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DCCJ Panel Discussion on "FinTech"

DCCJ Event

Date October 6, 2016
Max Capacity 80 people
Deadline For Registration Tuesday October 4, 2016, 00:00

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No. Company/Organization Name
1 Sadwell Japan Sadayasu Ito
2 BNP Paribas Cardif Pierre-Olivier Brassart
3 Bo Bedre DCCJ Member Leon Esben Ota
4 Swedish Embassy Hanna Brasar
5 Mizuho Bank Masahiro Hayashi
6 Advantage Partners, Inc. Kayoko Naoi
7 BAML Manikumar Periaswamy
8 Maersk Line DCCJ Member Peter Rasmussen
9 Sanofi KK Keyji Johnsen
10 JPMorgan Asset Management (Japan) Ltd. Chieko Idesawa
11 JDS DCCJ Member Soichi TSUKUI
12 Danish Chamber of Commerce in Japan DCCJ Member Serena Iida
13 Cloud Security Alliance Japan Chapter, Inc. DCCJ Member Eiji Sasahara
14 SBI BITS Elodie Hubert
15 Danish Embassy DCCJ Member Hans Peter Kay
16 Deutsche Bank AG, Tokyo Branch Makoto Hasegawa
17 Royal Danish Embassy DCCJ Member Ambassador Freddy Svane
18 Rikkyo University / Copenhagen Business School (Student) Stian Skjærset Nustad
19 Student, Copenhagen Business School & Rikkyo University Natasja Gürel Pedersen
20 Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corp. DCCJ Member Dr.Albert Kirchmann
21 Fidelity International Rie Kuboki
22 Western Union Risa Hirabayashi
23 Embassy of Switzerland Toshi Matsuda
24 Origio Japan Ltd DCCJ Member Klaus Jacobsen
25 Finnish Chamber of Commerce (FCCJ) Pekka Laitinen
26 Deutsche Bank Sayaka Ueno
27 EY TAX DCCJ Member Hans-Peter Musahl
28 Kompan Japan DCCJ Member Per Rasmussen
29 Coloplast KK DCCJ Member Tooru Aihara
30 Coloplast KK DCCJ Member Shingo Ishibashi
31 British Embassy Tokyo David Khoo
32 Saxo Bank DCCJ Member Ren Kuroda
33 Saxo Bank DCCJ Member Yuri Miyazaki
34 Randstad K.K. Isaac Cheng
35 Coloplast KK DCCJ Member Erik Magnus Hauan
36 Coloplast KK DCCJ Member Kentarou Seto
37 Coloplast KK DCCJ Member Eri Kubota
38 Milestone Systems K.K. DCCJ Member Erik Friis Mondorf
39 Grundfos Pumps K.K. DCCJ Member Hideo Shirakawa
40 Mizuho Bank Ltd. Daehoun An
41 Freelance Interpreter Yoko Jodai
42 Randstad Yoko Takahashi
43 SBI BITS Alexis Marivoet
44 NCCJ Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands Karin Liebreks
45 nichan corporation mariko osawa
46 Dorier Japan NCCJ Hiroko Fujita
47 Weiss-Rohlig Japan Co., Ltd. Kazuyoshi Fujiwara
48 Independent DCCJ Member Claus Eilersen
49 MetLife Insurance KK Andrew Joyce
50 The Norwegian Chamber of Commerce in Japan Yoji Ishihara
51 Maersk DCCJ Member Jorgen Harling
52 Coloplast KK DCCJ Member Stefan Linde Jakobsen

"FinTech - How Will It Affect Our Life?"

Ever felt you were ripped off by traditional banks, for example, when you change your money from one currency to another?

Well, you are not alone.

Good news is that the world is changing rapidly with the latest trend called “FinTech” or Financial Technology. It is all about stimulating technological innovation to make financial markets and systems more efficient and consumer focused. It can help drive improvements in traditional banks and, more importantly, promote disruption through innovative new products and services, which can benefit consumers, i.e. our life!

