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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.

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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.

iTunes Ratings

270 Ratings
Average Ratings
255
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Great Show on Fintech

By Radio and Podcast Producer - Dec 21 2018
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Brett is an absolute pro with his knowledge of the Fintech space. I love this show!

most one podcast.

By SophirikiFUN - Oct 11 2018
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Love it. It's very nice and helpful PODCAST!!.

iTunes Ratings

270 Ratings
Average Ratings
255
4
5
1
5

Great Show on Fintech

By Radio and Podcast Producer - Dec 21 2018
Read more
Brett is an absolute pro with his knowledge of the Fintech space. I love this show!

most one podcast.

By SophirikiFUN - Oct 11 2018
Read more
Love it. It's very nice and helpful PODCAST!!.
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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.

Rank #1: The Changing Face of Core Banking Technologies

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How is the way we make basic transactions changing and what does that imply for the future of banking? Penny Crosman, Sultan Mehji, and Santo Cannone join Brett King and Jason Henrichs on a brand new Breaking Banks!

Aug 22 2019

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Rank #2: The FINTECH 300

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In this week's show, we celebrate our 300th episode in style with a host of regulars over the life of Breaking Bank's six and a half year of continuous weekly podcasts in the Fintech space. Brett King is joined by Jason Henrichs, JP Nicols, Chloe James, Jim Marous, Chris Skinner, Ron Shevlin and John Best, talking their favorite episodes and what has happened in the 6 years since Breaking Banks aired for the first time. We air some favorite clips and have some laughs. What was your favorite episode?

Aug 15 2019

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Rank #3: Connecting with Customers in a Wireless World

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Banks frequently claim their unique competitive advantage is their relationship with their customers. How do you build relationships in an increasingly saturated world and one where face to face interactions are less frequent. Allie LeFevere from the Obedient Agency talks about the use of humor to build emotional connections and Nic Kopp, US CEO of N26 shares what they’ve learned building one of the largest mobile first banks in the world.

Jul 25 2019

54mins

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Rank #4: Hacking Compliance Culture

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Making change is hard and slow. Innovators blame compliance. Compliance blames regulators. But what happens when regulators themselves decide to become the innovators? Nick Cook, Director of Innovation for the Financial Conduct Authority in the UK talks about their successes and challenges to be more innovative, the role of Tech Sprints (which he really wanted to call hack a thons) and changing both the structure and culture of a regulatory body. In the second segment, Jo Ann barefoot, the US Based host of the of next FCA tech sprint on Financial crimes and anti money laundering gives us a sneak peak at her new non-profit: AIR. Alliance for Innovative Regulation.

Jul 11 2019

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Rank #5: 7th Anniversary Special

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John McAfee joins hosts Brett King, Miss Metaverse (Katie King), and Dave Birch on the 7th Anniversary episode of the #1 Fintech podcast and radio show. Little did we know back in May of 2013 that this thing would turn into the global phenomenon that it has been. Now, let’s get a little out there as McAfee talks about the similarities between computer viruses and COVID-19.

May 07 2020

55mins

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Rank #6: Merger Madness

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Jason Henrichs and Brett King host Steve Allocca of Lending Club & Mike Butler of Radius Bank to talk through the major elements that have been changing the landscape of fintech and the mergers happening today! Then, Dara Tarkowski of Actuate Law and host of Tech on Reg explains the regulatory effects of merger madness!

Feb 27 2020

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Rank #7: Innovation: Go BIG or Go Home

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For this live episode of Breaking Banks Brett King and long time contributor David Gerbino are joined by Elizabeth Robins and John Best of Best Innovation Group (BIG) to analyze the current state of affairs for the financial sector. We explore disruptive opportunities in Voice First technology for financial institutions post coronavirus and discuss the need for strategic digital roadmaps moving forward. Also, catch a “Moment of Snark” with Ron Shevlin as he discusses important matters on the news front.

Apr 30 2020

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Rank #8: FinTech of the South

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Last week Doug Nielson of US Bank highlighted how inspiration comes in different places including different geographies. This week on Breaking Banks, we hear from Andy Hernandez, Chief Digital Officer of Regions Bank in a session recorded live in the Sundance Screening Room as part of the MX Fintech Festival, and Charles Potts, Chief Innovation Officer at Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) and formerly Fintech Catalyst at the Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC) at Georgia Tech.

This episode brought to you by Theragun (solving Host Jason’s hip issues), CoMotion (our partner at the University of Washington) and the Miles Card (for all the rewards junkies).

