Welcome!

API Journal Authors: Pat Romanski, Elizabeth White, Kevin Benedict, Anders Wallgren, Amit Golander

News Feed Item

Leading Experts in Technology & Finance to Headline Inaugural Exponential Finance Conference, Produced by Singularity University, In Partnership with CNBC and Deloitte Consulting, LLP

Exponential Finance, the first in a new series of conferences about the effect of rapidly advancing technologies on financial services and business, has announced the final lineup of speakers for the June 10-11 event taking place at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall. Speakers at Exponential Finance include global CEOs and leading experts in artificial intelligence, robotics, big data, digital biology and other emerging technology sectors that are rapidly disrupting current markets.

Over two days, Exponential Finance will infuse the best of Singularity University’s content with CNBC’s critical journalistic expertise to closely examine disruptive force of exponential technologies, including quantum computing, digital currencies and other powerful factors, driving a wholesale restructuring of the economy, and forecasting who will be employed in businesses we have yet to create. Speaker presentations will concentrate on who will be the disrupters, the disrupted and when and how organizations can stay competitive in this rapidly changing environment.

The following is the complete list of Exponential Finance’s dynamic group of speakers:

  • Bill Barhydt: Co-founder/CEO, Boom Financial
  • Chance Barnett: Founder/CEO, Crowdfunder
  • Vern Brownell: CEO, D-Wave
  • Michelle Caruso-Cabrera: CNBC Chief International Correspondent
  • Chris Concannon, CEO, Virtu & former NASDAQ Executive
  • Keith Collins: SVP & CIO, SAS
  • Luan Cox: CEO & Co-founder, Crowdnetic
  • Dr. Peter H. Diamandis: Co-founder/Executive Chairman Singularity Univ.; Founder/Chairman, XPRIZE Foundation
  • Ric Edelman: Chairman/CEO, Edelman Financial Services
  • Katie Fitzgerald: Manger, Business Development, Circleup
  • Barney Frank: Former member of US Congress
  • Phi Goddard: Head of Research, IQBit
  • Marc Goodman: Founder, Future Crimes Institute; Policy, Law, Ethics, SingularityU
  • Scott Hassan: Founder/President, Suitable Technologies
  • Dan Hesse: CEO, Sprint
  • Austin Hill: Investor, Montreal Startup
  • Jeremy Howard: Khosla Ventures
  • Neil Jacobstein, AI & Robotics Co-chair, Singularity Univ.
  • Kay Koplovitz: Founder, USA Network
  • Dr. Daniel Kraft: Founder/CEO, Bioniq Health, Exec. Director, Exponential Medicine
  • Ray Kurzweil: Co-founder, Singularity University; Director of Engineering, Google
  • Ed McGuire: Managing Director, CLSA Americas
  • Raymond McCauley: Biotech Chair, SU; Co-founder, BioCurious
  • Michael Millman: Co-head, Equity Capital Markets Americas
  • Ben Milne, CEO, Co-founder, Dwolla
  • Daniel Nadler, CEO, Kensho
  • Rob Nail, Associate Founder/CEO, Singularity Univ.
  • Kyle Nell, Executive Director, Lowe’s Innovation Labs
  • Karen Pascoe, SVP, MasterCard
  • Bob Pisani, CNBC On-Air Stocks Editor
  • Avi Reichental: CEO, 3D Systems
  • Michael Rhodin: SVP, IBM Watson
  • Jay Rogers, Co-founder/CEO, Local Motors
  • David Rose, Founder/CEO, Gust
  • Ben Ruegsegger, AllianceBernstein Analyst, Thematic Research
  • Jay Sidhu, Chairman/CEO, Customers Bank
  • Barry Silbert: Founder, Bitcoin Investment Trust, Founder/CEO, SecondMarket
  • Dr. Gurjeet Singh: Co-founder, Ayasdi
  • Jeffrey Sonnenfeld: Sr. Associate Dean, Yale School of Management; Founder and President/CEO, Leadership Institute
  • Brad Templeton: Networks & Computing Track Chair, Singularity Univ.
  • Lynn Tilton: Founder/CEO, Patriarch Partners
  • Stacey Warden: Executive Director, Center for Financial Markets, Milken Institute
  • David Weild, CEO, IssuWorks; “father of the JOBS Act”
  • Elliot Weissbluth, CEO/Director, Hightower

All Speaker profiles are available on the Exponential Finance website. To learn more about or download the program, please click here.

