Founder & CEO, My Money, My Future, Inc.
Ramona Ortega, Esq., is the Founder & CEO of My Money My Future, a mission-driven financial tech company that combines culturally relevant financial content and simple to use tools to help young multi-cultural consumers manage their money with confidence. MMMF’s web app, Money Made Simple TM automates budgeting, provides automated financial advice and helps users choose the best financial products to build financial wealth. MMMF’s platform, Money Made Simple TM is a comprehensive financial education solution that gives universities, banks and employers access to engaging financial curriculum and webinars and produces a live financial bootcamp.
Ortega is a serial entrepreneur with over a decade of leadership in the public and private sectors. Prior to leading My Money My Future, Ortega was a corporate securities attorney in New York where she worked on complex securities litigation. Ortega also founded a boutique research consulting firm and a New York based international non-profit and has spent over a decade working on policy initiatives involving economic inequality and human rights. Ortega has a B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles and a J.D. from Fordham University School of Law.
She is a member of the Closing the Racial Wealth Gap Initiative, Experts of Color Network and board member of the Latino Startup Alliance. She is a contributor to TechCrunch and Huffington Post on issues of law, tech and diversity.
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Description: This panel will examine the rise of Big Data applications driven by algorithms and grapple with the risks and rewards of fintech products that have the potential to increase access to necessary services.