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What is quantum technology and why does it matter to the financial services market?
What is quantum technology and why does it matter to the financial services market?

Wed, 22 Nov


Virtual event - Webinar

What is quantum technology and why does it matter to the financial services market?

Hosted by Krista Griggs - Fujitsu

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Time & Location

22 Nov 2023, 11:00 – 12:00 GMT

Virtual event - Webinar

About the event

A bit about Krista Griggs

Krista is the Head of the Banking, Financial Services & Insurance sector in Fujitsu UK. She has a strong focus on an entrepreneurial culture and sales   approach to focus on delivering business value to our customers. Her approach brings together industry and technical expertise, creating a differentiated   and relevant message. Krista is passionate about creating a better and more   sustainable future through the use of technology and the collective expertise of our individual people. With over 20 years’ experience in designing and   implementing digital transformations across various business domains, she understands a wide range of stakeholder perspectives. Using her strategy and   vision she builds high performing teams, generating growth and development   for our people, our customers, and our business. She was a Finalist for Role   Model of the Year in Women in Tech Excellence Awards 2022, Top 100 Women in   FinTech 2022 and winner of the Transformation Leader of the Year award in the   Women in Tech Excellence Awards 2021

A bit about what the talk will cover

Covers the core concepts of quantum technology and its emerging role in the   financial services market. This talk is intended to provide context and   insight, not overwhelm with technical jargon. We will begin by defining what   quantum computing is, in simple terms, and contrast it with classical   computing. Next, we'll highlight its relevance to commercial banking,   focusing on real and tangible applications. 

The aim is to offer a clear   picture of how this new technology could fit into the existing financial landscape. 

Key discussion points will include:

- An explanation of quantum technology.

- Real-world examples of how quantum computing may be applied in financial   services.

- Insights from our company's hands-on experience with experimental quantum computing and digital quantum annealing.  

This talk is intended for those wishing to understand the intersection of   technology and finance to provide you with a clear and unpretentious overview   of what quantum technology means for the financial services market.

Who should join and why?

The series of talks is aimed at decision-makers, strategists, banking executives,   and industry leaders within the financial services sector. The focus is on   providing clear, practical insights into quantum technology, its real-world   applications, and how to harness its potential within commercial banking. The   intention is to bridge the gap between technological innovation and tangible   business value, helping attendees understand how to strategically align   quantum initiatives with organizational goals, foster collaboration, and   translate theoretical concepts into actionable solutions. By focusing on those who influence or execute business strategy, the talks seek to drive   informed decision-making and promote a pragmatic approach to leveraging   quantum technology, emphasizing its potential to revolutionize financial   services without unnecessary complexity. 

Attendees of the series of talks will gain a multifaceted understanding that   encompasses several key areas. They'll receive a clear and accessible   understanding of what quantum and quantum-like technologies are, including   how they differ from classical computing, without the need for overwhelming   technical jargon. The talks will offer real-world insights into the practical   applications of quantum technology within the financial services industry,   providing opportunities for optimization and innovation. Guidance will be   provided on identifying and evaluating the best use cases for quantum   initiatives, ensuring alignment with core business objectives, along with   practical advice on preparing an organization to derive maximum value from   these endeavours. Attendees will also benefit from exposure to the   experiences of a global technology leader, with opportunities to engage with   other industry professionals and thought leaders. Collectively, the insights   gained will position attendees and their organizations at the forefront of   innovation, potentially leading to a competitive advantage in the rapidly evolving landscape of financial services technology.

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