Adrián Sánchez

LexisNexis Risk Solutions

Alonso Daniel Santiago Tinajero

Co founder and CEO
Bambú Mobile

Amanda Pullinger

100 Women In Finance

Ana Laura Fernández

Vice principal of Investments
Fondo de Fondos

Andrea Kates

Managing Director
Futureproofing : Next

Dr Anino Emuwa

Avandis Consulting

Annika Thunborg

Swedish Ambassador to Mexico

Chris Grant-Foster

Group CEO & Managing Director

Chris Skinner

Fintech Innovator
Global Ambassador

Hesus Inoma

Head of DigitFinTech
Al & Grant Thornton Ireland

Darren Franks

TalentintheCloud International

David Beardmore

Ecosystem Develop Director
Open Banking

Edgardo Torres

LATAM General Director

Eyal Sivan

Head of Open Banking

Gabriela Andrade

Financial Markets Lead Specialist

Hugo Nájera

Head of Business Development Mexico
BBVA Group

Baltazar Rodriguez

Client Technical Leader

Juan Carlos Carrillo

Director Cibersecurity privacy

Omar Alcalá

Sr. Systems Engineer

Luis Silva de la Torre

Managing Director
Asociación Fintech México

King Leung

Head of Fintech
Invest HK

Emmanuel Bernal

Cybersecurity Architect at Microsoft

Francisco Robayo

Francisco Robayo

Director of Engineering Lati America

Lior Yafe

Head of the Economic and Trade
Mission of Israel to Mexico

Eduardo Coello

Regional President
Visa Inc., Latin America and Caribbean

Grant Asplund

Grant Asplund

Chief Cyber Security Evangelist
Check Point

Daniel Eidan

Global Solution Architect, Payments and CBDC

Brianna Montgomery

Business Development Lead

Cristian Sulzer

Managing Director
Equifax México

Hugo Stevens

Managing Partner
Aspire Capital

Edwin Zácipa

Former MD
Colombia Fintech

Oded Eliashiv

Co Founding Managing Partner
Built Up Ventures

Panagiotis Kriaris

Head Of Business Development
Paysafe Pay Later

Paulina Prieto

VP Secured Lending

Pedro Pinto Coelho

Chairman and CEO
Banco BNI Europa

Ritesh Jain

Fintech Leader | Former COO

Rune Mai

Nordic API Gateway

Saleh Alhammad

Advisor To The Board
Elite Crowdfunding Limited​

Sergio Segura Cantón

Financial Services Director - EMEA
Sales Force​

Shantanu Surpure

Cross Border Lawyer US/UK
Inventus Law

Thiago Paiva

Product Manager
Oyster Financial

Yael Tamar

CMO & Co Founder

Wesley Smith

Wesley Smith

Global Lead Information Ecosystems

Joaquin Gonzalez

Helping startups grow | Growth | Fintech

Sergio Loredo

Alquimia Digital

Eduardo Flores Herrera

Partner of the Mexico City Office
Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez, S.C.

Narciso Campos

Partner in Financial Services
Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez, S.C.

Jorge Montaño

Socio en Fusiones y Adquisiciones
Partner in Mergers and Acquisitions

William Russell

Lord Mayor
City of London



Jorge Carpinteyro

Director of Consulting Mexico

Aldo Jiménez

Artificial Intelligence & Analytics Solution Engineer

Francisco Trejo

Principal Solution Engineer

Adriana Peon

Directora Comercial
Facebook México

Roney Almeida

Executive Vice President
VTEX Latin America

Octavio González

Global Solutions Director
Sophos Solutions

Miguel Angel Bautista Mateo

Lead of Data Aggregation



Amanda Jacobson

Chief of Staff
Oyster Financial

Bernice gaytan

Marketing Director
Grupo Mexicano de Consultoría GMC360

Daniela Calleja

Head New Broadcasters and Entrepreneurs

Miguel Diaz Diaz

General Director of Payment Systems
Banco de México

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Adrián Sánchez

Director, América Latina y el Caribe Crímenes Financieros y Cumplimiento
LexisNexis Risk Solutions

Adrián is in charge of defining the strategies to introduce to the Latin American market the latest technology in the solutions that LexisNexis Risk Solutions offers for compliance, combating money laundering and terrorist financing, which allow any type of corporation and industry to not only effectively comply with the local regulatory framework, but also improve, make more efficient and transparent its internal processes and flows to prevent operational and reputational risks.

He has a Bachelor of Business Administration with more than 14 years of experience and a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist by ACAMS. Before joining the LexisNexis Risk Solutions team, he worked in different financial institutions and multinational companies, in different areas such as: fraud prevention, money laundering prevention and regulatory compliance; Development of strategies for the prevention, detection and combat of financial crimes.

