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What is Blockchain and Is It Important for You to Be Prepared? by The Jacksonville CFO Leadership Council

Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 2:15 PM


What is Blockchain and Is It Important for You to Be Prepared?hosted by The Jacksonville CFO Leadership CouncilTuesday, April 23, 20187:15 AM - 7:45 AM Networking | 7:45 AM - 8:00 AM Breakfast | 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM Presentation Program Description: Blockchain and cryptocurrencies have been covered in the news and made some splashy headlines in the last year. But there is much more to the technology behind Bitcoin and Etherium than is generally understood. Most analysts agree that this technology has a great potential to value delivery models across industries. Our panel of experts will separate the hype behind the buzzwords to reveal the real business value of this promising technology, and cover the implications of blockchain technology for financial, insurance, manufacturing and other sectors. Learning Outcomes: Gain perspective on how various industries are leveraging this hot technology Discover the essential elements necessary to make a good case for a blockchain-based solution Understand concepts associated with building a blockchain network   Curtis Wood, certified blockchain expert, founder & CEO of Beemortgageapp.com, the first complete mobile mortgage app built on blockchain, licensed mortgage originator in 22 states.   Michael Carter is a Senior Director with Alvarez & Marsal in Jacksonville, FL. He specializes in the area of financial crimes which includes the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Counter-Terrorism Financing, sanctions, fraud, bribery and corruption. Mr. Carter brings more than 15 years of experience providing organizations with advisory, performance improvement, and operational and organizational leadership. He applies efficient and effective project management and transformation management techniques to assist casinos, digital currency companies, real estate firms, and financial institutions with financial crimes compliance. His recent work includes serving as the Financial Crimes Advisor to Executive Management for a blockchain-based investment and wealth management platform; creation of a data simulation model to assess fraud and corruption risk for a multi-functional, multi-jurisdictional Fortune 500 company; and the development of compliance roadmaps for emerging market businesses. Prior to joining A&M, Mr. Carter was a consultant at a Big Four accounting firm providing advisory and investigative services in the financial crimes arena. He was a site and project team leader for Global Delivery Service teams for AML and financial crimes. He also served as the National Communications Chairman for the firm's Veterans Network. Mr. Carter began his career in the U.S. Army as an infantry officer, currently serves as a Major in the U.S. Army Reserves, and holds a Department of Defense Security Clearance. He is a veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan) whose decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, and Combat Infantryman Badge. Mr. Carter earned a bachelor's degree in criminal justice from the University of North Florida, and an MBA from George Mason University. He is a Project Management Professional (PMP), a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), and a member of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS), Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), and Government Blockchain Association (GBA).   As President and CEO, Neal G. Anderson brings more than 25 years of payment processing and automation experience to OnPay Solutions. Mr. Anderson’s tenure in business-to-business payments began at Digital Design - the developer of the industry’s first desktop MICR-laser check printing technology. At Digital Design, later rebranded Payformance, he served in many capacities from vice president of sales to chief executive officer.  Payformance experienced considerable growth over the years which resulted in Mr. Anderson leading the sale of the attractive

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