Brett King FinTech Guru

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.

 

Fintech is Reshaping the Banking World

At the Huawei Financial Services Industry (FSI) Summit in Shanghai this week, the biggest financial services players in China were showcased. We heard from ICBC, the largest bank in the world, along with China Life and others talking their digital strategies in the Bank 4.0 world. There was a great deal of discussion around “A-P-P” development and architecture, the vernacular for mobile smartphone software apps in China, along with discussions on how AI, Internet of Things, Cloud and Edge computing are changing financial services.

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The Death of Bank Products Has Been Greatly Under-Exaggerated

Since 2005 I’ve been predicting the decline of branch banking. For almost 10 years I fought bankers who decried my assessment that branches would cease to be the most important channel in banking, to be replaced by far more efficient mechanisms for revenue generation and relationship. Today the discussion is increasingly resorting to a sort of desperate plea — “but branches aren’t going to die completely, are they?” No one is saying branches will grow.

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Lessons from Apple – Great Stores Don't Bring Customers Back

Every time a new Apple product comes off the assembly line, it gets put under the biggest magnifying glass imaginable as crowds of onlookers parse the announcement with scholarly intensity, hoping to piece together a picture of what might emerge and what the implications for the world at large will be.

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Four Banking Business Models in the Digital Age

Digitization of the banking industry is making new banking business models possible. But, it is the combination of regulation and technology that is making new business models a necessity.

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The Financial Diaries – Can Tech Truly Alleviate the Middle Class Crunch

While many outside of the US might think of the US as one of the richest countries in the world, the reality is that financial inequality has produced a land of opportunities where a large percentage of the population have serious day-to-day financial challenges, least of all getting access to day-to-day financial services.

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