Eli Broverman
Co-Founder,
Betterment
Eli Broverman
Eli Broverman
Co-Founder ,
Betterment
Eli Broverman is the Founder of Compound F, Co-Founder of Betterment, and is a sought after investor in and advisor to FinTech startups. 
 
Eli started Betterment with a vision that technology and automation will help people plan for their financial needs better and reach their goals. Betterment was the first robo-adviser in the world and continues to lead the industry with over $16b in AUM and 400k customers. As President and COO at Betterment, Eli helped scale the company from inception to growth stage, working across all facets of the business. To aid that growth, the Betterment team has raised $275mm in equity financing, valuing the company at nearly $1b. 
Eli is a frequent guest on CNBC, FOX, and Bloomberg TV, and is a regular speaker at leading industry events. 
Eli s a graduate of Brown University and New York University School of Law.
Tarah Wheeler
Cybersecurity Policy Fellow,
New America
Tarah Wheeler
Tarah Wheeler
Cybersecurity Policy Fellow ,
New America

Tarah Wheeler was the cybersecurity czar at Symantec—one of the world’s top cybersecurity firms with over $4 billion in sales, and global leader in keeping private citizens and corporations safe from cyber attacks. She is currently the Senior Director of Data Trust and Threat and Vulnerability Management at Splunk; Cybersecurity Policy Fellow at New America; Principal Security Advisor and CEO at cybersecurity firm Red Queen Technologies, and member of the board of Fizzmint, an end-to-end employee management company she founded. She has led projects at Microsoft Game Studios (including the games Halo and Lips) and architected systems at encrypted mobile communications firm Silent Circle. She’s been named the top female cybersecurity influencer in the world by Onalytica. A serial entrepreneur, she’s also a founder of Infosec Unlocked (an initiative to add diversity in Infosec conference speakers), the Women in Tech Council (to increase women’s participation in tech conference speaking), and Hack the People Foundation (a nonprofit mentorship initiative focused on underprivileged people in technology).

Wheeler is also the head author of Women In Tech: Take Your Career to The Next Level with Practical Advice and Inspiring Stories. Described as “jam packed with insights from women in the field” by Forbes, Women in Tech helps women of all backgrounds, orientations, and abilities navigate new or ongoing careers in STEM fields—from security to engineering, computer coding to game design. Throughout the book—as in her funny, empowering, and straight-shooting talks—Wheeler is the ideal advocate for fairness, dismantling the most pervasive biases against diverse tech professionals. But she’s also pragmatic, offering invaluable tips for women on salary negotiation, interviews, entrepreneurship, mentorship, and much more.

Wheeler holds an MSc from Portland State University, and is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), a Certified Scrum Master (CSM), and a Certified Scrum Developer (CSD). She is also a pre-candidate for a PhD in Complex Systems and Political Science from the University of Michigan and a National Science Foundation Fellow. A Texas holdem poker player, she acquired her startup funds by cleaning out poker rooms in the Northwest and Las Vegas.

Kareem Tabbaa
Chief Product Officer,
Wahed Inc.
Kareem Tabbaa
Kareem Tabbaa
Chief Product Officer ,
Wahed Inc.
Kareem leads and develops Wahed’s product offering and growth strategy. He joined Wahed in its early days, prior to the company having a live product or any clients. Back then, he was focused on heading the company's launch efforts both from a product and client acquisition perspective. As the company grew Kareem helped build several teams and functions across different verticals, allowing for smooth internal operations across multiple jurisdictions.
 
With a passion for building digital products, he leads the product and design teams while working closely with the tech team to create game changing platforms, most recently Wahed's international robo advisor.
 
In addition, Kareem also manages the user acquisition, digital marketing, and client support functions. The company became the US's largest halal robo advisor by client count and is currently expanding globally.
 
Prior to Wahed, Kareem worked in Investment Banking at Goldman Sachs in London where he collaborated on executing multi-billion dollar corporate actions. He also previously ran his own business in Jordan in the retail and distribution space. Kareem graduated with honors from Cass Business School in London where he focused on Banking and International Finance, and is a member of Beta Gamma Sigma, an honors society for business school students.
Clare Joy
Region Lead (South East Asia),
Onfido
Clare Joy
Clare Joy
Region Lead (South East Asia) ,
Onfido
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Clare is Region Lead for South East Asia at Onfido. Onfido offers AI-based identity verification technology, which assesses whether a user’s government-issued ID is genuine or fraudulent, and then compares it against their facial biometrics. Onfido enables over 1,500 businesses to onboard global customers remotely and securely.

