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Tuesday, August 23 • 11:30 - 12:30
What do we need from the financial institutions of the future?
In an increasingly globalised and digital world, incumbent business and institutions are increasingly being outcompeted, disrupted and it some cases made redundant by emergent models and modes of exchange. During this workshop we’ll explore the rapid changes the financial sector is undergoing and the opportunities and challenges of the future.

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Damian Sligo-Green

Damian Sligo-Green brings people, process and the bigger-picture together to help design (mostly software) solutions that meet real needs. With a professional background in financial services, digital and creative media and currently working in agile software design and development, Damian brings a combination of human-centered design, lean and agile methodologies to help forge collaborative and engaging solutions for a range of stakeholders.

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Anna Guenther

Pledge Me
Anna Guenther is the co-founder and Chief Bubble Blower of PledgeMe, New Zealand's first crowdfunding platform. Since launching 4 years ago, over 1,000 creative, community and entrepreneurial projects have raised almost $10million through PledgeMe. Anna has also worked for the New Zealand Government, MIT and Harvard, and completed her Masters in Entrepreneurship with a focus on crowdfunding. In her day job, she focusses on building the... Read More →
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James Hartley

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
James is the Manager of the Financial Market Policy team at the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment. His team is responsible for financial services regulation in New Zealand, including the recent large reforms of financial market regulation. These reforms included the regulation for the first time in New Zealand of equity crowdfunding and peer-to-peer lending. He has previously worked as a diplomat at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs... Read More →
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Sam Ng

Sam Ng leads a startup tasked with re-inventing day to day banking. Supported by Kiwibank, the startup is imagining radical new ways to improve how we manage, use and get money so that Kiwis and New Zealand as a whole will benefit. Prior to his work at Kiwibank, Sam co-founded Optimal Experience (now part of PriceWaterHouseCoopers Digital) and Optimal Workshop, a provider of user experience software. He also has a second life in social... Read More →

Tuesday August 23, 2016 11:30 - 12:30
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