Благодарим Ви, че участвахме на DIGI PAY 2021.


October 1, Inter Expo Center
According the latest pandemic measures, Based on order № RD-01-748 / 02.09.2021 of the Minister of Health, which concerns the new restrictions on the collection of larger groups of people, please provide any of the following documents that you are:
👭 vaccinated or have suffered from COVID-19, certified by valid documents for vaccination or illness within the meaning of Order № RD-01-733 of 27.08.2021 of the Minister of Health, or
👭 with a negative result from a polymerase chain reaction test (PCR) for COVID-19 or a rapid antigen test performed up to 72 hours before the event (up to 48 hours before the event), certified by a valid document according to Order № RD-01-733 from 27.08.2021 of the Minister of Health.
The documents will be required at the registration of the event.
We hope you accept our decision, which is in favor of everyone to decide how to show that you are healthy.
We hope you understand and support us, because we think this is the right approach to see more people in person.
The DIGI PAY team !!!

What you get?

•Opportunity to ask questions at any time

•Opportunity for B2B in person business contacts with professional innovators from the financial world banking, fintech and security sector and fraud prevention

•Opportunity to learn first about trends and discuss payment challenges with leaders in the field

•7 CPE points for participation in training from ACFE

•Full access to the conference

•Recordings and presentations after the conference

•Live streaming of the conference if you cannot attend a live

Photos from the event




Eva Maydell

Member of the European Parliament, Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee

Topic: "New European policies and requirements - digital payments, digital identity and digital wallet"

Eva Maydell is a Member of the European Parliament (EPP Group) and President of European Movement International, the largest organisation of associations and civil societies in Europe.
Maydell´s policy priorities include innovation and the use of technologies, supporting entrepreneurs and sustainable investments in Europe, and enhancing access to quality education.
In the European Parliament, she is a member of the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy as well as the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs. Maydell is also EPP Group Coordinator/Spokesperson for the Special Committee on Artificial Intelligence in a Digital Age.
Eva has been awarded the European Parliament's MEP of the Year Award twice.


Marcin Nadolny

Head of EMEA Banking & Insurance Fraud, SAS Institute

Topic: "Live show for fraud prevention in digital world"

Marcin Nadolny leads the EMEA Banking & Insurance Fraud Practice. He is a thought leader on fraud, accountable for defining the go-to-market strategy, business development, support of implementations with expert knowledge and fraud analytics. Marcin and his team are subject matter experts that help banks, insurers and other financial institutions to combat fraud and financial crimes in the digital world, and improve detection across all areas including all kind of payments fraud, application/identity fraud, insurance claims fraud, insider threats. Marcin is an experienced anti-fraud expert, but also data scientist with huge expertise in machine learning applications in business. He has strong background in banking and financial services and over 17 years of professional experience he gained with SAS but also at PwC, Toyota Bank and at DaimlerChrysler R&D. Along his career Marcin was leading fraud teams on the country and regional levels. He participated in numerous projects being responsible for design and deployment of fraud detection strategies with support of machine learning and networks analytics, and particularly he was leading the team of analysts implementing SAS Enterprise Fraud Management platform at largest banks in Central Europe. Marcin is graduated in mathematics from the University of Warsaw, and also holds a Master of Science degree in Applied Computer Science from Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg in Germany.

Weder Souza 2

Weder Souza

Financial Crimes specialist, SAS Institute

Topic: "Live show for fraud prevention in digital world"

Souza has worked with fraud, waste and abuse prevention since 2006 always focused on Analytics subjects. Weder is Graduated in Computer Engineering, Post-graduated in Business Management, holds a MBA in Big Data Analytics and is a certified anti-money laundering specialist. Works at SAS since 2014, helping organisations to make better decisions through powerful analytics, identifying and preventing financial loses and criminal activities.


