Bluechain to moderate and present multiple sessions at Seamless East Africa 2017

Yoku Korsah to moderate keynote panel on the “Role of National Payment Switches” and deliver session on “Low Cost Merchant Acquisition Strategies”

NAIROBI, Kenya / LONDON – 5 September 2017 – Bluechain, a universal request-to-pay (RtP) technology that secures data transactions through a single-user mobile experience across payment channels, announced Managing Director of Bluechain Africa, Yoku Korsah, will moderate a keynote panel and deliver a keynote session at Seamless East Africa held on 6-7 September 2017 at the Radisson Blu in Nairobi.

Bluechain’s Korsah will draw from his deep domain expertise with over 25 years in payments, consulting and advisory services, and experience as the former Chief Operating Officer of the Ghana Interbank Payments and Settlement Systems Limited (GhIPSS), to moderate and present the following Seamless East Africa keynotes:

KEYNOTE PANEL: INCREASING INTEROPERABILITY – THE ROLE OF NATIONAL PAYMENT SWITCHES
10:10 am Wednesday 6 September
Moderator: Yoku Korsah, Managing Director, Bluechain Africa

  • Expanding access to financial services as well as financial inclusion
  • Re-evaluating the effectiveness of legacy core banking infrastructure
  • Adopting innovative technologies to facilitate seamless payment systems
  • Promoting co-opetition between financial institutions

Panel:
Jennifer Theuri, CEO – Fintech lead, Integrated Payment Services Ltd
Anton Groenewald, Head of Pre-sales Africa, BPC Banking Technologies
Bizuneh Bekele, CEO, Ethswitch S.C

BUILDING OUT A LOW-COST MERCHANT ACQUISITION STRATEGY IN EAST AFRICA
12:23 pm Wednesday 6 September
Speaker: Yoku Korsah

Bluechain is a Platinum Sponsor of Seamless East Africa and recently announced the opening of its African office and subsidiary in Nairobi Kenya. Bluechain’s easy-to-use mobile payments app facilitates greater financial inclusion, while the Bluechain platform provides both merchants and consumers with increased security, simplicity and control over payments. The company’s ability to provide financial inclusion for the unbanked and create a cash-lite society supports the development Africa’s economy and drives commerce across trading partners through all channels of payments.

To discuss the session or how Bluechain might help you with your central payments and financial inclusion initiatives, visit our sponsor booth #28 during Seamless East Africa, 6-7 September 2017.

About Bluechain
Bluechain (www.bluechain.com) is a next-gen universal payment platform that enables central payment networks and financial institutions to streamline merchant and consumer transactions. Using existing infrastructures, Bluechain leverages a new security paradigm that eliminates the need for exposing cardholder data during a transaction and delivers one app for all payments. Bluechain reduces the major causes of card fraud and breaches, increases mobile payment adoption and lowers fees and costs.