Ted Pendleton, AlphaPoint
Ted has 22+ years of experience leading business development, sales, and growth within early stage technology companies, the last 14 years in FinTech. Ted joins AlphaPoint from Sybenetix, where he expanded the UK-based behavioral analytics company into the US. Prior to Sybenetix, Ted ran Business and Corporate Development for Numerix, a market-leading derivatives analytics company. Ted helped the company realize 15x revenue growth while driving the Partnerships channel growth to over half of this total. He established and oversaw the firm’s 90 partnerships, which include relationships with some of the world’s largest trading and risk systems, data vendors, valuation service organizations, value added resellers, and auditors – including Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters, Misys, Northern Trust, Microsoft, IBM, Sapient, and Ernst & Young.
This session details the 4 main types of blockchain systems — public, private, semi-private, and consortium — and examines the pros and cons of each. You will learn the differences between them, including how and when each is used, who participates, how consensus occurs, and which makes the most sense for your blockchain plans. By attending, you will:
Learn how blockchain is creating efficiencies and generating revenue for financial services firms in 3 key areas — commodities, private shares, and wealth management. You will explore real-world use cases detailing how financial institutions are creating value with blockchain technology across these areas. By attending this session, you will: