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March 15 & 16th, 2017

Harvard University

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Betting on the Future: The Who, What, Where and How

Payments and commerce have a long and storied history – one that’s as long and as rich as mankind itself. From seashells to bitcoin, the Emporium to Amazon, the merchant banks of Babylonia to the digital banks of today, the way we pay, who we pay and how we pay has evolved to reflect the needs of business and society throughout the millennia.

But where do we go from here?

We’ve witnessed, over the last decade, a huge shift in the direction of payments, commerce and retail, shifts driven by the birth of the iPhone, apps, new technologies and inspired by the imaginations of innovators and incumbents alike eager to reimagine the future of how people and businesses exchange value.

In 2012, launched The Innovation Project – an annual confab of those innovators from across the ecosystem and around the world – to discuss the impact of these shifts, and debate their relevance to the future of payments and commerce. This year, this highly unique and high-powered forum will share their insights on where they’re placing their bets as they look ahead to the next decade.

Those who’ve embraced these new technologies to reimagine our journey so far will now tell us where  – and with whom – they’re placing their bets to capitalize on what’s to come.

Won’t you add your voice?

Who, What, Where and How?


The future of banks, banking and the delivery of financial services


The transformation of credit and the tools that help lenders manage risk


The reinvention of retail and the consumer retail experience


Crossing the chasm of how consumers pay today and how innovators want them to pay tomorrow


The future of banks, banking and the delivery of financial services


The role of AI technologies in making interactions between consumers and businesses easier, more personal and more rewarding


The rise and the role of ecosystems that leverage new devices and technologies to connect consumers with each other, and the services that they value

Some Speakers You Can Expect To Hear From

    Al Kelly
    CEO, Visa

      Frank Bisignano
      Chairman and CEO, First Data

        Paul Galant
        CEO, Verifone Systems

          Laurent Le Moal
          CEO, PayU - Naspers Group

            Anré Williams
            President, American Express

              Jeff Yabuki
              CEO, Fiserv

                J. Skyler Fernandes
                Founder and Managing Partner, Simon Ventures

                  Dan Schulman
                  CEO, PayPal

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                  Innovation Project® 2017

                  March 15–16, 2017
                  Located on the Harvard University* campus in Cambridge, MA.

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