From FSU to Silicon Valley: The Future of FinTech

FSU alumni Garrett Johnson (CARE 2002, Rhodes Scholar, and All-American in Track and Field) and Zach Segal (Honors in Business Management) will be sharing their collegiate and professional journeys from FSU to the tech startup scene in Silicon Valley. In addition, they will be discussing the future of cryptocurrency and the larger Fintech market. Please register for the event below and include any questions you might have for Garrett and Zach.

Speaker Bios:

Garrett Johnson is a co-founder and executive director of the Lincoln Network. He also co-founded, a venture-backed-YCombinator startup launched in 2011. He served as professional staff to the Ranking Member of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, where oversight portfolio included Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Haiti. Originally from Florida, Garrett earned a bachelor’s degree from Florida State University. He also read for the degree of Master of Philosophy in Migration Studies at the University of Oxford, England as a Rhodes Scholar. Garrett currently lives in San Jose, CA.

Zach Segal is the Head of Listings at Coinbase, a cryptocurrency exchange with over 35M customers, $25B AUM and last valued at $8B. Before Coinbase, he was a Product Manager at which was acquired by Coinbase. Prior to, Zach was a Product Manager at LendUp, a FinTech startup that has originated $2B in loans to underbanked Americans. He began his career in Silicon Valley as a Designer at YCombinator-backed SendHub, acquired in 2016. Zach holds a B.S. in Management with a concentration in Entrepreneurship from FSU.

Dial-In Information

Zoom registration link:

Tuesday, July 21 at 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Virtual Event