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Meet Ed Haravon

Entrepreneur and business leader with a proven history of developing the talents of people alongside emerging trends in technology to solve business problems. I am excited to co-found Get Real XR with Rob Merrilees to help businesses and not for profits change the way they work.

My background is in proprietary trading where I spent over 20 years as an options trader, portfolio manager, partner and executive. As trading in capital markets became driven by advances in technology, the ability to leverage these new toolsets became crucial to industry success. Over the years I have gained valuable experience in areas such as high-performance computing, algorithmic and AI – driven strategy development, managing large sets of data, and combining qualitative and quantitative research to inform decision making.

I was able to take these foundational skills with me into the emerging cryptocurrency markets. Bitcoin and other digital tokens burst onto the scene absent the required infrastructure to support its assent into an investable asset class. As the industry struggled to catch up I had the opportunity to manage solutions pertaining to clearing, custody, product innovation, and execution software as they related to the needs of the retail investors

The “future of work” has never been more on the minds of innovators and entrepreneurs than it is in the current moment. I am excited about applying my cumulative experiences towards helping businesses imagine the possibilities that lie ahead.

If you are a business leader that shares this outlook, I invite you to connect with me on Linkedin today.

Expanding Opportunities for Financial Institutions in the Metaverse

December 6, 2023 at10:00 AM EST (Check your time zone)

Moderator: Ed Haravon

Panelists: Apurv SuriMarc NicholsCaroline Hughes 

The metaverse has become increasingly attractive to banks, insurance companies, and other facets of the financial industry, especially as banks seek new ways of reaching and delivering services to their customers more cost effectively. Virtual banks in the metaverse have been sprouting up worldwide. But financial institutions are also utilizing the metaverse for such applications as training, recruiting, and collaborative work. This session will examine the effectiveness of and prospects for a full range of financial applications in the metaverse, and highlight design techniques that are particularly well suited to financial applications in the metaverse.

Secure your spot for this exclusive virtual event hosted in the metaverse!

Don’t worry, no VR headset or downloads required. Simply connect using the browser on your desktop computer or mobile phone.