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Show Me the Money

Navin Gupta, Managing Director, South Asia and MENA, Ripple
Hosted by Santanu Paul, Founder & CEO, TalentSprint


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About DeepTalk

DeepTalk is an interactive series on Deep Tech where leaders, experts, and trendsetters at the forefront of technological change, discuss and share their unique perspective and knowledge in disruptive technologies like AI, ML, Blockchain, FinTech, IoT and more with our vast community of professionals.

The 4th episode of DeepTalk brings to surface one of the most important questions on everybody’s mind: how Blockchain can grow beyond crypto and solve the real problems of the industry? In other words, whether it makes sense to stay invested in Blockchain now? Navin Gupta, MD of Ripple, the largest user of Blockchain around the world, will discuss this and other key issues on empowering the ecosystem elements around Blockchain including the Govt, educational institutions and professionals. And how all this will impact the adoption of this disruptive technology in the coming days.



Navin Gupta
MD, South Asia and MENA, Ripple
(Ex HSBC, Citi Group, Autoload India)

Navin drives the growth strategy of Ripple with a special focus on South Asia, the Middle East and North African region. A passionate advocate of Blockchain use cases beyond the crypto, he helps banks improve their cross-border payment offerings and to join the growing, global network of financial institutions and market makers laying the foundation for the Internet of Value. He believes Blockchain adoption will grow with education and research.


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Santanu Paul
Founder & CEO, TalentSprint
(Ex Virtusa, IBM, Open Pages)

Santanu guides strategy and growth at TalentSprint. Under his leadership, the company has emerged as India's leading deeptech education platform for working professionals and young graduates. The company has won many awards and raised venture capital from Nexus Venture Partners and NSDC. He also serves on various boards of banks, financial institutions, and high-tech firms. He has been a visiting professor of entrepreneurship and computing at leading academic institutions and writes often for business and mainstream media.

About Ripple

Ripple provides global financial settlement solutions to ultimately enable the world to exchange value like it already exchanges information – giving rise to an Internet of Value (IoV). Ripple solutions lower the total cost of settlement by enabling banks to transact directly, without correspondent banks, and with real-time certainty of settlement. Ripple partners with top universities to support academic research, development and innovation in Blockchain and digital payments. Know more at ripple.com

About TalentSprint

TalentSprint, a National Stock Exchange (NSE) Group Company, brings transformational high-end and deep-tech learning programs to emerging and experienced professionals in partnership with top academic institutions and global corporations. Its patent-pending, AI-powered, digital learning platform enables a perfect blend of high-end academics and industry-leading practitioner experience. Its programs have consistently seen a high engagement rate and customer delight. For more information, visit www.talentsprint.com.

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