The Digital Banking Club Live Debate: This house believes that the FinTechs are more friend than foe in the world of financial services

The Digital Banking Club’s Live Debate was held on Thursday, 23rd June at the Law Society in London.

In an exciting change, this Live Debate followed a more traditional format. This meant that each of our panellists was either for or against the motion proposed, with each side giving their arguments and the delegates voting for the side that they felt had put forward the most convincing argument.

The motion for the Live Debate was: ‘This house believes that the FinTechs are more friend than foe in the world of financial services’

Our Panel:

Joining our Chair, Douglas Blakey, Group Editor of Consumer Finance Titles, Timetric and Chair of The Digital Banking Club were:

For the motion:

  • George Depastas, Head of Product, Real-Time Analytics | Data Products & Platforms,Barclays
  • Sophie Guibaud, Vice President European Expansion, Fidor
  • Jon Hall, Managing Director, Masthaven Bank

Against the motion:

  • David Parker, CEO, Polymath Consulting
  • Roy Vella, Digital Expert and Consultant
  • Simon Cadbury, Director of Strategy and Innovation, Intelligent Environments

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The Digital Banking Club’s Live Debate was held on Thursday, 23rd June at the Law Society in London.

In an exciting change, this Live Debate followed a more traditional format. This meant that each of our panellists was either for or against the motion proposed, with each side giving their arguments and the delegates voting for the side that they felt had put forward the most convincing argument.

The motion for the Live Debate was: ‘This house believes that the FinTechs are more friend than foe in the world of financial services’

Our Panel:

Joining our Chair, Douglas Blakey, Group Editor of Consumer Finance Titles, Timetric and Chair of The Digital Banking Club were:

For the motion:

  • George Depastas, Head of Product, Real-Time Analytics | Data Products & Platforms,Barclays
  • Sophie Guibaud, Vice President European Expansion, Fidor
  • Jon Hall, Managing Director, Masthaven Bank

Against the motion:

  • David Parker, CEO, Polymath Consulting
  • Roy Vella, Digital Expert and Consultant
  • Simon Cadbury, Director of Strategy and Innovation, Intelligent Environments

 Our Sponsor: Mitek

mitek-logo_203x61Mitek (MITK) is a global leader in mobile capture and identity verification software solutions.
Mitek’s ID document verification allows an enterprise to verify a user’s identity during a mobile transaction, enabling financial institutions, payments companies, and other businesses operating in highly regulated markets to transact business safely while increasing revenue from the mobile channel. Mitek also reduces the friction in the mobile user experience with advanced data prefill. These innovative mobile solutions are embedded into the apps of more than 5,000 organizations and used by tens of millions of consumers daily for new account opening, insurance quoting, mobile check deposit and more. Learn more at www.miteksystems.com.