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Blockchain and its Impact on the Financial Services Industry
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When: Wednesday, July 13th, 2016
12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Where: CanChamHK Boardroom
Unit 1301 Kinwick Centre
32 Hollywood Road
Hong Kong
Contact: Hannah Taylor

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Blockchain and its Impact on the Financial Services Industry

Members: HK$200
Non-Members: HK$300
(light lunch included)
About the Event:
Reaching beyond bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, Blockchain technology becomes a disintermediation to the financial service industry. According to the Wall Street journal , “At a time when companies face new challenges in data management and security, [blockchain] is emerging as a way to let companies make and verify transactions on a network instantaneously without a central authority.” So how will this impact the financial services industry?
In this event, the Financial Services Committee presents Mr. Alex Medana, CEO of WIP Solutions Ltd who will discuss:
  • Blockchain in simple terms
  • KYC 2.0 the advent of digital ID
  • How blockchain changes the Funds ecosystem
  • How blockchain changes Post-Trade
  • Risks and challenges
About the Speaker:
Alex Medana
CEO of WIP Solutions Ltd
FINTECH Advisor of The Asian Banker
With 17 years of relevant experience in the securities industry, Alex has held a number of key management roles in Global Tier 1 financial institutions in Operations across various asset classes, client segments, business lines and locations particularly in post-trade.
Alex is a regular public speaker at financial services forums and a sought after mentor for his plain-talking ways to simplify complex issues.
His front-to-back knowledge of regulations, inner workings of banks, brokers and buy sides with his uncanny drive for simplification through a lean methodology approach is a great asset to take start-ups from concept to market.
His work in Fintech is at the forefront of the blockchain revolution where he focusses his energy and experience on what financial as well as non-financial institutions may achieve “Next Monday” in a controlled and practical fashion by delivering Proof-of-Concepts that can be scaled up in an agile way away from the hype.




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