Nasreen Quibria

Nasreen Quibria


Discover the New Monetary Frontier of Cryptocurrencies
May 10, 2021 | 2:30 pm ET

​Session Description:

What is behind the crypto-mania driving major organizations to embrace digital assets? Participants will explore the current state of digital currencies from popular crypto assets like Bitcoin, global stablecoins like Facebook’s Diem to central bank digital currencies (CBDC). Learn their regulatory implications and how digital assets could impact the financial services landscape. Join this session to understand how the future of money might unfold and the ways you can continue to provide value to customers from these disruptions.

Speaker Bio:

Nasreen Quibria serves as Vice President, Emerging Payments and Technology Policy at Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA). A recognized payments industry authority, her expertise encompasses the financial ecosystem, spanning disruptive emerging technologies (blockchain, bitcoin, NFC) in the consumer space to corporate treasury, cash management, bank transformation and payment market infrastructure modernization efforts.  These are areas she also covered as a former industry analyst and as an executive consultant with prominent firms.  Previously Quibria founded the boutique payments research and consulting company Q Insights.  Quibria also served as senior advisor in innovation and technology to NACHA, providing guidance on standardization efforts in U.S. financial services enabled by APIs and ISO 20022.

Quibria has a track record of leading successful initiatives in the financial services and technology industries. She was instrumental in redefining the direction of the Association for Financial Professionals (AFP), and a key architect of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston's Emerging Payments Research Group (EPRG). Prior to the Fed, as director of product development and management at Eliza Corporation she played a pivotal role in transforming a start-up company to a profitable business. During her tenure at Eliza, Quibria became the co-inventor of two patents in artificial intelligence.

Quibria holds a BA in economics from Wellesley College and an MBA in finance and strategy from Boston College.