Panel Session One

AI in SME Lending
  • Exploring the role of artificial intelligence in reshaping digital lending strategies.
  • AI’s contribution in achieving the goals outlined in KSA’s Vision 2030 for financial accessibility and growth.
  • Analyzing how AI technologies improve customer experience in the lending process.
Rachel Salamani
Rachel Salamani

Director Consulting, Deloitte

Osama AlRae
Osama AlRae

CEO, Lendo

Omar AlShamsi
Omar AlShamsi

CEO, Watermelon

Ramana Kumar
Ramana Kumar

CEO, Magnati

Badr Mohamed
Badr Mohamed

Field CTO EMEA, Oracle

Panel Session Two

Navigating Regulatory Transformation
  • Analyzing the impact of regulatory changes on SME lending and financial inclusion.
  • Exploring regulatory frameworks from successful international models in lending.
  • Strategies for fostering a collaborative ecosystem that supports regulatory norms and growth.
Dr. Ehab Elsonbaty
Dr. Ehab Elsonbaty

Partner, DLA Piper

Osahon Akpata
Osahon Akpata

Head, SME & Partnerships ECO Bank

Humaied Almutfar
Humaied Almutfar

Kafala

Nabel Issa
Nabel Issa

Managing Partner, King & Spalding

Qamar Saleem
Qamar Saleem

CEO, SME Finance Forum

Panel Session Three

Transformative Synergies in Finance Revolutionizing SME Growth through Digital Banking and Evolving Capital Markets
  • Discussing the pivotal role of banks and NBFIs in driving economic development and financial inclusion.
  • Identifying innovative financial products and services that can contribute to the vision's objectives.
  • Exploring the role of technology in reshaping digital lending landscape.
  • Delving into the influence of digital banks in facilitating lending
Sara Dannawi
Sara Dannawi

Director, Consulting, Deloitte

Ahmed Alsammari
Ahmed Alsammari

COO, FAB Bank

Cristian Giacomini
Cristian Giacomini

Chairman & CEO, Mode Finance International

Modhie Alshammary
Modhie Alshammary

MSME Country Manager, Riyad Bank

Abdulaziz Alnashwan
Abdulaziz Alnashwan

Chief Credit Officer, SME Bank

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