San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Join us to help celebrate the launch of Payment Week, a news resource covering every major facet of the payments industry. This is an invitation-only, complimentary event that will bring together payment industry leaders and innovators under one roof for a night of socializing and networking.
Beer, wine, and hors d'oeuvres will be served before the keynote panel discussions on how innovation and regulations will shape the future of the payments industry.
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What is Payment Week?
Payment Week is a digital media platform that covers every facet of the payments industry. We’re a resource for C-level executives and key players in the marketplace who need the latest, in-depth coverage on regulation, innovation, and market trends in the payments industry. We offer a global perspective from the ground up, giving subscribers quality insights within the context of industry trends.
Your industry is complex. Your news shouldn’t be.
Thursday, August 15th 2013
5:30pm - Registration
6:00pm - Cocktail Hour
7:00pm - CEO's Opening Remarks
7:15pm - Keynote Panel Discussion
- Charlie Shrem: Co-founder and vice chairman of Bitcoin Foundation and CEO and co-founder of BitInstant, one of the world's largest alternative payment companies. Drawing on his experiences in the old banking world, as well as in the new alternative currency world, Shrem paved the way for the Bitcoin economy when he found the need for a more secure, fast, and convenient way of transferring funds between and within payment networks around the world.
- Steve Faktor: Founder of IdeaFaktory incubator, which helps companies develop innovations and speed them to market through tech partnerships. Steve is author of Econovation a book about capitalizing on the end of consumerism and rise of 'producerism'. Steve is a Linkedin Influencer and contributor to Forbes, Harvard Business Review, NPR and other media outlets. He is the former head of the American Express Chairman’s Innovation Fund and senior executive at Citi and MasterCard.
- Richard Lui: The anchor of NBC's Early Today and Dayside MSNBC is a familiar face at 30 Rock. Before journalism, Lui spent 15 years in business working with Fortune 500 and technology companies, during which he cofounded, launched, and patented a bank-centric payment system for Citibank and ABN Amro. Active in community leadership for the past 25 years, Lui is a speaker at events for the US State Department, Harvard University and The Aspen Institute.
- David Landsman: An administrator who has worked his entire career in the money transfer field, beginning as a teller at Citibank in 1977. He has held positions in every functional area of the money transfer business and specializes in BSA/AML and state money transmitter licensing compliance. David is also the Executive Director of the National Money Transmitters Association, Inc. since August 2004.
7:50pm - Closing Remarks
8:00pm - End of Event