Don’t miss these IBM sessions at Money20/20

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As we head into Money20/20 next week, I want to make sure you are aware of the best ways to engage with IBM at the conference. If you read Bob Hoey’s earlier Money20/20 blog, you know that IBM has a great line up of  featured executive speaking sessions and daily Wake Up with the CEOs discussions focused on how leaders are reinventing financial services to deliver better customer experiences, build skilled workforces, and solve industry-wide challenges with transformative payments, mobile, commerce and financial technology.

I also want to take a moment to highlight our IBM boardroom sessions on Monday-Tuesday, October 22-23. The IBM team will present on a variety of topics ranging from AI to the future of payments to the current trends in financial services. These small group sessions allow for quality time with some of our best experts in financial services.

These sessions will fill up fast; so please plan ahead and follow each session link below to register in advance!

Monday, October 22, 2018

Veronese, 2nd level Room 2406 Veronese, 2nd level Room 2505
10:45-11:30 AM

Creating compelling AI omni-channel customer experiences

Warren Raisch, IBM Executive Strategist, Watson Customer Engagement

For those in marketing, data and analytics roles who have business operations responsibility. Customers expect personalized engagement at every touch point. Learn how leading banks, credit unions and financial services firms leverage AI and cognitive to transform experiences that scale to millions of customers.


12:00-12:55 PM

Building blocks for a fintech world: Hands-on workshop

Alvin Cho, Chief Architect, Watson Financial Services Solutions

For those in API development, open banking, fintech and financial institution digital transformation. Fintech application development is supported in the IBM Cloud. What are the use cases, programming patterns, APIs and deployment options? How to create fintech apps in the IBM Cloud? In this talk we step through the building blocks.

2:00-2:45 PM

Transformation in cross-border payments

Carmelle Cadet, IBM Blockchain Payments Business Development Manager

For corporate and commercial bank global payments executives and line of business leaders. See how blockchain is transforming the payments landscape with speed, transparency, and cost savings from a traditionally slow, costly and process-intensive industry.

10:45-11:30 AM

Payment Modernization: Instant. Secure. Global.

Maura K Schoonmaker, IBM Program Director, System z Banking and Financial Markets

For those interested in payments systems and infrastructure. Many FIs are re-evaluating if their current systems can survive global disruption and higher client service expectations. We’ll discuss the right platforms to handle payment volumes, putting APIs in place and preventing fraud in payments and more.


1:00-1:45 PM

Changing the way money moves

Craig Rector, IBM Offering Management, Commercial Payment Solutions

For heads of payment operations, retail banking, and strategy or innovation. Customers and merchants demand real-time payment services. See how banks drive payment innovation by combining IoT, real-time payment processing and robust fraud prevention. Includes a live demo of voice-initiated commerce.











Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Veronese, 2nd level Room 2406 Veronese, 2nd level Room 2505
10:15-11:15 AM

The future of payment fraud prevention

Paul Govoni, IBM Worldwide Sales Leader, Safer Payments

For those in fraud and risk management, and executives in money transfer and payment services. Savvy criminals keep evolving fraud schemes to avoid detection, so stopping suspect transactions isn’t easy. Next generation fraud detection solutions with AI help analysts better determine transaction validity and detect suspicious patterns.


12:15-1:30 PM

Digital trust in financial services

Shaked Vax, Technical Sales Leader, IBM Security
For those providing security within the organization’s channels, data, and other digital assets. Digital Trust is a promise between an institution and its customers. Upholding this promise goes beyond the CISO as traditional SOC and GRC teams need to be enabled. Discussion will include common use cases.

12:15-1:30 PM

How will the payment industry survive a major cyber attack?

Gary Meshell, Global Sales Leader David Cass, Cloud CISO, IBM Security

For those responsible for secure and compliant transformation to the cloud. IBM has worked with several payment companies in our cyber range to examine the readiness of the payment industry to survive a major cyber attack. This workshop will provide IBM’s learnings and recommendations and what steps the payment industry must take to survive a coordinated cyber attack.




11:30-12:15 PM

Data transfer and visibility trends in financial services

Susan Roberts, Program Director, Visibility & Analytics, IBM Watson Supply Chain Offering Management

 For those tasked with creating business value and business growth through technology. Onboard partners with greater ease. Today’s solutions simplify partner migration from legacy to future-proof platforms. Join IBM to learn how your peers maximize ROI and minimize risk with partner networks for advantageous business relationships.


1:30-2:30  PM

Four pillars for a successful digital transformation

Warren Raisch, IBM Executive Strategist, Watson Customer Engagement

 For those in marketing, data and analytics roles who have business operations responsibility. NextGen Personalization. Customers expect on-demand personalization which requires AI and automation to scale. Watson’s powerful AI allows for marketers to know their customers and predictively surface next best actions to deliver high impact customer experiences that delight.












IBM Reception at Yardbird

Also, don’t forget about IBM reception on Tuesday starting 5:30 PM at Yardbird Southern Table and Bar. This will be a great chance to network and wind down after a long couple of days at Money20/20. No registration is required for this event.

IBM at Money 20/20

If you like what you see and hear from IBM at Money 20/20 and want to share your thoughts or learn more, you can schedule a meeting with one of our financial services experts via the IBM at Money20/20 site.


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