The FinTech revolution is having a profound impact on the financial services industry. Citi estimates that 30% of banking jobs may disappear over the next 10 years. Large tech firms like Facebook, Amazon, Tencent and Xiaomi are all tapping into the financial services space.
Based on this reality, what is happening in the finance ecosystem in Hong Kong? Does Hong Kong have a promising FinTech future? Should bankers be worried, and can Hong Kong remain the regional financial hub amid the FinTech revolution?
In this talk, Henri Aslanian will explain the Fintech landscape in Hong Kong and discuss the skills that bankers of the future will need.
Henri Arslanian is the PwC FinTech & Reg.Tech Lead for China and Hong Kong. He is also an Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Hong Kong where he teaches the first FinTech university course ever offered in Asia. Before joining PwC, Henri worked at a FinTech start-up and spent many years at UBS Investment Bank in Hong Kong.
Henri is a TEDx speaker, a published author, and board member at several finance, academic, civil society, and FinTech related advisory boards. He has been named one of the 100 Most Influential Individuals in FinTech in Asia and was awarded the Governor General of Canada Gold Medal for Academic Excellence.
Henri speaks English, French, Armenian, Spanish and Mandarin Chinese.
* This talk will be delivered in English | Entrance over 18