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IE Virtual Fintech Day

A day dedicated to what the Fintech industry has achieved, where it is going and how we can help you develop a career in Fintech

AIMED AT Master Degrees
EVENT TYPE IE Informative sessions
EVENT FORMAT Global events
DATE 5th May 2021
TIME 11:00 - 19:00 (GMT +02:00)
LANGUAGE English
IE Virtual Fintech Day

Join us at our IE Virtual Fintech Day this May 5 & 6, which is a 2-day event held once a year, dedicated to what the Fintech industry has achieved, where it is going and how we can help you develop a career in Fintech. It is an event where we bring together our best fintech professors, outstanding alumni, and top Fintech players to share their knowledge and experience with you. This is an open invite for anyone who is passionate about fintech and wants to learn more. You can join as many sessions as you are interested in!

So what do you have to look forward to?

Discover Fintech at IE. Interact with our program specialist, current students and club heads to find out how you can develop your passion and career in Fintech. Learn about the Master in Finance program, the opportunity to specialize in Fintech, our different Fintech electives and the exciting events our Fintech clubs have in store!

Participate in masterclasses by our top Fintech professors. Hear from Luis Maldonado, Senior Digital Finance Services Specialist of the International Finance Corporation, as he talks about how banks are changing from competing against FinTechs to seeing them as an excellent approach to innovation. Learn from Pablo Soler, ex-BCG Consultant and FinTech investor, as he talks about how Covid19 is speeding up disruption in the Fintech and Finance landscape.

Meet our alumni. Meet Stanley Young (among others!), who graduated from the Dual Degree IMBA + Master in Advanced Finance as he talks about the fintech industry and his experience therein. Stanley is currently the Head of Product Design Coin System at JPMorgan & Chase and previously the leader of Deloitte Southeast Asia's Blockchain Lab. He'd spent two years as CTO at IBM Blockchain for Financial Services globally, and acted as IBM's global Central Bank Digital Currency subject matter expert. Across a varied career, he had led the conceptualization, research and realization of the MAS' (Monetary Authority of Singapore) central bank digital currency project for cross border payments. He was the MAS' specialist leader in blockchain and distributed ledger technology projects using Corda, Hyperledger and Ethereum. He played an instrumental role in developing the Smart Financial Strategy for Singapore’s financial sector with Deloitte Consulting. Learn about career opportunities in Fintech. Connect with Javier Tordable, Head of Finance of our Talent & Careers Department as he shows you the world of Fintech, the numerous opportunities available and how to get them.

Network with top Fintech players. Meet and network with top Fintech companies worldwide such as N26, Paypal, and many more! Deep dive and learn about the day-to-day of Fintech companies from their professionals’ point of view, and get crucial tips to land a job there.

AGENDA  

 

May 5, Wednesday.  

Zoom link: https://ieuniversity.zoom.us/j/83003265913.  

2:00-2:30 pm Introduction to IE and Presentation of Finance Programs  

2:30-3:00 pm Talk by Current Student.  Learn from Guillermo Liebelt about the different Fintech core classes and electives offered and why you should do your specialization in Fintech & Financial Analytics. Hear about the Fintech Club he started and the upcoming events they have.   

3:00-3:30pm Presentation  by Careers. Learn about the different career opportunities in Fintech and the market outlook from the Head of Finance of our Talent & Careers Department, Javier Tordable.  

3:30-5:00pm Masterclass. Banks and Fintech Partnerships by Senior Digital Finance Services Specialist of the International Finance Corporation and IE Fintech Professor, Luis Maldonado.  

5:00-5:30 Alumni Spotlights. Learn about the Fintech industry by Master in Finance alumni, Stanley Young, Head of Product Design Coin Systems in JP Morgan  

5:30-7:00 pm Masterclass. How Covid19 is Speeding up Disruption in the Fintech and Finance Landscape by IE Fintech Professor Pablo Soler Bach.  

 

May 6, Thursday (*For admitted students only)  

12:00-4:00pm - Meet and network with top Fintech players.   

Attending companies: Abante Asesores, BNP Paribas España, Capchase, Coverwallet, Copernicus Servicing, Ebury, Finoa Howden Iberia S.A.U, MRP, N26, Moonfare, Paypal, LwC Luxembourg, Ninety Nine, Seguros SURA Colombia, SumUp, Ritmo, Tink, Welz, and many more!   

Fintech Day 2021 Agenda

Our speakers

Profesor Adjunto, Business Angel y Consultor

Pablo Soler, Professor of Finance at IE Business School, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and Università di Trento.

Consultant in cooperation and mentor for startups, with experience in international business.

Advocate for social impact investing, stakeholder capitalism, and UBI (Universal Basic Income).

Head of Product Design Coin System at JPMorgan & Chase

Stanley is currently the Head of Product Design Coin System at JPMorgan & Chase and previously the leader of Deloitte Southeast Asia's Blockchain Lab. He'd spent two years as CTO at IBM Blockchain for Financial Services globally, and acted as IBM's global Central Bank Digital Currency subject matter expert. 

Senior Executive, Advisor, Investor and Adjunct Professor

Javier is a London/Madrid based Senior Executive, Advisor, Investor and Adjunct Professor with 20+ years of experience in the international Capital Markets, Investment Banking, FinTech & Financial Services industries, having held senior management positions with a number of exchanges, trading platforms & IT companies, including Deutsche Börse/Eurex, Chicago Mercantile Exchange CME/CBOT, PAVE MTF, MTS Markets (London Stock Exchange Group) and Cinnober/NASDAQ.