FinTech Leader & Advisor, WBAF
Senior Lecturer CFTEAnna brings 20 years of experience in driving and fostering banking and payments innovation in Europe, with a focus on CEE (Citigroup, T-Mobile, mBank, PwC).Anna is building cooperation models between banks and Fintech startups, particularly with regard to Open Banking, Payments as well as AI projects. She is also a Senator, Member of the Global Startup Committee at the WBAF – World Business Angels Investment Forum, Jury Member and Expert at the EU/EC European Innovation Council (SME Accelerator) aimed at financing innovative SMEs across EU. Featured in the 100 Women in FinTech (100WFinTech) global directory and “Women in FinTech Powerlist 2019”; “TOP 25 Women Leaders in Financial Technology of 2019”; “TOP 100 Women in FinTech 2019 List; “20 Most Influential Women in Payments”.
Co-Author of The PAYTECH Book and The AI Book.Her particular expertise lies in the field of innovative digital payment and financial solutions, acquired in the strategy, innovation and product management roles. Anna introduced one of the first online payment gateways in the CEMEA region as well as the first digital wallet and the mobile payment platform. Managed the implementation of the first local mobile banking apps and the first local mobile payments initiative.