KEYNOTE SPEAKERS FOR TAGPAY WORLD 2016
Laurent Allard – CEO, OVH
OVH is the European leader of web, dedicated, and cloud hosting solutions, based in Roubaix. Prior to becoming CEO of OVH in 2015, Laurent Allard was CIO of Logica and CTO at CGI.
Alexandre Maymat – Head of the Africa/Asia/Mediterranean Basin & Overseas region, International Banking and Financial Services, Societe Generale
Societe Generale is one of the top 3 international banks in Africa.
The bank is present in 18 countries, with nearly 1,000 branches, 11,000 employees, and over 3.3 million clients including 150,000 African companies.
Prof. Annabelle Gawer - Professor of Digital Economy, and Co-Directorof CoDE, the Centre for Digital Economy at the University of Surrey
An award-winning researcher, author and educator, Professor Annabelle Gawer is an expert on digital platforms such as Google and Facebook, and on the market dynamics of platform-based innovation ecosystems.
Georges Andy René - Co-Founder and Chairman, HaitiPay
In 2013, Georges-Andy, co-founded HaitiPay S.A., an electornic payment company that uses Tagpay's technology to launch its mobile wallet service called LajanCash. HaitiPay is currently building a very large network of partners including utility suppliers, IMFs and remittance companies. It has signed a strategic partnership with BNC, the largest state owned bank in Haiti.
Jean Luc Konan – CEO, Cofina
COFINA Group is specialized in meso finance, focusing on the missing middle, the small and medium size businesses that provide 90% of their country’s employment. The goal is to offer SMEs, entrepreneurs and individuals of the emerging middle class, financial products that fit their specific needs. COFINA is present in Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea Conakry and Senegal.
Yannick Mbiya Ngandu – Management Committee, Trust Merchant Bank
Yannick Mbiya has been extensively involved with the growth of Trust Merchant Bank, a leading commercial bank based in the DR Congo.
Yannick is currently on the Management Committee and the Board of Directors as well as taking responsibility for the development of the entire branch network of the Bank.
Juan Navarrete - Director of the Inclusive Finance Division, Fundación Capital
As such, he coordinates the foundation's provision of Technical Assistance to 12 countries in LATAM, in the context of Conditional Cash Transfer Programs' efforts to promote the financial inclusion of its recipients through savings accounts. Juan studied economics at Mexico's Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM) and holds an M.Phil. in Development Studies from the University of Oxford.
Pierre-Antoine Balu – Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers France
Pierre-Antoine Balu is a management consultant specialized in strategy and business transformation for the Financial Services Industry. Pierre-Antoine focuses on emerging markets (Africa, South East Asia, India...) and is a leading voice for consultancy in Financial Services in the Maghreb and Francophone Africa.
TAGPAY WORLD 2014 SPEAKERS
Jacques Behr - Ingenico
Jacques Behr is the managing director of Ingenico for the EMEA region. He has been working in banking and the electronic transaction sector for his entire career and aims to play a major role in deploying Mobile Money acquisition infrastructure in his region.
Yves Eonnet - Tagattitude
CEO and co-founder of Tagattitude, Yves Eonnet is an expert in electronic transactions and in Mobile Money technologies.
Mouna Fouillade - Ingenico
Mouna is responsible for Business Development at Ingenico for the EMEA region. She is in charge of the Ingenico Financial Inclusion offering, built around a disruptive vision and combined with Ingenico products and partners’ solutions.
Tina Georges - World Bank
Tina Georges is a senior public sector specialist at the World Bank specialized in the impact of cellphone technologies on social development in emerging countries (Digital Governance).
Anurag Jain - Prepay Nation
Prepay Nation is one of the fastest-growing companies in the United-States, specialized in prepaid mobile airtime and productized remittance. With more than 60 000 agents on the American continent, PPN wants to use Mobile Money and TagPay to deliver airtime and other services across borders.
Pierre Mounier-Kuhn - CNRS, National organization for scientific research
Pierre Mounier-Kuhn is a researcher and teacher at Paris University (Sorbonne) specialized in the history of computer science and Banking IT technologies.
Charles Ozanne - Tagattitude
Charles Ozanne is the director of projects at Tagattitude. He is an engineer and an expert in IT technologies and telecom. He drives the team in charge of client installation and training and manages the TagPay roadmap.
George-Andy René - Haitipay
Georges-Andy René is the cofounder of HaitiPay. He uses TagPay to manage the payment of prepaid television services and has deployed an impressive network of agents and merchants. He is currently building a very large network of partners including utility suppliers, IMFs and remittance companies... and has signed a strategic partnership with BNC, the largest state owned bank in Haiti.
Arnaud Poissonnier - Babyloan
Arnaud Poissonnier is the president and cofounder of BabyLoan, the leading French peer to peer microfinance organization that is web-based. Babyloan will soon use Mobile Money to deliver loans.
Jean Michel Severino - President of Convergences Forum
Jean Michel Severino is the chairman of Convergences and CEO of a venture capital firm specialized in social development (Entrepreneurs et Partenaires). He is the former president of the AFD (Agence Française de Développement).
Sedrick van Turah - Mobipay Namibia
Sedrick van Turah is the CTO and co-founder of MobiPay located in Windhoek, Namibia. MobiPay is the first Mobile Money service that chose TagPay. MTC, the largest mobile network operator in the country, launched MTC Money beginning of 2014, based on MobiPay's complete ecosystem.
Rania Belkahia - Afrimarket
Rania Belkahia is the president and co-founder of Afrimarket, a startup specialized in "Cash to good" services. Having started their deployment in West Africa with great success, Afrimarket will soon open new corridors with a now proven business model.