Exponential Finance

June 7-9, 2017 | New York, NY


June 7-9, 2017 | New York, NY

Exponential Finance is an intensive 3-day program that brings together a select group of 600+ leading executives, investors and entrepreneurs from around the world to explore how exponential technologies are impacting the financial industry.

Artificial intelligence, digital currencies, robotics, big data, crowdfunding, and computing systems - we’ll explore how these and other technology forces are rapidly re-shaping the financial industry through specific tracks focused on banking, wealth management, and insurance. Join us, connect with fellow financial leaders, and capitalize on emerging opportunities in the world of finance.

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"Packed with inspiring insights, interactive sessions and an extraordinary crowd of experienced professionals."

James Gouin, Chief Technology Officer - Global Transformation Executive, AIG


2017 Featured Presenters

Exponential Tech & Our Abundant Future

Ray Kurzweil

Co-founder & Chancellor, Singularity University

Peter Diamandis

Co-Founder & Chairman, Singularity University

Ramez Naam

Energy & Environmental Systems Faculty, Singularity University

Neil Jacobstein

Artificial Intelligence & Robotics Chair, Singularity University

Andrew Fursman

Faculty, Singularity University

Amin Toufani

Vice President of Strategic Relations, Singularity University

Anju Patwardhan

Senior Partner, CreditEase Fintech Investment Fund

Ashish Gadnis

Founder/CEO, BanQu

Jane Barratt

Founder & CEO, GoldBean

David Roberts

Business and Technology Disruption Expert

Marc Goodman

Founder, Future Crimes Institute

Luvleen Sidhu

President, Co-Founder & Chief Strategy Officer, BankMobile

Salim Ismail

Core Faculty, Singularity University

Lisa Kay Solomon

Managing Director of Transformational Practices and Leadership, Singularity University


Matt Spoke

Co-Founder & CEO, Nuco

Eric Piscini

Principle of Financial Services Technology & Global FSI Blockchain Leader, Deloitte

Toni Lane Casserly

Partner, BitNation

Anne Connelly

Vice Chair of the Board, Blockchain Canada

Robert Schwentker

Blockchain Consultant, UN Women

Founding President & Chief Operator, Blockchain University

Exponential Technology and Financial Services

Bob Pisani

"On-Air Stocks" Editor, CNBC

Catherine Wood

Founder & CEO, ARK Investment

Thomas Jankovich

Financial Services Innovation Leader

Shelly Kapoor Collins

Managing Partner, The Shatter Fund of Propeller Venture Capital

Mark Hand

Managing Director, Corporate & Commercial Banking, ANZ

Margaret Hartigan

CEO & Founder, Marstone

Future of Banking

Mary Harman

Managing Director & Payments Strategy, Bank of America

Peter Randall


Alida Draudt

Futurist & Service Design, Adaptive Path at Capital One

Nitish Kannan

CEO, Circle Plus Payments, Inc.

Brett King

Bestselling Author & Entrepreneur

John Lee

Vice President, Head of Innovation and Enterprise Delivery, TMX Group

Future of Wealth Management and Financial Advising

Ric Edelman

Founder and Executive Chairman, Edelman Financial Services

Bill Bachrach

Chairman & CEO, Bachrach & Associates, Inc.

John Bowen

CEO, CEG Worldwide

Kevin Knull

Former President, MoneyGuidePro (PIEtech, Inc.)

Gauthier Vincent

Principal, Deloitte

Kabir Sethi

Managing Director & Head of Digital Wealth, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Jeffrey Tarrant

Founder, CEO & CIO, Protege Partners

Dani Hughes

Founder, Divine Capital Markets

Sharon Sputz

Director of Strategic Programs, Data Science Institute

Future of Insurance

Angela Strange

Partner, Andreessen Horowitz

Daniel Schreiber

CEO & Co-Founder, Lemonade

Eric Piscini

Principle of Financial Services Technology & Global FSI Blockchain Leader, Deloitte

