FINTECH: Engaging with SEC on Innovation and FinTech

WCNY Affinity Group and Speaker Series Committee

The Wharton Fintech Network Affinity Group of the WCNY invites you to the Fintech networking and speaker event on “Engaging with SEC on Innovation and FinTech” for an interactive session with two counselors to SEC Commissioner Robert Jackson on FinTech-related issues and initiatives, such as automated investment advice (robo advisors), digital marketplace financing, distributed ledger technology/digital assets, and artificial intelligence/machine learning.


SatyamKhannaSatyam Khanna
Counsel to SEC Commissioner Robert Jackson

Satyam is counsel to SEC Commissioner Robert Jackson. He previously served as an advisor at the U.S. Treasury Department at the Financial Stability Oversight Council and was also a fellow at Columbia Law School’s Program on Corporate Law and Policy. Before Treasury, Satyam was an associate at the law firm McDermott Will & Emery. He also served as a research assistant to Roger Altman, founder and chairman of Evercore Partners and former Deputy Treasury Secretary. Satyam is a graduate of Columbia Law School, where he was a student of Commissioner Jackson’s.

PrashantYerramalliPrashant Yerramalli
Counsel to SEC Commissioner Robert Jackson

Prashant is counsel to SEC Commissioner Robert Jackson. He joined Jackson’s staff from the SEC’s New York Regional Office, where he was a Senior Counsel in the Asset Management Unit of the Enforcement Division. Prior to joining the SEC, he was a senior associate at Jenner & Block and WilmerHale. Prashant is a graduate of Harvard Law School and served as a clerk to the Honorable Naomi Reice Buchwald of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

About the Wharton Fintech Network (WFTN):
The Wharton Fintech Network (WFTN) is an Affinity Group of the Wharton Club of New York, which offers a platform for alumni working at the intersection of the finance services and technology sectors to network and discuss about topics of interest for the industry.

Driven by innovations from technology-focused start-ups and new market entrants, Fintech is gaining significant momentum and causing disruption to the traditional value chain. Key parts of financial sector that are most likely to be disrupted by the Fintech wave include banking, fund transfer and payments, investment and wealth management, lending, and insurance. AI/ML, UI/UX, Blockchain, mobile, and biometrics are the key technologies driving the Fintech space.

Membership is free and open to all Wharton alumni (undergrad, MBA, EMTM, etc) who are supporting members of WCNY and are interested in Fintech.

Founder & Chair:
Monday, April, 15, 2019
6:00 PM - 8:00PM

The itinerary is:
6.00 - 6.25pm:  Networking
6.25 - 6.30pm:  Opening remarks and welcome
6.30 - 7.45pm:  Panel discussion and Q&A
7.45 - 8.00pm: Networking

Midtown Location (Note: Address will be sent via email to all registered guests 24-48 hours prior to the event to the "Primary Email" address listed in your profile. Please review your profile to confirm that the email address listed is correct.)

WCNY Supporting Members - $30 (WCNY supporting membership costs $95/yr at Join/Renew Membership)
Other Wharton Alumni & Guests - $50
Gold & Benefactor Members - $10

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Lite Bites from Ox Verte and water will be provided.

Ox Verte is a plant-forward food company working to reinvent office lunch and breakfast. At Ox Verte, they want to make seasonally-fresh, locally-sourced food an everyday occurrence, and offer wholesome meals that can nourish our bodies and nurture our communities.

The Company was founded in Feb. 2015 and serves groups sizes 10 - 1000 in NYC. Ox Verte is also a Certified B Corporation, a leader in the global movement to use business as a force for good. Read about us in Food+Tech Connect or Edible Manhattan or check out our Instagram.

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Due to building security requirements, you must pre-register for this event.
Registration is subject to availability and will close on April 12th  at 4:00pm - No Exceptions!

Cancellations must be made at least 48-hours (business day) prior to the event date by sending an email to Gabriela Sanchez. Refunds or credits for future events are not available for any no-shows or late cancellations.



6:00PM - 8:00PM Mon 15 Apr 2019, Eastern timezone


Midtown Location

New York, NY

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