FinTech Risks and Opportunities: An Interdisciplinary Approach Conference

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Richard Berner

Clinical Professor of Finance and Professor of Management Practice
Richard Berner is Clinical Professor of Management Practice in the Department of Finance, and, with Professor Robert Engle, is Co-Director of the Stern Volatility and Risk Institute. Professor Berner served as the first director of the Office of…

Amar Bhide

Thomas Schmidheiny Professor
Amar Bhidé will teach a new elective course, Lessons from Transformational Medical Advances. He received a B. Tech from the IIT Bombay in 1977, and an MBA (with High Distinction as a Baker Scholar) in 1979 and a DBA in 1988 from Harvard Business…

Lael Brainard

Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Lael Brainard took office as a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System in June 2014 to fill an unexpired term ending January 31, 2026. Prior to her appointment to the Board, Dr. Brainard served as undersecretary of the US…

Chris Brummer

Director of the Institute of International Economic Law
Chris Brummer is a Georgetown law professor and author. He also lectures widely on fintech, financial regulation and global governance. In this capacity, he routinely provides analysis for multilateral institutions and participates in global…

Amy Friend

Senior Advisor at FS Vector
Amy brings a deep understanding of financial regulatory issues to FS Vector with over 25 years of experience shaping banking and consumer financial protection law and regulation.  Amy was Senior Deputy Comptroller and Chief Counsel at the Office of…

Oliver R. Goodenough

Professor of Law at Vermont Law School
Professor Goodenough's research and writing at the intersection of law, economics, finance, media, technology, neuroscience, and behavioral biology make him an authority in several emerging areas of law. He is an expert in the impact of digital…

Brian Knight

Director of Innovation and Governance and a Senior Research Fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University.
Brian Knight is the Director of Innovation and Governance and a Senior Research Fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. Brian’s research focuses on numerous aspects of financial regulation, including the creation of…

Melissa Koide

CEO of FinRegLab
Melissa Koide is the CEO of FinRegLab, a new organization that leverages technology solutions to achieve public policy aspirations, address regulatory goals, and drive the financial sector towards an inclusive financial marketplace. FinRegLab…

Richard Neiman

Head of Public Policy & Regulatory at LendingClub
Richard leads regulatory and government affairs. Richard has over 30 years experience in the financial industry spanning the business and regulatory sides. Previously, he was Vice Chairman of the Global Financial Services Regulatory Practice at…

Mark Newman

Anatol Rapoport Distinguished University Professor of Physics at the University of Michigan
Professor Newman's research is on statistical physics and the theory of complex systems, with a primary focus on networked systems, including social, biological, and computer networks, which are studied using a combination of empirical methods,…

Brian Peretti

Director of the Office of Critical Infrastructure Protection and Compliance Policy at the U.S. Department of Treasury
Brian, a career member of the Senior Executive Service at the United States Department of the Treasury, serves as the Director of the Office of Critical Infrastructure Protection and Compliance Policy. At the Treasury, he leads the efforts of the…

John Ramsay

Chief Market Policy and Regulatory Officer for IEX Group
John Ramsay is the chief market policy and regulatory officer for IEX Group. He joined the company in that position in June 2014. In that role, he will help IEX with the process of applying to the SEC to become an exchange. He also will work with…

Jared Sawyer

Deputy Assistant Secretary at U.S. Treasury Department
Jared Sawyer Is Widely Regarded As A Financial Services Policy Expert On Issues Related To Prudential Banking Regulation, Consumer Financial Protection, Insurance, Cybersecurity, And Fintech. Prior to joining RFA, he was the Deputy Assistant…

Josh Sledge

Former Senior Director, Financial Health Network
Building off of his work leading innovation and with a goal to help cooperative organizations support their communities, Josh is managing another branch of Filene’s research: Incubation. His expertise goes beyond innovation and the fintech space. His…

Gillian Tett

U.S. Managing Editor, Financial Times
Gillian Tett is chair of the editorial board and editor-at-large, US of the Financial Times. She writes weekly columns, covering a range of economic, financial, political and social issues. In 2014, she was named Columnist of the Year in the…

Luz Urrutia

CEO, Opportunity Fund
Luz Urrutia is CEO of Accion Opportunity Fund, the nation's leading nonprofit providing small businesses with access to capital, networks, and coaching. She is a recognized financial services pioneer and an executive with a track record of leading…

Moira Vahey

Communications & Outreach Director at the Student Borrower Protection Center
Moira Vahey is the Director of Communications at the Student Borrower Protection Center. She has served in a range of strategic communications leadership roles across government and mission-driven organizations, including the White House, the…

Supurna Vedbrat

Managing Director at Blackrock
As Global Head of Trading, Supurna oversees BlackRock’s global trading activities and is responsible for driving innovation and setting the trading platform’s strategic vision. Supurna is a member of BlackRock’s Global Operating Committee and the…

Haimera Workie

Head of Financial Innovation and Senior Director at FINRA
Haimera Workie is the Head of Financial Innovation and Senior Director at FINRA.  In this capacity, he is responsible for leading FINRA’s Office of Financial Innovation, which focuses on analyzing financial technology (FinTech) innovations and…

Yesh Yadav

Professor of Law at Vanderbilt Law School
Yesha Yadav's research interests lie in the area of financial and securities regulation, notably with respect to the evolving response of regulatory policy to innovations in financial engineering, market microstructure and globalization. Before…

2017 FinTech Risks and Opportunities Conference

Venmo. Square. RobinHood. Apple Pay. Credit Karma. Even if you don't know blockchain from bitcoin, you're probably using financial technology ("FinTech") right now. FinTech has evolved rapidly and has changed not only how financial products are...