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speakers from 2019

Private event that is focused on engaged community, no redundant talks or irrelevant data. Bringing together the leading experts and latest trends in fintech, payments, security and strategic growth.

Head of Analytics & Information Management
Deloitte Latvia
With more than 10 years of experience in Data Analytics, managing complex data related AI projects with clients all around the world, Romans Taranovs has joined Deloitte team 1,5 year ago to build a unique blend of Consulting and IT expertise. Now, Deloitte Latvia Analytics team consists of more than 20 professionals delivering projects in the Baltics, Czech republic and Germany.
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CEO
Servers.com
Underneath your exciting product lies a boring part of servers, CPUs, cables, and everything else you prefer not to think about. I am proud to be a part of the company that is the best in this boring stuff.
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Head of operations
ECOMMPAY
Graduated from the Aviation Institute in 2011 and is in love with aviation with all his heart. Eugene would have become an aerodynamics engineer, if he had not become an IT specialist. He joined the ECOMMPAY company in 2017 transferring from a completely different field - healthcare. Before fintech, he dealt with medical and predicative systems. Eugene always puts reliability of the created and operated systems on the first place. Now Eugene is responsible for stability, operation, SRE and the development of such systems as DWH, RCS, financial system in the company.
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Counter Fraud Team Lead
ECOMMPAY
Born. Grew up.
Started working in Counter Fraud Team in the Ecommpay. Am well known (in an inner cycle) for my love to ask simple questions without simple answers and give passionate speeches about our Risk Control System. Do not share any positive feelings for pizza with olives and business decisions made without proper risk analysis. If interested, for more personal information, please proceed with the request.
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Journalist,
author of best-selling book "In Praise of Slow"
Carl hosts a podcast called The Slow Revolution and his TED talk on the benefits of slowing down has been viewed 2.8 million times. His audiences range from C-suite executives, entrepreneurs and IT professionals to teachers, academics and medical practitioners. His clients range from Microsoft, Barclays and Reuters to Citibank, Accenture and Unilever to McKinsey, L’Oréal and Haagen Dazs. As a former journalist Carl covered stories at the Economist, Observer, Miami Herald, Houston Chronicle, Time, National Post.Published in 34 languages, his books have landed on bestseller lists in many countries. In Praise of Slow was a BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week and the inaugural choice for the Huffington Post Book Club. It also featured in a British TV sitcom, Argentina’s version of Big Brother and a TV commercial for the Motorola tablet. Under Pressure was shortlisted for the Writers’ Trust Award, the top prize for non-fiction in Canada. Bolder was a BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week and a Reader’s Digest (UK) Book of the Month.
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Regulatory Affairs Counsel
CEX.IO
Serhii is a Regulatory Affairs Counsel of CEX.IO. Serhii is a certified anti-money laundering specialist (CAMS), he focuses on regulatory compliance with both the international and local standards for anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism. Serhii also deals with licensing of virtual currency-related business in the European Union and the United States. Over the years, he has closely worked with various industry law enforcement and regulatory bodies, notably EUROPOL. Along with the largest virtual currency companies, CEX.IO is a co-founder and a member of CryptoUK, the first self-regulatory trade association for the United Kingdom virtual currency industry. Being a contributor to CryptoUK working group, Serhii communicates the industry’s position in dialog with the UK regulatory authorities.
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Senior Director Commercialisation
Visa Direct Europe
Experienced across consumer and commercial banking and payments, Moshe has led a number of strategy and product development programmes for Financial Institutions in the UK and other markets globally. From prepaid to mobile wallets to mainstream credit and Apple Pay from both an issuing and acquiring perspective. Moshe is part of Visa’s Product organisation and has led commercialisation for Visa Direct for the last two years where is he is looking to drive a revolution in real time interbank payments.
