2016 TRANSACT Tech BOSTON

TRANSACT Tech is a one-day event where leading-edge banking, retail and FinTech companies come together with innovative startups and venture capitalists to further business connections, build strategic relationships and secure new opportunities.

Attendees include senior level payments industry executives including financial institutions, technology companies, investment and VC firms, as well as analysts and industry consulting firms.

Lunch will be provided. Space is limited and the event will sell out!

DATE Tuesday, September 13
TIME 10:00am — 6:00pm
LOCATION MIT Media Lab
75 Amherst Street
Cambridge, MA 02139

AGENDA

10:00am WELCOME / OPENING REMARKS / ETA UPDATE
Jason Oxman, CEO, ETA
10:15am KEYNOTE: KEY INGREDIENTS FOR FINANCIAL INNOVATION

David Shrier
Managing Director, MIT Connection Science
10:50am CEO ROUNDTABLE – SEIZING THE FUTURE OF PAYMENTS
Technology and market forces are a constant for change in the payments industry. Disruptive innovation sets the tone and enables new companies to enter the market and legacy players to redefine and reengineer their core business. This panel will bring together payment industry leaders as they discuss how they are evolving to meet the needs of their merchant customers. Hear the answers to questions like:

  • How do I compete with the ongoing evolution of new and nimble startups entering the market?
  • What prompts consideration to embrace a new technology?
  • When do you determine a new strategic direction?
  • What will my business look like five or ten years from now? How can I prepare for those changes?

Jason Oxman, CEO, ETA, Moderator
Mark O’Connell, CEO, Avidia Bank
Henry Helgesen, CEO, Cayan
Hoss Mohsenzadeh, CEO and Founder, AliasWire

11:40am MERCHANT PERSPECTIVE ON PAYMENTS
Hear directly from the merchants as they adapt to the new world of commerce and the shifting payments landscape. Our expert panelists will discuss the challenges retailers are facing with regard to EMV, tokenization and security, the opportunities to take advantage of new technology to drive sales and increase share of wallet, and how their payments providers can help address these challenges and opportunities.

Marc Castrechini, VP Product Management, Cayan, Moderator
Perry Kramer, Vice President and Practice Lead, Boston Retail Partners
Ayr Muir, Founder & CEO, Clover Food Lab
Paul Murray, Director, Marketing and Innovation, Dunkin Brands
12:30pm NETWORKING LUNCH
1:30pm INVESTING IN THE PAYMENTS SPACE
Venture-backed startups are disrupting the payments industry and reshaping the face of commerce. Here in Boston, VCs and PEs have invested billions of dollars in the FinTech . . . but how do they know which companies to bet on? Join us for an in-depth panel discussion with a group of veteran investors who will share their stories (good and bad) and explain how they make the investment decisions that are changing our industry.

Lane Gordon, Managing Director, Preston Todd Advisors, Moderator
Roy Burns, Managing Director, TA Associates
David Jegen, Partner, F-Prime Capital and Co-Founder, FinTech Sandbox
Jessica Pincomb Moran, SVP and General Manager, Bottomline Technologies
2:20pm INNOVATION AND DISRUPTION
Disruptive startups are challenging the status quo and spurring innovation from everyone in the financial transactions ecosystem. Hear how the most promising Boston startups are shaking things up in the FinTech industry!

Jordan McKee, Senior Analyst, Mobile Payments, 451 Research, Moderator
Chris Comparato, CEO, Toast
Jason Pavona, Founder and CEO, Pazien
Pepijn van Kesteren, CEO and Founder, Alfie
3:10pm KICKING OFF AN OPEN PUBLIC FORUM ON FEDERAL LEGISLATIVE DEFINITION OF BLOCKCHAIN
Tommy Leander, Legislative Aide, Office of US Congressman David Schweikert
BLOCKCHAIN PAYMENTS BAKE OFF
The Blockchain Payments Bake Off will provide startups the opportunity to demonstrate their innovative new blockchain technology product or service to an audience which includes media, venture investors and potential industry partners.

Dazza Greenwood, Lecturer and Research Scientist, MIT Media Lab, Moderator
Scott Goldthwaite, SVP Operations, AliasWire
Amy ter Haar, CEO, Flow, Inc.
David Shrier, Managing Director, MIT Connection Science
4:40pm NETWORKING RECEPTION

MEDIA SPONSORS

SPONSORSHIPS / EVENT / MEMBERSHIP
Download exclusive sponsorship opportunities here.
Please contact Del Baker Robertson at dbaker@electran.org or call 202.677.7404.

SPEAKING OPPORTUNITIES
Please contact Rori Ferensic at rferensic@electran.org or call 202.677.7405.

PRESS INQUIRIES
Please contact Meghan Cieslak at mcieslak@electran.org or call 202.677.7406.

ETA CPP™ CONTINUING EDUCATION (CE) CREDITS

The ETA CPP™ certification program sets the standard for professional performance in the payments industry and is a symbol of excellence. It signifies that an individual has demonstrated the knowledge and skills required to perform competently in today’s complex electronic payments environment.

TRANSACT Tech is approved for up to 5 ETA CPP™ Continuing Education (CE) credits. Credit is earned at the rate of one credit per 50 minutes of electronic transactions industry-related session time, including questions and answers, excluding lunches and breaks.

© 2017 ETA The Electronic Transactions Association. All rights reserved.

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