FinTech Voices


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The most interesting voices in FinTech today.

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FinTech Voices

  1. 1. STAY THIRSTY, my friends @sammaule
  2. 2. The intersection of Finance & Technology
  3. 3. An interesting quote from an interesting man.
  4. 4. It is not "can any of us imagine better?“ but, "can we all do better?" The dogmas of the quiet past, are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise -- with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew, and act anew.
  5. 5. The Innovation Storm
  6. 6. So, who to follow…
  7. 7. A Lesson From the Kitchen
  8. 8. THE KITCHEN (The Craft/What You Know) THE DINING ROOM (The Delivery / How You Share It)
  9. 9. Interesting FinTechers to Follow
  10. 10. He is fluent in all languages, including three that only he speaks.
  11. 11. American Banker’s Innovator of the Year 2012. Founder of the direct mobile bank Moven™. Bestselling author of ‘Bank 2.0’ & ‘Bank 3.0’. Featured speaker on Bloomberg TV, BBC, The Wall Street Journal, CNBC, The Financial Times, etc. He has a really cool Australian accent.
  12. 12. “Banking has the potential to be rapidly disrupted by players who simply target the friction with greater simplicity and ease of use.”
  13. 13. His business card simply says “I’ll call you”.
  14. 14. Head of online/mobile at Mechanics Bank™. Advisory board member of CUneXus, Meniga, and KnowYourCorp. ICBA Top 20 Community Banker Influencers on Twitter One of Bank Innovation’s 44 Executives Shaping The Future of Banking He lives in San Francisco. Therefore he is interesting.
  15. 15. “As we move further into digital experience, the next decade will be even more incredibly disruptive than what we saw in the recent economic downturn. There will be blood.”
  16. 16. He lives vicariously through himself.
  17. 17. Senior analyst at Aite Group. Author of several ebooks including ‘Snarketing 2.0’. Frequent FI keynote speaker at events such as BAI Retail Delivery, Forrester Finance Forum, etc. Creator of Snarketing 2.0 blog. He has a 5th degree black belt in sarcasm.
  18. 18. “Why don’t banks innovate? It is because: a) They’re to stupid to innovate b) They don’t know how to innovate c) They’re too risk averse to innovate d) There’s been no need to innovate. I think the answer is D.”
  19. 19. His beard alone has experienced more than a lesser man’s entire body.
  20. 20. Director at Consult Hyperion Named one of Wired magazine’s favorite top 15 global sources of business information (2013). Ranked Europe's no.1 influencer in emerging payments. Commentator on BBC television and radio, Sky and other channels around the world. Described by The Independent newspaper as a "grade-A geek“.
  21. 21. “What a bombshell! I’m shocked! No. 1 improvement in payment systems requested by the retailers is… lower cost.”
  22. 22. He has won the lifetime achievement award, twice.
  23. 23. Founder and Chair of The Financial Services Club. Chief Executive of Balatro LTD. Author of ‘The Future of Banking’, ‘Digital Banking’, etc. Contributor on BBC, Sky, Bloomberg, etc. He has a posh English accent.
  24. 24. “Recognizing innovation and technology change as being a new POS or an upgrade to front end systems to interface with mobile technologies, is a little like applauding a dinosaur for being able to reach a higher tree just before the Ice Age wipes them out.”
  25. 25. But wait, there’s more….
  26. 26. @JimMarous @netbanker @bornonjuly4 @mattwilcoxpro @teckmtggirl @Matt_West @jpnichols @karenmpd @jameswester @WARobins @scottebales @mshapiro @mdudas @davidschropfer
  27. 27. is an ever changing ecosystem. One has to stay informed. The interesting voices noted are some of the best of the best. One would be wise to follow them. Stay thirsty, my friends.
  28. 28. @sammaule