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Money – Dave Birch


It is the means of exchange that is most immediately subject to the pressure of rapid technological change, particularly since we are at one of those inflexion points that come along from time to time.

Dave Birch – Founder of The Digital Money Forum and Director, Consult Hyperion

Dave is Founder of the Digital Money Forum and a co-Founder of Consult Hyperion, the IT management consultancy that specialises in electronic transactions. He is currently the Visa Europe Research Fellow in Payments at the Centre for the Study of Financial Innovation in London, who label him “one of the most user-friendly of the UK’s uber-techies”. He was also described by The Independent newspaper as a “grade-A geek”, and by Financial World magazine as “mad”. Dave is a member of the editorial board of the E-Finance & Payments Law and Policy Journal and a columnist for SPEED. He has lectured on the impact of new information and communications technologies, contributed to publications ranging from the Parliamentary IT Review to Grocery Trader and authored more than 100 Second Sight columns for The Guardian. He is a media commentator on electronic business issues.

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