Episode 452: Crypto In the Bank Boardroom & Delight First, Deliver Second

In This Episode

In today’s episode of Breaking Banks, host Brett King connects with John Pitts, Policy Lead at Plaid and Shekher Puri, VP Digital Components and Platforms at RBC. They discuss RBC and Plaid’s recent partnership and opportunities for banks and fintechs to collaborate to bring the best of open finance connectivity to consumers, particularly those in Canada — where they just installed a new open banking lead in a country that is cited as one of the first to prioritize open banking regulation around the globe.

Then, Greg Palmer, Finovate host, speaks with Tiffani Montez, Principal Analyst, Banking Lead, Insider Intelligence on keeping customers happy in times of economic uncertainty — finding opportunity in challenging times.

Enjoy the episode!

Today, Brett King and David Birch connect with two executives from FIS about bank board-level conversations they are having. Listen as Himal Makwana, SVP Head of Product Strategy & New Initiatives and Fiaz Sindhu, VP Mid-tier and Community Banks cover discussions and
strategies for banks to be competitive in the crypto space, how bank clients are engaging with crypto today, and how banks can be more
involved in the sweeping changes that crypto and blockchain are having on tradfi.

Then Amber Buker speaks with Parker Graham, CEO of Finotta, a fintech helping banks personalize their mobile experiences with financial journeys that take the friction out of cross selling. Parker’s background as former tackle with the Baltimore Ravens and then a
private banker provides a colorful backdrop to his founder story. Parker formed Finotta after a sharp pivot from wealth tech, reemerging
just months later with a key customer and new funding.

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