Change the bank or change the leadership

Chris Skinner

I’m likely to be blogging about leadership all this week, as that was the theme du jour of our Nordic Finance Innovation meetings in Copenhagen and Oslo last week.

What does your leadership look like?

Chris Skinner

So, boot on … The post What does your leadership look like? I’m sure some people see me walk into a room and go oh no, not him. I have a position, and it’s not popular with everyone. But I don’t care.

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Digital Banking Veterans Join i2c Leadership Team

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is rounding out its leadership team to include four payments industry veterans, the company said in a press release on Wednesday (Sept. She formerly held executive leadership positions at Visa Inc. She has held executive leadership positions at both Visa Inc.

Leadership Lessons

Independent Banker

ICBA convention keynote speaker Carly Fiorina, a former Hewlett-Packard chief, shares her perspective on business innovation and leadership. And so we went about it—the leadership team, the top 50 people in the company—surveying everything the company was doing, all of the assets we had.

The reason digital is a leadership challenge and not a project

Chris Skinner

The first phase is a recognition that the … The post The reason digital is a leadership challenge and not a project appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog.

Banks’ leadership teams are fatally flawed

Chris Skinner

Though boards of banks in the United States and the United Kingdom have higher percentages of directors with professional … The post Banks’ leadership teams are fatally flawed appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog.

The chasm between banks with digital leadership and those without

Chris Skinner

It’s only five minutes and think it’s probably worth the viewing as people are picking up on various comments I made, such as: “The leadership team has to be completely committed to … The post The chasm between banks with digital leadership and those without appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. During #Money2020Europe Tink, the Swedish challenger bank, interviewed me on my opinions about all things finance and technology.

Expedia Leadership Changes Show Power Of Travel Industry Disruption

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Barry Diller, chairman of the board, and Peter Kern, vice chairman and director, will oversee the company’s executive leadership team. Innovation Airbnb bookings Editors' Picks Expedia Google hospitality Leadership News personnel sharing economy Tourism travel

Yum Takes Hit From Grubhub And Names New Digital Leadership

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It also announced new leadership, and a new hire who will oversee the brand’s ongoing digital and mobile push. Earnings Editors' Picks grubhub kfc Leadership News personnel Pizza Hut Q3 Yum! Ties to Grubhub drove down investor confidence in Yum! Brands on Wednesday (Oct.

Expedia Leadership Shakeup Shows Power Of Travel Industry Disruption

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Barry Diller, chairman of the board, and Peter Kern, vice chairman and director, will oversee the company’s executive leadership team. Innovation Airbnb bookings Editors' Picks Expedia Google hospitality Leadership News personnel sharing economy Tourism travel

Taking the Reins of Leadership

Finer Points

Community Banker University Community Banks Grassroots Leadership“There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” General Colin Powell Good leaders aren’t born, they’re forged. They are inspired, shaped and mentored. They are indebted to the individuals who have coached them through both obstacles and successes, and they are obliged to pay that […].

Apple Overhauls Leadership Ranks To Move Beyond iPhone

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In an attempt to lower its reliance on the iPhone, Apple is overhauling its leadership ranks and changing its priorities so that it is focused more on services, artificial intelligence, hardware and retail, reported The Wall Street Journal.

Walmart Amazon Whole Paycheck Tracker: Logistics Upgrades, New Leadership

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New Leadership Watch: Walmart Names New U.S. Walmart has announced a change of leadership at the top of its U.S. Together with the team, we will build on the progress under Greg’s leadership and continue to make Walmart an even better place to work and shop. Walmart Amazon whole paycheck Amazon amazon go Apple TV Consumer Spending ecommerce Go Global Retail Leadership logistics ModCloth News personnel Retail walmart walmart amazon whole paycheck

Banks are failing digital due to legacy and leadership (Harvard research)

Chris Skinner

Just found an interesting document from Harvard Business Review with the title: How financial services views the digital agenda.

US Faster Payments Council Names New Leadership

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The U.S. Faster Payments Council (FPC), a membership comprised of payment industry leaders, has appointed Kevin Christensen, a senior executive at the SHAZAM network, as the acting executive director and interim board chair, according to a news release by the organization.

