Unveiling the Tech Underpinning FinTech's Revolution

Building and hyperscaling in a fintech is not only possible, but more straightforward than you may think. Based on lessons from various companies, including Revolut and LMAX, we share examples and the dark sides of rapid-scaling.
It's going to be an opinionated story with a pinch of fun.

We will discuss:

  • How to execute well and avoid wasting time
  • Problems of scaling architecture and data systems
  • Imposing (the right) constraints and restrictions
  • Practical tips for increasing collaboration and ownership

Join us to transform your approach to evolving system architecture, leaving you with insights immediately applicable to your work.


Wojtek Ptak

Head of Engineering @Revolut, Ex-CTO, Co-Host of CTO Morning Coffee Podcast

Engineering Executive Director and Head of Engineering at Revolut responsible for product engineering in B2B banking and BaaS solutions with Revolut Business.

In the past, Wojtek worked as a CTO for several companies, advised, trained, and helped build B2B products, distributed systems, and solutions for data collection and analysis using applied ML / AI, including Big Data implementation and data stream processing systems.

Over the years, he has worked with many Forbes 500 companies in the US, UK, and Netherlands, including The Coca-Cola Company, American Bankers Association, Macy's, Bloomingdales, Heineken, Saks 5th Avenue, BP, Boots, Polo Ralph Lauren, Porsche, HSBC, and others.

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Andrzej Grzesik

Building Distributed System @LMAX, GeeCON Organizer

ags likes distributed systems in all shapes and form. Coding since young, loves simplicity and continuous delivery. Has written in many languages, he favours the JVM. Since "most software problems are people problems”, he stirs communities, organizes GeeCON and speaks at conferences. Proud to be a Java Champion! 

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Wednesday Apr 10 / 10:35AM BST ( 50 minutes )


Windsor (5th Fl.)


software architecture Distributed Systems scale-up product engineering Domain Driven Design


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