A Tieto Banking & Finance Release Event

The Future of Nordic Retail Banking

Thursday 23 May
4-8pm, Operaterrassen, Stockholm

Join 200+ attendees from 45+ banks and financial institutions for an evening where FinTech and financial services come together to connect, engage and inspire. 


Thursday 23 May 2019

16:00        Welcome drinks & registration

16:30        Hyper-Personalisation for Digital Banking

  • The evolution of customer engagement
  • The future of credits – lending, leasing, collection

Speaker: Jonas Brännvall, Credit Products & Services Director, Tieto

16:45        Guest keynote: The story of Lendify 

The first billion SEK of lending took 4 years, the second billion took 10 months… 

Lendify's mission is to improve Swedes´ household economy. The platform efficiency allows better terms for borrowers and higher return for investors. Lendify also will provide for better household economy through education and positive incentives. Why should consumers need to pay for banks' expensive systems?

Speaker: Erika Eliasson, Chief Strategic Communications Officer and Head of Savings, Lendify

17:05        Open Banking – Business Opportunities for Banks

  • Open Banking beyond compliance
  • Use cases for consumers and corporates

Speaker: Jarkko Turunen, Head of Business Development and Product Management at Payment Solutions, Tieto

17:20        Guest keynote: Facial recognition payments - the case of Pivo Facepay

Pivo Facepay is OP's new unique service for in-store payments based on facial recognition and biometric identification. The service was launched at Slush, piloted over winter and is now fully launching in May. 

Speaker: Sami Karhunen, Innovation Lead at OP Lab, OP Financial Group

17:40        Mingle time with drinks, canapes and demo stations

20:00        Closing of event 

The presentations will be in English.

Keynote Speakers

Jonas Brännval

Jonas Brännvall

Credit Products & Services Director, Tieto

Jonas has extensive experience in software products with more than 18 years in the industry. Holding an MBA in innovation, he is focused on providing highly innovative solutions within process automation that delivers high business value to customers.

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Erica Eliasson

Erika Eliasson

Chief Strategic Communications Officer and Head of Savings, Lendify

Erika Eliasson joined Lendify in January 2016 and has been a part of the team that made Lendify go from less than 10 MSEK in originated loans to more than 2 BSEK and is responsible for PR, Investor relations, public affairs and P2P investors. Erika has a MSc in Business & Economics from Uppsala University and has been Head of Sales at Erik Penser Bank, Head of Product sales at Lindorff and Institutional sales executive at Evli.

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Jarkko Turunen

Jarkko Turunen

Head of Business Development and Product Management, Payment Solutions, Tieto

Jarkko seeks new business opportunities for building Tieto’s Payments Business and leads the Payments product portfolio. He has more than 20 years of experience of product development and management in tech industry and Banking. Before joining Tieto in January, he led various Cash Management products in Nordea Bank, including the launch of Open Banking in 2017. 

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Sami Karhunen

Sami Karhunen

Innovation Lead, OP Lab, OP Financial Group

Sami is an innovation dude and evangelist of future payments and retail ecosystems. Sami works at OP Lab which is part of OP Financial Group.

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Why come?

Looking into the future of Nordic retail banking, the release event will feature a mix of trends and techs, inspiring guest speakers, hands-on demos, and plenty of time to exchange with peers and experts in a relaxed setting.

Join us for what has become a marketplace for ideas and connections within the Nordic retail banking community.

This event is for you if you are interested in:

  • Lending & leasing 
  • Asset finance
  • Collection
  • Customer experience
  • Digital services, online and mobile
  • Payments & cards
  • Cash management
  • RPA
  • Market insight on the Nordics 

What to expect...

    Photos from the last release event

    Jonas Brännvall
    Joachim Ronneback
    Joachim Ronneback
    Full room
    Anna-Lena Wretman
    How machine learning can improve accuracy in credit scoring Find out how machine learning can be used in credit scoring to achieve a more accurate scoring from large amounts of data. Read more https://perspectives.tieto.com/blog/2017/02/machine-learning-in-credit-scoring/

    Venue & Contact

    Address: Operaterrassen, Karl XII:s Torg, Stockholm.
    Entry through the large stone stairs on the side of Café Opera/Operakällaren.

    Any questions? Get in touch by emailing cecile.guilloux@tieto.com

    About Tieto Financial Services

    Tieto is the leading Nordic software and services company, with over 15,000 experts in close to 20 countries. We aim to be customers’ first choice for business renewal by combining our software and services capabilities with a strong drive for co-innovation and ecosystems.

    Tieto Financial Services is a trusted partner with over 300 customers globally and we are committed to developing the Nordic and global financial sector through our services and expertise.

    With more than 2,500 industry experts, a diverse portfolio of solutions within Credit, PaymentsInsurance and Wealth as well as IT capabilities beyond the financial services industry, we capture the significant opportunities of the data-driven world and turn them into lifelong value for people, business and society.



    Registrations are now closed for this event.