CME Group Invites You

Launched in 2012, the CME Group TechTalk series aims to provide insightful and thought-provoking content related to emerging and disruptive financial markets technology.


This annual event brings together industry leaders and experts who are pushing the boundaries of technology in areas such as cultivated big data, cryptocurrency, machine learning and much more.


This year, Tech Talk will be featured, for the first time in the Asia-Pacific region, at the National Gallery of Singapore.  

Event Details


Thursday, December 7, 2017



Registration: 3:30 p.m.
Event: 4:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Networking Reception: 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. 


Aura Sky Lounge
1 Saint Andrew's Road, 05-03 and 06-02 National Gallery


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Event Themes

Tech Talk Asia aims to provide insightful and thought-provoking content covering:

Big Data

For the past few years, big data has been a big topic. With real-time access to unprecedented amounts of data, the focus has shifted to cultivating, visualizing and using it.

Tech Talk Asia will look at the ecosystem of the non-traditional data sets specific to Asia and share the dynamics as well as the opportunities and challenges that lies ahead.  

Innovation in the Cloud

With wide spread adoption of cloud technologies, quantitative finance has started leveraging the cloud for storing, studying and transferring data.

As this area continues to develop, it is important to understand how using the cloud can potentially revolutionize the way we can  access and work with financial information.

Cryptocurrency & FinTech 

Singapore is becoming the leading fintech hub in Asia with new technology constantly on the horizon. From digital assets to true automation, 2017 looks to usher in plenty of opportunities for FinTech start-ups and consumers.

Take a closer look at business models around the cryptocurrency space among the APAC FinTech community and learn about technology and services currently being implemented in the markets

Analytics: Formula One to Finance

Formula One is not just about horsepower and daring drivers, it’s a race of cutting-edge engine and sensor technology at their most intense. Right calls make champions and the wrong calls could spell disaster. 

Learn more about how Formula One performance racers design their winning data strategy and how these concepts can be incorporated for financial business development.

Event Agenda


3:30 – 4:00 p.m. Registration

4:00 – 4:10 p.m. Welcoming Remarks 

Julie Armstrong - Executive Director, Global Head of Market Technology Services, CME Group

4:15 – 4:35 p.m. Formula 1 Grand Prix: Analytics to Drive Performance

Matthew Marsh –  Formula One Analyst, FOX Sports Asia

4:40 – 5:00 p.m. Big Data, the Fourth Industrial Revolution in China

Wang San Shou – President, Jusfoun Big Data & Guiyang Big Data Exchange

5:05 – 5:15 p.m. Defining the Market: Latest Developments in SDN

Jasmyne Tung - Sales Director, Capital Markets Sales Asia, Colt

5:20 – 5:35 p.m. Economics of Cryptocurrency, Digital Gold and Fiat Money

Erik Norland - Senior Economist, CME Group

5:40 – 6:20 p.m. Asia Cryptocurrency Fintech Panel Session

Jamie Yu – Director, Market Technology Sales, CME Group
Phil Joslin – Director, Kript Pte Ltd
Mike Kayamori – CEO, QUOINE Pte Ltd
Jehan Chu– Managing Partner, Kenetic Capital
Ashwin Nair – Cryptocurrency Trading at Cumberland, a DRW Company

6:25 – 6:45 p.m. Keynote Presentation by Amazon Services

Laurence Thiery – Head of Asia Financial Services Business Development, Amazon

6:50 – 7:00 p.m. Closing Remarks

Christopher Fix – Managing Director, Asia Pacific, CME Group
Craig Mohan – Managing Director, Market Technology & Data Services, CME Group

7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Networking Reception

*Schedule is subject to change.

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