Working in FinTech: What’s the Difference in Careers
Date: Thursday, Oct 6th
Time: 6:00 AM PST | 9:00 AM EST | 13:00 GMT
Experts: Nameer Khan
Title: Chairman and Founding Board Member of MENA Fintech Association
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Did you study accounting, finance, data science, machine learning, or engineering?
Are you interested in the tech space but are not sure what career options, internships and learning programs are available to you? Nameer Khan helps international companies in MENA find exceptional talent to work in spaces like blockchain, cybersecurity and risk and compliance.
He’ll share details on what the FinTech sector (financial technology) is and what opportunities are available to young people starting or transitioning into a career in the industry. He’ll share insights on what companies today are looking for and how to set yourself apart as a candidate.
â What is FinTech and what types of jobs are available?
â What are the desired soft skills and technical skills required
â Apprenticeships, internships, and fellowships
â How to know if a career in the field is right for you
About Nameer Khan:
Nameer Khan is a leading fintech influencer and thought leader in the MENA region. His area of focus for 2022 is Sustainability x Fintech to enable impact across the FI landscape. He serves as an Executive Advisor to leading fintech / regulatory authorities in the MENA region. As the Chairman of MFTA, Nameer has strategically partnered with the regional regulators and central banks to establish a robust fintech framework.
He also serves as an advisor to several top-tier banks in the Middle East and has established and delivered AI and Digital Transformation programs for leading Financial Centers. He was recognized & awarded as MENA’s Future Fintech Leader by the Central Bank of UAE & Abu Dhabi Global Market