The
Capital Meets Policy
DialogueTM (Annual Flagship Programme)

By Invitation Only

Time

Tuesday 5 November, (Timing TBC)

Venue

TBC

"Where regulators, policy makers, and global investors converge to shape the future of financial technology."

The Capital Meets Policy Dialogue is Asia's premier annual summit between senior policymakers and major capital providers. It brings the most influential voices on both sides together to debate solutions to the most pressing issues facing capital investment, value creation and policymaking.

 

Woven intentionally close to a technology theme with high potential for growth and value creation, the dialogue aims to inform and develop an early outlook for the coming year.

Jack-Lee

Jack Lee

Founding Managing Partner

HCM Capital

Jack Lee

Founding Managing Partner

Mr. Lee founded HCM Capital as Managing Partner. Over the past six years, HCM has been focusing on digital asset and fintech space inlcuding Bitcoin ecosystem in recent years. Mr. Lee successfully invested a few early-stage investments in the US, including Digital Currency Group (“100 Most Influential Companies” by TIME 2021), Galaxy (TSX listed), Figure Technologies, and Abra, etc., where the last three he also served as Board member for years. In 2019 and 2020, Forbes awarded Foxconn on global “Blockchain 50” list for two consecutive years, while Mr. Lee was named as the key leader for its initiatives. Besides, he’s nominated as Fellow at Singapore University of Social Science.

Prior to HCM Capital, he spent seven years at Foxconn Technology Group where he led strategic investments and acquisitions to strengthen Foxconn's value proposition across technology arena. Prior to that, he worked as an investment banker at JPMorgan and Citi in Taiwan.

Mr. Lee received his MBA degree from UCLA Anderson School and a BBA from National Taiwan University.

Jo-Ann-Barefoot

Jo Ann Barefoot

Co-founder & CEO

Alliance for Innovative Regulation

Jo Ann Barefoot

Co-founder & CEO

 Jo Ann Barefoot is CEO & Cofounder of the Alliance for Innovative Regulation, host of the global podcast show Barefoot Innovation, and Senior Fellow Emerita at the Harvard University Kennedy School Center for Business & Government. She has been Deputy Comptroller of the Currency, partner at KPMG, Co-Chairman of Treliant Risk Advisors, and a staff member at the U.S. Senate Banking Committee. She serves on the board of Oportun; on the fintech advisory committee of FINRA; on the California Blockchain Working Group Advisory Board; and on the Milken Institute U.S. FinTech Advisory Committee. She is Cofounder of Hummingbird RegTech.

Previously, Jo Ann served on the CFPB’s Consumer Advisory Board and chaired the board of the Financial Health Network. She now serves on the boards of FinRegLab and the National Foundation for Credit Counseling. She has published nearly 200 articles and is a popular keynote speaker, addressing thousands of people annually throughout the world.

Jo Ann was named Fintech Woman of the Year in 2021 by Finovate, recognized as a senior leader on the Women in FinTech Powerlist 2021 by Innovate Finance, and selected to the Forbes list of 50 Over 50. The prior year she was inducted into the Fintech Hall of Fame by CB Insights. In 2021, AIR was honored in Fast Company's World-Changing Ideas awards.

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Jonathan Larsen

Chief Innovation Officer of Ping An Group, Chairman & CEO of Ping An Global Voyager Fund

Ping An Group

Jonathan Larsen

Chief Innovation Officer of Ping An Group, Chairman & CEO of Ping An Global Voyager Fund

Jonathan Larsen is Chief Innovation Officer of Ping An Group and Chairman and CEO of the Ping An Global Voyager Fund.

 

He has been at the leading edge of the financial services industry for 31 years and brings a unique blend of strategic vision, operational depth, and understanding of the new technology landscape. Jonathan spent 18 years at Citigroup where he was most recently Global Head of the firm’s Retail Banking and Mortgage businesses, generating ~$12Bn in Revenues and spanning 19 countries. Prior to Citi, Jonathan was a Principal in the Financial Services Practice of global management consulting firm, Booz Allen & Hamilton where he spent eight years advising large banks and other financial institutions across Asia, Australia and New Zealand and in the United States and Europe.

Jonathan is a Distinguished Fellow of the Institute of Banking and Finance, Singapore and was named Retail Banker of the Year in 2011 by Asian Banker magazine. He has been widely quoted in major business publications including the Financial Times, Bloomberg, Reuters, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, the Economist as well as local media throughout Asia Pacific. Jonathan holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) from the University of Melbourne.

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Jorge Familiar

Vice President and Treasurer

World Bank

Jorge Familiar

Vice President and Treasurer

Jorge Familiar, a Mexican national, has more than 20 years of leadership experience in economic development, finance, and corporate governance. As Vice President and Treasurer of the World Bank, he leads a global team of professionals in the prudent management of debt and asset portfolios for institutions in the World Bank Group (WBG) and over 70 clients. He is responsible for capital markets operations and oversees annual funding programs of US$60 to 70 billion through bonds issued by IBRD and IDA.  He also leads the World Bank Treasury’s capacity building, advisory and capital market intermediation services in financial analytics, asset management, and financial solutions for its clients. As Pension Finance Administrator of the World Bank Group, he supervises the investment and administration of the WBG pension plans with almost US$40 billion assets under management invested in a diverse pool of asset classes. Before joining the World Bank Treasury, he served in multiple roles in the World Bank Group: as a member of the Board of Executive Directors; Vice President for the Latin America and Caribbean Region; WBG Corporate Secretary; and Vice President for Finance and WBG Controller. Starting January 2022, Mr. Familiar is a Trustee at the IFRS Foundation, a public interest organization established to develop a single set of high-quality, understandable, enforceable, and globally acceptable accepted accounting and sustainability disclosure standards. He holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting and a master’s degree in finance from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México, where he graduated with honors.

Dr-Mihály-Patai

Dr Mihály Patai

Deputy Governor

The Central Bank of Hungary

Dr Mihály Patai

Deputy Governor

Dr. Mihály Patai has been Deputy Governor of the Magyar Nemzeti Bank (The Central Bank of Hungary), and Member of the Monetary Council from 22 April 2019. Until April 2019 he was the President of the Hungarian Banking Association, and the Chairman & CEO of UniCredit Bank Hungary since 2006. From 1996 to 2006, he was Chairman&CEO of Allianz Hungaria Insurance. From 1993 to 1995, he served as Executive Director of Kereskedelmi Bank, and from 1988 to 1993, he worked as assistant to the Executive Director of World Bank.

He graduated from the Budapest University of Economics. He studied under scholarships in London, Vienna and Moscow.

He is the Chairman of the Budapest Stock Exchange, Chairman of the Board of Directors at GIRO Zrt. and Vice President of the Hungarian Economic Association.

Pradyumna-Agrawal

Pradyumna Agrawal

Managing Director, Investment (Blockchain)

Temasek International Pte Ltd

Pradyumna Agrawal

Managing Director, Investment (Blockchain)

Pradyumna Agrawal (Prady) is a Managing Director at Temasek and is currently responsible for Temasek’s blockchain venture building efforts and investments, with a focus on programmable money, digital asset tokenisation, decentralised identity and data, and Web 3 applications.

Prady is a Founding Team Member of LemmaTree, Affinidi, GoodWorker, Trustana, Marketnode, Partior, Menyala and Superscrypt, and represents Temasek on the Boards of these companies. He is also a Board Member of Pine Labs. He has previously represented Temasek on the Diem Council and the Boards of C2FO and GoJek.

Prady joined Temasek in 2013 and before his current role, he was involved in global financial services investing at Temasek, including the Americas, Southeast Asia, India, Middle East and Africa.

Prior to joining Temasek, Prady was with Morgan Stanley as Vice President, Investment Banking. He started his career as an Analyst with Sharad Dalal & Co and has worked at Arthur Andersen and Ernst & Young.

Prady graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce from University of Mumbai, is a qualified Chartered Accountant from India and holds a Master of Business Administration from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.

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Professor Sarah Hammer

Professor and Managing Director

The Wharton School and the University of Pennsylvania Law School

Professor Sarah Hammer

Professor and Managing Director

Professor Sarah Hammer is Managing Director of the Center for Innovation in Finance and Senior Director of the Alternative Investments Program at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. In these roles, she focuses her efforts on private capital investments and financial technology. Pf. Hammer also leads Cypher Blockchain Accelerator and Cypher Digital Asset Incubator — the premier global corporate accelerator and incubator for web3 businesses — as well as The Blockchain Laboratory at the Wharton School. Pf. Hammer is also Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, teaching an upper-level juris doctor course on financial regulation. 

