, B2C and B2B payment solutions. HitPay Mobile Wallet was launched in Nov 2016 with a vision to facilitate adoption of cashless payments within local communities in Singapore with a focus on providing a delightful and simple customer experience. HitPay's B2B solutions are targeted towards financial institutions , ecommerce companies and marketplaces looking to build their own payment platforms that facilitates customer engagement and contextual payments.

Aditya has been based in Singapore for the past 9 years. He started his career at Bloomberg in London and subsequently worked at Barclays Capital and The Royal Bank of Scotland in Singapore.

Aditya has an extensive background in Economics and Finance and has completed the Masters in Finance program from INSEAD Business School and the CFA Program. His previous studies in London and Sydney has allowed him to have a global outlook. In a career spanning 10 years, Aditya has assumed roles in Investment banking, SME’s, Consulting Companies and Technology Startups. He shares a deep passion for entrepreneurship and product UI / UX and is currently working on his second venture.

Preference

  • Mentor
  • Teach
  • Volunteer

Area of Expertise

  • Start-up & Entrepreneurship
  • Design Thinking
  • Payments

LinkedIn Profile

https://www.linkedin.com/in/adityaharipurkar

Altona Widjaja

VP Fintech and Innovation Group

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Altona currently runs The Open Vault, the Fintech and Innovation arm of OCBC Group. He oversees the development of the Fintech acceleration program, Fintech solution development and Innovation culture building for OCBC Group. With more than 9 years of experience in Financial Services Technology, Consumer Banking and Strategy both locally and regionally. Altona is passionate in technology as an enabler and challenging status quo. He holds a Master in Technology (Knowledge Engineering) and Bachelor of Computer Engineering.

Preference

  • Mentor
  • Speaker

Area of Expertise

  • Business & Strategy
  • API
  • Blockchain & Smart Contracts
  • Identity Management & KYC

Alvin Wong Kee Choong

Senior Manager, Regional products SamsungPay

Alvin Wong is currently responsible for SamsungPay in the region in regards to Product and Business Development. With SamsungPay in Singapore, he launched loyalty, transit with EZ-Link on NFC sim and is currently working on SamsungPay online acceptance, open loop transit, rewards and new Value Added Services.

He was formerly with UnionPay international in Mobile & Ecommerce and with SingTel, he created and launched key mobile commerce initiatives such as SingTel mRemit, mCash (now known as Dash) and mWallet as product manager. He has more than 10 years of experience working in the area of NFC mobile payments with TSM pioneers Giesecke & Devrient and Cassis International.

Preference

  • Mentor
  • Speaker
  • Teach
  • Volunteer

Area of Expertise

  • Business & Strategy
  • Start-up & Entrepreneurship
  • Design Thinking
  • Big Data & AI
  • Payments
  • Mobility
  • API
  • IoT
  • Cybersecurity
  • Identity Management & KYC
  • Others

LinkedIn Profile

https://sg.linkedin.com/in/alvinwkc

Anand Raghuvanshi

Senior Product Manager

Anand is a seasoned fin-tech professional with vast experience spanning eCommerce, competitive intelligence, partnerships and card acquiring and processing. He has executed and managed multinational projects at PayPal, Jetstar, Citibank, Capgemini, GE Money and HSBC.

Career spanning 12+ years in eCommerce & Cards Payment Industry across Issuing, Processing, Acquiring and Card acceptance business functions and solutions, with proficiency in Product Management, Product Development, Strategy & Innovation, Business and Market Development and Project/Program Management.

Proven ability to lead cross-functional teams across multiple geographies, negotiate and influence multidisciplinary stakeholders and senior executives along with good team collaboration and communication expertise.

Industry experience in Airlines, Banks, Fintech

Preference

  • Mentor
  • Volunteer

Area of Expertise

  • Business & Strategy
  • Payments

LinkedIn Profile

https://www.linkedin.com/in/anandproductpayments/

Andrew Tan

Director

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Accomplished professional with more than 15 years of solid operations, technology, strategic planning, processing efficiency and organizational re-engineering experience with international exposure. A visionary leader equipped with practical applications of relevant regulations that spread across Anti-Money Laundering, KYC to market abuse. Well versed in all aspects of trade life cycle across various asset classes from front to back and experienced in launching product platform within the organizations including in country like China.

