Barclays, Santander and Citi discuss Major Customer Uptake of Mobile Banking Services

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Open Mobile Media have today announced that leading digital and mobile banking experts from Barclays, Santander and Citi are gathering at the Mobile Commerce and Banking Summit (20th-21st April, London) to discuss the meteoric customer uptake of mobile apps and services in digital banking, following recent statistics released by the British Banking Association.

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Digital banking is really shaking up the market, driving competition and innovation.

Banking apps for mobile and tablets were downloaded over 14 million times in 2014 (British Banking Association, 2014), representing a massive opportunity for banks and retailers to connect with their customers through a uniquely personal channel. This is reflected in the cutting edge themes being addressed at the upcoming Mobile Commerce and Banking conference, including discussion around new security advances, progress in authentication techniques and an in depth look at the challenges surrounding consumer adoption and engagement through mobile.

“Digital banking is really shaking up the market, driving competition and innovation”, commented Tariq Khatri, EY Partner, Digital Financial Services. “The British public’s adoption of digital banking has reached critical mass this year, and we believe the UK has a unique opportunity to achieve a leading position in digital banking.”

Open Mobile Media’s Mobile Commerce and Banking Summit brings together over 150 visionary mobile product leaders from major retail banks, financial institutions, retailers and wireless carriers to discuss the critical challenges facing consumer adoption and engagement in mobile banking apps and solutions.

Key experts confirmed to speak include:

  •     Stefan Happ, EVP & GM Global Emerging Payments, American Express
  •     Jeremy Nicholds, Executive Director Mobile, Visa
  •     Luke Olbrich, Senior Director and Head of EMEA Core Payments, Paypal
  •     John Maynard, Development Director, PayM
  •     Chris Bush, Technology Lead – Mobile, BP Retail
  •     Shashidar Bhat, Head EMEA Digital Products, Citi
  •     Kevin Schmidt, Head International Ecommerce, Stubhub (eBay)
  •     Julio Faura, Head of Corporate Development, Santander
  •     Raman Sethi, VP Mobile, Barclays
  •     Greg Henwood, Rehabilitation ICT Sub-Programme Director, Biometrics Institute

Conference themes addressed include:

  •     Communicating Consumer Value Proposition and Driving Adoption
  •     The Personal Banking Experience and Consumer Engagement
  •     The Future of Authentication
  •     The Rise of the Non-Banks
  •     Scaling a Seamless Mobile Wallet Solution
  •     Mobile Solutions for the Un-Banked

The newly released agenda and speaker line-up is available on the Mobile Commerce and Banking Summit website here:

Tickets are available to join the leaders of the mobile financial revolution here:

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