Fintech Channel Episode 1- Mirna Sleiman, Hatem Hannoun, and Ira Kaufman
In this first episode of the Fintech Channel, Mirna Sleiman, Hatem Hannoun, and Ira Kaufman share their takes on the changing nature of fintech, how it will take over new industries, entrepreneurship and what lies in the future. Mirna Sleiman is a Digital Transformation & Fintech Expert, former Business Development Director at Thomson Reuters, and award-winning journalist at Dow Jones, The Wall Street Journal and Reuters. With a background in Strategic Advisory, Government Affairs and Business Development, she now founded the Afnan Chain crowdfunding platform for social good on blockchain. Hatem Hannoun is the Business Development Manager at Bayt.com, a leading job site in the Middle East that integrates jobs, a learning platform, and a professional network. Ira Kaufman is a Digital Transformation Consultant with 40 years of marketing experience in business, non-profit and education. Currently, at Lynchburg College School of Business and Economics he is designing innovative courses on leadership, digital marketing and social entrepreneurship while directing their new Institute for Transformative Leadership. As a digital strategist, he guides companies ranging from start-ups to multinationals with their innovation, social branding, integrated digital marketing and transformation strategies.