Arnold Chu SB '78
- Federal Housing and Finance Agency
Arnold is an MITCNC FinTech volunteer and treasurer in the Asian Financial Society, which is co-sponsoring the next FinTech event, featuring Professor Sandy Pentland of the Media Lab. Come listen as Professor Pentland (this year’s AI conference Lifetime Achievement Award winner) talks about Data Unions and how they may show up alongside Cryptocurrency at your local Credit Union.
Why did you decide to volunteer with the MITCNC?
Desire to explore new ideas and build brain trust.
Tell us a bit about your role with the MITCNC. What are your responsibilities in this position?
I have thus far been focused on event planning and production because that is how MITCNC can deliver the most value to its members.
What exciting things can we expect to see from your area of focus in the coming months? (e.g., social events, speakers, etc.)
On 10/29, the MITCNC Fintech team will be hosting a talk by MIT Media Lab’s Professor Pentland on “Toward New Economic Models Using Data Unions.” This seminar will explore how the concept of Data Union can catalyze new forms of community based economic organizations and development. Come hear how Data Union and Cryptocurrency may show up at your local Credit Unions.
Describe one of your most memorable MIT moments.
Hanging out in the AI Lab Playroom and auditing Fodor and Chomsky’s classes