September 28, 2016
8:00 am -11:00 am
Parkside Hotel & Spa
810 Humboldt Street
PD Breakfast Event
The Future of Finance
We've all heard about BitCoin its
potential as both a disruptor and an innovator in the financial
industry. BitCoin is just one of many initiatives shaking up
Financial Technology, also known as Fin Tech, one of the most
rapidly growing sectors of the IT industry. Fin Tech focuses
on using technology and innovation to transform the financial
industry including how it operates, provides services and handles
payments. Many startups are having success in this space
displacing the large companies who have dominated financial
services for decades. Please join our Presenter and panelists as we
discuss how Fin Tech is changing the landscape of the finance
industry and what tomorrow could look like.
Presenter and Panelist:
Chris Kiode, Senior
Advisor, BeanStream (Bambora)
Koide is Senior Advisor and VP of Financial Services for
Beanstream, a Bambora Company. With over thirty years of payments
experience, Chris brings a wealth of knowledge to the industry.
Chris is a co-founder of Beanstream, is passionate about all things
FinTech and helps businesses reach their full potential through
powerful payment solutions.
Panel Discussion Featuring:
Kevin MacMillen, Executive
Director, Banking and Cash Management Branch, BC Government
Kevin MacMillen's career in Banking began in Edmonton in 1986 with
Canadian Western Bank, after his graduation from the University of
Alberta. His experience with that organization includes stints in
retail banking, heavy equipment financing, marketing, general
commercial banking and real estate financing. Prior to his
departure from the industry in 2008 he was Assistant Vice President
with responsibility of a large commercial branch in Edmonton.
Kevin transitioned his career into
private business for two years before joining the Province of
Alberta in their Treasury Board and Finance ministry as Director of
Banking. In that role he worked on numerous projects and
initiatives aimed at modernizing government revenue and payment
processes. In 2015 Kevin and his family pulled up stakes in
Edmonton and moved to Victoria to join the Province of BC. As
Executive Director of Banking and Cash Management with the Ministry
of Finance, Kevin has overall responsibility to deliver banking,
payment and working capital management for the Province.
Nancy McNeill, SVP Operations and Business Process Design
at Coast Capital Savings
Aashish Jain, Senior Manager, Digital Integration
Nancy McNeill is a Senior Vice President who identifies corporate
efficiencies and ensures operational guidelines are met within
Coast Capital Savings. She has more than 30 years of experience in
the financial services industry. Nancy is a member of the
National Canadian ATM Exchange Network Board, the Cooperative
Electronic Development Board, the Provincial Governance Committee,
and an alternate member of the Interac Board. She serves on
numerous advisory groups for Central 1 Credit Union.
Aashish Jain is a Senior Manager in Deloitte's Digital Integration
Technology practice with a focus on the Financial Services
industry. Aashish has over 13 years of experience delivering
large, complex financial solutions across multiple lines of
business. In his current role, Aashish helps financial
services organizations better meet their customer expectations by
applying Fintech innovations and practices. This includes the
optimization of operational efficiencies and the simplification of
regulatory burdens. Aashish work with modern technologies such as
Analytics, Big Data and Robot Process Automation to solve problems
like the Single Customer View challenge or to simplify back office
processes. Aashish holds a Bachelor of Science in Computing Science
from Simon Fraser University and an MBA from the Schulich School of
Business, York University.
September 28, 2016
8:00 am -11:00 am
Parkside Hotel & Spa
810 Humboldt Street
AGM & Finance PD Breakfast Event
No $mall Change!
You've been there before. Trying to move your team through a
transition that's promised to be "seamless", won't impact
day-to-day business operations, and guarantees "Cheaper! Better!
Faster!" outcomes for the public. Then, why so much resistance? How
will you identify risk and avoid common tripwires? And, what can
you do as a leader to decrease the line-ups outside your office and
address pressures from above? "No $mall Change" suggests all
transitions have complexity-AND the opportunity to proactively
maximize key investments. This session supports you in your key
role as a finance professional as you help convert change into cash
and capability for your organization.
Bev McPhee, MBA, Organizational Strategy &
Transformation Advisor, Associate Faculty Member, Royal Roads
Bev is an instructor at both Royal Roads University and at UVic,
where she teaches courses in organizational communications,
intercultural communications, consulting methodologies and
organizational behaviour. A keen advocate of emerging technologies,
Bev has sat on various technology councils and boards. She was
nominated for the YWCA Woman of Distinction Award for her work in
the field of communications, and received the Chancellor's award
upon graduating with her MBA.
With more than 15 years' experience in management consulting and
executive leadership roles, Bev's client list spans diverse sectors
including IT services, energy/utilities/mining,
manufacturing, transportation, natural resources, health, education
and social services. A popular keynote speaker, she has been widely
recognized for her contributions in the fields of leadership,
technology and innovation, change management, culture,
communications and organizational development.
Rob Byers, Executive Lead -
CIO, Information Services Division
Rob has been with the Provincial government since 1992 and with
Information Services Division (ISD) since February 2014. As the
Executive Lead for ISD, he is responsible for the delivery of
strategic and operational information management and information
technology services across the social sector. The division is a
shared resource that supports the Ministries of Social Development
and Social Innovation (SDSI) and Children and Family Development
Rob provides leadership to three diverse teams who work in the
background to keep the more than 100 applications up and running.
ISD's day-to-day objective is to assist both ministries in
achieving and exceeding the goals set out in their strategic plans,
including change management actives related to critical systems.
The division provides direct support and advice with desktop
support, resource planning and information and technology
Prior to becoming the Executive Lead, Rob played an essential
change management role, managing the business alignment function
within the final phase of the Integrated Case Management project.
This long term, phased project consolidated several existing
operating systems into a single updated system functioning across
the Ministries of Social Development and Social Innovation and
Child and Family Development.
Kieran Harrop , MBA, PMP,
ITIL, Partner and Director of Consulting Services at
Kieran is a Partner and Director of Consulting Services at CGI
with over 23 years of business and organizational change leadership
experience. His expertise is in facilitating organizational
transformation and public service reform. His specialties include
Organizational Change Management, Business Consulting, High
Performance Coaching and Team Building.
Kieran's passion is to inspire engaged and sustainable
workplaces and highly effective teams through business evolution
and to create space for innovative change and extraordinarily
productive and purposeful organizations).
Marina Hutton, Senior Change
Management Advisor, BC Pension Corp.
Marina is fascinated by the complexity of people, systems and
social change. These curiosities have led her to travel, work,
study and volunteer in 17 countries across six continents. She has
witnessed the complexity of change from a cross-cultural
perspective by observing United Nations negotiations as an NGO
delegate at the UN Earth Summit in Brazil, volunteering in
socio-economic development in Vietnam, and interning with the UN
Environment Programme in DC. She deepened her understanding
of organizational systems and change by studying business in Canada
and Morocco. Following this, she lived in India for 5 months
studying philosophy and exploring internal change. Marina
currently works in the change management field, where she has
focused on business transformation projects in the BC Public
Service's Natural Resource Sector and BC Pension Corporation