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 Group – Brian Walter, Global Industry Leader
Lantern Capital and Former Apple CEO – John Sculley, Vice Chairman
Grameen American (former CEO of Avon and Board Member of Apple & GE) – Andrea Jung, CEO
Marcus by Goldman Sachs – Harit Talwar, CEO
American Express – Ash Gupta, President, Global Credit Risk & Information Management
HSBC Bank – Jeremy K. Balkin, Head of Innovation
Lending Club – Scott Sanborn, President & CEO
OnDeck – Noah Breslow, CEO
10x Future Technologies and Former CEO of Barclays – Anthony 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.
Tony Zerucha is the managing editor of Bankless Times.
A two-time LendIt Journalist of the Year nominee, Tony has written more than 2,000 original articles on the blockchain, peer-to-peer lending, crowdfunding and emerging technologies over the past seven years, making him one of the senior writers in the alt-fi sector.
"The evolution of the crowdfunding and peer-to-peer lending scenes is absolutely fascinating to chronicle. It is a joy to be around people with such passion and vision."