Tag Archives: Big Data

Edith Yeung: China could launch its own digital currency within the next 6 to 12 months

Edith Yeung

Edith Yeung opined that China could launch its own digital currency in the next 6-12 months, at the recent CNBC East Tech West Conference held in Guangzhou, China. The Chinese government has been researching and studying the possibility of launching its own digital currency in recent years and has identified entities for a potential roll-out, […]

Brett King: The future of Fintech

Brett King

Brett King is the author of Amazon best-seller Bank 4.0 and host of the top-ranked FinTech podcast in the world, Breaking Banks. In his presentation King described the progress of banking over the last 500 years, and used examples from historical banking as well as contemporary innovative practices to illustrate changes in the nature of […]

Dr Jordan Nguyen – Technology creating a more inclusive society

Dr Jordan Nguyen

Dr Jordan Nguyen, biomedical engineer and inventor talks about how he has led teams to develop new technology that overcomes disability in his keynote presentation. Dr Jordan Nguyen’s mission in life is to improve the lives of as many people as possible and to be a driving force behind positive human and technological evolution into […]

Scott Amyx Speaking Shared Insights on Smart, Sustainable Cities

Scott Amyx

Scott Amyx is an internationally recognized thought leader, venture capitalist, speaker, and author on smart cities, exponential technologies, and the Fourth Industrial Revolution. He has appeared on TV, and in the New York Times, TIME, Forbes, TechCrunch, TEDx, CIO, Washington Post, WIRED, Forrester, G20, European Commission, United Nations/ITU, Pew Research Center, Environmental Defense Fund, and […]

Anders Indset Interview: Of digital tsunamis and business strategies

Anders Indset

Anders Indset, Business Philosopher, was interviewed by The Star Malaysia on his insights on digital tsunamis and business strategies, and how we can prepare ourselves for the changes. Here are some highlights: “There are things that occur and seem to us as a revolution, ” he begins, “however, they are actually a reaction to changes […]

Congratulations to Tanmay Bakshi for Receiving the Life Mentor Award from the Creative Foundation

Tanmay Bakshi

We are most proud of our youngest speaker, 15 year old Tanmay Bakshi for receiving the Life Mentor Award from the Creative Foundation in Canada! Last September 18, Creative Foundation celebrated its 20th anniversary and the Holiday Inn, Pembina and gave distinguished award to three outstanding Canadians, including Tanmay. The following day, Tanmay also conducted a […]

Dr Jordan Nguyen: Vietnam – Connecting East Africa

Dr Jordan Nguyen

Dr Jordan Nguyen joined forces with Discovery, in an one-off special program, revealed how East Africa is undergoing a digital revolution, with the help from Vietnam, and how Tanzania is about to see its high-speed internet access transform overnight. In 2018, the number of people accessing the internet pushed past 4 billion. People, businesses, and […]

Jordan Nguyen: Beyond Superhuman – Technology for Humanity

Jordan Nguyen

Biomedical engineer Jordan Nguyen raises important points on being human in the midst of technological advances, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, 3D human scanning, neuroscience and more. Dr Nguyen raises questions on what it means to be human and what is a moral approach to the incredible things we can achieve today with the latest advancements in […]

Tanmay Bakshi Shared Insights on the Next Big Thing in Technology

Tanmay Bakshi

15 year old IBM champion and Google developer Tanmay Bakshi, was recently interviewed by Future Summits. Tanmay shared his view on AI, data augmentation, augmented reality, machine learning, quantum computing and more. Tanmay believes that “A computer’s power is not with natural language, it’s with math. A human is better at talking to people.” Learn about […]

Michael McQueen: The Case for Character – Why trusted brands are more lucrative, loved and long-lasting

Michael McQueen

Acclaimed Australian futurist Michael McQueen ‘s latest keynote presentation “The Case for Character” posits that trust will be the most valuable commodity and source of competitive advantage in the years to come. Michael explores values-alignment and trustworthiness in relation to consumer behaviors and explains why it is essential for organizations and businesses to pay attention […]

Chris Riddell: Will Libra Be The Turning Point For Facebook?

Chris Riddell

Global Futurist Chris Riddell joins Channel 7 Australia to talk about Facebook’s recent announcement to move into the world of global banking. Facebook are the world’s biggest media organisation, and with almost 1.7 billion people on planet earth having no banking access – Who is the real target market for the new Libra currency? Watch […]

Chris Skinner: AI is not a technology change but a cultural one

Chris Skinner

Chris Skinner believes that artificial intelligence (AI) is not a technology change but a cultural one. In his blog, The Finanser, Chris shared his insights in relation to an article published by Financial Times on how AI will change the way we deal with money. Here’s an excerpt from the FT article: If you are […]

Anders Indset, Business Philosopher, Speaking at the International Directors Summit 2019 in Malaysia

Anders Indset

Business philosopher Anders Indset will be speaking at the International Directors Summit 2019 in Kuala Lumpur next month. This summit is an event by the Institute of Corporate Directors Malaysia (ICDM) and it brings together 30 local and international prominent personalities to share insights on emerging trends, diversity challenges, boardroom dilemmas, sustainable value creation, the digital revolution […]

Brett King Ranked #2 in the Top 100 Fintech Influencers List

Brett King

Congratulations to Brett King ranked #2 in the Top 100 Fintech Influencers List of BuzzSumo! Read more about it here Brett King is a bestselling author and the founder of a breakout new retail banking concept, Movenbank. Voted as American Banker’s Innovator of the Year in 2012, King initially achieved recognition for his bestselling book ‘BANK 2.0′, which […]

Chris Skinner: The problem with banks today

Chris Skinner

In his keynote at FIN42, author and fintech expert Chris Skinner pointed out our attachment to both finance and technology. Here are some of the highlights: “Most of the banks have been built for physical distribution of paper in the industrial era,” Skinner said. “Now we are in digital age that deals with the distribution […]

Tanmay Bakshi on how he perceives the future

Tanmay Bakshi

Tanmay Bakshi is just 15 years old, and already changing the world! Tanmay started to learn how to code at a very young age. At 15, he continues to share his passion by teaching others to code and contributing to the tech industry as AI and ML Systems Architect, Google Developer Expert for Machine Learning, […]