A Fireside Chat with Hannes Cizek, from Raiffeisen Bank International
How is RBI adapting to the new Fintech landscape? And how are they embracing innovation?
Reshaping the European banking landscape
On September 14th, 2020, Plug and Play hosted a Fireside Chat with Hannes Cizek, Head of Group Strategy at RBI and Saeed Amidi, Founder & CEO of Plug and Play.
Hannes Cizek is responsible for founding in 2017 the fintech partnership program of RBI, focused on innovative ideas and solutions in the areas of Advanced Analytics & Artificial Intelligence, RegTech, Large Corporates & Institutional Clients & FX Solutions, amongst others.
The Highlights of the Fireside Chat
- “10 years ago, digital transformation was not a topic on the business side. In the last 3 to 5 years, new challengers have pushed the transformation agenda in most banks”.
- “Everything that is transaction-oriented is going more and more digital. Everything where you need some kind of advice, whether that be on the wealth management side or around real estate and the like, people go to a customer relationship manager”
- “We always said digital transformation is not about blinking apps and shiny online solutions, especially if you have very old legacy systems and processes like any European Union bank has.”
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