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Leadership Forum

Fintech: Women in Tech Leadership Forum

Thursday, April 21, 2022 • 8:30 am - 1:00 pm

On April 21, The Information is hosting our next invitation-only event,  Fintech: Women in Tech Leadership Forum.

Technology has disrupted and streamlined the way consumers and businesses utilize financial services – from banking services and payroll to mobile payments for retailers and payment processing. The tech revolution has arguably transformed financial services for the better – and now cryptocurrencies and blockchain are offering alternatives to conventional banking products.

Topics to include:

  • Why a fintech M&A boom is on its way, and where VCs expect to invest next
  • Web3, crypto, NFTs—how the metaverse is coming for financial services
  • What’s next for BNPL
  • Tax and policy considerations when exploring international expansion

This intimate event will feature fireside chats, live Q&A and breakout masterclass sessions hosted by The Information’s editorial team.

Speakers to include:

  • Brooke Major-Reid, Chief Capital Officer, Affirm
  • Sarah Levy, CEO, Betterment
  • Kelly Galanis, Head of the Americas Financial Technology sector, Investment Banking Division, Goldman Sachs
  • Aditi Maliwal, Partner, Upfront Ventures
  • Alexa von Tobel, Founder & Managing Partner, Inspired Capital and Former Founder & CEO, LearnVest
  • Ameeta Patel, VP, Tax, PayPal
  • Kirsten Nordlof, Global Head of Tax & Statutory Reporting, VP, Uber
  • Jillian Lim, EVP & Chief Digital Officer, Singapore Economic Development Board
  • Mary-Catherine Lader, Chief Operating Officer, Uniswap Labs
  • Tegan Kline, Co-founder & Head of Business, Edge & Node
  • Christine Moy, Former Managing Director, Global Head of Liink, Crypto & Metaverse, Onyx by J.P. Morgan
  • Alex Fisher, VP of Retail for North America, Afterpay
  • Jinal Shah, CMO, Zip US

We have confirmed attendees from companies such as: AWS, PayPal, Stripe, Square, Plaid, Google, Robinhood, LinkedIn, Affirm, JPMorgan and more.

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When
Thursday, April 21, 2022
8:30 am - 1:00 pm PDT
Where
Virtual
Speakers

Brooke Major-Reid
Chief Capital Officer,
Affirm

Sarah Levy
CEO,
Betterment

Kelly Galanis
Head of the Americas Financial Technology sector, Investment Banking Division,
Goldman Sachs

Aditi Maliwal
Partner,
Upfront Ventures

Kirsten Nordlof
Global Head of Tax & Statutory Reporting, VP,
Uber

Ameeta Patel
VP, Tax,
PayPal

Alexa von Tobel
Founder & Managing Partner,
Inspired Capital and Former Founder & CEO, LearnVest

Mary-Catherine Lader
Chief Operating Officer,
Uniswap Labs

Tegan Kline
Co-founder & Head of Business,
Edge & Node
Christine Moy
Former Managing Director, Global Head of Liink, Crypto & Metaverse, Onyx by J.P. Morgan

Jillian Lim
EVP & Chief Digital Officer,
Singapore Economic Development Board

Alex Fisher
VP of Retail for North America,
Afterpay

Jinal Shah
CMO,
Zip US
     
Agenda

8:30 am PT

Welcome and opening remarks

Jessica Lessin, Founder & CEO, The Information

8:35 am PT Brooke Major-Reid, Chief Capital Officer, Affirm in conversation with Kate Clark, Reporter, The Information
9:30 am PT -
10:15 am PT

Masterclass Sessions

  • Why a Fintech M&A Boom is on its Way
    • Aditi Maliwal, Partner, Upfront Ventures
    • Kelly Galanis, Head of the Americas Financial Technology sector, Investment Banking Division, Goldman Sachs
    • Alexa von Tobel, Founder & Managing Partner, Inspired Capital and Former Founder & CEO, LearnVest
    • Moderated by: Kate Clark, Reporter, The Information
  • Web3, Crypto, NFTs—How the Metaverse is Coming for Financial Services
    • Mary-Catherine Lader, Chief Operating Officer, Uniswap Labs
    • Tegan Kline, Co-founder & Head of Business, Edge & Node
    • Christine Moy, Former Managing Director, Global Head of Liink, Crypto & Metaverse, Onyx by J.P. Morgan
    • Moderated by: Margaux MacColl, Reporter, The Information
10:20 am PT -
11:05 am PT

Masterclass Sessions

  • Expanding Internationally with Purpose
    • Jillian Lim, EVP & Chief Digital Officer, Singapore Economic Development Board
    • Ameeta Patel, VP, Tax, PayPal
    • Kirsten Nordlof, Global Head of Tax & Statutory Reporting, VP, Uber
    • Moderated by: Sarah Krouse, Reporter, The Information
  • What’s Next for BNPL
    • Alex Fisher, VP of Retail for North America, Afterpay
    • Jinal Shah, CMO, Zip US
    • Moderated by: Meredith Mazzilli, Editor, The Information
11:05 am PT Networking Session
11:30 am PT Sarah Levy, CEO, Betterment, in conversation Jessica Lessin, Founder & CEO, The Information
12:15 pm PT

Closing Remarks

    12:20 pm PT Networking Session
    1:00 pm PT Event Concludes

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