Farshad Nowshadi is VP of eStrategy at Saman Bank, helped the Bank to become one of the most innovative technological Banks in the Middle East with over 4 Million customers, and one the most used Online Payment Gateways in the world. An initial investor in Google and Amazon and invested in number of FinTech start up across Middle east, Europe and USA. Also currently part of one of Europe largest Fin/Tech start-up community programs at Level 39-London. For 25 years, Farshad has been one of the key global consultant to Reuters Financial services working as a consultant to global Banks (such as Deutsche Bank and Barclays), Stockbrokers and at Microsoft HQ. Farshad is Author of several internationally-selling books on technology in the financial world and often requested Intentional Speaker on FinTech at Finance conferences. He has an M.Phil (Computing) from Sussex(UK) University.