Tag Archives: banking

Dr Andy Xie: From towering debt to bitcoin’s boom, why 2021 is the year of living dangerously

Dr Andy Xie

In his most recent SCMP opinion piece, independent economist Dr Andy Xie discussed why 2021 is the year of living dangerously. Vaccination is unshackling major developed economies and money is flowing into real economies, sparking overheating and inflation. This may spell the end of the speculative boom in both traditional financial markets and new products […]

HKSTP Corporate Innovation Summit A Great Success

HKSTP Corporate Innovation

We at Speakers Connect are most thrilled for the opportunity to engage Brett King, leading banking futurist, and Alex Osterwalder, founder of Business Model Generation, to speak at the HKSTP Corporate Innovation Summit; as well as innovation veteran Guy Parsonage and Vincent Vaucelle to facilitate the corporate innovation workshops! Tremendous reviews from the audience and […]

Brett King and Alex Osterwalder Speaking at HKSTP Corporate Innovation Summit

Brett King

Brett King, leading banking futurist, and Alex Osterwalder, founder of Business Model Generation, will be speaking at the HKSTP Corporate Innovation Summit in May 2021. Brett will be sharing insights on “Bank 4.0 – Who will be the Winners and Losers in the Smart Bank Account Wars?” with banking senior executives, and Alex Osterwalder will […]

Philipp Kristian Diekhöner Launching New Book: RESET: Rethinking Our World and Creating a Different Future

Philipp Kristian Diekhöner

Philipp Kristian Diekhoner is set to launch his latest book: RESET: Rethinking Our World and Creating a Different Future and it’s already creating a buzz as pre-orders come in. Everybody has a plan until they don’t. 2020 was supposed to be different. Approaching the dawn of a new decade, global sentiment on the 2020s was […]

Brett King: How banks could achieve digital innovations in the pandemic era

Brett King

Brett King, renowned fintech futurist explained how banks could achieve digital innovations in the pandemic era in his recent virtual presentation. Brett King is a bestselling author and the founder of a breakout new retail banking concept, Moven. Voted as American Banker’s Innovator of the Year in 2012, King initially achieved recognition for his bestselling book ‘BANK 2.0′, […]

Dr Andy Xie shared his insights on the GameStop stock frenzy

Dr Andy Xie

Renowned independent economist Dr Andy Xie shared insights on the GameStop stock frenzy in his recent SCMP article. The drama unfolding around GameStop is a tale of the internet levelling the playing field between at-home retail investors and Wall Street. The US stock market may become as retail dominated, and as volatile, as the Chinese […]

Covid-19 market bubbles, a creation of the distorted global economy, cannot last

Dr Andy Xie

Dr Andy Xie, renowned economist, opined that despite the Fed’s best efforts, such asset bubbles cannot be sustained. Could political instability in the US be the shock that deflates the bubbles? A bubble usually ends with a shock, such as an accounting scandal or rising interest rates. So much helicopter money may indeed lead to […]

Rudy Lim: Big Tech business trends that will boom after this pandemic

Rudy Lim

Rudy Lim, former Head of Fintech DBS, who is currently venture capitalist and digital transformation expert, shared his insights on the big tech business trends that will boom after the pandemic in his recent article. Everything digital, from e-commerce, online collaboration tools to digital marketing etc, all sees accelerated growth because of the COVID-19 pandemic. […]

Andy Xie: The real economic reforms China needs to become less dependent on exports

Dr Andy Xie

In a recent SCMP article, Andy Xie discussed China’s slowing economy and the need to implement reforms to become less dependent on exports. To find a way out of China’s political economy dilemma, there needs to be a massive rise in efficiency. If China shifts from small township urbanisation to megacity development, the money can go […]

Dr Andy Xie: The US-China technology war is about to burst the tech bubble

Dr Andy Xie

In his recent article published in SCMP, Dr Andy Xie, renowned economist warned that the US-China technology war is about to burst the tech bubble. China is an economy that overinvests, while the US overconsumes: a marriage of convenience allowed these two one-legged individuals to lean on each other and keep their balance. But as […]

Futurist Brett King: Recovery Stage Post-pandemic Insight

Brett King

Futurist, Brett King, shared his insights about Covid-19’s impact and the lessons learned, what the future of business looks post-pandemic, the recovery stage following the government’s fiscal response to improve liquidity and how the position of the Big Techs have changed, in his recent interview for Finextra. Brett King is a bestselling author and the founder […]

New Speaker Showreel of Philipp Kristian Diekhoner, Trust Futurist

Philipp Kristian Diekhöner

Trust Futurist and Innovation Strategist Philipp Kristian Diekhoner believes that the future is something we create and that human progress is shaped by who, what and how we trust. His books, as well as his work with Fortune 500 innovation labs, tech scale-ups and start-ups, are all grounded on academic research, anthropology and extensive real-world […]

Rudy Lim: Fintech and Digital Transformation in Southeast Asia

Rudy Lim

Rudy Lim, fintech and digital transformation expert shared his insights on recent fintech and automation development in Southeast Asia in his keynote. Click the image below to watch the video: Over the past decade, Rudy Lim has encountered entrepreneurs at all stages of growth, both locally in Singapore and globally, in his dual capacity as investor and […]

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 […]

Rudy Lim, Former Head of Fintech at DBS, Available to Speak at Corporate Events

Rudy Lim

We at Speakers Connect are proud to announce that Rudy Lim, former heard of Fintech at DBS is now available to speak at corporate events. Rudy believes that technology should be used to create value for society. Rudy draws from his experiences as a former head of fintech at DBS and a venture capitalist at […]

Paul Moore, British whistleblower interviewed by Malaysia media

Paul Moore

Paul Moore, whistleblower of the Halifax Bank of Scotland was in Malaysia last month for the 2019 International Directors Summit. He was interviewed by Malaysian media during this time. Here are a few excerpts from his interviews with The Edge and Bernama The Edge Markets: Moore said based on his observations, whistleblowing protection needs to […]