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As technology continues to redefine the landscape of the financial sector, the integration of Artificial Intelligence (AI) emerges as a transformative force, shaping the future of financial services.
This panel discussion will explore key elements that pave the way forward for the seamless incorporation of AI in the financial industry such as the regulatory landscape, innovative AI applications, strategic implementation and ethical considerations
By examining current approaches and anticipating upcoming trends, this concept note aims to provide valuable insights from industry leaders like Standard Chartered, Accenture, SAP and MAS.
This concept note seeks to contribute to the ongoing dialogue on AI in the financial sector, offering a comprehensive understanding of the current state, and the envisioned trajectory.



09.00 am Registration and Networking
09.30 am Welcome Remarks by EuroCham
09.35 am Opening Remarks
09.45 am Keynote Presentation
10.15 am Panel Discussion and Live Q&A moderated by Professor Jan Ondrus, ESSEC 

  • Kiran Mistry, Head of Financial Services, Asia-Pacific and Japan, SAP

10.55 am Closing Remarks
11.30 am End of Event

Light refreshments will be served.
The organisers reserve the right to change the programme content without giving prior notification or any reasons thereof.



Kiran Mistry
Head of Financial Services, Asia Pacific & Japan 

Kiran is a recognized thought leader in financial services, bringing over 24 years of experience to his customers.  Kiran has held diverse leadership positions across consulting, technology, and business functions, working for industry giants such as Standard Chartered Bank and Barclays.

Leveraging his financial services expertise, Kiran spearheads SAP’s financial services business across Asia Pacific & Japan. He partners directly with clients, translating his industry insights into actionable strategies that unlock innovative business models, fuel growth, and empower financial institutions to achieve their strategic objectives.

With the ever-shifting geopolitical and economic landscape, real-time cash flow visibility is a strategic imperative for businesses of all sizes.  Kiran is at the forefront of addressing this need, by partnering with leading banks, to seamlessly integrate them directly into SAP’s massive customer ecosystem of over 400,000 customers across 26 industries worldwide. Fostering a collaborative environment, Kiran is striving to unlock a range of innovative, value-added services to create a win-win scenario for both SAP’s customers and the partnered banks.



Jan Ondrus
Associate Professor of Information Systems

Jan Ondrus is an Associate Professor of Information Systems and holds the ESSEC Digital Disruption Chair. His research examines the strategic role of information technology in the development of digital ecosystems. He is particularly interested in the disruptive and transformative aspects of digital technology for business model innovation and social impact. Also, he has been specifically studying the emergence of mobile payment platforms for more than 20 years. His research has been published in top academic journals, presented at major conferences, and actively used in his teaching in the GMBA, the EMBA, and executive education programs at ESSEC.

Over the years, Jan has been closely working with industry partners and government agencies. He was a director for the ESSEC Chair Media & Digital (2009-2016) and the head of the Chair of Networked Business Models (2015-2018). He has provided executive training for Air France/KLM, Auchan, BPCE, Danone, Dentsu, KPMG, Orange, Société Générale, Thales, and Takeda, among other companies. He has been a frequent speaker at major industry events and regularly provides comments for the media (CNBC, Reuters, Nikkei, SCMP, CNA, Wired, Le Monde, The Straits Times, The Business Times, …).

In recent years, Jan held several administrative roles, such as Associate Dean of Faculty at ESSEC Asia Pacific, Associate Academic Director of the Global MBA, and Director of Research of the ESSEC Center of Excellence in Digital Business.



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