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5 Fintech Panel Discussions You Don't Want To Miss

5 Fintech Panel Discussions You Don't Want To Miss

The Benzinga Global Fintech Awards is a celebration of innovation in capital markets, payments, Insurance and financial institutions.

The event gives attendees the opportunity to network with founders, C-Suite executives, directors of the hottest fintech companies, brokerages, banks, quants, hedge funds and managing directors from VC funds.

The Benzinga Global Fintech Awards take place Thursday, May 11, at Tribeca 360 in New York City. Tickets can be purchased here.

Among a multitude of exhibitors, demonstrations and networking opportunities, there will be five different panel discussions throughout the day. Don't miss out!

Panel 1: Revenge of the Nerds: How data science is disrupting the global market

Moderator: Michael Marrale, CEO, M Science


  • Hans Stimming, VP of Product Strategy, TradeStation
  • Yin Luo, Vice Chairman of Quantitative Research, Wolfe Research
  • Michael Curry, VP of Engineering, IBM Watson Financial Services
  • David Rukshin, CTO, WorldQuant

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Panel 2: How these fintech startups changed their businesses overnight with multi-million dollar deals & how you can too

Moderator: Vicki Walia, Alliance Bernstein Digital Investments


  • Dan Schleifer, CEO, ChartIQ
  • Travis Dulaney, CEO & CTO, Push Payments
  • Chris Camillo, CEO, TickerTags

Panel 3: Wall Street 2025: How technology will transform finance

Moderator: Nikhil Lele, Principal, Strategy and FinTech Advisory Leader for the Americas, Ernst & Young


  • Seth Merrin, Founder, Liquidnet
  • Marc Chaikin, CEO, Chaikin
  • Adam Dell, CEO, Clarity Money

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Panel 4: How to win the hearts of VC's in a crowded fintech ecosystem

Moderator: David Sorin, Partner and Co-Chair, VC & Emerging Growth Practice, McCarter & English


  • Gene Munster, Founder and Managing Partner, Loup Ventures
  • Steve Lau, Managing Director, WorldQuant Ventures
  • David Teten, Partner, FF Venture Capital

Panel 5: How firms can scale innovation to solve consumer problems

Moderator: Kelli Keough, Global Head of Digital Wealth, J.P. Morgan Chase


  • Ron Suber, President, Prosper MarketPlace
  • Tim Hockey, CEO, TD Ameritrade
  • Jim Riccitelli, Co-CEO, Unison

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