Speakers On Blockchain & The Future Of Fintech

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Financial technologies include Blockchain, the crypto-currency Bitcoin, Artificial Intelligence and other emerging technologies that are quickly becoming the focus of many meetings this year. Originally, fintech applied to technology applied at the back-end systems, but has since shifted to more consumer-focused services. These technologies have rapidly changed the landscape of the financial services industry. They not only play a role in finance but are also adding value to it and will have major impacts on jobs and businesses. 

If these tech topics are gaining traction at any of your upcoming events or meetings as well, here are some great recommendations for speakers covering this hot-button tech trends and topics today.

TOP FINTECH & BLOCKCHAIN SPEAKERS

  • Neil Jacobstein, Chair of the Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Track at Singularity University
  • Mike Steep, Executive Director, Stanford Engineering Center for Disruptive Technology and Digital Cities, and Former SVP of Global Business Operations at PARC Xerox
  • Greg Williams, Editor-in-Chief, WIRED Magazine
  • Tom Wheeler, Former Chairman of the Federal Communication Commission
  • Mitch Joel, Technology and Innovation Expert & Best-Selling Author

Keep scrolling to read more about these speakers! 

NEIL JACOBSTEIN 

Chair of the Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Track at Singularity University

Neil is currently Chair of the AI and Robotics Track at Singularity University and a distinguished visiting scholar at Stanford. He has previously worked on AI projects for NASA, many branches of the U.S. military, GM, Boeing, and others. Neil provides entertaining and incredibly visual looks at the specific AI algorithms and human-esque robot technologies being developed across the world now. His speeches are thoughtful and up-to-the-minute, and he uses stories from his time consulting with NASA, Boeing, and the U.S. Air Force to light up his overview of emerging AI and robotics. If you have an event focused on machine learning, automation, or the impact of artificial intelligence on industry and society, Neil is a great choice. | See more on Neil Jacobstein here

MIKE STEEP 

Executive Director, Stanford Engineering Center for Disruptive Technology and Digital Cities, and Former SVP of Global Business Operations at PARC Xerox

If you’re looking for an innovation expert who can explain how to actually turn new technologies into new revenue streams, Mike Steep is an amazing choice. After a career spent working with companies including BMW, P&G, and Boeing to turn revolutionary technology into new products, Mike is now leading Stanford’s Disruptive Technology center, which pairs with corporations and VC groups to bring new and disruptive products to market. He’s responsible for helping Boeing develop their first electric airplane and is currently working with players in the agriculture space to develop customized food, among other things.

See more on Mike Steep here

GREG WILLIAMS 

The editor-in-chief of WIRED magazine, Greg is a global authority on technology and the way it impacts business and society. A journalist and author of five novels, he meets with the innovators and thinkers who are changing the world to write expertly on what’s new and what’s next in technology and entrepreneurship. In speeches, Greg’s unique storytelling expertise and in-depth knowledge combine into entertaining and accessible insights that prepare audiences for what’s coming next, including:

  • The technology trends disrupting business 
  • How to flourish in the digital age
  • Cyber security and emerging threats
  • Creating a forward-thinking, purpose-driven organisation

A consistently top-rated speaker, Greg is a great choice for any event discussing future trends. See more on Greg Williams here. 

TOM WHEELER 

Former Chairman of the Federal Communication Commission

Once called the “Bo Jackson of telecom” by President Obama, Tom Wheeler is a business, author, and the former Chairman of the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) from 2013 to 2017. He’s spent the last four decades translating breakthrough technologies into new products and services. He visited our office earlier this year and gave one of the most eye-opening speeches on blockchain (and web 3.0) we’ve seen—he did a tremendous job actually explain what it is, as well as potential applications. | See more on Tom Wheeler here

MITCH JOEL 

Technology and Innovation Expert & Best-Selling Author, “Disrupting Disruption”

A charismatic and engaging storyteller, he takes audiences on an exciting ride that helps them understand how to manage new technology and use it to outpace the competition. Mitch Joel speaks frequently to diverse groups like Wal-Mart, Starbucks, Microsoft, Procter and Gamble, Twitter, Unilever, and every organization and association in between. Since 2005, he has given anywhere between 40 to 60 keynote presentation a year to small, medium, and large organizations in both the B2B and B2C space all over the world. Your audience will leave informed and ready to tackle the future today. | See more on Mitch Joel here

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