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Architects of Change

Technology Podcasts

Mambu’s newest podcast celebrates those that build, create and champion technology to bring about positive change in their industry, organisation, society and the world. In these change-centric discussions you’ll find hands-on advice from inspiring entrepreneurs, amazing innovators and serious up-and-comers, every two weeks on Wednesdays. Architects of Change is brought to you by Mambu, the world’s only true SaaS banking platform to help you evolve your business.

Mambu’s newest podcast celebrates those that build, create and champion technology to bring about positive change in their industry, organisation, society and the world. In these change-centric discussions you’ll find hands-on advice from inspiring entrepreneurs, amazing innovators and serious up-and-comers, every two weeks on Wednesdays. Architects of Change is brought to you by Mambu, the world’s only true SaaS banking platform to help you evolve your business.

Location:

Germany

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Mambu’s newest podcast celebrates those that build, create and champion technology to bring about positive change in their industry, organisation, society and the world. In these change-centric discussions you’ll find hands-on advice from inspiring entrepreneurs, amazing innovators and serious up-and-comers, every two weeks on Wednesdays. Architects of Change is brought to you by Mambu, the world’s only true SaaS banking platform to help you evolve your business.

Language:

English


Episodes

Sustainability

11/10/2021
As COP26 comes to a close, governments around the world have pledged to do more to limit climate catastrophe. But what role does the global finance sector play in reaching the global goal of keeping global heating below 1.5℃? In this episode, Nina sits down with Mambu’s own Director of Sustainability Anna Krotova; Siobhan Cleary, Senior Specialist from the UN Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative; and Marianne Haahr, Executive Director of the Green Digital Finance Alliance to discuss...

Duration:01:00:16

FinLit

10/27/2021
From banker, to consultant to author, Meaghan discusses the book launches of former bankers and consultants, Alessandro Hatami, Theodora Lau and Duncan Knowles.

Duration:00:42:52

Compliance, Regulation & Crypto

10/13/2021
In this timely episode, we explore one of the hottest topics in digital finance - the regulation of cryptocurrencies. Meaghan sits down with Radhika Lipton, Chief Risk and Compliance Officer, Mambu and Matt Homer, Deputy Executive in Residence at NYCA Partners to discuss perspectives and approaches for traditional finance companies to compliance, consumer education and DeFi. The potential of the underlying infrastructure of DeFi and blockcains is talked through, with thoughts on how...

Duration:00:47:27

FinCulture

9/29/2021
Peter Drucker famously wrote, “Culture eats strategy for breakfast.” In this episode, Nina sits down with Sofia Nunes, Head of Culture at Mambu and Sophie Theen, Chief People & Customer Operations Officer at Oakam to discuss if Mr. Drucker was right. Together, they explore the ins and outs of how culture at a startup begins and where things go wrong. They delve into advice for budding entrepreneurs and best practices for building truly inclusive, diverse cultures.

Duration:00:43:31

Fintech Law

9/15/2021
Working in fintech law may be the most exciting place to be in legal. The impact and growth of fintech across nearly every segment of the banking world have catapulted legal teams into unchartered water. Combined with European regulations such as PSD2 and GDPR, keeping up with state and federal regulations in the US, and the ever-changing world of crypto, the dichotomy between innovation and regulation keeps legal teams on their toes. In this episode, we speak with Katie-Fry-Paul of Taylor...

Duration:00:44:21

Fintech Marketing

9/1/2021
Nina sits down with Mambu's VP of Marketing, Laurel Wolfe, and Lucy Woolfendon, Founder of the Part-Time CMO to discuss fintech marketing. They talk about the infamous claim that fintech startups "have no marketing budget" and discuss the rise of influencer and celebrity marketing within financial services. Stay tuned in to hear their discussion on managing multiple competing stakeholders in an organisation and staying focused on the right KPIs. This is a must-listen episode for any fintech...

