Ken Kruszka, CEO SnapCheck, is a FinTech and Mobile Payments pioneer, who holds the distinction of being the first person to send $1 around the world by mobile. In addition to being an accomplished executive, leader, and entrepreneur, Ken also advises early-stage companies looking to establish product-market fit and accelerate growth on a global scale.  Ken leads SnapCheck in revolutionizing business-to-business payments: eliminating $50 Billion in costs, removing $20 Billion in fraud.  Previously, as EVP of Product and Service Delivery, Ken Kruszka drove Boom’s strategic product vision and roadmap, as well as their realization through the creation of industry-leading mobile financial products and services. In his role, Ken led the product management, product development, service delivery, and information technology organizations.

Dion Lisle, Vice President, Head of FinTech Capgemini is a seasoned FinTech executive that has been in the space since before it was called FinTech. Lisle started working with banks by developing Go To Market plans for complex security solutions that allowed e-signatures on wholesale bank transactions. Dion has been on both sides of the table and has worked for the largest bank and the largest payment processor in the world, Citibank and First Data respectively.  In both companies he was an early member of their Venture and Innovation teams and has evaluated over 500 startups in the past 8 years.  He has also invested in about 20 startups almost exclusively in the FinTech arena. Lisle has also been in FinTech startups and was involved in the earliest mobile payment efforts through Obopay. Dion leads the newly formed FinTech business unit at Capgemini where he is working to connect Silicon Valley’s best FinTech startups to Capgemini’s largest bank and FI clients to deliver innovative solutions.

Pemo Theodore

Pemo Theodore is a Media Publisher & Event Producer and a great people connector.. She is Founder/CEO Silicon Valley TV which has served the San Francisco Bay Area for 11 years! She has produced Silicon Valley Events for Investors & Startups for 9 years. Pemo loves to video interview venture capitalists & founders to engage the human behind the success stories.. She has been Executive Producer of FinTech Silicon Valley for 5 years, organizing twice monthly FinTech talks & panels in San Francisco & Palo Alto. She believes in learning through a great discussion with experts in the domains. Pemo has a talent to bring the right people together and is an incredible networker. Pemo's events have been seen as supporting Venture Capitalists & Angels in sourcing great deal flow from startups who attend her events. Many founders have received funding through meeting investors at her events. Her favored medium is visual media and she has built up a great body of work of videos of panels & interviews in Silicon Valley.startup ecosystem.

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