PYMNTS.com’s The Innovation Project 2013 kicked off today at Harvard University (you’re following Business Wire and Karen Reynolds on Twitter for live tweets, right?), with leaders from the payments industry from around the world gathered to discuss the state and future of payments, and how innovations drive the industry.
To open the conference, our CEO, Cathy Baron Tamraz, addressed the audience and introduced her video chat — the conference keynote speech — with Berkshire Hathaway chairman Warren Buffett. Buffett offered his view on the current landscape of the payments industry and his optimism for the economic future. In his statements, Buffett noted, “The pace of change in terms of what customers are doing, how they pay us, how they come to us – it’s breathtaking. Any company that interacts with consumers and thinks that last week’s technology and approach is going to work five years from now is probably making a mistake.”
Watch the full interview at PYMNTS.com: Cathy Baron Tamraz Interviews Warren Buffett for The Innovation Project 2013.