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Where To Play & How To Win – Let’s Talk Digital Strategy In Financial Services

Virtual Event

2:00pm, Thu 18 February, 2021

If 2020 taught us anything, it was that organisations with a strong and robust digital strategy had the upper hand and gained a competitive advantage. 2021 will be no different, if anything, the pace will be faster. 

Knowing where to play and how to win, will be vital. 

Come and join Waracle’s principal delivery consultant Chris Williams and Virgin Money’s, Head of Digital Solutions, Derek Smith as they share their knowledge and real-life examples on how to build a digital strategy that will guide your enterprise into knowing how to leverage digital technology to win.

 Some of the points and key takeaways you will get from this event:


  • Building & Executing digital strategy identifying where to play & how to win
  • The role mobile plays in Financial Services digital strategy
  • The new eco-systems fuelling Fintech and the vital strategic importance

Key Takeaways:

  • Understanding the strategic role of mobile
  • How to leverage mobile in the digital mix to win and retain customers
  • Understanding your digital ecosystem and what opportunity exists outside it
  • How to build & execute digital strategy building new eco-systems

This is an unmissable event if you or your enterprise is looking to grow or build a strong and robust digital strategy which will give you the upper hand and competitive advantage this year so don’t miss out and join us on the 18th of February. 

Our speakers:

Chris Williams – Principal Delivery Consultant, Waracle 

Chris has a 20 year pedigree and track record in helping enterprises to innovate, adopt emerging technologies and drive through transformation and change, building new revenue streams and defining cutting edge solutions to complex problems.

In recent years Chris has been the strategic consultant to leading financial institutions helping to shape and deliver their digital transformation agendas. Chris has extensive experience using agile frameworks, taking legacy operating models and systems and transitioning them into modern, robust and  scalable digital capabilities.

Derek Smith – Head Of Digital Solutions, Virgin Money 

Derek is the Head of Digital Solutions at Virgin Money, where he leads teams that develop and enhance digital products across all Customer and Colleague web and mobile channels.

Derek has had a varied career across Financial Services, leading teams in Product, Sales & Engineering and is passionate about how we adopt, embed and iterate modern agile, design & engineering practices to develop better Customers focussed digital products through empowered and motivated teams.

Event Agenda

  • 14:00 Intro from Waracle
  • 14:05 Round table discussion begins
  • 14.45 Q&A & summary of key points
  • 15.00 Close