Event: "The need for speed" with AWS.



Why you should attend

  • Hear from Industry Experts on the shifting landscape for Financial Services
  • Get insider information on proven methods for utilizing the Cloud in the FSI space
  • Listen to Use Cases and solutions provided by leveraging Cloud solutions and services
  • Network with industry peers

Who should attend
Business and Technical Leaders: Project Managers, Business Unit leaders, IT managers, IT Project Managers, Innovation Managers, Operations Managers.


  • 13:30 – 14:00 Registration and Coffee Networking
  • 14:00 – 14:15 Welcome | presented be Kamini Aisola, Regional Manager, Amazon Web Services
  • 14:15 – 14:45 Benefits of Using AWS Cloud while facing Financial Services Challenges | presented by Amazon Web Services
  • 14:45 – 15:15 Disruption in Banking | presented by Ohpen
  • 15:15 – 15:45 Coffee Break
  • 15:45 – 16:15 Research: How to lower your cost income ratio by moving from on-premises to the cloud | presented by Price Waterhouse Coopers (PwC)
  • 16:15 – 16:30 A Startup Journey: Ideas, challenges and solutions for penetrating a Services Market | presented by Quiver
  • 16:30 – 16:35 Lightning Q&A to the Startup Journey | presented by Quiver
  • 16:35 – 17:05 Regulatory perspective on cloud computing for the Financial Sector | presented by the Dutch FS regulation authority
  • 17:05 – 17:10 Closing Remarks
  • 17:10 – 18:00 Networking Reception

Featured speakers

Kamini Aisloa, Regional Manager, BENELUX, Amazon Web Services

Kamini is the Regional Manager for the BENELUX region at Amazon Web Services. She has fifteen years international experience in sales, consulting and business development in the technology sector servicing enterprise customers and international institutions. This marks Kamini’s fourth year as the Regional Manager for the BENELUX and is currently expanding the team with local, regional support.

Chris Zadeh, CEO, Ohpen

In 1998, Chris got involved in the startup of online broker Alex.nl. Shortly after, he joined the founders of BinckBank where he was responsible for building all websites in the Netherlands, Belgium and France and all corresponding online applications. After 8 years of working at BinckBank Chris needed a new adventure and launched Ohpen with a very clear mission: to develop the best core-banking platform in the world, totally cloud-based.

Ken van Ierlant, Senior Director Strategy & Digital Transformation, PWC

Seasoned and experienced Strategy Consultant and Digital Thought leader within PWC with 30 years of practical experience in Business Transformations & Turn Around programs with a strong digital component as a CIO/CEO or senior executive.

Evert Koning, Supervision of Operational Risk and Data Quality, Dutch Central Bank

Evert Koning became last year responsible for Supervision of Operational Risk and Data Quality after 10 years being responsible for IT Supervision within the Dutch Central Bank. Evert is former chair of the ITSG (20 IT Supervisors around the globe) and recently set up the Task Force on Cloud computing (TFC). Evert holds a master in business economics and an executive master in audit and in It audit as well.

Ohpen to host Financial Services Event in the Netherlands

Amsterdam, May 26, 2015 – Software Company Ohpen will organize an event focussed on the Financial Services Industry (FSI) in the Netherlands on the 9th of June 2015. The event will focus on, “the need for speed” within the FSI and will feature speakers from Amazon Web Services (AWS) speaking on how companies can adapt and change faster by using AWS cloud technologies, PwC discussing digital banking and lowering cost income ratio’s and the Dutch Central Bank talking about their regulatory perspective on cloud computing. Unique about the event is that the entire ecosystem in which a financial institution acts will be represented.

Angelique Schouten (Chief Marketing Officer Ohpen): “We experience a fast growing demand for cloud knowledge as Ohpen is responsible for launching the first financial services company in the cloud in Europe with all production data in the cloud. By organizing this event we offer a cross section of the experience of an entire FSI-ecosystem which is involved in the shift towards a digital cloud based financial industry.”

This event took place at Woerden Castle in the heart of the Netherlands from 13.30 till 17.45 o’clock on June 9th 2015.