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Technology Revolution: The Future of Now

Technology Revolution: The Future of Now

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September 8th 2021: The Future of Cryptocurrency in Retail: Pay Now, Pay How?

The Buzz 1: “Since the creation of bitcoin, hundreds and hundreds of crypto assets are gradually finding their place in society…many companies are already accepting virtual currencies as a form of payment (KFC, Subway...). Others have considered creating their own cryptocurrency, such as Amazon.” (daviescoin.io/blog) The Buzz 2: “Once a hard-to-grasp concept, cryptocurrencies are experiencing their “arrival”…More than three in 10 Americans describe cryptocurrencies as the "future of money," according to a recent national Harris Poll…nearly 28% of millennials own or have owned some form of c

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Darren Hunter

Darren Hunter is a Senior Vice President of Rizing Consulting, leading the Innovation and Solution Teams for the Consumer Industries Line of Business. For close to 25 years, Darren has been leading companies around the world on their IT and Business Transformation Journeys and has led Rizing initiatives in Retail Pricing application development, Blockchain and SAP Innovations.
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Prabhudev Konana

Prabhudev Konana is Dean of Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, College Park since January 1, 2021. He is a recipient of NSF Career Award and numerous teaching and research awards. He is currently promoting new innovative programs around FinTech and deeply connecting with Maryland alumni and businesses for experiential learning. He previously founded Master's programs in business analytics and information technology management. He is an author of over hundred articles in journals and conferences and opinion articles. He co-founded a non-profit Pragathi.com for educating underprivileged children and remedial reading, writing and arithmetic for rural children in India.
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Brian Cederborg

Brian Cederborg is a Senior Vice President of the Consumer Industries division at Rizing. He is responsible for driving the Consumer Industries Business Development team, delivering strategic retail, wholesale, and consumer products projects, and providing senior advisory services to Rizing’s customers. With over 30 years combined industry and consulting experience, he specializes in driving corporate modernization and transformation programs and helping customers define and implement corporate strategy. Brian is SAP S/4, Activate, IS-Retail, and Project Management Professional (PMP) certified and holds an MBA in Consumer Insight and Finance from the University of Texas at Austin. Brian is f
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Jimmy Kilpatrick

Jimmy Kilpatrick is a Senior Product Manager - Technology at Amazon. With over a decade of experience across development, consulting, and product ownership roles, he focuses on bringing the benefits of new technologies to consumers with usable, accessible experiences. Jimmy began his career working in the music industry before pivoting to business IT development and consulting, where he worked on process automation, blockchain for supply chain, and retail pricing apps. He is a certified Professional Scrum Product Owner and graduated summa cum laude from Georgia Tech with a B.S. in Industrial Engineering.
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1981/technology-revolution-the-future-of-now 18/09/2021 10:00 18/09/2021 11:00 Technology Revolution: The Future of Now https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1981/technology-revolution-the-future-of-now The Buzz 1: “Since the creation of bitcoin, hundreds and hundreds of crypto assets are gradually finding their place in society…many companies are already accepting virtual currencies as a form of payment (KFC, Subway...). Others have considered creating their own cryptocurrency, such as Amazon.” (daviescoin.io/blog) The Buzz 2: “Once a hard-to-grasp concept, cryptocurrencies are experiencing their “arrival”…More than three in 10 Americans describe cryptocurrencies as the "future of money," according to a recent national Harris Poll…nearly 28% of millennials own or have owned some form of cryptocurrency…a growing number of retailers are now accepting the currencies." (forbes.com) The Buzz 3: “Belgian milk chocolate Bitcoins…Imprinted with the rallying cry of the rise of Bitcoin, “Vires in Numeris” translated to the dual-meaning “Strength in Numbers.…[you can] be the coolest kid on the blockchain.” (foiledagainchocolate.com) We’ll ask Darren Hunter at Rizing, Prabhudev Konana at Robert H. Smith School of Business / University of Maryland, Brian Cederborg at Rizing and Jimmy Kilpatrick at Amazon for their take on The Future of Cryptocurrency in Retail: Pay Now, Pay How? VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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