Daniel Kennedy

Vice President, Distribution Excellence, International Banking,

Daniel Kennedy, Vice President, Distribution Excellence, International Banking, Scotiabank

Daniel serves as Vice President, Distribution Excellence for Scotiabank’s International Banking division.  In this role, he leads the integration of Scotiabank’s growing digital banking prowess with the retail bank, supports the transformation of all aspects of the distribution channels, leads and supports the development of the international Fintech strategy, and supports per-country initiatives to grow market share and revenue generation throughout Scotiabank’s international footprint.  Daniel is also Scotiabank’s Executive-in-Residence in QED, a venture capital fund focused on Fintech investments.

He has 18+ years of leadership experience in financial services, banking, and technology in various functions of strategy, operations, M&A, marketing, sales, software products development, and technology promotion. He has increased profitability, generated growth, managed risk and led cultural change on multiple occasions, most recently in the founding and leadership of Scotiabank’s digital bank in Chile.

Daniel is a grown-up third-culture kid, having spent  his life in Pakistan, Guatemala, Bangladesh, Indonesia, the United States, Canada, Chile and Puerto Rico.  He holds an undergraduate degree from Mount Allison University, and an International MBA from the Schulich School of Business at York University.


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Day 1: Nov 17, 2020

2:15 pm

2:15 pm

FIRESIDE CHAT: RE-SETTING YOUR DIGITAL JOURNEY

Lessons In Challenge And Transformation To Build A New Presence

Scotiabank completed the acquisition of BBVA Chile in 2018 as executed one of the most effective digital transformations recognised by winning two Euromoney Awards for Excellence in 2020.  This best practices and ROI-led discussion will take you through how the bank managed a colossal digital challenge seamlessly integrating digital and branches and execute best in class digital marketing approaches.  Hear how to emulate their success:

  • Positioning for scale and future profitability: understanding the Carribbean and Central American market
  • Building digital assets to deliver even better banking experiences
  • The ‘Digital Factory’: Supporting customization and more online experiences
  • How your journey post-covid will position you for survival or extinction: The key lessons and future growth opportunities

Cost efficiency nuggets and balancing aggressive digital marketing within budget and on time

Day 2: Nov 18, 2020