Clare is responsible for business development across the region, driving the company's international expansion strategy via strategic partnerships, regulatory engagement, and organic growth. Prior to Onfido, Clare was on the founding team of London-based fintech investment platform, Landbay. 
Mats Holmfeldt
Partner & Senior Executive,
Covr Security
Mats Holmfeldt
Mats Holmfeldt
Partner & Senior Executive ,
Covr Security
Ex Banker, Funding Partner and Chairman of Fintech Eco-system in Sweden, Entrepreneur and Angel Investor actively working with multiple start-up companies fueling their growth.
 
Mats is a venture catalyst with a long history working in banking within various leadership positions. He has always had a passion for tech and finance.
 
20 years within the Banking and Financial Industry as Senior Executive and Board of Director positions in companies as Swedbank, Intrum and SEB and 10 years with start-up and innovation companies.
 
Adrian Gunadi
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer,
Investree
Adrian Gunadi
Adrian Gunadi
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer ,
Investree
https://www.investree.id/en
Having graduated from the University of Indonesia Faculty of Economics, and thereafter earning his MBA from the Rotterdam School of Management at Erasmus University, Adrian started his career as a Management Trainee at Citibank, before proceeding to manage Islamic Finance at Standard Chartered, Saadiq, Dubai, UAE. Eventually, he became Head of the Sharia Division at Bank Permata, and finally prior to his present job, he worked as the Director for Retail Banking at Bank Muamalat. Throughout the past 20 years in both local and international banking, Adrian has been busy building business models for banking companies within the conventional sphere in areas such as sharia finance and SME platforms, as well as in microfinance and e-banking in the retail sector.
 
His experience working in a variety of leading financial institutions made Adrian see firsthand how the difficulties faced by Indonesian people to gain access to finance, especially in this case for SMEs. Departing from this, Adrian implemented the idea to build a digital container that can connect Borrowers and Lenders, namely Investree.
 
For his continuous efforts to build the fintech lending industry in order to help grow SMEs and improve financial inclusion in Indonesia, Adrian has received an award from the Financial Services Authority, 2018 Indonesian Financial Figures from Investor Magazine, "Best Fintech Danamon Entrepreneur Award 2017", and "SME100 Awards: 2019 Fast Moving Companies". In 2017, Adrian has also received prestigious award from "Endeavour Entrepreneur Indonesia" in London. Besides actively served as Vice Chairman of the Association of Indonesian Fintech, Adrian was also elected as the Chairman of the Association of Indonesian Joint Funding Fintech. As a runner and triathlon activist, Adrian competed in international competitions such as NYC 2015, Chicago 2016, Berlin 2017, London 2019 and the BCA Super League Triathlon 2019 in Bali.
 
Wong Kah Meng
Chief Executive Officer,
Funding Societies Malaysia
Wong Kah Meng
Wong Kah Meng
Chief Executive Officer ,
Funding Societies Malaysia
https://fundingsocieties.com.my/
Kah Meng is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Funding Societies Malaysia, a digital financing and credit technology platform in Malaysia for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs). Founded by locals, Funding Societies Malaysia is funded by leading investors Sequoia Capital, Softbank Ventures Asia, LINE Ventures and Alpha JWC, among others.
 
Kah Meng has been featured widely in media such as The Edge, The Star, The New Straits Times, Bernama and other major media channels.
 
