Keynote Roundup: July

August 1, 2018

Keynote Roundup: July

Empowering Main Street: Helping Small Businesses Survive & Thrive

Bill Ready – Chief Operating Officer, PayPal

Bill Ready will join us for an eye-opening keynote, discussing how we as an industry can help SMBs overcome daily challenges, shedding light on the opportunities it will create for consumers, global economies and our industry. He’ll explain the importance of easy access to capital, technologies that are simple to utilize, and the need for partners that can alleviate daily stresses of managing a small business.

The World Beyond Cash: How Technology is Shaping the Future of Payments

Caesar Sengupta - GM of Payments & VP leading the Next Billion Users (NBU) initiative, Google

As cash remains the most widely-used form of payment in every region in the world, this presents tremendous opportunity for digital payments to innovate and grow. In his keynote session, Caesar Sengupta will share insights on Google’s plan to drive digital payments growth, innovation, and adoption around the world. 

What’s the Next Phase for Crypto?

Asiff Hirji President & COO, Coinbase
Katie Haun – General Partner, Andreessen Horowitz & Coinbase board member

In charting the future course for cryptocurrency, one focused on real applications, Coinbase has tapped industry power players Katie Haun and Asiff Hirji to help discover this transformative technology’s full potential.

In this keynote, they will explore what the next phase for crypto looks like - from powering decentralized applications and Internet 3.0 to providing infrastructure for emerging economies. Make sure you’re there for a ground-breaking keynote that moves beyond the hype and gets real about the future of crypto.

Gradually, Then Suddenly: The Unbundling of the Bank

Anand Sanwal – CEO & Co-Founder, CB Insights

As tech continues to reinvent finance, banks are unbundling and facing a new competitive reality where consumers have all the power. Anand Sanwal will take the keynote stage to discuss the gradual then sudden impacts of this unbundling. Here he’ll take a deep dive and uncover how insurgents like Alipay and Amazon are looking to redraw competitive lines and transform financial services.

Looking for more speakers leading the Money Revolution in Vegas? Check out our agenda to learn more.