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About the speech: Financial services have been transformed by the digital revolution. New types of FinTech continue to emerge in the areas of credit and lending, digital currencies, mobile payments and digital banking, and new models for Foreign Exchange. How banks and companies react to this disruption will define their future success. In his address, Barry Downes outlined key trends for the future in this area.
About the Speaker: In his role as CEO of the Telecommunications Software and Systems Group (TSSG), Mr. Downes is responsible for the strategic development of the company and leads the commercialisation of its applied and basic research. Mr. Downes is the Director of the Mobile Services Technology Gateway (MSTG) in Galway, an R&D initiative supported by Enterprise Ireland. He is on the Board of ImmersiveVREduction Ltd. which develops the award winning Apollo 11 virtual reality experience. Educational experiences such as this are fast becoming the most compelling applications of virtual reality.