Martin Chorzempa Keynote Speaker

  • Senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics
  • Fulbright Scholar in Germany and a Luce Scholar at Peking University's China Center for Economic Research
  • Author of 'The Cashless Revolution: China's Reinvention of Money', named an FT Best Book of 2022

Martin Chorzempa's Biography

Martin Chorzempa is a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, where his research focuses on financial technology and digital currency, as well as technology and national security issues like export controls and foreign investment screening.  He is a sought-after keynote speaker covering topics such as Fintech, digital currencies, the US-China Tech War and tech regulation, among others.

As a Fulbright Scholar in Germany and a Luce Scholar at Peking University’s China Center for Economic Research, he worked on China’s financial system and the rise of innovative financial technology. Martin also worked for leading independent think tank, the China Finance 40 Forum, in Beijing.

Martin is the author of The Cashless Revolution: China’s Reinvention of Money (PublicAffairs, October 2022), which was named one of the best economics books of 2022 by the Financial Times . His insights are regularly featured in major media publications including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Post, Financial Times, MIT Technology Review, and Foreign Affairs. Martin’s work has been cited by high level policymakers at the US Department of Commerce on export controls and the Bank for International Settlements on digital currency.

Martin holds a masters in public administration in international development from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.

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Martin Chorzempa's Speaking Topics

  • The Cashless Revolution: The Global Implications of Reinvention of Money?

  • Building or Destroying Value? China’s Moves to Regulate Big Tech

  • The Economics and Geopolitics of Central Bank Digital Currencies (presented to the Digital Payments Expert Group of the G7)

  • Export Controls, Decoupling, and the US-China Tech War

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Videos of Martin Chorzempa

Cashless Revolution: China's Reinvention of Money, End of US Domination of Finance and Technology
Cashless Revolution: China's Reinvention of Money, End of US Domination of Finance and Technology
   0:02 / 1:33   Martin Chorzempa: The Future of China's Cashless Revolution
0:02 / 1:33 Martin Chorzempa: The Future of China's Cashless Revolution

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