Founding Partner BankiFi

About Conny

BankiFi’s Founding Partner Conny Dorrestijn has worked in the international financial technology industry in a wide range of marketing and business development roles, most recently Clear2Pay, which was acquired by FIS in 2014. She is an Advisory Board Member to Holland FinTech, Non-Executive Board Member at Arches Capital and Blanco Services and an Associate of the Digital Insurance Agenda (DIA) and the Blockchain Innovation Conference (BIC2019) and a Global Innovation Awards Judge at BAI (US) and Jury Chair of the Dutch NRC FinTech Live Awards. She frequently chairs, moderates and keynotes at leading industry events, most recently at Money2020 around the topic of Purpose and FinTech.

With inclusion across gender, age and culture high on her agenda, she is an Advisory Board Member to Money2020 RiseUp and a keen supporter of and contributor to the EWPN – European Women in Payments Network. Her passion for generation Y and Z is translated inactive student mentoring and her voluntary work for the Global Give Back Circle:, where she is also active as a mentor for Kenyan students.

The Talk

A ‘feet in the mud’ fireside chat on real life experiences of growth and innovation.

In a fireside chat, Conny Dorrestijn will make sure she asks the right questions to Aleksa Vukotic, CTO,

They will discuss how to get to the bottom of the challenges around platform innovation in corporate environments. How to manoeuvre an oil tanker? 

What is the use and myth of internal innovation labs versus business line? They will talk about collaboration and the much (ab)used word of ‘partnering’ with start-ups and scale-ups. Conny and Aleksa will conclude with one final take away you can personally influence in your daily life

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