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Why Open banking is disrupting traditional finance and creating opportunities for everyone

Understand the big picture of Open banking and what it means not only for the finance industry but for everything in our lives in this episode of Shine.

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Why design is key to building trust in FinTech

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Our guests

Leandro Pupe Nóbrega

LatAm Product Operations Leader at Belvo

Prerna Goel

Head of Customer Experience at ClearBank

Scott Lucas

Co-Founder and CCO at Monavate

Megan Zweig

Chief Operating Officer at Rock Health

Dominique Kwong

Сo-Founder and COO at Damon Motorcycles

Dr. Acacia Parks

Chief Science Officer at Happify Health

Stefan Schlichting

Manager of Product and Service Innovation at UNITY

Nathan Treloar

Co-Founder, President and COO at Orbita

Mette Dyhrberg

Founder & CEO at Mymee

Dr. Teri Fisher MD

Physician & Clinical Assist. Professor at the University of British Columbia

Dr. Tomasz Jadczyk MD/Ph.D

Chief Science Officer at CardioCube

Eric Esshaki

Healthcare Professional, Litigation Attorney and recent candidate for US Congress

Todd Simmons

Vice President, Brand Experience & Design at IBM

Christine Mauro

Innovation Director at Salesforce

Ojas Rege

Chief Product Officer at One Concern

Antonio Grillo

UX and Service Design Director at Tangity

Thomas Duester

Co-Founder & Designer at formfuture

Jenny Goh

Market Leader at IBM Garage

Hung-Hsiang Chen

Head of Lilly Design Labs and Senior Design Director at Lilly

Mihai Antonescu

Product Manager at Mercedes-Benz Research & Development North America, Inc.

Nils Schanz

Head of User Interaction Voice Control Mercedes-Benz at Daimler AG

David Cox

Chief Digital Officer & Co-founder at Closed Loop Medicine

Shrawan Patel

Founder & Managing Director at Strategy Health

Matt Omernick

Co-Founder & Chief Creative Officer at Akili Interactive

Simon Strom

Partner Technology & Customer Experience in Automotive at PricewaterhouseCoopers

Martin Sewell

Managing Director at Rockar

Justin Klein

Director of Engineering at Health2047 Inc

Dr. Richard Windsor

Founder at Radio Free Mobile

Dr. Chris Landon

CEO at Landon Pediatrics and Medical Advisor to BodiMetrics

Uzair Rashid

Director of Innovation at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts

Rahul Unnikrishnan

Strategy Head for Connected Cars at Nissan

Vaibhav Uppal

Product Owner at FordPass

Yanick Gaudet

President & HL7 Specialist at KLYG Solution

Drew Hannah

Director of Business Development, US at Smile CDR

Vincent Guillevic

Director of Product Design at Onfido

Masaaki Tanaka

Senior Manager of Interaction Design & UX Strategy at Paidy

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Star Experts

Oleg has been with Star and in the software consultancy business for more than 12 years and holds a degree in applied cryptology. Having worked with OEMs, Tier 1s and automotive startups for the past five years, Oleg is currently leading Star's solution architecture team. He helps clients to shape their vision and deliver the software that fits their business needs.

Oleg Lebedyn

Head of Architecture,
Automotive & Mobility

An award-winning interaction designer with a knack for analytic thinking and passion for emerging technologies, Agnieszka works with Star's global partners designing medical equipment, car HMI's, voice interfaces, augmented reality experiences and is a published researcher.

Agnieszka Billewicz

UX Design Lead

Product Design Lead at Star Munich, Tobias is an award-winning multidisciplinary designer with more than ten years of experience in various design fields, including Industrial- and Service-Design, User Research, User Experience and Life Sciences.

Tobias Skuhra

Product Design Lead

Shalika Hanum

Shalika has 10+ years of design experience in portfolio management, InsurTech and payment systems. As a global FinTech industry liaison at Star, she brings her hands-on UX strategy and interaction design skills to assess customers’ needs for UX expertise across Star’s many studio locations.

Shalika Hanum

UX Design Lead, FinTech

Christopher works primarily with the HealthTech Practice to define human-centered digital strategies designed to improve engagement and deliver better health outcomes. In addition to his healthcare design experience, he has also successfully brought to market consumer electronics, automotive and heavy industry products and solutions.

Christopher Scales

Director of Strategy & Insight

Alex applies his 15+ years of UX Design experience to help teams conceptualize and build great products for household name brands, enterprises, and startups around the world. Using design methodologies and cross-domain expertise, he facilitates digital transformation and innovation. 

Alex Debkailuk

Head of Design, Ukraine

For a decade, Artem has supported Star’s clients from idea elaboration and user research to release and ongoing support. He fosters collaboration between the customer, internal and external development teams and acts as a voice of users. His background includes quality assurance and information security.

Artem Yakovenko

Product Manager

Tomasz Puk

Tomasz has a proven track record of designing, developing, and maintaining complex IT solutions for the global market. A skilled software developer, R&D department manager, and medical device process consultant, he provides the depth of skills and experience our clients need to launch world-class MedTech solutions.

Tomasz Puk

Director of Regulatory Consulting and Technology

Olivier brings 10+ years of experience in Product Management and Capital Markets to his work at Star. Having effectively worked with some of the UK's largest FCMs and Investment Banks, his true passion is to build FinTech solutions that create value for companies and individuals in the B2B and B2C space.

Olivier Bessi


Michael transforms great ideas into rapidly scaling, commercially successful ventures. He is a seasoned leader within global management and innovation consulting and has over 20 years of experience designing and implementing solutions for early-stage, growth and Fortune-size companies. 

Michael Schreibmann

Co-founder & CEO

David works to ideate and develop digital healthcare products from inception to launch and beyond. Before joining Star, David spent 10+ years in the healthcare industry building market-leading products and services that improve patient outcomes, increase engagement and enhance healthcare experiences.

David Box

Managing director,

Seth has over 20 years of industry and consulting experience, where he has led strategy, technology and transformational projects for a variety of Automotive & Mobility customers. This unique combination of industry leadership roles in large and small consulting companies has taught him how to focus on client success and outcomes.

Seth Vogel

Managing Director, Automotive & Mobility

Geoff brings over 25 years experience designing and delivering software solutions. Dedicated to healthcare, life sciences and wellness industries, Geoff believes that technology should enhance our lives in a non-invasive manner. He enjoys working with clients to understand their business and user needs, and deliver secure, connected and engaging solutions.

Geoffrey Parker

Technology Director,

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