China is changing the nature of money and borrowing heavily from cryptocurrency to cement its role as the world's financial technology leader. Join AmCham Shanghai's Financial Services' FinTech sub-committee event on Thursday, August 5 from 12:00 to 1:30 pm for a talk with Rich Turrin, the best-selling author of Cashless: China's Digital Currency Revolution and Innovation Lab Excellence. Turrin will offer comprehensive analysis of China's digital payment systems to help you better prepare for the rise of digital currencies.
During the talk, Rich will reveal how:
· China's digital currency can help you better predict and navigate the cashless future coming to the US—and the world.
· Your company may be tempted to use China's digital currency to make cross-border payments.
· The EU, UK, Japan and India are developing digital currencies.
· Digital payments will change our relationship with money and promote financial inclusion.
About the speaker:
Rich Turrin is the international best-selling author of Cashless: China's Digital Currency Revolution and Innovation Lab Excellence. He is an award-winning executive previously heading fintech teams at IBM, following a twenty-year career heading trading teams at global investment banks. Living in Shanghai for the last decade, Rich experienced China going cashless first-hand and has a unique combination of banking and technology skills that allow him to bring the exciting story to life. Rich is an independent consultant whose views on China's fintech developments are widely sought by international media and private clients. Learn more at www.RichTurrin.com