Convergence of traditional Banks with new-age Fintech startups

Wednesday, February 23, 2022, 4:00 – 6:00 PM UTC

Join our exclusive fire-side chat with Dr. R. Seetharaman, CEO - Doha Bank, and Henk Jan Hoogendoom (Moderator), Chief Of Financial Office, Qatar Financial Center as they hold a unique and in-depth discussion of the Fintech industry and sharing their individual experiences and viewpoints.

Fireside Chat

About this event

Doha Bank is one of the largest commercial banks in the State of Qatar and has been consistently registering a strong growth during the last decade with a participative leadership philosophy.

Dr. R. Seetharaman, Chief Executive Officer of Doha Bank since 2007, is a prominent personality in the banking industry throughout the Middle East, an economic expert who has achieved remarkable success for his contributions to Banking, Trade, Investment, Economics, Environment, Social responsibility, Philanthropy, and Charity.

Henk Jan Hoogendoorn is the Chief of Financial Sector Office at QFC, where he is responsible for delivering on QFC's mission of attracting financial and regulated businesses to Qatar through the QFC platform, in line with the Second Financial Strategy and Qatar National Vision 2030. He has extensive experience in international finance, management, and transforming and building businesses in the financial sector

Attend the exclusive fireside chat on Wednesday, 23rd February at 7 PM as our moderator, Henk unfolds "How Fintech is reshaping banking" and If we see a potential collaboration between the Fintechs and traditional banks in the near future.

We bring to you Fintech and traditional banks: competition or… symbiosis?

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Wednesday, February 23, 2022
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM UTC

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  • Indica Amarasinghe

    Chapter Director

  • Agata Braja

    Qatar Foundation

    SG Host and UX/UI Expert