Bill Clinton, an American politician who served as the 42nd President of the United States from 1993 to 2001 is all set to deliver a keynote at upcoming Ripple Swell conference. Former President will also participate in a question-and-answer session, Ripple said in a press release.
The Q&A session will be hosted by Gene Sperling who was former National Economic Council director and advisor. He had served under both Bill Clinton and President Barack Obama, and is currently on Ripple’s board of directors.
Swell conference, hosted by Ripple, connects the world’s leading experts on policy, payments and technology. This year’s Swell conference will also feature:
- Financial services companies using blockchain technology in production.
- New market opportunity in remittances, e-commerce and corporate marketplaces
- Frameworks for regulating digital assets across Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
This year’s Swell conference is scheduled for Oct. 1 and will be held in San Francisco.
According to press release, President Bill Clinton leaded and he is responsible for the adoption of the Internet. He also established programs that bridged the “digital divide” and brought new technology to under-served communities around the world.
Press release further said that,
These learnings are perhaps more relevant now than ever before. Like the Internet boom of the 90’s, we are at an impasse: digital assets and blockchain technology offer a way for value to be exchanged as quickly as information – creating more financial inclusion and economic opportunity. However, with this new technology comes potential for concern, requiring thoughtful policy to protect consumers from risk without hampering innovation.
Ripple is is a real-time gross settlement system, currency exchange and remittance network created by Ripple Labs Inc., a US based technology company. Ripple is both a digital currency (XRP) and an open payment network. It is one of the largest cryptocurrencies in the world by market cap.
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