Best selling author Professor Henry Chesbrough from UC Berkeley's HaaS school of Business an authority on Innovation. He will be focusing on getting business results from innovation - how incumbent financial institutions can (and cannot) work with FinTechs and startups around their corporate innovation goals. He will talk about dichotomous nature of startup/corporate partnerships in the FinTech context. The agility and speed of a FinTech startup needs to connect to the scale and process skills of the large firm. He will also be giving a sneak peek at his upcoming book that is yet to be publsished.
The knowledge revolution will reshape the world. Ryan Welsh, CEO of Kyndi an Artificial Intelligence product and solutions company will talk about how AI solutions are different this time around. How financial services are well poised for adoption and benefit from AI. Cognitive memory, conceptual relativity, building ontologies from data - find out all about this in this not to be missed session
What are the trends in FinTech investments.What do the VCs look for before funding a startup? Hear some unique perspective from this leading early stage VCs and a Corporate Venture Capitalist strategic investor perspective
Current generation RPA solutions are builton rule based technologies and lack the cognitive capabilities that are crucial to automating knowledge processes. They are also primarily designed for front office, assisted automation use cases and are not suited for high volume back office process automations.Decision Engines Intelligent Process Robotics platform utilizes deep learning. Intelligent Robotics platform can utilize deep learning and computer vision technologies to continuously evolve and enable automation that is based on the meaning of data flowing through the business processes. This can inherently understand basic constructs of business process like reconciliation, decision making, risk assessment in fincnial servies.
We are beyond the point of ‘whether’ AI will be prevalent in our future financial life. The questions are more around ‘what kind’, ‘how much’, ‘when’ and ‘how’. The panel will debate these very questions along with pertinent topics like industry readiness, regulation, ethics of AI and career implications for such a world.
These Bank Innovators work more with startups and emerging technologies. Hear their perspective on the process and technical challenges and how they overcome it. If you are startup trying to work with Banks this is not a discussion you want to miss.
The senior executives from the Banking and Financial Services have seen it all happening. From innovations in Systems of Records, Engagement, Intellgience to the current imperartive of FinTech and Distributed ledger. What is next? How are their firms working with FinTechs. Where do they see the most opportunities and risks?
High powered panel to discuss developments in RegTech and also proposed FinTech charter and its implications
Amy Wilkinson is CEO and founder of Ingenuity, lecturer at Stanford Graduate School of Business and author of The Creator’s Code: The Six Essential Skills of Extraordinary Entrepreneurs. She advises executives and emerging leaders around the world on how to master the skills that underlie entrepreneurial success. Wilkinson’s career spans leadership roles at McKinsey & Company, J.P. Morgan and as founder of Alegre, a foreign-based export company. She has also served in the White House as a senior policy advisor to the United States Trade Representative and a White House Fellow. Fascinated by how leaders must reinvent their approaches to excel in an entrepreneurial age, Wilkinson interviewed 200 of today’s top entrepreneurs including the founders of Tesla Motors, SpaceX, Airbnb, LinkedIn, eBay, PayPal, Dropbox, Chipotle, Under Armour, Spanx, Jetblue, and Revolution Foods to distill what it takes to go from start-up to scale in our rapidly changing economy. She conducted this work while a senior fellow at Harvard University and public policy scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center. The Ewing Marian Kauffman Foundation awarded Wilkinson a grant for her groundbreaking research on high growth entrepreneurs. Wilkinson has been a keynote speaker for corporations, institutes, and universities around the world. Recent speaking events include the World Economic Forum at Davos, Consumer Electronics Show, NASSCOM (India’s Leadership Forum), Microsoft, IBM, TD Ameritrade, National Governor’s Association, and Federal Reserve Board of Governors. She is an expert for The Wall Street Journal. Wilkinson and her work have been featured by CNN, Fox News, CNBC, Bloomberg TV & Radio, NPR, The Wall Street Journal, The Economist, Fortune, Forbes, Inc. TIME, The Washington Post, and USA Today. Wilkinson earned a BA, MA, and MBA from Stanford University. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and an Eisenhower Fellow.
CeleritiFinTech will showcase their FinTech App Marketplace similar to the AppStore. They are modernizing the Core and providing their customer Banks an easy approach to Fintech integration. Oded Shoshany CEO of Celerity FinTech & Startups snapCheck, Talk Accounting, checkbook.io, Market Simplified, Amberoon and others.
Paul J. Thanos is the Director for Finance and Insurance Industries at the Commerce
Department’s International Trade Administration. He also recently served as the
inaugural Global Trade and Investment Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International
Center for Scholars in Washington DC where he researched and published a series of
articles on topics such as inclusive capitalism, financial technology, U.S.-Canada trade
and investment relations, and international trade in services. A link to Mr. Thanos’ work
at the Wilson Center is below.
Mr. Thanos will be talking about the Trump administrations perspective on FinTech, Distributed ledgers and the opportunities that arise with the changes in international trade agreements.
TIS is one of the largest systems integrator and innovator in Japan. Brian will give a short overview of how TIS Silicon Valley works with startups and opportunities for bay area startups to access Japanese markets.
Kobayashi san will showcase innovations in corporate loan originations that TIS has developed in APAC. Mid-market and corporate loan originations have not seen the investments that small business lending has seen. This might be the biggest unexplored opportunity in lending FinTech.
Digital Innovation, Smart Cities and Villages and FinTech is moving east. Attend this panel from leaders of India, Singapore and other theatre on the key initiatives in their respective regions and countries. What opportunities does this present for bay area startups. How do startups engage and develop relationships into this regions? Which theatre will become the next Global Innovation and FinTech Hub - hear perspectives from Singapore, India and other theatres moderated by our very own US Department of Commerce's Rod Hirsch.
Shinjini Das Founder and CEO at The Das Media Group
Shinjini is a globally recognized business, lifestyle, and vertical technology contributor.
Sabina Chaudhuri works as a Business Systems Analyst at Cisco, where she uses data to help drive strategic business decisions. Furthermore, she is involved with Cisco’s Early Career Network, and she is Director of the Miss CEO Ambassador Program. She was recently crowned Miss Silicon Valley.
Hear from the pioneers of FinTech like Futureadvisor, Coinbase, LendingClub on whats next. Expansions of product lines across payments, credit, wealth management, geographical expansion. What is the impact of the crypto/ICO movement.
This broad panel will be discussing emerging payments, distributed ledger applications in supply chain and trade finance, cross-border payment solutions, QR code based push payments
This is shark tank. 20+ startups across the spectrum will be showcasing their innovation at FinTechTalk. Some of them will get on stage and pitch in front of a panel of judges just like in the TV show shark tank. This is a very exciting part of FinTechTalk and we expect a wide range of pitches from startups in AI, Crypto, Payments startups. Step aside Shark Tank and Silicon Valley – East bay is where all the action is.