Financial Innovation and Payments Summit 2017

Newport Marriott, Newport, RI
July 30, 2017 - August 1, 2017

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In the wake of the digital financial landscape increasing faster than ever before we are witnessing the transformation of customer expectations and consumption trends as we see the establishment of innovative financial services and products to the market. Opal Group’s Financial Innovation and Payments Summit will address the enterprising and adoption of innovative payments solutions and practices.
This conference will gather leading players and thought leaders that are creating the landscape for the future of the industry. Uniting executives in the payments realm, stakeholders from business end-users, financial and technology services organizations will discuss and explore the key issues and opportunities today.
Attendees will experience:
• Distinguished education via panel sessions and presentations featuring payments and innovation experts
• Networking opportunities for executives and senior-level payments professionals

April 26, 2017

Newport Marriott
Newport Marriott, America's Cup Avenue, Newport, RI, United States

King $334
Double/Double $334
*Prices exclude taxes. Rates are exclusive of 13% tax.
  • Rooms are available only to those participants who are registered conference attendees.
  • The name on the form will be the name of the guest room.
  • Rooms are allocated on a first come first serve basis. Room types/rates are subject to availability.
  • Rooms will not be guaranteed without a credit card.

Registration Pricing

Corporate/ End-User $995
Standard $1,995

*Subject to Opal Group's approval. Eligibility will be verified.

Sponsorship, Exhibition & Speaking Opportunities 212.532.9898

Presented by

Ambassador Kurt Volker, Executive Director, The McCain Institute for International Leadership, Arizona State University

A Few Confirmed Speakers Include:

Title Company
Partner A.T. Kearney
CEO ABLE Markets
Independent Director Alpha Governance Partners LLC, formerly Federal Reserve Board
Managing Director Architech
Emerging Payments & Commerce – Partnerships Bank of America
CEO Berkeley Payment Solutions
Partner Bryan Cave
SVP Mobile Innovation Cachet Financial Solutions
Director of Product Management (Value Added Services) Cayan
President & CEO CCG Catalyst
VP Enterprise Innovation CIBC
General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer Circle Internet Financial
 Managing Director-CIT Small Business Solutions CIT Direct Capital
 Data Content  Citadel
Chief Architect Cognizant
Founder Consensus Systems (ConsenSys)
Vice President-Operations Consumers Credit Union
Head of Digital & Strategic Partnerships Discover Financial Services
President-North America Earthport
Senior Associate Edison Partners
General Manager-Mobile and e-Commerce Equifax
‎Head of Digital Erste Group
‎Chairman Essex Savings Bank
‎Senior Vice President- Treasury & Financial Services Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Founder & CEO Finsophy Inc.
CEO & Founder FinTech Growth Syndicate
VP-Digital Payment Solutions First Data Corporation
General Counsel FS Card
CEO FS Card Inc.
Co-Founder-Managing Director GCP Capital Partners LLC
SVP-Consultant GfK
Director at IBM Blockchain Labs IBM
TBA IBM Watson Financial Services
Mobile Payments Head- Internet Banking & Mobile Banking Group ICICI Bank Ltd.
Director, Mobility & Secure Payment Intel Corporation
Principal Investment Officer International Finance Corporation (IFC)
Chief Innovation Officer Kasasa
Payments Practice Lead Levvel
Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer Malauzai
Executive Director Morgan Stanley
former United States Permanent Representative NATO
VP & GM-Payments and Security NCR Corporation
Business Development Director Oasis Smart SIM
Senior Enterprise Account Director OpenMarket
Vice President-Loyalty & Financial Services
Executive Vice President Payza
Partner Perkins Coie LLP
Senior Vice President Phoenix Marketing International
Chief Revenue Officer RapidAdvance
Chief Financial Officer & Head of Credit and Product Strategy RapidAdvance
Managing Director- Head of Innovation RBC
Principal Route 66 Ventures
Managing Partner Shinnecock Partners L.P.
Director of Engineering Shopify
Founder & CEO Star Mountain Capital, LLC
Head of Sales-Banking & Financial Services – USA Tata Consultancy Services
Administrative Officer The Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank
Group Director- Channel Strategy & Commercialization The Coca-Cola Company
Director-Digital & Payment Platforms The Coca-Cola Company
CEO The Global Identity Foundation
Sr. Principal The Mitre Corporation
Founder and President The Rudin Group
Principal Thiel Capital LLC
Managing Director TLG Capital
EVP/Managing Director Transaction Network Services (TNS)
Senior Vice President -Innovation Research & Development U.S. Bank
TBA Vantiv
Manager-Strategy & Business Operations Venmo
Senior Partner Victory Park Capital
Head of Payments World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
  • Authentication
    Artificial Intelligence. Wealth Management and Financial Service Firms
    Best Practices from Leading Consumer Goods Companies in Payment
    Contextual Checkout
    Cross Border Payments & International Transactions
    Customer & Merchant Initiated Innovation
    Digital Identity
    Evolution of Digital Banking
    Faster Payment Solutions and Customer Engagement

  • Financial Innovation and the Future of Payments
    Financial Services Innovation
    Fraud Prevention
    Global Landscape for Innovation
    Industry Start-up Panel
    Legal, Tax and Regulatory Challenges and Opportunities
    Lending Innovation
    Loyalty Programs and Marketing
    Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence

  • Data and Predictive Analytics
    Mobile Wallets & Apps
    Open APIs
    Payments Role in the Linkage of the Full Digital Ecosystem
    PE/VC Roundtable
    Point Of Purchase Financing
    Prepaid Payments
    Streamlining the Ecommerce
    The Future of Blockchain / Distributed Ledgers in Payments-Beyond Bitcoin
    The Leading Payment Networks' Role
    Transformation for Community and Small/Mid-Sized Banking
    Using Partnerships with Technology Platforms to Offer Additional Services
    Wireless Technology

America’s Regatta Cup Networking Event
The voyage begins with an annual Regatta Cup race, giving delegates an opportunity to race across the harbor, or just relax aboard a legendary 12 Meter yacht while mingling with industry peers. Come join us this July-- the forecast calls for fun, networking, and in-depth panel sessions exploring the Financial Innovation & Payments industry.

To request information about speaking, sponsoring, exhibiting or attending please contact
Abe Wellington 212.532.9898 x 222 |

  • Platforms
  • Corporate, retail payments professions from small and large firms
  • Payment/innovation professionals
  • Mobile, financial services and integrated commerce
  • Investment, analysts, bankers, government officials
  • Commercial and investment banks
  • Consultants
  • Start ups and small firms
  • Data, digital and marketing services
  • Technology firms
  • Legal, regulatory, government, etc.


To request information about speaking, sponsoring, exhibiting or attending please contact
Abe Wellington 212.532.9898 x 222 |