Event

16

November 2017

The Potential of Blockchain and Fintech for Businesses

11:30am-1:30pm | The Chelsea Hotel - 33 Gerrard St. West, Toronto

Join us for a panel discussion about how firms utilize blockchain and fintech to increase client services, technological support, and impact business financial systems.

- Lunch will be served -

Member price:
Individual seat: $89 +HST
Table (seats 10): $800 +HST

Regular price:
Individual seat: $110 +HST
Table (seats 10): $990 +HST

Important:
- For information about accessibility, please email dickinson@economicclub.ca
- Dietary restriction notes and meal requests must be submitted to dickinson@economicclub.ca by Friday, November 10th, 2017

*The views expressed on the Economic Club platform are not that of the Economic Club or its affiliates but of the speakers alone and the organizations they represent*

 The Potential of Blockchain and Fintech for Businesses

Alan Wunsche

CEO & Co-Founder
TokenFunder & Blockchain Canada

Alan Wunsche

Alan is CEO & Chief Token Officer of TokenFunder, and Chair & Co-Founder of Blockchain Canada. Alan is a finance technologist focused on new blockchain business models and the disruptive impacts of blockchain on global wealth distribution. He brings hands-on technology experience as a finance and risk transformation executive at a global bank (Scotiabank), management consulting (Deloitte, PwC), and startups.

Alexandra Posadzki

Journalist
Globe and Mail

Alexandra Posadzki

Alexandra Posadzki joined the Globe and Mail as a business reporter in August 2017. She covers a wide range of business news but is particularly interested in financial services, including the cryptocurrency and blockchain space. She previously worked at the Canadian Press newswire, where she spent nearly three years covering banking, real estate and medical marijuana, and has completed stints at Business News Network, Global News and the Toronto Star. She has a master’s degree in journalism from Ryerson University and serves on the board of the Canadian chapter of the Society of American Business Editors and Writers (SABEW).

Dubie Cunningham

Vice President, Enterprise Innovation, Digital Banking
Scotiabank

Dubie Cunningham

Dubie Cunningham is the Vice President, Enterprise Innovation, Digital Banking at Scotiabank. With over twenty years of experience in the financial services and technology sectors, Dubie has held several leadership roles in Scotiabank.

In Information Technology & Services, she managed the Bank's relationships with its strategic technology partners, and most recently, led the Innovation Team at the Digital Factory.

In her current capacity, Dubie has an enterprise mandate for thought leadership to support Scotiabank’s digital transformation strategy, which includes FinTech collaboration, transformational technologies, and university research partnerships.

Dubie enjoys being active with her four kids, and holds an MBA from Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Greg Wolfond

CEO
SecureKey

Greg Wolfond

Greg is the founder of SecureKey and brings more than 30 years of experience in fintech, security and mobile solutions to his role as Chief Executive Officer. Greg is a serial entrepreneurial whose earlier ventures include Footprint Software Inc., a financial software company he sold to IBM, and 724 Solutions Inc., a wireless infrastructure software provider he took public. He sits on several boards and has been recognized as one of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40, Entrepreneur of the Year and one of the 100 Top Leaders in Identity. Greg holds a Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science from the University of Western Ontario and a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Life Sciences from the University of Toronto.

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