Sibos is the world’s premier financial services event, organised by SWIFT. The annual conference and exhibition connects more than 8,000 executives, decision makers and thought leaders from across the industry.

Sibos Spotlight sessions, London, 2019
Sibos Spotlight sessions, London, 2019

In 2020 the event went virtual, and I was honoured to host the four Spotlight sessions.

Sibos Spotlight sessions are a series of individual, passionate presentations, with top speakers and experts creatively tackling topical industry issues, stimulating debate and facilitating exchange of ideas.

The central theme of this year’s Sibos is Driving the evolution of smart finance and features leading experts in banking, payments, securities services, technology and fintech. 

The Sibos Spotlight themes in 2020 were:

  • Understanding the customers of the future
  • The cyber resource problem – is it totally unsolvable?
  • Risk management: The world of worries
  • Better banking, better lives

The Sibos Spotlight speakers were:

  • Gonca Latif-Schmitt – Citi
  • Chad Wallace – Goldman Sachs
  • Marie Chinnici-Everitt – DTCC
  • Charles McManus – ClearBank®
  • Rob Seaman – Salesforce
  • Jonathan Allen – Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Tanuj Kapilashrami – Standard Chartered Bank
  • Lucy Huh Kerner – Red Hat
  • Shalini Warrier – Federal Bank
  • Deborah Hrvatin – CLS Group
  • Helen Hunter-Jones – Pay.UK
  • Anastasia Raissa – Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Razia Khan – Standard Chartered Bank
  • Jolen Anderson – BNY Mellon
  • Bill Borden – Microsoft
  • Mohamed Khalil – Commonwealth Bank of Australia
  • Alexandra Basirov – BNP Paribas

If you are in the world of banking and fintech you should check it out, if you have not already! 

The highlights video from the Spotlight stage at Sibos 2019 London is below. Spotlight 2019 was all about bringing together leaders from across the industry for quick-fire insight sessions. Some highly engaging and entertaining experts discussed a variety of topics including Open Banking, cybersecurity and customer experience.

Here is the highlight video from 2019:

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