Thursday, July 30, 2020 | 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Join us in partnership with the Fordham University Gabelli Center for Global Security Analysis for a virtual lunchtime program with Dan Simon, author of The Money Hackers: How a Group of Misfits Took on Wall Street and Changed Finance Forever. Dan will discuss "Innovation in Crisis" in a conversation with MoAF President David Cowen.
About Dan Simon
Daniel P. Simon is a writer, entrepreneur and financial communications expert. He has been part of the Fintech Revolution since its inception, advising on some of the biggest brands in the space including Morgan Stanley, Bloomberg and Goldman Sachs. His focus on finance and its future led him to become CEO and Co-Founder of Vested, an integrated communications firm where he and his team partner with top financial and fintech companies.
Dan’s natural curiosity about all things related to finance and his unique viewpoint as an insider in the financial industry have perfectly positioned him to be an authority on the beginnings of the fintech revolution. He’s been watching the industry since its inception and has chronicled its major events, from the day when Apple launched its App Store, to the Winkelvoss twins becoming key players in the world of Bitcoin, and beyond. He is a regular columnist for Forbes, Market Media and CoinTelegraph; and has appeared on Cheddar, FinTech TV, Asset TV and BrightTALK’;s "Focus on Fintech" series. He is the founder of the online digital publication Finsiders and the podcast Money & Broad, as well as the co-founder of the Museum of American Finance's Communications Executives Advisory Panel.
About David Cowen (moderator)
David Cowen, President/CEO of the Museum of American Finance, has over 20 years experience as a trader on Wall Street, including in the foreign exchange groups at Bankers Trust and Deutsche Bank. The founder of Quasar Capital Partners, a macro hedge fund, Mr. Cowen holds a BA in American history from Columbia College, an MBA from the Wharton School of Business, and an MA and Ph.D in American history from NYU. He has written extensively on US financial history.