FinTech Talk at iValley delivered a groundbreaking 2016 experience surpassing all expectations. The event attracted more than 300 attendees, including over several C-level executives, CEOs, VCs and early stage incubators. FinTech Talk has become one of the most comprehensive and content-rich fintech event for financial services in the San Francisco bay area.

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Featured Sessions

Opening Remarks

Paddy Ramanathan and Anurag Singh
Founders, iValley Innovation Center

Featured Speaker - Keynote

FinTech: Fact or Fiction?
Andy Harmening - Vice Chairman for Consumer Banking - Bank of the West

Featured Speaker - Keynote

Big Data in Financial Services: From Hype to Real Value
Raymie Stata - Vice Chairman for Consumer Banking - Bank of the West


- JP Nicols

FinServ 25: The Most Influential Voices in Banking and Chairman of NextMoney
Bank Innovation - Your "fast follower" strategy is riskier than you realize

Featured Speaker

- Insights on Payments Innovation
Eduardo Vergara, Head of Payments Services at Silicon Valley Bank in a fireside chat with and Sanjay Mody iValley Innovation Center Founders, iValley Innovation Center

Cool Startups

- Insights on Payments Innovation
EmCee - Bob Sanguedolce

Presenting companies

Altia Systems (Mr.AURANGZEB KHAN, President and CEO of Altia Systems)
Telestax (Mr.Kevin Nethercott,VP Business Development)
Neva (MrKamesh Ragavendra)

Fireside Chat with

Noor Menai, President & CEO at CTBC Bank Corp. USA Interviewer - Denny Arar, Freelance Technology Journalist.

US Olympian - Tamara (Crow) deClercq

Bronze medalist Athens Olympics 2004

Challenges and Opportunities in Big Data Analytics

Prasad Naik, Professor of Marketing at UC Davis Graduate School of Management

Early stage startup pitches

EmCee - Bob Sanguedolce


Ellen Salisbury, MD, Start Smart Labs
Som Das,Founder, BizAccelearator (former venture capitalist) Piyush Malik - IBM Innovation

Congratulations to Reimu Commerce - The winner of the iValley early stage startup pitches at FinTech Talk 2016

Breakout sessions at FinTech Talk 2016

Innovation - Enterprise and Ecosystem Innovation - NEXEN from BNY Mellon
Michael Gardner - MD Silicon Valley Innovation Center

Innovation Strategy Gardner

Digital - Digital Transformation in Financial Services Balaji Yellavalli Head of Banking and FInTech at HCL.

Tenaya Digital Transformation

Featured Speaker - Blockchain - Designing the Global fabric for finance
Kathleen Breitman, Strategy at R3CEV

Global fabric for finance

Financial services in a mobile first world - Digital marketing, payments and more. Brad Murphy - FinTech Lead at Facebook

Digital Marketing at Scale Facebook

Competing in Digital Banking - SAP's Core banking and Digital banking suite
Carl Snyder, Banking Lead at SAP

SAP Carl Snyder