Brett King

Episode 436: China’s CBDC Dominance

In this special presentation from Breaking Banks, a very comprehensive report on China’s Central Bank Digital Currency trial. With global experts including Richard Turrin, Henri Arslanian, Ruth Wandhöfer and Dave Birch, interviews of citizens using the digital currency on the ground and recent coverage across mainstream media, this is the single most important episode on…

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Episode 433: Global Payments Report & Fintech and Ukraine

Host Brett King begins this week’s episode with a conversation with Jim Johnson, President of Worldpay, FIS’ Merchant Solutions arm. They discuss insights and ways to fuel the potential of every business around the world, enabling smarter commerce by focusing on key take-aways from Worldpay’s Global Payments Report, an annual report which analyzes consumer behavior…

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Episode 119: Breaking Leaders – Brett King & Matteo Rizzi

Welcome back to Breaking Leaders – our series for Breaking Banks Europe’s network to invite some of the most inspiring and pioneering profiles in the financial services sphere. In this new episode, Matteo Rizzi (Executive Producer) talked about fintech, the history of Breaking Banks (and BBE) and the challenges in becoming podcasters with the one…

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Episode 430: London Calling & Razzle-Con

This week on Breaking Banks host Brett King interviews the 693rd Lord Mayor of the City of London, Vincent Keaveny. With his mission to invest in a better tomorrow, the head of London Corporation discusses his role in supporting Fintech in the U.K., driving investment, ESG (with his personal emphasis on the S), COP26/27, and…

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Episode 429: DAOs & Payments Fraud and Friction

What is a DAO? Brett King kicks things off this week by interviewing Marcello Mari, CEO, SingularityDAO. DAOs (Distributed Autonomous Organizations) are gaining traction as the industry looks at company mechanisms and operations and tries to heavily automate them in the blockchain and crypto world, Think of corporations as elements of computer code built from…

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Episode 428: Open Finance For All

Leading edge execs Ginger Baker, Plaid’s Head of Financial Access and Adam Blue, Q2’s CTO chat Open Finance, platformization and the opportunity that Plaid-Q2’s recent partnership offers to smaller regional banks and tens of millions of customers with host Brett King. The pandemic increased awareness of problems associated with inequality and amplified the need to…

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Episode 427: Reframing the Branch and the Industrialist Dilemma

In today’s episode, Brett King starts us off with an interview with Auriga’s Mark Aldred about next gen branches. Branches need to continue to adapt — change their nature and the economics in parallel with offering better mobile and digital engagement. The in-branch journey is more than design, the bank of the future right sizes…

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Episode 424: Everything’s Coming Up FinTech

What drove the explosive growth of fintech in 2021, and can 2022 top it? Brett King, Jason Henrichs and JP Nicols think so, and they have some ideas on how. From M&A to SuperApps to Defi to emerging markets, here are the things leaders need to pay attention to in the coming year.

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Episode 421: World of Experience

Fintech is a digital business and Covid has helped propel change and adoption. In today’s episode we do a deep dive into Embedded Finance Experiences, the next phase of growth for embedded finance with host Brett King and industry leaders and innovators Nigel Verdon, Railsbank, CEO and Co-Founder; Steven McLaughlin, FT Partners, Founder and CEO;…

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Episode 420: Promise of DeFi

In today’s episode host Brett King connects with Ajit Tripathi. our key correspondent on all things crypto and DeFi, and Donna Parisi, Shearman & Sterling to paint a picture of the current DeFi landscape and opportunities for business. There’s work to be done but opportunity to be seized as DeFi offers everything TradFi does with…

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Episode 419: Digital Adoption: Present and Future Growth

Everyone is betting on an Open Banking future, they are no longer resisting. Consumer behavior supports this with Fintech now having more users in the US than Netflix! In today’s episode we check in with our friends from Plaid, John Pitts, Global Head of Policy and Raja Chakravorti, Financial Institutions Mid Market Lead. It’s been…

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Episode 417: Special Interview: An Always-On Smart World

Today, Host, Entrepreneur and Author Brett King sits on the other side of the Breaking Banks microphone and discusses his latest book, The Rise of Technosocialism: How Inequality, AI and Climate Will Usher in a New World which is co-authored with Dr. Richard Petty, Policy Advisor, Entrepreneur and awarded Academic with guest hosts Amber Buker…

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