IBM Chairman & CEO Ginni Rometty headlines Big Issue Debate at Sibos exploring a new era of Cognitive Business for financial services

Brussels - 24 August 2016

Keynote to uncover the latest trends in cognitive computing and digital intelligence; Sergio P. Ermotti, Group CEO at UBS, will join the session to further discuss the future of the financial landscape

Sibos announces today that Ginni Rometty, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of IBM, will address Sibos delegates in a Big Issue Debate about the impact of cognitive computing for the financial services industry. Following the keynote, Sergio P. Ermotti, Group Chief Executive Officer of UBS, will join Ginni and share insights around the future of the financial landscape. The session will be moderated by Dean Garfield, President and CEO of the Information Technology Industry Council

This Big Issue Debate, ‘Cognitive Business and the Future of Financial Services’, will open with a keynote from Mrs. Rometty exploring the latest trends in digital intelligence, including a new class of cognitive systems that understand, reason and learn, in combination with intelligent automation and blockchain networks. As this new technology promises to transform operations, compliance, security and engagement across every industry, including financial services, Mr. Ermotti will join the discussion to further explore the impact on the future of financial services.

“New technologies are transforming the way banking and financial services firms work,” says Sven Bossu, Head of Sibos. “Mrs. Rometty and Mr. Ermotti have been at the forefront of two industries that have rapidly changed over the last two decades. By joining us at Sibos, these two executives bring expert insight into the new age of financial services and how the industry can harness data driven technologies for the benefit of their organisation and customers.”

The Big Issue Debate, entitled Cognitive Business and the Future of Financial Services, takes place on Wednesday, 28 September during Sibos 2016 at the Palexpo in Geneva.

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