Previously, Pf. Hammer was Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Financial Institutions and Director of the Office of Financial Institutions Policy at the United States Department of the Treasury. In this role, she led and directed the Department’s policy responsibilities involving financial institutions, as well as oversaw the Federal Insurance Office and the Office of Critical Infrastructure Protection and Compliance Policy (cybersecurity). 

Pf. Hammer has held various leadership positions throughout financial services in general management, portfolio management, trading, marketing, research, and analytics at the Vanguard Group, PIMCO, JP Morgan Chase, BlackRock, and Tudor Investments. 

Pf. Hammer earned a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and a Master of Studies from Oxford University. She is a Harry S. Truman Scholar and a Member of the American Law Institute. 

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Dr Serey Chea

Governor

National Bank of Cambodia

Dr Serey Chea

Governor

Serey Chea is the Governor of the National Bank of Cambodia. She is passionate about financial inclusion and women economic empowerment. Achievements under her leadership include the establishment of Credit Bureau Cambodia in 2012 that propelled Cambodia's Ease of Access to Finance to number 7 worldwide in 2017 by the World Bank, the introduction of Bakong, a national backbone payment system using DLT allowing interoperability amongst all financial service providers making financial services more accessible and affordable, and the introduction of financial literacy into the general education program. Serey hold a PhD in economics and is a member of the Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum.

Sheila-Bair

Sheila Bair

Former Chair, FDIC, Senior Fellow, Center for Financial Stability & Senior Advisor and Founding Chair, Systemic Risk Council

Sheila Bair

Former Chair, FDIC, Senior Fellow, Center for Financial Stability & Senior Advisor and Founding Chair, Systemic Risk Council

Sheila Bair has had a long and distinguished career in government, academia, and finance.  Twice named by Forbes Magazine as the second most powerful woman in the world, she is perhaps best known as Chair of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) from 2006 to 2011, when she steered the agency through the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression.  For her efforts to protect bank depositors and homeowners during the crisis, she received the Kennedy Library's Profiles In Courage Award, and was named the "little guy's protector in chief" by Time Magazine. A former finance professor and college president, Ms. Bair has been nationally recognized for her innovative initiatives to make college more accessible and affordable.  She is a frequent commentator and op-ed contributor on financial regulation and the student debt crisis, as well as author of the NY Times Best Seller, Bull by the Horns, her 2012 memoir of the financial crisis.  She is also author of Albert Whitman’s Money Tales series for young people.  https://www.amazon.com/author/sheilabair

Ms. Bair currently serves on the board of Bunge Ltd, as Deputy Chair and Chair of the Corporate Governance and Nominations Committee, and Lion Electric, as Chair of the Nominations and Governance Committee.  She is also a member of the International Advisory Board to the Santander Group, serves on the board of Paxos, a blockchain technology trust company, and as an advisor to several fintech startups.  Her past corporate boards include Fannie Mae, where she served as the first woman Chair; Thomson Reuters, where she chaired the Risk Committee; and Host Hotels.  She is a founding director of the Volcker Alliance, established by former Federal Reserve Board Chair Paul Volcker to build trust in government and is the founding chair of the Systemic Risk Council, which advocates for financial stability.  She is also a trustee of Economists for Peace and Security and serves as Senior Advisor to the Peter G. Peterson Foundation on financial issues confronting young people.

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Soraya Hakuziyaremye

Deputy Governor

National Bank of Rwanda

Soraya Hakuziyaremye

Deputy Governor

Hon. Soraya Munyana HAKUZIYAREMYE was appointed Deputy Governor of the National Bank of Rwanda in March 2021. 

Prior to that, she served as Rwanda's Minister of Trade and Industry from October 2018 to March 2021; she began her tenure as a Cabinet Member right after her time as Senior Vice President in the Financial Institutions/Financial Markets Risk Department at ING Bank in London.

Hon. Soraya M. HAKUZIYAREMYE has had an extensive career in global banking; she worked in various positions at BNP Paribas Group in Paris, Fortis Bank and the Bank of New York Mellon in Brussels. She also served as Senior Advisor to Rwanda’s Minister of Foreign Affairs from 2012 to 2014.

She holds a postgraduate degree in International Management from the Thunderbird Graduate School of Global Management in the U.S., as well as a Masters in Business Engineering (Ingénieur de Gestion) from the Solvay Business School at the Université Libre de Bruxelles in Belgium.