Mar 12 2020

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Rank #9: Preparing for Black Swan

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The effects of the coronavirus are being felt globally, and the potential for long-term economic stress has everyone bracing for uncertainty. The guests joining this week’s show are on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic. Brett King hosts Yobi Benjamin and John Nosta to weigh in on the facts and science surrounding COVID-19. In segment 2, Chris Nichols and Jill Castilla join Jason Henrichs to discuss the financial hardships customers and businesses are facing and the steps financial institutions are taking to ease burdens during these difficult times.

Mar 19 2020

59mins

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Rank #10: Navigating the Crisis

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In this week’s special edition we get up close with the CEOs of Varo and Moven on the collaboration. Then Greg Palmer and Brett King interview ex White House staffer Adrienne Harris on what life is like in the West Wing during a crisis like COVID-19.

Apr 14 2020

1hr

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Rank #11: Zeroing in on the CX with Jack Henry Digital

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For this episode of Breaking Banks, Brett King and long time contributor Alex Jiménez are joined by Lee Wetherington and Benjamin Metz of Jack Henry Digital. They dive into the evolution of digital banking and discuss how Jack Henry Digital has helped community financial institutions stay competitive in this rapidly changing landscape. Join us to hear where customer expectations are headed and what steps financial institutions will need to take in order to meet the growing demand in digital advancement.

Apr 23 2020

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Rank #12: Live! From Sundance

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Sundance is known for its film festival, but over the last decade it has also become fintech famous with an intimate conference hosted by MX. Host Jason Henrichs talks with innovators live from the Sundance Screening room! This week listen to his conversations with Doug Nielson, SVP, Innovation Research and Development at US Bank about where he looks for inspiration, and Sam Taussig, Head of Policy at Kabbage, about how he’d shape the landscape if he was King of Fintech in Washington for the day.

Mar 05 2020

53mins

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Rank #13: Life Before and After Social Distancing

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For the first half of this episode, we travel back to a simpler time before the mass disruption of normality from the COVID-19 pandemic-- just 4 weeks ago. Greg Palmer spoke with JP Nicols in late February about the tech-driven advancements he is seeing on the frontlines of innovation from the Finovate stage and contrasts that to consumer adoption trends. In the second half we find ourselves in a world where social distancing is the new normal. Scarlett Sieber from CCG Catalyst Consulting Group reflects on the obstacles the financial services industry and fintechs are currently facing and will continue to face in the weeks and months to come.

Mar 26 2020

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Rank #14: Techs Role in the Shut In

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Crowd favorites Brian Roemmelle and Robert Scoble are back this week to talk about how tech is being utilized to help us through the coronavirus shut in, and which technologies are likely to become long term influences as some behaviors stick around beyond recovery. From zoom to VR, what tech is keeping you sane and working.

Apr 09 2020

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Rank #15: Sci-Fi Legends talk COVID-19

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On this week's show, we invited acclaimed science fiction authors David Brin, Kevin J. Anderson, and Ramez Naam on the show to talk about how the #COVID19 crisis might affect humanity on a long term basis, looking out short-term and then 50 years from now. These authors have written science fiction with topics like evolutionary adaptation, pandemics, nanobot infections and alien viruses, so they're well placed to think about societal impact. This is one you won't want to miss!

Apr 03 2020

55mins

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Rank #16: Banking on a Sustainable Future

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In honor of Earth Day, Jason Henrichs explores climate risk and the potential for disruption to financial structures with the very passionate and knowledgeable Jacqueline Jackson Senior Account Director, Corporate Business at Trucost, part of S&P Global. Then he sits down with Aspiration CEO Andrei Cherny to discuss the importance of banking for a better earth, and the great strides Aspiration has made on the frontlines for a sustainable future.

Apr 16 2020

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Rank #17: SPECIAL EPISODE: Asia's Pandemic Response

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Brett King and Jason Henrichs focus on the swift response of Asian countries to this Pandemic and the lessons the global community can learn from it. Plus the fintech response and the digital implications.

Apr 07 2020

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Rank #18: Chat Commerce: A Revenue and Engagement Revolution

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Brett King takes a deep dive into the driving forces of FinTech on the African continent! He talks to Pieter de Villiers and Hannes van Rensburg of Clickatell and Nico Jacobs of MTN about the growth of the fintech ecosystem in Africa!

Episode sponsored by Clickatell.

Feb 20 2020

51mins

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Rank #19: Hottest Trends and Technologies in Banking

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JP Nicols, Jason Henrichs, and Ron Shevlin dive into the five hottest technologies in banking and the trends that leaders in the financial industry will have to navigate.