Preference

  • Mentor
  • Speaker
  • Teach

Area of Expertise

  • Business & Strategy
  • Payments
  • Identity Management & KYC
  • Regulations & RegTech
  • Others

LinkedIn Profile

https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrew-tan-892b399/

Anjan Kumar Ash

Lead Analyst

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At present, I am working with Tracxn Technologies looking after the startup landscape of Southeast Asia (SEA). Tracxn is a startup that tracks other startups coming up all over the world and put them in respective landscapes. I have been working with clients primarily VCs, Banks from SEA region, US and India. I have built the SEA team here from scratch, which is one of the most profitable units in the organization now. I have also been a close observer of the dynamics of Indian startup landscape. Before joining Tracxn, I worked with three multinational banks in credit domain with total lending experience of five years. Academically I am a graduate (B.Engg) in the field of Information Technology, an MBA (Finance) from IIM Shillong (one of the premier B-School in India) and a certified FRM holder.

Preference

  • Mentor
  • Teach
  • Volunteer

Area of Expertise

  • Business & Strategy
  • Start-up & Entrepreneurship
  • Payments
  • Crowdfunding & P2P Lending
  • Regulations & RegTech
  • Insurance & Insurtech

LinkedIn Profile

https://www.linkedin.com/in/anjanash/

Annabelle Lin

Relationship Director

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A seasoned and experienced Relationship Director in the field of sales, marketing and business development in the Financial Services Sector in the region with a proven track record of success in dramatically growing businesses and profitability within blue-chip organizations.

Her strong interpersonal skills and understanding of organizational dynamics and fostering relationships across stakeholders have led to development of client engagement programs that have consistently delivered tangible benefits and significant growth targets across the region.

Preference

  • Mentor
  • Volunteer

Area of Expertise

  • Business & Strategy
  • Start-up & Entrepreneurship
  • Others

LinkedIn Profile

linkedin.com/in/annabelle-lin-94613b5

Arvin Singh

n/a

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Focused in the area of payments and open to discussing emerging payment products and their ability to scale across the AP region.

Preference

  • Mentor
  • Speaker
  • Teach

Area of Expertise

  • Business & Strategy
  • Start-up & Entrepreneurship
  • Design Thinking
  • Payments

LinkedIn Profile

https://www.linkedin.com/in/arvinsingh/

BITHIN TALUKDAR

ADVISORY BOARD

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An Angel investor who has run and managed many leading B2B technology business lines in Asiapacific over the past twenty years.

Preference

  • Mentor
  • Volunteer

Area of Expertise

  • Business & Strategy
  • Start-up & Entrepreneurship
  • Mobility
  • Insurance & Insurtech

LinkedIn Profile

https://www.linkedin.com/in/bithintalukdar/

Branson Lee

Co-Founder

Branson has over 12 years of experience working with CxO in Fortune 500 Companies, Government & Statutory Boards and startups. As an undergraduate, Branson was one of the only 2 selected for internship with Sun Microsystems as a UNIX programmer. Graduating with a Computer Engineering Degree (Merit) from Nanyang Technological University, Branson has worked for LinkedIn, Gartner as well as Fintech Startups.

Preference

  • Mentor

Area of Expertise

  • Business & Strategy
  • Start-up & Entrepreneurship
  • Blockchain & Smart Contracts

LinkedIn Profile

https://www.linkedin.com/in/bransonlee/

Carol Hargreaves

CEO & Founder

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I have a PhD in Statistics, an MBA and a MIT Certificate in FinTech. I have more than 27 years of working experience in the data analytics field. I have worked across several industries such as the Telecommunications Industry, Pharmaceutical Industry, Retail Industry, Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) Industry, Healthcare Industry & the Education Industry.

Preference

  • Mentor
  • Speaker
  • Teach
  • Volunteer

Area of Expertise

  • Business & Strategy
  • Big Data & AI
  • Robo-advisor
  • Insurance & Insurtech

LinkedIn Profile

https://au.linkedin.com/in/carolhargreaves

Daniel Gill

Change Manager

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I'm a keen supporter and coach of people who strive to better themselves and improve their both hard and soft skills. I can add value through mentorships and speaking arrangements (either in actual delivery or coaching people in their own delivery).

I've got roughly 10 years of experience across financial services, consulting and manufacturing in verticals covering, regulation, process improvement and project management.

