White House Advisor on Creating a Vibrant FinTech Industry

Adrienne Harris, Special Assistant to the President for Economic Policy, White House National Economic Council

Venue : VISA Boardroom (AmCham Office, 1 Scotts Road, #23-03 Shaw Centre)

Date : November 15, 2016

Time : 11:45 AM - 1:30 PM

Price : $0.00

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EVENT IS CANCELLED!

Please join us for an
Informal Roundtable Discussion with Adrienne Harris, Special Assistant to the President for Economic Policy at the White House National Economic Council, on The Government’s Role in Creating a Vibrant FinTech Industry: An Interactive Discussion.

Adrienne will speak about the role the U.S. Government is playing in developing the FinTech industry and looks forward to an informative exchange.

Hosted by the Financial Services Committee and Information & Communications Technology Committee

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Speaker’s bio:

Adrienne Harris
Special Assistant to the President for Economic Policy
White House National Economic Council 


Adrienne is a Special Assistant to the President for Economic Policy at the White House National Economic Council.  Her portfolio includes financial regulatory reform, financial technology, cyber security, consumer protection, and housing finance reform.  She comes to the White House from the US Department of Treasury where she served as Senior Advisor to the Deputy Secretary. 

Prior to coming to Washington DC, Adrienne was an Associate at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York, where her practice included representing financial institutions and other corporations in regulatory enforcement proceedings, complex civil litigations, and matters related to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
 

While at the firm, Adrienne was tapped to serve as an advisor to Cory Booker’s 2013 Senate campaign, and prior to that, as Deputy Campaign Manager for his mayoral
reelection bid in 2010.  That same year, she served as Executive Director of the Transition for Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr. 

Adrienne worked as a Press Secretary in Pennsylvania on President Obama’s first presidential campaign in 2008.  From 2007 to 2008, she was a Judicial Clerk in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York for the
Honorable Stephen C. Robinson. 

Adrienne earned her MBA from the New York University Stern School of Business with specializations in Economics and Management, her JD from Columbia Law School where she was a member of the Columbia Law Review, and her BA from Georgetown University where was a John Carroll Scholar and graduated with honors.




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