Duration:00:53:26

Relationship Banking

8/11/2021
What is the future of SME banking? While most new banks are betting on technology to cater to the unique needs of the small businesses, a handful are betting on good old-fashioned relationship banking. Regardless of the approach, small businesses are at the heart of any society and economy, and the new waves of SME-only banks are making strides to make the lives of business owners easier. In this episode, Meaghan moderates a debate with four change-makers in the business banking world: Team...

Duration:00:59:37

Data

8/4/2021
Data makes the world go round, and in Episode 6 Meaghan sits down with two leaders in this space seeking to make positive change at the organisational and global level. Bruce Pon, Founder and Board Member of Ocean Protocol and Aidan Millar, Chief Data and Analytics Officer at DNB discuss how the democratisation and flow of data has created countless opportunities to better the world, why Blockchain and DLT are the future technologies, and the role of the bank as an identity provider. Bruce...

Duration:00:44:59

Financial Accessibility

7/21/2021
Nina sits down in a tri-continental discussion with phenomenal guests working in the financial inclusion space: Cynthia Wandia, Founder of Kwara; Lesley-Ann Vaughan, Head of Product Strategy at the Mojaloop Foundation; and Mambu's own Tara Lacey. Starting in Kenya, our guests take us through a discussion about how innovative companies are approaching access to financial services. Following Kwara's journey and various digital innovations around the world, the guests discuss the power of...

Duration:00:55:02

Mambu: A Founder's Story

7/7/2021
In our fourth episode, Nina sits down with Mambu CEO and Co-Founder, Eugene Danilkis. Together, they trace back as far as Eugene's childhood and his entrepreneurial endeavours through his twists and turns in space before landing in the research that sparked the idea that became Mambu. Together they discuss the greatest challenges of founding a business and ponder the newfound "cult of founder." If you've ever wondered about the founder journey or considered it for yourself, you'll want to...

Duration:00:47:37

Women in STEM

6/23/2021
In this episode: Meaghan sits down with three leading women pushing for greater inclusion of girls and women in STEM in financial services and aerospace. Discussing two incredible programs in the aerospace industry, we hear from Kyzzhibek Batyrkanova, director of the Kyrgyz Space Program, Public Fund Kloop Media, and Zainab Saleem, Doctoral Student, Aerospace Engineer and founder of She for Tech. about their respective stories in the aerospace industry and how they are helping girls get into...

Duration:00:59:30

Financial Platforms

6/9/2021
Nina is joined by two experts from leading financial platforms. Our guests explain the status quo and even dive into the ins-and-outs of correspondent banking to explain how far we’ve come. In this episode, we speak to Sarah Barslund Lauridsen, Head of Products & Solutions at Banking Circle and Dr. Markus Franke, Partner, Research, Economics and Stability at cLabs. They share thoughts on why platforms allow for innovative growth and solutions as well as discuss how they seek to create change...

Duration:00:43:49

Fighting Fin & Cyber Crime

5/26/2021
Meaghan sits down with three pioneers who are battling criminals in cyberspace. While some say fighting cybercrime is a lost cause, our guests say differently. In this episode, we speak with Joël Winteregg, Co-Founder and CEO of NetGuardians, a former ethical hacker, Katerina Tasiopoulou, Business Development Manager at Hack The Box, and Rob Leslie, Founder and CEO of Sedicii. They shed light on why they believe in the battle against fin and cyber crime, how their respective initiatives are...

Duration:00:58:26

Introducing: Architects of Change

5/24/2021
This podcast focuses on change makers that build and use technology to bring about positive change within an industry, organisation, society, and the world. We believe in the power of change, and so we’ll bring you stories and hands-on advice from the most inspiring entrepreneurs, the greatest innovators and the serious up and comers, every two weeks on Wednesdays. Architects of Change is brought to you by Mambu, the world’s only true SaaS banking platform to help you evolve your business.

Duration:00:01:38