LendIt speaker list full of heavy hitters

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau director Richard Cordray, comptroller of the currency Thomas Curry, and Congressman Patrick McHenry are among the keynote speakers at LendIt, taking place in New York City on Mar. 6-7.

More than 5,000 attendees from the worlds of fintech, blockchain, real estate and wealth management will gain key insights during a crucial period for the industry, LendIt founder Peter Renton said.

“LendIt is honored to welcome some of the world’s foremost fintech CEOs, leaders of finance and politicians as keynote speakers this year. With a new presidential administration, fintech regulation has been top of mind in our industry, which will be addressed by the CFPB’s Richard Cordray and U.S. Department of Treasury’s Thomas Curry. Additionally, our fintech keynote speakers will explore how investment and innovation continues to surge.”

Additional keynote speakers include:

  • IBM Watson GroupBrian Walter, Global Industry Leader
  • Lantern Capital and Former Apple CEOJohn Sculley, Vice Chairman
  • Grameen American (former CEO of Avon and Board Member of Apple & GE) – Andrea Jung, CEO
  • Marcus by Goldman SachsHarit Talwar, CEO
  • American Express – Ash Gupta, President, Global Credit Risk & Information Management
  • HSBC BankJeremy K. Balkin, Head of Innovation
  • Lending ClubScott Sanborn, President & CEO
  • OnDeckNoah Breslow, CEO
  • 10x Future Technologies and Former CEO of BarclaysAnthony Jenkins, Founder & CEO

Bankless Times managing editor Tony Zerucha is a finalist in the best journalist category and is moderating “Bringing the mortgage process out of the dark ages”, a panel discussing digital mortgages, on Tues., Mar. 7 at 9:45. He will be joined Nima Ghamsari from Blend, Clara’s Jeff Foster, Sindeo‘s Nick Stamos, Joshua Tatum from SoFi and Simon Moir of eOriginal.

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