Tuesday, September 26

7:00 – 9:00 am
Continental Breakfast
8:00 am
Exhibition Floor Opens
8:15 - 8:30 am
Opening Remarks
Paddy Ramanathan Founder and Managing Director iValley Innovation Center

Tahoe Auditorium
8:30 - 9:00 am
Featured Speaker - Keynote - Getting Business Results from Innovation
Professor Henry Chesbrough - Professor at UC Berkeley-Haas School of Business and author of the best-selling book, Open Innovation.

Tahoe Auditorium

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Featured Speaker - Keynote- Henry Chesbrough

Best selling author Professor Henry Chesbrough from UC Berkeley's HaaS school of Business an authority on Innovation. He will be focusing on getting business results from innovation - how incumbent financial institutions can (and cannot) work with FinTechs and startups around their corporate innovation goals. He will talk about dichotomous nature of startup/corporate partnerships in the FinTech context. The agility and speed of a FinTech startup needs to connect to the scale and process skills of the large firm. He will also be giving a sneak peek at his upcoming book that is yet to be publsished.

9:00 - 9:30 am
Featured Speaker
Artificial Intelligence: Why this time has to be different - Ryan Welsh - CEO Kyndi, Inc

Tahoe Auditorium

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Featured Speaker-Ryan Welsh

The knowledge revolution will reshape the world. Ryan Welsh, CEO of Kyndi an Artificial Intelligence product and solutions company will talk about how AI solutions are different this time around. How financial services are well poised for adoption and benefit from AI. Cognitive memory, conceptual relativity, building ontologies from data - find out all about this in this not to be missed session

9:35 - 10:15 am
Investor Roundtable
Trends in FinTech Investments - Venture Capitalist perspective on what they look for before funding early stage startups Sean Bill, Mike Sigal, Tom Cole, Ryan Gilbert, Nathan Krishnamurthy , in conversation with Eric Woo

Tahoe Auditorium

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Investor Roundtable-Sean Bill, Mike Sigal, Tom Cole in conversation with Eric Woo about

What are the trends in FinTech investments.What do the VCs look for before funding a startup? Hear some unique perspective from this leading early stage VCs and a Corporate Venture Capitalist strategic investor perspective



Panel Discussion - Applications of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) in Banking
Sridhar Gunapu, Jeff Michaelson, Claire Grosjean, Shrinivas Joshi in conversation with Nikhil Aggarwal
Tenaya Room


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Panel Discussion - Applications of RPA in Banking

Current generation RPA solutions are builton rule based technologies and lack the cognitive capabilities that are crucial to automating knowledge processes. They are also primarily designed for front office, assisted automation use cases and are not suited for high volume back office process automations.Decision​ ​Engines​ Intelligent Process Robotics platform utilizes deep learning. ​ Intelligent Robotics platform can utilize deep learning and computer vision technologies to continuously evolve and enable automation that is based on the meaning of data flowing through the business processes. This can inherently understand basic constructs of business process like reconciliation, decision making, risk assessment in fincnial servies.

10:20 - 11:00 am
Panel Discussion
What is Artificial Intelligence for our Financial Life in future - an influencer, an enabler or an 'autonomous driver'? Amy Guarino, Winnie Cheng, Himi Khan, Satish Appalakutty in conversation with Sandhya Krishnamurthy

Tahoe Auditorium

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Panel Discussion-What is Artificial Intelligence for our Financial Life in future?

We are beyond the point of ‘whether’ AI will be prevalent in our future financial life. The questions are more around ‘what kind’, ‘how much’, ‘when’ and ‘how’. The panel will debate these very questions along with pertinent topics like industry readiness, regulation, ethics of AI and career implications for such a world.



Bank Innovators Roundtable - How to co-create with Startups and proving the ROI of Innovation programs Ari Chatterjee, Amar Rathod, Sundar Padmanabhan, Sherief Khalil in conversation with Meheriar Hasan - Former McKinsey and Bank executive now FinTech Founder
Tenaya Auditorium

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Bank Innovators Roundtable - How to co-create with Startups

These Bank Innovators work more with startups and emerging technologies. Hear their perspective on the process and technical challenges and how they overcome it. If you are startup trying to work with Banks this is not a discussion you want to miss.



11:00 - 11:40 am
Executive Roundtable with Bank Executives
Managing the Innovation Imperative and "Coopetition" with FinTechs Sanjay Mody, Mike Gardner, Jacob Sorensen, in conversation with Brad Leimer
Tahoe Auditorium

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Executive Roundtable with Bank Executives

The senior executives from the Banking and Financial Services have seen it all happening. From innovations in Systems of Records, Engagement, Intellgience to the current imperartive of FinTech and Distributed ledger. What is next? How are their firms working with FinTechs. Where do they see the most opportunities and risks?



