Envisioning a new banking experience

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About Novathon

Novathon is an engaging, inspirational and trendsetting event on finance innovation and digital culture transformation, bringing together new, non-conventional players, as well as acclaimed international financial influencers. This year Novathon becomes a different format by transforming itself from being a hackathon to a regional conference. Novathon will now showcase the ultimate banking and financial service experience with some of the most prominent and exceptional voices of the world of innovation - many to visit Hungary for the first time. An international and itinerary event, after touching different places, Novathon returns to Budapest to transform it in an innovation flagship.

  • Digital Organization

    Bringing transformation and the New Bank model

  • Fintechs & Emerging Banks

    The new distribution model

  • Artificial Intelligence

    The process automatization

  • RegTech & Insurtech

    Expanding the banking boundaries

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Steve Wozniak Novathon SPECIAL GUEST!

Top Technology Speaker, Innovation Expert, Cult Icon, Co-Founder of Apple Computer, and Bestselling Author

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They want to share their experience and talk about the Power of Innovation

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30th October 2019

  • 07:30 - 09:00
  • 09:00 - 09:20
    Opening Remarks
    Paola Angeletti - Head of International Subsidiary Banks Division
    Intesa Sanpaolo
    Pál Simák - Chairman and CEO of CIB Bank
  • 09:20 - 09:45
    The Multichannel Strategy
    Massimo Tessitore - Head of Digital Business Parnter BdT, Private,
    Retail Products and Digital Channel, Intesa Sanpaolo
  • 09:45 - 10.30
    Innovation insights
    • N26’s journey to transform retail banking globally

      Andrea Isola, N26
    • AI & Culture: the key drivers of new digital banking

      Pietro Scarpino, NTT Data Italy
    • Will plastic disappear? Technological change in payments

      Jakub Grzechnik, Visa
  • 10:30 - 11:00
    Talents & Rebels
    Matteo Rizzi - Venture Partners, FinTechStage
  • 11:00 - 11:30
    Networking Break
  • 11:30 - 12:00
    The point-break of Banking
    Maurice Lisi - Head of Multichannel & CRM, Intesa Sanpaolo
  • 12:00 - 12:30
    Disrupt yourself
    Jim Marous - Global Speaker, Financial Brand
  • 12:30 - 13:00
    Digital Bank and Fintech Roundtable
    Moderated by Matteo Rizzi
    Andrea Isola - General Manager Italia, N26
    Andrew Gerber - Chief Products & Marketing Officer, Moneta Money Bank
    Balazs Barna - Head of European Expansion, Transferwise
  • 13:00 - 14:00
    Lunch & Networking Break
  • 14:00 - 14:45
    Incumbent Banks CEO Roundtable
    Moderator: Jim Marous
    Pál Simák - Chairman-CEO, CIB Bank
    David Moucheron - CEO, K&H Bank
    László Wolf - Deputy-CEO, OTP Bank
    György Zolnai - Chairman-CEO, Raiffeisen Bank
    Éva Hegedüs - Chairman-CEO, Gránit Bank
    Márton Nagy - Deputy Governor, Magyar Nemzeti Bank (The Central Bank of Hungary)
  • 14:45 - 15:30
    Special Guest: Steve Wozniak
    Across the Innovation, Creativity & Digital Transformation
    Moderated by Maurice Lisi
  • 15:30 - 16:00
    Networking Break
  • 16:00 - 16:40
    Innovation spotlights
    • Earnix 3D Personalization: delivering your customers with the right product, at the right time and at the right price

      Stephane Meslet, Earnix
    • The Simple World of the Insurance

      Robin von Hein, Simplesurance
    • Payment innovation: blockchain and beyond

      Espen Tranoy, SIA
  • 16:40 - 17:10
    Approaching Innovation in Intesa Sanpaolo Group
    Paola Papanicolaou - Head of Innovation Department, Intesa Sanpaolo
    Andrea Lecce - Head of Marketing Department, Intesa Sanpaolo
  • 17:10 - 17:30
    Closing Remarks

event partners

  • Reply
  • Armundia
  • Asseco
  • Mercury
  • Capgemini
  • Visa
  • Oracle


  • PWC
  • Elcom
  • SIA SpA
  • Infocert
  • Vivocha
  • Eurizon
  • Earnix
  • IBM

Business Partner

  • Simplesurance

Academic Partner

  • CeTIF
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