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BankingTechAfrica 2015

BankingTechAfrica 2015

July 7-8, 2015

The Maslow Hotel, Johannesburg

The Maslow Hotel, Johannesburg | July 7-8, 2015

100%

of banking executives met with new companies

95%

of banking executives rated the event an effective use of their time

98%

of vendor companies rated the event better value than a tradeshow

The 3rd of OpenRoom’s events for the African financial sector featured banking institutions from Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, Ethiopia, South Africa, Zimbabwe and Zambia.

Over 300 meetings took place over the 2 day event, alongside a program of seminar sessions on cloud agility, network security and digitisation.

Darrel Orsmond
Industry Principal Financial Services, SAP Africa

Chair, Darrel Orsmond, Industry Principal Financial Services, SAP Africa

Platinum Partner, SAP Africa to chair the proceedings.

Luis Rodriguez
Managing Director, Strategy, Accenture

Speaker, Luis Rodriguez, Managing Director, Strategy, Accenture

Being Digital in Africa
Accenture believes that banks and financial institutions are at crossroads: to remain a traditional bank, but embrace digital to become a highly efficient utility or to alternatively make the shift toward the Everyday Bank, extending customer reaching and delivering new value for both the customer and the bank. Whichever path you choose, both require a new mind-set that embraces the digital era and the new customer. It’s time banks stopped doing digital and start being digital.

Adriaan Joubert
Security Systems Engineer Sub-Saharan Africa, Palo Alto Networks

Workshop Leader, Adriaan Joubert, Security Systems Engineer Sub-Saharan Africa, Palo Alto Networks

Hiding in Plain Sight - what’s really happening on your network

Lee Naik
MD, Digital & Technology Strategy, Accenture SA

Workshop Leader, Lee Naik, MD, Digital & Technology Strategy, Accenture SA

The “We Economy” and implications for Financial Services

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Accenture

Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with approximately 319,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world's most successful companies.

Palo Alto Networks

Palo Alto Networks, Inc. has pioneered the next generation of network security with our innovative platform that allows you to secure your network and safely enable an increasingly complex and rapidly growing number of applications.

Banker SA

Banker SA is the official quarterly publication of The Banking Association South Africa. Banker SA gives you a glimpse into the workings of the world of banking in a South African context. Our editorial is topical and focuses on developments in macroeconomics, banking and financial services.

Testimonials

ICT Executive, Agribank

An extremely valuable experience enabling me to connect to a number of reputable vendors in the sector. 

Client Partner, Cognizant Technology Solutions

Does it provide value for money? It yielded us an anchor account on the African continent. It was a very important deal. So you tell me.

Marketing Manager, SAP Africa

Unlike trade shows which are usually hit and miss, OpenRoom's forums give us one-on-one time with the right customers. We have a captive audience and always walk away with new opportunities.

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