Mr. Will Chen, Director, Ant Financial Cloud
Will Chen is the director of Ant Financial Cloud, who leads Ant Financial’s partnership with external financial institution clients. He has over ten years of experience in banking, government, and telco industries, and has built many applications and systems. Before joining Ant Financial, he worked for Pivotal as platform architect, helping traditional enterprise customers on digital transformation. Prior to this, he worked at IBM as big data tech lead in the information management team, helping customers develop big data-oriented, comprehensive data solutions.
Mr. Zhu Baifan, General Manager of FSG Strategic Cooperation Department, Baidu
Zhu Baifan is the general manager of FSG Strategic Cooperation Department of Baidu, and is currently in charge of establishing and maintaining partner ecosystems. As a core department in Baidu Finance, the team with Zhu’s leadership has provided financial technology services to more than 300 internet and traditional financial institutions. Zhu has been working in the financial technology industry for over 17 years. He is also a senior executive at Baidu Payment and a member of the board of supervisors at the Payment and Clearing Association of Beijing.
Mr. Chen Zhentao, Solution Director, FSI, Enterprise BG, HUAWEI
Chen Zhentao is the solution director of FSI, Enterprise BG at HUAWEI. Chen gains 20 years experience in IT field, including financial service, IT strategy, enterprise architecture, database technology/operation, clouding computing and system implementation. With his expertise, he has provided cloud transformation, new core system architect design and implementation, IT strategy and architect plan, technical architecture design and implementation of datacenter to various domestic and international banks.
Mr. Foo Boon Ping, Managing Editor, The Asian Banker
Boon Ping manages The Asian Banker publication business and engages practitioners, customers, partners and the media on critical issues that impact the industry. He has more than 19 years of experience in the banking and financial services industry, specializing in strategic branding, marketing communications and consumer insight. Prior to The Asian Banker, he was at United Overseas Bank (UOB), covering Singapore and key markets in the region, such as China,Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand.
Mr. Matt Dooley, International Resource Director, The Asian Banker
Matt Dooley, a well respected authority on banking innovation will be the chairman of this tour. He is the founder and director of Connected Thinking, providing digital strategy, marketing, and training to banks. Dooley is a member of the NextBank team with over 20 years international experience driving change at two of the world’s leading banks, across three continents. He was global head of Internet strategy and head of digital experience for the global commercial banking division in HSBC. He pioneered HSBC’s global Internet design standards as a result of establishing the first Internet banking platform back in 2000. Dooley stays abreast of the latest trends in mobile and virtual technology as well as social media and is instrumental in helping participants develop their own personal disciplines in handling these areas.
Mr. Bill Chua, International Resource Director, The Asian Banker
Bill Chua was former MD and head of global financial institutions group, UOB, managing relationships with banks, non bank financial institutions, supra-nationals, sovereigns and sovereign entities. In his 34 years of experience in the financial services industry, he has covered institutional wholesale and consumer banking in the front, middle and back offices. Prior to joining UOB in 2000, Chua was with Citibank for 20 years. He serves as a director for several UOB-owned companies and/or joint ventures, and is also an active member of the financial and education communities in Singapore.