MARKETS & INVESTING | Staff Reporter, Singapore

Hear from Bambu co-founder Aki Ranin as he talks about the impact of AI on the financial industry

He will be one of the panelists at the ​20 Hottest Startups Panel Briefing 2017.

A recognised authority in fintech, Aki Ranin is the co-founder and chief operating officer of Bambu. Since 1987, Aki headed the business development unit for Tigerspike across ASEAN with a focus on financial services. A technology industry veteran and former software developer, he has over 15 years of experience across multiple industries.

In his previous role as commercial director for Tigerspike, he focused on growing the financial services business across Southeast Asia and also established the partnership of Tigerspike and Bambu. As vice president of technology at Avaus, he ran operations and P&L for a team of 50 designers and software engineers.

Aki Ranin graduated with a Master’s degree in Computer Science from Aalto University.

We interviewed Ranin to find out more about his thoughts on speaking at the upcoming Singapore Business Review's 20 Hottest Startups Panel Briefing 2017, happening on July 11, 2017, 8:30-11:30AM at the Meeting Room 3345, Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre.

What are your previous experiences and positions held that contributed to who you are as an entrepreneur today?

-15 years in B2B technology services companies both large and small gave me the confidence to build a team that can deliver on any technology even in challenging circumstances

What are your key business philosophies?

-There are few problems that more revenue doesn't solve
-Let the market determine what features to build

Can you give us a glimpse of what you will talk about at the 20 Hottest Startups Panel Briefing 2017?

-The impact of automation and AI on our industry (finance) and beyond

If you are interested to attend, you may contact Nikki Quiniquini at nikkiq@charltonmediamail.com or at +65 3158 1386 ext 238.

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