Fintech takes Center Stage at MWC19

From on-the-go payment systems and biometric authentication technology to next-generation app platforms for the banking community, a wealth of Fintech products and services were presented at MWC19. Here are just a few of the leading companies exhibiting innovative hardware, software, and infrastructure solutions at the exhibition.

“MNO's are moving beyond data services into becoming digital payment providers and also facilitating financial inclusion for businesses. ”

Kiki Del Valle - Head of IoT, Mastercard

MWC19 Agenda

Gain a world-class education in Financial Technology as global leaders cover its disruptive potential amidst rising concerns of cyber security and digital trust. From keynotes to focused sessions, seminars and programmes, here's a sample of the MWC19 fintech agenda.

The Convergence of Physical & Digital Commerce

Topic Tours

Time: Monday 14:15 – 17:15, Tuesday 11:30 & 15:30, Wednesday 10:30 & 14:30, Thursday 11:15
Location: South Entrance

Industry Expert

Doug Chavez, EVP Head of Digital Commerce & Media, North America Geometry

Disrupting the Financial Services industry


Time: 16:00 – 16:45
Location: Hall 4 – Auditorium 5


Gorka Briones, Partner, Deloitte Consulting


Robert Dzialak, COO, Alfa Bank
Raj Basra, Head of Innovations, Europe, HSBC
Cosimo Donati, CEO, Leva
Victoria Hernandez, Head of Investment Committee, Rising Tide
Samba Natarajan, CEO, Group Digital Life, Singtel

How Emerging Markets are Leading in Fintech


Time: 16:00 – 16:45
Location: Fira Montjuïc Hall 8 – Agora Stage


Jeffrey Bower, Principal & Owner, Bower & Partners Consulting Services


Bassim Haidar, CEO, Channel VAS
Jake Kendall, Founder & Director, DFS Lab
Ben Lyon, CEO, Hover
Marta Paiar, Board Member of Contracts & Chairwoman, Kuwekeza
Christina Wehbe, Partner, UrbanEmerge

Keynote 6: Intelligently Connected Experiences


Time: 11:00 – 12:00
Location: Hall 4 – Auditorium 1

Keynote Speakers

James Forese, President, Citi
Rich Williams, CEO, Groupon
John Hanke, Founder & CEO, Niantic Inc.


Sasha Twining, Broadcaster & TV Presenter, MWL TV

Barcelona FinTech City


Time: 16:00 – 18:00
Location: Fira Montjuïc Hall 8 – Summit Stage


Albert C. Mikkelsen, Innovation Strategy, Corporate Venturing & Lean Startup


Montserrat Guardia Güell, General Manager, Alastria
Lluís Juncà, General Director of Economic Promotion, Competition and Regulation, Government of Catalonia
Vanessa Servera, General Director of Finances and Operations, ICF
Francisco Sierra, Head of European Markets, N26
Erik Brieva, CEO, Strands

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