Svetlin Lazarov

Head of Digital Analysis and Open Sources Sector

Тоpic: "Trends in cybercrime in the field of payments"

Svetlin Lazarov, Head of the Digital Analysis and Open Sources Sector in the Cybercrime Department at the General Directorate for Combating Organized Crime, Ministry of Interior Affairs of Bulgaria He has been involved in computer systems for 21 years and specializes in cybercrime investigations for 10 years. He was a representative of the Ministry of Interior in the working group for the creation of the Cyber ​​Security Act. He participated in the expert group on updating the national strategy for cybersecurity - "Cyber ​​Sustainable Bulgaria 2023". He is a member of the Interdepartmental Task Force for Incidents with Significant Impact on Network and Information Security in Bulgaria, as well as of the European Task Force on Cybercrime at Europol. It is also a 24/7 contact point for attacks on information systems at national and European level.
Victor Stoyanov 1

Victor Stoyanov

Head of Remote Service & Digital Channels, UniCredit Bulbank


The professional expertise of Victor Stoyanov is primarily within retail banking. It includes development of digital channels, digital payments and innovations, product & business development, project & portfolio management, leasing business development, underwriting and customer segmentations.


Д Алексиев

Dаniel Aleksiev

Deputy Director of Payment Services, BORICA

Topic: "How banks have changed in the direction of Open Banking. The benefits of the new InfoPay service, your new financial profile"

Dаniel Aleksiev is a Deputy Director of Payment Services at BORICA AD. He joined the Company in 2020. In the past 10 years Daniel has held key positions related to the development of digital products and services for the banking sector. He has participated and managed numerous programs focused on innovations and digital transformation. In BORICA he manages the strategic for the company fintech project InfoPay, which is in response to the European payment directive PSD2.

Филип Мутафис

Filip Mutafis

One of the founders of

Topic: „The challenges of Open Banking for the fintech sector”

Filip Mutafis is an investor among the founders of Paysera Bulgaria - a local representative office of the Lithuanian electronic money company Paysera LT and one of the first fintek companies in the country. He is a Member of the Board of Directors of Bulgarian association of software companies (BASSCOM). Since the beginning of the year, he is promoting the entry of the HeavyFinance Crowdfunding platform. He has many years of experience in companies in the IT industry - Dynamic Solutions, Singular, Unisoft, Sirma Business Colnsulting, Balkan Services. Throughout his career he participated in innovative for the Bulgarian business activities - the first Internet laboratories, implementation of ERP systems, the launch of the most successful business intelligence system in Bulgaria QlikView. He is a speaker at numerous business planning events. He joined DIGI PAY as a speaker and key partner in its first edition in 2016.

Piotr Narczyk - Picture

Piotr Narczyk

Account Executive OneSpan, Central and Eastern Europe

Topic: "Customer Identification and Authentication in the Digital Journey"

Piotr Narczyk is OneSpan's Account Executive. He is responsible for OneSpan business development in the Central and Eastern Europe and Baltics and also responsible for building relations with all clients and partners in the region. Piotr's expertise are solutions which establish trust in people's identities, their devices, and transactions throughout Customers Digital Journey. Piotr helps his customers to secure their digital channels and also to protect end customers against fraudulent attempts. Thanks to his experience in the previous global risk management organization he is also experienced with risk management and collections. Piotr graduated Warsaw University in Poland and several post graduate studies focused on management and IT. In private, Piotr is a father of 2 kids and a great fun of traveling.

Marina Shideroff

Founder and Chief Design Officer, Fram Creative Solutions


Marina Shideroff is the Founder and Chief Design Officer of Fram, a next-generation design company that specializes in smart design solutions for businesses operating in the digital age. Fram: in Norwegian it means "forward".
Marina is the first person to open the doors of CX in Bulgaria and is a recognized expert worldwide for Customer Experience. She has extensive Bulgarian and international experience (Germany, France, Switzerland and the Far East). She graduated from the Hochschule für Bildende Künste Braunschweig in Germany and the Technical University of Sofia with a degree in Product and Industrial Design.
Marina is proud of its rich portfolio of projects for the FinTech industry, both for "new" players (blockchain and developers of innovative tools) and traditional participants in the field of digital payments, financial software, e-commerce (ICOs, IT and startups). Marina also helps established brands on their way to expanding their digital presence and looking for new opportunities to develop digital products and services. She has worked for clients such as Coca-Cola HBC, Dynamo Software, Software Group, D-Bank, Easy Credit, Econt, Bauer Media Group, Nova Broadcasting Group, Net 1, Iris Solutions and many others.


