Alexa was sexy at CES

January 19, 2017
Hosted by Brett King

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One of the presences most strongly felt at CES was Alexa, Amazon's voice activated assistant. According to a study done by NTT Data, *she* is currently the most quickly adopted Artificial Intelligence. This week we are exploring AI adoption in the home, and why AI is so powerful in the payments space with Brian Roemmele, payments expert and Payfinder founder. Normand Lepine from NTT Data is here to talk about their latest study: http://www.slideshare.net/NTTDConsulting/iot-disruption-and-opportunity-in-the-insurance-industry-71069160. Also joining the show- Lalita Clozel from American Banker is talking about the Fintech Forum that was held in DC and the new regulatory expectations. And Sam Hodges, Managing Director of Funding Circle, tells us about their latest raise and their new opportunities. And we want to make sure our listeners all have a taste of Sam Maule's new podcast, Fintech5, so we are bringing you his episode with tech pioneer and visionary, Brian Solis!

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Brett King

Brett King

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.

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