250 - FinTech, Blockchain & Bitcoin: Trends, Opportunities, Challenges

Zahra Jamshed, Sales Director, Wipro
Paige Freeman, Co-Founder, Women in Bitcoin
Naveed Sherwani, Ph.D., President & CEO, PeerNova
June 12, 1:45 pm - 2:45 pm  •  Donner

FinTech is making waves in Financial Services industry. Well reputed universities are introducing dedicated programs on FinTech: The Future of Commerce for financial services executives, entrepreneurs and consultants. Entrepreneurs are coming out with start-ups and raising seed money to promote their ideas on blockchain, money and payments - investment strategies, transaction processing and analytics & KYC. What is the role of Blockchain and Bitcoin in the FinTech world? How is distributed ledger assisting in transaction processing? How is bitcoin leveraging the blockchain technology for money and payments without any financial institutions in the middle? While it's probably a few years away from having an everyday impact on your life, as we in technology know, the future will be here before you know it. We will uncover the trends, opportunities and challenges in this session.