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Saturday, March 14 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Wallet on Your Wrist or Just Happy to See Me?

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Wearable technology has skyrocketed, becoming the buzzword of 2014. A Nielsen report suggests that about 36 million American adults currently own and use some form of wearable technology. But what’s next? The wearable wallet. You may think the idea of a wearable wallet is “out there,” but Juniper Research says the retail revenue from smart wearable devices, including smartwatches and glasses, will reach $19 billion by 2018. Wearable payments aren’t a replacement for mobile, but an extension. They further connect our digital and physical worlds—bridging the gap between online and offline shopping experiences. Join this session with PayPal and ReadWrite as they share recent studies, and discuss this new trend and what’s to come.

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Carey Kolaja

VP Global Prod Solutions, PayPal
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Owen Thomas

Editor-in-Chief, ReadWrite
Owen has spent his career devoted to crafting narratives and telling stories in ways that are uniquely suited to the online world, as well as managing some of the Web's best editorial teams. Prior to joining ReadWrite, he was West Coast editor of Business Insider and founding executive... Read More →

Saturday March 14, 2015 12:30pm - 1:30pm
JW Marriott Room 206 110 E 2nd St

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