Ferhan Patel is an experienced Fintech professional. He focus on Product Strategy and Marketing. This professional has over 20 years of experience. Patel has presented workshops and spoken at many conferences. The topics on which he has spoken range from e-wallets, risk & fraud monitoring, payments compliance and emerging payments technology in Canada and US. Patel has presented to members of Department of Finance, Competition Bureau, OSFI, FINTRAC. Moreover he has presented at Ivey Business School and McGill University. Ferhan Patel is an advisor, coach and mentor to startups. He serves as a member of the FinTech Steering Committee at District 3. Previously was a mentor at Founders Institute. Patel has won industry awards for his organization. Some of the awards include “Outstanding Newcomer in Prepaid/Emerging Payments”, “Industry Alpha Award for Excellence in Consumer Products from the Chamber of Commerce” and “Quebec Technology Company of Year. Ferhan Patel hold a Computer Science degree (B. Comp Sci.) from Concordia University. Moreover, he holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the Richard Ivey School of Business. Patel is also a Certified Financial Crime Specialist (CFCS), Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), and Anti-Money Laundering Certified Associate (AMLCA). The areas which this professional is experienced in, include: E-Commerce – Credit Card & Alternative Payments, Payment Service Provider/Payment Facilitation, E-wallet, Prepaid Cards, Digital Gift Cards, AML/KYC and Risk Monitoring & Automation.