2019 Speakers

Scott Talbott

Senior Vice President of Government Affairs

Electronic Transactions Association

Scott Talbott is Senior Vice President of Government Affairsat the Electronic Transactions Association (ETA) in Washington, D.C. and is responsible for its governmental strategies, and directing ETA’s all of policy and advocacy efforts. Talbott has over twenty years of experience advocating for the financial services and FinTech industries.  He has received numerous accolades in his tenure, including being named a top lobbyist by The Hillin from 2009 to 2017 as well as a “winner” for his work during the economic collapse of 2008 by Washingtonianmagazine. In 2010, he appeared in the Oscar-winning film “Inside Job.” Once named NPR’s favorite bank lobbyist and the voice of the financial services industry, he is a frequently testifies before Congress and is a regular contributor to both national and international media. Talbott received his B.A. from Georgetown University, cum laude, and his J.D. from George Mason University School of Law.

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