Celebrating Asian-American Achievement in Fintech at FinovateSpring


May is Asian-American/Pacific Islander Heritage Month. May is also the month that brings Finovate back to San Francisco for our annual spring fintech conference, FinovateSpring.

To this end – and to officially launch our Asian-American Month Commemoration – we’re highlighting the women and men of Asian-American heritage who will be taking the stage at FinovateSpring May 23 through May 25.

Demo Stage Presenters

Yoshiko Akai

Chief Product Officer, Storied Data

Heang Chan

Co-Founder & CEO, Prelim

Sam Kim

SVP, Head of Banking Platform, Prelim

Main Stage Speakers

Michelle Tran

Co-Founder, NYC Fintech WomenPower Panel: Women in Fintech

Theodora Lau

Founder, Unconventional Ventures Power Panel: Beyond the Hype: Why Banking in the Metaverse Matters; Power Panel: AI in Action

Brian Chin

Consultant, SantanderPower Panel: From Competition to Collaboration and Co-Creation

Iris Chan

Partner, Mighty CapitalPower Panel: The Future for Blockchain

Duke Chung

Co-Founder and CEO, TravelBankPower Panel: Achieving Digital Acceleration

Christie Kim

Chief Operating Officer, PersonaPower Panel: Compliance as Leverage

Kurt Lin

Co-founder and CEO, PinwheelPower Panel: Walking the CX Talk

Lawrence Lin Murata

Co-Founder and CEO, SlopeFireside Chat: How Fintech Can Jump on the Generative AI Bandwagon

Rocio Wu

Principal, F-Prime CapitalPower Panel: Achieving Digital Acceleration

Vivian Yeung

Chief Digital & Technology Officer, EVP, Fremont BankPower Panel: AI in Action

Katherine Zhang

Investor, UpfrontRegulation, Regulatory Technology and the Road Ahead

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