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Breaking Banks Fintech

Breaking Banks Fintech

Thursday at 12 Noon Pacific

October 01st 2015:GlobalGoal1- Eradicate Poverty through Financial Inclusion

The UN Global Goals outline 17 goals to End Poverty, Fight Inequality and Injustice, and Fix Climate Change. As you wonder about each of them, you realize that all of the goals are interdependent. Today, on Breaking Banks we are focusing on organizations that are exploring FinTech as a means to financial inclusion. Brett talks with Jen Tescher, CSFI (http://www.cfsinnovation.com/) and Scott McCormack of Social Money (http://socialmoney.com/) about their efforts here and abroad to increase opportunities to save and build security. We also talk to Kosta Peric and David Lubinski of the Gate

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Kosta Peric

Kosta Peric is a technologist, whose interests lie at the point of fusion between technology, finance and innovation. Currently deputy director, Financial Services for the Poor, at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Kosta is also the author of "The Castle And The Sandbox", a book explaining how to foster innovation in established companies (Amazon link - http://goo.gl/UGCYfx). He was the co-founder and leader of Innotribe, the SWIFT initiative to enable collaborative innovation in the financial industry. At SWIFT, he was the chief architect of SWIFTNet, the backbone worldwide secure network currently connecting 8,000 banks and 1,000 corporations, and se
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David Lubinski

David Lubinski, Senior Program Officer, Level One Digital Payment Systems, Financial Services for the Poor Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation David Lubinski leads the work at the foundation focused on technology platforms to help the poorest 2.5 billion people access and use financial services. This work involves direct engagement with national government regulators, global and local leaders in telecommunications, financial services and information and communication technologies. David began his career in health finance and public policy, which led to the need for better utilization of management information systems for performance management. This led to an increased focus on manag
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Jennifer Tescher

Jennifer Tescher is the President & CEO of the Center for Financial Services Innovation (CFSI), the nation’s authority on consumer financial health. CFSI leads a network of financial services innovators committed to promoting high-quality financial products. Through its Compass Principles and a lineup of proprietary research, insights and events, CFSI connects members of its network to build a more robust financial services marketplace. Tescher founded CFSI in 2004 and has since achieved notable success in championing increased access to high-quality financial products and services for underserved consumers as an objective for the industry. She has become a nationally known expert on thi
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Scott McCormack

Scott McCormack serves as President of the company. Mr. McCormack brings 18-plus years of successful business development and financial industry experience to his role on the SmartyPig executive team. Mr. McCormack served as Senior Director at TMS – smartOne Prepaid Solutions, a longstanding icon in the prepaid payment industry, and Vice President of Debit/ATM products at First National Bank prior to joining SmartyPig. Mr. McCormack joined First National Bank in 1993, beginning his time in the credit card division, and later holding various executive positions in national consumer marketing and product and business development. He held responsibility for the debit and ATM business lines at
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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 The UN Global Goals outline 17 goals to End Poverty, Fight Inequality and Injustice, and Fix Climate Change. As you wonder about each of them, you realize that all of the goals are interdependent. Today, on Breaking Banks we are focusing on organizations that are exploring FinTech as a means to financial inclusion. Brett talks with Jen Tescher, CSFI (http://www.cfsinnovation.com/) and Scott McCormack of Social Money (http://socialmoney.com/) about their efforts here and abroad to increase opportunities to save and build security. We also talk to Kosta Peric and David Lubinski of the Gates Foundation about their efforts as part of the Foundations FSP team (http://www.gatesfoundation.org/What-We-Do/Global-Development/Financial-Services-for-the-Poor) and their work in Pakistan and Nigeria. And we have on Sam Maule of the Digital Finance Institute and Alan Grundy of Rescue.org to discuss how we can use FinTech to aid in the Syrian refugee crisis. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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