Nasir Zubairi has more than 16 years of experience in Financial Services and was named one of the 40 Innovators Shaping the Future of Financial Services by Financial News / Wall Street Journal in 2014. Nasir is currently Venture Partner at FinLeap in Berlin, a unique “company builder” focused on Fintech. FinLeap has launched 3 businesses since December 2014: Savedo.de, BillFront.com and Valendo.de, and has several other exciting ventures in the pipeline. They have scaled from 30 people to over 120 people in five months.
Jean Elia has more than 20 years of experience in Insurance, out of which 10 as CEO of leading life insurance companies.
He started his career with a UK insurer, before joining Societe Generale Group as COO for Sogecap Lebanon. He was appointed CEO of their Bancassurance subsidiary in Egypt in 2006, and CEO of the Moroccan subsidiary in 2009.
In 2013, Jean became CEO of SOGELIFE in Luxembourg, a leading life insurance company in the Grand-Duchy, providing life insurance and wealth planning solutions to international clients.
Jean Elia holds an International MBA and a BS in Information Technology. Specialised in strategy and leadership, he has advised several insurance companies and conducted structural changes and Bancassurance model implementations in the Middle East and Europe.
Sabine is a growth expert with years of experience working with leading organisations such as IBM, FICO, Pegasystems, SSP and over 100 well-known financial institutions, including insurers. At The Proposition Circle, Sabine advises insurers, FinTech organisations and investors on ways to accelerate revenue generation through the design of stakeholder-driven propositions and intelligent engagement strategies. She works with a number of FinTech ventures helping them shape relevant customer propositions in the areas of the Internet of Things and Big Data Artificial Intelligence. She writes on the topics of strategic innovation, digitisation and experience design best practices, and defines ways to deliver unique differentiation programmes that optimise value creation.
Alex Panican is a serial entrepreneur with more than 10 years of experience in Business Strategy, Digital Transformation and Innovation. He’s the Head of Partnerships and Ecosystem at the Luxembourg House of Financial Technology (LHoFT), where he’s supporting international fintechs to establish and grow their operations in Europe.
Alex is also a professor in Business Strategy and Digital Marketing. He holds an MBA in Strategy from the University of Quebec in Montreal, Canada.
The LHoFT aims to drive digitalization and innovation in the Luxembourg financial industry and build a collaborative ecosystem of innovators across all sectors of the domestic and international community, including traditional financial services firms, government, regulators, universities, investors and, of course, startups.
Adina has an actuarial degree and 19 years experience in different finance fields, quantitative modeling being one of them. Adina is an Asset Allocation specialist that started her career as a derivatives trader. She then joined BNP Paribas AM where she was product manager, fund manager and head of ALM. In 2007 she joined a spinoff of the EDHEC-Risk Institute to develop the Dynamic Core Satellite approach. During her career, Adina advised numerous asset managers and institutional investors on designing and managing multi-asset portfolios, including hedge funds. In 2010 Adina co-founded Active Asset Allocation, a FInsurTech specialised on risk based asset allocation & B2B digital investing.
Founder and CEO of Click-Ins Ltd. Eugene, previously served as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of a Life Insurance company and held several leadership positions within the insurance industry prior to this. These 28 years of experience inspired the need to create a unique solution to tackle the main challenge that contributes to the decreasing profitability of insurance companies – fraudulent claims. Eugene holds black belt in Taekwondo and Hapkido. BSc economics, graduated in Moldova State University, Wingate Institute of Sport, Mr. Greenberg made his way up from being an insurance agent, founder of several Insurance agencies with over 30000 client base to the founder of the Life Insurance Company from scratch and serving as it Chairman for 7 years.
Arvid de Coster
Arvid started his professional career as an insurance agent whilst still studying history at Ghent University, Belgium. Even though he climbed the ladder quickly, becoming responsible for several sales teams, he never lost contact with the customers and made it his mission to solve their problems.
He developed an interest in innovative insurance business models and in combining those models with cutting-edge technology in order to improve user experience and process efficiency. This led to the foundation of Belgium’s first peer-to-peer InsurTech, WeGroup.
Today, Arvid can be found at various international insurance conferences, pitching WeGroup as its co-founder and CEO or providing expertise as a speaker specializing in innovative business models and sales process optimization.