Finance Disrupted Agenda

Finance Disrupted 

Day 1 Thursday October 13th




Breakfast session: Building the blockchain–The promise and perils

Sponsored by Deloitte

Barry Silbertheadshots_barry_cropped

Founder and chief executive, Digital Currency Group

Brad Petersonbrad_peterson_cropped

Executive vice-president, chief technology officer, chief information officer, Nasdaq

Eric Piscinieric_piscini_cropped

Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Melanie Swanmelanieswan_cropped

Philosophy and economic theorist, New School for Social Research

Matthew Bishop matthew-bishop-pic-edited

Senior editor, The Economist Group



Opening remarks

Zanny Minton Beddoesmintonbeddoes15hd

Editor-in-chief, The Economist



Collaborate or die?

Fintech’s next evolution

Sheila Bairsheila_cropped

Former chair, FDIC; Member of the board, Avant

Jeffrey McMillanjeffrey_mcmillan_croppedChief analytics and data officer, Morgan Stanley


Zanny Minton Beddoesmintonbeddoes15hd

Editor-in-chief, The Economist

Jon Steinjon_stein_photo_cropped_0

Founder and chief executive, Betterment



Unicorns and unicorpses

Fintech battles with the economic climate

Jonathan Korngoldjonathan_korngold_bio_cropped

Managing director, General Atlantic

Amy Nauiokasamynauiokas-resized

Founder and chair, Archer Gray; Founder and president, Anthemis

Christian Angermayerchristian_angermayer_cropped

Founder and chief executive, Apeiron Investment Group

Pete Casellapete_casella_cropped

Partner, Point 72 Ventures

Tom Eastonthomas

American finance editor, The Economist



Case study in collaboration

The anatomy of a merger

Alexa von Tobelalexa_von_tobel_cropped

Founder and chief executive,

Tim Schaefertim_schaefer_cropped

Executive vice-president, client and digital experience, Northwestern Mutual

Matthew Bishopmatthew-bishop-pic-edited

Senior editor, The Economist Group



Networking break



Getting to really know your customer

Unlocking the value in big data

Nigel Morrisnigel_morris_cropped

Managing partner of QED Investors and co-founder, Capital One

Usama Fayyadusama

Chief data officer, Barclays Bank; Chairman, Oasis500

Neil Hiltzneil_hiltz_facebook_cropped

Head of financial services, global vertical strategy, Facebook

Tom Eastonthomas

American finance editor, The Economist



Quantum computing, the internet of things, AI and other potential game-changers

Igor Tulchinskyigor-tulchinsky_cropped

Chief executive, WorldQuant

Hilary Masonhilary_mason_cropped

Founder and chief executive, Fast Forward Labs

Stephane Wyper

Global lead, MasterCard Start Path

Matthew Bishopmatthew-bishop-pic-edited

Senior editor, The Economist Group






Blockchain versus blockchain

Michael Novogratzmikenovogratz_cropped

Former president, Fortress Investment Group

Jeremy Allairejeremy_allaire_headshot_cropped

Founder, chairman and chief executive, Circle

Todd McDonaldtodd_headshot

Co-founder and chief operating officer, R3

Matthew Bishopmatthew-bishop-pic-edited

Senior editor, The Economist Group



Regulating “finance’s Uber moment”

Thomas Currythomas_curry_cropped

Comptroller of the currency, US Department of the Treasury

Adam Ludwinadam_cropped

Co-founder and chief executive, Chain

Tom Eastonthomas

American finance editor, The Economist

John Becciajohn-beccia_cropped

General counsel and chief compliance officer, Circle Internet Financial



Fintech at the bottom of the pyramid

Tilman Ehrbacktilman_ehrbeck_cropped

Partner, Omidyar Network

Billy Alvaradobilly_alvarado_cropped

Chief business officer, Stripe

Michele Romanowmichelle_romanow_110x110

Co-founder, Clearbanc

Joseph Lakejoseph-lake_avatar-110x110

Director of global forecasting, The Economist Intelligence Unit



Networking break



The Bagehot lecture

Vikram Panditvikram_pandit_cropped

Chairman and chief executive, The Orogen Group and former chief executive, Citigroup Inc.

Zanny Minton Beddoesmintonbeddoes15hd

Editor-in-chief, The Economist



Oxford-style debate

Proposition: This house believes that China will win the fintech revolution

Benjamin Qiuqiu_benjamin_li_cropped

Partner, Loeb & Loeb

PRO: Gregory Gibblufax_ceo_greg_cropped

Co-chairman and chief executive, Lufax

CON: Noor Menainoormenai-ctbc-hi-res-office_cropped

President and chief executive, CTBC Bank USA

PRO: Haiyan Wanghaiyan_wang_headshot__cropped

Co-founder and managing partner, China India Institute

Vijay Vaitheeswaranvijayvaitheeswaran_cropped

China business editor, The Economist



Closing remarks and cocktail reception

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