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Breaking Banks Fintech

Breaking Banks Fintech

Thursday at 12 Noon Pacific

May 07th 2015:Think Tech, not Bank

When Citi was one of the first banks to market with an app for the new Apple Watch, they were announcing an adjustment in culture and focus. This week, Brett talks with Andres Wolberg-Stok, Director of Global Platforms at Citi about why they are transforming into a tech company that provides banking instead of a bank that has tech capabilities. Also, Brett catches up with Ian Kar of fintechtoday.net to chat about ApplePay's expansion into Ireland and Shelly Banjo of Quartz to talk about the benefits and perils of crowdfunding. And Brett also chats with BreakingBanks alum Brett Meyers

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Andres Wolberg-Stok

Andres is the founding head of a global business team responsible for Citi’s innovation in digital platforms, advanced customer features and the integration of digital payments into Citi’s channels. He joined Citi from an international personal-finance startup and has served in a variety of digital roles since then, first for Citi Latin America, then for Citi's U.S. consumer businesses, and, since 2012, globally. Andres co-led the teams that made Citi the first bank with an Apple Watch app last month. Previously, as Citi's first global head of mobile banking, he was the lead inventor of Citi Mobile Snapshot, the patented breakout feature that made Citi the first major U.S. bank to offer
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Shelly Banjo

Shelly Banjo writes about the future of finance and is trying to figure out how technology, changes in consumer behavior, and regulation are fundamentally reshaping banking, payments, investing and currencies. (She also tracks the tensions between Silicon Valley tech honchos and Wall Street kingpins as this all develops.) Shelly worked at The Wall Street Journal for eight years, where she became obsessed with the retail sector and consumer behavior and wrote pieces on the end of impulse shopping, falling retail traffic and the global garment trade. Shelly has an MBA from NYU Stern with a focus on international economics and a degree in journalism and international studies from
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Brett Meyers

CEO and Founder of CurrencyFair Brett is an expat from Perth, Australia, who has lived in Ireland for 15 years. In 2008 he set out to solve a problem that had plagued him, and fellow expats, for several years; expense and inconvenience when trying to send money internationally. Using a unique p2p marketplace model, Brett solved the problem by connecting people and business sending money in both directions of each transfer. The result was international transfers that are much faster and 90% cheaper than traditional bank transfers via SWIFT. CurrencyFair has since gone on to process over €1.75 billion in exchanges since launch in 2010, saving its customers €100 million in banking fees. P
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2193/breaking-banks-fintech 14/12/2017 12:00 14/12/2017 01:00 Breaking Banks Fintech https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2193/breaking-banks-fintech When Citi was one of the first banks to market with an app for the new Apple Watch, they were announcing an adjustment in culture and focus. This week, Brett talks with Andres Wolberg-Stok, Director of Global Platforms at Citi about why they are transforming into a tech company that provides banking instead of a bank that has tech capabilities. Also, Brett catches up with Ian Kar of fintechtoday.net to chat about ApplePay's expansion into Ireland and Shelly Banjo of Quartz to talk about the benefits and perils of crowdfunding. And Brett also chats with BreakingBanks alum Brett Meyers about the growth and plans of CurrencyFair and the opportunities in the P2P exchange market. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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