TMAC would like to share that we have taken steps to build out partnerships with AFP Chapters across Canada, providing you access to a collective Canada-wide series of virtual educational seminars. For TMAC members, this will now expand the number of sessions you can attend at no cost throughout 2021, with a nominal $25.00 attendance fee assessed on each seminar for non-members. These partnerships complement our own TMAC sessions and reinforce our key mandates to connect, educate and support our practitioner constituents and will serve to offer additional value to your professional development.
Treasury Transformation - Why Open Banking is a Game Changer
Open Banking promises to shake up not only the role of treasury, but businesses themselves. “Faster payments are real-time transactions – but open-banking APIs represent a move towards real time business.
Join this panel of experts, moderated by Lorraine Lobo, JPMorgan Chase & Co., who will discuss the concept of open banking, what is required to make open banking successful and the impact and opportunities it presents for businesses.
CEO & Founder
FINAVATOR is an award-winning FinTech and Payments Consultancy. Michelle is also a strategic advisor to FinTechs, a Money 20/20 Rise Up alumni, a Global Council Member of Women in Payments, the Membership Chair at Canadian Prepaid Providers Organization, a Payment Advisor at National Crowdfunding and FinTech Association of Canada, and a Board Member at Open Banking Initiative Canada. Michelle Beyo was named the “Top 30 Best CEOs of 2021” by The Silicon Valley Review and FINAVATOR was awarded "Most Influential Leader in FinTech Consulting - Canada" in 2020.
Executive Director- Alternative Payments and Fintech
Andrew leads product commercialization and modernization of alternative payments and evaluate fintechs for opportunities and growth. With expertise across the payments industry, Andrew previously served as Head of Banking, North America for TransferWise, expanding the company into Canada, the US, and Mexico as well as managing its strategic financial partnerships. He also served as Director of International and Payments at Kickstarter, financial operations roles at Google and Eventbrite.
Co-founder and Chief Product Officer
Pillar Financial, a Canadian neobank for small and medium businesses. Elena has almost two decades of experience as payment, product and technology executive in the financial industry. Her previous roles included VP of Engineering at KOHO (Canada neobank for consumers), Director of Product at nanopay (paytech), senior Blockchain innovation Product Lead at TD Bank and senior pre-sales architect at IBM. Elena has actively participated in numerous Opening Banking consultations; was elected member of the Stakeholder Advisory Committee (SAC) for Payments Canada as well as elected member of FinTech Advisory Committee, OSC LaunchPad. Elena is also a recipient of the Innovation Award of Women in Payments in (2019) and one of the 35 women selected globally out of 500+ applicants to Money20/20’s first inaugural Rise Up Program (2018).
Ficanex Technology Inc.
FICANEX Technology democratizes access to technologies and solutions for financial services providers. Working with over 160 Canadian financial institutions, FICANEX Services enables accelerated innovation through collaborative partnerships and its legacy network. A dynamic leader in the Canadian financial services market with deep expertise in banking, payments, and Fintech.
We look forward to connecting with you virtually soon!
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