Experian Business Talks

19th August | 10:00 - 11:00 SAST



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Experian Business Talks

WHEN:

19th August, 2022
10:00 - 11:00
SPEAKERS:

Jaco van Jaarsveldt - Head of Commercial Strategy & Innovation, Experian
Francois Grobler - Head of Decision Analytics

Increase acceptance with less risk while reducing costs

Join our Head of Strategy & Innovation, Jaco van Jaarsveldt and our Head of Decision Analytics, Francois Grobler, and industry guests, on the couch as they discuss the challenge of accelerating the application process in order to drive revenue growth whilst reducing technology costs in support of a stronger profitability focus.

As part of this discussion, our client guests will outline how they intend to achieve this while at the same time carefully managing risk, ensuring responsible lending and providing customers with a personalized and affordable product.

The customer journey is increasingly digitally driven making the time to decision more important than ever. Consumers have high expectations for fast, convenient and personalized digital experiences. Businesses need an automated way to understand each applicant’s risk profile and onboard the right customers quickly while also using data and analytics to improve the accuracy of decisions, reduce manual effort and lower cost.

To assist with these requirements, Experian is launching its new decisioning software-as-a-service solution – Power Curve Customer Acquisition SaaS – which makes world-class technology available to all clients by reducing operational costs of on-premises infrastructure and providing one integrated data, analytics, decisioning, workflow and reporting solution

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Synopsis
Experian is launching its new decisioning software-as-a-service solution – Power Curve Customer Acquisition SaaS – which makes world-class technology available to all clients by reducing operational costs of on-premises infrastructure and providing one integrated data, analytics, decisioning, workflow and reporting solution. Jaco, Francois and our industry guests will discuss the challenge of accelerating the application process in order to drive revenue growth whilst reducing technology costs in support of a stronger profitability focus.
Who Should Attend?
Professionals in the credit, finance and related industries looking to better understand their applicants' risk profiles, improve customer experience and reduce risk by making more accurate decisions at speed and at scale while lowering cost.
Why You Should Attend?
Experian Business Talks is about bringing insights and innovations to the credit and finance industries; to provide those that work in the same environment with tangible and actionable information so that you are able to make better and more informed business decisions.

About the speakers

Jaco van Jaarsveldt
Head of Commercial Strategy & Innovation, Experian
Jaco van Jaarsveldt

Jaco van Jaarsveldt Biography

Jaco has spent most of his career in the Credit Industry where he held various C-suite roles in listed, non-listed and private equity-owned entities. He has experience in banking, retail, insurance and consulting across all product verticals both locally and internationally. In a career of more than 25 years, Jaco gained extensive experience working in various industries including banking, retail, and insurance across multiple geographies including Africa, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. Throughout his career his passion has been driving organisational value through an absolute focus on the customer and customer experience enhancing strategies, making extensive use of big data and advanced analytics to achieve the desired outcomes. In his current role at Experian as Chief Decision Analytics and Innovation Officer, Jaco gets to hone in on his passion of using big data and advanced analytics to deliver customer experience-enhancing strategies.
Francois Grobler
Head of Decision Analytics
Francois Grobler

Francois Grobler Biography

Francois joined Experian in 2022 to head up the Decision Analytics division in Africa. Before Experian, he was at HomeChoice for 6 years as Credit Risk Director, responsible for fraud prevention, data science, credit risk and collections in retail credit and financial services. Prior to HomeChoice, he was a key member in establishing and building the JD Consumer Finance division within JD Group. He was appointed to the JD Consumer Finance board in March 2013 as Chief Risk Officer and Executive Director. He has gained extensive experience over a 25-year period in the local and international banking and retail industries. Francois has a B.Com degree, a B.Com (Hons) in Economics and a B.Com (Hons) in Investment Management from Rand Afrikaans University and also completed the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) Global Executive Development Programme, cum laude, through the University of Pretoria.
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