Alonso Santiago

Lic. en Actuaría por la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) Co-fundador y Director General Bambú Mobile

Passionate about technology with extensive professional experience in the field of innovation and technological development. Founder and Current General Director of Bambú Mobile, a high-impact technology agency, focused on the design and development of Industry 4.0 and technology-based business models, which provides advice and development to multinational and national companies and startups on the impact of cutting-edge technologies in its processes, serving clients such as: Alsuper, GNP, Transportes Castores, La Europea, Office Depot, Danone, Grupo IPS, Woolworth, among others.

 Chairman of the seed capital investment fund of Bambú Mobile, advisor to CEOs and management committees of national and multinational companies.

 Co-founder of Solar Heat – Mexican company dedicated to real-time monitoring of Solar Heaters for Mexico and Latin America

Co-founder of Mom’s Target Media – Web platform with the largest digital community of moms in Mexico.

Co-founder of SinConta – startup that helps other businesses / individuals to keep control of their own finances.

Partner and director of Banein Group, a leading franchise in Mexico for hand and foot care.

Amanda Pullinger

Chief Executive Officer
100 Women In Finance

Ms. Pullinger is the Chief Executive Officer of 100 Women in Finance. She leads a staff team and provides direction to 500 volunteer practitioners globally. The organization, which now has close to 20,000 registered members in 26 locations, is focused on empowering women in the finance industry and inspiring the next generation of pre-career young women.

Ms. Pullinger is a former principal of Aquamarine Capital Management, where she was responsible, over a period of seven years, for managing marketing, investor relations and back office administration for two private investment funds.

Ms. Pullinger is Chair of the Board and Non Executive Director of FlyPlymouth‎, based in Plymouth UK. She is also currently on the Boards of the HALO Trust (USA), the American Friends of The National Portrait Gallery (London) Foundation and serves as a Director on the Oxford University Alumni Board. She is President of the Brasenose Society and Vice Chair of the Women’s Network Forum.

Previously, she served as Chairman of the Board of The HALO Trust ( and served on the Board of Langone NYU Cancer Institute. She was on the founding Board of 100 Women in Finance, serving as its President for two years. She is a member of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

Ms. Pullinger graduated from Brasenose College, Oxford University in 1987 with an Honours Degree in Modern History. She earned an MBA from La Salle University, Philadelphia, in 1998, and received the Academic Award for MBA student of the year as well as the Beta Gamma Sigma designation.

Ana Laura Fernández

Vice principal of Investments

Financial inclusion & financial health specialist with over 20 years experience in project, strategy and public policy design, research and applied financial product and service innovation and delivery channels for low-income populations with a focus on Latin America.

Advisor to private and public sector stakeholders and fintech startups involved in financial inclusion efforts to address supply and demand challenges.

Andrea Kates

Managing Director

Andrea Kates ([email protected]), co-founder of Futureproofing:Next a consultancy that works with corporate teams on “business innovation you can take to the bank.” Website:

Andrea is a global corporate transformation specialist, tech startup CEO and advisor. She has worked on more than 200 corporate initiatives designed to equip leaders to commercialize emerging trends and technologies. She’s currently involved in a range of projects focused on innovation strategy, the “Future of” Series (Mobility, AI, Retail, Work) and Business Model Redesign. Based in San Francisco and working with teams around the world, Andrea focuses on bringing new ideas to market, co-creating with customers to uncover new product directions, and facilitating sessions that align leadership on a future direction.

Dr Anino Emuwa


Founder, international public speaker and advocate for gender balanced business leadership. Dr Anino Emuwa, Managing Director of strategy and financial advisory firm Avandis Consulting in France has impacted thousands of leaders and women entrepreneurs worldwide through her leadership events and entrepreneurship programmes, and contributed to UN SDG5 Target 5.5 on ensuring equal participation of women in leadership. She also promotes Franco-Nigeria business relationships.

Anino is a highly sought after international public speaker on entrepreneurship, Fintech innovation, new technologies and diversity, and inclusion. She has spoken at conferences and prestigious institutions including Forbes, University of Cambridge, London School of Economics, France’s National Assembly, Facebook, ING Belgium, WebSummit’s MoneyX, Banking Space, and TechPark Davos.

A leadership coach, Anino works with high achieving women CEOs and founders. She is a strategy coach for Cartier Women’s Initiative, a Cherie Blair Foundation Mentor Alumni and a mentor for the University of Cambridge Judge Business School’s EntrepriseWOMEN programme. She is also a member of the 2020 judges commitee for the Jack Ma Foundation’s Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative – Africa Business Heroes Award

Annika Thunborg

Sweden's ambassador

Annika Thunborg has a PhD in Political Science, before being appointed as Sweden’s Ambassador to Mexico, she was a collaborator of the United Nations (UN) in New York, Geneva and Vienna. Currently her main mission is to promote Swedish companies, free trade and other economic issues, although she likes to get involved in issues such as gender equality and human rights.

