9 November 2021 05:00pm – 06:00pm


Ripple: A Masterclass in Payments and Blockchain

Matt Hamilton

Principal Developer Advocate

Assoc. Prof. Keith Carter

NUS FinTech Lab


Have you heard of Ripple and their XRP ledger? Do you know what problems and social issues that Ripple can help to address? Wanna have a try out using XRP for your payments?

If you are interested, join us in ‘Ripple: A Masterclass in Payments and Blockchain’! In this session, we will also introduce the concept of DeFi and delve deeper into blockchain technology.

Matt Hamilton

A software developer with 20 years of Python experience, Matt Hamilton is the Director of Developer Relations at Ripple. With past experience at IBM and Hewlett-Packard, Matt has led globally distributed teams of mobile developers building native iOS and Android apps for health, nutrition, and fitness tracking.

Assoc. Prof. Keith Carter

Keith Carter is an Associate Professor at the National University of Singapore (NUS) School of Computing, Department of Information Systems and Analytics. He is  Director of the NUS Ripple FinTech Lab an experiential education lab and Co-Director of the Crystal Centre a deep-tech FinTech thinktank of cryptocurrency, security, technology and algorithms. He also teaches business leaders in the Advanced Computing for Executives and the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy. He is a member of the Singapore CyberSecurity Consortium and member of the NUS AI Lab

Actionable Intelligence: A guide to delivering Business Results with Big Data, Fast!” Wiley, New York 2014. Reached top 100 books in Amazon and Top 3 books for Competitive Intelligence by Cipher Systems.

He is a contributing author to the book “Leading with IT: Lessons from Singapore’s First CIO” by Professor Alex Siow published by Wiley 2021.

He has an MBA from Cornell University and a Bachelor’s in Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Before joining NUS, he worked at Estee Lauder and Accenture. His mission is to help businesses, governments and people succeed with actionable intelligence.