Speakers

Professor Rajendra Srivastava
Dean and Novartis Professor of Marketing Strategy and Innovation,
Indian School of Business


Bhagwan Chowdhry
Visiting faculty at Indian School of Business
Professor of Finance at UCLA Anderson School,
Co-Founder, Financial Access at Birth

David Lee Kuo Chuen
Economics Professor of FinTech
Singapore University of Social Sciences
Co-founder of Left Coast, Founding Investor, Zcash, Qtum

Professor Lee's talk will focus on the latest blockchain development in Asia covering policy in China, Japan and Singapore, new business models in private and public blockchain. There will be discussions on Initial Crypto-Token Offering (ICO) and the use cases that are gaining momentum.
Drawing on Prof Lee's own investment experience in blockchain for the past years, it will be interesting to understand how investors evaluate the potential of these new blockchain companies and how a company like TenX could sell tokens worth USD80m (USD39m in 36 hours and the balance in 7 minutes) in a short span of time. Finally, he will give a view of the future of blockchain globally and where it will be heading.

Sankarson Banerjee
CTO - Projects 
National Stock Exchange of India Limited
 

 

Raj Chowdhury
Heads - Technical Innovation Team
ICICI Bank


Raj heads the technical innovation team at ICICI Bank. This team is the first in the country and among a few globally to carry out cross border trade finance and remittance transaction using Blockchain technology. Raj is playing a key role in forming a Blockchain consortium for Banks and Financial Institution in India. He is also a foremost voice of crypto-economics in the region and is engaging with decision maker in this topic. Chowdhury graduated from the School of Engineering at Tufts University, attended The Fletcher School of International Law and Diplomacy and earned his MBA at the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University

Lisa Nestor
Director - Partnerships
Stellar.org

 


Lisa Nestor is Director of Partnerships at Stellar.org, a nonprofit that supports an internet-level protocol for payments. Lisa travels across the world to collaborate with diverse financial institutions, from Central Banks to remittance companies, on how they could improve their financial infrastructure using Stellar's network.