Authors Michael R. King and Richard W. Nesbitt will share insights on the strategies of incumbents, entrepreneurial FinTech startups, and large technology companies and what strategies successful companies are pursuing such as innovative business models, product offerings, partnerships, and use of technologies (artificial intelligence, blockchain) of industry-leaders
About Michael: Professor Michael R. King is the Lansdowne Chair in Finance at University of Victoria’s Gustavson School of Business. Prior to joining UVic, he held the Tangerine Chair in Finance at Western University’s Ivey Business School (2011-2019), where he co-founded Canada’s first FinTech research centre (the Scotiabank Digital Banking Lab). Before joining academia, he worked in investment banking in Zurich, New York and London from 1990-1998 (Credit Suisse, RBC Dominion Securities) and central banking in Ottawa and Basel from 2001-2011 (Bank of Canada, Bank for International Settlements). Michael completed his PhD at the London School of Economics in 2001 and his CFA designation in 1999. He has taught finance to undergraduates, MBAs and executives. His research focuses on FinTech, banking, international financial markets, and corporate finance.
About Richard: He is an Adjunct Professor of the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto. Richard is now based in London, United Kingdom where he is working with the London School of Economics as Chair of a new research institute “The Inclusion Initiative at LSE”. His new book (with Michael King) is titled “The Technological Revolution in Financial Services” (UTP 2020). In June 2017, Richard published a book (with Barbara Annis) titled “Results at the Top” on the issue of men’s responsibility for gender diversity to improve their organizations (Wiley 2017). Prior to that he was Chief Operating Officer of CIBC until September 2014. From 2004 to 2008 Richard was Chief Executive Officer of TSX Group, a public company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange, having joined TSX as President of TSX Markets in 2001. Richard is a graduate of the London School of Economics MSc 1986, Rotman School of Management MBA 1985 and Ivey School of Business HBA 1978.
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