|[January 08, 2014]
PYMNTS.com and The Innovation Project 2014 Announce Heavy-Weight Lineup including Global Thought-Leaders; Michael Porter, Sir Terry Leahy, Russell Simmons, Jeremy Allaire and others
BOSTON --(Business Wire)--
the premier source of news and commentary on innovation in payments and
the broader commerce ecosystem, announces the esteemed keynote speakers
and industry visionaries for The 2014 Innovation Project being
held at Annenberg Hall on the campus of Harvard University* March
The Innovation Project convenes the most elite innovators and executives
each year to dive into the issues that impact every single player across
every single facet of the rapidly changing payments and commerce
ecosystem. This year's theme: Rethink. Reset. Reinvent will
address a variety of topics including the reinvention of retail,
commerce, the consumer experience, security, digital cash, global
commerce. The opening session will feature CEOs of incumbents and
founders of new entrants discussing how they each plan to reinvent the
future of an industry being transformed by mobile devices, the cloud,
big data and emerging technologies.
The Innovation Project roundtable discussions pair global thought
leaders with industry CEOs to jump start discussions with round table
participants over critical issues in payments and commerce. Some of the
luminaries that will drive the thought-provoking conversations during
The Innovation Project 2014 include:
Jeremy Allaire (News - Alert) Founder & CEO of Circle Internet Financial
Richard Clarke, Cyber Security Expert, Former Counterterrorism
Czar & Best-Selling author
Liz Claman, Fox Business News Anchor and business pundit
Charles Duhigg, Pulitzer Prize Winning Reporter & Author of
"The Power of Habit"
Sir Terry Leahy, Former CEO of TESCO & Author of "Management in
Michael Porter, Foremost Authority on Strategy, Competition and
Competitive Advantage; Creator of Shared Value Concep; Harvard
Business School Professor
Russell Simmons, Entrepreneur & Pre-Paid (News - Alert) Pioneer Founder,
Itamar Simonson, Stanford Business School Professor and Author
of "Absolute Value"
"The Innovation Project is one of a kind. Our goal is to do three
things: bring in the very best minds from outside the industry to start
important conversations about our industry's future, to create a
comfortable forum where C-level execs can build relationships and get
deals done, and to introduce the newest and freshest innovators and
innovations to these decision makers. It's not a conference or an event,
it's an experience that reserved for the most elite players in payments
and commerce. " said Karen Webster, PYMNTS.com President.
The Innovation Project also features 50 of the most promising innovators
in payments and commerce who will demonstrate their approach to
reinventing the future of payments, as well as the industry's premier
competitive cross industry collaboration, The ThinkAThon.
Attendance to The Innovation Project is limited. To apply, please click
reinventing the way in which companies in payments share relevant
information about the initiatives that shape the future of commerce and
makes news. This powerful B2B platform is the #1 site for the payments
and broader commerce ecosystem by traffic and the premier source of
information about "what's next" in payments. C-suite and VP level
executives turn to it daily for these insights, making the PYMNTS.com audience
the most valuable in the industry. It provides an interactive platform
for companies to demonstrate thought leadership, popularize products
and, most importantly, capture the mindshare of global decision-makers.
It's where the best minds and best content meet on the web.
About The Innovation Project
Over 2 days, 60+ speakers and 600+ senior members of the payments
industry will change the way that the payments and its broader commerce
ecosystem thinks, talks, delivers and ignites innovation. On March 19th
& 20th the greatest minds in commerce and payments will
assemble at Annenberg Hall in Memorial Hall on the Campus of Harvard
University* near Boston to kick the conversation about innovation up to
an entirely different level at The Innovation Project. Speakers
and delegates are among the most senior executives from literally every
established payments company worldwide.
For more information on The Innovation Project please visit http://theinnovationproject2014.com/
*Please note that The Innovation Project and PYMNTS.com are not
affiliated with Harvard University, nor is the Innovation Project 2014 a
Harvard University program or activity.
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