PayExpo Europe 2018

8-9 October 2019
Business Design Centre, London


Faheem Bakshi

Faheem Bakshi

Head of Payments, Kinguin

Experienced fintech and expansion specialist with over 8 years of experience in ecommerce and fintech companies.

Majoring in Bachelors Information Technology and Masters in Economics, motivated him to work with start-ups and existing companies scale. His experience spans international expansions, responsible for local businesses going global, critical medium-budget projects, international payment methods with consumer focused web & mobile experience, a huge network within fintech & gaming industry.

He is currently Head of Payments at Kinguin. Responsible to monitors over 350+ payment method for a user base of 7 million customers globally. Responsible over 12,000 transaction daily. Kinguin is a leading global ecommerce marketplace platform dedicated to video games and virtual in-game items. He has also worked on joint venture projects during his tenure in Kinguin and he was responsible to expand Kinguin in different regions like Turkey, Sweden, North America, LATAM and Asia. At the moment responsible to launch new crypto currency as Krowns on crypto exchanges which potentially will be used in gaming sector.

Formerly he was responsible for expanding Audioteka and initiated a rapid expansion of people, partners and products. Audioteka is an audiobook distributor. Best audiobooks of well-known publishing houses. Presently in 23 markets in 12 languages and covering global coverage.

He has also helped local companies like Radwag in Poland to expand in India and Organic Lustenauer Mustard company in Austria to expand in Poland.

Prior to moving completely, fintech & expansion, Faheem also worked on technical projects with Microsoft for over 3 years, which gave him a technical experience. He started with his career in Delhi Stock Exchange to start trading in the national capital with an experience of finance, business and technology.


  • PayExpo is fantastic because it has thought provoking discussions and is a great place to connect with other leaders in the industry.
    Megan Caywood
    Starling Bank
  • Very well organised, covering all the key topics with an inclusive and relevant speaker and exhibitor base.
    Helene Panzarino
    Rainmaking Colab Fintech
  • Very wide ranging and varied content with a good mix of fact and opinions, hotly debated.
    Ian Dawson
    Hays Travel Limited
  • This is both a networking event and a trade show, and should be in everyone's diary.
    Paul Love Twelves
    Open Payments Cloud
  • Had a great time across the two days, very well looked after and heard some interesting things about the industry. Look forward to returning next year!
    Jon Ellis
    Atom Bank
  • PayExpo 2018 was fantastic with a great variety in exhibitors as well as content for talks and debates. We found some very good potential partners that will help us make a major impact in the banking industry over the next few years.
    Simon Phillips
    Money Global Limited
  • I really liked the sessions and panel discussions and I am looking forward to some more presentations.
    Liisi Kirsipuu
  • I found the event very interesting and lively, I really liked the presentations in theatre 2 as I am coming from a payments area I found them very informative.
    Martynas Rajuncios
    Lietuvos Bankas


Show the sponsors

Platinum sponsor


See all Sponsors


See all sponsors


Featured speakers



See all Partners