FinTech, AI & Emerging Technologies
Join us for a conversation on FinTech, AI & emerging technologies with Combiz Richard Abdolrahimi, Global Emerging Tech & Innovation Leader and Government & Public Services (GPS) @ Deloitte Consulting LLP
Combiz is a U.S. National Security Lawyer, Global Emerging Technology and Innovation Leader at Deloitte, a former financial regulator & policymaker, and has served across government at the U.S. Departments of State, Treasury, The White House & Senate. He is a senior executive with 15 years of public & private sector experience helping government agencies & Fortune 500 CEOs to deliver large & complex digital transformation projects, leading & managing multi-billion dollar budgets, & harnessing the power of innovation & emerging technologies to meet consumer & mission needs. He has scaled data-driven & technology-powered systems to advance & execute policy priorities, and has worked with industry & government leaders on shaping the business, policy, legal, ethical, regulatory, & technology dimensions of artificial intelligence, blockchain, drones & ITS, payments & banking services, trade finance, cloud & edge computing, quantum and IoT, crypto, cyber, smart cities, FinTech/RegTech, 5G & next-generation communication technologies, digital identity, AML/CFT, & financial regulatory compliance.
Combiz serves on multiple advisory boards including WHO, AFCEA FedID, UN ITU, UMD iLEAD, OECD & the Department of Commerce TFAC, is a globally recognized thought leader who’s regularly invited to speak at global events (e.g., CES, Davos, Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Annual Legislative Conference, & Doha Forum), & is the recipient of multiple awards including the 2020 Federal 100 Award, which recognizes the top 100 senior executives who had the greatest impact in government.
Born in Texas, the son of immigrants, Combiz’s first job was working the cash register for his family’s small business—at the age of 12. He is a graduate of UCLA; American University of Beirut; & Georgetown Law, receiving his B.A., J.D. & LL.M.
January 25th @ 8am EST/13:00 GMT
Hi there! I'm currently looking for an accredited FinTech bootcamp, while based in London. The Columbia Engineering School course looks incredible, but isn't offered to those outside of the U.S.. Do you know of any other credible courses?
1. what qualifications in my ug is required to get into fintech? 2. is fintech a good industry for a person interested in econ, fin and programming? 3. what level of programming skills should one learn for a career in fintech? 4. is an econ bachelors with cfa alongside and coding skills developed on my own a good to go for a job in fintech?
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