PALO ALTO, Calif., May 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Singularity University (SU), the acclaimed technology-focused, Silicon Valley-based education institute and business accelerator, is bringing together global leaders in technology and finance for its annual Exponential Finance Conference in New York City June 7-8 at Hotel Conrad to share their learning on the big trends and technologies that are reshaping the way we approach global business.
Top decision-makers, thought-leaders and next-generation entrepreneurs from around the globe will lead break out sessions and keynotes to share their perspectives and best practices in implementing new technologies and trends that are transforming business and finance.
"There's a seismic shift happening in the way people make, share, interact and purchase goods and services," said Dr. Peter Diamandis, founder and chairman of XPRIZE Foundation and co-founder and co-chairman of Singularity University. "As people turn traditional business models upside down through DIY manufacturing and rely more on digital networks to transact, it is critical that financial institutions adapt. Exponential Finance seeks to educate and empower those hoping to build the future of money."
Speakers and topics transcend industry boundaries, offering attendees exceptional opportunities to discuss the impact of quantum computing, digital currencies and crowdfunding on the future of the global business ecosystem through sessions such as:
- Building a Bank for the Future
- Managing Exponential Risk: Rethinking Insurance
- Blockchain – the Future of Digital Banking
- Rethinking Capitalism
Ray Kurzweil, director of engineering at Google, co-founder and chancellor of SU, will be joined by Catherine Bessant, Chief Operations and Technology Officer at Bank of America, Brian Forde, director of digital currency at MIT Media Lab, Jesse McWaters of the World Economic Forum and Daniel Schreiber, CEO and co-founder of Lemonade, to share their thoughts on where business is headed and how to capitalize on it.
For those unable to join on site, media partner CNBC will feature live interviews throughout the two-day conference during CNBC's Business Day programming and on CNBC.com.
Exponential Finance is part of the series of SU Conferences hosted by Singularity University. The 2016 series also includes: Singularity University Global Summit, Exponential Medicine, and Exponential Manufacturing. Events are oriented towards early adopters, innovators, forward-thinking entrepreneurs, corporate executives and investors.
Exponential Finance is produced with generous support from Deloitte - SU Conferences Platinum sponsor. Registration, full speaker lineup and working agenda are available at: www.exponential.singularityu.org/finance.
About Singularity University
Singularity University's (SU) mission is to educate, inspire and empower a generation of leaders to apply exponential technologies to address humanity's grand challenges. Since 2009, SU has hosted innovators, entrepreneurs, government and industry leaders from more than 85 countries at Graduate and Executive Programs, Global Summits and other conferences. In 2013, Singularity University launched SU Labs and more recently a Corporate Innovation Exchange. To learn more, visit www.singularityu.org.
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