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 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)

Episode 22: Jouk Pleiter, Backbase

Fintech’s North Star, the 10x customer experience challenge, and the Switzerland of digital banking.

Episode 21: Romeo Maione, Launchfire

Creating a digitally aware workforce, marketing through training, and why the US could be falling behind on digital adoption.

Episode 20: Pete Atkinson, EbankIT

Omnichannel, open banking, and understanding modern banking customers.

Episode 19: Corey Leblanc, Origin Bank

A blueprint for engaging community bankers and assigning some homework for the fintechs who want to do it well

Episode 18: Gideoen Taub, Pinkaloo

Charitable giving, improving KPIs, and significant others who know your talking points.

Episode 17: Vahid Mirjalili and Sean Merat,

The “Exciting” World of Compliance, Opportunities in KYC, and Movies on Lifetime.