Prior to Funding Societies, Kah Meng was a management consultant with global consulting firm Oliver Wyman, specialising in strategy development and risk management within the Financial Services industry, with experience across Southeast Asia and the Middle East.
David Low
General Manager ,
Luno Malaysia
David Low
David Low
General Manager ,
Luno Malaysia
David currently leads Luno's Southeast Asia business as General Manager.  David is a qualified advocate & solicitor in Malaysia and a law graduate from the University of Reading, UK. He also has extensive experience working across a variety of start-ups including in the technology and F&B industries. David is passionate about enabling & growing new technology in a sustainable and responsible manner. He also strongly believes that regulation in the cryptocurrency space is good for its growth.
Kelvyn Chuah
Founder and Managing Director,
SINEGY Technologies (M)
Kelvyn Chuah
Kelvyn Chuah
Founder and Managing Director ,
SINEGY Technologies (M)

Kelvyn Chuah currently serves as the Founder and Managing Director of SINEGY. From Penang, Kelvyn is recognized to be one of the youngest Malaysian to obtain the Series 7 qualification in Wall St., New York. Subsequently, his professional career started in market-making and eventually included arbitrage in foreign equities. He has established trading desks across several institutions before returning to Malaysia to pursue other ventures prior to SINEGY.

Hong Qi Yu
Chief Executive Officer,
Tokenize Technology (M)
Hong Qi Yu
Hong Qi Yu
Chief Executive Officer ,
Tokenize Technology (M)
Qi Yu is the CEO of Tokenize Technology (M). Tokenize Exchange is a licence digital assets exchange (DAX) in Malaysia and leading DAX in South East Asia in providing liquidity to digital assets investors. He leads the company and the tech team in developing a robust, secure, and user-friendly platform. He has years of professional IT experience in cybersecurity, system and solution engineering. On top of that, he has years of experience in managing different financial assets portfolios such as equities, forex, future and cryptocurrencies.
 
As a tech enthusiast, Qi Yu has seen the rise of cryptocurrencies since the conception of bitcoin. He has since merged his passion with his profession and combined the best of both worlds by founding Tokenize. In 2018, he is very fortunate to be nominated as 40 under 40 by Malaysian Business Magazine.
Wong Wai Ken
Country Manager (Malaysia),
StashAway
Wong Wai Ken
Wong Wai Ken
Country Manager (Malaysia) ,
StashAway
https://www.stashaway.my/
 
Wai Ken has accumulated asset management experience in the Investments division of Khazanah Nasional Berhad and Premium China Funds Management in Australia. 
 
He has also gained capital markets experience at Affin Hwang Capital by serving in both its Corporate Strategy and Equity Capital Markets departments. With Affin Hwang, he first played an instrumental role in the post-merger integration of the two investment banks. He later gained deals experience with the Equity Capital Markets team, and successfully helped list companies and raise equity on Bursa Malaysia. As Country Manager of StashAway Malaysia, he led the launch the local business by establishing partnerships and marketing channels.
Ronnie Tan
Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director,
MyTheo
Ronnie Tan
Ronnie Tan
Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director ,
MyTheo
www.mytheo.my
Mr. Ronnie Tan is currently the CEO & Managing Director of GAX MD. His role includes strengthening the digital investment management ecosystem, aside from creating a working culture that promotes customer centricity, creative innovation and collaborative intelligence. He brings with him more than 35 years of experience in the financial, investment and capital market industry.
 
Since 2001, Mr. Ronnie has been the Managing Director of Silverlake Capital Market Solution, where he spearheaded the Silverlake Group in developing innovative solutions for the funds management and investment banking industry. He is responsible for the overall business growth, technology innovation, fostering strategic collaborations and creating value for clients. He also leads the Silverlake Group’s Fintech Transformation strategy.
 
Prior to joining the Silverlake Group, Mr. Ronnie served as Group Head of IT and Operations for Hwang-DBS Investment Bank. Mr. Ronnie also served as the First Vice President, Chief Information Officer Group IT and Banking Operations for OCBC Bank. In both of these positions, he was primarily responsible for the bank’s strategic planning, digital innovation, operations and process re-engineering.
 
Mr. Ronnie received an Honours Degree in Computer Science and Accounting from Monash University, Australia in 1984.
He embraces new experiences and cultures during his travels and appreciates a good read every now and then.
Robin Lee
Chief Executive Officer,
HelloGold
Robin Lee
Robin Lee
Chief Executive Officer ,
HelloGold
https://www.hellogold.com/
Robin Lee is the Co-Founder and CEO of HelloGold, an ASEAN fintech focused on creating financial products for the underserved and the unbanked in emerging markets. HelloGold launched its platform in Malaysia in April 2017 with gold as its first financial product with a minimum transaction size of 25 cents. As at December 2018, it has more than 90,000 customers in Malaysia and Thailand. HelloGold is now preparing for 1) market expansion beyond Malaysia and Thailand into rest of Asia and MENA 2) extension into other asset classes and 3) the launch of its blockchain backend.
 
