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The #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 who are using it to help to create a more innovative, inclusive and healthy financial future.

The #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 who are using it to help to create a more innovative, inclusive and healthy financial future.

Location:

New York, NY

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VoiceAmerica

Description:

The #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 who are using it to help to create a more innovative, inclusive and healthy financial future.

Twitter:

@brettking

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 385: Will the Real Challengers Please Stand Up?

4/15/2021
In this episode of Breaking Banks, Brett King is joined by Dr. Leda Glyptis, Chief Client Officer for 10x Future Technologies in the co-host chair and special guests Ryan Halstead, Vice President Sales North America for Jumio and Vincent Bezemer, Head of Strategy North American with Backbase. In the first half of the show, we explore the shift in consumer digital banking expectations and highlight why challengers are able to scale more quickly than traditional financial institutions. Then,...

Duration:00:54:26

Episode 384: To The Moon with LUNA

4/9/2021
Join us for this next-level episode of Breaking Banks, Brett King and Ajit Tripathi are joined by Do Kwon co-founder & CEO of Terra, a price-stable cryptocurrency powering the next-generation payment network and growing the real GDP of the blockchain economy. We discuss why mass adoption of blockchain technology has been a challenge for years, and explore how Terra has achieved user growth in Korea and the rest of Asia.

Duration:00:53:32

Episode 383: Going Beyond Good

4/1/2021
This week JP Nicols and Brett King were joined by friends of the show Theodora Lau and Bradley Leimer, founders of Unconventional Ventures and authors of Beyond Good: How Technology is Leading a Purpose-Driven Business Revolution. Our guests share advice and inspiration on how to change the power dynamic at a company level, a market level and a world level. Then stay tuned as Jason Henrichs hosts Aaron McCreary, Climate Fintech Lead with New Energy Nexus. Jason and Aaron discuss the meaning...

Duration:00:56:50

Episode 382: Algorithms and AI: The Good, the Bad, and the Myth

3/25/2021
In This Episode In this AI episode of Breaking Banks, JP Nicols hosts Alfred Cowger author of The Threats of Algorithms and A.I. to Civil Rights, Legal Remedies, and American Jurisprudence: One Nation Under Algorithms. JP and Al explore AI and algorithmic models and the intense policy debates surrounding the legality of, and liability for, these advanced machine learning applications. Then enjoy a special compilation of the best AI moments in Breaking Banks history. We begin with AI and...

Duration:00:58:46

Episode 381: Meeting the Banking Expectations of Digital Natives

3/18/2021
In this episode of Breaking Banks, Brett King hosts Head of Product, Financial Access at Plaid Niko Karvounis, Jess Romano Plaid Exchange Lead, VP of Digital Innovation and Strategy Ben Maxim MSFCU. The group discusses how the newly launched Plaid Exchange enables small-mid and regional banks to meet customers where they are while ensuring connectivity is part of their digital strategy. Take MSFCU, for example, in an era where an increasing number of bank and credit union customers are...

Duration:00:52:37

Episode 380: Agents of Change: Creating a Wealth of Opportunities

3/11/2021
Our guests today are trailblazing a path forward towards a more financially inclusive and healthy society. Our first segment features the founders of Junior Wallstreeters Kevon Chisolm and 13-year-old Kamari Chisolm. Kevon and Kamari join Jason Henrichs to discuss Junior Wallstreeter’s mission of empowering youth with financial awareness and explore why it’s vital to create a safe and affordable space to learn finances for underserved youth. Then stay tuned as Jason Henrichs hosts Melissa...

Duration:00:46:47

Episode 379: Fintech Journeys: Fusing the Old with the New

3/4/2021
In this episode of Breaking Banks, we are going global! Tune in to hear Brett King host Alastair Lukies CEO of Pollinate Networks and Chairman of Fintech-Alliance, as well as Matt Dooley, changemaker and fintech influencer. Our guests discuss the origin story of fintech in Hong Kong and the UK and tell stories of the journey through regulation challenges and fusing the old with the new.

Duration:00:56:43

Episode 378: Accelerating the Pace of Innovation

2/25/2021
In this week’s Breaking Banks episode, Brett King is joined by Howard Boville, Head of IBM Hybrid Cloud Platform, and Judith Pinto, Managing Director Promontory. Brett, Howard, and Judith discuss how banks can unlock the promise of public cloud and accelerate the pace of innovation, Then stay tuned as JP Nicols sits down with Judy Samuelson. Judy is the founder and executive director of the Aspen Institute Business and Society Program. JP talks with Judy about Judy’s recently published book,...

Duration:01:08:18

Episode 377: Why Women Innovate

2/18/2021
In this thought-provoking episode of Breaking Banks, JP Nicols hosts Amber Buker, Director of Insights for the Alloy Labs Alliance, Casey Christopher, Chief Empowerment Officer at Quontic Bank, and Mary Ann Sculley, CEO of Howard Bank. Join us as we delve into Amber’s recently published research report titled Why Women Innovate: 3 Common Experiences That Create Remarkable Leaders, which explores the correlation between the experiences of women leaders and innovation. You don’t want to miss...

Duration:00:42:08

Episode 376: Reality Check: The True Cost of Banking

2/11/2021
In this new episode of Breaking Banks, JP Nicols is joined by friend and regular contributor Jo Ann Barefoot, Chair of the Alliance for Innovative Regulation, CEO of Barefoot Innovation Group, host of the Barefoot Innovation podcast, and former Deputy Comptroller of the Currency to discuss a new era ushering in Joe Biden’s White House. What does this mean for fintech and banking? Then stay tuned as Jason Henrichs hosts Jacob Haar, managing partner of Community Investment Management, an...