For media registration, please click here.

For more information about Singularity University and Exponential Finance
For more information about CNBC
For more information about Deloitte Consulting LLP

CNBC is the exclusive media partner for Exponential Finance and will feature live interviews throughout the two-day conference during its Business Day programming and, on Tuesday, June 10, FastMoney will broadcast live from the event from 5-6 pm ET. Additional in-depth coverage and live streaming from the event will also be available on CNBC.com/future. Follow the social media conversation at Exponential Finance using hashtag #xfin14 and follow @xfinance.

Members of the media can receive more information about CNBC and its programming on the NBC Universal Media Village Web site at http://www.nbcumv.com/programming/cnbc.

More Stories By Business Wire

Copyright © 2009 Business Wire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of Business Wire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Business Wire. Business Wire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

@ThingsExpo Stories
Artificial Intelligence has the potential to massively disrupt IoT. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, AJ Abdallat, CEO of Beyond AI, will discuss what the five main drivers are in Artificial Intelligence that could shape the future of the Internet of Things. AJ Abdallat is CEO of Beyond AI. He has over 20 years of management experience in the fields of artificial intelligence, sensors, instruments, devices and software for telecommunications, life sciences, environmental monitoring, process...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Ericsson has been named “Gold Sponsor” of SYS-CON's @ThingsExpo, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York, New York. Ericsson is a world leader in the rapidly changing environment of communications technology – providing equipment, software and services to enable transformation through mobility. Some 40 percent of global mobile traffic runs through networks we have supplied. More than 1 billion subscribers around the world re...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Stratoscale, the software company developing the next generation data center operating system, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Stratoscale is revolutionizing the data center with a zero-to-cloud-in-minutes solution. With Stratoscale’s hardware-agnostic, Software Defined Data Center (SDDC) solution to store everything, run anything and scale everywhere...
Angular 2 is a complete re-write of the popular framework AngularJS. Programming in Angular 2 is greatly simplified – now it's a component-based well-performing framework. This immersive one-day workshop at 18th Cloud Expo, led by Yakov Fain, a Java Champion and a co-founder of the IT consultancy Farata Systems and the product company SuranceBay, will provide you with everything you wanted to know about Angular 2.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Men & Mice, the leading global provider of DNS, DHCP and IP address management overlay solutions, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. The Men & Mice Suite overlay solution is already known for its powerful application in heterogeneous operating environments, enabling enterprises to scale without fuss. Building on a solid range of diverse platform support,...
In his session at @ThingsExpo, Chris Klein, CEO and Co-founder of Rachio, will discuss next generation communities that are using IoT to create more sustainable, intelligent communities. One example is Sterling Ranch, a 10,000 home development that – with the help of Siemens – will integrate IoT technology into the community to provide residents with energy and water savings as well as intelligent security. Everything from stop lights to sprinkler systems to building infrastructures will run ef...
You deployed your app with the Bluemix PaaS and it's gaining some serious traction, so it's time to make some tweaks. Did you design your application in a way that it can scale in the cloud? Were you even thinking about the cloud when you built the app? If not, chances are your app is going to break. Check out this webcast to learn various techniques for designing applications that will scale successfully in Bluemix, for the confidence you need to take your apps to the next level and beyond.
Manufacturers are embracing the Industrial Internet the same way consumers are leveraging Fitbits – to improve overall health and wellness. Both can provide consistent measurement, visibility, and suggest performance improvements customized to help reach goals. Fitbit users can view real-time data and make adjustments to increase their activity. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Mark Bernardo Professional Services Leader, Americas, at GE Digital, will discuss how leveraging the Industrial Interne...
Whether your IoT service is connecting cars, homes, appliances, wearable, cameras or other devices, one question hangs in the balance – how do you actually make money from this service? The ability to turn your IoT service into profit requires the ability to create a monetization strategy that is flexible, scalable and working for you in real-time. It must be a transparent, smoothly implemented strategy that all stakeholders – from customers to the board – will be able to understand and comprehe...
