Fintech Growth Talk Podcast
Galileo Research Highlights Consumer Preferences for Digital Banking

Galileo Research Highlights Consumer Preferences for Digital Banking

November 10, 2021

Chief Revenue Officer Seth McGuire is responsible for expanding Galileo’s client relationships and scaling marketing, partnerships and business development functions for additional growth.

Prior to joining Galileo, Seth was president and chief operating officer at Backbone PLM, where he managed the company’s revenue, operations and overall company performance. Earlier, he spent nearly six years at Twitter in senior and management positions, including managing Twitter’s data and enterprise solutions business to support companies and developers using Twitter’s API platform to build new products and services.

Seth holds an MBA from University of Virginia Darden School of Business and is a graduate of Georgetown University.

 

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Infusing AI With Ethical Intelligence In Financial Services

Infusing AI With Ethical Intelligence In Financial Services

November 8, 2021

Francesca Rossi is an IBM fellow and the IBM AI Ethics Global Leader. She is an AI scientist with over 30 years of experience in AI research, from which she has published more than 200 articles in top AI journals and conferences. She co-leads the IBM AI ethics board and actively participates in many global multi-stakeholder initiatives on AI ethics. She is a member of the board of directors of the Partnership on AI and is the industry representative in the steering committee of the Global Partnership on AI. She is a fellow of both the worldwide association of AI (AAAI) and of the European one (EurAI), and she will be the next president of AAAI. 

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Open Banking: Moving Money from Account to Account

Open Banking: Moving Money from Account to Account

November 2, 2021

Dave Glaser, President and COO of Dwolla.  Dave is an industry veteran with a breadth of experience, and he is focused on enterprise growth strategies, customer onboarding, services and more. Prior to Dwolla, he served as Senior Vice President at Mastercard, after previous executive roles at Worldpay through the IPO and merger with Vantiv, and Cybersource driving growth that resulted in the acquisition by Visa.

Accelerating Success Through Diversity

Accelerating Success Through Diversity

October 18, 2021

I'm the President of Money20/20 and have been with Ascential since 2008. Prior to Money20/20 I was the MD of Retail Week. I am a passionate campaigner for the progression of women into more senior roles and founded Rise Up in 2018 to champion diversity in Financial services. I am one of Fintech magazines Top 100 women in Fintech. Outside work, one of my life's missions is to speak Italian - still very much work in progress.

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Breaking Barriers in Fintech in Malaysia

Breaking Barriers in Fintech in Malaysia

October 5, 2021

Karen S. Puah is the President of the Fintech Association of Malaysia. An active advocate for women’s involvement in entrepreneurship and technology, she is also the Ambassador and Head of Malaysia for She Loves Tech, the world’s largest startup competition and accelerator program for women-led and women-impact tech startups.

Puah co-founded CS Tech Solutions, which focuses on digital transformation for corporations, small and mid-sized enterprises (SMEs), and seed investment on startups. She has an active presence in the Malaysia startup community and is a mentor for several accelerators and universities.

Fintech from the Eyes of an Investor

Fintech from the Eyes of an Investor

September 7, 2021

Uri Pomerantz is a Venture Partner at Jackson Square Ventures (jsv.com), investing in Series A software companies.  He is an engineer by training and has founded multiple fintech startups, including a wealthtech company acquired by a Fortune 500 insurance company. Additionally, he has spent time working, venture investing and running companies across the developing world.

Why Product Innovation is Key In Fintech

Why Product Innovation is Key In Fintech

August 3, 2021

Rohini is the Product Lead at Square and spent a number of years as the Senior Product Manager at PubNub, a startup providing a global Data Stream Network for developers. In her free time, she also advises tech startups in the Bay Area. Her previous experiences have been in building new products with entrepreneurs, developing and marketing existingproduct lines for startups, and creating innovation strategies for larger corporations. Rohini is from the Midwest and studied Computer Engineering from the University of Michigan (Go Blue!) and completed her MBA from the University of Chicago.

The Changing Face Of International Money Transfers

The Changing Face Of International Money Transfers

July 13, 2021

Nick is the Global Head of Policy at Wise, a new kind of financial company for people and businesses that travel, live and work internationally.

At Wise, he leads interactions with governments and coordinates grassroots consumer education campaigns to modernize and make international payments more transparent. Nick frequently speaks publicly on the intersection of finance, technology, and policy, including at events like Money 20/20 and the Payments Canada SUMMIT, on finance-related podcasts, and has been quoted in media outlets such as Politico, Bloomberg and many others.

Prior to Wise, he spent a decade specializing in financial services policy for three members of Congress. While Staff Director of the US Senate Banking Subcommittee on International Finance, he was a lead negotiator for the first major banking legislation in a decade, authored several other laws, and influenced countless regulatory actions.

The importance of trust and relevancy for building your brand and customer base

The importance of trust and relevancy for building your brand and customer base

June 8, 2021

Adam Hadi is the VP of Marketing at Current, a leading U.S. challenger bank serving Americans overlooked by traditional banks. Prior to leading marketing at Current, he was VP of Marketing at Quidd (acquired by Animoca), head of marketing at DRAFT (acquired by Paddy Power Betfair) and led user acquisition at Topps Digital after spending several years as an economist for the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

LendingClub Becomes a Digital Marketplace Bank

LendingClub Becomes a Digital Marketplace Bank

May 4, 2021

Victoria Huang is Sr. Director of Strategic Initiatives at LendingClub where she led deal diligence and integration efforts for the recently completed acquisition of Radius Bank. With this transformational merger, LendingClub officially becomes a digital marketplace bank. Prior to LendingClub, Vicky held various advisory roles at early stage startups in Silicon Valley. She started her career in investment banking, covering Asia capital markets with Citigroup and Credit Suisse. As a seasoned fintech operator, she also built and scaled the China operations for Copal Partners, a financial research and analytics provider, that was acquired by Moody's. Vicky holds an MBA from Chicago Booth and dual degrees in Business and Economics from UC Berkeley.

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