Financial futurist Chris Skinner talks about money, commerce and trade, society and the digital age all in one presentation. According to Chris, technology is reshaping the structure and trends in finance. In this talk, he provides insights on what the next decade could look like globally and explains why banks and other companies need to go digital to survive.
Chris points out that over the years there has been a shift in how people behave with money, he believes that it won’t be a question of having money, but being part of a network to send and receive money easily.
Check out the video of his presentation below.
Chris Skinner is best known as an independent commentator on the financial markets through his blog the Finanser (www.thefinanser.com). Here he regularly discusses key issues and opportunities in banking and financial services, summarising research, white papers and other analysis that is topical for the day. He is also the author of eight books covering everything from European regulations in banking through the credit crisis to the future of banking.
When he’s not travelling and delivering keynote speeches, Chris chairs the European networking forum the Financial Services Club, which he founded in 2004. The Financial Services Club is a network for financial professionals, and focuses on the future of financial services through the delivery of research, analysis, commentary and debate and has regular meetings in London, Edinburgh, Dublin and Vienna.
He is also Chief Executive of Balatro Ltd, a research company, and a co-founder of the website Shaping Tomorrow.
Chris regularly in various media including the BBC, Bloomberg and Sky News, and is a Judge on many awards programs including the Card Awards and the Asian Banker’s Retail Excellence Awards, as well as having worked = closely with leading banks such as HSBC, the Royal Bank of Scotland, Citibank and Société Générale, as well as the World Economic Forum.
Chris Skinner‘s speaking topics include:
- Branchless Banking and a Cashless Society: fact or fiction?
- Why banking will disappear but banks will not … well, not all of them
- Are Bankers Good or Bad for Society?
- Money is meaningless
- The similarities between banks and landmines