About
Artificial intelligence is rapidly changing the FinTech industry, and responsible implementation and use is essential for market participants. Join us for this dynamic 60-minute discussion with industry leaders Teddy Flo (General Counsel at Zest AI) and Penny Lee (CEO of the Financial Technology Association (FTA)), and discover how artificial intelligence is making its mark on this ever-changing industry.

Register now to gain valuable insights, learn best practices, and hear what the future holds for these powerful tools.
When
Thu, Jan 13, 2022 · 2:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) (GMT -5:00)
Agenda
  • How has traditional modeling failed to achieve fair lending?
  • What is AI and how can it be applied to make lending more inclusive?
  • How does a company achieve algorithmic fairness?
  • What is the role of regulators in setting standards for AI/ML?
  • …and so much more!
Presenters
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Teddy Flo
General Council, Zest AI
For more than a decade, Teddy has served as a trusted legal advisor to consumer financial services companies, including international banks, credit card issuers, mortgage lenders, student loan servicers, and small-dollar lenders. Throughout his career, he has focused on providing practical legal advice that helps clients achieve their business objectives. He has litigated scores of cases, helped companies navigate high-stakes government investigations, and advised his clients on key regulatory issues. As Zest’s General Counsel, he works closely with its legal, executive, engineering, data science, sales, and marketing teams to execute on Zest's strategic decisions and ensure that the legal aspects of the company's operations run smoothly, including compliance, litigation, contracting, and intellectual property. Teddy graduated summa cum laude from the University of Maryland with degrees in Finance and Economics and received his law degree with honors from The George Washington University Law School.
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Penny Lee
CEO, Financial Technology Association
Penny Lee is CEO of the Financial Technology Association (FTA), a nonprofit organization representing some of the leading financial technology companies. FTA educates consumers, regulators, policymakers, and industry stakeholders on the value of technology-centered financial services companies. It also advocates for the modernization of financial regulation to promote inclusion, advance innovation, and allow equitable access to financial services and markets. Lee is a seasoned business, political, and communications leader with over 25 years of experience. She has worked extensively in public and private sectors, advising Fortune 500 companies and political candidates and operating venture back companies and mission-driven organizations.