the business of payment business

The money in money business – Business modeling
Reaching the customer – uncovering it to the masses
The bit currencies (distributed ledger / blockchain)
New business models via new regulations and opportunities



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Consult Hyperion

Dave Birch

Author, advisor and commentator

David G.W Birch Director of Innovation at Consult Hyperion, the secure electronic transactions consultancy. He is an internationally-recognised thought leader in digital identity and digital money; named one of the global top 15 favourite sources of business information (Wired magazine) and one of the top ten most influential voices in banking (Financial Brand); listed in the top ten Twitter accounts followed by innovators, along with Bill Gates and Richard Branson (PR Daily); ranked in the top three most influential people in London’s FinTech community (City A.M.), voted one of the European “Power 50” people in digital financial services (FinTech Awards) and ranked Europe’s most influential commentator on emerging payments (Total Payments).

Swiss Bankers

Hans-Jörg Widiger


Hans-Jörg Widiger has a unique 25 years background in banking, payment and identity management. He worked in Germany, Estonia and Switzerland in different functions at companies like PWC, UBS, Credit Suisse and Gemalto. Special focus of his current work is the transition of the prepaid payment business into digital payment areas such as IoT and crypto finance.

Token Inc

Steve Kirsch


Steve Kirsch is a serial entrepreneur who is now on his 7th company, Token, a Silicon Valley based technology company, focused on building a global open banking platform that addresses PSD2 and helps bank generate new revenues. Steve invented the optical mouse, pioneered desktop publishing (FrameMaker), Internet search (Infoseek) and in more recent history he is widely known as a security and identity expert. Steve has had over $2 billion in exits from his previous companies, solidifying his legacy as a successful Silicon Valley leader. Steve is now dedicating his talents, energy and expertise to build a state-of-the-art payment infrastructure.

Erste Group Bank

Jalal Douame

Giesecke + Devrient Mobile Security

Jukka Yliuntinen

Vice President Global Solutions Sales

Jukka Yliuntinen leads the Global Solution Sales team at Giesecke + Devrient. Mobile Security (G+D) and is G+D representative also in the Mobey Forum Board of Directors. Jukka has over 20 years of experience on payment, identification and telecommunications technologies and businesses and is actively contributing to the digitalization of banking and payment world-wide.


Peter Stephens

Head of Blockchain and UK Innovation

Pete leads UBS’ exploration and development of Distributed Ledger Technology solutions, based out of the Level39 FinTech accelerator in London’s Canary Wharf.

Since 2003, Pete has worked at UBS in a variety of technology roles in Europe and Asia. He spent the last nine years based in Hong Kong, where most recently he represented the UBS Group CTO in Asia Pacific with an additional focus on the UBS global strategic regulatory change portfolio.


Luis Villa del Campo

Strategy Director

Luis, Strategy Director at Fjord Spain, has been designing experiences for startups and big global companies across industries for more than 20 years – from the first dotcom moves in the ’90s to the present emerging ecosystems – and is an expert at mastering the complexity of internal transformations that companies require to put people in the center.


Amir Tabakovic

VP of Business Development

Amir has spent the past fifteen years pushing the boundaries of digital financial services and technology. Currently he serves as VP, Business Development at the machine learning pioneer BigML, where he is responsible for driving business growth and identifying development requirements for the firm’s machine learning platform offering.

Peter Vesco

Peter is a seasoned international innovation leader with more then 20 years in the payment and digital commerce domains. He served as SVP Mobile Commerce at Deutsche Telekom, CEO Clickandbuy, CEO EMEA Powa Technologies and Supervisory board Mastercard Europe. His recent role is as member of the executive team to run the Software and PS Line of Business for DieboldNixdorf in DACH


Ville Sointu

Head of DLT & Blockchain

Ville leads Nordea’s distributed ledger core development and research team. He has fifteen years of experience in digital financial services and has held several key positions worldwide in financial services and connected devices industries. Before joining Nordea Ville was the head of strategy for Ericsson’s digital financial services unit, a global leader in interoperable e-money and mobile wallet solutions.

Blue Code

Chris Pirkner


Arman Aygen

Business Development and Sales

With over 15 years of experience in business development, Arman has a proven track record in cross-region business development and management with a strong technology edge. His engineering background and masters in information theory is a strong foundation in safeguarding tomorrow’s digital society, with the right balance between security, convenience and privacy.

Arman has a hands-on international experience with regards to the business considerations, compliance regulation and the challenges in navigating a fast paced innovative environment with agility while standards are being defined.

Inside Secure

Neal Michie

Product Manager

Neal is Product Manager for Payments and Software Protection at Inside Secure.  With a background is in mobile development, he moved into Mobile Payments; working very closely with Issuing Banks, Payment Schemes, MNOs and OEMs to develop, deploy and showcase mobile payment solutions.

Diebold Nixdorf

Douglas Hartung

Senior Director, Global Software Innovation

Douglas Hartung is the senior director of global software innovation for Diebold Nixdorf, a leading provider of hardware, software, and services to the banking and retail industries. In this role, he is responsible for identifying, leading and evangelizing new business and product opportunities to expand the software portfolio.


Jyri Marviala

Senior Vice President

Mr. Marviala is in charge of Digital Services in Automatia Pankkiautomaatit Oy, the company operating real-time platform services for Siirto mobile instant payments in Finland. Formerly responsible for new business development, he has also led the development project of Siirto and Automatia Real-time Payment Platform (ARPP), together with a variety of other payment service innovations, including the launch of cash recycling ATMs in Finland.


Sami Uski

Head of Business Development, Banking & Digital Channels

Sami Uski is heading business development on banking and digital customer experience domains in Tieto and is one of the leading member in several ecosystem development programs to improve consumer experience cross industries. Sami the leader of Open Payment Ecosystem forum between retailers, banks and PSPs in Finland aiming to speed up development with value added instant payment services in the market.

UL Transaction Security Division

Roney Castro

Principal Payment Consultant

Roney Castro is a Principal Payment Consultant at UL Transaction Security Division. Passionate by innovative payments and banking technologies, Roney has a strong background working with different stakeholders in the creation and deployment of a wide range of payment solutions (EMV, contactless, e/m-commerce, mobile).


Jordi Guaus

Head of Digital Marketing

Mr. Guaus currently serves as Head of Digital Marketing at CaixaBank. In his current role he is responsible for developing mobile payment services and also works closely with the Cards Unit of La Caixa to advance mobile internet banking services. At La Caixa Mr. Guaus is also Project Manager of Mobile Shopping Sitges 2010, which is the first near field communication (NFC) trial in Spain.

Mobey Forum

Maikki Frisk

Executive Director

Maikki Frisk brings a wealth of digitalisation skills and experience to Mobey Forum, specialising in sector disruption, digital service and change design, cloud, IoT and mobile technology. A holder of both an MA and MBA, Maikki Frisk built an extensive international career over a 16-year period at Microsoft, Nokia Corporation and Line Ltd., in strategic, executive business development and program and product management, holding both team leadership and partnership positions. In 2015, Maikki Frisk co-founded Tribula, a consultancy firm to which she was appointed CEO, which provided an environment in which she could steer the digital transformation programmes of a variety of clients and assume leadership positions in digital and data analytics start-ups.



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