Millennials: Generation Nostalgic for the Future
October 9, 2014
Hosted by Brett King
Millennials present a huge generational tidal shift and therefore a lot of opportunity for those that can tap into how they think and what appeals to them. For banks, this has become particularly crucial as this generation is more skeptical of the system and turning to outside financial resources. A millennial would consider a checkbook a quaint relic and think that the necessity of going to a bank branch as cumbersome. They are nostalgic for simplicity and they know it is the future that provides it. Today Brett King hosts Sam Maule, Manager at Carlisle and Gallagher Consulting Group, Dan Coates, President of YPulse, Scott McCormack, President of Social Money and SmartyPig, and Amanda Stanhaus, Blogger of XOBettie, to talk about what everyone who works, plays, sells, or serves a millennial should know. Also, and update from Oracle from Sonny Singh on the ways to keep updating the system to keep up with the new demands.
Breaking Banks Fintech
Thursday at 12 Noon Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Business Channel
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.
Brett King is a three times bestselling author, well-known futurist and speaker, and founder of a breakout new retail banking and lifestyle concept "Moven.” King was voted as American Banker's Innovator of the Year in 2012, and was nominated by Bank Innovation as one of the Top 10 "coolest brands in banking.” King has been featured on CNBC, Bloomberg, BBC, Financial Times, The Economist, The Asian Banker Journal, The Banker, Wired magazine and many more. He contributes regularly as a blogger on Huffington Post.
King initially achieved recognition for his bestselling book BANK 2.0, which received widespread industry acclaim and topped category lists in the UK, USA, Germany, Japan, Canada, France Russia and Asia. 'Branch Today, Gone Tomorrow' - King's second book achieved bestseller status in its first week on Amazon. His current book BANK 3.0 is currently topping the charts in the US, UK, China, Canada, Germany, Japan and France and has been published in English, Chinese (Simplified/Traditional), Korean, Russian and Polish to-date. He is widely considered the foremost global expert on retail banking innovation today.
As an industry thought leader, King has delivered keynotes at conferences in more than 40 countries for organizations like Google, Forbes, and Oracle. He has served as an international judge for The Asian Banker Retail Banking Excellence Awards, the GSMA Global Mobile Awards, the Middle East Business Achievement and Retail Banking Awards.