Feb 13 2020

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Rank #20: Digital Onboarding Goes Mainstream

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In this week's episode Hosts Ron Shevlin and Brett King talk to the American Banker's Association and their endorsed solution provider Zenmonics about the pressure for US community banks to get onboard with digital onboarding. We learn about how the ABA needed to create a special RFP process and team to streamline vendor selection for community banks, and we talk to People's United Bank about their recent adoption of the technology to enable mobile account opening.

Feb 06 2020

57mins

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The Color of Money in VC

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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 book It’s About Damn Time and visit backstagecapital.com! Then stay tuned as Jason hosts Mike Asem, Partner at M25, and board member with BLCK VC. Mike shares his passion for being a good steward in the investment space, to not only advance diversity and inclusion within the VC industry but to truly change the entire landscape. Mike’s insightful and actionable framework for Anti-Racism Ownership can be found at bit.ly/bediverse.

Jul 30 2020

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Identity Infrastructure Goes Global

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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 digital.

Jul 23 2020

58mins

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Silo Busting with EMERGE Everywhere

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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 and EMERGE Everywhere podcasts to stay up-to-date with the latest in fintech with leading industry players.

Jul 16 2020

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Mega Trendlines & Braving Regulation in Finserv

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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 FinRegLab to talk about new research on AI in financial services. They explore how the use of advanced analytical processes can help drive our financial system toward an inclusive recovery.

Jul 09 2020

1hr

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The Black Banker: The Real Color of Money

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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 Latino in the world of banking and wealth management. Learn what we must do as a nation to demand greater inclusivity and create a fundamental systemic change for future generations.

Jul 02 2020

1hr

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The Next Era of Digital Growth in Banking

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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 hear a bit from Dara Tarkoski’s Tech on Reg podcast part of the Provoke.fm family. Dara and guests discuss the systematic and institutional challenges of funding higher education for people of color in the US.
Dara hosts, A.M. Money, a fintech student loan company that approaches the risk profile for these student populations very differently.

Jun 25 2020

1hr

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Currency Wars

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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?

Jun 18 2020

1hr

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Digital Rockstars

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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 success in such a short time at a community bank? He started with mission and culture.

Jun 11 2020

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Good Policy, Good Banking

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The novel coronavirus isn’t just a health pandemic, it is highlighting critical social and economic issues. Nowhere is this more apparent than the paycheck protection program. Today on the show we talk about lessons learned from the last crisis, some of the lessons we should have learned but haven’t and how banks, fintechs, and regulators are responding. We have 4 guests today - Zach Warmbrodt, Financial Services Reporter for Politico talking about his view from Washington, Jill Castilla, CEO of Citizens Bank of Edmond and Brandon Dewitt, CTO & Co-founder of MX talking about their partnership to help main street and last, Patrick Davis, of Community Reinvestment Fund - a non-profit that acts like a fintech to bring lending to underserved communities.

Jun 04 2020

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Breaking Banks and Crypto Capsule Collaboration

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Changpeng Zhao, aka “CZ”, CEO and founder of Binance joined us for this special Breaking Banks and Crypto Capsule Collab. Brett King, Henri Arslanian and Ajit Tripathi had an interesting and insightful conversation with CZ about the future of the crypto industry in a post-COVID-19 environment. This is a must-listen episode!

Be sure to catch Henri Arslanian’s weekly Crypto Capsule show on LinkedIn where he shares the weekly crypto developments with his half-million followers.

Tune in for Breaking Banks Europe to hear the latest in fintech and crypto from Ajit Tripathi.

To learn more about Binance, the global blockchain company behind the world’s largest digital asset exchange by trading volume and users, visit Binance.com

Jun 02 2020

42mins

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The Infinite Retina

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In this week's show, regular contributors Robert Scoble and Brian Roemmelle are back, with Robert's co-author on his latest book, Irena Cronin joining us also. Katie King (aka Miss Metaverse) sits in the co-hosting chair as a fellow futurist. We get into smartglasses, sensors, flying cars, autonomous robots, and supply chain, training surgeons on 3D cadavers, and e-sports. All in the domain of a new field of computing called Spatial Computing - and it's going to be YUGE!!

May 28 2020

1hr

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Catalysts in Small Business FinTech

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Small Businesses are the lifeblood of the global economy, listen as Michael Abare- Principal Product Manager for Fusion Digital Banking at Malauzai, a Finastra Company explains how the Finastra ecosystem enables financial institutions to reach and assist more small business clients. Then for the second half, Jason Henrichs hosts Derik Sutton VP Marketing of Autobooks to learn how Autobooks has been able to free up more time for small businesses to take care of the more important things in life and the launch of their “Get Paid with Autobooks” initiative.

