Paul Wong

Paul is the Director of Product for Central Bank Digital Currencies and Institutions at the Stellar Development Foundation and leads work on large institutional asset issuance and use. Prior to joining SDF, he spent almost 20 years in central banking at the Federal Reserve Board and Bank for International Settlements. At the Federal Reserve, he established the Board’s Technology Lab, drafted international and domestic risk management standards for payment systems, and oversaw the provision of central bank services.
Wednesday, October 12
11:00 am - 11:40 pm

Hope or Hype: How digital innovation will unlock economic opportunities

Blockchain’s promise is rooted in its ability to create economic opportunity for those left behind in the current system. But how do the organizations and researchers committed to these goals really think about the role of digital transformation and blockchain? Will it be a gamechanger or is it just hype? Come to this panel discussion to explore the answers.