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Digital Currency:
The Future of Money & Global Finance

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 Professional Development Series

MoneyDigital Currency is one of the most powerful innovations in finance in the past 500 years. It is here to stay and is increasingly dominant in our commercial and personal transactions. – Wall Street Journal, January 23, 2015

Please join Financial Women of San Francisco and Harvard Club of San Francisco in this exciting opportunity to learn from the experts as they discuss the nuts and bolts and pros and cons of this payment system revolution.

We will explore everything you need to know but may have been afraid to ask.

Who is leading the digital currency revolution; what are its capabilities; when should it be used; where can I learn more; and how will digital currency impact my career and the future of money and global finance.



Welly Sculley, Director of Business Development, Ripple Labs

Welley Sculley

Welly leads channel partner business development for Ripple Labs to bring Ripple's capabilities to banks and central banks globally. Prior to joining Ripple Labs, Welly worked with distributed payment platform technologies - most recently with Boku, an alternative global payment network operator. He holds a B.A. from Harvard College.

Dan Morehead, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Pantera Capital Management LP

Dan MoreheadDan founded Pantera Capital Management LP in 2003. He also co-founded and was CEO of Atriax, an electronic foreign exchange platform. Prior to that, he was head of macro trading and CFO at Tiger Management, global head of FX options at Deutsche Bank in London, and managed a global macro fund and derivatives trading units in North America and Japan at Bankers Trust. Dan began his career at Goldman Sachs as a mortgage-backed securities trader. Dan graduated magna cum laude from Princeton University with a B.S. in Civil Engineering and received the Carmichael Prize for an outstanding thesis.

Wallace Young, Director, Risk Coordination Unit risk Monitoring and Analysis Group, Division of Banking Supervision and Regulation, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Wallace YoungWallace Young is Director of the Risk Coordination Unit at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. Mr. Young manages a diverse group of risk coordinators and supporting personnel who are responsible for monitoring key banking risks and supervisory issues, providing guidance and consultative services to supervisory staff, and working with counterparts throughout the Federal Reserve System to develop and deploy regulatory guidance. Mr. Young has participated on a number of Federal Reserve System workgroups and committees; he is also an instructor for the Federal Reserve’s training program.

Prior to joining the Federal Reserve, Mr. Young was a bank examiner at the California Department of Financial Institutions from 1995 – 1999, and a Credit Analyst at two non-financial companies from 1990 – 1995. Mr. Young holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from San Diego State University, and a MBA in Finance from the College of Notre Dame in Belmont, CA. He is also a graduate of Pacific Coast Banking School, where he graduated with distinction in 2004.


Erin McCune, Partner, Glenbrook Partners, LLC

Erin McCuneErin focuses her efforts at Glenbrook on client engagements in business-to-business payments, bill payment, cross-border transactions, global eCommerce, and emerging math based currency based payment solutions.

Erin has over fifteen years of experience leading increasingly complex payment initiatives for corporate clients and advising financial institutions and payment technologists on the development of their payment capabilities.

Before joining Glenbrook, Erin was the founder of Forte Financial, a consulting firm focused on corporate finance efficiency, technology, and process improvement.

Erin holds a B.A. in English from the University of California, Davis, and an MBA from the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California. She is a past president of the Financial Women’s Association of San Francisco and also a two-term past president of the San Francisco Treasury Management Association.

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