Tai-Panich

Tai Panich

CEO and CIO

SCB 10X

Tai Panich

CEO and CIO

Tai joined SCB 10X since the beginning in 2020 as CIO.  She is currently CEO & CIO of SCB 10X, the digital technology investment arm of Siam Commercial Bank in Thailand.

Tai has over 20 years of experience working and investing in the technology sector in Silicon Valley, New York, and Singapore. Her expertise is investing in technology companies (both private and public) in AI, Robotics, Semiconductor, Enterprise Software & Hardware, Internet & Media, Fintech and blockchain. Prior to SCB 10X, she was a Portfolio Manager at Pictet Asset Management, where she specialized in investment in publicly-listed technology companies in Asia. 

Tai started her career as a design engineer at SiByte, a Silicon Valley microprocessor startup, where she was one of the early employees. SiByte was acquired for $2.2B by Broadcom.

Tai was awarded the prestigious King’s Scholarship to study abroad. She graduated with honors from MIT, where she earned Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Timothy-Adams

Timothy Adams

President & CEO

Institute of International Finance (IIF)

Timothy Adams

President & CEO

 

Tim Adams currently serves as President and CEO of the Institute of International Finance (IIF) since January 2013. Prior to joining the IIF, Mr. Adams was Managing Director of The Lindsey Group, an economic advisory firm based in Washington, DC. Previously, he served as Under Secretary for International Affairs at the U.S. Department of Treasury. In 1993, Mr. Adams co-founded the G-7 Group, a Washington-based advisory firm and later headed their Washington operation as Managing Director. Mr. Adams holds a B.S. in Finance, a Masters in Public Administration, and an M.A. in International Relations from the University of Kentucky.

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T.V. Mohandas Pai

Chairman

Aarin Capital & 3one4 Capital

T.V. Mohandas Pai

Chairman

Over a career spanning 40 years, Mohandas Pai has served in the areas of finance, accounting, information technology, human resources, education, corporate governance, social impact innovation, environmental conservation, policy formulation, heritage preservation, philanthropy, and the venture and startup ecosystem.

Mohan is currently the Chairman of Aarin Capital, Chairman of Manipal Global Education, Member of the Boards of Havells India and the Institute of Public Enterprises, Member of the Board of Governors of the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF), Governing Council Member of the Centre for Advanced Financial Research and Learning (CAFRAL) promoted by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Chairman of the Regulatory and Financial Technology Committee of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (“SEBI”).

He was awarded the Padma Shri award by the President of India in 2015 and the Karnataka Rajyotsava Award in 2008.

Mohan was previously a Board Member and the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Infosys over a span of 17 years, an Investment Committee Member of the SIDBI India Aspiration Fund and the INR 10,000 Cr (USD 1.8 Billion) India Fund of Funds, a Board Member of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (“SEBI”), a Member of the Board of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) of India and the Ascendas Property Fund – the Trustee-Manager of Ascendas India Trust, Trustee of the International Financial Reporting Standards (“IFRS”) Foundation, Chairman of the FICCI Skills Committee and Higher Education Committee, President of the All India Management Association (AIMA), and Founder-Trustee of the Akshaya Patra Foundation.

Mohan holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce as a University Rank Holder from St. Joseph’s College of Commerce, Bangalore, a bachelor’s degree in law (LLB) from Bangalore University, and is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India as an All-India Rank Holder. He is based in Bangalore, India.

Dialogue Invitees: Senior leaders & decision-makers
(C-Suite, Managing Director, Partner Level)

Capital Providers, Arrangers & Facilitators

  • Venture Capitalists and Private Equity
  • Corporate Venture Capital and Corporate M&A
  • Single / Multi-family Offices
  • UHNWIs / HNWI
  • Investment Banking
  • Private Wealth
  • Law Firms
  • Representatives from Development Finance Institutions
  • Representatives from Sovereign Wealth Funds, Pension Funds, Insurers and other Financial Institutions

Policymakers, Think Tanks & Multi-Laterals

  • Senior Regulators
  • Senior Central Bank Officials
  • Senior Finance Ministry Officials
  • Industry Association Leaders
  • Industry Think Tank Leaders
  • Multi-Lateral Agency Leaders

Featured Speakers

  • Navin Suri

    Navin Suri

    Advisor to the Board of Directors

    Elevandi

    Navin Suri

    Advisor to the Board of Directors

    Navin is hooked to building new doors, writing new playbooks, and creating new enterprise value.

