Sam is a FinTech enthusiast with 15 years’ experience working across banking & capital markets, business consulting, entrepreneurship, and venture investing. He is particularly passionate about current market trends including embedded finance, open banking, and decentralised finance. Sam heads up FinTech Business Development and Strategy at Amazon Web Services (‘AWS’) covering EMEA, where he manages relationships with ecosystem partners including VC and corporate investors, and helps FinTech startups scale and grow.

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Keynote: The importance of Ecosystems in FinTech 2.0

21/04/2022 / 13:30 - 13:45

In FinTech 2.0 collaboration is as important as competition. We’ve moved from an industry of challengers to one of enablers, and partnerships and ecosystem engagement are a critical success lever for innovators and incumbents. In this keynote AWS shares perspectives on the value of taking an ecosystem approach to fintech, and what’s enabling & driving this growing phenomenon.