Interswitch Set To Host Industry Stakeholders for its Inaugural Conference

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Interswitch Limited, Africa’s leading digital payment company will on September 14 & 15, 2017 host Industry Stakeholders in the financial services, technology, payments and digital commerce, healthcare, communication and retail/consumer goods sector for its Inaugural Conference – “Interswitch Connect”.

Interswitch Connect is our inaugural thought leadership, solution experience & brand engagement platform which is slated to hold at the Landmark Centre in Lagos. The over-arching theme for this inaugural conference is “The Digital Transformation Imperative: Innovative Evolution or Disruptive Innovation?” and our goal is to bring together the brightest and most experienced minds in increasingly converging sectors such as financial services, technology, payments and digital commerce, healthcare, communication + lifestyle and retail/consumer goods to share experiences and strategies that will ignite sustainable growth and development of digitally-driven enterprise ecosystems ultimately geared towards facilitating seamless trade and commerce across the African content. The focus will be on the approach to sustainable innovation, and speakers and participants will discuss and debate perspectives and opportunities in the emerging digital marketplace.

The conference is being headlined by Brett King, a globally acclaimed futurist, innovator, best-selling author and radio host who is also CEO of Moven, a technology start-up now valued at over USD200M. King advised the Obama administration on the Future of Banking, and has spoken on the future in 50 countries in the last 3 years. He focuses on how technology is disrupting business, changing behaviour and influencing society. He has fronted TED conferences, given opening keynotes for Wired, Singularity University’s Exponential Finance, The Economist, SIBOS and many more. He appears as a commentator on CNBC and has appeared regularly on the likes of BBC, ABC, FOX, Bloomberg and more. He is the CEO and Founder of Moven, a $200m mobile bank start-up, with the world’s first smart (downloadable) bank account. Moven’s app is used around the globe with over a million users. His radio show, Breaking Banks, began in May 2013. It was the first global show and podcast on FinTech, and has grown to be the most popular with an audience in 140 countries/ 3.6 million listeners.

Other Speakers lined up for the event include John Chaplin, Chairman, Ixaris Payments; Jay Alabraba, co-founder, Pagatech (Paga); Nneka Mobisson, co-founder/CEO, mDoc Austin Okere, Founder of CWG Plc, Uzoma Dozie, CEO Diamond Bank Plc, Olu Akanmu, Executive Director, Retail Banking at FCMB Plc, Olubayo Adekanmbi, Chief Transformation Officer, MTN Nigeria, amongst others.

To Register and see more details about the event visit www.interswitchconnect.com

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Godwin Okafor is a Financial Journalist, Internet Social Entrepreneur and Founder of Naija247news Media Limited. He has over 16 years experience in financial journalism. His experience cuts across traditional and digital media. He started his journalism career at Business Day, Nigeria and founded Naija247news Media in 2010. Godwin holds a Bachelors degree in Industrial Relations and Personnel Management from the Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos. He is an alumni of Lagos Business School and a Fellow of the University of Pennsylvania (Wharton Seminar for Business Journalists). Over the years, he has won a number of journalism awards. Godwin is the chairman of Emmerich Resources Limited, the publisher of Naija247news.

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