Date/Time: Sunday, January 21, 9:30 am – 1:30 pm. Location: Artosino, 265 W 37th St, 16th FL, New York, NY 10018
The year 2017 has witnessed tremendous digital currency madness: roaring of bitcoin, rising of tech stocks... Blockchain, the technology behind these phenomena, has been brought to everyone’s attention. You might have heard of blockchain; you might even have experienced its applications. How is the blockchain, defined as “blocks which are linked and secured using cryptography”, magically changing our lives, and how does its future look like? Please join us and find out the answers with the industry pioneers.
ABOUT THE SEMINAR
On January 21st 2018, Wall Street Fintech Club (WSFC) is honored to present the Fourth New York Fintech Elite Face-to-Face Seminar. Joined by digital currencies expert Mr. Wilfred Daye, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business Professor Dr. Huining Cao and IBM Blockchain Solutions Associate Partner Mr. Hyman Chantz, we are thrilled to share with you the mystery of blockchain.
January 21, 2018. 9:30 am - 13:30 pm
9:00 - 9:30 Registration
9:30 - 9:40 Opening Remark
9:40 - 10:10 Keynote 1: Digital Currencies by Wilfred Daye
10:10 - 10:40 Keynote 2: The Parallel World on Blockchain by Huining (Henry) Cao
10:40 - 11:10 Keynote 3: Unblocking Blockchain - Chainablement for Trade Finance and Emerging Fintech Systems by Hyman (Hy) Chantz
11:10 - 11:50 Q&A session
11:50 - 12:00 Thank you session
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch and networking
Wilfred Daye is a leading expert in digital currencies with extensive experience in research, trading and risk management. Currently, Wilfred is a portfolio manager and head quant for an alternative investments organization in NYC, specializing in fiat and digital currencies, and their derivatives.
Previously, Wilfred worked at UBS as an Executive Director in Structured Financing Trading, where he was responsible for portfolio construction and risk management of securitized product collaterals. Wilfred has also worked for Deutsche Bank as a Quant Risk Manager. Prior to DB, Wilfred was a senior portfolio market risk manager for D.B. Zwirn, specializing in both cash and synthetic structured credit derivatives. Prior to that, Wilfred led the Client Valuation Group for Lehman Brothers and was part of CDO management team at Barclays Capital. He began his career at Lehman Brothers' CMBS desk.
Prior to joining the financial industry, He was a NSF translational research scientist specializing in breast cancer gene therapy.
Keynote Topic: Digital Currencies
Dr. Cao Huining (Henry) is a Professor of Finance, Chair of the Finance Department and the Academic Director of the Finance MBA at Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB). He holds a PhD in Finance from UCLA and a PhD in Pathology from Yale University.
Before joining CKGSB, Dr. Cao taught at UC Berkeley, UCSD, Ohio State University, Carnegie Mellon and UNC Chapel Hill.
Dr. Cao's research has been published in various journals including Journal of Finance, Review of Financial Studies and Journal of Financial Economics.
Dr. Cao has also received numerous awards for teaching and research excellence, including nominations for the Smith-Breeden Award in 1998 and 2000 for the best paper published in the Journal of Finance.
Keynote Topic: The Parallel World on Blockchain
Hyman (Hy) Chantz
Hyman David (Hy) Chantz is an Associate Partner - Blockchain Solutions in IBM's Global Banking and Financial Markets Center of Competency, and is an IBM Master Inventor.
Hy enables, optimizes and transforms the business outcomes of clients via innovative, cost-effective and appropriate use of blockchain, cognitive computing, cloud, and other advanced fintech technologies.
Hy has over twenty years’ experience implementing and managing high-technology financial projects throughout North America, Asia, and Europe.
Hy is a member of the New York, Florida, and Patent bars, and is a Registered Professional Engineer (Electrical and Computers) in New York State. Hy is a multi-badged Certified IBM Consultant, a Certified Information Systems Security Professional, and a Certified Bitcoin Professional. Hy presently holds nine individual and two team U.S. patents.
Keynote Topic: Unblocking Blockchain - Chainablement for Trade Finance and Emerging Fintech Systems
ABOUT THE EVENT ORGANIZER
WSFC: the first Fintech research and development initiative in North America found and led by Chinese professionals in the financial services working for top tier banks at Wall Street.
Members: Professionals currently working at or having worked full time at top financial institutions at NYC, with at least 3 years of professional experience in financial service industry. Must be referred by club members and approved by the majority of board of directors.
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Artosino Gallery, a subsidiary of Artosino Group, was founded in 2010. It is a place that speaks of appraisal, auction, painting and calligraphy exhibition. The Artosino team is active in the Chinese, U.S. and European art markets. As a leader of cultural industry companies, Artosino Gallery has a high reputation in the American art market. Every year, it holds groundbreaking exhibitions for famous artists.
Artosino Gallery has global presence in Shanghai, Paris and London. It provides a platform for artists and collectors with services in exhibition planning, appraisal, agent works, artist career planning and art project development and management with the most reliable resources.
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