In addition to paid employment, the last 4 years have been spent leading a local sports team which has included, plenty of coaching, motivating and developing members into a competitive and passionate group who complete both in Singapore and across Asia.

Preference

  • Mentor
  • Speaker
  • Teach

Area of Expertise

  • Business & Strategy
  • Identity Management & KYC
  • Regulations & RegTech

LinkedIn Profile

https://www.linkedin.com/in/daniel-gill-30741515

Deepak Aggarwal

Managing Director

• For over 20 years, partnering with Enterprises in their Business Transformation Journey, through
- Business Consulting
- Banking Platforms
- Adoption of Digital Technologies
- Outsourcing & System Integration
- Technology Infrastructure Transformation

Preference

  • Mentor

Area of Expertise

  • Business & Strategy
  • Start-up & Entrepreneurship
  • Others

Devaroop Bhattacharya

Lead DX Consultant

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Im a passionate agile practitioner, helping all our clients with their end-to-end transformation journey - right from discovery and defining the right problem with data-driven approach to solving the problem with appropriate IT along with measuring the transformation journey throughout.

I've been a part of Equal Experts, a mature high level agile consulting company headquartered in the UK with delivery centres in India, Canada and Portugal. Established in 2007, we have over 650 consultants globally with an average working experience of well over 10 years.

Fintech has been our major customer base, throughout.

Preference

  • Mentor
  • Speaker
  • Teach
  • Volunteer

Area of Expertise

  • Business & Strategy
  • Start-up & Entrepreneurship
  • Design Thinking
  • Cloud Computing
  • Payments
  • Mobility
  • API
  • Insurance & Insurtech
  • Others

LinkedIn Profile

https://www.linkedin.com/in/devaroop/

Duranta De

Regional Product Leader

Duranta has been in the financial services (cards and retail banking) industry for quite long enough to explore verticals across the payments value chain. He started working with Capgemini as a consultant, assumed regional payment and innovation product role at First Data and now currently leads the regional commerce and value added solutions business at Verifone. With a computer engineering background complemented with MBA in Strategy, Duranta loves to juggle balance between technology and business and that helps him to engage with anyone from any discipline in the industry. Taking any new product and idea, shaping and packaging it with commercials and collateral, while ensuring end to end operational readiness is something that he thrives at.

Preference

  • Mentor
  • Speaker
  • Teach
  • Volunteer

Area of Expertise

  • Business & Strategy
  • Payments
  • Mobility
  • Others

LinkedIn Profile

https://www.linkedin.com/in/duranta/

Eddie Ler

VP, Business Implementation

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Eddie is a former World Bank consultant to emerging financial institutions and has previously established a private equity seed fund for a sovereign wealth fund. He is a mentor at accelerators, panel speaker and advisory director at venture-backed enterprise tech startups. He has lived and worked in over 10 countries across 4 continents.

Preference

  • Mentor
  • Speaker

Area of Expertise

  • Business & Strategy
  • Start-up & Entrepreneurship

LinkedIn Profile

https://www.linkedin.com/in/eddieler

Fernn Lim

Assistant Vice President

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Part of the founding team of The Open Vault at OCBC, Fernn is currently leading OCBC Bank's Fintech ecosystem and engagement plans. She is in charge of running The Open Vault's innovation activities and OCBC Bank's accelerator programme. Fernn has worked in different sectors in both London and Singapore and believes that the next generation of financial technology will redefine banking. She is a double Masters holder (MEd Mathematics and MA Innovation Management) and has a degree in Mathematics.

Preference

  • Mentor
  • Speaker
  • Teach

Area of Expertise

  • Business & Strategy
  • Start-up & Entrepreneurship
  • Design Thinking
  • Others

LinkedIn Profile

https://www.linkedin.com/in/fernnlim/

Gaurav Sharma

Manager - Supply Chain

https://www.linkedin.com/in/gaurav--sharma/

Preference

  • Mentor
  • Speaker
  • Teach
  • Volunteer

Area of Expertise

  • Business & Strategy
  • Start-up & Entrepreneurship
  • Blockchain & Smart Contracts
  • IoT

LinkedIn Profile

https://www.linkedin.com/in/gaurav--sharma/

Gaurav Zutshi

Chief Digital Officer

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20 year experience in Fintech esp payments, eWallets, digital lending & wealth management.

