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With London becoming a global leading force in financial technology, Open Mobile Media's Mobile Commerce & Banking summit will gather leaders from the banks, retailers, and fintech companies to discuss the critical challenges and opportunities.

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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.

The UK’s digital economy is thriving. Britain’s tech sector is a significant engine of growth, estimated to contribute around £100bn to the UK economy. (Tech City UK)

'The government is determined to drive increased competition in the banking market, so that banks, alternative providers and financial technology (FinTech) firms compete vigorously, on a level playing field, to win and retain customers. Budget 2015 announces a package of measures to further support competition in banking, details of which have been published separately in ‘Banking for the 21st Century: driving competition and choice. ' (HM Treasury, Budget 2015)

With London becoming a global leading force in financial technology, the Mobile Commerce & Banking summit will gather leaders from the banks, retailers, and fintech companies to discuss the critical challenges and opportunities.

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 opportunities in this fast changing market.

“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.”

OMM’s Mobile Commerce and Banking Summit brings together over 100 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 are confirmed to speak include:

  • Stefan Happ, EVP & GM Global Emerging Payments, American Express
  • Jeremy Nicholds, Executive Director Mobile, Visa
  • 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:

Consumer strategy & design from Fjord, Visa, AMEX, Barclays

  • How is mobility game changer for banks
  • How can banks engage and acquire consumers on the move

Security & Functionality form Paym, MEF, iProove, Biometrics Institute

  • How will tokenisation and host card emulation enhance security
  • Unlocking digital cryptocurrencies

The timed agenda for the Mobile Commerce and Banking Summit website is available here: http://www.openmobilemedia.com/mobile-payments-europe/

Tickets are available to join the leaders of the mobile financial revolution here: http://www.openmobilemedia.com/mobile-payments-europe/register.php

About Open Mobile Media
Open Mobile Media is a registered company in England and Wales – Registered number 04388971, 7-9 Fashion Street, London, E1 6PX, UK. The company specializes in providing business intelligence to business leaders across the converging mobile, Internet, media and high tech spaces.http://www.openmobilemedia.com

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