Demos 2017

Panel Highlights

Photos 2017

Distinguished Interviews

Press

– Forbes

What’s Next For Fintech?
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– Robo-Advisor Pros

Kevin O’Leaery Wowed Benzinga Fintech Summit – 2017

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– Benzinga

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LendingTree Fintech Innovation Challenge Winner

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People’s Choice Winners

First Place: MyVest

Second Place: Trade Ideas

Third Place: LiveOak

Thank you to our Speakers & Featured Attendees

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Gene Munster

Founder at Loup Ventures & former Apple analyst

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Keith Krach

Chairman of the Board - DocuSign, Inc.

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Ron Suber

"Mayor of Fintech"

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Kevin O’Leary

O'Shares ETF Investments Chairman

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Chris Larsen

Founder of Ripple, Prosper & E-Loan

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Tess Hatch

Investor Team, Bessemer Venture Partners

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Aaron Suplizio

Strategy and Operations for Experian’s Fintech

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Dixon Doll

Co-Founder and General Partner at Impact Venture Capital

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Tom Eck

CTO, IBM Watson

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Gabe Dalporto

Executive Advisor & Board of Directors at LendingTree

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John Hart

Managing Director in TD Ameritrade’s Trading Group

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Jim Riccitelli

Co-CEO at Unison Home Ownership Investors

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Sunayna Tuteja

Dir. of Emerging Tech & Innovation at TD Ameritrade

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Regis Hadiaris

Rocket Mortgage Product Lead, Quicken Loans

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Jaclyn Strife

Co-Founder/COO of Oceanic Partners

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Anton Honikman

CEO, MyVest

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Anatalio Ubalde

CEO & Founder of SizeUp

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Catherine Clay

Vice President, Global Head of Information Solutions

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Jacob Sorensen

Interim CIO at Bank of the West

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Raj Neervannan

CTO and co-founder of AlphaSense

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Brian Faux

CEO of Morty

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Mazy Dar

CEO of OpenFin

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Rob Pfeifer

CRO at Affirm

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Gabriele Columbro

Exec. Director, Symphony Software Foundation

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Michael Sidgmore

Venture Partner at Broadhaven Capital

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Steve Lau

Managing Director at WorldQuant Ventures

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Adam Carson

Managing Director at JPMorgan Chase & Co.

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Aaron Klein

CEO at Riskalyze

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David Aferiat

Co-Founder, Managing Partner at Trade Ideas

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Kevin O’Brien

Chief Business Officer. Orbital Insight

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Andy Ambrose

Co-Founder and CEO of Liveoak Technologies

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Matt Amberson

Principal and Founder of ORATS

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Kevin Kirn

Head of Product for Mint at Intuit

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Dylan Gale

Comcast Ventures – Investor

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Suzanne Livingston

Strategy & Operations at IBM Watson FS

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Nathan Richardson

CEO at TradeIt

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Matt Ober

Chief Data Scientist at Third Point

Event Schedule

2017 SPEAKERS/JUDGES/MENTORS

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Gene Munster

Founder at Loup Ventures & former Apple analyst

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John Hart

Managing Director in TD Ameritrade’s Trading Group

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Jim Riccitelli

Co-CEO at Unison Home Ownership Investors

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Mazy Dar

CEO of OpenFin

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Steve Lau

Managing Director at WorldQuant Ventures

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Travis Dulaney

CEO & CTO at Push Payments

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David Rukshin

CTO at WorldQuant

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Brandon Tepper

AVP Sales for Nasdaq

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Vicki Walia

Head of Digital Investment Solutions at Alliance Bernstein

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Kimberly Trautmann

Director of Venture Capital Investments at DRW

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David Teten

Managing Partner at HOF Capital

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Bill Nosal

VP of Business Development, Market Technology at Nasdaq

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Tim Seymour

Managing Partner at Triogem Asset Management

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Kelli Keough

Global Head of Digital Wealth Management at J.P. Morgan

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Alexander Wong

Managing Director & Head of Venture Capital, D. E. Shaw

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Suzanne Livingston

Strategy & Operations at IBM Watson FS

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Nikhil Lele

Principal, Financial Services Organization at EY

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Tricia Rothschild

Chief Product Officer at Morningstar

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Ed Skolarus

Chief Digital Officer at Investor’s Business Daily

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Matt Harris

Managing Director at Bain Capital Ventures

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Jennifer Samalis

Senior Vice President at Fidelity Investments

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Mani Mahjouri

CIO and Chief Strategist of Tradeworx, Inc.

