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Breaking Banks Fintech

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Breaking Banks is the number 1 global fintech radio show and podcast. Every week we explore the personalities, startups, innovators, and industry players driving disruption in financial services, from Incumbents to unicorns, and from the latest cutting edge technology to the people are using it to help to create a more innovative, inclusive and healthy financial future. We are living in a time of the most dramatic technological advancements in history, and we are telling the stories behind that change, with a focus on the implications of what it all means for industry incumbents and insurgents, the people, the consumers, the markets, and the very nature of banking and money itself. Listen every Thursday at 3 PM Eastern Time, Noon Pacific on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel.

Breaking Banks is the number 1 global fintech radio show and podcast. Every week we explore the personalities, startups, innovators, and industry players driving disruption in financial services, from Incumbents to unicorns, and from the latest cutting edge technology to the people are using it to help to create a more innovative, inclusive and healthy financial future. We are living in a time of the most dramatic technological advancements in history, and we are telling the stories behind that change, with a focus on the implications of what it all means for industry incumbents and insurgents, the people, the consumers, the markets, and the very nature of banking and money itself. Listen every Thursday at 3 PM Eastern Time, Noon Pacific on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel.

Location:

New York, NY

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VoiceAmerica

Description:

Breaking Banks is the number 1 global fintech radio show and podcast. Every week we explore the personalities, startups, innovators, and industry players driving disruption in financial services, from Incumbents to unicorns, and from the latest cutting edge technology to the people are using it to help to create a more innovative, inclusive and healthy financial future. We are living in a time of the most dramatic technological advancements in history, and we are telling the stories behind that change, with a focus on the implications of what it all means for industry incumbents and insurgents, the people, the consumers, the markets, and the very nature of banking and money itself. Listen every Thursday at 3 PM Eastern Time, Noon Pacific on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel.

Twitter:

@brettking

Language:

English


Episodes

The Art of Innovation

10/22/2020
Jason Henrichs is joined by John Prendergast, CEO of Blueleaf, a fintech on a mission to make the best financial advisors available to everyone, and April J. Rudin innovator, change-maker, and Founder of The Rudin Group. They discuss pain-points wealth management is facing and to explore what’s next for the industry. Then stay tuned as we talk to Scott Lynn, founder of Masterworks and the creator of that wild Punch the Monkey banner ad from the 90s. Scott gives us the details on how he went...

Duration:00:52:35

Pandemics and Playbooks and Operations, Oh My!

10/15/2020
While companies were preparing for a snow day, what they got was an ice age. I don’t know a single financial institution or fintech whose business continuity plan anticipated the full scope of the pandemic. With so much uncertainty in the world, how can organizations prepare for the next hurdle 2020 throws their way? Enter Lindsay Davis’ Pandemic Playbook; this guide addresses these operational pain points and provides the navigational framework that many leaders need. Then, Jason Henrichs...

Duration:00:58:40

Deal or No Deal?

10/8/2020
On this episode of Breaking Banks, Brett King hosts special guest Barney Reynolds, Global Head of the Financial Services Industry Group at Shearman & Sterling, and Dara Tarkowski, host of Tech on Reg, joins us in the co-host chair. They discuss the state of Brexit and the potential for the US/UK to reach a trade deal. Then stay tuned as Brett sits down with Andreas Zimmer, Head of Ecosystem Strategy for Europe at HUAWEI, Nathalie Oestmann, Chief Operating Officer at Curve, and Krista...

Duration:01:15:28

What We've Got Here is Failure to Innovate

10/1/2020
Join us for this episode of Breaking Banks as JP Nicols hosts Mark Donohue, Founder and Managing Director of iSky Research. JP and Mark discuss trends in the digital banking user experience and consider what initiatives bank executives should prioritize in the current landscape. Then stayed tuned, JP sits down with regular contributor and the Godfather of Snark, Ron Shevlin. JP and Ron delve into the hurdles banks face in innovation efforts and the rise of checking account openings in...

