In The Banker Masterclass video series, Kimberley Long, Asia editor of The Banker, speaks with SmartStream’s CEO, Haytham Kaddoura about the accelerated adoption of technology during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Banking technology is progressing at a rapid pace, but there are still concerns around costs. Through using the latest innovations, banks have been finding an operational balance.

Chapter 1:
Technology for a new world: Haytham Kaddoura, CEO of SmartStream, talks to The Banker’s Kimberley Long about how the pandemic has forced banks to rethink their operating models, and how technology vendors have stepped up to provide support to meet these challenges.

Chapter 2:
Costs of compliance: Haytham Kaddoura, CEO of SmartStream, explains to The Banker’s Kimberley Long that while banks are facing increased costs due to regulation and building defences against cybercrime, the use of technology can help to minimise financial pressures.

Chapter 3:
The utilisation of digitisation: Haytham Kaddoura, CEO of SmartStream, talks to The Banker’s Kimberley Long about how technology has modernised banking, and how Smartstream is using the most recent developments to benefit their clients.

Chapter 4:
Supporting clients for the future: Haytham Kaddoura, CEO of SmartStream, explains to The Banker’s Kimberley Long about the current focus of Smartstream’s clients, and the emerging trends in banking technology.