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Financial Institutions must modernise, not only to meet global standards and regulations but also to create competitive differentiators within their markets. Hear insights from Elavon and GoCardless around the drivers for modernising payments and the operational benefits of architectural modernisation.

Speakers

Deepti Akkali

Head of Gateway Commercialisation, Elavon

Currently, at Elavon and previously Barclaycard, Deepti has led new product development, Change Management, Transformation, Customer experience; Strategy, Execution and Delivery.

Michael Bridgman

Director of Product Management, GoCardless

Michael has over a decade of experience in senior product management positions and has been with GoCardless since 2018 where he's leading the product team.

Lily Krakowsky

Senior Product Marketing Manager, GoCardless

Lily is a product marketing professional who's been in the industry for over eight years now. Before her career in product marketing, Lily pursued her passion in ballet and worked with the San Francisco Ballet, one of the world's leading dance companies.

Ben Hartley

Lead Associate, esynergy

Ben has been working in the industry for over a decade on various projects in a range of different industries including companies such as Nike, BBC, BDG, and mettle.

Overview

In this session, hear insights from Elavon and GoCardless around the drivers for modernising payments and the operational benefits of architectural modernisation. We’ll explore:

  1. Why payment optimisation is imperious given the current disruption and complexity in the payments ecosystem.
  2. The new era of open banking and the payment innovations we should expect in the next few years.
  3. The end-to-end payments value chain.
  4. The regulatory and pushback challenges to consider in new product adoption.

Who will benefit

Financial service organisations looking to drive payment modernisation.
Payment and technology leaders.
Open banking and FinTech leaders

What you’ll learn

Payment optimisation and payments ecosystem.
The new era of open banking and industry innovations.
The end-to-end payments value chain.
The regulatory and pushback challenges to consider in new product adoption.

About this event

In this session, we will share insights from financial services organisations around the drivers for modernising payments and the operational benefits of architecture modernisation. Deepti Akkali, Head of Gateway Commercialisation at Elavon, will explore why payment optimisation is imperious given the current disruption and complexity in the payments ecosystem. Deepti will talk about the holistic look at the end-to-end payments value chain, from client initiation to the clearing and settlement, targeting middle and back-office functions to enable innovation and connect to new networks and schemes at Elavon.

We’ll also look at how open banking is disrupting the payments landscape. Michael Bridgman, Director of Product Management at GoCardless and Lily Krakowsky, Senior Product Marketing Manager, will talk about the new era of open banking and the payment innovations we should expect in the next few years, including Variable Recurring Payments.

They’ll share how open banking is addressing fraud pain points at GoCardless, and the regulatory and pushback challenges they have had to consider in new product adoption.

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