Brett King FinTech Expert

Brett King is a futurist, best selling author, award winning speaker and host of a globally recognized radio show. He is also co-founder and CEO of Moven, a New York-based $200m mobile banking startup with over a million users. He is widely regarded as one of the top 5 global influencers in financial services, and his book Augmented was cited by China's President Xi Jinping as recommended reading on artificial intelligence. He advised the Obama administration on the Future of Banking, and has spoken on the future in 50 countries in the last 3 years. Brett focuses on how technology is disrupting business, changing behaviour and influencing society. He has fronted TED conferences, given opening keynotes for Wired, Singularity University’s Exponential Finance, The Economist, SIBOS and many more. He appears as a commentator on CNBC and has appeared regularly on the likes of BBC, ABC, FOX, Bloomberg and more. His radio show, Breaking Banks, began in May 2013. It was the first global show and podcast on FinTech, and has grown to be the most popular with an audience in 140 countries/ 3.6 million listeners.

 

How the Coronavirus and Mergers are Exposing Digital Vulnerability

On Saturday the 15th of February, the People's Bank of China announced it's efforts to slow the COVID-19 novel-coronavirus would include destroying or disinfecting billions of Yuan worth of cash or physical currency.

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Who is the World's True Fintech Capital, and Who is Next?

A few days ago the classic debate over who is the world's capital of Fintech again hit the Twitterverse as it does periodically.

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Coffee Shops as an Economic Indicator for Innovation

I spend a lot of time in coffee shops writing these days.

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The Prototype Bank

Getting to the bank of tomorrow seems daunting. For banks that are entrenched in physical elements such as branch distribution networks, long-held conventions around paper-led compliance procedures, embedded silos and P&L (that are more likely to collapse completely than change) – how can a change to a better bank be navigated? How are you going to issue credit cards when there is no plastic? What will checking accounts be called when you don’t issue check books anymore? The challenges facing the banking sector today are extreme.

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Will Facebook kill the US Dollar?

According to current statistics, Facebook has more than 2.375 billion active users, 59% of whom use it everyday. 1 billion of these users interact via mobile daily, and most of the top sites in the world are integrated with Facebook. The social networking service will soon launch its own cryptocurrency: Libra. 

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