Chris Grant-Foster

Group CEO & Managing Director

Chief Executive Officer and Director with experience on public and private boards who has a proven track record of delivery and underlying shareholder value.

Migrated current business from good ideas to a sustainable P&L expanding the business into North and Latin America.

Chris Skinner


Chris Skinner is known as one of the most influential people in technology, and known as an independent commentator on the financial markets and fintech through his blog, the His latest book (sixteenth!) is called Doing Digital, and shares the lessons of doing digital transformation learned through interviews with BBVA, China Merchants Bank, DBS, ING and JPMorgan Chase. ValueWeb describes the impact of Fintech and how mobile and blockchain technologies are changing the face of finance in building an internet of value. As a result of the emerging internet of value, banks have to become digitalised, and Digital Bank provides a comprehensive review and analysis of the battle for digital banking and strategies for companies to compete. Digital Human, released in March 2018, builds on these two themes but looks at the wider picture of digitalisation, and how this is a revolution as it allows everyone from the plains of Africa to the mountains of Tibet to be included.

He has recently been voted Game Changer of the Year and Financial Markets Advisor of the Year by Finance Monthly, CEO of the Year by CV Magazine, FinTech Speaker of the Year by TMT Global and has been an advisor to the White House, the World Bank and the World Economic Forum.

Hesus Inoma

Head of Digital & FinTech
Grant Thornton Ireland

I am an experienced Financial Services Professional and Specialist in IoT and Connected Finance with +12 years ’experience within the Domestic and Cross-Border Financial Services market. They come from strong leader, strategist, business developer and program manager. I advise on innovation, operations and strategy to suit different needs and business requirements across FinTech and Financial Services firms. My expertise lies in business and product transformation and modernization from design and implementation stage through to restructuring, launch and distribution phases of new products and business models.

Innovative, ambitious, self-starter demonstrated through the establishment and progression (on a worldwide basis) of WeSavvy Limited, a self-Founded worldwide FinTech startup. As an active community member within the Irish and European FinTech ecosystem, I am passionate about the digitalization of financial services and the collaboration between the financial services and technology sectors with an excellent understanding of financial products and smart technologies underpinning emerging FinTech solutions.

Since joining Grant Thornton, I have led the establishment of the Open Finance Hub whose goal is to find and refine innovative solutions that Financial Services Providers (FSPs) can select, test and trial, in an easy and secure way the services they need, allowing them to act faster and with confidence in delivering new business models.

I hold a BA Honors Degree in International Insurance & European Studies from University of Limerick, a Post-Grad. in Financial Services with the University College Dublin and I am a Chartered Insurer, Chartered Banker and Qualified Financial Adviser.

Darren Franks

Founder & CEO

Entrepreneur, NED, Advisor, Investor and Gender Equality Champion with a specific focus in the FinTech Sector.

My main role is that of CEO of TalentintheCloud International, an Executive Search firm focused on the FinTech sector. In my ‘spare’ time, i serve on the board of a number of startups, NGO’s and gender diversity groups.

Over the past few years, I’ve spoken at numerous FinTech conferences including Finovate, Seamless Africa and the European Women in Payments Network / Money 20/20.

Prior to launching TalentintheCloud, I was the Group CEO of an international technology and telecoms recruitment business with offices in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

I support numerous professional groups focusing on diversity and financial inclusion across the continent including being a strategic partner to the African Women in FinTech and Payments Network. 

David Beardmore

Ecosystem Development Director
Open Banking

David Beardmore is the Ecosystem Development Director to Open Banking

David was the commercial, business development and marketing activities for the Open Data Institute.

David speaks on behalf of the Open Data Institute on a number of subjects including the value of sharing data in the private sector, and particularly on Open Banking where he is recognised as an international authority.

Originally a classically trained musician, David has a Master’s from Cambridge University and an MBA in Marketing. Ever the optimist, he continues to hold a season ticket at Nottingham Forest Football Club.

David Padilla Chávez


David Padilla CEO at, an IT services consulting firm that has helped many businesses improve their software development teams for the past five years. He recently co-founded, a Lending Management Service that aims to simplify the path for Lending Fintechs to stop worrying about technology and focus on what makes them unique.

Dominic Pym


Joint founder of the technology companies Up, Ferocia and Clear with his business partner Grant Thomas.

  • Co-founder Pin Payments – Australia’s first all-in-one payments API
  • Investor Spreedly: payment software for markets / platforms
  • Co-founder Zudio – Investment and development of various businesses
  • 6-year international career with the business software company SAP
  • More than 20 years of experience in the software

Edgardo Torres

LATAM General Director