BRISTOL, England, November 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
The Financial Services Technology Summit US - which took place from 24th - 26th October at Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, Arizona - provided leading executives with an ideal framework for new business relationships to flourish.
The summit saw industry professionals from the financial services sector across the US meet to discuss compliance, workplace obligations, and maintaining the balance between innovation spending and operational and regulatory commitments. Speakers included leading industry professionals such as; David Potterton, VP Global Research, IDC; Bruce Lee, CTSO Global Banking & Markets, HSBC; Julien Courbe, Partner, CIO, PwC, and many more. Companies including Lexmark, Booz Allen Hamilton, and VMWare sponsored the event.
Executives had ample opportunity to network with peers. Jo Kinsella, MD, Sumerian, said of the event, "The FST summit has been probably one of the best if not the best event I've ever attended."
As well as comprehensive workshops, the summit involved panel discussions offering executives moderated, peer-led discussions on major industry issues. One-to-one meetings gave delegates the chance to meet with business analysts and analyst partners to discuss strategy and technology demands for the industry.
A total of 15 workshops covered a range of exciting and pressing topics for the finance sector. Topics included social media, fraud solutions, disruptive technology, enterprise architecture, and much more.
Oliver Smart, CEO at GDS International - the leading global business event company behind FST Summit US - says, "We have always been proud of the quality of our summits, but this years' Next Generation Finance Summit was one of our best yet. It is very rewarding to know that our events provide the environment for executives to meet and build valuable relationships that will lead to many exciting new ventures and innovations."
See what the delegates had to say about the event at http://www.fstsummitus.com .
About GDS International:
GDS International is one of the most innovative events and media companies worldwide and a globally renowned producer of business-to-business summits, conferences, online information and advisory group gatherings.
Founded in 1993, GDS International specialises in meeting the B2B marketing needs of our clients. Having a strong presence in mature industrial sectors but a finger on the pulse of emerging markets - as well as up-and-coming B2B business verticals - means we are perfectly placed to capitalise on the exciting developments brought about by the advent of a globalised economy.
SOURCE GDS International