Mahmoud is an R&D consultant at SECC with more than 13 years of experience working in various areas like requirement elicitation, implementation, and testing in several R&D projects. He has participated in several projects in the area of embedded Linux-based systems, J2ME and Android. Within his involvement in the EU-funded RECOCAPE project, He participated in the implementation of the European project, SMOOL, during his staff exchange visit to TECNALIA of Spain. He also participated in two R&D projects at SECC, Energy-Aware Smart Building project and Semantic Advertising Platform for Egypt – SALE.
About the Tutorial
Blockchain for FinTech: Opportunities & Challenges
Goals and objectives
Blockchain technology had started to change the way of doing business around the world, and currently, is disrupting almost every industry and known business model. Financial services industry is one of the highly impacted industries with what is currently happening in the digital economy due to the “Digital Transformation” wave in general and by Blockchain specifically. “FinTech” is the current dominating trend describing the role played by the disrupting technologies in the financial services industry.
The workshop is going to highlight the following:
- The digital transformation overview
- What is FinTech, or the digital transformation in financial services industry?
- Blockchain technology brief
- The role that Blockchain can play in the FinTech revolution