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FinTech and Blockchain are Now Part of the CloudEXPO New York Program

FinTech Is Now Part of the CloudEXPO New York Program

Financial enterprises in New York City, London, Singapore, and other world financial capitals are embracing a new generation of smart, automated FinTech that eliminates many cumbersome, slow, and expensive intermediate processes from their businesses.

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Accordingly, attendees at the upcoming 22nd CloudEXPO | DXWorldEXPO November 12-13, 2018 in New York City will find fresh new content in two new tracks called:

  • FinTechEXPO
  • New York Blockchain Event

which will incorporate FinTech and Blockchain, as well as machine learning, artificial intelligence and deep learning in these two distinct tracks.

FinTech brings efficiency as well as the ability to deliver new services and a much improved customer experience throughout the global financial services industry. FinTech is a natural fit with cloud computing, as new services are quickly developed, deployed, and scaled on public, private, and hybrid clouds.

More than US$20 billion in venture capital is being invested in FinTech this year. We're pleased to bring you the latest FinTech developments as an integral part of our program.

FinTechEXPO New York Blockchain Event

In addition to 22 Keynotes and General Sessions, attend all FinTechEXPO Blockchain "education sessions" plus 40 in two tracks: (1) Enterprise Cloud (2) Digital Transformation. PRICE EXPIRES AUGUST 31, 2018. Ticket prices: ($295-Aug 31) ($395-Oct 31) ($495-Nov 12) ($995-Walk-in) Does NOT include lunch.

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Andrew Keys is Co-Founder of ConsenSys Enterprise. He comes to ConsenSys Enterprise with capital markets, technology and entrepreneurial experience. Previously, he worked for UBS investment bank in equities analysis. Later, he was responsible for the creation and distribution of life settlement products to hedge funds and investment banks. After, he co-founded a revenue cycle management company where he learned about Bitcoin and eventually Ethereum.

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Andrew's role at ConsenSys Enterprise is a multi-faceted approach of strategy and enterprise business development.

Andrew graduated from Loyola University in Maryland and University of Auckland with degrees in economics and international finance.

Accelerating Blockchain's Mainstream Adoption

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There's no doubt that blockchain technology is a powerful tool for the enterprise, but bringing it mainstream has not been without challenges. As VP of Technology at 8base, Andrei is working to make developing a blockchain application accessible to anyone. With better tools, entrepreneurs and developers can work together to quickly and effectively launch applications that integrate smart contracts and blockchain technology. This will ultimately accelerate blockchain adoption on a global scale.

Eric Taylor, a Former Hacker, Reveals What He's Learned About Cybersecurity

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Taylor's life as a hacker began when he was just 12 years old and playing video games at home.
Russian hackers are notorious for their hacking skills, but one American says he hacked a Russian cyber gang at just 15 years old.

Kill the Middleman with a Blockchain

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Blockchain is a new buzzword that promises to revolutionize the way we manage data. If the data is stored in a blockchain there is no need for a middleman - the distributed database is stored on multiple and there is no need to have a centralized server that will ensure that the transactions can be trusted.

The best way to understand how a blockchain works is to build one. During this presentation, we'll start with covering the basics (hash, nounce, block, smart contracts) and then we'll create a simple blockchain and a web client for it.

Disclaimer. This presentation is not about bitcoins, and it won't make you rich overnight.

How Blockchain Can Transform the Mortgage Industry

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We are in a digital age however when one looks for their dream home, the mortgage process can take as long as 60 days to complete. Not what we expect in a time where processes are known to take place swiftly and seamlessly.

Enterprise IoT Has Created Smart Cities and a New Economy

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Enterprises have taken advantage of IoT to achieve important revenue and cost advantages. What is less apparent is how incumbent enterprises operating at scale have, following success with IoT, built analytic, operations management and software development capabilities - ranging from autonomous vehicles to manageable robotics installations.

Monetizing the Cloud: Protection and Assertion of Intellectual Property

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As the fourth industrial revolution continues to march forward, key questions remain related to the protection of software, cloud, AI, and automation intellectual property.

Cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin, and Nano Crimes: A Looming Dark Cloud?

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  • It cannot be overseen or regulated by any one administrator, like a government or bank.
  • Currently, there is no government regulation on them which also means there is no government safeguards over them.
  • Although many are looking at Bitcoin to put money into, it would be wise to proceed with caution.
  • Regular central banks are watching it and deciding whether or not to make them illegal (Criminalize them) and therefore make them worthless and eliminate them as competition.
  • ICOs (Initial Coin Offerings) are something most have no idea as to what it means and how you utilize it.
  • Where is the "Stamp of Approval" or "Stamp of Legitimacy" on some of these Bitcoin websites (how do you know you are not dealing with a scammer?)

