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Webinar on careers in fintech
Learn about career opportunities in fintech, cryptocurrency, and more at the CampusToCareer session on August 25.
Learn about career opportunities in fintech, cryptocurrency, and more at the CampusToCareer session on August 25.
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Our Correspondent   |   Published 24.08.20, 02:16 PM

Splitting the coffee bill with your buddy on Google Pay or paying for everything from groceries to medicines through cashless transactions, the banking and finance sector is riding high on technology. To know about the opportunities in this field, sign up for How Technology is Changing Careers in Finance: Fintech, Blockchain, and more. The virtual session is part of CampusToCareer 2020, a free ongoing webinar series from ABP Education.

When: August 25, 3 pm

What it’s about: The radical changes in financial careers brought about by technology.

Expect: To understand how technology has changed the world of finance and boost your knowledge of cryptocurrency through an elaborate discussion of the rise of blockchain. Learn about the mechanism of an e-wallet and the machinery behind net banking.

Meet the speakers:

J.A. Chowdary, Chairman of Blockchain committee at Bureau of Indian Standards, Government of India; Co-founder of Fintech Forums; Member of Board of Directors, Amara Raja Electronics: Entrepreneur, technology leader and innovator with an illustrious career in private and public sectors, Chowdary is passionate about improving the lives of India’s youth through technology education and employment. An MTech from IIT Madras and MSc from Sri Venkateswara University, Chowdary has shaped India’s IT landscape as IT adviser and policy advocate for several state governments, the head of Indian and global industry forums, the founder and India MD of global technology companies, adviser to universities and a mentor to entrepreneurs and students.  

Rajesh Dhuddu, VP and Practice Leader, Blockchain and Cybersecurity, Tech Mahindra: An alumnus of Columbia Business School and Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning, Dhuddu has been responsible for making blockchain relevant and valuable for the Indian common man by spearheading implementation of solutions to block spam calls and text in partnership. He is a member of the Blockchain Steering Committee at IIM Ahmedabad, a part of the World Economic Forum Expert Network and the founding chairman of the Blockchain Special Interest Group at Nasscom. He has been instrumental in establishing a blockchain practice at Tech Mahindra, recognized as one of the global blockchain leaders.

Raanngin Lahirih, Founder at YourVC, Startup Enabler, and Blockchain Evangelist: He built a Social Fintech & Decentralised Finance (Defi) platform with an aim to be the first Decentralized Investment Bank (Deib) on the blockchain. The first step was building www.YourVC.Club (combined with an integrated tokenization engine), a regulated security token-based equity crowdfunding platform to help disadvantaged entrepreneurs, bridging the gap between available VC & angel financing.

Srikanth Talluri, Founder, In Cube: Talluri has more than 15 years of corporate exposure and has successfully executed large-scale digital infrastructure design, prototyping, build, migration, upgrades, and rehabilitation efforts in SOA setup for top global brands. His core commitment is cultivating the innovation mindset and entrepreneurial thought process.

Vishal Kanvaty, Chief Market Innovation, NCPI

Prof (Dr) Saikat Chatterjee, HOD, School of Engineering and Technology, Adamas University, will moderate the session.

Certificate of attendance: Those watching the entire webinar on Zoom will be eligible for a certificate of attendance from ABP Education. To register for How Technology is Changing Careers in Finance: Fintech, Blockchain, and more click here.

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