Finovate Podcast

Hosted ByGreg Palmer

Finovate showcases cutting-edge banking and financial technology through a global conference series featuring short-form demos and insightful expert takeaways. The Finovate Podcast, hosted by Greg Palmer, carries those conversations and ideas forward, with a concise, interview-based format based on Finovate’s signature 7-minute demos. Guests include leading fintech innovators, bankers, analysts, and more sharing their thoughts and predictions on the future of financial technology.

Greg Palmer

Greg Palmer

Greg Palmer is the VP of Strategy and host of Finovate, a fast-paced, demo-first showcase of the latest innovations in financial and banking technology from across the globe. Ten years with Finovate have given Greg a unique, bird’s-eye view of the Fintech industry as it has exploded into prominence, allowing him to watch not only individual innovations as they gain traction, but also the high-level trends that continue to shape the industry. In addition to his work with Finovate, Greg also writes regularly for Banking Technology and

All Episodes

Episode 31: Julie Muhn, Finovate

Greg Palmer sits down with Finovate`s own Julie Muhn to talk deepfakes, fraud, and security whack-a-mole!

Episode 30: Tamas Braun, W.UP

Greg Palmer talks to Tamas Braun of W.UP about personalization in finance, decoding customers “financial footprints,” and re-hashing the mannequin challenge.

Episode 29: JP Nicols, Fintech Forge

Greg Palmer is joined by JP Nicols of Fintech Forge & Breaking Banks to talk about shifting bank perspectives on tech, hype vs. adoption, and how fintechs can “cross...

Episode 28: Uday Akkaraju,

Greg Palmer is joined by Uday Akkaraju of Bond.Ai to talk Consumer expectations, “human-centered” fintech, and anticipating irrationality.

Episode 27: David Penn, Finovate

Greg Palmer is at Finovate in Berlin with David Penn of Finovate! They chat about where fintech will go in the next 10 years!

Episode 26: Steven Ramirez, Beyond the Arc

Greg Palmer is joined by Steven Ramirez Beyond the Arc to talk about the next decade in fintech, the biggest surprise from the last decade, and predictions for the...

Episode 25: Adela Knox, Finovate

Women in Fintech, Finovate’s speaker selection process, and our commitment to inclusion.

Episode 24: Theo Lau, Unconventional Ventures

Fostering an inclusive ecosystem, (the lack of) women in fintech, and the advantages of embracing diversity.

Episode 23: David Brear, 11:FS

Turning an idea into a company, finding the right talent, and building a strong culture (hint: it’s more than just buying bean bags)