Cloud Transformation in Finance, Blockchain, and Beyond

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Tom's career has been fueled by the drive to be a part of innovation that disrupts the status quo and aligns community, government, and infrastructure. He brings that same ethos to his current focus in the crypto sphere and blockchain industry.  "While there is quite a bit to be excited about when it comes to distributed ledgers and new token models, my true passion lies in creating and building technologies that have a compelling impact and knowing that my efforts are more than just ‘business.' These are innovations that will ultimately help shape the future."

The Blockchain Benchmark - The Authoritative Global Study on What's Up, What's Down and What's Next with Blockchain

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The Blockchain Benchmark asks and answers the questions many people want to know about the state of Blockchain: What are the biggest barriers? What was your motivation to get involved? When will it mainstream? Who are the true influencers? What are its top use cases? Who will win over the next 5 years? How will the future unfold? And 20+ other valuable questions.

Culled from responses from 400+ leading global thinkers, leaders and practitioners from 30+ countries, the Blockchain Benchmark is one of the most ambitious studies on monitoring the sentiment, beliefs and future bets on the industry worldwide. If you want to see the "Blockchain forest thought the trees", you need to get and see the Blockchain Benchmark.

Blockchain's Most Overlooked Application - The Intersection of Hope and Hype

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Blockchain has numerous revolutionary ambitions, but technology hasn't evolved enough to make them practical. What is the best use of blockchain technology today? How are asset owners and managers looking at blockchain to transform ownership structures? How will blockchain technology allow global investors to access new markets? What kinds of companies will take advantage of blockchain technology as a more efficient way to raise capital?

Rob Nance founded CityBlock Capital to use blockchain technology to connect global capital with "last mile investors" in cities across the world. CityBlock connects global investors with top tier venture capitalists using blockchain technology.

The Burning Blockchain Question - Should I Be Looking At It?

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Blockchain is a fascinating technology, that could potentially have transformative impact on a variety of industries. Whenever a new technology hits the high points of hype, everyone starts talking about it like it will solve all their business problems. Sadly, frequently without even looking at what problem they are trying to solve. This paper discusses, from a business perspective, what scenarios and challenges to could be a signal that you should be looking at blockchain as a potential vehicle to solve those challenges.

Lessons Learned as Businesses Exchange Value and Information with Blockchain Technologies

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Are you curious about the future of Blockchain? Viewed as both an opportunity and a threat, Blockchain technology is allowing your business to reimagine business networks and the fundamental ways they exchange value and information. Blockchain has shifted from hype to reality across many industries including Financial Services, Supply Chain, Retail, Healthcare and Government. Supported by the Linux Foundation's open source, open-standards based Hyperledger Project, Blockchain has the potential to improve regulatory compliance, reduce cost as well as advance trade. Come to this session to understand what the future holds for Blockchain by taking a closer look at lessons learned and recent innovations.

The Digital Customer Journey in Fintech and Beyond

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Digital Transformation is much more than a buzzword. The radical shift to digital mechanisms for almost every process is evident across all industries and verticals. This is often especially true in financial services, where the legacy environment is many times unable to keep up with the rapidly shifting demands of the consumer. The constant pressure to provide complete, omnichannel delivery of customer-facing solutions to meet both regulatory and customer demands is putting enormous pressure on organizations of all sizes and in every line of business. Fintech is a constant battleground for this technology expanding trend and the lessons learned here can be applied anywhere. Digital transformation isn't going to go away and the need for greater understanding and skills around managing, guiding, and understanding the greater landscape of change is required for effective transformations.

Blockchain and Decentralization: Securing IoT

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Product connectivity goes hand and hand these days with increased use of personal data. New IoT devices are becoming more personalized than ever before.

In his session at 22nd Cloud ExpoDXWorld Expo, Nicolas Fierro, CEO of MIMIR Blockchain Solutions, will discuss how in order to protect your data and privacy, IoT applications need to embrace Blockchain technology for a new level of product security never before seen - or needed.

Blockchain - A Bridge for the Masses

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In a environment where increased digitalization is driving new business models, creating more efficiencies in existing ones and cost-savings across sectors, blockchain is finally becoming mainstream. To fully reach its potential though we must embrace even more security and scalable infrastructure solutions to allow blockchain access be as easy as opening up a website - with the security it needs 24/7 and without fear of latency.

CloudEXPODevOpsSUMMITDXWorldEXPO 2018 New York will be held November 12-13, 2018 in New York City.

Digital Transformation (DX) is a major focus with the introduction of DXWorldEXPO within the program. Successful transformation requires a laser focus on being data-driven and on using all the tools available that enable transformation if they plan to survive over the long term.

A total of 88% of Fortune 500 companies from a generation ago are now out of business. Only 12% still survive. Similar percentages are found throughout enterprises of all sizes.

Our Top 200 Digital Transformation Sponsors

Last year, 43 sponsors104 exhibitors, and over 200 DX companies participated at CloudEXPO | DevOpsSUMMIT | DXWorldEXPO, more than any other similar event in the world. This year we launched our conference conference website and conference schedule on May 12, 2018, exactly six months before our November 12-13 New York event dates.