Duration:00:49:33

Episode 375: The Tipping Point of Impact Banking

2/5/2021
You don’t want to miss this episode of Breaking Banks. Jason Henrichs speaks with Jennifer Tescher, President and CEO of the Financial Health Network and Host of the EMERGE Everywhere podcast to explore the relationship between social impact and banking. Then stay tuned as Jason is joined by Nicole Kontrabecki, general counsel at Dreambound, Asya Bradley, Founder & COO of First Boulevard, Ohad Samet, CEO of TrueAccord, and Jimmy Chen CEO OF Propel. Listen as these social good crusaders...

Duration:00:59:28

The Tipping Point of Impact Banking

2/4/2021
You don’t want to miss this episode of Breaking Banks. Jason Henrichs speaks with Jennifer Tescher, President and CEO of the Financial Health Network and Host of the EMERGE Everywhere podcast to explore the relationship between social impact and banking. Then stay tuned as Jason is joined by Nicole Kontrabecki, general counsel at Dreambound, Asya Bradley, Founder & COO of First Boulevard, Ohad Samet, CEO of TrueAccord, and Jimmy Chen, CEO OF Propel. Listen as these social good crusaders...

Duration:00:59:22

Episode 374: Make Good Decisions Easy

1/29/2021
For this next-level installment of Augmented Advisors, Jason Henrichs is joined by Dan Egan, Director of Behavior Science and Investing at Betterment. Jason and Dan talk about risk-taking in investment portfolios and discuss how Betterment was one of the first platforms to put a high emphasis on behavioral economics, helping consumers make good decisions easy. Then stay tuned as JP Nicols hosts Greg Palmer VP of Finovate and host of the Finovate podcast, part of the Provoke.fm family. JP and...

Duration:00:50:35

Make Good Decisions Easy

1/28/2021
For this next-level installment of Augmented Advisors, Jason Henrichs is joined by Dan Egan, Director of Behavior Science and Investing at Betterment. Jason and Dan talk about risk-taking in investment portfolios and discuss how Betterment was one of the first platforms to put a high emphasis on behavioral economics, helping consumers make good decisions easy. Then stay tuned as JP Nicols hosts Greg Palmer VP of Finovate and host of the Finovate podcast, part of the Provoke.fm family. JP and...

Duration:00:50:29

Episode 373: Banking In a Digital-First World

1/22/2021
We have a stellar episode for your listening pleasure this week! Brett King is joined by regular contributor Ron Shevlin & Johanna Pugh, Managing Director for the North American arm of Mambu to discuss the ever-changing landscape of lending and explore the trends that will truly shake-up finserv in 2021. Stay tuned to hear from hosts Jason Henrichs, Brett King, and Ajit Tripathi as they sit down with Patrick Sells and Yan Zhao of NYDIG. Learn how NYDIG is accelerating the future of finance...

Duration:01:02:27

Banking In a Digital-First World

1/21/2021
We have a stellar episode for your listening pleasure this week! Brett King is joined by regular contributor Ron Shevlin & Johanna Pugh, Managing Director for the North American arm of Mambu to discuss the ever-changing landscape of lending and explore the trends that will truly shake-up finserv in 2021. Stay tuned to hear from hosts Jason Henrichs, Brett King, and Ajit Tripathi as they sit down with Patrick Sells and Yan Zhao of NYDIG. Learn how NYDIG is accelerating the future of finance...

Duration:01:02:21

Episode 372: The Nitty Gritty of Innovation

1/14/2021
In This Episode In this episode of Breaking Banks, we are exploring the worlds of benchmarking and procurement. Some would call them “unsexy,” but the real winners know they are necessary and essential to get ahead and stay ahead. Regular contributor Jim Marous join Brett King to sit down with Pawel Oltuszyk co-founder of Frost and Erenia Kontolatou, VP of Business Development at Scientia Consulting, to chat about the competitive advantage of benchmarking. Then stay tuned as JP Nicols sits...

Duration:01:06:13

Episode 371: Back to the Futurists

1/8/2021
4 Futurists Offer Surprising Predictions About The Future of Work and Money This episode of Breaking Banks is out of this world! Brett King and Miss Metaverse, Katie King, sit down with Futurists Brian Roemmele, Robert Scoble, Ross Dawson, and Mike Walsh to explore the events of the last twelve months and discuss predictions for the future what work and life will look like in the next 50 to 100 years. And why your bank balance might not matter. After a chaotic 2020, it’s time for humankind...

Duration:01:00:51

Back to the Futurists

1/7/2021
This episode of Breaking Banks is out of this world! Brett King and Miss Metaverse, Katie King, sit down with Futurists Brian Roemmele, Robert Scoble, Ross Dawson, and Mike Walsh to explore the events of the last twelve months and discuss predictions for the future.

Duration:01:00:51

Episode 370: 2020, That’s a Wrap!

1/1/2021
For the final episode of 2020, we pulled out all of the stops! Hosts Jason Henrichs and JP Nicols were joined by regular contributor and host of Banking Transformed Podcast Jim Marous, Lindsay Davis Head of Markets at Atomic, Brain Solis Global Innovation Evangelist at Salesforce, and Jonathan Prince Co-Founder of Finologee, to discuss all things fintech and banking! Brain Solis breaks down Generation N and the Novel Economy, while Jim Marous and Lindsay Davis debate the regulatory framework...

Duration:01:01:00