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Recently Fintech emerged as a dominant force that awakened the financial industry that used to be slow in innovating. Fintech changed a lot of things in how we do things in recent years.

In this session “Fintech Trends: Open Innovation and Open Platforms” with Finastra’s Ian Pacaña, you will learn the key trends in fintech and how open innovation and platforms helped in making fintech impactful in the world today. Lastly, see how open innovation and platforms models can be used for other industries and businesses to stay competitive.

Ian’s passions are technology, trading markets, building leaders, and joining hackathons. His career spans R&D technical and leadership roles in building enterprise software for Banking, Insurance, Payments, the Public Sector, Retail, Supply Chain, Cloud Engineering, and Application Security.
Ian is a Senior Director at Finastra, a global FinTech leader known for open innovation platform, a pioneering Open Development Platform for Financial Services allowing players in the ecosystem (such as startups, fintechs, banks, universities, and the like) to collaborate in building, deploying and monetizing innovative solutions in the cloud.
He heads the Core Banking and Digital Engineering group in Manila which includes Product R&D, Architecture & Quality Engineering for Retail & Commercial Banking, and Payments Management solutions.
Ian completed his MBA majoring in Finance with a gold medal, and his Bachelor degree in Computer Science from De La Salle University.  He holds certifications in Project Management, Scrum, Scaled Agile Framework, and Java.