FirstBank hosts 4th edition of FinTech Summit Aug 6

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First Bank of Nigeria Limited has announced that the 2020 edition of its annual FinTech Summit is scheduled to hold on August 6 at noon.

The event will be virtually held via video-conferencing app Zoom.

The 2020 edition which is the fourth in its series is themed ‘How Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence will Disrupt FinTech in Nigeria’.

The topic will be discussed by experts, key and leading players, policy influencers and regulatory officials in the Nigerian financial, banking and technological climate.

Founder of HopStop which was sold to Apple for $1 billion Chinedu Echeruo will be leading the discussion as the keynote speaker alongside other panelists like the Director, Payments System Management Department Musa Jimoh and Executive Director, Technology and Operations, Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement System Plc (NIBSS) Aminu Maida.

Representing FirstBank in the panel of discussants are Group Executive, Technology and Services Callistus Obetta and Group Executive, e-Business and Retail Products Chuma Ezirim.

Speaking on the event, Deputy Managing Director of FirstBank Gbenga Shobo said: “At FirstBank, we have been at the forefront of employing technology in the delivery of financial services in the country exemplified by our various products and services such as FirstMobile, USSD Banking services, FirstMonie Wallet, FirstMonie Agent Banking, FirstAdvance loans provisions.

“The 2020 edition of our FinTech summit will build on the successes achieved in the last three editions. We welcome the panelists as we look forward to the shared knowledge which will be integral to deepening the continued growth of banking technology, especially its impact on the gross domestic product of Nigeria and the continent at large.”

To participate in the event, click the link https://www.firstbanknigeria.com/business-banking/smeconnect/fintech-summit/registration/ to register.