Increasing IoT connectivity is forcing enterprises to find elegant solutions to organize and visualize all incoming data from these connected devices with re-configurable dashboard widgets to effectively allow rapid decision-making for everything from immediate actions in tactical situations to strategic analysis and reporting. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Shikhir Singh, Senior Developer Relations Manager at Sencha, will discuss how to create HTML5 dashboards that interact with IoT devic...
The increasing popularity of the Internet of Things necessitates that our physical and cognitive relationship with wearable technology will change rapidly in the near future. This advent means logging has become a thing of the past. Before, it was on us to track our own data, but now that data is automatically available. What does this mean for mHealth and the "connected" body? In her session at @ThingsExpo, Lisa Calkins, CEO and co-founder of Amadeus Consulting, will discuss the impact of wea...
There is an ever-growing explosion of new devices that are connected to the Internet using “cloud” solutions. This rapid growth is creating a massive new demand for efficient access to data. And it’s not just about connecting to that data anymore. This new demand is bringing new issues and challenges and it is important for companies to scale for the coming growth. And with that scaling comes the need for greater security, gathering and data analysis, storage, connectivity and, of course, the...
Digital payments using wearable devices such as smart watches, fitness trackers, and payment wristbands are an increasing area of focus for industry participants, and consumer acceptance from early trials and deployments has encouraged some of the biggest names in technology and banking to continue their push to drive growth in this nascent market. Wearable payment systems may utilize near field communication (NFC), radio frequency identification (RFID), or quick response (QR) codes and barcodes...
SYS-CON Events announced today that DatacenterDynamics has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 7–9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. DatacenterDynamics is a brand of DCD Group, a global B2B media and publishing company that develops products to help senior professionals in the world's most ICT dependent organizations make risk-based infrastructure and capacity decisions.
SYS-CON Events announced today TMCnet has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 7–9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, and the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) is the world's leading business-to-business and integrated marketing media company, servicing niche markets within the com...
The IoT has the potential to create a renaissance of manufacturing in the US and elsewhere. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Florent Solt, CTO and chief architect of Netvibes, will discuss how the expected exponential increase in the amount of data that will be processed, transported, stored, and accessed means there will be a huge demand for smart technologies to deliver it. Florent Solt is the CTO and chief architect of Netvibes. Prior to joining Netvibes in 2007, he co-founded Rift Technol...
Join IBM June 8 at 18th Cloud Expo at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, and learn how to innovate like a startup and scale for the enterprise. You need to deliver quality applications faster and cheaper, attract and retain customers with an engaging experience across devices, and seamlessly integrate your enterprise systems. And you can't take 12 months to do it.
This is not a small hotel event. It is also not a big vendor party where politicians and entertainers are more important than real content. This is Cloud Expo, the world's longest-running conference and exhibition focused on Cloud Computing and all that it entails. If you want serious presentations and valuable insight about Cloud Computing for three straight days, then register now for Cloud Expo.
IoT device adoption is growing at staggering rates, and with it comes opportunity for developers to meet consumer demand for an ever more connected world. Wireless communication is the key part of the encompassing components of any IoT device. Wireless connectivity enhances the device utility at the expense of ease of use and deployment challenges. Since connectivity is fundamental for IoT device development, engineers must understand how to overcome the hurdles inherent in incorporating multipl...
Machine Learning helps make complex systems more efficient. By applying advanced Machine Learning techniques such as Cognitive Fingerprinting, wind project operators can utilize these tools to learn from collected data, detect regular patterns, and optimize their own operations. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Stuart Gillen, Director of Business Development at SparkCognition, will discuss how research has demonstrated the value of Machine Learning in delivering next generation analytics to im...