Moderator: Gilles Ubaghs, Strategic Advisor, Aite-Novarica Group

From Crypto, to NFT’s, The Metaverse, Web3.0, Quantum Computing, DeFi and more, the commercial banking space is seemingly facing an onslaught of next greatest thing technologies from fintechs, vendors and banks themselves that its proponents claim will ‘change everything’. While hype often doesn’t match reality, banks and vendors everywhere now face keeping track of the true implications of the bewildering array of emerging technologies now facing the FI landscape. This panel will provide a longer term strategic look at what banks need to know today, how to cut through the hype and better direct investment resources, and better prepare themselves for a state of (possibly) perpetual technology revolution.