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Tariq Bokhari, Carolina Fintech Hub Founder and Charlotte City Councilman

May 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

THIS IS A PAID EVENT – PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW
https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-charlotte-presents-tariq-bokhari-carolina-fintech-hub-founder-and-charlotte-city-councilman/ Tariq has spent his career at the intersection of financial and technology industries and is a passionate evangelist for the rising tide of FinTech disruption. Prior to serving as a Charlotte City Councilman and the Executive Director of the Carolina Fintech Hub, Tariq served as the Head of Innovation and Investment for FIS Global, a $9B+ fintech company. Tariq has built profitable businesses from scratch, designed and implemented global risk and cybersecurity programs, launched FinTech Accelerator programs, and completed over a dozen acquisitions. He has also held executive positions in Fortune 500 companies such as GE Capital, Wells Fargo, and Wachovia.</p>Tariq is Serial FinTech entrepreneur who dares to imagine and implement the transformational possibilities of emerging technology.&nbsp; Tariq has been successful at managing the risk portfolio of institutions exceeding $1.2 trillion in assets during one of the most tumultuous financial markets in history. He has a track record of building and growing successful businesses and is a subject matter expert and key opinion leader in the following disciplines:</p>-M&amp;A, Investments &amp; New Products Development </p>-FinTech Integration, Development, UI, and UX</p>-Financial Services Innovation &amp; Business Development </p>-Product Strategy, Executive &amp; Board Reporting</p>-OpRisk/Regulatory/Compliance Program Design </p>-Cybersecurity Program Design &amp; Implementation</p>

Agenda
6:00 PM: Meet & Greet over Beer and Food
7:00 PM: Fireside Chat w/ Tariq Bokhari
7:45 PM: Q&A w/ Tariq
8:00 PM: Network with Tariq and Guests

Speaker
Tariq Bokhari – Carolina Fintech Hub (Executive Director & Founder)

Hosted By
Robert Ingalls, Charlotte Chapter Director
Rob is the Founder of Lawpods Podcast Consulting &amp; Production, as well as professional mentor, speaker, writer, recovering attorney, and host of the Future Self Podcast. You can connect with Rob at robert@lawpods.com or book a call at https://bookme.name/lawpods

Juan Garzon, Co-Director

Joshua Lee, Community Manager
Local Charlotte attorney with plans to open a solo practice in the areas of plaintiff’s employment law, criminal law, and guardianship.

Mike Simmons, Marketing Manager

Jeff Brokaw, Team Member
Jeff Brokaw has over 20 years of experience in digital marketing, web design, and entrepreneurship. He founded his first web design and web hosting company at age 14, and at age 16 he ran the IT department of a large stock brokerage firm. Jeff founded a second successful web design and web hosting company, which was ranked as the #1 web design firm in North America by “Which Web Design” in 2012. Since then, he wrote his own Bitcoin book in 2012 which appeared in CBS Money, Yahoo Finance, The Boston Globe, International Business Times and the San Francisco Times. Jeff focuses on the intersections of innovative design, marketing, and launching successful business ventures and startups through technological media. He is also the Charlotte Chapter Director for Startup Grind. Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. It is powered by Google for Entrepreneurs. Jeff also has experience in Venture Capital and has assisted in raising numerous funding rounds for startups as well as assisting in building companies from the ground level. He is currently a board member at several rapid growth startups as well as an advisor, consultant and more for technology companies across the globe.

Global Partner
Google for Startups (https://startup.google.com)
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Partners
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StartCharlotte (http://startcharlotte.com/)
StartCharlotte’s mission is to connect the Charlotte startup community and to be the one-stop-shop for startup information. We do this by shining a spotlight on local entrepreneurship and acting as the local startup megaphone – telling the stories behind Charlotte founders and entrepreneurs. Throughout the year we’ll host events to connect our community of founders, funders, volunteers, and advisors.

Lawpods (https://www.lawpods.com)
Producing Branded Podcasts for Professional Services Companies

Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 500 cities and 125+ countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead. For more information visit StartupGrind.com or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind.

THIS IS A PAID EVENT – PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW
https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-charlotte-presents-tariq-bokhari-carolina-fintech-hub-founder-and-charlotte-city-councilman/

Details

Date:
May 7
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Website:
https://www.meetup.com/Startup-Grind-Charlotte/events/260620198/

Venue

AvidXchange
817 Hamilton St #400
Charlotte, NC 28206 us

Organizer

Startup Grind Charlotte