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Thursday, October 10 • 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Digital Currencies and Payments

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  • Simon Johnson, Professor, MIT Sloan School of Management
  • Stephen Pair, Cofounder and CTO, BitPay
  • Ben Milne, CEO and Founder, Dwolla 

 

 


Moderator
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Tom Simonite

Senior Editor, IT, MIT Technology Review
I’m MIT Technology Review’s IT editor for hardware and software and enjoy a diverse diet of algorithms, Internet, and human-computer interaction with chips on the side. Working in our San Francisco office, I cover new ideas about what computers can do for us, whether they spring from tech giants, new startups, or academic labs. | | My journey to the West Coast started in a small English town called Wantage and took in the University... Read More →

Speakers
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Simon Johnson

Professor, MIT Sloan School of Management
Prof. Johnson is the Kurtz Professor of Entrepreneurship at MIT’s Sloan School of Management. He is also a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, a co-founder of BaselineScenario.com, a member of the Congressional Budget Office's Panel of Economic Advisers, and a member of the FDIC’s Systemic Resolution Advisory Committee. He is also a member of the private sector Systemic Risk Council founded and chaired... Read More →
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Ben Milne

CEO and Founder, Dwolla, Inc.
Ben Milne, 30, is a mobile payments outsider and founder of Dwolla, a new payment network based in the heart of the Silicon Prairie. The company continues to disrupt Visa and Mastercard by building useful and innovative online and mobile products on top of its open and low-cost payment network. Ben is a repeat entrepreneur, having created and sold another multi-million dollar startup with oversea operations back in 2008. Open, candid, and honest... Read More →
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Stephen Pair

Cofounder and CTO, BitPay
Stephen Pair, cofounder and CTO of Bitpay, founded the company in 2011 because he saw a need for bitcoin payment processing.  Bitcoin is a new financial technology, invented in 2009 as the first peer-to-peer digital currency, that makes it possible to send money like an e-mail—to anyone, anytime, anywhere—without going through a bank, government, or corporation. Pair is involved in all the company’s day-to-day operations... Read More →


Thursday October 10, 2013 4:00pm - 4:45pm
MIT Media Lab (6th Floor Event Space) 75 Amherst Street, Cambridge, MA

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