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Wednesday, October 24 • 11:15am - 11:35am
Grabbing Asia & Beyond: The Rise of Tech Platforms

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Earlier this year, Singapore-based Grab acquired Uber's assets in Southeast Asia and caught a ride on a fintech revolution that is underway throughout Asia. Dominant tech platforms like Grab, Alipay and WeChat Pay offer an ever-increasing range of financial and non-financial services, integrated via a frictionless payments layer. Consumers, merchants and small businesses can now use GrabPay to accept mobile payments across Southeast Asia as it’s taking steps to become the region’s leading fintech platform and the next superapp. In this keynote case study on the impact of tech platforms in Asia, hear directly from the executives who are leading Grab's foray into fintech and explore the implications the rise of Asian tech platforms might have for the US and global marketplace.

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Dan Primack

Business Editor, Axios
Bio coming soon

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Reuben Lai

Senior Managing Director, Head of Grab Financial, Grab
Reuben Lai is the Senior Managing Director, Co-Head of Grab Financial Group, where he oversees Grab's payments and financial services businesses in Southeast Asia, outside of Indonesia, to drive financial inclusion for the middle economy. He leads Grab Financial's open ecosystem strategy... Read More →
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Jason Thompson

Jason Thompson is the CEO of OVO, Indonesia’s largest mobile payments and financial services platform. He oversees the strategic direction of OVO as it drives financial inclusion by increasing access to financial services for Indonesia’s 250 million inhabitants. Over the last... Read More →

Wednesday October 24, 2018 11:15am - 11:35am
Revolution Stage at Venetian Ballroom, Level 2