    He was named to the prestigious Global Top 30 Accelerating Entrepreneurs by Ernst & Young. Earlier, he received the Best Business Turnaround Award across APAC at ING and helmed a country top 30 Best Place to Work in India. At Citi, he steered rapid distribution-led growth organic growth across APAC based out of Singapore. At Bank of New York Mellon’s investment management arm, he architected a late APAC market entry for the firm’s retail foray, based out of Hong Kong. He brings significant experience across Retail Banking, Wealth & Asset Management, and across B2C, B2B, and B2B2C business models.

    Currently, Navin serves on the Board of Directors at Nomura Asset Mgmt., Taiwan, and as Advisor to the Board of Directors at Elevandi, the non-profit set up by the Monetary Authority of Singapore and home to the world’s largest annual FinTech festival. He serves on two Expert Panels at Wealth Mgmt. Institute (founded by GIC & Temasek), Singapore.

    More recently, he’s built two banking technology start-ups. One, on a mission to help 15,000+ mid-small tier banks to accelerate digital transformation by leveraging the world’s 1st Digital Twin for banks, developed by his team. Two, he is also co-creator of the global API-Exchange APIX, which in just 4 short years boasts 1500+ FinTechs and 100+ Financial Institutions from over 70 countries as members.

    In 2022, he conceptualized and hosts the TED-inspired ‘The Founders Peak’ stage, and Podcast, where exceptional start-up founders from around the world share untold stories that have shaped who they are. The stage has hosted founders with an estimated cumulative valuation of over $25Bn, from over 10 countries, from early stage to unicorns, in Singapore (Nov’22), Tokyo (May’23), Kigali (Jun’23), and soon in Copenhagen (Sep’23).

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    Axel Voss

    Member of the European Parliament

    Axel Voss

    Member of the European Parliament

    Axel Voss (CDU) - born in 1963 - studied law at the Universities of Trier, Freiburg and Munich. Since 1994, he is working as a lawyer. From 1994 to 2000, he was a civil advisor at the EU Commission's representation in Germany. Afterwards, he worked for nine years as lecturer for European Affairs at the RheinAhrCampus of the College of Koblenz.

    He became a Member of the European Parliament in 2009, where he represents the Mittelrhein area, which includes the cities of Cologne, Bonn and Leverkusen and the districts Rhein-Sieg and Rhein-Erft. Axel Voss is EPP-coordinator for the Committee on Legal Affairs as well as deputy member of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs and from 2020 to 2022 member and rapporteur in the special Committee on Artificial Intelligence. Besides questions of European Law, his main area of expertise is the digitization of our daily life. For the European People’s Party group, he was among others (shadow-)rapporteur for the new Copyright Directive, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Passenger Name Record Directive (PNR) as well as for the updated Eurojust Regulation. At the moment, he is (shadow-)rapporteur for the AI Act and the Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive.

    Axel Voss is also CDU chair of the regional section Mittelrhein, regional chair of the Europe Union Bonn/Rhein-Sieg and Vice President of the Mérite Européen Friendship and Assistance Association, Germany.

  • Melissa Guzy

    Melissa Guzy

    Co-founder & Managing Partner

    Arbor Ventures

    Melissa Guzy

    Co-founder & Managing Partner

    Melissa C. Guzy is the Founder and Managing Partner of Arbor Ventures. Before founding of Arbor Ventures, Melissa was a Managing Partner and a member of the Investment Committee at VantagePoint Capital Partners, where she invested in early stage technology companies in Asia, Europe and Silicon Valley. Her current board positions include EverCompliant, Fundbox, InCountry, Tabby, Planck Re and TrueAccord. Melissa was the investor board member of Paidy which was acquired by Paypal for $2.88 billion.

    Melissa attended Wellesley College and earned a master’s degree in Finance from the University of Florida. She is the author of the paper “Venture Capital Returns and Public Market Performance.” Melissa is the Co-Chair of the Hong Kong Venture Capital Association (“HKVCA”) Venture Committee, a member of the Board of Directors of the HKVCA and the SVCA and a former member to the Hong Kong SFC on Innovation. Melissa has been recognized as a Top 100 Influencer in Fintech (NxtBnk), AlwaysOn Fintech Power Player, as well as one of the Top 13 Women in Asia of Tech Influencers.