If you have not heard of the term “FinTech” before, or if you are unsure of what it is all about, here is a perfect opportunity to catch up with one of the hottest new trends in the world.

- What is FinTech?
- Will it replace traditional banking system?
- What kind of FinTech services are out there?
- How does FinTech affect our life?
- What is the future of FinTech? 

Join us on Thursday 6 October for a Panel Discussion organized by DCCJ, to hear about above topics and more from industry leaders, including a representative from the Bank of Japan!

Date& Time: Thursday 6 October 2016
                    18:00 Door Opens
                    18:30–19:30 Panel Discussion (Held in English)
                    19:30–21:00 Q & A followed by Networking (Light Snacks and Drinks)

Venue:  FINOLAB 14th floor, Tokyo Ginko Kyokai Build, 1-3-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo  (Map)

Fee: JPY2.000 for Members    JPY3.000 for Non-Members

Deadline for Registration: by
noon, 4 October
Max Capacity: 80 people

This event will be open to members of our friends chambers of commerce.
Space is limited so early registration is highly recommended to secure your seat!

Cancellation /no-show after deadline will be invoiced in full.


Mr. Wataru Kojima, President of Saxo Bank Securities Ltd. & DCCJ Board Member

Saxo Bank has a long standing reputation of its use of technology to provide innovative services dating back to its foundation in 1992. Headquartered in Copenhagen Denmark, Saxo Bank Group is offering multi-asset products to traders & investors around the globe, including in Japan.

Mr. Kojima graduated from University College London (UCL) in 1995 with a bachelor’s degree in Electrical & Electronics Engineering. After spending several years in Financial IT industry, he joined Saxo Bank Group in 2007 to start & spearhead its business in Japan.  He is also an active DCCJ board member since 2011.

Panels (in alphabetical order):

Mr. Tetsuo Iida, Amazon Web Services Japan
After graduating from University of Tokyo, Mr. Iida joined ISI-Dentsu for exploring the uncertain world of IT industry. He was in charge of planning/developing IT solutions for the financial institutions and has been contributing to expand the FinTech in Japan such as by organizing the Japan’s first FinTech pitch contest. He received MBA from Manchester Business School in 2004 after having worked in ISI-Dentsu’s London office. He now works for Amazon Web Services and is tasked with business development for financial services industry.

Mr. Naoyuki Iwashita, Head of FinTech Centre, Deputy Director-General of the Payment and Settlement Systems Department, the Bank of Japan

Mr. Iwashita has played a leading role in the research of application of information security technology in the financial sector for more than 15 years at the Bank. He served as Head of the Center for Information Technology Studies (CITECS) in Institute for Monetary and Economic Studies (2005-2009), General Manager of Shimonoseki Branch (2009-2011), Secondment to Information & Telecommunication Systems Company, Hitachi, Ltd. (2011-2013), Associate Director-General of the Payment and Settlement Systems Department (2013-2014) and Head of Center for Advanced Financial Technology in the Financial System & Bank Examination Department (2014-2016).

He graduated from Keio University in 1984.

Mr. Kazuma Ochi, Country Manager, TransferWise Japan K. K.
TransferWise has found a simple way to bypass the international transfer fees from banks and make international money transfers transparent and fair as they should be. The pricing is transparent, the exchange rate is the real one, the small fee is easy to spot, and we pay out locally in most cases meaning no receiving fees. 

Mr. Ochi lived in UK and has personally felt the pain of transferring cash to/from abroad in Japan and decided to join this revolution to make world happier place.

Mr. Toshio Taki, Board Director, Head of Fintech Institute, Money Forward Inc.
Mr. Taki co-founded Money Forward, a leading FinTech venture with over 3.5 million users and currently serves as Board of Director as well as Head of FinTech Institute. He is also member of “Panel of Experts on FinTech Start-ups” at Financial Services Agency. Before Money Forward, he worked at CEO Office of Nomura Holdings and prior to that as a researcher at Nomura Institute of Capital Markets Research. He received MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.


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