623. Insights: If the President orders a CBDC, then who can stop it?
Simon Taylor is joined live on stage at New York FinTech Week by some great guests, from Visa, EMTECH and The Digital Dollar Project, to discuss whether a US central bank digital currency is now inevitable.
Our expert host, Simon Taylor, hosted a live onstage panel as part of Empire Startups New York FinTech Week!
Earlier this year, we saw an executive order signed on the desk of the White House calling for research and development on a US CBDC.
What was once a theoretical possibility has now been directly decreed by the President himself.
So, today we’re talking about how this executive order will fit into the history books, what we know about CBDCs currently, what the challenges are still to overcome and what the future may hold.
This week's guests include:
- Cuy Sheffield, Head of Crypto, Visa
- Carmelle Cadet, Founder & CEO, EMTECH
- Jennifer Lassiter, Executive Director, The Digital Dollar Project
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Special Guests: Carmelle Cadet, Cuy Sheffield , and Jennifer Lassiter.