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    Rafat Kapadia

    Elevandi

    Rafat Kapadia

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    Adrienne A. Harris

    Superintendent

    New York Department of Financial Services

    Adrienne A. Harris

    Superintendent

    Adrienne A. Harris was confirmed by the Senate as Superintendent of the New York Department of Financial Services on January 25, 2022.

    Superintendent Harris began her career as an Associate at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York City representing a number of U.S. and non-U.S. based corporations in various forms of litigation and regulatory matters, before accepting a position at the United States Department of the Treasury under President Obama.

    While at the Treasury Department, Superintendent Harris served as a Senior Advisor to both Acting Deputy Secretary and Under Secretary for Domestic Finance Mary Miller, and Deputy Secretary Sarah Bloom Raskin. Her work ranged from financial reform efforts to identifying solutions to the student loan crisis, analyzing the nexus between foreign investment and national security, and working to promote financial inclusion and health in communities throughout the country.

    Following her time at the Treasury Department, Superintendent Harris joined The White House, where she was appointed as Special Assistant to the President for Economic Policy, as part of the National Economic Council. In this role, she managed the financial services portfolio, which included developing and executing strategies for financial reform and the implementation of Dodd-Frank, consumer protections for the American public, cybersecurity and housing finance reform priorities.

    After leaving the White House in January 2017, Superintendent Harris went on to serve as General Counsel and Chief Business Officer at States Title, Inc. (now DOMA), which provides a more simple and affordable closing experience for homebuyers.

    Prior to joining DFS, Superintendent Harris served as a Professor and as Faculty Co-Director at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy's Center on Finance, Law and Policy at the University of Michigan, as well as a Senior Advisor at the Brunswick Group in Washington, D.C.

    Since taking over at DFS, Superintendent Harris has taken decisive actions on defining issues such as climate change, financial inclusion, and New York’s continued leadership on digital currency regulation.

  • Shweta Rajpal Kohli

    Douglas Elliott

    Partner, Co-head of Oliver Wyman Forum Future of Money Initiative

    Oliver Wyman

    Douglas Elliott

    Partner, Co-head of Oliver Wyman Forum Future of Money Initiative

    Mr. Elliott focuses on the intersection of public policy and finance, broadly. He writes extensively on a range of regulatory and other financial policy issues, with a particular emphasis on digital assets policy. He has been a financial institutions investment banker, mostly at JP Morgan; a scholar at the Brookings Institution; and a Visiting Scholar at the IMF. He co-heads the Future of Money Initiative at the Oliver Wyman Forum.

  • Sigal Mandelker

    Sigal Mandelker

    Ribbit Capital

    Sigal Mandelker

    Sigal Mandelker joined Ribbit Capital in April 2020. Ribbit is an investment firm focused on financial services and technology. Prior to Ribbit, she served as Under Secretary of Treasury for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence and as Acting Deputy Secretary.  As Under Secretary, Sigal supervised four main components of Treasury (OFAC, FinCEN, the Office of Intelligence and Analysis, and the Office of Terrorist Financing and Financial Crimes).  Before serving at Treasury, Sigal was a partner at Proskauer in New York.  Sigal also previously served in a number of senior positions in the U.S. government, including as Deputy Assistant Attorney General in the Criminal Division of the Justice Department, an AUSA in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, Counselor to Secretary of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff, and Counsel to the Deputy Attorney General. Sigal is also an Advisor to Chainalysis, is on the Boards of the Crypto Council for Innovation and the Financial Technology Association, is Co-Chair of the Center for a New American Security’s (CNAS) task force on FinTech, Crypto, and National Security, is a Member of the US Holocaust Memorial Museum Council, and Chair of the US Holocaust Memorial Museum's Collections & Acquisitions Committee. 

  • Thomas Dohmke

    Thomas Dohmke

    Chief Executive Officer

    GitHub

    Thomas Dohmke

    Chief Executive Officer

    Fascinated by software development since his childhood in Germany, Thomas Dohmke has built a career building tools developers love and accelerating innovations that are changing software development. Currently, Thomas is Chief Executive Officer of GitHub, where he has overseen the launch of the world's first at-scale AI developer tool, GitHub Copilot -- and now, GitHub Copilot X. Before his time at GitHub, Thomas previously co-founded HockeyApp and led the company as CEO through its acquisition by Microsoft in 2014, and holds a PhD in mechanical engineering from University of Glasgow, UK.