Changpeng Zhao, aka “CZ”, CEO and founder of Binance joined us...
Brett King is the creator of Breaking Banks, the first globally recognized fintech podcast, and the founder of Provoke.fm Media. He is a futurist, an Amazon bestselling author, an award winning speaker, and is the founder of Moven, a $200m mobile bank, with the world’s first smart bank account, used around the globe with over a million users. In his spare time enjoys flying as an IFR pilot, scuba diving, motor racing, gaming (mostly FPS) and Sci-Fi. Brett focuses on how technology is disrupting business, changing behavior and influencing society. He has fronted TED conferences, given opening keynotes for Wired, Singularity University’s Exponential Finance, The Economist, SIBOS and many more. He appears as a commentator on CNBC and has appeared regularly on the likes of BBC, ABC, FOX, Bloomberg and more.
JP Nicols has been internationally recognized as a leading voice for innovation, strategy and leadership, and his work has been featured in some of the industry’s top publications and conferences across the country and around the world. He is a trusted advisor to companies from startups to the Fortune 500, a popular writer and speaker, and is often quoted in the media. He is a top-rated instructor in a groundbreaking class on fintech and innovation at leading graduate schools of banking. JP is also Cofounder of FinTech Forge, where he helps financial institutions build and leverage their innovative capacity through strategic fintech partnerships and investments; and Cofounder of the Alloy Labs Alliance, a member-driven, shared fintech lab and accelerator for regional and community banks.
Jason Henrichs founder of FinTech Forge, which helps financial institutions build and leverage their innovative capacity through strategic fintech partnerships and investments; and Cofounder of the Alloy Labs Alliance, a member-driven, shared fintech lab and accelerator for regional and community banks. He is also the co-founder of FinTEx, a non-profit growing the FinTech cluster across the Midwest, and the founder or Currency, a FinTech Center of Excellence in partnership with the University of Chicago, Northwestern and DePaul University. Jason is a frequent speaker on financial innovation, regulation and compliance as competitive advantage. He is on the FinTech advisory boards for the City of Chicago, the AARP, the Center for Financial Services Innovation Lab, and the SXSW Accelerator. Jason and his wife are active angel investors in companies that include mobile savings, B2B payments, international payments, investment management, fraud detection, analytics and back office tools