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Re: Community members contribution Interledger Protocol Workshop

From: Adrian Hope-Bailie <adrian@hopebailie.com>
Date: Wed, 3 Feb 2016 12:53:59 +0200
Message-ID: <CA+eFz_++bHHC-0bBALk=QkT1Zbwx4=nnUKNu2aDCH4=s_85Kvg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ira Higgins <irapaulhiggins@gmail.com>
Cc: Interledger Community Group <public-interledger@w3.org>
Hi Ira,

Great to have you involved in the group.

If you're on the call today would you like to introduce yourself then too
and explain in a little more detail what you're proposing?

Adrian

On 2 February 2016 at 23:00, Ira Higgins <irapaulhiggins@gmail.com> wrote:

> Greetings,
>
> I am a digital currency enthusiast, and ILP supporter. I believe this
> technology is poised to take the financial industry by storm, similar to
> what has happened with the internet and the web, although at a more rapid
> pace. Slow payments and slow settlements will be a thing of the
> past;security and transparency will be exponentially enhanced. Having
> worked extensively in the banking industry for the last 10 years, currently
> as an independent consultant, I have my thumb on the pulse. I am glad to
> see the regulatory involvement in Ripple as well as at this workshop. The
> uncertainty and unfamiliarity of other virtual currency and technologies
> such as BTC and ETH will hinder their growth until compliance and legal
> becomes their foremost goal. I believe Ripple is on the forefront of this
> approach and will no doubt be the first, if not only technology embraced as
> a whole. One way in which I believe this process can be facilitated and
> expedited is by integration into core banking software/platforms. Once
> regulatory opinions, comments, and/or regulations have been
> proposed/implemented, the next logical step for widespread implementation
> is to start at the source of all banks' technological capabilities, the
> core system. My contribution to this meeting is to recommend we start
> talking about the need to approach industry leading core system providers
> such as Fiserv and Jack Henry.
>
> Thank you for allowing me to contribute to this exciting new technology
> and endeavor.
>
> Sincerely,
>
> Ira Higgins
> https://www.linkedin.com/in/irahiggins
>
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