Alessandro Hatami Keynote Speaker
- Co-founder and Managing Partner, Pacemakers.io
- Author, “Reinventing Banking”, rated best banking book of 2021 by Investopedia
- Fintech influencer and serial corporate entrepreneur
Alessandro Hatami's Biography
Alessandro Hatami is a Fintech influencer and serial corporate entrepreneur. He is Co-Founder and Managing Partner of advisory firm Pacemakers.io and author of “Reinventing Banking”, rated by Investopedia as the best banking book of 2021.
He is a Regulated Non-Executive Board Member at UK Challenger Bank Cashplus, and Member of the Digital Advisory Board at MTS – NYSE traded Russian mobile operator. He mentors several FinTech start-ups working with Techstars, Seedcamp, Startupbootcamp/London and Kickstarter/Zurich, and is an investor in several early-stage technology and FinTech companies.
Alessandro has held several senior executive roles. He was COO of Digital Banking & Group Innovation Director at Lloyds Banking Group; MD of PayPoint.net; Director of Large Merchant Services at PayPal and European Marketing Director at GE Capital.
Alessandro is widely considered a leading voice in the global FinTech ecosystem and has delivered transformational digital change as a business leader at some of the world’s best known financial services firms. In addition to his book “Reinventing Banking”, Alessandro is a prolific writer on FinTech and is a frequent public speaker at events in the UK, EU, Africa, the Middle East and Asia.
He speaks five languages and holds a Masters in Engineering from the University of Rome and an MBA from INSEAD. He lives in London with his two daughters and his wife – the founder of one of Europe’s largest IoT businesses.
The Rise of the NeoBank: Who will be the Spotify of Banking?
Will Big Tech take Over banking? Is it good or bad news for consumers and businesses?
The Global FinTech Superpowers: Who will prevail: the US, The EU or China?
The Gender Divide: Why is being proactive about diversity key to successful digital change in financial services?
ESG X FinTech: How can banking innovation help protect the environment, benefit society and transform corporate governance?
The Risks of Innovation: Will FinTechs, Big Banks and Big Tech make smaller regional banks unviable, or will they be the real winners in the digital transformation of banking?