Small Business Administration Headed For Leadership Change

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News of the leadership change came the day after a federal judge ruled against the small business health insurance plan favored by Trump, declaring the plans as “clearly an end-run” to avoid consumer protection rules under the Affordable Care Act. President Donald Trump’s chosen head for the Small Business Administration (SBA) will leave the post and focus on helping Trump’s re-election efforts.

Leadership and Technology take center stage at DX19

ForwardBanker

Held February 4-6 in Miami, DX19 is a thought leadership summit that brings together leading FI experts and execs responsible for market growth. The post Leadership and Technology take center stage at DX19 appeared first on Deluxe FS. Deluxe conference Deluxe Exchange Deluxe Exchange 2019 DX19 Financial Technology leadership Technology thought leadership women in leadershipDeluxe Exchange 2019 is just around the corner. Are you ready to kick it up a notch?

Study Affirms Community Banks’ Small-Biz Leadership

Finer Points

It’s something ICBA and the community banking industry say all the time: community banks are the nation’s leading small-business lenders. And the numbers back it up. While community banks make up less than 20 percent of the banking system’s assets, they dole out more than half of its small-business loans. Still, some small businesses continue […]. Community Banks Credit Unions Economy Regulation Regulatory Relief Small Business Small Business Lending

CAN Capital Announces Another Leadership Change With New CEO

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Alternative small business (SMB) lending platform CAN Capital announced on Wednesday (Jan. 9) that Edward J. Siciliano has been appointed as the new chief executive officer.

Google’s Yvette Bohanan Wins Mike Duffy Award for Leadership

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Duffy Leadership Award. Duffy Leadership Award on Yvette Bohanan, who currently serves as the global finance head of revenue platforms at Google. ” In regard to leadership style influence, Duffy’s way of really understanding a situation by getting to the root of it was what helped shape his organizations. What’s really interesting about his leadership is his leadership and style permeated the organization in a way that you don’t often see.”

Future of Banking Requires New Leadership Model

The Financial Brand

Digital disruption in banking necessitates new leadership skills. The post Future of Banking Requires New Leadership Model appeared first on The Financial Brand. Culture & Leadership Featured Content digital banking

Leadership: In My Own Words

Jeff For Banks

With all of the scholarship on leadership, what could I add to the conversation? And if we reflect on the decline of our industry, an honest in-the-mirror assessment of bank leadership merits discussion. As with any general statement on leadership traits, there are exceptions.

How InsurTech Empowers Incumbents’ Market Leadership

Let's Talk Payments

Some professionals argue that the only path to sustainable growth is to work with incumbents in the industry. Indeed, startup-institution relationships (whether its Carrier-InsurTech, or Bank-FinTech cases) have evolved from. Insights Insurance InsurTech Asia Europe insights US

Talking ABSURD! Leadership with CU Broadcast’s Mike Lawson

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Leadership Lessons from the Former CMO of Kodak

The Financial Brand

Former Kodak CMO Jeffrey Hayzlett discusses leadership, culture, and the need to avoid complacency in banking during times of strong corporate earnings. The post Leadership Lessons from the Former CMO of Kodak appeared first on The Financial Brand.

Banks need to change their bonus structures (to include technological leadership)

Chris Skinner

The team … The post Banks need to change their bonus structures (to include technological leadership) appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. I had an interesting conversation with one banker this week. They work for a bank that is interested in blockchain use cases (aren’t we all) and have been tasked to create a proof of concept. All well and good. Then the challenge kicked in. Who wants to work on the proof of concept?

Wells Fargo's Modjtabai to exit as Scharf shapes leadership

Payments Source

Avid Modjtabai, who runs Wells Fargo's payments and technology innovation unit, is leaving the firm as new Chief Executive Officer Charlie Scharf continues to shake up top management. Women in Banking National banks Innovation Payments Avid Modjtabai Charles Scharf Wells Fargo

Why Leadership Trumps Performance Now

American Banker

Then get executives to offer thought leadership on social issues, rather than just having them be a mouthpiece for quarterly earnings. That's what the Reputation Institute recommends, as leadership replaces performance as a key driver of bank reputations.

7 highlights from the Women in Payments Leadership Exchange

Payments Source

The Women in Payments Leadership Exchange is a platform for prominent female executives to share not only their expertise and advice for their peers, but also to share the defining moments in their own careers.