Merdihan Ismailov

Chief Digital and Information Officer, IRIS SOLUTIONS

Topic: „Open banking - new horizons for digital payments"

Merdihan Ismailov has more than 16 years of experience in the banking sector in the field of product management and development, management of digital banking channels and payments, managing the electronic channels of Allianz Bank for more than 12 years. After 16 years in banks and taking advantage of the launch of the Open Banking Initiative in Europe, it is moving to the fintech industry with one main goal - to build the right environment and infrastructure and open banking to become the next trend for banking business and this not to remain just as beautiful words in the speeches of banking professionals and visionaries. He is the Chief Digital and Information Director of IRIS SOLUITIONS, a payment institution licensed by the BNB. It is licensed as a European Payment Service Provider (PSP) in accordance with the Second Payment Services Directive (PSD2). The company is a top TPP supplier in the Balkans.


Alexander Stanev

Chief Operating Officer, Eurotrust Technologies

Topic: The new normal in the world of identification: the digital life of people and companies.

Alexander Stanev, Chief Operating Officer of Eurotrust Technologies. It has over 25 years in the field of digital payments, innovative digital services, electronic invoicing, electronic signatures and electronic identity, software and outsourcing services. He is the leader of many successful projects in the field of payments, including the construction and development of the BISERA payment system, the IBAN project, the SEBRA system, the SEPA system of interbank payments in Euro, mobile payments and others. He graduated in physics at Sofia University "Kliment Ohridski" and has a Master's degree in Business Administration from the New Bulgarian University.

Нели Йоловска

Neli Yolovska

Sales Director, BORICA

Topic: "Тhe modern form of electronic identity, how and when it will be possible in Bulgaria"

Neli Yolovska is director “Sales” at BORICA. She joined the Company in 2017. Since 1993 Neli has been part of the largest media group in Bulgaria in the field of Information Technologies - IDG Bulgaria (ICT Media), and for 10 years she has successfully managed the leading IT media in the country – the magazines CIO and PC World, Computerworld newspaper, and others. In 2007, on initiative of ICT Media and with Neli’s active participation, the CIO Club was founded, as it operates until now. Her experience goes beyond Bulgaria’s borders, as part of the management team of a large software company. She graduated from the Technical University of Sofia as master of Information and Communication Technology, Programming.

Христо Пеев

Hristo Peev

CEO Motion Software



Christo Peev is a software developer and entrepreneur currently building the most complete remote work platform - Motion Software. Selected by Forbes Bulgaria as one of 30 entrepreneurs under 30 years old who change the world in 2019. Since 2014 Christo is involved in the development of key FinTech, RegTech, and Blockchain products led by the biggest financial institutions and blockchain companies in the industry.

Svilen Stanchev

Svilen Stanchev

Sales Director, IBS Bulgaria

Topic:“Combating fraud in the world of real time transactions. How to empower fincrime teams to ensure safety for banking customers and preserve user experience.”

Svilen Stanchev is Sales Director at IBS Bulgaria (IBS) - one of the leading IT companies in the country with a focus on the financial industry, analytics solutions and system integration. IBS is currently implementing key projects in leading banks related to digital transformation, PSD2 regulation, infrastructure modernization and information asset management. Svilen Stanchev has over 13 years of experience in the IT sector. His interests are related to infrastructure, API Economy, E2E analytics solutions that help develop digital business models.

