Pervasive Connectivity: A Driver of Change

Posted January 31, 2019 | Leadership |

Several factors are leading the fintech revolution and affecting technological innovations. These include cryptocurrencies, tokens, initial coin offerings, blockchain, and other security advancements (i.e., multifactor and biometric authentication). The ability of the financial services industry to experiment with these new technologies responsibly is an essential component of their future success and sustainability. The disruption affecting innovation in the financial industry is also driven by the pervasive connectivity that characterizes today’s telecommunications sector, enabled by the diffusion of Internet access worldwide and the integration of the Internet with other sensor-based technologies, forming the Internet of Things (IoT) infrastructure.

About The Author
Salvatore Moccia is Director of the Executive Master in Digital Transformation and Professor of Strategic Management at the International University of La Rioja, Spain, and holds visiting positions in Armenia, Germany, Switzerland, and Thailand. He is the founder and CEO of several digital content websites, including Fintech News and Shared Mobility. Dr. Moccia also serves as board member and Secretary General for the foundation "A Bridge to the… Read More
Katia Passerini is a Senior Consultant with Cutter Consortium. Dr. Passerini is also Provost and Executive Vice President (EVP) of Seton Hall University. Passerini recently served as the Lesley H. and William L. Collins Distinguished Chair and Dean of the Lesley H. and William L. Collins College of Professional Studies at St. John's University. Previously, she was Professor and Hurlburt Chair of Management of Information Systems (MIS) and served… Read More
Igor Tomic is Professor of Economics at the Peter J. Tobin College of Business, St. John’s University. He is Director of Global Business Research Symposium and past Editor of Review of Business. Dr. Tomic is the author of Managerial Economics: Tools and Concepts; Essentials of Monetary and Fiscal Economics (with C.L Jain); and has published articles in the areas of mergers, privatization, common currencies, and financial stability. Before… Read More
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