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Origence Announces Chris Gerdes as a Keynote Speaker for Lending Tech Live ’24 Conference

Lending Tech Live '24 Keynote Speaker: Chris Gerdes
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Irvine, California, April 9, 2024—Origence, the leading lending technology solutions provider for credit unions, announces Chris Gerdes as a keynote speaker for its Lending Tech Live ’24 conference, scheduled June 25-27, 2024, at the Marriot Marquis in San Diego, California.

Gerdes’ keynote session, “Cars of the Future – Radically Different or a Lot Like Today?” will unravel the complexities of the automotive industry. He will explore the science behind automotive advances, the latest technologies and how they work, what they will deliver to customers, and what challenges remain.

Chris Gerdes, professor emeritus of mechanical engineering at Stanford University, leads a dynamic laboratory that delves into the intricate world of automotive engineering. His research focuses on understanding how cars move, human driving behavior, and the design of future vehicles that can collaborate seamlessly with drivers or even operate autonomously. He has also served as the first Chief Innovation Officer at the U.S. Department of Transportation, shaping the Federal Automated Vehicles Policy, and representing the Department on the National Science and Technology Committee on Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence.

“Chris has a very fascinating background and deep insight into the automotive space. We are thrilled to have him share his unique perspective at Lending Tech Live,” said Phil DuPree, chief revenue officer for Origence. “His groundbreaking work in automotive engineering, coupled with his passion for innovation, assures a noteworthy session for all attendees at Lending Tech Live ’24 as credit unions continue to expand their involvement in the automotive lending industry.”

Lending Tech Live ’24 will mark Origence’s 30th anniversary and will include opportunities for attendees to help celebrate the milestone. Following a record-breaking year in 2023 with the highest attendance ever, Lending Tech Live ’24 stands as the leading lending conference in the credit union industry. It offers valuable professional insights, educational sessions, and top-tier networking opportunities. This conference delves into cutting-edge tools and technologies that influence the lending landscape, providing expert guidance on best practices, lending strategies, emerging trends, research, and more.


To view the full list of speakers or to learn more about registration opportunities, visit the Lending Tech Live website.

About Origence

Origence provides the lending technology solutions credit unions need to advance their total origination experience. We were established in 1994 as a credit union service organization (CUSO) and have helped credit unions process more than 88 million applications for $551 billion in funded loans. Our solutions include indirect lending, loan and account origination, auto shopping, marketing automation, lending operations, and more. Origence was named the 2023 CUSO of the year by NACUSO. Learn more at annualreport.origence.com and follow us on FacebookLinkedIn, and X.

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