Panel Discussion
Developments in RegTech and the FinTech charter Jenny Banner , Zachary Djimas , Tim Marder , David Schwartz , in conversation with Walter Mix III

Tenaya Room

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Panel Discussion on Developments in Regtech and FinTech Charter

High powered panel to discuss developments in RegTech and also proposed FinTech charter and its implications

FIBA
11:40 - 12:30 pm
Lunch at Juniper Atrium
12:30 - 12:35 pm
Welcome address by Congressman Eric Swalwell
12:35 - 01:05 pm
Featured Speaker - Keynote - The Six Essential Skills of Extraordinary Entrepreneurs
Amy Wilkinson - CEO and founder of Ingenuity, Lecturer at Stanford Graduate School of Business and author of The Creator’s Code

Tahoe Auditorium

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Featured Speaker - Keynote-Amy Wilkinson

Amy Wilkinson is CEO and founder of Ingenuity, lecturer at Stanford Graduate School of Business and author of The Creator’s Code: The Six Essential Skills of Extraordinary Entrepreneurs. She advises executives and emerging leaders around the world on how to master the skills that underlie entrepreneurial success. Wilkinson’s career spans leadership roles at McKinsey & Company, J.P. Morgan and as founder of Alegre, a foreign-based export company. She has also served in the White House as a senior policy advisor to the United States Trade Representative and a White House Fellow. Fascinated by how leaders must reinvent their approaches to excel in an entrepreneurial age, Wilkinson interviewed 200 of today’s top entrepreneurs including the founders of Tesla Motors, SpaceX, Airbnb, LinkedIn, eBay, PayPal, Dropbox, Chipotle, Under Armour, Spanx, Jetblue, and Revolution Foods to distill what it takes to go from start-up to scale in our rapidly changing economy. She conducted this work while a senior fellow at Harvard University and public policy scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center. The Ewing Marian Kauffman Foundation awarded Wilkinson a grant for her groundbreaking research on high growth entrepreneurs. Wilkinson has been a keynote speaker for corporations, institutes, and universities around the world. Recent speaking events include the World Economic Forum at Davos, Consumer Electronics Show, NASSCOM (India’s Leadership Forum), Microsoft, IBM, TD Ameritrade, National Governor’s Association, and Federal Reserve Board of Governors. She is an expert for The Wall Street Journal. Wilkinson and her work have been featured by CNN, Fox News, CNBC, Bloomberg TV & Radio, NPR, The Wall Street Journal, The Economist, Fortune, Forbes, Inc. TIME, The Washington Post, and USA Today. Wilkinson earned a BA, MA, and MBA from Stanford University. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and an Eisenhower Fellow.

01:10 - 01:50 pm
Core Modernization, APIs and FinTech AppStores
Oded Shoshany CEO of CeleritiFintech and Startups - snapCheck, Talk Accounting, checkbook.io, MarketSimplified, Amberoon and others

Tahoe Auditorium

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Core Modernization, APIs, and FinTech App Stores

CeleritiFinTech will showcase their FinTech App Marketplace similar to the AppStore. They are modernizing the Core and providing their customer Banks an easy approach to Fintech integration. Oded Shoshany CEO of Celerity FinTech & Startups snapCheck, Talk Accounting, checkbook.io, Market Simplified, Amberoon and others.

01:55 - 02:25 pm
Featured Speaker
FinTech, Distributed Ledger Technology, and opportunities for International trade.
Paul Thanos Director U.S. Department of Commerce Office of Finance and Insurance Industries.

Tahoe Auditorium

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Featured Speaker-Paul Thanos

Paul J. Thanos is the Director for Finance and Insurance Industries at the Commerce Department’s International Trade Administration. He also recently served as the inaugural Global Trade and Investment Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington DC where he researched and published a series of articles on topics such as inclusive capitalism, financial technology, U.S.-Canada trade and investment relations, and international trade in services. A link to Mr. Thanos’ work at the Wilson Center is below. https://www.wilsoncenter.org/person/paul-thanos
Mr. Thanos will be talking about the Trump administrations perspective on FinTech, Distributed ledgers and the opportunities that arise with the changes in international trade agreements.

02:30 - 02:40 pm
Opportunities for startups in Japan with TIS R&D Brian Tomogane
Tahoe Auditorium

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Opportunities for startups in Japan with TIS R&D

TIS is one of the largest systems integrator and innovator in Japan. Brian will give a short overview of how TIS Silicon Valley works with startups and opportunities for bay area startups to access Japanese markets.

