The Qorus-Accenture Banking Innovation Awards have been serving as a catalyst for innovation in the banking sector since their inception in 2013. The best innovations in each category will be recognized at a awards ceremony on 30 November. Here the best new ideas and practices that are transforming the industry for the benefit of banks and customers alike will be revealed. You can expect a highly interactive agenda with insights into winning innovations, pitches and live voting.

A Global Celebration Of Innovation

The Qorus-Accenture Banking Innovation Awards celebrate the very best new innovations that are transforming the industry. Your ideas, put into action and delivering results.

The 2022 awards will culminate in an global awards ceremony where the best innovations in each category will be recognized and rewarded. Winners will share insights on the key success factors in the design, development and operational phases of their projects, and there will also be pitches, Q&As and live voting.

Date: Wednesday, 30 November
Location: Barcelona
Time: 17:30-21:30

Last year's ceremony highlights

Ceremony schedule

16:30 - 17:30
Registration & Welcome Drinks
17:30 - 17:35
Welcome words

David Cordero -  Accenture

17:35 – 17:50
Banking Innovation Trends 2022 + Q&A

Antonio Coppolecchia - Accenture

17:50 - 18:05
Analytics & Artificial Intelligence Award
18:05 - 18:20
Digital Marketing & Sales Award
18:20 - 18:35
Future Workforce Award
18:35 - 19:05
Pitches: Neobanks & Specialized Players
19:05- 20:15
Dinner Break & Live Voting
20:15 - 20:25
Neobanks & Specialized Players Award
20:25 - 20:40
Offering Innovation Award
20:40 - 20:55
Reimagining the Customer Experience Award
20:55 - 21:10
Social, Sustainable & Responsible Banking Award
21:10 - 21:25
Global Innovator Award
21:25 - 21:30
Closing Remarks

John Berry - Qorus

Meet our judges

Senior bank executives from across the world decide on the award-winning entries every year. Read more about our 2022 panel.

Michelle Anderson
Head of Technology, Strategy, and Group Digital Partnerships

Absa Group

Zineb Baiz
Chief Innovation Officer

Banque Centrale Populaire

Elise Broumm
Head of Innovation

Attijariwafa Bank

Manuel Cantalapiedra
Chief Innovation Officer

Banco Santander

Olga Ceja
Head of Innovation – Artificial Intelligence and New Technologies


Santiago de Larrea Teruel
Head of Innovation and Digital Transformation

Crèdit Andorrà

Colin Dinn
Chief Digital Officer


Akash Dowra
Head of Technical Marketing

Discovery Bank

Yossi Erez
Head Of Digital Banking

Israel Discount Bank

Shani Federman Terem
Head of Business Development and Innovation

Israel Discount Bank

Andras Fischer
Director of Innovation

OTP Bank

Marcelo Frontini
Executive Director

Banco Sofisa

Chris Gledhill
Independent FinTech Advisor, Futurist, Writer & Speaker


Piergiorgio Grossi
Chief Innovation Officer

Credem Banca

Sarah Häger
Head of Open Banking Community

Nordea Bank 

Khatija Iffath
Head of Retail Transformation & Customer Experience

Kuwait International Bank

Santiago Jarrin
Vice President of Retail Banking

Banco Pichincha

Alex Jimenez
Chief Strategy Officer

Finalytics.ai and Extractable

David Jimenez
Chief Experience Officer and Deputy CEO


Juan Jiménez Zaballos

Alastria Blockchain Ecosystem

Dr. Bijna Kotak Dasani MBE, FRSA
Founder & CEO
Burcu Küçükünal
Strategy and Innovation Senior Vice President


Sylwia Kulesza
Executive Vice President, Head of Innovation and Digital Strategy

Techcombank (TCB)

Sergio Magalhaes
Head of Digital channels and IT

Millennium BCP

Pedro Mira Vaz
Head of Strategic Marketing


Khomotso Molabe
Chief Engineering Officer

Standard Bank South Africa

Lavinia Morris
Chief Operations Officer

KBC Bank Ireland

Krzysztof Pałuszyński
Deputy Director of Omnichannel Banking


Xavier Rebés Garcia
Director of Innovation


Pablo Ruiz Correa
Head of Digital Transformation and Innovation

Banco Cooperativo Group

Deepak Sharma
President & CDO

Kotak Mahindra Bank

Mamoun Tahri
Head of Business Intelligence Unit

Bank of Africa

Camilo Velasquez
Head of Innovation


Stergios Zlatanos
Director - Small Business Segment

Piraeus Bank


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