Be it the expansion of Open Banking or the growing fondness for Phygital Delivery, the face of Digital Banking, as we know it, is changing rapidly. In an era of Fintech and digital disruption, the importance of innovation and developing new solutions that take advantage of data, advanced analytics, digital technologies and new delivery platforms cannot be undermined. The banking sector is at a cross-road, where only the banks that have a clear digital and innovation strategy will stand out from the rest and will be able to offer one-of-a-kind customer experience.

The year 2019, is going to witness a lot more changes and transformations that is going to revolutionise the financial services sector. As technologies continue to evolve, the banking sector will continue to accelerate its investments in innovation and digital enhancements.

Join Us

The sector needs new, innovative and top-quality systems to stay ahead in this competitive and intense market. One crucial step towards this is to choose the right partner to help you in this journey of rediscovery. Join us at Intellect User Meet, 2019 – Banking on Reimagination, which will provide you with the right platform to discuss and deliberate on these emerging trends and how your organisation can stay ahead.

Intellect User Meet, 2019 is not just another FinTech conference; it is a marketplace of ideas and relationships, an event guaranteed to drive impact.


Intellect User Meet will tackle the biggest disruptors for banks in the near future - from the emergence of challenger banks to the cutting-edge advances in Artificial Intelligence and the drive for greater financial inclusion across the globe.

Engage in some insightful panel discussions, develop winning strategies by speaking to our experts and analysts, learn how digital technologies (Contextual Banking, Digital Face, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning) can enhance your business performance, and get hands-on experience of the 2020 user journeys and deployment of products. All this and more awaits you at the event.

So, come – Shape and Co-create the Intellect Suite 2020 with us!


Arrival Day
17th March

Join us for an exclusive Networking Dinner at Venezia, Palazzo Versace
from 19.00 to 22.00

Day 1 - Monday, 18th March, 2019

  08.45 - 09.15
  09.15 - 09.30
Inaugural address:
K Srinivasan, President, APAC, South Asia, Middle East and Africa, Intellect
Session 1 Brett King 09.30 - 10.45
Keynote Address by
Brett King
World-renowned Futurist & Speaker,
International Bestselling Author, Founder and
CEO of Moven

Topic: Bank 4.0 – Banking Everywhere, but not at a bank
10.45 - 11.15
Networking & Refreshment break
Session 2 11.15 - 12.15
Problem solving for Bank 4.0 – Applying Design Thinking
Arun Jain, Chairman & Managing Director, Intellect
Session 3 12.15 - 12.45
Much more from Core – the smart way for Open Banking
Rajesh Saxena, Chief Executive Officer,
Global Consumer Banking, Intellect
12.45 - 13.45
Session 4 13.45 - 14.30
Panel discussion: From Experience to ‘Monetizing’ Experience
Banesh Prabhu, Chief Strategy Advisor, Global Consumer Banking, Intellect
Michal Panowicz, Senior Global Digital Transformation Expert, Boston Consulting Group
Dr. Saeeda Jaffar, Managing Director with Alvarez & Marsal, Dubai
Sandeep Chouhan, Head of Operations & Technology at Mashreq Bank PSC
Session 5 14.30 - 15.00
‘Office In Your Pocket’
Jaideep Billa, President, Wealth Management, Intellect
15.00 - 15.30
Networking & Refreshment break
Session 6 15.30 - 16.00
Integrated Risk & Treasury: Enhancing the strategic potential of Treasury
Venkatesh Srinivasan,
Head of Strategy & Advisory, Risk, Treasury & Markets, Intellect
Cruise Dinner

Day 2 - Tuesday, 19th March, 2019

Session 1 09.00 - 09.30
Keynote Address : Vision of Contextual Banking
Manish Maakan, Chief Executive Officer, Global Transaction Banking, Intellect
Session 2 09.30 - 10.00
Digital Transaction Banking - Creating Next Generation Relevance with Businesses Large and Small
Phil Cantor, Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, Global Transaction Banking, Intellect
Octavianus Michael, Assistant Vice President, Bank Central Asia
Session 3

10.00 - 10.30
Harnessing AI, ML & Data for Smarter Underwriting and Bank Assurance
Deepak Dastrala, Vice President, Strategy & Innovation, Intellect
10.30 - 11.00
API first Digital Architecture – Opening the Bonnet of true Digital Banking
Sriram Vaidheeswaran, Global Head - Engineering, Retail Banking & Central Banking products, Global Consumer Banking, Intellect
11.00 - 11.15
Networking & Refreshment break
Session 4 11.15 - 11.45
Techcombank Modernisation journey & iGTB Implementation
Colin Page, Enterprise Architect, Global IBM Z Ecosystem and Strategic Solutions
Session 5 11.45 - 12.15
Customer Speak
Session 6
12.15 - 12.45
Methodology for Rapid Delivery
Sudha Gopalakrishnan, Head - Enterprise Integration
(Methods, Tools & Governance), Intellect
  12.45 - 13.30
Session 7

Format for track sessions
13.30 - 14.30
Track 1: Transaction Banking - DTB19 Preview
Track 2: Consumer Banking - IDC19 Preview
Track 3: Capital Cube, Web Custody and Wealth
14.30 - 15.30
Touch & Feel / one-on-one sessions
  15.30 - 15.45
Closing remarks

Event Location

Palazzo Versace Dubai

Palazzo Versace, Dubai

The magnificent Palazzo Versace, Dubai has been chosen for this first-ever User Meet. Upon your arrival in Dubai, you will be hosted at this luxurious hotel, which is located in the heart of the Jaddaf Waterfront, and just minutes away from the Dubai International Airport. Enjoy great views of the Dubai Creek and experience some neoclassical architecture with a few traces of the Arabic architecture as well. Every nook and corner of the Palazzo Versace exhibits absolute grandeur and is an apt setting for the User Meet.

You will be our guests from March 17th to March 19th, 2019, where Intellect will take care of your logistics, food and entertainment, et al, as you delve into the tomorrow of Digital Banking, today.

We look forward to seeing you at the first-ever Intellect User Meet!

Registration Closed