Nigel Walsh

Partner, Deloitte

Chris Cheatham

CEO/Founder Risk Genius

Anatola He

Director of Product Strategy, HyperScience

Jennifer Fitzgerald

CEO & Co-Founder, PolicyGenius

Rob Douglas

Founder & CEO, BioConnect

Bianca Lopes

Vice President, Marketing & Business Development, BioConnect

Peter Miller

President and Chief Executive Officer, The Institutes

Disruption and Innovation

Mike Sigal

Partner, 500 Startups

John Hagel

Co-Chair, Deloitte's Center for the Edge

Brinkley Warren

Co-Founder & CMO, Quantiacs.com

Gary Bolles

Partner, Charrette

Jack Hidary

Chairman, Samba Energy

Senior Advisor, Alphabet X Labs

Chairman, Hidary Foundation

Matthew Breitfelder

Chief Talent Officer and Managing Director, BlackRock

Exponential Tradecraft Sessions

Lisa Kay Solomon

Managing Director of Transformational Practices and Leadership, Singularity University

Patrick ven der Pijl

Founder & CEO, Business Models, Inc.

Christine Miller Kelly

Senior Design Manager, SU Labs

Alida Draudt

Futurist and Service Design, Adaptive Path at Capital One

Julia Rose West

Futurist, Product Designer, Author, and Speaker

Jelena Ewart

Entrepreneur in Residence, 500 Startups

"Mind blowing experience giving me a tremendous sense of urgency!"

Bob Bolen, President, Envision Wealth Planning

2016 Event Highlights


Explore the Content

Check out a recap of topics, presenters and takeaways from Exponential Finance 2016.


Experience the Innovation Lab

See photos from the Innovation Lab, where finance startups are using new tech to disrupt entire industries.


Watch Last Year's Sessions

Discover the major insights from our 2016 program and get yourself up to speed before this year's event.

"Informative, optimistic, forward looking, engaging, relevant, and thought provoking. Returning home a different man with a wealth of ideas."

Bill Glubiak, CEO, Cedar Brook Group

Join us June 7-9 in New York City. Connect with fellow financial leaders and discover the exponential technologies and trends impacting finance.

General Participant

General Participant registration offers access to Exponential Finance's immersive, three-day program. Learn from our incredible collection of presenters, network with fellow leaders and leave with an actionable set of knowledge that will fundamentally impact your organization. Includes:

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Access to the Innovation Lab
  • Interactive evening sessions
  • General Seating

Enhanced Participant

Enhanced Participant registration is perfect for those looking to realize the most impactful experience possible. Our Enhanced Participants will enjoy unprecedented access to SU Faculty and presenters, exclusive learning opportunities, intimate networking events, and more:

  • Reserved Premium Seating
  • Opening Reception with Special Guests
  • Enhanced Lunches with Additional Programming
  • Exclusive Evening Content & Gatherings
  • SU Technology Bootcamp: Exclusive pre-Summit deep dive into Blockchain and other distributed ledger technologies
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“Excellent planning and terrific execution. Speakers were all absolutely top notch. Lots of thought provoking take-aways that will go straight into our own strategic planning.”

John William Olsen, Portfolio Manager, M&G Investments


Innovation Lab

Now accepting applications for the 2017 Exponential Finance Innovation Lab

The Innovation Lab is a space for executives, investors, startups and large organizations to network, experience live demos and discover the latest product innovations that will shape the future of FinTech and how we do business.

Showcase your FinTech products in front of 800+ industry leaders and investors. We are looking for startups and established companies that are changing the future of finance and working to take on the world’s biggest challenges by developing the latest technologies.

There is no cost to become a featured company at the 2017 Innovation Lab. If selected, applicants will receive a lodging discount at the Marriott Marquis in New York City (limited quantities).

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"By far the best conference I have ever attended.”

Herberto Rodriguez, Vice-President, Universidad Popular Autónoma del Estado de Puebla




At each Summit we bring on a select handful of partners and work with them to drive their strategic goals. We incorporate these partners deeply into our events in order to provide enhanced value to them while also leveraging these relationships to enhance the overall Summit experience for participants.

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This year we'll be gathering at the beautiful New York Marriott Marquis located on Broadway in New York's renowned Times Square. This is one of the premier hotels in Times Square, with a central location that gives you easy access to entertainment and several subway lines to reach any part of NYC, including landmarks such as Radio City Music Hall, Rockefeller Center, Central Park, Lincoln Center, and Madison Square Garden. Note: This is a change in venue from prior events. To book a discounted room in our designated room block, please click here.


The New York Marriott Marquis is located at 1535 Broadway, New York, New York 10036. NYC has several flights per day to three major international airports: LaGuardia Airport (LGA), Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR), and John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK). Exponential Finance does not arrange transportation to or from the airport.

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