Йордан Стоянов

Jordan Stoyanov

Founder and CEO of PayMan Group

Topic: "Successful models in the payment business and customer experience"

Jordan has over 15 years of experience in transformation projects in the financial sector - a pioneer in the digitalization of entire segments of the banking business. He has held senior positions in an international banking group, both locally and internationally.
To date, he is the founder and CEO of PayMan Group, which deals with payment services and mobile payments. Jordan is a partner in one of the leading investment funds in the region - New Vision 3. He is an investor in several technology companies. He believes that only product companies can become unicorns in Eastern Europe.
Jordan is an idealist and as such is one of the founders of the think-tank platform SophiaLab and participates in a number of legislative initiatives aimed at supporting the business climate and solving business problems and regulators in a win-win context.

Павел Георгиев 2

Pavel Georgiev

Co-founder and Deputy Head of Steering committee of the Bulgarian Association of Certified Ethical Hackers

Topic: „Hacking techniques for customer fraud - trends and development of phishing attacks“

Pavel Georgiev is a Co-founder and Deputy Head of Steering committee of the Bulgarian Association of Certified Ethical Hackers. Pavel has more than 12 years of experience in various trading companies, having held various positions in the IT departments - from First line support, System Administrator to IT Supervisor. He currently works as an Information Security Specialist at RaiffeisenBank Bulgaria. He graduated from the Technical University - Sofia. Since 2016 he has been actively interested in Information Security and Penetration testing. In 2018 he was certified as a Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH). Since 2020 he has been a lecturer at Plovdiv University "Paisii Hilendarski".

Janet Naydenova

Chairman, Bulgarian Web Association E-Commerce Association

Тopic: "Challenges and benefits of digital payments for online merchants"

Janet Naydenova is the owner of JNN Consult EOOD, the first marketing consulting agency, established in 1999, specializing in the field of technology, digital and integrated marketing, Gartner's marketing agency for Bulgaria. She has over 30 years of professional experience in the field of IT and marketing, 8 of which - in a global FORTUNE 500 company, reaching the position of marketing director for EMEA (Europe, Africa and the Middle East).
Naidenova is a marketing consultant for SEED (Southeast Europe Enterprise Development) - a donor organization of IFC (International Funds Corporation) to the World Bank, winner of the award "Best Consultant for Southeast Europe", ICT marketing expert of the European Union.
She is the first lecturer in Internet Marketing at Sofia University, a master's program in e-business, the first certified Master of Guerrilla Marketing in the world. She is publisher of many "White Papers" in the field of technology, a member of the Bulgarian Marketing Association. She is Co-Founder of the Association of small and medium enterprises Bulgaria. She is Co-Founder and Chairman of the Management Board of the Bulgarian Web Association E-Commerce Association (

Милчо Хекимов

Milcho Hekimov

Co-founder and Member of Bulgaria Association of Certified Ethical Hackers

Topic: „Hacking techniques for customer fraud - trends and development of phishing attacks“

Milcho Hekimov has 5 years experience in IT. Currently he is a Chief Technology Officer at Quality House - company offering QA consultancy. He is Co-founder and Manager at Foothold Security - company focused on discovering security issues in applications and systems using approach as an attacker. Milcho is Co-founder and Member of Bulgaria Association of Certified Ethical Hackers.

image001 (1)

Radoy Stoyanov

VP Financial Services, DIGITALL

Topic: "Lightning Network - a global open standard for P2P payments on Internet, which competes with card and bank payments"

Radoy is a former C-level banking executive in IT, Operations and Marketing for more than 10 years, and a software engineer/consultant for another 14 years. He has spent the last 5 years advising and delivering digital transformation projects at banks, insurers and FinTech companies. He specializes in digital business models and customer journeys, blockchain, AI, Open Finance and financial health. Radoy is currently the Vice President of DIGITALL, responsible for the customers in the Financial Services Industry.
Ivailo Mateev Cropped

Ivailo Mateev

Member of the Country Team of KBC Group for Bulgaria, Member of the Management Board of UBB, Executive Director Operations of UBB

Topic: "High level description of a program for payment security on a bank level"

Ivailo Mateev started his career at United Bulgarian Bank in 1992. Throughout thе years he has held various positions in the areas of Planning and Budgeting, Management Accounting, Project Management, Business Processes and Organization, Branch Network Management. In the period 2009 – 2017 he was Chief Operating Officer of UBB AD. After the acquisition of United Bulgarian Bank by the Belgian finance group KBC Group in June 2017, Ivaylo Mateev has become member of the KBC Country Team in Bulgaria, member of the Management board and Executive Director Operations of UBB.

