Biz2Credit announced on Tuesday it is teaming up with Columbia Business School to host the inaugural conference of Frontiers of Digital Finance on May 31st at Lerner Hall of Columbia University’s campus in New York City.
According to Biz2Credit and Columbia Business School, the conference will focus on digital finance adoption, digital business models, and data analytics, while also addressing key trends that are currently impacting the fintech industry. The event will also highlight issues in digital credit/lending and payments, asset management, insurance, block chain, regulation, risk analytics and AI/machine learning. While sharing more details about the conference, Biz2Credit Co-founder and CEO, Rohit Arora, stated:
“The conference will drive a robust discussion among industry leaders, policy makers and academics on where the FinTech industry stands today, what policy implications surround digital finance growth, and how proprietary, integrated, and open systems are changing the structure and delivery of financial services. We believe the Frontiers of Digital Finance conference will provide actionable insights from the top experts in the industry to build a knowledge ecosystem and accelerate adoption of digital innovation among banks and other financial institutions to better serve their customers.”
Melina Robbana, Program Director, Program for Financial Studies at Columbia Business School, added:
“Financial services firms worldwide are grappling with unprecedented opportunities and challenges in digital finance due to changing customer expectations, new technology and regulations in flux.The Frontiers of Digital Finance conference will bring together perspectives from a wide range of senior business leaders and experts in the FinTech space and create a stronger foundation for accelerated growth in these areas.”
The organizations then added that an estimated 250 participants, comprising senior executives from leading banks and other financial institutions and service providers, fintech investors and innovators, as well as Columbia Business School alumni and students are scheduled to attend. Participants will have the opportunity to speak and hear about practical experiences, challenges, and opportunities in digital finance from speakers and panelists from a broad range of global financial services businesses.