Schedule for Keynote 2015

Day 1
02 Aug 2015

Official Keynote 2015 Kick-Off Party

Join us for the official Keynote 2015 kick-off party at Seven Grand at 515 West 7th Street.
Day 2
03 Aug 2015

Introducing the Blockchain

Caterina comes from a background in teaching and non-profits and has been building community in various forms for over 15...
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Caterina Rindi

Blockchain Technology: The Internet of Money

Micah Winkelspecht is the CEO and Founder of Gem, a simple and secure platform for blockchain developers. Gem’s mission is...
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Micah Winkelspecht

Innovative Customer Protection

Joseph grew up in Northern New Jersey and attended U.C. Berkeley on a Naval ROTC scholarship where he graduated with...
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Joe Colangelo

The Future of Plastic

Silvio Tavares is the founding Chief Executive Officer of The CardLinx Association. The Association’s members include some of the largest...
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Silvio Tavares

Past Present and Future of Accounting

Mike is the co-founder and CEO of FloQast, Inc. located in Los Angeles. FloQast is a Software as a Service...
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Michael Whitmire

Mobile and Web Security

Join us in a riveting panel on the future of mobile and web security.
Pete Rizzo
Brennen Byrne
Rob Shavell
Daniel Palacio
Femi Olutade

Investing in the Blockchain

Investing in the blockchain. Join our expert panelists for an engaging discussion on investing in blockchain technologies.
Marc Van Der Chijs
Evan Hansen
Bill Tai
Steve Waterhouse
Brock Pierce
Rafe Furst
Matthew Roszak

Lunch Break

Lunch Break

User Interfaces in FinTech

Sean Harper has spent over a decade working at the intersection of technology and finance, and is widely considered an expert...
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Sean Harper

Innovations in Payments

Karla Friede is Chief Executive Officer, co-founder, and member of the Board of Directors at Nvoicepay. Friede has 20 years of...
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Karla Friede

Regulation Panel

Brian Klein Brian Klein is partner at the Los Angeles-based boutique litigation firm Baker Marquart LLP. There, his practice focuses...
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Brian Klein
Marco Santori
Veronica McGregor
Hemmy So
Thaer Sabri

Innovations in Investing

Sang H. Lee is the CEO and founder of DarcMatter, a technology platform providing enhanced capital connectivity between issuers and qualified investors...
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Sang Lee

Next-Generation Payments

Steven Kirsch Steven Todd Kirsch (born 1956 in Los Angeles, California) is an American serial entrepreneur who has started seven...
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Todd Harris
Steve Kirsch
Yobie Benjamin

Trading Bitcoins

Harry is a Managing Partner at Binary Financial. Binary Financial LLC is an Investment management company focused on providing superior...
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Harry Yeh

The Fragmented world of Online Payments

Brian Billingsley is CEO of Klarna North America, a global payment solutions provider founded in Sweden. Brian brings an extensive...
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Brian Billingsley

The Future of Gift Cards

Vinny Lingham is a South African Internet entrepreneur who is the co-founder & CEO of Gyft – a mobile gift...
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Vinny Lingham

The Future of Crowdfunding

Chance Barnett is the CEO of Crowdfunder, the leading equity crowdfunding platform for influencers. Crowdfunder empowers influencers to transform their...
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Chance Barnett

The Philosophy of Regulation… and Workarounds

As the head of the Hogan Lovells’ U.S. Payments Group, Veronica not only works with FinTech startups, but handles regulatory issues...
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Veronica McGregor

Can the Blockchain solve the world’s greatest challenges?

Will O’Brien is a seasoned technology entrepreneur and executive with deep expertise in bringing innovative and disruptive businesses to market....
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Will O’Brien