Robin is the former CFO of the World Gold Council. He has also been a strategy consultant at the Boston Consulting Group, and a regulator with the Securities Commission Malaysia. He qualified as a chartered accountant with KPMG and is a graduate from Oxford University.
Vineeta Tan
Managing Editor,
REDmoney Group
Vineeta Tan
Vineeta Tan
Managing Editor ,
REDmoney Group
https://ifnfintech.com
Vineeta Tan is the Managing Editor of Islamic Finance news (IFN), the world’s leading Islamic finance news provider, and IFN Fintech, the industry’s first and only publication dedicated to fintech for Islamic finance. A multimedia journalist with almost a decade of experience in the journalism and publishing industry working independently and leading a team, Vineeta specializes in ethical and Islamic finance as well as fintech reporting and analysis, covering regions including the Middle East, Asia, Africa and Europe. 
 
As Managing Editor of IFN, she is responsible for the editorial direction and business development of IFN and its sister publications in addition to authoring reports, producing podcasts and conducting video interviews. She has interviewed senior industry players, key stakeholders and senior dignitaries including the finance/economic ministers of Ivory Coast, Sri Lanka, and the Maldives, among others. 
 
Vineeta is also a regular in the international conference circuit as both a moderator and speaker. Trained in journalism and sociology, Vineeta holds an Islamic Finance Qualification awarded by the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investments in the UK.
David Rajoo
Chief Cybersecurity Architect,
Symantec ASEAN
David Rajoo
David Rajoo
Chief Cybersecurity Architect ,
Symantec ASEAN
David is the Chief Cybersecurity Architect for Symantec ASEAN. Constantly pushing technology boundaries and enhancing his cybersecurity leadership, David is passionate in helping organization’s digital transformations leveraging an integrated cybersecurity platform as a key competitive advantage. 
 
With more than 18 years’ experience as a cybersecurity professional, David has experiences leading regional teams, partnering with academia to build a vibrant talent ecosystem to working with a wide range of clients on security transformation programmes. He is a media spokesperson for Symantec to deliver thought leadership bringing forth the cybersecurity agenda.
 
David holds a Bachelor of Computer Science (Information Systems) from Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. He is also a ISC2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) and successfully obtained the ISC2 Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) and Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK) certifications.
Isaku Endo
Senior Financial Sector Specialist,
World Bank
Isaku Endo
Isaku Endo
Senior Financial Sector Specialist ,
World Bank
Isaku Endo is a Senior Financial Sector Specialist in Finance, Competitiveness and Innovation Global Practice at the World Bank. He is specialized in financial market infrastructures, payments/remittances and AML/CFT. Currently, based in Manila, he serves as a World Bank financial sector coordinator for the Philippines. He advises governments on financial sector development policies and regulatory issues and leads a financial sector development program for the Philippines. He is also undertaking analytical work on FinTech and money services business reforms. He also represents the World Bank at ASEAN central bank working committees on payment and settlement systems and financial inclusion. Prior to this, he served as a financial sector focal point for Indonesia based in Jakarta. He also managed the World Bank’s technical assistance on financial inclusion in Indonesia and led payment systems projects in several countries in the East Asia and the Pacific Region.
Raja Adam Raja Malik
Chief Financial Officer,
MoneyMatch
Raja Adam Raja Malik
Raja Adam Raja Malik
Chief Financial Officer ,
MoneyMatch

Raja Adam is the Chief Financial Officer of MoneyMatch, a Malaysian FinTech company specialising in crossborder payments and remittances for businesses and consumers. 

MoneyMatch is part of the pioneer batch of sandbox entrants under the Malaysian central bank (BNM) Fintech Regulatory Sandbox and has since graduated into a fully licensed entity with close to MYR 800 Million in gross transaction value since June 2017.

He was formerly the Vice President of FinTech Association of Malaysia (FAOM) in 2018, and is presently a Committee Member & Lead for Regulatory Affairs and Technology (RegTech). FAOM is a non-profit association dedicated to advancing and fostering a vibrant FinTech industry for Malaysia in an appropriately regulated environment.

