Financial technology executives come together to converse about the powerful revolution of Fintech. Join these tech executives as they discuss disruptive start up companies, the accelerating global investment of software based financial services, and what each of their companies has to offer to society.
Speaker: Kristi Ross
Out of the pits, into the future
Speakers: Brian Mehta, Rick Lane, Drew Shields, Katie Burgoon
Trading pits are a thing of the past. With the floors closing in Chicago in early July, traders must adapt to an evolving industry that places more and more focus on technology. Anticipating that change, Trading Technologies has gone through a transformation of its product, culture and talent, drawing inspiration from the local startup scene. In this panel, TT will delve into how its new next-gen SaaS trading platform signifies that the future of fintech has already arrived.
Deep learning, data and the rise of machines
Speakers: Jeanine Swatton, Nigel Young, Randal Cox, Jason Henrichs
Emcee: Jason Henrichs
Access to data is growing exponentially. New data sets are being created through social media and the internet of things as well as unprecedented to previously siloed information through APIs. From trading to consumer insight, the possibilities are endless. Unfortunately so are the challenges of making sense of this rapidly exploring universe. Join this diverse panel’s discussion on data, machine learning and the path to deep learning.
FinTEx Chicago (short for Financial Technology Exchange) is a collaboration between leading players in financial services and technology to expand Chicago’s role as a center of innovation. Participating companies of all sizes take advantage of the power of adjacency, increase productivity and innovate. FinTEx serves as a single point of access for those outside the region to do business with the FinTech community in the Second City.
The Role of Banks in FinTech
Keynote: Scarlett Sieber
Buzz around FinTech is at an all-time high with global investment expected to more than double to $8 billion by 2018. Many wonder what role banks will play as finance continues to evolve toward an increasingly digital future. In this panel, BBVA Open Innovation and Ecosystem Builder Scarlett Sieber will delve into what BBVA is doing to stay ahead.
BBVA is a customer-centric global financial services group founded in 1857. The Group has a solid position in Spain, is the largest financial institution in Mexico and has leading franchises in South America and the Sunbelt region of the United States. Its diversified business is geared toward high-growth markets and relies on technology as a key sustainable competitive advantage. Corporate responsibility is at the core of its business model. BBVA fosters financial education and inclusion, and supports scientific research and culture. It operates with the highest integrity, a long-term vision and applies the best practices. The Group is present in the main sustainability indexes.