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Nairobi, Kenya

FINNOVEX East Africa

The Leading Summit on Financial Services Innovation and Excellence


May 23 - May 24

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About The Event

Future-Proof Fintech Through Innovation as a Service

The 17th edition of the Finnovex Global Series continues to provide an interactive platform to discover East Africa's rapid innovations in the financial sector. Following the overwhelming success of last year's summit, we are pleased to announce the 3rd annual Finnovex East Africa 2023, which will be held in Nairobi, Kenya.

The summit will focus on cutting-edge technology demonstrations, knowledge sharing, high-level networking, and most importantly, face-to-face business discussions between BFSI sector decision makers and world-class solution providers looking to transform the digital future of BFSI companies in the region to address key challenges and explore technologies that can lead the Kenyan banking sector into the digital ecosystem.

What to expect?

  • Stakeholders and Policymakers Engagement
  • Engaging Content Experience
  • Awards Victory Celebrations
  • Trailblazing Speaker Line-Up
  • Live Interactive Networking

FINNOVEX East Africa in the numbers:

  • 250+ VIP Attendees
  • 47% C-Suites
  • 29% VPs/Directors/Heads
  • 19% Managers/ Senior Managers
  • 5% Others

Spotlight Focus

  • Harnessing the Power of Banking 4.0
  • Fintechs Eruption- Opportunities , Challenges & Pitfalls
  • Blockchain as a sustainability-oriented innovation
  • Data & Cloud Driven Strategies
  • Growth of Payments & Transaction Banking
  • Open & Embedded Finance
  • Cyber Security, Fraud & Biometrics
  • Championing Open APIs: Pioneering Digital Evolution
  • The Growing Impact of AI, ML and Automation
  • Digitalization, Microfinance and Financial Inclusion
  • Digital lending and Loans
  • CX modernization
  • The Rapid Evolution of Insurance Sector
  • The role of KYC and AML


  • Kariuki Ngari - Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, Standard Chartered Bank Kenya Limited.
  • Steve Njenga - Group CIO Payments, Equity Bank Limited Kenya
  • Adam Kasaine - Chief Executive Officer, Letshego Kenya
  • Daniel Murage Kinyua - Chief Financial Officer, UBA Group Kenya
  • Amit Budhdev - Group Chief Financial Officer, I&M Bank
  • John Muteru - Chief Risk Officer, Bank Of Africa
  • Sahil Arya - CIO-Head Of Banking Technology & Digital Transformation, Gulf African Bank
  • Hartnell ndugi - Chief Data Officer, Absa Group
  • Amrit gayan - Chief Operating Officer, SBM Bank Kenya
  • Mengistu Gemechu - Director Corporate Strategy Management and Transformation, Cooperative Bank of Oromia
  • Mesfin Hunde - Director, Digital Banking, Hijra Bank
  • Solomon Tesfaye - Vice President Information Technology, Lion(Anbesa) International Bank Ethiopia
  • Mwaniki Mugo - Capital Markets Development Expert, Financial Markets Department
  • Makabelo Malumane - Head Transaction Banking, Standard Chartered Bank Kenya Limited
  • John Mchaki - Head of Technology Services, Ecobank Transnational Incorporated
  • Francis (Kamya) Mulero - Head Retail & SME Banking, Exim Bank
  • Dr. Peter Kamau Njuguna - Chief Information Officer, Co-operative bank Kenya
  • Billy Odera - Chief Data Officer, Jubilee Insurance, Kenya
  • Odhiambo Samwe - Executive Director, Ecobank Kenya
  • Collins Wanyonyi - Head of Direct Banking, Stanbic Bank Kenya
  • Patrick M. Muchoki - Head, Business Process Management & Transformation, NCBA Group
  • Julius Orayo - Group Chief Information Officer, Jubilee Insurance , Kenya
  • Irene Irungu - Head of Program Delivery and Innovation, Stanbic Bank Kenya
  • Raphael Lekolool - Managing Director, POSTBANK, Kenya
  • Jumba Mafuno - Assistant Vice President Relationship Management, Absa Bank, Kenya Plc
  • Winnie Syowai Onyancha - Senior Transaction Banking Manager, KCB Bank Group, Kenya
  • Paul Sesi - Head, Transactional Banking & Product Development, SBM Bank, Kenya
  • Chike Isiwe - Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, UBA Kenya Bank
  • Sheila Bundi - Group Head of Customer Experience, APA Insurance Limited (Apollo Group), Kenya
  • Evans Odhiambo - Head of Transactional Banking, I&M Bank, Kenya
  • and more...!
The Leading Summit on Financial Services Innovation and Excellence