Join us Dec. 5, 2017

New York, NY

Evolving Strategies from Experimentation to Implementation

Transparency, Immediacy, Efficiency, in some ways the Blockchain seems to offer it all. Any “solve-everything” technology however, comes with the potential to bypass a meaningful analysis of the risks and obstacles inherent in implementing that technology. At the Blockchain Opportunity Summit, a cross-industry mix of innovative executives will share their strategies for incorporating distributed ledger systems to improve contracts, financial transactions, identity management and many other facets of business.

New | Disruption Demos

These 15 min sessions will introduce you to the latest innovations in Blockchain tech. Learn about the solutions and tools you need to facilitate your distributed ledger strategy from the people developing them.

3 Featured Keynotes

Join blockchain experts and corporate thought-leaders for an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at how early adopters of the technology are applying blockchain to their business operations.

Unmatched Networking

Mix and mingle with peers, and industry leaders, at networking events throughout the summit.

ADVISORS & SPEAKERS

We’ve brought together some of today’s most innovative and cutting edge leaders to share the insights you need to hear. And believe us… you don't want to miss what they have to say.

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Nancy Arcarola

AIG

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Brad Bailey

Celent, a Div. of Oliver Wyman

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Jeremy Balkin

HSBC

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Gianpaolo Barozzi

Cisco

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Patrick M. Byrne

Overstock.com

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Falguni Desai

Credit Suisse

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Scott Finder

First Republic Bank

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Prasanna Gopalakrishnan

Boston Private

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Amy Hockman

Charles Schwab

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Samrah Kazmi

GE

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Donald Kuk

AIG

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Nathan Lands

Binded

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Angel Lorente

Morgan Stanley

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Neil O’Keefe

Data & Marketing Association

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Anindya Sengupta

Prudential

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Sanket Shah

BMO Financial Group

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Sarab Sokhey

Verizon Wireless

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Rajiv Sondhi

CapitalOne (US/Canada)

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Kumar Srivastava

BNY Mellon Innovation Center

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Ed Stelzer

Zurich Financial Services

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Frederik Voss

Nasdaq

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F. Dario De Martino

Morrison & Foerster LLP

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David Hahn

Hearst

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Dan Hodd

DAICO

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Joshua Ashley Klayman

Morrison & Foerster LLP

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Eric Piscini

Deloitte

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Aaron Wright

Yeshiva University

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Pramod Achanta

IBM

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Joyce Shen

Tenfore Holdings

Thank You to Our 2017 Partners

To learn about 2017 partnership opportunities, please contact Danielle Gonzalez, Senior Business Development Manager, at danielle@momentumevents.com

PROGRAM

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Breakfast & Registration

60mins

Prasanna Gopalkrishnan, Chief Digital & Information Officer, Boston Private

Chair’s Opening Remarks

5mins

Prasanna Gopalkrishnan, Chief Digital & Information Officer, Boston Private

Jeremy Balkin, Head of Innovation, HSBC USA

The Consumer Driven Demand for Distributed Ledger

The Financial Services, like all industries, has faced an enormous amount of disruption from FinTech start-ups in the past decade or so. One of the primary advantages that these start-ups have on their side is their understanding of today’s consumer behavior.In order to remain competitive in today’s landscape established firms need to similarly understand the behavior and expectations of their new customers which means being mobile ready, data-driven and transparently secure. The Blockchain offers a path to theTrust today’s consumer demands

30mins

Jeremy Balkin, Head of Innovation, HSBC USA

Disruption Demo

These 20 min sessions will introduce you to the latest innovations in Blockchain tech. Learn about the solutions and tools you need to facilitate your distributed ledger strategy from the people developing them.

20mins

Blockchain Security Solutions Beyond Banking

The power of the Blockchain to increase data security extends well beyond the bounds of financial services institutions. Areas such as Ad Fraud, Identity Management and Copyright all have the potential to benefit by increased Blockchain reliance.

35mins

Networking Break

20min

Innovation through Investment

Corporations do not have to reinvent the wheel when it comes to Blockchain, there area wealth of Start-Ups creatively rethinking the possibilities that Blockchain offers and developing solutions to take advantage of these possibilities. Through acquisition and investment, established firms can tap into the talent and foresight needed to turn distributed ledger dreams into operational realities.

30mins

Disruption Demo

These 15 min sessions will introduce you to the latest innovations in Blockchain tech. Learn about the solutions and tools you need to facilitate your distributed ledger strategy from the people developing them.

20mins

Interactive Workshop: Blockchain from Concept to Outcomes

Four speakers, each representing different business functions, will take the stage to talk through and problem -
solve using whiteboards the process of rolling out Blockchain initiatives within your organization. The audience will be invited to ask questions and build on the process as well.

55mins

Networking Luncheon

45mins

Interactive Panel: Blockchain – Why Not Yet?

With all the potential promised by Blockchain and Distributed Ledger technology why do some financial services organizations still consider it an opportunity for later as opposed to now? During this interactive session leaders from companies that have not yet taken the plunge as they discuss their hesitation and plans for the path forward.

30mins

Disruption Demo

These 15 min sessions will introduce you to the latest innovations in Blockchain tech. Learn about the solutions and tools you need to facilitate your distributed ledger strategy from the people developing them.

15mins

Prasanna Gopalakrishnan, Chief Digital & Technology Officer, Boston Private

Experiments in Blockchain Applications

In order to truly understand and harness the transformative power of Blockchain technology, organizations must invest in a culture of experimentation. This case study of a process prototype will delve into the details of bringing together the right talent,asking the right questions and budgeting for any test of a Blockchain application.

35mins

Prasanna Gopalakrishnan, Chief Digital & Technology Officer, Boston Private

Networking Break

20mins

Smart Contracts and the Future of Corporate Partnerships

The risk reduction and nondiscriminatory execution promised by Smart Contracts allow for greatly increased efficiency in the establishment of corporate partnerships. ManyBlockchain enthusiasts believe that Smart Contracts outstrip all other applications in terms of Blockchain’s transformative potential.

35mins

Disruption Demo

20mins

Tokens and Cryptocurrencies in Action

50mins

Closing Remarks

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Morrison & Foerster LLP

250 W 55th St, New York, NY 10019
(212) 468-8000

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Join a cross-industry group of Blockchain leaders as we share strategies for transforming your business with distributed ledger technology.