Duration:01:05:34

Money Makes the World Go Round

9/24/2020
For this episode of Breaking Banks, host Jason Henrichs was joined by Wade Arnold, CEO of Moov Financial, and Maria Palma, Principal at RRE Ventures, to discuss the current state of open source and the real need for banks to have a side core. Then stay tuned for the second installment of Women in Fintech, a Breaking Banks initiative bringing females into focus in fintech, with host Chloé James. Chloé speaks to Adrienne Harris, Financial Services Investor and Advisor, as well as Bianca Lopes,...

Overcoming Barriers in RegTech Innovation

9/17/2020
We explore the world of regulation to learn more about how RegTech can help banks accelerate compliance and cut costs. Hosts JP Nicols and Brett King are joined by regular contributor Jo Ann Barefoot, Nick Cook, Director of Innovation at Financial Conduct Authority, and Mark Chorazak, Partner Shearman & Sterling, to chat about AIR’s recent release of the RegTech Manifesto. Topics of discussion include challenges regulators face in innovation efforts, the importance of making the shift to a...

Talents and Rebels

9/10/2020
This week hosts JP Nicols and Jason Henrichs are taking on the topic of culture. How can financial institutions foster a culture of innovation and bring about the necessary changes needed as we head into 2021? It begins with embracing the risk-takers and rebel talent that seek to disrupt the notion of businesses as usual within your organization. JP Nicols speaks to Matteo Rizzi about his book Talent and Rebels: Dealing with Corporate Misfits. JP and Matteo highlight the struggles that large...

Duration:00:59:45

Murder Hornets, Firenados, and Your 2021 Strategic Plan

9/3/2020
Finovate Fall Digital 2020 kicks off in just a few weeks. Host JP Nicols chats with Greg Palmer, VP of Finovate, about everything set to occur during the virtual event. Next, Janice Diner and Steve Frook from Horizn, Finovate Europe 2020 Best in Show winner, will discuss the importance of self-servicing and product education in digital transformation. Then stay tuned, as hosts JP Nicols and Jason Henrichs discuss strategic planning season and issue a call to action for FIs to get their heads...

Duration:01:07:27

The Wild and Wonderful World of Fintech

8/27/2020
Chloé James host and group director of media & communications for global insights provider RFi Group is joined by Jo Ann Barefoot, CEO & Co-founder at Alliance for Innovative Regulation and Dr. Leda Glyptis, advisor and author of #LedaWrites for Fintech Futures to discuss women in fintech. Chloé, Jo Ann, and Leda share personal experiences and insights from their time in the fintech/finserv industry. What are the positive takeaways from the COVID-19 crisis? Why aren’t there more women in our...

Duration:00:59:35

Pull Your Head Out of Your Branches

8/20/2020
In this episode, hosts JP Nicols and Jason Henrichs are joined by regular contributor Ron Shevlin, Director of Research at Cornerstone Advisors and Senior Contributor at Forbes with his Fintech Snark Tank column, as well as Mary Wisniewski: Banking editor and fintech features reporter for Bankrate.com to discuss the current state of banking. They explore if/how traditional banks can win the digital arms race, ponder what the hell a Google checking account is, and discover a few of JP’s...

Duration:01:00:19

A Banker, a Hacker, and a Privacy Lawyer Log in to a Zoom

8/13/2020
Don’t miss this action-packed episode hosted by Jason Henrichs and co-hosted by Dara Tarkowski host of Tech on Reg. Jason and Dara are joined by Alissa Knight a recovering hacker and Patrick Sells bank innovator extraordinaire to discuss data privacy, cybersecurity in banking/fintech, and much much more. This episode will leave you questioning where you stand on the issues surrounding data ownership and have you wondering if that TikTok dance was really worth it.

Duration:00:56:41

Blazing a Trail in the Digital Payments Space

8/6/2020
For this episode of Breaking Banks, we are setting the stage for a new era of banking experiences and capabilities in the digital payments space. Our guests today are revolutionizing digital payments and paving the way for cashless transformation. Brett King is joined by contributor Brian Solis Global Innovation Evangelist of Salesforce and Yandex.Money CEO Ivan Glazachev to discuss Russia’s advancements in payments, mobile wallets, and transfers in the wake of COVID-19. Next, hear from Jun...