Асен Тасков

Asen Taskov

VP Cyber Security, Paysafe

Topic: „Adversary Mapping for Proactive Cyber Defence“

Asen Taskov joined Paysafe in 2015 and currently holds the position of Vice President of Cybersecurity. Over the years he has participated in the formation of SOC (Security Operations Center), in activities related to Engineering, Architecture, CTM (Cyber ​​threat management), IAM (Identity and access management), Compliance and was part of Penetration testing teams.
He started the development of the Paysafe information security team with two people and through his management skills and motivation managed to expand it to 80 permanent employees and 20 temporary. Currently, the information security team is one of the main drivers in the direction of the company to become a leader in the field of information security.

Борис Гончаров

Boris Goncharov

Chief Strategy Officer, AMATAS

Topic: "Subverting blockchains: real risk or irrational hype"

Boris Goncharov is an information security enthusiast and visionary with over 12 years of operations and information security experience. He works as Chief Cybersecurity Strategist at AMATAS where he is focused on envisioning the future of security and defining corporate protection strategies and tactics.
Prior to AMATAS, Boris was Chair of Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (CSeCoE) at G4S Europe. He is a regular speaker at leading security events as InfoSec Europe, Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit, IDC Security Roadshow and others. Boris currently maintains top-level industry certifications including CISSP, ISSMP, CCISO, CCSP, CEH, TOGAF and CHFI.

Детелина Момчева

Detelina Momcheva

Economic Director for Bulgaria, Settle

Detelina Momcheva is the Economic Director of Settle for Bulgaria. She started her career in India in a Dutch consulting agency, worked for an educational start-up in Egypt, managed the marketing activities of Valvoline and Texaco for 14 markets in Central and Eastern Europe, developed the card business and managed Shell's loyalty program in Bulgaria.

Ангел Кънчев

Angel Kanchev

Founder and CEO, BRIGHT

Topic: "Fraud Management in the Age of AI"

Angel Kanchev, Founder and CEO of BRIGHT, an international consulting company that has been working for 15 years to solve pressing business problems with innovative technologies such as AI & Machine Learning. Angel creates BRIGHT with the vision to help businesses and IT create value together. BRIGHT focuses on complete solutions for process digitalization, real-time data analysis and cybersecurity.
Angel has 20 years of experience as a consultant in creating innovative solutions for large financial companies. In the era of AI technologies, BRIGHT uses their power to more quickly and efficiently solve business problems related to security and business growth, extracting added value from available data.
Angel graduated from Harvard Business School and has a master's degree from the Technical University in Sofia.

Горан Ангелов портрет

Goran Angelov

CEO, IBS Bulgaria


Goran Angelov has over 20 years of experience in information and communication technologies, as well as in the implementation of a number of successfully implemented IT projects for business and the public sector. He is founder and manager of IBS Bulgaria, one of the leading companies in the country with a focus on the Financial Industry, Analytics Solutions and System Integration, Artificial Intelligence, Fintech and Regtech Solutions, the fight against Fraud and Financial crime.

IBS Bulgaria is a Bulgarian company - IT consultant, system integrator and software manufacturer and authorized representative of IBM for Bulgaria. Since 2003, IBS Bulgaria has served the best companies and government agencies.

Eduard Tsvetanov

Eduard Tsvetanov

CEO, Patterns Technology


Eduard Tsvetanov is a founder of Patterns - the first agency in Bulgaria, specialized in business development and positioning of technological products. Eduard began his career in the office of Europe's largest lobby group, Burson-Marsteller. After gaining professional experience in England, Belgium and Brazil, he returned to Bulgaria in 2017, where he later led the local market of the British fintech giant Revolut. Eduard is a member of Sophia-Lab, head of Mobile Banking.

