AI In FS: Whose Responsibility Is It Anyway?


  • Who is ultimately accountable for AI in a bank? Where should the ‘buck stop’?
  • The AI Acceleration Decision – Does increased AI capability start with IT supplying more AI services, or through business demand?
  • The AI Operating Model: How to approach the AI opportunity? Where to start?
  • The End State Architecture: How to build from the current state (Opportunities and Challenges)


Stuart Grant is the Global lead for Capital Markets, Asset and Wealth Management GTM related activities at SAP. In his role, Stuart sits at the intersection of product, sales and marketing to develop solutions, thought leadership and go-to-market strategies that align the SAP portfolio with the digital transformation needs of organisations. Stuart also works closely with SAP’s growing Partner ecosystem to deliver end-to-end business solutions.

Stuart’s background is in data, and its use across the trade lifecycle from customer to execution as well as the regulatory landscape of buy-side, sell-side and market infrastructure firms built up from more than 20 years experience in product management and GTM related roles at Interactive Data Corporation, Thomson Reuters, Sybase and SAP.

Mikal Netteberg is a Regional Director for the Business Technology Platform at Center of Excellence, EMEA North. As well as being an AI expert, Mikal is an international speaker on the topics of innovation and emerging technology. In his current role, he guides organisations to become intelligent through AI/ML. Previously worked as a data scientist across various industries

Michael Walsh is the Financial Services Sales leader for SAP, UK. With over 2 decades of experience in IT and the Financial Services sector, he has a proven track record in shaping and advising the FS sector on complex business transformation ranging from Front office digitisation to Back-office simplification. In his role, Michael is actively engaged with leading organisations on multiple tech enabled topics including deployment of Cloud and Platforms, Customer Experience Innovation and emerging tech (AI, ML, Generative AI etc).


Anuj Kumar is an advisor on the move to digital / cloud operating models and new business models alongside organisation structural re-designs; driven off e2e digitisation (revenue growth), simplification (cost efficiency) and regulation; with a particular interest in new technologies (Data Analytics - ML/ AI and platform technologies) As a keen contributor on the emerging perspectives on the future of banking and digitisation; he has published thought leadership, has participated in / facilitated conferences/ events and engaged with the media. At SAP, Anuj is driving the Go-To-Market strategy and digitisation agenda while engaging with large corporates to shape the end-to-end digital transformation strategies (cloud operating models) and the ‘data and platform centric’ end states

Monday, 17 June 2024

15:00 - 15:45 BST


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  • Stuart Grant
    Stuart Grant
    Global Head of Capital Markets, Asset & Wealth Management: SAP Industries
  • Mikal Netteberg
    Mikal Netteberg
    Senior Director - Business Technology Platform at Center of Excellence, EMEA North
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    Michael Walsh
    Industry Director - Financial Services
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    Anuj Kumar
    Industry Strategy and GTM Lead, Financial Services


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