A podcast for curious minds in the financial services industry.
Working in IT in the banking sector, it is easy to focus on keeping the lights on. In this podcast, host and Financial Services Industry Managing Director at VMware, Matthew O’Neill along with fellow VMware colleagues will explore the challenges and different facets of life in banking keeping CIOs awake at night. The goal is to transform the way banks and other financial service providers work and to provide the hose to put out the fires!
Stories that Prove Data is Not Boring with Ray O'Brien
Ray O'Brien is Chief Operation Officer at Quantexa. He is an international business leader, board member, independent director, and advisor with a unique mix of expertise in Data, Analytics, Technology, Risk and Finance. Ray chatted with us about what is behind what he calls the “third industrial revolution.” He delves into how machine learning has changed the capacity for projects to do things that historically many couldn’t afford before. Ray provides his thoughts on how data and analytics are growing every day and affecting relationships among businesses and consumers.
Innovating Through AI and Beyond with Hanna Helin
Hanna Helin is the Global Head of Technology Innovation at the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG). In this role she leads LSEG’s Technology Innovation across their global Technology organization. Hanna has worked in a variety of technology and business leadership positions and is experienced in developing, leading and executing large technology and data initiatives. Hanna chatted with us about what is happening in the market around emerging technology. She explains how she is engaged in the global ecosystem through understanding cutting edge technologies, collaborating with venture capital to understand investment approach and focus areas, and engaging organizations in academic research.
Executing Revolutionary Transformation with Joel “Thor” Neeb
Joel Neeb is the VP of Execution and Transformation at the office of the CEO at VMWare. We caught up with Joel recently and talked about what the financial industry can learn from tech companies and more specifically about revolutionary transformation. Why you should sell business outcomes rather than the product that gets you there, and how in just a few years time, the most successful organizations will be the ones whose teams are aligned culturally and operationally around customer success.
Inside the Future of FinTech with its #1 Influencer with Spiros Margaris
In this episode of Don't Break the Bank, we speak with Spiros Margaris. Spiros is a venture capitalist at Margaris Ventures, a futurist, keynote speaker, and board member. He’s a senior advisor to and investor in several companies in the fintech, insurtech, cybersecurity, health care, and AI sectors. Spiros chatted with us about why embedded finance excites him, the future of banking, why both crypto and cash is here to stay, and how the metaverse will disrupt the financial world as we know it.
Focusing on Talent and Not Just Technology with Colin Bannister
In this episode of Don’t Break the Bank, we speak with Colin Bannister. Colin is VP of Solution Engineering for VMware EMEA and a big champion of VMware’s Degree-Apprenticeship program. Colin talks to us about mentorship, learning on the job and how to find, cultivate and support new talent within the industry.
Data is NOT Boring with Josh Simons
In this episode of Don’t Break the Bank, we talk to Josh Simons, Chief Technologist for High Performance Computing at VMware. Josh tells us about some of the things he’s working on in HPC as it relates to financial services. We also explore where ML and AI are fit and are heading...and consider some of the ethical implications as our ability to harness data evolves. This is a great episode for anyone thinking about the types of data that could be used for Machine Learning and how this could be used in your organisation.
Awesome guests and Matthew and Brian do a wonderful job asking the right questions!