View our Top 200 Digital Transformation Sponsors ▸ Here

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We are offering early bird savings on all ticket types where you can save significant amount of money by purchasing your conference tickets today.

Speaking Opportunities Here

This year we are presenting a MEGA faculty of 222 rockstar speakers. Submit your speaking proposal which will be instantly shared with conference advisory board. All accepted proposals are confirmed within six hours of paper submission.

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Contact us with you sponsorship and exhibit inquiry. We will answer all your questions and work with you to identify the best option based on your goals.

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2018 Conference Agenda, Our MEGA Faculty of 222 Rockstar Speakers

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DXWordEXPO New York 2018, DevOpsSUMMIT New York 2018 and CloudEXPO New York 2018 agenda will present 222 rockstar faculty members, 200 sessions and 22 keynotes and general sessions in 10 distinct conference tracks.

  • Cloud-Native | Serverless
  • DevOpsSummit
  • FinTechEXPO - New York Blockchain Event
  • CloudEXPO - Enterprise Cloud
  • DXWorldEXPO - Digital Transformation (DX)
  • Smart Cities | IoT | IIoT
  • AI | Machine Learning | Cognitive Computing
  • BigData | Analytics
  • The API Enterprise | Mobility | Security
  • Hot Topics

CloudEXPO | DevOpsSUMMIT | DXWorldEXPO 2018 New York cover all of these tools, with the most comprehensive program and with 222 rockstar speakers throughout our industry presenting 22 Keynotes and General Sessions, 200 Breakout Sessions along 10 Tracks, as well as our signature Power Panels. Our Expo Floor brings together the world's leading companies throughout the world of Cloud Computing, DevOps, FinTech, Digital Transformation, and all they entail.

As your enterprise creates a vision and strategy that enables you to create your own unique, long-term success, learning about all the technologies involved is essential. Companies today not only form multi-cloud and hybrid cloud architectures, but create them with built-in cognitive capabilities.

Cloud-Native thinking is now the norm in financial services, manufacturing, telco, healthcare, transportation, energy, media, entertainment, retail and other consumer industries, as well as the public sector.

CloudEXPO is the world's most influential technology event where Cloud Computing was coined over a decade ago and where technology buyers and vendors meet to experience and discuss the big picture of Digital Transformation and all of the strategies, tactics, and tools they need to realize their goals.

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Sponsorship Opportunities

CloudEXPO | DevOpsSUMMIT | DXWorldEXPO are together the single event where technology buyers and vendors meet to experience and discus cloud computing and all that it entails. For more than a decade, sponsors and exhibitors of CloudEXPO | DevOpsSUMMIT | DXWorldEXPO benefit from unmatched branding, profile building and lead generation opportunities through:

  • Featured on-site presentation and ongoing on-demand webcast exposure to a captive audience of industry decision-makers
  • Showcase exhibition during our new extended dedicated expo hours
  • Breakout Session Priority scheduling for Sponsors that have been guaranteed a 40-minute technical session
  • Online advertising on 4,5 million article pages in SYS-CON's leading i-Technology Publications
  • Capitalize on our Comprehensive Marketing efforts leading up to the show with print mailings, e-newsletters and extensive online media coverage
  • Unprecedented PR Coverage: Unmatched editorial coverage on Cloud Computing Journal
  • Tweetup to over 127,000 plus Twitter followers
  • Press releases sent on major wire services to over 500 industry analysts

Secrets of Our Most Popular Sponsors and Exhibitors ▸ Here

Secrets of Our Most Popular Speakers Here

For more information on sponsorship, exhibit, and keynote opportunities call us at 954 242-0444 or contact us ▸ Here

Speaking Opportunities Open

The upcoming 22nd International CloudEXPO | DevOpsSUMMIT | DXWorldEXPO, November 12-13, 2018 in New York City, NY announces that its Call For Papers for speaking opportunities is now open. We reply to all accepted speaking proposals within six hours.

About DXWorldEXPO LLC

DXWorldEXPO LLC is a Lighthouse Point, Florida-based trade show company and the creator of DXWorldEXPO - Digital Transformation Conference & Expo. The company produces and presents the world's most influential technology events including CloudEXPO, DevOpsSUMMIT, FinTechEXPO - Blockchain Event.

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Zakia co-founded DXWorldEXPO LLC in April 2017, the most influential technology conference that owns five of the world's top 50 digital information brands according the Onalytica. DXWorldEXPO LLC acquired worldwide trademarks of CloudEXPO, BigDataEXPO, DevOpsSUMMIT, ThingsEXPO, Ulitzer, and SYS-CON.com portal with five million articles. DXWorldEXPO LLC launched DXWorldEXPO in November 2018. The first international DX event presents 10 simultaneous tracks, 22 keynotes and general sessions, and 222 speakers of the world's most respected Digital Transformation faculty.

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