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Of Portuguese nationality, Pedro is a computer engineer who is an expert in APIs and cloud computing. He created a couple of specialist startups, Nubera and Tartipe, which he later sold. Now he is a speaker at conferences, as well as being Lead Software Engineer for New Relic, a software and analytics company located in Barcelona.
Schwertner is an expert in regulatory compliance as well as technology. She works as head of Regulation at Figo, a German B2B company that offers banking APIs and other IT solutions. Her experience includes a number of years in consulting at PwC, and she is on the board of the European Fintech Alliance (EFA).
A regular at specialist conferences, the French national Mauny has had an extensive professional career, with 15 years at IBM. She now has her own company, 42Crunch, which specializes in API cybersecurity.
Born in 1966, Lummitsch had a long career in Germany before heading up the API strategy of the Swiss operator Swisscom. Currently he works as IT coach for digital transformation, collaborates with Google and has his own consultancy, The Digital Journeyman, with headquarters in Zurich and a very clear slogan: “Adapt or die” in the digital revolution.
Passionate about agile technology and methodology, González is an expert in developing open APIs, programming languages and databases such as Java, Spring, Node, SQL and NoSQL. He is currently the product owner of www.bbvaapimarket.com and head of the PayStats API business at BBVA API_Market, BBVA’s Open API initiative to enhance collaboration and partnerships with startups, large companies and Public Administrations through the open banking model. In addition, his professional career includes developing the www.bbva.es website, selected by Forrester as the best European banking website in 2017.
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Taking a customer through the entire buying process until it is formalized is an arduous journey and one that faces the constant possibility of the customer leaving. However, there are ways to make the buying decision happen if you are given facilities such as agile, secure financing.
The digital transformation has not been fully implemented in the automotive sector yet, at least not as quickly as in other distribution sectors. APIs can be this sector's best ally by speeding up its digitization, especially in those areas involving the purchasing process.