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Are you prepared to embrace change, take risks and disrupt yourself in response to the digital disruption in banking? If not, this podcast is for you. Hosted by top 5 banking and fintech influencer, Jim Marous, Banking Transformed highlights the leadership and cultural challenges facing the banking industry. Featuring interviews with some of the top minds in business, this podcast explores how financial institutions can prepare for the future of banking.

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    • 4.8 • 64 Ratings

Are you prepared to embrace change, take risks and disrupt yourself in response to the digital disruption in banking? If not, this podcast is for you. Hosted by top 5 banking and fintech influencer, Jim Marous, Banking Transformed highlights the leadership and cultural challenges facing the banking industry. Featuring interviews with some of the top minds in business, this podcast explores how financial institutions can prepare for the future of banking.

    Leadership During Times of Uncertainty

    Leadership During Times of Uncertainty

    More than ever, creating an organization that responds to customer’s needs, cares for and inspires employees, embraces purpose, emphasizes diversity, equity, and inclusion, and helps a firm become future-ready — all boil down to one thing: leadership.

    While conversations about the importance of a disruptive mindset started well before the pandemic, the crisis accelerated the need for strong leadership significantly. The question becomes how ready is existing leadership to lead an organization to success during uncertain times?

    My guest on the Banking Transformed podcast is Charlene Li – Chief Research Officer, PA Consulting. Charlene shares how leadership can better embrace change, accept risks, and help organizations become future-ready.

    • 43 min
    How All Banks Can Now Offer Industry-Leading Digital Mortgages

    How All Banks Can Now Offer Industry-Leading Digital Mortgages

    Most mortgage experiences are overwhelming and full of friction, with outdated processes that includes a stack of paper forms and multiple in-person meetings. And, while many financial institutions would like to provide a better experience, resources are scarce.
    New mortgage-as-a-service (MaaS) solutions allow smaller financial institutions to utilize best-in-class technology, while still retaining personalized engagement. This enables local banks to compete with larger financial institutions for the most important household relationship.
    My guests on the Banking Transformed podcast are Jonathan Price, EVP of Q2 and Sam Schey, EVP of Rocket Mortgage. They are going to explain how a bank can combine an industry-best digital mortgage process with a bank’s existing mobile and online banking platform.

    This episode of Banking Transformed is sponsored by Q2
    Today, digital banking is more than a channel—it’s how financial institutions deliver their brand, manage customer relationships, and grow their business. Q2 helps FIs wherever they are on their digital transformation journey, with a portfolio of consumer and commercial solutions that help customers save, spend, borrow, and engage.
    More at Q2.com

    • 36 min
    Locality Bank: Using Modern Technology to Serve Small Businesses

    Locality Bank: Using Modern Technology to Serve Small Businesses

    Small businesses are the foundation of the American economy, with 30.2 million small businesses making up 99.9% of American businesses and employing 47.5% of American employees.

    Despite the size of this segment, small businesses have unique challenges such as funding, payment processing, money transfer and more. In addition, most traditional small business bank processes are antiquated and time-consuming.

    My guest on the Banking Transformed podcast is Corey LeBlanc, co-founder of Locality Bank, a digital-first community bank based in Fort Lauderdale. Corey shares the mission of this start-up and how Locality is using financial technology to make processes more efficient, saving money and better serving their customers.

    • 45 min
    Embedded Finance and BaaS: The Future of Banking

    Embedded Finance and BaaS: The Future of Banking

    Embedded finance integrates financial services, such as payments, lending, insurance, etc. within a non-financial business’ infrastructure. This provides a seamless bridge between a brand, the consumer, and a financial solutions provider.
    The expansion of embedded finance solutions on the B2C side have skyrocketed, while B2B solutions have seen much more tepid growth. Innovation of both forms of solutions is expected to continue to be robust in the foreseeable future.
    We are very fortunate to have Mike Kresse and Taira Hall from FIS Global on the Banking Transformed podcast. They discuss the current embedded banking and Banking as a Service can provide both opportunities and threat in the future.

    This Episode of Banking Transformed is sponsored by FIS
    When customers need to pay, borrow, or invest, are you at the point of need? The future of financial services delivery is giving customers what they want, whenever and wherever they are. FIS Embedded Finance gives any company or financial institution the tools to build finance solutions based on customer needs.
    Discover how embedded finance technologies could affect your business. Visit here: www.fisglobal.com/en-gb/market-movers/embedded-finance

    • 45 min
    Daylight: Meeting the Unique Needs of the LGBTQ+ Community

    Daylight: Meeting the Unique Needs of the LGBTQ+ Community

    Close to 30 million Americans self-identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex or asexual according to recent polls, with a collective spending power of $1 trillion a year. Despite the size of the market, 44% of LGBTQ+ people consistently struggle to maintain regular savings.
    This podcast is not a political conversation, while we will be touching on political issues. It is an analysis of how a digital banking platform can transform the banking experience for a unique community by creating products and content specific for a segment’s needs.
    My guest on the Banking Transformed podcast is Rob Curtis, CEO of Daylight, the first digital bank focused on the needs of the LGBTQ+ community. Rob shares the challenges this community faces from a financial perspective, and how Daylight is addressing these issues.

    • 38 min
    Synovus Bank: The Journey to Become a Digital Bank

    Synovus Bank: The Journey to Become a Digital Bank

    Becoming adept at digital banking is not simply about technology. It’s about the way banking leaders adapt to the pace of change and continually rethink how they can create and deliver value in a digital economy.
    Most importantly, it is understanding that the digital banking transformation process is a never-ending journey … with no end point.
    My guest on the Banking Transformed podcast is Liz Wolverton, Head of Consumer Banking and Brand Experience at Synovus. Liz shares how building the muscles for continuous change at Synovus allows the bank to adapt to future change more rapidly, which makes the bank more resilient.


    This Episode of Banking Transformed is sponsored by FIS
    From super apps and crypto to embedded finance and financial inclusion, we’re a long way away from the world of cash and checks. That’s why FIS has published The Global Payments Report.
    The Global Payments Report makes it easy to understand what your consumers want now – and in the future. Read about the trends transforming payments and what they mean for your business. FIS also gives you an in-depth view of how consumers pay when shopping online and at the point of sale in more than 40 markets, along with the latest insights into real-time payments trends, digital wallets, and even Crypto.
    Discover how the latest payments technologies could affect your business. Get your report today by visiting fisglobal.com/gpr.
    FIS. Advancing the way the world pays banks and invests.

    • 51 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
64 Ratings

64 Ratings

Valentin Saportas ,

A must listen-to podcast for anyone in Fintech

With everything moving so fast in financial services and fintech, it’s sometimes hard to stay abreast of all the trends and filter out the noise to identify real shifts in the market. This podcast helps me do exactly that, with thoughtful and provocative commentary from the host as well as knowledgeable guests from innovative companies in the industry. Highly recommend it.

Kpyatt ,

The Gold Standard

I’ve followed Jim Marous for most of my financial career and his insights often become the gold standard for financial institutions. Banking Transformed is no different. Jim’s guests are smart and equally as insightful so the conversations are always robust and leave you thinking about how you can change or challenge your FI thinking. Episodes are easy to get through and well worth your time!

TimMarkHamilton ,

Thoughtful questions, tons of insights, no fluff

Jim’s guests are about as credible and authoritative as they come. The discussions are always well planned with thought provoking questions and insightful discussion. One of the best podcasts out there about the future of banking. Highly recommended.

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