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Adam Boyden

Managing Director at RPM Ventures

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Conor Moran

Enterprise Business Development Director at Foursquare

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Matt Hatch

Partner & Americas FinTech Leader at Ernst & Young

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David Jegen

Partner with F Prime Capital

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Pete Casella

Head of Fintech at Point72 Ventures

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Charlie Hartel

Senior Product Manager at Yahoo! Finance

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Ken Schiciano

Managing Director at TA Associates

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William Libby

VP of Systematic Market Making at Goldman Sachs

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Hans Stimming

Vice President of Product Strategy, TradeStation Group

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Michael Marrale

Chief Executive Officer at M Science

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Sonny Singh

Chief Commercial Officer at BitPay

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Michael Curry

VP of Engineering for IBM Watson Financial Services

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Lee Linden

Entrepreneur and Early Stage Investor

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Dan Schleifer

CEO & Co-founder at ChartIQ

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Nathan Richardson

CEO at TradeIt

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Nicholas Britz

Google Fiber

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Amir Goldman

Managing Director at Susquehanna Growth Equity

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Philip Brittan

General Partner of Crazy Peak & Fmr. Thomson Reuters CTO

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Sue Britton

CEO & Founder of FinTech Growth Syndicate

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Travis Skelly

SVP at Citi Ventures

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Yin Luo

Vice Chairman of Quantitative Research at Wolfe Research

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James Altucher

Serial Entrepreneur

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Chris Camillo

CEO & Founder at TickerTags

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Jeff Chiappetta

VP, Trading Services at Charles Schwab

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David Sorin

Partner, Co-Chair of Venture Cap & Emerging Growth Companies Practice, McCarter & English, LLP

