Open Banking Impact on Digital Customer Acquisition

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Open Banking is revolutionising the financial technology landscape worldwide. How should your digital acquisition and onboarding initiatives capitalise on the changing landscape of permissions and opportunities driven by Open Banking?


In this webinar, The Open Data Institute & Avoka will present their research which can help financial services executives better understand the opportunities Open APIs provide for enhanced customer journeys.


Join ODI & Avoka for a webinar to consider what both these opportunities and the risks could mean to your financial institution.

Featured Speakers

David Beardmore

David Beardmore

Commercial Director


David leads the commercial, business development and marketing activities for the Open Data Institute.


His 20 years in data-driven insight and marketing have seen him work with many leading brands in multiple sectors and countries. In addition to working for some of the largest players in the data world such as Experian, Callcredit and Telefonica, David also ran his own boutique data insight business, Thinkdata, for 5 years before its acquisition by Bertelsmann.


The Open Data Institute has been instrumental in developing Open Banking in the UK, working with Her Majesty’s Treasury and setting up the Open Banking Working Group in September 2015 to explore how an open data infrastructure could help the UK government achieve its objectives of increased competition and consumer choice. David regularly speaks on Open Banking at conferences in the UK and internationally, has recently co-authored a report on Open Banking with PwC, and was also interviewed on BBC TV on the day it officially launched in the UK.


Don Bergal

Chief Marketing Officer


Don Bergal is the Chief Marketing Officer of Avoka, leading Avoka expansion as a fintech leader in banks worldwide since 2015. He has spearheaded the Avoka Digital Sales in Banking research, annually documenting the state of digital banking worldwide, and has conducted numerous banking case studies to identify best-practices in customer acquisition. Prior to Avoka Don has a successful 25-year record of building high growth technology companies. He earned an MBA from the Harvard Business School and a BS in Engineering from The University of Michigan.

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