Digital Financial Services: future of credit, unicorns and the power of AI. Global business trends 2021
13 May, 2021 at 7 p.m. Moscow time (+3 UTC) Dr. Anastasia Stepanova will open the third webinar of the series: Global business trends 2021: the talk between students and business. Meeting will be held in English.
English taught master program Strategic Corporate Finance presents webinar series 2021: Global business trends 2021: the talk between students and business.
Digital financial services have been in the spotlight in recent years and the pandemic has certainly created new opportunities for Fintech. Specifically, 'Buy Now Pay Later' product has gained immense popularity across the world amid due to its flexibility to spread the cost, and its transparency. On the webinar I’ll share my views on the future of credit, and on the unicorns of the industry (Klarna, Affirm), as well as will talk about how AI and Machine Learning technologies enable companies to create a transparent and trustworthy credit solutions.
Speaker: Natalia Lyarskaya
Natalia has a 15 years career in Financial Technology. After graduating from Higher School of Economics (Master in Institutional Economics, 2006), she moved to Paris to join Ph.D. program in Economics at Université Paris Ouest. She then moved to London to start her career with Wonga, a payday lender provider in the UK, leading their Data Science team. She is currently a Chief Data Officer @ZestMoney, the largest digital Fintech company in India. She is also actively involved in various AI communities striving to reduce the gender gap into AI and tech domains. In 2019 Natalia has been included in DataIQ100 – a power list of the most influential data and analytics practitioners.
The webinar will be held in English. Please register to participate via link https://economics.hse.ru/en/io/polls/451115632.html or at the bottom of this page.