FinTech Forum Meeting #4

FinTech Forum Meeting #4

Start: Thursday 30 March 2023 13:00

End: Thursday 30 March 2023 14:30

Venue: Online

Join us for the GSMA FinTech Forum Meeting #4 on Thursday 30 March 2023 from 13:00 – 14:30 (BST) which will bring together partners to share key insights and case studies that are accelerating the pace of fintech adoption, including the creation of brilliant solutions and services.  

After a successful MWC23 Barcelona FinTech Summit, we will be bringing key partners to deep-dive further into the topic of non-core revenue growth, explore new market opportunities and strategies.

We will hear:

  • Alipay+ presentation – Accelerating new revenue streams from fintech
  • Huawei and Ethio Telecom presentation – Collaborating to create rapid speed to market and drive adoption  
  • Q&A with our speakers – share your thoughts and ask the experts.
  • GSMA FinTech update

Our Speakers

Brian Gorman

FinTech Vertical Lead, GSMA

Brian is the FinTech Vertical Lead at GSMA leading activities to enhance collaboration between the Financial Services vertical and the mobile eco-system. This reflects the strategy requested by the GSMA board to get closer to key verticals and better understand their needs.

His career includes product and commercial management in banking and mobile telecoms including O2, Lloyds and Barclays. As well as Telecomms, heading up the Digital Product team, Commerce, at Telefonica UK.

Li Zhixian

Senior Director, Alipay+ Payment Tech Services, Ant Group

Mr Li is responsible for the Ant Fintech business. He has been with Ant Group for six years and has led 10+ Ant mobile wallet investment initiatives across Asia and the MEA region with a few successful cases. With the combination of local understanding and Ant fintech knowledge, He is also responsible for the post-investment JV performance, helping the management to design business strategy, and organize critical battles by leveraging Alipay technology and operational expertise to ensure the business results. He is also sitting on the board of Telenor Microfinance Bank.

Said Aragaw Ahmed

Ethio Telecom , CMO

Ian Ravenscroft

VP, Huawei Fintech

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Please note this session is for GSMA Members only.

GSMA Fintech Forum meetings will run throughout the year, giving members an opportunity to virtually meet and discuss key challenges or new solutions. If you would like to raise anything during the meeting, please email us at