Preference

  • Mentor
  • Speaker
  • Volunteer

Area of Expertise

  • Business & Strategy
  • Start-up & Entrepreneurship
  • Payments

LinkedIn Profile

www.linkefin.com/in/Zutshi

Guruprasad Gaonkar

Digital Industry Leader - Cross Industries and FSI

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Strong international experience in:
• Regional executive leadership positions
• Deep strategy design and execution experience
• General management / managing operating model (multi-country, cross teams) & business units
• Proven capabilities in people development & talent management
• Networked across ASEAN CXO connections (multiple industries)

Specialties: Broad cultural exposure having worked in countries across Asia Pacific & Japan, Europe, Africa and Latin America
• Industry-focused leader with deep background in Financial Services but with broad exposure to many other industries
• Functional Experience: Business Development & Go-to-market Execution, Developing into Strategic Big Ticket Engagement, Design Thinking and Re-Imagining Business Models

Preference

  • Mentor
  • Speaker
  • Teach
  • Volunteer

Area of Expertise

  • Business & Strategy
  • Design Thinking
  • Big Data & AI
  • Cloud Computing
  • Payments
  • API
  • Blockchain & Smart Contracts
  • Crowdfunding & P2P Lending
  • Robo-advisor
  • Others

LinkedIn Profile

https://sg.linkedin.com/in/ggaonkar

Heng Hau Lee

Senior Manager, Controlling Asia Pacific

Heng Hau is a qualified Chartered Accountant of Singapore with progressive MNC experience in renowned leading global organization managing financial and management reporting function.

Career Summary:

• Held various senior positions spanning diverse industries and countries in both listed and private enterprises (logistics, investment management, commodities and financial services/technology) with well-rounded experience in FP&A, controllership (US GAAP and IFRS) and compliance.
• Notable achievements include setting up finance function for a global mining company, managing a SAP transformation project and building a successful strategy management system to drive business transformation.
• Oversee complex financial reporting and compliance matter for an investment management company with net assets worth S$223 billion.

Specialties:
Big data analytics and visualization
Financial modelling, management reporting and consolidation
Global SAP transformation project
Audit and internal controls assessment

Preference

  • Mentor
  • Speaker
  • Volunteer

Area of Expertise

  • Business & Strategy
  • Big Data & AI

LinkedIn Profile

https://www.linkedin.com/in/henghau

Igor Pesin

Investment Director

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Igor Pesin is a Founding Partner and Investment Director at Life.SREDA VC and InspirAsia, a global fintech-focused VC fund and accelerator respectively, both headquartered in Singapore. Being responsible for the investments throughout their entire life cycle, Igor has executed more than 20 fintech investment deals across the world – in the US, Europe, CIS and Asia. Among 22 investments, Life.SREDA executed 7 exits through M&As and secondary deals.
Igor is a Board/Advisory Board Member at SumUp (Germany), Allset (US), Fastacash (Singapore), SoftPay (Vietnam), Scorista (Russia), Lenddo (US), Ayannah (Philippines), Mobikon (India), Yolopay (Singapore)
From June 2016 Igor serves as interim CEO for Life.SREDA's strategic project in Asia BAASIS (www.baas.is), first Pan-Asian open-API bank-as-a-service platform aimed to address main challenges of fintech in Asia and create

Preference

  • Mentor
  • Speaker

Area of Expertise

  • Business & Strategy
  • Start-up & Entrepreneurship
  • Big Data & AI
  • Payments
  • Mobility
  • API
  • Crowdfunding & P2P Lending
  • Insurance & Insurtech

LinkedIn Profile

https://www.linkedin.com/in/igorpesin

Indranil Basu Roy

General Manager, APAC

- Have been in Banking solutions and Fintech space for more than 15 years in APAC, Africa and Middle East with strong network and understanding of the market place.
- Have been been instrumental in starting up businesses and turn arounds for multiple organisations in different regions.
- An Angel investor in early stage startups and have seed funded an Edutech venture.

Preference

  • Mentor
  • Speaker
  • Teach
  • Volunteer

Area of Expertise

  • Business & Strategy
  • Start-up & Entrepreneurship
  • API

LinkedIn Profile

https://www.linkedin.com/in/indranilbasuroy