Technology Association of Georgia Announces Final Agenda for Fintech South

Special guests include recording artist Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, two-time NBA all-star and entrepreneur Baron Davis, and “Mulan” actor and activist Jimmy Wong

Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) gives the full agenda for. known Fintech South, the largest event in the Southeast dedicated to financial innovation. The virtual conference, which will take place from June 22nd to 24th, offers more than 40 hours of interactive content from over 300 speakers in their keynotes, roundtables and eight deep dive tracks – Payments Trends for the Next Normal, Regulating Fintech in the Biden Era, retail and post-pandemic trade, wealth growth and protection, digital banking revolution, blockchain and the future of currency, identity, data protection, security and fraud, and solving the American finhealth crisis.

Special guests include recording artist and investor Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, two-time NBA all-star Baron Davis and “Mulan” actor Jimmy Wong. Keynotes on the main stage will feature executives from the biggest names in fintech including Blackrock, Cardlytics, Deluxe, Equifax, Fiserv, Invesco, Kabbage, Mastercard, NCR, Panoramic Ventures, PayPal and Truist.

“This year’s event has grown into one of the largest fintech conferences in the world,” said Larry Williams, President and CEO of TAG. “From the caliber of the speakers to the quality of the content, entertainment and networking opportunities, this event is really a must.”

In its fourth year, Fintech South is a global exchange of insights, innovations and trends that will fuel tomorrow’s financial technology industry. The 2021 event will bring together senior fintech executives from across the global fintech ecosystem, including stakeholders from the payments industry, banking, wealth management, insurance, retail and earnings, as well as local, national and international media.

Recommended speakers included

  • Tui Allen – Senior Product Manager, Shopify

  • Sergio Jiménez Amozurrutia – Founder and CEO, Flink

  • Beverly Anderson – President, Global Consumer Solutions, Equifax

  • Pierpaolo Barbieri – Founder and CEO, Ualá

  • Frank Blake – Former Chairman and CEO of The Home Depot; Co-Creator and Moderator of “Crazy Good Turns”

  • Betsy Cohen – Chairman, FinTech Masala

  • Marty Flanagan – President and CEO, Invesco

  • Isabelle Freidheim – Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Starwood VC; Co-Founder and Chairman, Athena Technology Acquisition Corp.

  • Claire Gates – Chief Commercial Officer, PPRO

  • Ryan Gilbert – Founder, Launchpad Capital

  • Marc Gorlin – Chairman & Co-Founder, Kabbage; Founder and CEO, Roadie

  • Scott Grimes – Co-Founder and Chairman, Cardlytics

  • Melissa tumors – Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Arbor Ventures

  • Paul Richter – Executive Chairman and Co-Founder of Pindrop Security; Co-Founder, TechSquare Labs

  • Lynne Arbor – Co-Founder and CEO, Cardlytics

  • Ken Lian – Co-founder and CEO of Cheese Financial

  • James Lloyd – Expert in fintech and payments in the Asia-Pacific region, Independently

  • Jim Magats – SVP Omni Payments, PayPal

  • Barry McCarthy – President & CEO, Deluxe

  • Colin meadows – Senior Managing Director, Head of Invesco Digital Ventures, Invesco

  • Sheel Mohnot – Founding partner, Better Tomorrow Ventures

  • Michael Moreland – Co-Founder and CEO, Field Intelligence

  • Phyllis Newhouse – Founder and CEO, Xtreme Solutions; Co-Founder and CEO, Athena Technology Acquisition Corp.

  • Tyrone Ross Jr. – Founder “learn money”; CEO, Onramp Invest

  • Nandan Sheth – Head of Carat & Digital Commerce, Fiserv

  • Santiago Suarez – Co-Founder and CEO, ADDI

  • Dilip Thazhmon – Co-founder, Jeeves

  • Jess Turner – EVP New digital infrastructure and fintech, Mastercard

  • Kahina Van Dyke – Global Head, Digital Channels & Data Analytics, Standard Chartered

  • David Wilkinson – President & GM, Global Retail, NCR

  • Ann Williams – Chief Operating Officer, Creditas

“Every year at Fintech South we raise the bar for the quality of our speaker placement,” says Andrew Morris, Executive Director of Fintech South 2021. “It is noteworthy that of more than 300 confirmed speakers, almost half are founders or CEOs. We also pride ourselves on the diversity that is reflected in our speaker faculty, and we’ve worked together to ensure that our speakers reflect the world in general. We couldn’t be more excited about this year’s event. “

The full agenda can be found at To register for Fintech South, visit Follow the conversation on social media using #FintechSouth. The platinum sponsor for Fintech South 2021 is Invesco QQQ. A portion of all ticket sales are supported TAG-Ed.

About the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)

TAG’s mission is to connect, nurture, influence and train Georgia’s technology ecosystem to drive the innovation economy. Through these four basic strategies, TAG serves the technology community, helping to support, grow and ignite technology leaders, businesses and the entire Georgian economy.

TAG serves more than 30,000 members across the country through regional chapters in Metro Atlanta, Augusta, Columbus, Macon / Middle Georgia, and Savannah. The TAG organizes more than 150 events every year and acts as an umbrella organization for over 20 specialist societies.

TAG offers networking and educational programs; Celebrates Georgia’s technology leaders and corporations and advocates legislative action that will improve the state’s economic climate for technology.

Additionally, the TAG Education Collaborative (TAG-Ed) is focused on promoting educational initiatives in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

For more information, see the TAG website at To learn more about the TAG-Ed Collaborative visit

Invesco QQQ is sold by Invesco Distributors, Inc.

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