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Silicon Valley Speakers Series: Cash and Currency

Date & Time

Friday January 21, 2022
12:00PM ET / 11:00AM CT / 10:00AM MT / 9:00AM PT

Location

Online

Description

Registration is not required. Click or tap the Zoom link below to join!

Cash is legal tender—currency or coins—that can be used to exchange goods, debt, or services. This week, Greg Thornton, Enterprise Architect of Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, will lead the discussion about cash, banking, online banking and future of banking.

Having worked 10 years in the insurance industry and 5 years in the financial industry as a Solutions and Enterprise Architect, Greg Thornton currently works as an Enterprise Architect, often working on innovation projects such as Digital Twins, Block-chain, and learning machines. He is currently working in the realm of Internet of Things, controlling and harvesting data from physical devices.

Click or tap to join this session by Zoom:

https://seniorplanet.zoom.us/j/88589209796

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Today, technology is intertwined with personal finance – everything from how you bank, pay for things, manage money, get a loan, or invest money. Although this is not new, the pandemic has expedited the use of technology in our daily routines of managing our personal finances. Online banking, online shopping, and other online transactions grew during the last 20 months. The use of technology will persist beyond the pandemic.

What are the basics of technology used in personal finance? In this speaker series, we are inviting guest speakers from the banking and/or technology industry to provide a behind-the-scenes look at the technology and processes involved with online banking and payments. It intends to open the eyes of the curious minds, and connect common technology terms to our day-to-day activities, such as managing passwords, multi-factor authentication, encryption, and more.

Please note the speakers will share their perspectives that are of their own, which do not represent the organization they work for.

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