Tao Li

Professor · University of Florida

Tao Li researches FinTech, hedge funds and other financial tools, including cryptocurrency.

Fintech Financial Institutions Corporate Governance Hedge Funds

Shubho Bandyopadhyay

Professor · University of Florida

Shubho Bandyopadhyay studies net neutrality, information systems, health informatics, information systems and public policy.

Information Systems and Operations Management Economic Consequences of Information Systems Information Systems and Public Policy Offshore Outsourcing of Services Net Neutrality

Jason Bremner

Research Vice President, Industry and Business Solutions · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Jason Bremner leads team of experts helping clients succeed in the software and services markets in Canada.

Outsourcing Enterprise Applications Cloud Services Digital Transformation Precision Agriculture

Aparna Gupta

Professor, Lally School of Management; Director, Center for Financial Studies · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Leading quantitative finance and risk management expert advancing cutting-edge solutions to address risk challenges of the 21st century.

Networked Systems Analytical Methods Financial Engineering Risk Management Quantitative Finance

Daneal Charney, CHRL

Executive in Residence for high-growth tech companies · MaRSDD - Largest Urban Innovation Hub

Award-Winning Human Resources Leader| Growth Coach for Start-ups| Keynote Speaker on AI, Future of Work, Employee Experience.

People Analytics Hr & Talent Management global skills Employment Brand Leadership Entreprenership Startups

Farid AitSahlia

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Farid AitSahlia is an expert in financial technology, with specific interest in topics including computational methods and risk management.

Market Microstructure Financial Engineering Fintech Risk Management Asset Pricing

Simon Anderson

Applied Foresight Keynote Speaker · Venture Foresight LLC

Keynote Speaker | Applied Foresight Consultant | Award-Winning Author

Keynote Speaking Future of Work Emerging Technology Future Trends Transportation

John Sedunov, PhD

The Michele and Christopher Iannaccone ’91 Associate Professor of Finance | Villanova School of Business · Villanova University

John Sedunov, PhD, is an expert in banking, cryptocurrencies and financial institutions

Blockchain Federal Reserve Tariffs Political Economy fintech

Andy Naranjo

Professor/Chair · University of Florida

Andy Naranjo is an expert in financial technology, including information flows and processing, and international finance.

Fintech Info Flows Cybersecurity Empirical Asset Pricing International Finance

Mahendrarajah Nimalendran

Professor/Chair · University of Florida

Mahendrarajah "Nimal" Nimalendran is an expert in information economics, asset pricing models, empirical methods in finance and investments.

Investments Asset Pricing Models Market Microstructure Fintech Information Economics

Tetyana Balyuk

Assistant Professor of Finance · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Financial Technology (Fintech) Lending Household Finance Corporate Finance Banking

Liangfei Qiu

Associate Professor · University of Florida

Liangfei Qiu is an expert in social technology, including social media and social networks, as well as artificial intelligence.

Artificial Intelligence Gig Economy Prediction Markets Healthcare Analytics Telecommunications Networks

Bill Maurer

Dean of the School of Social Sciences and Professor, Anthropology and Law · UC Irvine

Bill Maurer is an anthropologist and expert on money’s artifacts and technologies, from cowries to credit cards and cryptocurrencies.

Payments Industry Law Anthropology Cryptocurrencies Money and Finance

Sandi Gilbert

Founder & CEO · SeedUps Canada

Sandi has been active in the startup ecosystem for over a decade

Ian Scarffe

Ian Scarffe is a serial entrepreneur, investor, key opinion leader and Blockchain consultant with business experience from around the world. · www.ianscarffe.com

Business Ambassador, Entrepreneur, Founder, Consultant, Business Analyst

Entrepreneur Start-Ups Strategic Consulting

Michael King

Co-Director · Scotiabank Digital Banking Lab

Tangerine Chair in Finance

Mary Bennett

Director of the Micheal O. Leavitt Center for Politics and Public Service · Southern Utah University

Specializing in U.S. campaigns and elections, government relations, and public policy and advocacy

Utah Political Candidates Utah Legislative Body Political Communication Congressional Campaigns Regulatory Policy for Financial Industries

David Noble, Ph.D.

Director · University of Connecticut

Professor Noble focuses on digital entrepreneurship, higher education innovation, and futurist development

Name, Image, and Likeness Mobility Venture Capital Blockchain Digital Transformation

Bernard Moon

Co-founder · SparkLabs

Co-founder of SparkLabs Global (global seed fund) & Co-founder SparkLabs (startup accelerator in Korea)

Strategic Planning Fundraising Business Planning Internet Wireless