BisB appoints a judging panel for the Fintech competition ‘BisB Innovation Challenge’

SectorFinancial Services

Hassan Amin Jarrar, Chief Executive Officer of BisB, Bahrain Islamic Bank (BisB) recently announced the selection of its judging committee for the ‘BisB Innovation Challenge’ a Fintech Competition which is currently being run as part of the Bank’s partnership with the CBB Digital Lab “FinHub 973”, the Kingdom’s latest open application programming interface (API) innovation platform which will enable the testing and development of fintech solutions in order to deliver superior customer-centric digital capabilities. The judging panel, which will convene on January 18th, 2021, to will Osama Nasr, Chief Information Officer of BisB, Yasmeen Al Sharaf, Head of Fintech and Innovation Unit at the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) and Wesam Baqer, Chief Corporate & Institutional Banking of BisB. This follows in the footsteps of the Bank’s virtual event #AskMeAnything, hosted by the Bank in early December which was held to answer potential questions for the FinTech Competition, moderated by Maisa Shunnar, Chief Digital Transformation Officer at BisB, and attended by several members of the Banks executive team including the Chief Risk Officer, Fahim AlShafiqi; in addition to Yasmeen Al Sharaf, and as an expert in the field of Artificial Intelligence, Mr.  Frank Van Praat, Head of Trusted Analytics, more...