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Luncheon Talk : FinTech with Taylor University

CCIFM organised a Luncheon Talk in collaboration with our member Taylor University on the topic of Fin Tech.

The speaker Prof. Christophe Schinckus, a professor of Finance and is the Head of the School of Finance and Economics at Taylor’s University in Malaysia. Prof Christophe enlightened the audience on what is Fintech, beyond the usual norms that comes to our mind, which are services such e-Wallet and e-Pay icon.

He also clarified how FinTech and its blockchain technology-based tools can also create and deliver value.

With this new industry that involves much more than financial transactions or services, it is believed that the future of FinTech will move beyond just being a function provided and will be presented across all sectors, applying cloud-based technologies that combine open source software and blockchain technologies. 

During the talk we touched on the good, bad and the ugly side of Fin Tech and how the latest developments in Fin Tech can be integrated in within your organization.  

About the speaker 
Prof. Christophe Schinckus is professor of finance and Head of the School of Finance and Economics at Taylor’s University in Malaysia. His research deals with econophysics, physics applied to finance; FinTech and epistemology of finance. Before joining Taylor’s, Prof. Schinckus taught in different universities in Canada, the UK, Australia and Vietnam.

Christophe has a PhD in Financial Economics from Paris, a PhD in the Philosophe of Science from Cambridge and is pursuing a PhD in Physics. He has published more than 90 academic papers just released a book on Econophysics. In parallel to his academic activities, Christophe also collaborates as a consultant for private companies, such as JPMorgan or Suez Gaz de France and he recently worked with the African Development Bank.

Find more about Taylor's University: https://university.taylors.edu.my/en.html

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