Pavel Kaminsky

Pavel Kaminsky

PCI QSA, CISSP, CISA, CEH, Founder & CEO, 7Security Ltd.



Pavel Kaminsky – PCI QSA, CISSP, CISA, CEH, Information Security expert, auditor, penetration tester, regular lecturer at various conferences in the country and abroad, founder and CEO of 7Security Ltd - an Information Security company authorized to provide PCI DSS certification to merchants and payment services providers in Europe and CEMEA.

DIGI PAY will be in person event with live streaming.


General Partner Open Banking

Gold Partners

Silver Partners

Bronze Partners


Location Partner

What is the event about?

Who is the event for?

What is the event about?

  • Affordable, secure and convenient digital payments

  • Fraud monitoring of payment, banking and telecom services; Digital fraud detection and prevention solutions

  • Cybersecurity attacks and mitigation

  • Digital identity verification; Digital onboarding solutions; Know Your Customer (KYC)

  • E-signature solutions; Adaptive authentication; Cloud authentication, European and national regulations; Open banking

  • Biometrics

  • Fintech payments technologies

  • Mobile applications for payments and banking services; Mobile- specific vulnerabilities and attacks; App- protection solutions

  • Machine learning and Artificial intelligence

  • New payment technologies in payments; New business models in payments;

  • Blockchain; Cryptocurrency;

  • Management in security projects; Data security in payments;

Who is the event for?

  • Managers in finance, banking, payments, retail and telecom sectors

  • Security leaders and evangelists; Fraud and risk managers, experts and analysts

  • Security solution vendors; Security consulting providers

  • Regulatory bodies; Authorities dealing with digital crime

  • Data and network security companies

  • Security solutions development and software integration companies

  • Fintech companies that offer payment-related services

  • Companies providing solutions for Е-signature, Аuthentication, Fraud Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, Identity and Access Management

What is our goal?

Why DIGI PAY is different?

What is our goal?

  • Seamless risk assessment and authentication

  • Reduction of fraud and false positives

  • Building trust to ensure customer’s loyalty

  • Development of digital services for better user experience and business sustainability

  • Engagement with B2B customer’s through technology

  • Globally scalable solutions

Why DIGI PAY is different?

  • The event is specialized in the payment and banking sector.
  • Digital banking and payments are on the rise due to the global health crisis. So are the associated risks.
  • Real-time mitigation of digital attacks is getting more important.
  • Technology readiness of payments are becoming a must.
  • Digital expectations of the consumers are increasing.
  • According to the World Payments Report 2020, in the next 2-3 years digital payments would be № 2 preferred payment methods behind virtual cards.
  • DIGI PAY is supported by industry experts and professionals with proven track in the filed.
  • DIGI PAY offers a strong partnership to support you in building a better market presence for your technology.

Good reason to become a partner:

Good reason to become a partner:

  • Lead one of the top professional events for payments in Bulgaria

  • Meet your business partners and clients

  • Invest in the strategic mission to educate customers on secure practices in digital payments

  • Demonstrate your solutions and services

  • Generate awareness around your brand and get additional exposure through various media channels

  • Learn more about new business models и решения

  • Meet potential business partners and prospects

  • Help us place bulgarian Fintechs on the international market


The hybrid event took place on October 1st

  • Over 40 participants were onsite

  • Over 120 participants were online through an interactive platform

  • International keynote speakers Konstantin von Altrock (Director STO Safer Payments), Marcin Nadolny (Head of EMEA Banking and Insurance Fraud, SAS Institute), Andreas Kitsios (Fraud Practice Leader for SAS Greece and Eastern Europe)

  • In the event participated numerous speakers from the field (Regulatory authorities; Solution vendors; Leaders and Managers of payments, fraud, analytics, AI and Fintech companies)