Symphony Innovate Europe 2020 [Digital] aired online on 28 April 2020.

Session titles below are linked to their recordings. 

Time (BST)


9:00 – 9:30am

9:30 – 10:00am

SPARC: Innovations and Solutions for Financial Services

  • Goutam Nadella, EVP, Client Solutions, Symphony
  • Bhavin Rawal, SVP, Product Management, Symphony

Special guests include:

  • Matt Howell, Global Head of Derivative and Multi-Asset Trading Solutions, T. Rowe Price
  • Brian Malthouse, Head of Digital Product for Equities, JP Morgan Chase

WeChat & WhatsApp CONNECT: Innovations and Solutions for Financial Services

  • Bhavin Rawal, SVP, Product Management, Symphony

10:00 – 10:30am

The Digital Transformation of the European Financial Industry in Light of COVID-19
Discussion Between Guillaume Lesage, COO, Amundi and David Gurlé

10:30 – 10:40am

Coffee Break

10:40 – 11:10am

The Future of the Platform

  • Ken Yagen, Chief Product Officer, Symphony
  • Mario Orphanou, Head of Product, Enterprise Integrations, Symphony

11:10 – 11:40am

Symphony Partner Showcase: Paul Chapman, CIO, Box
Demo led by Alexandra Burnier, Program Manager, Symphony

11:40 – 11:50am 

Coffee Break

11:50 – 12:20pm

Bridging the ‘Social Distancing’ Gap
Demos and Real Use Cases from the Symphony Community of business workflows and technology in light of COVID-19 led by Olivia Knocker, Regional Head of Client Strategy, Symphony

Special guests include:

  • Bertrand VanDeVoorde, Head of Middle Office & Reporting, Amundi
  • Mehru Anand, Head of Markets Collaboration and Bot Strategy, Barclays
  • Ying Cao, Head of Digital Product & Workflow, Barclays
  • Xavier Gallant, Co-Head of Corporate FX, Rates and Local Markets Sales, EMEA, BNP Paribas
  • Joe Squires, Co-Head of G10 Rates EMEA and Global head of G10 Rates, BNP Paribas

12:50 – 1:00pm

Thank you and Wrap-up