Money Talks - Blockchain and Cryptocurrency with Mike Brown from ATB Financial
CAT 309D, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PMFind out more
Mike Brown from ATB Financial will be discussing the background and current state of cryptocurrencies, like Bitcoin, as well as the various ways that businesses are looking to use the underlying technology of blockchain to dramatically change traditional business models. He will also discuss some of the ways in which ATB has embraced blockchain technologies.
As Director of Innovation within ATB Financial, Mike and the Innovation team are reimagining the future of ATB and how it can make banking work for Albertans.
Mike currently leads ATB’s efforts around blockchain, where he actively is identifies and manages opportunities to pilot and evaluate blockchain use cases with a vision to transform areas of our industry that are prime for disruption. In 2017, Mike joined the Advisory board for Blockchain Canada and leads ATB’s involvement in the R3 Lab and Research Centre – a global industry consortium of over 80 banks collaborating on distributed ledger solutions.
Mike’s 20+ years of experience managing various technology-focused initiatives in both the energy and digital marketing sectors, and degrees in engineering and computer science from the University of Saskatchewan, plus an MBA from Queen’s University allow Mike to bring a unique perspective to ATB’s innovation journey.