The Race to Digital Adoption in Financial Services

On-Demand webinar | 45 mins | Free of charge

The events of 2020 have laid bare the importance of business resilience with digital capabilities becoming a necessity for financial services to survive.

With increased competition from FinTech companies, a further delay in the digital journey puts organizations at risk of losing customers, revenue and business opportunities in the long run. Even so, many in financial services, particularly throughout Asia, still have a long way to go. A recent study by Adobe and Forrester revealed that more than one third of banks surveyed were only in the early stages of digital transformation.

Why attend this webinar?
In this session, you will:
  • Join Adobe in partnership with Reuters Plus for a panel discussion with leading financial brands in Asia, as they discuss what’s getting in the way for so many financial service companies and how best they can move forward.

Intended audience:

  • IT and line of business leads and users - involved or interested in improving digital workflows, workforce productivity, employee lifecycle management, sales acceleration, procurement efficiency, and legal automation, in the financial services industry.


Kevin Lam
Kevin Lam
Head of TMRW Digital Group, UOB

Mr Kevin Lam is the Head of TMRW Digital Group at UOB. He leads the strategy and oversees the roll-out of TMRW, UOB’s digital bank for ASEAN’s digital generation, in its key markets across the region. TMRW launched in its first market, Thailand, in March 2019, and subsequently in Indonesia in August 2020.

Kevin has been with UOB since 2005 and served various senior positions including Managing Director and Head of Personal Financial Services in UOB Malaysia from 2011 to 2013 and Deputy CEO of UOB Malaysia from 2013 to 2015. He was most recently the President Director of UOB Indonesia in 2015 until September 2020, when he took on his current role.

Kevin had worked for several large international foreign banks and technology companies in Singapore, USA, and Hong Kong for more than a decade before joining UOB Group. In his 25 years of experience in the banking industry, he has held a range of positions in the areas of strategic planning, business management, product development, sales and distribution, technology and banking infrastructure development and other areas of corporate services.

Nauman Bashir
Nauman Bashir
Head of Digital Banking Singapore, ASEAN and South Asia Digital Transformation, Standard Chartered
Nauman is a Digital banking professional with the passion to provide best-in-class experience to customers by using emerging technologies, forging partnerships to develop innovative products and new business models. In his most recent positions, Nauman managed regional programs and investments in ASEAN and South Asia. Nauman has led large transformational programs adopting emerging digitization, levering on technology, open architecture and capability-based models to future proof these investments.
David Lynch
David Lynch
Group Chief Technology Officer, bolttech
David leads all things technology across bolttech. Previously, he has been a CIO, CX and innovation leader in two of the world’s largest banks Standard Chartered and DBS. He was also a pioneer in the development of the fintech sector in Greater China. David’s passions beyond innovation and technology, are minimalism, sustainability, renewable energy, helping start-ups, and a variety of sports including F1, basketball, swimming, cycling, running and Australian football.
Rosaline Chow Koo
Rosaline Chow Koo
Founder & CEO, CXA

Rosaline invested $5M of her savings and borrowed another $5M to build her startup CXA after 5 years trying to convince her firm to invest in Asia. CXA won Insurtech of the Year and Rosaline won Woman Leader of the Year from the Asia Insurance Industry Awards.

Rosaline supervised P&G factory lines in Iowa and then worked on Wall Street. She launched two dot-com start-ups before moving to insurance. Rosaline also grew Mercer and Marsh Benefit’s 14 APAC countries 800% over 8 years. She graduated from UCLA Cybernetics and Columbia Business School.

Natalie Myshkina
Natalie Myshkina
Head of Financial Services & Insurance Industry, Document Cloud, Adobe

Natalie leads Banking, Insurance and broader Financial Services strategic development for the Document Cloud.

Prior to Adobe, Natalie was the Head of Strategy and Transformation at Bank Leumi USA and had been instrumental in driving forward the bank’s innovation and transformation agenda over four years.

Natalie has also worked with McKinsey & Co, where as an engagement manager in financial services and insurance practice, she completed innovative projects for global companies in the financial, insurance and public sector.

Manisha Tank
Manisha Tank
Manisha Tank is an award-winning journalist, with more than 18 years of experience in the industry. Anchoring for CNN International in both Hong Kong and London, she has hosted a number of flagship shows including World Business Today, NewsStream (Winner Asian TV Awards-Best TV News Program) and Talk Asia. Manisha is now a radio personality, having joined The Breakfast Huddle on Singapore’s MONEY FM 89.3, a current affairs and finance programme.