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Thursday, Jun 25, 2:00 PM CDT · 1 hour 45 minutes

Financial Technology Panel

June 25, 2015 at 02:00:00 PM · Central Time (US & Canada)
By Techweek Chicago (0.0 stars · 0 reviews )
About This Webinar

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.

Who can view: Everyone
Webinar Price: Free
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Featured Presenters
Webinar hosting presenter Kristi Ross
Kristi Ross is the co-CEO and President of dough, Inc., which includes tastytrade, the fastest growing online financial network and dough, a highly visual platform that makes investing interactive, educational and mobile. Previously, Ms. Ross was...
Webinar hosting presenter Brian Mehta
Brian Mehta is chief marketing officer at Trading Technologies where he is responsible for advancing the company’s brand, managing new product launches and leading all public outreach.

Mehta joined TT from Motorola Mobility, where he served as...
Webinar hosting presenter Rick Lane
Rick Lane is the CEO of Trading Technologies (TT), a Chicago-based professional trading software company.

Previously, he was the chief technology officer and led TT’s global engineering, support and technology initiatives. He assumed this role...
Webinar hosting presenter Katie Burgoon
Katie Burgoon joined Trading Technologies in January 2014 as VP, Global Head of Human Resources, where she is responsible for leading all day-to-day human resources functions and services for the company. Burgoon is responsible for the areas of...
Webinar hosting presenter Drew Shields
Drew Shields is the director of product management at Trading Technologies (TT). He leads the TT product managers and oversees the development of the company's next generation platform.

Before joining TT, Shields was the VP, Technology...
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