Quisumbing Torres joined the recently held Digital Transformation Series 2018: Fintech & Blockchain Innovation Summit 2018 last 21 - 22 March 2018 at the SMX Convention Center, SM Aura Premier Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City. Attended by the business sector's top decision makers, the forum highlighted the latest local, regional and global Fintech innovation needed to help businesses thrive in today's digitally transforming finance industry.
QT's TJ Mendoza, partner and co-head of the Banking & Finance Practice Group and a member of the Corporate & Commercial Practice Group participated as a panelist for the event's Digital Transformation in Finance: Balancing Opportunities, Risk and Regulation discussion.
The two-day event featured key sessions on Central Banks and Regulation in the Blockchain Era, Fintech Ecosystem Building, Blockchain and the Digital Transformation of Insurance , Enabling a Better Life for Filipinos through Fintech, SME Growth through Fintech, Digital Transformation of the Philippine Finance Sectors, Bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies and ICO's, Fintech Privacy and Security in an Era of Big Data and The Blockchain Demystified - Application in Banking, Insurance, Payments, Credit, Risk.
Other session speakers and panelists included Reynaldo Lugtu (Co-Founder, Caucus Inc.), Winston Damarillo (Executive Chairman, Amihan Global Strategies), Luis Pineda (President and Chairman, IBM Philippines), Patrick Paul Palacios (President and CEO, Appsolutely Inc.), John Bailon (Co-Founder and CEO, Satoshi Citadel Industries), Lito Villanueva (Managing Director, FINTQnologies Corporation), Colin Goltra (Head of Cryptocurrencies, Coins.ph), Simon Colombara (Managing Director, CRIF Philippines), Arvie De Vera (Head of Fintech Business Group, Union Bank of the Philippines), Colin Christie (Executive Director, Global Chamber Manila), Joel Valdes (President, Joel C. Valdes & Associates, Inc.), Ramon Tayag (Chief Technology Officer, Bloom Solutions), Melchor Plabasan (Deputy Director and Head Core- IT Specialist Group, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas), Lia Francisco (Founder and CEO, CreditBPO Tech, Inc.), Nepthalie Cruz (Blockchain Innovation Lead & Managing Director-Financial Services, Accenture), Zach Piester (Chief Development Officer, Intrepid Ventures), Herns Hermida (Business Group Lead Cloud and Enterprise, Microsoft Philippines), Lope Doromal (Chief Technology Officer, IBM Philipines), James Florentino (President and CEO, MergeCommit), Anthony Thomas (CEO, Mynt), Abhay Edlabadkar (Founder and CEO, Redmomrph), Rafael Padilla (Head of Legal and Compliance, SCI Ventures and Remittance), Miguel Cuneta (Co-Founder, Chief