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Paris, May 27, 2021 – Dan Schulman and Eric Yuan have at least one thing in common: each has helped revolutionize an industry. After an extraordinary year marked by an exponential increase in the use of their respective platforms, they’ll be on hand to share their experiences with VivaTech audiences.
Dan Schulman will discuss the rapid transformation of the financial sector and the role of digital currencies in our changing world, including the move to a cashless society, the digital wallet opportunity, and many other fintech trends the global pandemic has accelerated. Importantly, he will address the need for responsible innovation to ensure an inclusive recovery.
Last year, Zoom became a household word in our workplaces and homes (which frequently became, thanks to Covid restrictions, indistinguishable from each other). From infatuation to saturation, from wonder to distrust, the platform created by Eric S. Yuan has been the subject of much discussion. Zoom’s founder will provide an unvarnished history of a uniquely eventful year and what's to come with the hybrid workforce.
Dan Schulman, CEO - PayPal
Dan Schulman is focused on democratizing and transforming financial services and e-commerce to improve the financial health of billions of people, families and businesses around the world. With extensive experience in payments and mobile technology, Dan is leading PayPal to reimagine how people move and manage money, and how merchants and consumers interact and transact. Under Dan, PayPal has been recognized as a TIME 100 Most Influential Company, and as a Fortune Change the World company. Recently, he was named to Fortune’s 2021 list of the World’s 50 Greatest Leaders, and received the 2020 RFK Ripple of Hope Award.
Eric S. Yuan, Founder & CEO - Zoom
Eric Yuan managed to disrupt our daily lives when he founded Zoom in 2011 with the democratization of videoconferencing and technology. Today, he continues to radically transform the way individuals and large global companies communicate – a truly forward-looking vision of the future of work.
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