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Kevin Butler
Professor,  University of Florida

Kevin Butler is the Arnold and Lisa Goldberg Rising Star Associate Professor of Computer Science and University Term Professor in the Department of Computer and Information Science and Engineering at the University of Florida. He is also Associate Director of the Florida Institute for Cybersecurity Research. Kevin's research focuses on the security of computer systems, including embedded and IoT systems, firmware analysis, trustworthy computing, mobile device security and privacy, data integrity and provenance, security of financial systems, cyber-physical systems, adversarial machine learning, networking and interdomain routing security, and cloud systems security. Kevin received a National Science Foundation CAREER award in 2013 and was named International Educator of the Year within he Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering in 2017 for his work on developing global standards for securing digital financial services in the developing world. He is co-chair of the International Telecommunication's Security, Infrastructure, and Trust Working Group as part of the Financial Inclusion Global Initiative. Kevin is technical program co-chair of SecureComm 2020 and conference chair of ACSAC 2020 and 2021; he was previously conference chair of the 2017 IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy, for which he received the IEEE Technical Committee on Security and Privacy's Outstanding Community Service Award. He has published over 95 peer-reviewed articles and his work has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Wired, and many other media outlets. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE and ACM, and co-founder of CryptoDrop.
Dorothee Delort
Financial Sector Specialist, World Bank

Dorothee Delort, a French national, has been a senior financial sector specialist in the Payment Systems Development Group (PSDG) at the World Bank since November 2012. She has been involved in national payments system reforms, financial market infrastructures (FMIs) and retail payment systems technical assistance, lending projects and FSAP in several countries. Dorothee has over 15 years of experience in central banking, having occupied, before joining the World Bank, various positions in the fields of forex markets and payment systems at Banque de France in Paris (the central bank of France), the European Central Bank in Frankfurt (secretary to the Eurosystem Payment and Securities Settlement Committee) and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve in Washington DC. Dorothee holds a Master Degree in Political Sciences from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques in Paris (Sciences Po Paris) and a post-graduate degree in International affairs from the University Paris-Dauphine.
Bilel Jamoussi
Chief of Study Group Department, TSB, ITU

Tunisian born, Dr. Bilel Jamoussi is Chief of the Study Groups Department of ITU Standardization Bureau in Geneva Switzerland. Since 2010, he has been leading the bureau’s standards making activities into a new era characterized by rapid convergence and the need for increased collaboration with vertical sectors and partnership between developed and developing countries. Prior to 2010, Jamoussi worked for a Telecommunication equipment and solutions provider for 15 years in Canada and then in the United States where he held several leadership positions and was granted 22 US patents in diverse areas including packet, optical, wireless, and quality of service. He holds a BSc, MSc and PhD degrees in Computer Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University, USA. He is fluent in Arabic, French, and English and speaks some Spanish and German.​​​
Saleh Khan
Programme Manager, Financial Inclusion, Universal Postal Union (UPU)

Saleh is the Financial Inclusion Team Lead at UPU, with a focus on evidence-based research and advocacy. He oversees multi-donor, multi-country technical assistance funds that invests in catalytic projects focused on postal financial inclusion and digital financial services. Saleh brings 20 years’ experience in policy advise, strategy design, programme and project management, and results-based evaluations across a broad range of sectors, with a specialisation in inclusive financial services.
Anant Nautiyal
Senior Manager, Inclusive Fintech/ Mobile Money, GSMA

Anant Nautiyal is a Senior Manager, Inclusive Fintech in the Mobile Money team at GSMA. In this role, he is specifically focused on facilitating commercial and technical projects for the GSMA Inclusive Tech Lab in a number of areas including interoperability, merchant payments and biometrics for identity in low tech environments. He has also worked closely with mobile money providers across emerging markets (particularly Africa and Asia) on creating and scaling diverse ecosystem use cases including online marketplaces, enterprise solutions and pay-as-you-go (PAYG) solar services. Prior to joining GSMA, Anant worked in an advisory capacity for the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), and in philanthropic and consulting roles in the mobiles for development (M4D) space. He holds an MBA in International Business and Finance from the S.P. Jain Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai and an MSc in Development Management from the London School of Economics.
Abhinav Pratap Singh
Assistant Director General,  (Post Bank of India (PBI), Department of Posts, Government of India

​Abhinav Pratap Singh is a Career Civil Servant who joined the India Postal Service in 2011. Presently he is holding the post of Assistant Director General (Post Bank of India (PBI)), Department of Posts, Government of India. In this role he is looking after the PBI Division which functions as regulating unit of the promoter department (DoP) for India Post Payments Bank (IPPB), a Scheduled Commercial bank wholly owned by Government of India to achieve last mile Digital financial inclusion. In this role he is actively involved in Conceptualization, Design and Formulation of Policy Directions on Digital Financial Inclusion for implementation through IPPB including Policy Inputs on Alliances and Engagements with other entities both Government & Non-Government. He has been engaged in synergizing the agility of a Payments Bank with age old trusted network of India Post. Various Fintech innovations in the Payment Space are being distributed through the Postal Network with the objective of bridging the gaps in Financial Inclusion at the last mile. Prior to joining Civil Services, he had worked in Tejas Networks as Embedded System Engineer and was involved in developing System Software for Network Switches, Routers etc. while working on MPLS Architecture, Metro Ethernet, LAN & other technologies. He holds an M.Tech degree in Opto electronics & Optical Communications from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi and an M.Sc (Physics) from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi.
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