A Fidelity Bank session at the ongoing social media week in Lagos Nigeria, holding Friday, will focus on digital revolution with the session being organised around the topic, ‘The Millennial Takeover: How Millennials Are Changing The Financial Landscape,” the bank said in a statement issued Thursday.
The bank said its decision to participate in the week-long conference was borne out of the need to further deepen ongoing conversations around social media and technology in relation to its impact on business, society, and culture around the globe.
“As a bank, our mission is to make financial services easy and accessible to our customers. Digital technologies for us hold an enormous opportunity for greater financial inclusion,” Gbolahan Joshua, the bank’s chief operations and information officer (COIO), said in the statement, while urging participants at to make out time to visit Fidelity Bank’s lounge to enjoy a superior digital banking experience.
The panel discussion at the session will be moderated by producer, radio and television host, Folu Storms, and have Mo Abudu, chief executive officer, EbonyLife TV; Bayo Adekanmbi, chief transformation officer, MTN Nigeria; Shola Akinlade, co-founder/CEO, PayStack; Gbolahan Joshua, chief operations and information officer, Fidelity Bank Plc; Layi Funsho, head, mobile and web payments, Fidelity Bank Plc, Ndidi Nwuneli, founder/director, LEAP Africa; Sam Onyemelukwe, managing director, Trace and Oluwole Oyeniran, technology and digital, Deloitte & Touche, as panelists.
The bank said as a first time session sponsor at the social media week, it was committed to facilitating the digital revolution in the technology eco system in Nigeria and by extension Africa.
Joshua observed that rapid advancement in technology has resulted in a shift in consumer behaviour, noting also that the session’s theme was germane considering that millennials are transforming the banking industry by demanding extraordinary out of the box solutions and creating upgraded digital services that exceed their own increasingly high service delivery expectations.