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Managing Director, Retail Operations & RPA Project Sponsor
FXCM
Willie Townes is a veteran of the FX industry, and currently leads FXCM’s Operations function as Managing Director of Retail Operations. His broad project management, team development, and leadership experience has taken him around the globe, including New York, Hong Kong, Toyko, London, and Bulgaria where he currently resides. With over 14 years of Retail and Institutional FX experience, Willie has seen the value of leveraging technology solutions to continuously improve the customer experience, which naturally led to his introduction of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) to FXCM in 2018. Willie is confident that leveraging new technology solutions such as RPA will be vital in the coming automation age, and is pleased to share his experience and perspective at ECOMMTALKS.
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Head of Product Development & Robotic Process Automation
FXCM
As Head of FXCM's Product Development and Robotic Process Automation (RPA) teams, Vishal Dalal leads teams that are transitioning FXCM to an “automation first” mindset. Vishal's tireless commitment to continuous improvement has led to the automation of a number of processes within FXCM, including reducing transaction posting times for two of FXCM's most critical deposit options by 80%. Vishal's automation expertise includes pilot program coordination, Center of Excellence (COE) formation, automation team management, and automation infrastructure coordination. The successes and challenges associated with transitioning an established 20 year company like FXCM is knowledge that Vishal is excited to share.
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CEO
NeoPay
Craig is CEO of Neopay Ltd and a specialist in E-Money/Payments, Anti Money Laundering and Financial Services compliance. He has over 20 years experience in the industry having held Head of Compliance, Compliance Director and Global MLRO positions.
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CEO
Gamingtec
Sapar Karyagdyyev, CEO of Gamingtec, an independent software platform provider. Started career in online gaming and marketing industry in 2008 as a product development manager of Offside Gaming. In three years took the position of General Manager B2B and then started Gamingtec in 2013. The team grew up from three people to 85 employees all over the world in 6 years. Today Gamingtec software solutions serve over 45 thousand active users, more than 3 thousand games produced by different developers are integrated to our platform and our B2B clients produce over €30M in annual sales.
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Head of Asia Pacific
ECOMMPAY
Currently, Audrey heads up the APAC region for ECOMMPAY and is responsible for the overall business and expansion in APAC. She leads a strong and dynamic team that manages acquisition, engagement and partner strategy for  Asia.100%Audrey has more than 17 years of professional experience in brand marketing, business development, market expansion and partner management.  She is a key talent in digital payments where she was with PayPal and Braintree for 7 years holding multiple portfolios from heading sales and partner teams to Country Manager of Malaysia, Philippines and Thailand. She was also instrumental to the growth of Braintree setting up and managing the sales, partner and accounts team in Asia.
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VP Global Partner
PPRO
Richard is the VP for Global Partners at PPRO, a global local payments aggregator. Richard has been in payments for the last 7 years, but has been in sales for approx 17 years.
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Head Account Strategist
Google
Market Strategist at Google Inc. responsible for the development of Start-ups, Exporters and identifying High-Potential opportunity customers for Google in Baltics. During 2 years of work @Google helped Baltic 20+ consulted start-ups & exporters to grow combined +$50M in yearly revenue via Google Ads, expand into 40+ markets, provide Data & Digital Marketing know-how that resulted in 2 Public case studies published by Google. Previously have worked in Kenya & Bangladesh where I helped EdTech start-up to establish offices in Kenya, Nairobi by securing 150K$ in grant funding from Rockefeller Foundation & Danish Foreign Ministry. I’m passionate about Impact Start-ups believing that key for development and sustainability are private enterprises guided by the mission to do good. As part of Shapers and Google I mentor and advise several Baltic-based enterprises and I’m passionate about education & empowerment of underrepresented groups.
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CEO
Nexters Global
Business driven professional with 10+ years of work experience in internet services, online consumer communities, social and mobile games. Currently focused in app publishing and developing social and mobile games and services.
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Head of UK and Western Europe
ECOMMPAY
Paul Marcantonio has over 20 years’ experience within ecommerce, driving success across the diverse payments and interactive gaming landscapes. As head of UK & Western Europe at ECOMMPAY, he is committed to establishing the payment service provider as a trusted partner to merchants throughout the region.
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Founder
DeteAct
Hacker and computer security consultant, winner of numerous hacking competitions. Spent half of his life breaking software to see how to fix it.
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