A one-day seminar hosted by Orange Silicon Valley
The financial sector faces an incoming wave of innovative technologies and startups. More than $13.7 billion has been invested in Fintech companies over the past year, and the legacy they stand to create will reshape how customers and financial institutions interact with one another.
On February 16th, The Digital Transformation Through Fintech conference hosted by Orange Silicon Valley will assemble leaders from the banking industry, innovative Fintech startups, and experienced venture capital to discuss the challenges and opportunities presented by shifting consumer behaviors and new business models that are upending traditional practices.
Join the conversation as we explore how current trends are unfolding and where entrepreneurs are looking. The digital-first generation they serve is already transforming an industry. Our featured speakers will discuss what happens next.
09:00 am – Registration & breakfast
10:00 am – Opening Remarks
Speaker: Georges Nahon, CEO, Orange Silicon Valley
Speaker: Marc Rennard, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Mobile Financial Services, Orange
Speaker: Ray Davis, Chairman, Umpqua Bank
10:25 am – Embracing the Fintech Revolution
Legacy banking systems are struggling to keep up with technological advancements in big data, cloud, and mobile services. Some players want to reconstruct the banking system for the 21st century. This session features some of the most innovative incumbent banks, Fintech companies, and entrepreneurs who will share their vision.
11:10 am – Federal Reserve’s View on Fintech
Fireside chat by:
Tracy Basinger, Group Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Thomas Lee, Business Columnist, San Francisco Chronicle
10:40am – Fintech VC Perspective
VC and corporate investors share the opportunities and challenges of investing in the Fintech space, as well as what the “next big thing” might be.
Marisa Kendall, Business Reporter, The San Jose Mercury News
Don Butler, Managing Director, Thomvest
Duncan Davidson, Managing Partner, Bullpen Ventures
Keith Rabois, Partner, Khosla Ventures
12:20 pm – Lunch
01:40 pm – Serving Millennial Customers
Millennial customers want to handle their financial needs through technology instead of walking into brick-and-mortar retail banks. This session looks at the habits, behaviors, and expectations of the Millennial customer exploring the types of experiences they want from the financial services industry.
Jenny Lin, Innovation and Ventures, TD Bank
Chris Britt, CEO, Chime
Herbert Moore, CEO, WiseBanyan
Ori Zohar, co-founder, Sindeo
Ken Kruszka, founder & CEO, SnapCheck
02:35 pm – Alternative Lending
Alternative Lending, which includes P2P, “shadow banking” and other alternate sources of loans, is emerging as a competitive source of loan capital to that of traditional banks.
Fireside chat by:
Dan Macklin, co-founder, VP of Community and Member Success, SoFi
03:15 pm – Blockchain for Banking
The blockchain is the technology behind Bitcoin; it has also begun to be employed across a variety of industry verticals. Banking industry speakers share their experiences with this new technology, the challenges they face deploying it, and the potential use cases of blockchain technology in banking and finance.
Introduction and Moderator:
David Easthope, SVP, Celent
Vinny Lingham, CEO, Civic
Tim Swanson, Director of Market Research, R3CEV
Clint Gilliam, Partner Lead, Chain
03:55 pm – Open Banking
This talk looks at the emergence of “Open Banking,” which enables third party developers through the use of Open APIs to build applications and services around financial institutions.
Open Banking: Good News or Bad News?
Steve Kirsch, CEO, Token
Fireside chat with:
William Hockey, co-founder and CTO, Plaid
Ramneek Gupta, Venture Investing Co-Head, Citi Ventures
04:45 pm – Financial Inclusion
A discussion about the societal and institutional challenges, as well as the opportunities, from integrating the “unbanked” and “underbanked” with financial services.
How Innovative Banks and Fintech Startups can Drive Financial Inclusion.
Tom Abell, Senior Manager, Accenture Development Partnership
Financial Inclusion Discussion:
Ofer Mendelevitch, VP of Data Science, Lendup
Doug Ricket, CEO, PayJoy
Sankaet Pathak, CEO, Synapsepay
Max Gasner, Head of Product, One Financial Holdings
05:40 pm – Closing Remarks
05:50 – Startup Showcase & Reception / Networking
A selection of invited Fintech companies exhibiting their innovative products and services.
Event Produced by Orange Fintech Team:
John Eisenman, Principal, Chain Force
Subash Mandanapu, Senior Product Manager, Fintech
Derek Au, Principal of Ventures