Access Tomorrow offers a platform to share fresh and bold industry perspectives from across our region. In this series of podcasts, our guest speakers share their insights and learnings that will help business leaders and organizations navigate today’s digital economy. Whether you’re looking to stay informed on the latest trends in payments technology, listen to industry experts on the future of eCommerce or simply learn about cutting edge Fintech startups, this podcast is for you.
Access Tomorrow with Andrew Torre, Visa's Regional President for Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East, and Africa
Dive into the future of digital payments with our latest podcast, featuring Andrew Torre, Visa's Regional President for Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East, and Africa. We tackle fintech's rise, AI's influence, and regulatory shifts in North Africa, Levant, and Pakistan (NALP). Despite economic hurdles, we spotlight the digital payments boom and Gen Z's impact. Discover how Visa's mission can empower women through financial inclusion. Tune in for a bold glimpse into the payment landscape's future.
Access Tomorrow with Mohamed Bardastani, Visa Economist & Director of Business & Economics Insights
Unlock the future with us in this episode of Access Tomorrow! We have Mohamed Bardastani, Visa' Economist & Director of Business & Economics Insights for CEMEA, ready to take us on a journey through time. We'll rewind to the pivotal macro events of 2023 and then fast-forward to what's on the horizon for 2024. Dive into discussions on the global economy, consumer trends, inflation, interest rates and the exciting world of fintech. Don't miss this opportunity to get ahead of the curve!
Access Tomorrow with Misha Rogalskiy, monobank Co-founder
In today's dynamic digital world, consumer behavior is changing dramatically, and new banking models are emerging. To match the growing demand for user-friendly, convenient online services, banks are having to constantly innovate to meet the expectations of younger users, including Millennials and Gen Z. This episode with Visa’s Leila Serhan and Misha Rogalskiy, monobank Co-founder, will focus on these profound shifts in consumer behavior, the rise of groundbreaking banking models, and the ongoing innovation within the traditional banking sphere.
Access Tomorrow with Jayesh Patel, CEO, Wio Bank
The traditional banking services have long been the go-to for SMBs, but with the rise of digital transformation and the emergence of new players in the industry, the landscape is evolving rapidly. In this episode, Leila Serhan, Visa’s Senior Vice President and Group Country Manager for North Africa, Levant, and Pakistan, speaks to Jayesh Patel, CEO, Wio Bank, to uncover how financial institutions can holistically address the unique needs of SMBs.
Access Tomorrow with Lamise Negm, Advisor to the Governor of the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
Research shows that when women entrepreneurs are given the resources and support, they need to succeed, they are more likely to invest in their families and communities, create jobs, and drive economic growth. However, they often face significant barriers to starting and growing their businesses, including limited access to finance, lack of training and mentorship opportunities, and cultural biases. In this episode, Leila Serhan, Visa’s Senior Vice President and Group Country Manager for North Africa, Levant, and Pakistan, speaks to Lamise Aly Negm, Advisor to the Governor of the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). Lamise will explain how empowering women-owned businesses can unlock significant economic potential and promote more inclusive and sustainable economic growth not only in Egypt but worldwide.
Access Tomorrow with Matthew Griffin, Futurist
In this episode, Leila Serhan, Visa’s Senior Vice President and Group Country Manager for North Africa, Levant, and Pakistan, speaks to Mathew Griffin, a world-renowned futurist and advisor to governments and major technology companies. Matt will share the latest trends in technology and what impact these will have on the future of our industry.