NEW YORK, Oct. 04, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CTBC Bank USA announced today that its President & CEO Noor Menai will speak at the Economist Events' Finance Disrupted conference on October 13, 2016 at Time Warner Center in New York.
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Mr. Menai will participate in an Oxford-style debate on whether the U.S. or China will win the fintech revolution. Mr. Menai, partnering with Loeb & Loeb Partner Benjamin Qiu, will argue that the U.S. will win the race. Background on Mr. Menai’s and other speakers’ insights are available in Economist Events pre-conference interviews.
The debate will be moderated by Vijay Vaitheeswaran, The Economist’s China Business Editor. Advocating the “house” view that China will prevail in the fintech revolution will be Gregory Gibb, Lufax Co-Chairman and CEO and Haiyan Wang, China India Institute Co-Founder and Managing Partner.
The conference will bring together today's most disruptive entrepreneurs, industry leaders, policymakers and renowned academics to explore the pivotal trends in fintech, and what the digital revolution means for finance and the broader economy.
Vikram Pandit, Chairman and CEO, The Orogen Group, and former CEO, Citigroup, will be the conference’s closing keynote interview. Other confirmed speakers at the event will include:
- Sheila Bair, Former Chair, FDIC; Member of the Board, Avant
- Eileen Burbidge, Partner, Passion Capital; HM Treasury Special Envoy for FinTech, UK Government
- Thomas Curry, Comptroller of the Currency, US Department of the Treasury
- Usama Fayyad, Chief Data Officer, Barclays Bank; Chairman, Oasis500
- Neil Hiltz, Head of Financial Services, Global Vertical Strategy, Facebook
- Jeffrey McMillan, Chief Analytics and Data Officer, Morgan Stanley
- Nigel Morris, Managing Partner, QED Investors; Co-founder, Capital One
- Brad Peterson, Executive Vice-President, Chief Technology Officer, Chief Information Officer, Nasdaq
The event is open to the media. Please contact Tylor Tourville (information below) for media registration credentials.
About CTBC Bank Corp. (USA)
CTBC Bank USA is a trusted and established institution providing commercial and retail customers with a real financial bridge to the next state of their lives and businesses. Founded in 1989 and headquartered in Los Angeles, CTBC Bank operates branches in California, New Jersey, and New York. The bank’s operations include deposits, loans, credit cards, foreign exchange, letters of credit, wealth management, mobile, and electronic banking services. Customers benefit from access to large bank resources coupled with individual attention and customized service of a small bank. Its parent company, CTBC Bank Co. Ltd., is supported by nearly $110 billion in assets and is among the largest banks in the world in terms of capital. For more information about CTBC Bank, visit www.ctbcbankusa.com.
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Contacts: Dan Margolis, for CTBC Bank +1 (213) 452.6472 email@example.com Sean Liao, for Chinese Media +1 (424) 277-4531 Sean.Liao@ctbcbankusa.com Tylor Tourville, for The Economist +1 617-391-0768 Tylor.Tourville@BackBayCommunications.com
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