Agenda and Speakers

Atos Connected Experience Summit

October 14, 2021 10am – 12:30pm CET

Live and interactive summit for Financial Services and Insurance leaders

Professional broadcaster and journalist Akhtar Khan hosts 2021’s Connected Experience Summit, introducing a keynote session by Adrian Gregory, Head of Financial Service & Insurance at Atos, followed by three solution sessions focused on key topics and challenges.

Realization for change: accelerating action now

Our latest research report gathers insights from across 800 senior business leaders within the financial services and insurance industry, identifying key areas where quick action and fundamental change is needed to deliver business value.

10 – 10.05 – Welcome


Professional broadcaster and journalist Akhtar Khan hosts 2021’s Connected Experience Summit.

Akhtar Khan

Professional broadcaster and journalist

10.05 – 10.35 – Keynote and discussion

Adrian Gregory – Global Head of Financial Service and Insurance & Global Head of Atos|Syntel will discuss the finding of the Realization for Change Research. You’ll also hear from Helen Dean CEO Nest Pensions on how the report findings relates to their own experience through a live discussion.

Adrian Gregory

Adrian Gregory

Global Head of Financial Services & Insurance and Global Head Atos|Syntel

Helen Dean

CEO of Nest Pensions

10.35 – 11.10 – Panel session: Modernization

Disrupted but still determined to modernize

In today’s increasingly competitive landscape, combined with heightened consumer expectations and unrelenting cyber-threats, it is vital to embrace change to foster growth. So what are the true barriers behind the scenes?

Sherif Elbehery

CEO, Misr Digital innovations

Joe Baguley


Gordon Mackechnie

CTO, Deutsche Bank

Dean Dennis

Managing Director, Solutions Architect, Verizon

David Haley

Senior Vice President, Global Head of Business Transformation Services & Head of FSI Northern Europe, Atos

11.10 – 11.45 – Panel session: Digitization

Refocusing cost take out efforts on business value and efficiency

Companies have been focused on taking cost out which has actually diminished their ability to propel the business forward with new digital business models and value innovation.

Dr. Anke Sax

COO and CTO at KGAL, Germany

Laurent Verdier

CTO of EMEA at Microsoft

Bruno Domingues

Principal Architect for the Financial Services, Intel

Jo Sevarts

Head of Financial Services & Insurance Central Europe, Atos

11.45 – 12.20 – Panel session: Risk and Security

Delivering trusted Financial Services and insurance in the age of cyber-crime and regulatory pressures

With the rise of cyber-crime and the pressure applied by regulatory authorities, financial institutions are finding it more and more difficult to provide trusted services, with speed and agility at a cost that will allow them to profit.

Prakash Pattni

Managing Director, Digital Transformation, IBM Cloud for Financial Services

Georges Boré

Founder & Lead Consultant – GB CX Consulting

Luc Esprit

EMEA VP for Data Protection, Dell Technologies

Serge Christin

Head of Financial Services & Insurance Southern Europe, Atos

12.20 – 12.30 – Q&A and Close

Questions and Answers

Akhtar Khan will cover highlights from the discussions that take place during the event, to bring it to a close

Akhtar Khan

Professional broadcaster and journalist

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