Time & Location
22 Nov, 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.