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Michael Babushkin

Founder & CEO, Devexperts

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SELECT ATTENDEES

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Jason Raznick

CEO & Founder at Benzinga

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Sean Hendelman

CEO at T3 Companies

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Scott Redler

Chief Strategic Officer at T3 Live

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Luca Samman

Bats Global Markets, Product Manager

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Drew Carey

Bats Global Markets Director, Market Data Sales

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Eliot Spitzer

FORMER GOVERNOR OF NEW YORK AND BOARD MEMBER AT TIPRANKS

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Barry Metzger

SVP Trading Services, Charles Schwab & CEO, optionsXpress

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Matt Levinson

Director of Investments at FinTech Collective

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Mike Langford

CEO at finservMarketing

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Francie Staub

Director, Digital Marketing at TD Ameritrade

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John Carter

Founder at Simpler

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Nikesh Desai

Co-founder and CEO of InvestingChannel

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Matt Ober

Chief Data Scientist at Third Point

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Roberto Jedreicich

Director of Market Data Strategy, Schonfeld Group

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Greg Neufeld

Partner at ValueStream

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Peter Hans

CEO and co-founder of Harvest Exchange

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Patrick Culleton

Principal at Edward Jones

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Denise Karkos

CMO at TD Ameritrade

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Andy Swan

Founder at LikeFolio

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Chris Maher

Senior Manager, Product Management at E*TRADE

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Matthew Granade

Chief Market Intelligence Officer at Point72

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Seth Wheeler

Managing Director of Fintech & Innovation at JPMorgan Chase

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Peter Borish

Chief Strategist at Quad Capital

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Elyse Southwell

VP of Advertising & Sales at Nasdaq.com

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Chris Petrescu

Data Strategist at WorldQuant

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Steve Ehrlich

CEO at Honos Financial

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Marc Chaikin

Founder & CEO at Chaikin Analytics

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Leigh Drogen

Founder & CEO at Estimize

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JJ Kinahan

Chief Strategist at TD Ameritrade

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Benjamin Cohen

Data Strategist at WorldQuant

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Ben Wellington

Quantative Researcher at Two Sigma

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Sean Lippel

Director of Investments at FinTech Collective

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Velia Carboni

Senior Vice President, Mobile Channel at Fidelity Investments

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Bob Peck

Head of Global Internet Investment Banking at Credit Suisse

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Steve Quirk

Executive Vice President, Trader Group at TD Ameritrade

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Mark Gerson

Co-founder of Gerson Lehrman Group & Thuzio

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Tiki Barber

Co-Founder of Thuzio Executive Club

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Oz Pearlman

Wall Street Mentalist

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Jud Pyle

Head of Retail at Apex Clearing

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Eli Broverman

COO at Betterment

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Pamela Piccola-Fales

Marketing Director at E*TRADE

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Michael Gray

Business Editor at NY Post

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Elan Zivotofsky

General Partner at OurCrowd

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Catherine Clay

VP of Business Development at CBOE

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Ryan Feit

CEO and Co-founder at SeedInvest

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Roger Ehrenberg

Managing Partner at IA Ventures

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Vincenzo La Ruffa

Partner at Aquiline Capital Partners

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Nicole Sherrod

Managing Director, Trading at TD Ameritrade

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Linette Lopez

Finance Editor at Business Insider

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David Aferiat

Co-Founder, Managing Partner Trade Ideas LLC

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Joseph Coyne

VC Investor, Global Innovation Center at Samsung Electronics

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Amanda Steinberg

CEO at DailyWorth & WorthFM

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Maneet Ahuja

Hedge Fund Specialist & "Squawk Box" Producer at CNBC

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Glenn Hall

U.S. News Editor at The Wall Street Journal

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Ross Garon

Managing Director at Cubist Systematic Strategies (Point72)

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Michael Maxworthy

Partner at Marlin & Associates

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Scott Daspin

Head of Sales at Apex Clearing

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Glenn Goldman

CEO at Credibly

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Vasu Kulkarni

CEO at Krossover

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Carey Kolaja

Global Product Officer at Citi Fintech

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Aaron Task

Digital Editor at Fortune Magazine

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Jon Steinberg

Founder and CEO at Cheddar

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Scarlett Sieber

CIO, Head of Strategic Transformation & Digital at Opus Bank

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Manoj Narang

Founder & CEO at Mana Partners

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Robert Barba

Technology Editor at American Banker

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Clara Sieg

Partner at Revolution Ventures

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Harry Temkin

Chief Information Officer at DriveWealth

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Julie Verhage

Business Reporter at Bloomberg

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Phil Pearlman

Director of Marketing at Bank of the Ozarks

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Jeffrey Hirsch

CEO at Hirsch Holdings

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Barry Silbert

Founder & CEO at Digital Currency Group

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Garvis Toler

Global Head of Capital Markets at NYSE

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Joshua Levine

Managing Director at Kita Capital Management

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Erik Merkau

President at Scottrade

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Maria Aspan

Senior Editor at Inc. Magazine

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Todd Harrison

Founder & CEO, Minyanville Media

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Ian Rosen

CEO of StockTwits

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Betsy Eisenberg

Director, Product Management & Data Operations at EDGAR Online

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Maria Gotsch

President and CEO at Partnership Fund for New York City

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Patricia Martell

Producer at CNBC

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Erik Merkau

President at Scottrade

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Jessica Menton

Reporter at International Business Times

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Tereza Nemessanyi

Entrepreneur-In-Residence at Microsoft

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Glenn Hall

U.S. News Editor at The Wall Street Journal

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Jeff Macke

Trader, Columnist, Public speaker, general pundit

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Bill Harris

CEO at Personal Capital

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Jenny Fielding

Managing Director Techstars Barclays Accelerator

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Brian Sozzi

CEO & Chief Equities Strategist at Belus Capital Advisors

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Alex Tarhini

Program Manager at Techstars Barclays Accelerator

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Jonathan Stein

Founder and CEO at Betterment

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Kurt Huhner

VP, Business Development - Americas at Fidessa

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Uri Gruenbaum

CEO & Co-Founder at TipRanks

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Linette Lopez

Senior Finance Editor at Business Insider

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John Carney

Writer at The Wall Street Journal

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Hardeep Walia

Co-Founder and CEO Motif Investing

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Jennifer Burns

Head of Trader Marketing Strategy at TD Ameritrade

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Joe Correnti

Senior Vice President-Brokerage Product at Scottrade

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Colin Noorwood

Sr. Manager, Trading Services at Schwab

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Todd Harrison

Founder & CEO, Minyanville Media

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Gautam Kumar

SVP of Strategy & BD at OptionsHouse

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Ian Rosen

CEO of StockTwits

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Victor Remsha

CEO at Finam Investment Holding

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Savneet Singh

Gold Bullion International

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Carlo Macchi

Director of Global Institutional Accounts at Drivewealth

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Stefan Jekel

Managing Director - International Listings at Intercontinental Exchange

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Bryant Sheehy

Business Development Director, Retail Division at Zacks Investment Research

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Britton Lombardi

Director of Strategy and BD at OptionsHouse

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