Elias Ghanem

Elias Ghanem

Chief new Technologies Officer and VP FinTech - Capgemini

Elias is a Senior executive with entrepreneurial drive and a strong customer experience focus. Deep experience in retail payments, e-payments, FinTech, start-up creation, fund raising and strategic partnerships. He is leading Fintech growth in Capgemini to build engaging bridges between Capgemini clients and Fintech ecosystem.

Recognized as a team builder, inspiring and collaborative leader with solid influencing skills he is has an advanced expertise in managing customer acquisition and engagement programs through a multi-channel approach (stores, branches, telesales, online, digital and through social media). He is chairman, Board member and mentor for several start-ups in emerging markets and US. Active angel investor in the Fintech sector he has invested in several companies disrupting traditional payment landscape and solving major pain points as “cash on delivery”, cross border remittances, alternative payments to cash and cards alike Bitcoin.

Workshop: Opportunities of cloud adoption by financial institutions

Room A

Cloud computing is recognized as a tool to support the sustainable digitalisation of the banking sector What are the opportunities offered by cloud computing and how those benefits can be embraced by the banking sector? What are the potential challenges to the adoption of cloud solutions by the banking sector?