At Day 3 of ET India Inc Boardroom 2022, which is centred on the theme of financial inclusion, we bring together the innovators, policymakers, experts, and business leaders at the forefront of initiatives, fintech innovations, and disruptions that are reshaping financial access in India and driving financial inclusion for people across income classes in the country.
ET India Inc Boardroom 2022 event, which is termed as India’s largest corporate boardroom, is scheduled to be a 5-day-long fully virtual event from May 16 to May 20 for a global audience of over 10,000+ attendees. Hosted Live from 11 am onwards on each day until May 20, the ET India Inc Boardroom 2022 is brought to you in partnership with Associate Partner Commerzify and Knowledge Partner Bain & Co.
Day 3 of ET India Inc Boardroom: What to expect
- Opening session with Dr Saurabh Garg, CEO, UIDAI
India Stack, including Aadhaar and UPI, is powering the fintech revolution in India and enabling startups and innovators to drive financial inclusion for over a billion users. On Day 3 of the ET India Inc Boardroom 2022, Dr Saurabh Garg, CEO, UIDAI joins Deepshikha Sikarwar, Senior Editor, The Economic Times to share insights on how India Stack, including Aadhaar and UPI, is changing the financial landscape in India and advancing financial inclusion in India, and how the role of India Stack will evolve further in the future.
- Future of Neobanks in India
The rise of digital-only neobanks in India is helping bridge the gap between services offered by traditional banks and the changing needs of today’s digital savvy customers. At a panel discussion moderated by Rakesh Pozhath, Partner, Bain & Co, Hitarth Saini, Head of Marketing at Freo, and Tarun Bansal, Co-Founder of ZikZuk, will share insights on what the emergence of neobanks in India means for the world’s third-largest Fintech market and how the future of neobanks in the country will shape up.
- Fintech in wealth management
The rise of fintech startups and fintech adoption in India backed by widespread internet penetration have led to a surge in new-age investors, thanks to the democratization of wealth management in the country. Discussing this in a panel at the ET India Inc Boardroom 2022 are Shrini Viswanath, Co-founder, Upstox, Gaurav Rastogi, Founder and CEO, Kuvera, and V.Viswanand, Deputy MD, Max Life Insurance, with Ramganesh Iyer, Partner, Bain & Co.
- Customer experience in financial services
While physical reach in terms of branch and agent network was historically the basis for competition in financial services, customer experience is increasingly becoming the space where the battle for customer ownership is being fought. At the ET India Inc Boardroom 2022, Vishal Gupta, Head of Product, PhonePe, Apoorv Kumar, CTO and Co-founder, Refyne, and Nitya Sharma, Co-founder & CEO, Simpl, join Rakesh Pozhath, Partner, Bain & Co to share insights on creating a culture of customer obsession to deliver a differentiated customer experience.
- Fintech and innovation in lending
Fintech innovations have played a key role in restructuring the lending ecosystem, paving the way for innovative solutions that cater to the needs of a wide range of customers, especially for retail customers and MSMEs. At ET India Inc Boardroom 2022, E, CEO, KreditBee, Naveen Kukreja, CEO and Co-founder, Paisabazaar, Vasant Sridhar, Co-founder and CSO, OfBusiness, and Manish Kumar, Founder and CEO, Kredx, join Saurabh Trehan, Partner, Bain & Company in a panel discussion to discuss the trends in fintech and innovations in lending, and the way forward.
- Closing session with World Bank’s Harish Natarajan on the link between financial inclusion and poverty alleviation and prosperity
In the final session on Day 3 of the ET India Inc Boardroom 2022, Harish Natarajan, Lead Financial Sector Specialist, Finance, Competitiveness & Innovation, World Bank joins Sunny Verma, Senior Assistant Editor, ET Prime in a conversation to deep-dive into the need for digital financial inclusion and its impact on ensuring poverty alleviation and prosperity as well as long-term financial independence and economic growth.
The five-day-long ET India Inc Boardroom event kickstarted on Monday, May 16. Each of the five days are focused on one theme, just as day 3 is dedicated to conversations centred on the theme of financial inclusion. Day 1 was focused on economy and Day 2 on ESG. The next two days will feature deliberations on digital transformation and automation on May 19, and startups and entrepreneurship on May 20.
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