02:40 - 03:10 pm
Innovations in Corporate Loan Originations - Hidefumi Kobayashi
Tahoe Auditorium

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Innovations Corporate Loan Originations

Kobayashi san will showcase innovations in corporate loan originations that TIS has developed in APAC. Mid-market and corporate loan originations have not seen the investments that small business lending has seen. This might be the biggest unexplored opportunity in lending FinTech.

03:15 - 03:45 pm
Featured Speaker - Fireside Chat
Demystifying Cryptocurrencies and Initial Coin Offerings
Joe Krug - Co-Chief Investment Officer at Pantera Capital and Co-Founder @ Augur

in conversation with Angelo Calvello Columnist at Institutional Investor
Tahoe Auditorium

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Featured Speaker - Fireside Chat

Before the local Livermore wine and beers come out for the cocktail hour, we will hear from Thiel fellow Joey Krug in a fireside chat with Angelo Calvello, Neal award winning columnist from Institutional Investor magazine. Joey is the Co-chief investment officer at Pantera Capital leading their $200 million hedge fund focused on cryptocurrencies and co-founder at Augur. I hope he gets asked if ICOs are the uberization of the capital raising function that will unleash huge economic value and undercut the middlemen in capital markets and who is poised to be the unicorn in the crypto/ICO space?

03:50 - 4:35 pm
Roundtable Discussion
Collaboration opportunities for Bay Area Startups Overseas
Ambassadro Ashok - Consular General of India in San Francisco, Simon Phua - EDB Singapore, Professor Solomon Darwin of Haas school of business , in conversation with Rod Hirsch - US Dept. of Commerce
Tahoe Auditorium

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Roundtable Discussion-Collaboration opportunities for Bay Area Startups

Digital Innovation, Smart Cities and Villages and FinTech is moving east. Attend this panel from leaders of India, Singapore and other theatre on the key initiatives in their respective regions and countries. What opportunities does this present for bay area startups. How do startups engage and develop relationships into this regions? Which theatre will become the next Global Innovation and FinTech Hub - hear perspectives from Singapore, India and other theatres moderated by our very own US Department of Commerce's Rod Hirsch.



Panel Discussion
Inclusive Innovation - Creating Cultures of Digital Disruption
Sabina Chaudhuri (Miss Silicon Valley 2017),
Shinjin Das, Jayati Sengupta
Tenaya Room

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Panel Discussion-Sabina Chaudhuri (Miss Silicon Valley 2017), Shinjin Das and others

Shinjini Das Founder and CEO at The Das Media Group Shinjini is a globally recognized business, lifestyle, and vertical technology contributor.
Sabina Chaudhuri works as a Business Systems Analyst at Cisco, where she uses data to help drive strategic business decisions. Furthermore, she is involved with Cisco’s Early Career Network, and she is Director of the Miss CEO Ambassador Program. She was recently crowned Miss Silicon Valley.

4:40 - 05:25 pm
Executive Roundtable - The Future of FinTechs - Product and geography expansion. Impact of Crypto/ICO movement - where do we go from here? Katharine Wolf, Emre Tekisalp, Candance Sjogren, Stoyan Kenderov, in conversation with Karim Nurani
Tahoe Auditorium

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Executive Roundtable - The Future of FinTechs - Future Advisor, Coinbase, Marqueta in conversation with Karim Nurani

Hear from the pioneers of FinTech like Futureadvisor, Coinbase, LendingClub on whats next. Expansions of product lines across payments, credit, wealth management, geographical expansion. What is the impact of the crypto/ICO movement.



Roundtable Discussion
Innovation in Payments, Supply Chain Management and Insuretech Rishi Chand, Manash Bhatarjee, Rajesh Padinjaremadam , Ravi Rajagopalan in conversation with Jagdeep Singh Sahota
Tenaya Room

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Panel Discussion-Innovation in Payments and Supply Chain Management

This broad panel will be discussing emerging payments, distributed ledger applications in supply chain and trade finance, cross-border payment solutions, QR code based push payments

5:30 - 06:30 pm
Startup Demos and Pitch Event
Hosted By Bob Sanguedolce Former CIO of eBay
Tahoe Auditorium

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Startup Demos and Pitch Event

This is shark tank. 20+ startups across the spectrum will be showcasing their innovation at FinTechTalk. Some of them will get on stage and pitch in front of a panel of judges just like in the TV show shark tank. This is a very exciting part of FinTechTalk and we expect a wide range of pitches from startups in AI, Crypto, Payments startups. Step aside Shark Tank and Silicon Valley – East bay is where all the action is.

06:30 - 08:00 pm
Cocktail Reception
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