Frank Schwab

Speaker & Digital Banking Enthusiast

Technology is driving the banking industry

It is my passion

to create digital banking strategies,

to help banks and banking service providers to navigate the FinTech industry and to help FinTechs to navigate the banking industry.

Frank Schwab Speaker SAP Banking Forum Mainz

My former work at GIZS (Sparkasse/paydirekt) was focussed on the success of paydirekt. paydirekt establishes the online payment platform of Germany's Sparkassen and banks.

Frank Schwab - GIZS ( Sparkasse / paydirekt ) - speaking at Finanzinformatik 2016

Next events


17th May 2019

Evolution of Paradigms in Banking IT

Richmond Financial Industry Forum

Interlaken, Switzerland



21st November 2019

11th FinTech Forum

Frankfurt am Main

In 2013 Samarth Shekhar and me founded FinTech Forum - the first German FinTech event focused on Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and Central Europe with the mission to identify innovators and disruptors in the Financial Services sector and bring them together with high-calibre investors. For further information about FinTech Forum click here.

Frank-Schwab-FinTech-Forum

As former CEO of Fidor TecS AG I helped to implement Fidor Bank's technology strategy. Fidor TecS enables disruptive digital banking by reshaping the customer relationship through technology. The core product is the banking platform fidorOS that seamlessly bridges traditional banking (account, payment, deposit, loan) and new banking (P2P, Crowd, Crypto, Realtime). fidorOS is the first open API banking platform of its kind and multiple award winning. See also: Fidor: Model Bank of the Year 2015 - awarded by Celent.

fidorOS - designed by Frank Schwab, CEO Fidor TecS AG

Selected past events


5th March 2018

"Digitalisation in Banking"


SingularityU Czech Summit, Prague

24. Januar 2018

„Digitale Transformation der Anlageberatung“

FONDS professionell KONGRESS 2018, Mannheim


14th Nov 2017, 9:00 am

Keynote "Digital transformation of the banking industry"

51st FELABAN Annual Assembly, Miama, Florida


15. September 2017

„FinTech Countdown– letzter Aufruf zur Digitalisierung für Geschäftsbanken und Sparkassen“

Private Banking Kongress, Hamburg


6/7 July 2017

"Crypto currencies - An investor's perspective"

Crypto Currency Conference, Odessa, Ukraine


November 2016

„Wallets der Zukunft: PayPal, paydirekt und Masterpass" FinTech Stammtisch, Berlin


Juni 2016

„Auswirkung der Digitalisierung auf FinanzWirtschaft und Gesellschaft"

Denkerkreis, Figline Valdarno, Florenz


March 2016  

„Fintech Rising Impacts on Banks, Telco and Retail Business Models”

Payment SUMMIT 2016, Helsinki


May 2015

„Digital Banking, Financial Inclusion and Impact Investing"

SKBI Conference, Singapore


May 2015

„Innovating the customer experience"

ICT Spring Europe, Luxembourg


September 2014

Keynote „Banking Reloaded“

CL@B 2014, Panama City

As chairman, I also help to build Hufsy. Hufsy is reinventing how businesses handle money and do banking.

Hufsy - reinventing how businesses handle money and do banking

As a keynote speaker, I love to share my experiences and strategies for the future. My topics are new ideas, innovations, technologies and banking.


In addition, I work as an Independent Member of the Board of Directors at Gulf International Bank in Bahrain and as an Independent Member of the Risk Advisory Board at PayU in Amsterdam.

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Previously, I worked for Deutsche Bank for 20 years, amongst others as Divisional Director Internet & New Media and Director of Innovation. During this time, I was also allowed to teach creativity and innovation management at the Mannheim Business School for several years.

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