WIRED Money 2014 Main Stage speakers

The WIRED Money Main Stage will bring together over 20 speakers – from sector newcomers and the established financial powerhouses – to explore the continued evolution of money, banking and finance. Further speakers will be announced in the lead-up to the event.

  • David-Birch

David Birch

Global ambassador, Consult Hyperion

Consult Hyperion is a technical and strategic consultancy that specialises in electronic transactions.

  • John-Coates

John Coates

Senior research fellow, neuroscience and finance, University of Cambridge

John Coates previously traded derivatives for Goldman Sachs and ran a trading desk for Deutsche Bank. He now researches the biology of risk taking and stress.

  • Keren-Elazari

Keren Elazari

Industry analyst & security expert, GIGAOM

Since 2000, Keren Elazari has worked with leading security vendors, government organisations and Fortune 500 companies on their cyber security strategies.

  • James-Glattfelder

James B. Glattfelder

Complexity scientist

James B. Glattfelder aims to create a richer, data-driven understanding of the interactions that comprise our global economy.

  • Noreena-Hertz

Noreena Hertz

Economist & author

Noreena Hertz advises global CEOs and political leaders on strategy, global trends, decision-making and corporate social responsibility.

  • Annette-Heuser

Annette Heuser

Executive director, Bertelsmann Foundation

The Bertelsmann Foundation is a private foundation that aims to promote and strengthen trans-Atlantic cooperation. Annette Heuser established both its Washington and Brussels offices.

  • Nick_Hungerford

Nick Hungerford

Director & CEO, Nutmeg

Nutmeg is an online investment manager that allows customers to invest money into a portfolio of assets.

  • Peter-Keenan

Peter Keenan

CEO, Zapp

Zapp is a mobile payments platform with banks such as HSBC, First Direct, Nationwide, Santander and Metro Bank lined up to implement its service.

  • Shakil-Khan

Shakil Khan

Investor & founder, CoinDesk

Shakil Khan is an investor in BitPay, Spotify, SecondMarket, Top10, Duedil and YPlan. He is Head of Special Projects at Spotify and advisor to founder and CEO Daniel Ek.

  • Damian-Kimmelman

Damian Kimmelman

Founder & CEO, DueDil

Damian Kimmelman is the founder and CEO of DueDil, a London-based business discovery platform that has the largest source of free private company information in the UK and Ireland.

  • Brett-King

Brett King

CEO & founder, Moven

Brett King is a three times bestselling author and founder of new banking system Moven – an app, debit card, and contactless payment sticker that combine to provide real time spending insights to motivate consumers to make better informed spending decisions.

  • Matthias-Kroner

Matthias Kröner

Founder & CEO, Fidor Bank

Matthias Kröner has been CEO of Fidor Bank since 2006.

  • Mike-Laven

Mike Laven

CEO, The Currency Cloud

Mike Laven joined The Currency Cloud in 2011, growing the firm from zero revenues to processing over $4 billion (£2.36 billion) of annual international payments.

  • Gareth_Mackown

Gareth Mackown

Mobile Leader, Financial Services, IBM GBS Europe

Gareth Mackown consults with banks and insurers across Europe on their mobile and digital strategies, helping them embrace the possibilities that mobile and other trends bring to the financial services sector.

  • Alex_Mittal

Alex Mittal

Cofounder & CEO, FundersClub

FundersClub is a venture capital platform that allows investors to become equity holders in FundersClub-managed ventures.

  • Philipp-Moehring

Philipp Moehring

All things Europe, AngelList

Philipp Moehring was startup platform AngelList's first European hire. Based in Berlin, he helps startups raise funding and investment capital and connect to the best investors.

  • Pat_Phelan

Pat Phelan

Cofounder & CEO, Trustev

Trustev is a real time online identity verification service for e-commerce, based in Cork.

  • Danae_Ringelmann

Danae Ringelmann

Cofounder & chief development officer, Indiegogo

Danae Ringelmann cofounded crowdfunding platform Indiegogo in 2008. Since then it's raised $40 million (£24 million) for a multitude of business and creative projects.

  • Lee_Sankey

Lee Sankey

Design director, Innovation & Customer Experience, Barclays

At Barclays bank Lee Sankey is helping build and lead an interdisciplinary team responsible for creating new services.

  • Sebastian-Siemiatkowski

Sebastian Siemiatkowski

CEO, Klarna

Sebastian Siemiatkowski has over eight years of experience working in online and mobile payment services.