19 - 20 June, 2018 | Pullman Sydney Airport , Mascot, NSW

Rana Peries

CTO and Director of 101 Digital, Former Director of Innovation & Digital at Barclays & Former Head of Innovation & Digital Tech at Commonwealth Bank
101 Digital

Rana is a seasoned financial services professional with extensive experience in Australia, Asia and Africa, focusing on customer acquisition through digital lead new business models. Rana is also an expert on Open Banking Platforms and has lead the implementation of several Banking API platforms. 

Rana is currently the Director, Innovation & Digital at Barclays. Prior to joining Barclays, Rana was the Head of Innovation and Digital Financial Services Technology for the Commonwealth Bank of Australia.

Rana is an experienced strategist and innovator and has held roles such as Head of Innovation, Head of Enterprise Architecture and Chief Information Officer (CIO), with major Australian and international financial services organisations.

9:10 AM Gaining Insights Into How International Banks Leverage Open Data to Enhance Customer Experiences and Drive Competitive Advantage

Open Banking Regimes have gained international support because they enable increased customer choice, tailored product offerings and grant customers more control over their data. In this session, hear from an international leader who has effectively leveraged API platforms to create alternate digital banking products that drive customer acquisition.

In this session…

  • Understand how APIs enable better customer experiences
  • Gain insights into how Open Banking is enabling new business models
  • Learn about the cultural shifts that will occur as a result of open data

7:00 AM API 101- Understanding API Business Models and Customer Acquisition Opportunities

Open Banking and the opening of APIs will pave the way for the next generation of digital banking experiences. It is set to disrupt business strategies and market power, but will also create opportunities for growth if leveraged strategically. Rana Peries has over 20 years of experience in banking and financial services in Australia, Asia and Africa, working with both major financial service organizations and fintechs to drive new revenue opportunities through innovation platforms.


  • Discuss the opportunities and challenges that open APIs present for banks
  • Learn about successful open API implementation strategies
  • Gain insight into how APIs can help you transform your digital products
  • Understand how open APIs enable rapid customer acquisition and ecosystem development


Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Rana.

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