Adam started his career as a capital markets regulator; he was a unit leader under Ecosystem Development for the Innovation, Digital & Strategy business group of Securities Commission Malaysia and part of the policy development team formulating the Equity crowdfunding and P2P lending framework for Malaysia. 

Harish Natarajan
Lead Financial Sector Specialist,
World Bank
Harish Natarajan
Harish Natarajan
Lead Financial Sector Specialist ,
World Bank
Harish is a Lead Financial Sector Specialist in the Finance, Competitiveness and Innovation Global Practice and leads a global team working on payments and market infrastructures. He is a core member of the cross-sectoral teams in the World Bank working on Universal Financial Access 2020, ID for Development, Government payments, Digital Economy and FinTech. Harish represents the World Bank in the working groups of the Committee on Payment Market Infrastructures (CPMI) at the Bank for International Settlements and FinTech related working groups at the Financial Stability Board (FSB). Prior to joining the World Bank, Harish worked with VISA Inc, in the South Asia region in various senior level positions in business development, operations and risk management. Prior to VISA, Harish worked in in Citigroup, Infosys and other technology companies, primarily in the areas of payment systems and retail banking.
Bobby Ong
Co-founder,
CoinGecko
Bobby Ong
Bobby Ong
Co-founder ,
CoinGecko
Bobby Ong is the co-founder of CoinGecko, an analytics platform for tracking cryptocurrencies and blockchain assets. CoinGecko was established in April 2014 and is one of the largest cryptoasset data aggregators in the world. Bobby is a contributing author in two digital currencies books - Handbook of Digital Currency, 1st Edition and Handbook of Blockchain, Digital Finance, and Inclusion, Volume 1. He was included in the Forbes 2019 30 Under 30 Asia list and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Economics from University College London in 2012.
Suraya Zainudin
Founder,
Ringgit Oh Ringgit
Suraya Zainudin
Suraya Zainudin
Founder ,
Ringgit Oh Ringgit
https://ringgitohringgit.com/
Suraya is a self-employed writer and an independent communications consultant specialising in online content creation and management for the financial industry. She is also the founder of the personal finance website RinggitOhRinggit.com.
Mohammad Ridzuan Abdul Aziz
President,
FinTech Association of Malaysia
Mohammad Ridzuan Abdul Aziz
Mohammad Ridzuan Abdul Aziz
President ,
FinTech Association of Malaysia
Ridzuan is the current president of the FinTech Association of Malaysia (FAOM) and instrumental in raising the profile of Malaysia as an international hub for FinTech, Islamic Finance and the Digital Economy.
 
He has over 20 years of commercially driven regulatory, compliance and technology experiences in Asia-Pacific.  He provides regulatory advice, business solutions and consultancy to banks, remittance companies, fund management entities, broker dealers (equity and derivatives) as well as sovereign wealth managers on regulatory requirements, compliance risks management, licensing, business viability and practical implementation of FinTech and regulatory technology (RegTech).
 
Ridzuan is also the WorldRemit Country Director for Malaysia and Head of ASEAN Business. WorldRemit is one of the fastest growing global online-only remittance providers headquartered in the UK, operating in over 50 countries and servicing more than 5000 corridors. Previously in 2017, Ridzuan was the CEO of Sedania As Salam Capital Sdn Bhd, a patented fintech solution provider that utilizes mobile airtime as the commodity for Tawarruq Contract for Shariah compliance financing provided by 40 financial institutions in Malaysia.
 
Ridzuan is also one of the international advisory panel members for the Labuan Financial Services Authority and member of the Malaysia Innovation Policy Council. Both roles provide him a unique platform to share fresh perspectives about the needed elements for both on-shore and mid-shore to be optimized to enhance Malaysia’s competitive advantage for FinTech eco-system.
 
Earlier in 2013 and 2016, Ridzuan founded RHT Compliance Solutions and CS Technology Solutions Sdn Bhd, respectively. Both firms provide regulatory technology advisory consultancy for established fintech firms seeking assistance on regulatory matters in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and Hong Kong.
 
Ridzuan graduated from University of Wales, Aberyswyth (1997) with BSc Economics, majoring in Accounting and Finance.  He obtained his MBA, specializing in Management Information System from the International Islamic University Malaysia (2005).