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Tech at Stern: Conferences, Workshops, and Speaker Series

Connect with insiders and expand your network with startups, investors, academics, and innovative technology firms at Stern's conferences and workshops.

The Fubon Center is proud to host several different Speaker Series, all of which are hosted by Stern Professors and feature distinguished guests: 
  • Our AI in Business Speaker Series is hosted by Professor Foster Provost.
  • Our Digital Leaders Series is hosted by Professor Arun Sundararajan. 
  • Our FinTech Speaker Series is hosted by Professor Kathleen DeRose.
  • Our Innovation Speaker Series is hosted by Professor Melissa Schilling.

2020-2021 EVENTS

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Fintech Speaker Series - Fireside Chat with Terrance Odean and NYU Stern Professor Kathleen DeRose - April 20

Terrance Odean is the Rudd Family Foundation Professor of Finance at the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley. He is an advisory editor of the Financial Planning Review, a member of the Journal of Investment Consulting editorial advisory board and of the Russell Sage Behavioral Economics Roundtable, and is a Wall Street Journal Expert Panelist. In 2016, he received the James R. Vertin Award from the CFA Institute.

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March 2021 FinTech Conference

Global Fintech 2021: No Borders, No Barriers - March 2021

Join top Fintech academics, leading Fintech investors, innovative Fintech startups, and forward-looking Financial institutions to discuss Global FinTech 2021: No Borders, No Barriers

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Innovation Speaker Series - Fireside Chat with Jihoon Rim and NYU Stern Professor Melissa Schilling - November 2020

"Managing Innovation: Lessons learned at Kakao" Jihoon is the former CEO of Kakao, a $20B+ tech company in South Korea. He was hired as CEO when the company was facing a crisis in 2015, making him the youngest CEO of TOP 100 publicly traded companies in Korea. Under his leadership, Kakao, best known for its mobile messenger Kakao Talk, successfully expanded its business into finance, content, mobility: disrupting the market and delivering services praised by users.

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Fintech Speaker Series - Fireside Chat with Gareth Jones, Managing Partner, Fintech Collective, Benjamin Dyett, Partner, the Deco Group and NYU Stern Professor Kathleen DeRose - October 2020

Fintech Innovation and Competition Today; What’s it like for investors and entrepreneurs? To answer these questions and more the Fubon Center will host a fireside chat featuring Gareth Jones, Managing Partner, Fintech Collective, and Benjamin Dyett, Partner, the Deco Group moderated by Professor Kathleen DeRose.

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Fintech Speaker Series - Fireside Chat with Kyle Cogger, Senior Product Owner for Expansion of Revolut and NYU Stern Professor Kathleen DeRose - October 2020

The Fubon Center will host a fireside chat featuring Kyle Cogger, Senior Product Owner for Expansion of Revolut in conversation with NYU Stern Professor Kathleen DeRose as they discuss the future of banking and payments.

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Innovation Conference

Stern Innovation Conference: Transformative Technological Change - September 2020

This year's Stern Innovation Conference will be themed, "Transformative Technological Change," and will examine how major innovations are changing the landscape in industries as diverse as food agriculture, transportation, medicine, education, and more. We will also consider how firms, consumers, and regulators are responding (or will respond) to these changes.

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Fintech, Innovation, AI in Business Speaker Series - Fireside Chat with Sinan Aral and NYU Stern Professor Foster Provost - September 2020

The Fubon Center will host a fireside chat featuring Sinan Aral, author of "The Hype Machine", in conversation with NYU Stern Professor Foster Provost. Sinan Aral is the Director of the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy and the David Austin Professor of Management at MIT.

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