CFPB announces senior leadership changes

CFPB Monitor

The CFPB has announced the following senior leadership changes: Stacy Canan will serve as the CFPB’s Assistant Director for the Office for Older Americans. CFPB People CFPB leadershipBarbara S. Mishkin. Canan had been serving as the deputy assistant director for the Office for Older Americans since joining the Bureau in November 2012. Before joining the CFPB, Ms.

Singapore’s fintech festival, and fintech leadership

BankNXT

Singapore’s fintech festival, and fintech leadership on BankNXT. Fintech Chris Skinner events leadershipWhen it comes to being hungry about innovation in fintech, some cities are noticeably more hungry than others. Chris Skinner talks about Singapore.

After leadership shake-up, what's next for Green Dot?

Payments Source

The prepaid card pioneer's banking-as-a-service platform might make it an attractive acquisition for an enterprise technology giant or bank, analysts say. Digital banking Fintech Green Dot Prepaid cards M&A De novo institutions Steve Streit

CFPB announces senior leadership changes

CFPB Monitor

Last Friday, the CFPB announced several changes in senior leadership. CFPB Monitor CFPB People CFPB leadershipThe individuals and their backgrounds as set forth in the CFPB’s press release are as follows: Andrew Duke will serve as the Policy Associate Director for External Affairs. Mr. Duke has 27 years of experience in public policy, including 20 years on Capitol Hill serving with three different members of Congress. Laura Fiene will serve as West Regional Director.

Walmart Shakes Up Its Food Leadership Team

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Big things are coming for Walmart as it just announced a few changes in its food leadership team on an internal memo circulated to its teams from its executive vice president for food in the U.S., The food industry has seen its fair share of shakeups over the last few months thanks in large part to Amazon’s $13.7-billion Whole Foods purchase. Fast on the heels of the eCommerce giant is the rest of the food industry, including superstore Walmart.

Office Depot Makes Changes In Leadership Team

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Office Depot has made some key changes in its leadership team, including naming a new chief digital officer. According to Chain Store Age , Kevin Moffitt is now the company’s chief digital officer.

Digital Engagement: Thought Leadership at DX19

ForwardBanker

Deluxe Exchange 2019, held February 4-6 in Miami, is a thought leadership summit that brings together leading industry experts and FI executives responsible for market growth and engagement. The post Digital Engagement: Thought Leadership at DX19 appeared first on Deluxe FS. In the span of just two days, attendees will have access to exclusive, thought-provoking content, innovative solutions and dialogue that helps them navigate both their day-to-day priorities.

CBA urges House leadership to enact legislation to change CFPB leadership structure to bipartisan commission

CFPB Monitor

The Consumer Bankers Association has sent a letter to the leadership of the House of Representatives urging the House to enact legislation that replaces the CFPB’s single director leadership structure with a five-person, bipartisan commission.

After leadership shake-up, what's next for Green Dot?

American Banker

The prepaid card pioneer's banking-as-a-service platform might make it an attractive acquisition for an enterprise technology giant or bank, analysts say. Fintech M&A De novo institutions Digital banking Green Dot

Ingenico shakes up leadership with new CEO

Payments Source

France-based Ingenico has named a new CEO a month after receiving an unsolicited takeover bid, signaling a strategy shift in the face of increasing pressure on the last of the independent payment terminal hardware giants. Point-of-sale M&A Ingenico France

Innovation is an act of leadership

BankNXT

Innovation is a key facet of strong leadership. Innovation is an act of leadership on BankNXT. Banking Fintech business culture innovation JP Nicols leadershipJP Nicols considers its importance, and highlights the Japanese principle of Kaizen.

A Pathway to Humble Leadership: 3 Simple Steps

Your Full Potential

I am an Eagle Scout and have held a lot of leadership positions in the organization, both on a local and national level. The concept of “Servant-Leadership” is catching on. “He who serves his fellows, is of all his fellows, greatest.” ” – Dr. E. Urner Goodman.

Leadership: A Vote of Confidence

Perficient Financial Servies

Whether your professional life resides in an Accounts Receivable atmosphere or not, leadership is critical. While on the surface it may look like that, the reality is that leadership and communications experts are at work and the byproduct is the results. A common misconception about collections or accounts receivable is that it’s strictly all about the numbers.

Being heard, finding mentors: Female payment execs share leadership tips

Payments Source

Most women who reach the executive level in the payments industry didn’t get there alone. Finding the right mentor, developing a voice and taking positive lessons from negative experiences often are keys to success. Gender issues Payments Fintech