FINTECH - New Business Models and Challenges

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Date Monday, April 18, 2016
Time 17:00 - 19:00
Speaker(s) Christoffer Hernæs, VP, Sparebank 1, Strategy, innovation and digitalization
Ihab Timraz, Entrepreneur, Chair in Executives’ Global Network Norway

Fintech introduces large, technology-driven changes to banking, insurance and finance institutions. Artificial intelligence replaces manual banking services, smart payment solutions changes user behaviour and Blockchain may become the mainstream verification platform for banking, financial trading, contracts and registers. Incumbent businesses are forced to cooperate with start-ups, who again will challenge the establishment. In this business forum we discuss the future opportunities and challenges within Fintech. And we will incestigate how start-ups introduce new value propositions.


Christoffer Hernæs is an experienced professional with a background from management consulting and financial services. He is passionate about innovation and digital disruption, currently focusing on fintech. Rhernæs is a renowned public speaker and thought leader on fintech and the future of banking. He is an expert columnist in and

Ihab Timraz has a broad international experience from several foreign companies. He specialises in international relations and has worked as CEO of an apparel company. He is also writing a PhD in incentives and knowledge transfer in knowledge-based organisations at the Insititute of stratey and logistics and the BI Business School. Timraz has started a new Fintech company and will share their latest business idea.

Welcome and refreshments from 4:30 pm

You are welcome to bring a colleague or guest.


Venue SpareBank 1 Gruppen, Oslo
Hammersborggt 2
Dress Code Business Professional
Registration Deadline Sunday, April 17, 2016

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