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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 



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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... Read More →

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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... 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... 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... Read More →

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

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