Oct 22, 2021 • 44M

Podcast Conversation: How China is winning the race in Fintech, Payments, and CBDCs, with Fintech expert Richard Turrin

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Finance is being pulled apart by the forces of frontier technology. From AI, to blockchain, crypto and DeFi, to mixed reality, chatbots, neobanks, and roboadvisors — the industry will never be the same. Here is the blueprint for navigating the shift.
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Hi Fintech Architects,

Welcome back to our podcast series! For those that want to subscribe in your app of choice, you can now find us at Apple, Spotify, or on RSS.

In this conversation, we chat with Richard Turrin – an award-winning executive, previously heading FinTech teams at IBM, following a twenty-year career, heading trading teams at global investment banks. He’s also the author of the number one international bestseller, Innovation Lab Excellence. One of his books is Cashless: China’s Digital Currency Revolution, which brings the story of China’s incredible new central bank digital currency to the west. He lives in Shanghai, China, where he’s had the privilege of living in China’s cashless revolution firsthand.

More specifically, we touch on where China has gotten to in terms of FinTech and blockchain and dispel some of the myths and assumptions that people bring to the conversation. Additionally we touch on the CBDC and how that's becoming really important, and how Richard got …

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