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This year’s fall conference is co-chaired by Kevin G.Hall, past president of SABEW and chief economics correspondent of McClatchy Newspapers and Suzanne Baryln, correspondent at Reuters. For information about content, please contact Kevin at khall@mcclatchydc.com or Suzanne at suzanne.barlyn@thomsonreuters.com.

Updated September 30, 2015 
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Friday, October 9 • 1:45pm - 2:45pm
Traditional Banks Meet a Sleek, New FinTech World

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Traditional banking is getting a makeover in the digital age, one that could be fast-tracked as bold FinTech companies aim to further reinvent the business. Peer-to-peer lending platforms and technology companies that simplify personal banking are some of the businesses that are successfully chasing after segments of traditional banking industry. Some traditional banks, however, are finding opportunities in this new era. Reuters reporter Suzanne Barlyn will tackle these developments in a session with leaders from Citi Ventures, Peerform, and Simple.

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Suzanne Barlyn

Correspondent, Thomson Reuters
Suzanne Barlyn is a New York-based correspondent for Reuters, where she has worked since 2011. She writes about financial regulatory issues and, most recently, white collar financial crime. Previously, Suzanne worked for Dow Jones Newswires, where she reported on FINRA and wrote a column about compliance issues affecting financial advisers. She also contributed to The Wall Street Journal during her Newswires tenure. Earlier, Suzanne worked as... Read More →

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Vanessa Colella

Global Head of Venture Investing and Strategic Growth Initiatives, Citi Ventures
Vanessa Colella leads a team at Citi Ventures that invests in and works with startups to help bring their technologies to market and drive growth for Citi. Colella also oversees Citi’s efforts to identify and develop technology for new and future customers’ needs.
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Mikael Rapaport

Co-Founder and CEO, Peerform
Mikael Rapaport co-founded Peerform, a peer-to-peer lending platform, in 2011.  Earlier, he was head of structured credit Derivatives at global financial services firm, Cantor Fitzgerald.  He has also held positions at ICAP North America and Bear Stearns.
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Josh Reich

Founder and CEO, Simple
Josh Reich founded Simple in 2009 (formerly BankSimple), a company that is working to redesign banking by using technology to help people worry less about money. Josh’s career has spanned marketing analytics and quantitative finance, including running a data mining consulting firm and a quantitative strategy group at a $10 billion fund.

Friday October 9, 2015 1:45pm - 2:45pm
CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, Room 308 219 W 40th St, New York, NY 10018

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