Duration:01:01:05

The Color of Money in VC

7/30/2020
This episode of Breaking Banks is a call to action for the VC industry to put their money where their mouths are. Jason Henrichs speaks with Backstage Capital Founder and Managing Partner Arlan Hamilton about her journey from homeless to Investor/A Force to be Reckoned with. Arlan shares her experience in the VC space as a gay black woman and highlights Backstage Capital’s Syndicate program, a program dedicated to investing in under-resourced individuals. Be sure to check out Arlan’s new...

Duration:00:56:14

Identity Infrastructure Goes Global

7/23/2020
COVID-19 has exposed the reliance on long outdated and insecure identity metrics founded on face-to-face interaction, with identity theft and fraud increasing during lock-down. The organizations that had already implemented digital onboarding and identity verification have obviously performed better during the crisis. But where will we go from here? Join Brett King and Dave Birch as we bring in leading identity specialists Jumio and Metro bank in the UK as they talk about their journey to...

Duration:00:57:52

Silo Busting with EMERGE Everywhere

7/16/2020
Join us for this exciting episode of Breaking Banks! We are introducing the newest addition to the growing Provoke.fm family, the EMERGE Everywhere podcast hosted by Jennifer Tescher President and CEO of the Financial Health Network. Listen as hosts Brett King and Jason Henrichs explore the purpose and passion behind Jennifer’s upcoming launch of EMERGE Everywhere and enjoy an exclusive sneak peek of Jennifer’s interview with Paypal CEO Dan Schulman. Tune in and subscribe to Breaking Banks...

Duration:00:53:41

Mega Trendlines & Braving Regulation in Finserv

7/9/2020
In this episode of Breaking Banks, host JP Nicols is joined by Dara Tarkowski Attorney and Managing Director of Actuate Law; as well as, the host of the Tech on Reg podcast on Provoke.fm Media. They discuss the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s launch of the pilot advisory opinion (AO) program and challenge banks to take a more proactive stance in regulatory compliance as opposed to the reactive approach of yesterday. Then stay tuned as Brett King hosts Melissa Koide, CEO of the...

Duration:00:58:59

The Black Banker: The Real Color of Money

7/2/2020
Let’s begin with a sobering fact: According to the CFP, Blacks and Latinos make up less than 4 percent of certified financial planners in the United States. We will explore this reality and many more in this week’s episode where Jason Hendrichs is joined by Randy Rivera Executive Director at FinTEx, David Clunie the Executive Director of the Black Economic Alliance, and Tyrone Ross the Director of Community at Altruist. Listen as our guests bring into focus what it’s like to be Black and...

Duration:01:00:15

The Next Era of Digital Growth in Banking

6/25/2020
In this episode, Chloe James, Bryan Clagett, and James Robert Lay join Brett King to discuss strategic bank marketing during COVID-19 and to explore the importance of finding the right formula to make huge gains in digital efforts. They also take a deep dive into James Robert Lay’s new book Banking on Digital Growth: The Strategic Marketing Manifesto to Transform Financial Brands to get his views on the new wave of digital opportunities available to financial institutions. Then stay tuned to...

Duration:00:57:09

Currency Wars

6/18/2020
In this week’s episode, we have the return of show regulars Dave Birch (Author of the Currency Cold War), Jo Ann Barefoot (Founder of The Alliance for Innovative Regulation), and Michael J Casey (Chief Content Officer, Coindesk) to talk about the emerging digital currency wars. Will it be Red (China) vs Blue (Libra), or will the US finally step into the breach to defend the US dollar hegemony with their own digital dollar?

Duration:00:58:51

Digital Rockstars

6/11/2020
Fintech has gone from sideshow to the mainstage. Digital is no longer the accompaniment to soloist. Today on the show - Peter Ramsey just won the American Idol of fintech when he documented the user experience opening 12 bank accounts in the UK. He shares with us the surprises along the way as well as his UX pet peeves. In the second half, Patrick Sells was just named Digital Banker of the year by American Banker. Ironically, 18 months ago he wasn’t a banker at all. How did he drive so much...

Duration:01:01:58