May 26 2020

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Banking on Success in the Cloud

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This week on Breaking Banks Jason Henrichs hosts John Weinkowitz from Finastra and Tom Feher from Microsoft to discuss Finastra’s pinnacle core, Fusion Phoenix. Tom and John explore how Microsoft’s Azure Cloud has enabled Finastra to lead the pack in utilizing the cloud to help banks innovate faster and more efficiently. Then, stay tuned as Jason Henrichs speaks to, Sherri Davidoff CEO of LMG Security, about security challenges faced by industries on the bleeding edge of technology. Sherri explains how financial institutions can elevate innovation efforts while also remaining secure.

May 21 2020

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Digital Love in the Time of COVID

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On this Special Episode of Breaking Banks we spoke to bankers about why they love what they do and highlighted the importance of purpose in digital advancement.
For the first half, Jason Henrichs chats with the passionate and knowledgeable Mary Kate Loftus SVP Director of Digital Banking for M&T Bank. Mary Kate articulates her passion for utilizing data in order to meet customers and businesses where they are and when they need it most. She outlines the recent digital gains M&T Bank has seen with the integration of MX’s Cash Flow tool and the positive feedback they are hearing from customers. The next segment takes us back to March 2020, when Jason Henrichs was joined by Curt Queyrouze President of TAB Bank. Jason learned about Curt’s journey to becoming a banker and his mission to be a purposeful risk-taker. We are grateful for the many bankers who have rolled up their sleeves during these tough times and went to battle for small businesses and customers across the nation.

May 19 2020

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Winners and Losers in a Post-Pandemic World

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The impact of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus has been both global and catastrophic, as both a public health crisis and as a worldwide economic crisis. Dealing with the health risks will continue for a while, but what’s likely to last even longer are the economic effects, and those always have a big impact on the financial services industry. We talk about who’s winning and losing today, and over the long run in a dramatically changing world.

May 14 2020

58mins

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7th Anniversary Special

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John McAfee joins hosts Brett King, Miss Metaverse (Katie King), and Dave Birch on the 7th Anniversary episode of the #1 Fintech podcast and radio show. Little did we know back in May of 2013 that this thing would turn into the global phenomenon that it has been. Now, let’s get a little out there as McAfee talks about the similarities between computer viruses and COVID-19.

May 07 2020

55mins

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Innovation: Go BIG or Go Home

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For this live episode of Breaking Banks Brett King and long time contributor David Gerbino are joined by Elizabeth Robins and John Best of Best Innovation Group (BIG) to analyze the current state of affairs for the financial sector. We explore disruptive opportunities in Voice First technology for financial institutions post coronavirus and discuss the need for strategic digital roadmaps moving forward. Also, catch a “Moment of Snark” with Ron Shevlin as he discusses important matters on the news front.

Apr 30 2020

1hr

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Zeroing in on the CX with Jack Henry Digital

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For this episode of Breaking Banks, Brett King and long time contributor Alex Jiménez are joined by Lee Wetherington and Benjamin Metz of Jack Henry Digital. They dive into the evolution of digital banking and discuss how Jack Henry Digital has helped community financial institutions stay competitive in this rapidly changing landscape. Join us to hear where customer expectations are headed and what steps financial institutions will need to take in order to meet the growing demand in digital advancement.

Apr 23 2020

1hr

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Banking on a Sustainable Future

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In honor of Earth Day, Jason Henrichs explores climate risk and the potential for disruption to financial structures with the very passionate and knowledgeable Jacqueline Jackson Senior Account Director, Corporate Business at Trucost, part of S&P Global. Then he sits down with Aspiration CEO Andrei Cherny to discuss the importance of banking for a better earth, and the great strides Aspiration has made on the frontlines for a sustainable future.

Apr 16 2020

1hr

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Navigating the Crisis

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In this week’s special edition we get up close with the CEOs of Varo and Moven on the collaboration. Then Greg Palmer and Brett King interview ex White House staffer Adrienne Harris on what life is like in the West Wing during a crisis like COVID-19.

Apr 14 2020

1hr

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iTunes Ratings

270 Ratings
Average Ratings
255
4
5
1
5

Great Show on Fintech

By Radio and Podcast Producer - Dec 21 2018
Read more
Brett is an absolute pro with his knowledge of the Fintech space. I love this show!

most one podcast.

By SophirikiFUN - Oct 11 2018
Read more
Love it. It's very nice and helpful PODCAST!!.