The Collaboration Economy

Symphony Innovate Europe 2020 [Digital] hosted over 700 live attendees for an action-packed agenda where executives and technology experts discussed how to streamline secure collaboration, connect information systems, and automate workflow across global markets.


Take a look at all session videos on Vimeo or YouTube, view the event replay site, and read about what you missed!


For those planning your global calendars, save the date for Symphony Innovate 2020 in New York on 7-8 October. More information to come in summer.

Sessions included:


Welcome and Keynote The Collaboration Economy: Adapting to COVID-19

David Gurlé, Founder and CEO, Symphony


SPARC: Innovations and Solutions for Financial Services
Goutam Nadella, EVP, Client Solutions, Symphony


Special guests include:

  • Matt Howell, Global Head of Derivative and Multi-Asset Trading Solutions, T. Rowe Price
  • Brian Malthouse, Head of Digital Product for Equities, JP Morgan Chase

WeChat and WhatsApp CONNECT: Innovations and Solutions for Financial Services

Bhavin Rawal, SVP, Product Management, Symphony


The Digital Transformation of the European Financial Industry in Light of COVID-19

Discussion Between Guillaume Lesage, COO, Amundi and David Gurlé


The Future of the Platform

  • Ken Yagen, Chief Product Officer, Symphony
  • Mario Orphanou, Head of Product, Enterprise Integrations, Symphony

Symphony Partner Showcase: Paul Chapman, CIO, Box

Demo led by Alexandra Burnier, Program Manager, Symphony


Bridging the ‘Social Distancing’ Gap

Demos and Real Use Cases from the Symphony Community of business workflows and technology in light of COVID-19 led by Olivia Knocker, Regional Head of Client Strategy, Symphony


Special guests include:

  • Bertrand VanDeVoorde, Head of Middle Office & Reporting, Amundi
  • Mehru Anand, Head of Markets Collaboration and Bot Strategy, Barclays
  • Ying Cao, Head of Digital Product & Workflow, Barclays
  • Xavier Gallant, Co-Head of Corporate FX, Rates and Local Markets Sales, EMEA, BNP Paribas
  • Joe Squires, Co-Head of G10 Rates EMEA and Global head of G10 Rates, BNP Paribas

Closing Session: Fireside Chat with Bill Winters, CEO, Standard Chartered Bank and David Gurlé

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