43 W 23rd St
New York, NY 10010
2018 Tomorrow’s Transactions Unconference
Monday, September 24, 2018
at Rise New York
43 West 23rd Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10010
You know the Unconference— an informal free-flow format where attendees shape an agenda to suit them— and how it offers a unique opportunity to hear some of the industry’s thought leaders tackle subjects that are changing our world.
As always the event gives room for break-out sessions to explore themes in further detail and deep dive on specific points.
Conversational Commerce, Automotive and IoC (internet of cars), Open Banking opportunities and AI & Future Transaction Technology will be explored by experts and audience alike.
Dave Birch, one of Wired magazine’s top 15 sources of business information, will be giving the keynote, and host a fireside chat with futurist and CEO of Moven, Brett King. Also leading discussion will be Mike Dudas , Founder & CEO, The Block and Leanne Kemp, Founder and CEO of Everledger.
Space is limited, so sign up now!
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Founder & CEO, The Block
Mike Dudas is the founder and CEO of The Block, the leading media, information and community brand in the blockchain and cryptocurrency ecosystem. The Block’s unique “Reddit meets Slack” format allows market participants to learn from one another in an industry with dense, complex and fast-moving information needs. Previously, Mike was co-founder and CRO of Button, the largest global, mobile performance marketing platform.
Mike is a builder of mobile commerce businesses, having worked at Google, Braintree/Venmo and PayPal. Mike earned a BA from Stanford and an MBA from Kellogg.
Brett King is a futurist, an Amazon bestselling author, an award winning speaker, hosts a globally recognized radio show, and is the CEO of Moven, He advised the Obama administration on the Future of Banking, and has spoken on the future in 50 countries in the last 3 years.
Brett focuses on how technology is disrupting business, changing behaviour 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.
Director, Consult Hyperion
David G.W Birch is an internationally-recognised thought leader in digital identity and digital money. He is a Director of Consult Hyperion, Technology Fellow at the Centre for the Study of Financial Innovation (the London-based think tank) and a Visiting Professor at the University of Surrey Business School.
He is an internationally-recognised thought leader in digital identity and digital money; was named one of the global top 15 favourite sources of business information by Wired magazine and one of the top ten most influential voices in banking by Financial Brand; created one of the top 25 “must read” financial IT blogs; was found by PR Daily to be one of the top ten Twitter accounts followed by innovators, along with Bill Gates and Richard Branson; was ranked in the top three most influential people in London’s FinTech community by City A.M.; was listed by Hot Topics as one of the world’s top 100 most influential FinTech leaders and was rated Europe’s most influential commentator on emerging payments by Total Payments.
Founder & CEO, Everledger
Leanne Kemp is the Founder & CEO of Everledger, a leading emerging technology enterprise that tracks the provenance of high-value assets on a global digital ledger in an authenticated immutable manner. Using her extensive background in emerging technology, business, jewellery and insurance, Leanne is pushing boundaries with Everledger in building a global verification system that asserts transparency along the entire supply chain process. This enables the tracking and protection of high-value assets, consequently mitigating risk and fraud in global marketplaces. Her leadership role in technology has been recognised, winning awards including Innovator of the Year 2018 at the Women in IT Awards (London) as well as being named in UK Business Insider’s 26 Coolest Women in UK Tech 2016 and Brummell Magazine’s Top 30 Female Innovators 2016 in Brummell Magazine.
She has also been named an IBM Champion for 2018. Leanne is an appointed member of the World Economic Forum’s Blockchain Council and a Co-Chair for the World Trade Board’s Sustainable Trade Action Group. She is also on the IBM Blockchain Platform Board of Advisors.
Executive Director, Stop the Traffik USA
Cameron Trimble is a serial entrepreneur committed to the triple bottom line – a concern for people, profit and the planet. Driven by an adventurous spirit, she runs businesses and NGO organizations, both secular and faith-based. She serves as a consultant, a frequent speaker on national speaking circuits, is a pilot and an author.
Cameron currently serves as the Executive Director of Stop the Traffik USA, a NGO focused on putting an end to human trafficking around the world through the use of technology driven intelligence-led prevention. STT works in partnership with IBM, Barclays, Facebook, the Financial Times and many others to develop the tools to identify and disrupt human trafficking networks.
Cameron is also the CEO of the Center for Progressive Renewal, a multi-million dollar non-profit made up of subsidiary companies and organizations. She is the Co-Founder of Skycross Media, a for-profit venture that provides online solutions for organizations doing good in the world. She is also a partner in Trimble Properties, a real estate company dedicated to housing vulnerable people in the Atlanta area.
Cameron is particularly focused on the empowerment of women, people of color and LGBTQ people in leadership. Her coaching clients are primarily executive leaders of large companies or NGO organizations going through dynamic culture transformations. Diversity, she believes, is the source of lasting innovation and the driver of fair profit.
Becoming a pilot at a young age, Cameron learned many of her leadership lessons through the adventures of the cockpit of her airplane. She has also enjoyed a career as an ordained pastor in the United Church of Christ, serving as the pastor of four congregations in the Atlanta area. Hers has been an eclectic career path – undoubtedly with more adventures to come – and she welcomes the wisdom she gains each day on the way.
If you are unable to attend, all fees will be refunded. Refund requests must be received in writing, prior to 24 hours after the event. Please send refund requests to [email protected]
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