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!
Talking about Bankers Like Us… with Dr. Leda Glyptis
In this episode, we delve into a conversation with Dr. Leda Glyptis, an accomplished fintech leader and former banker. With over two decades of experience driving transformation and technology across diverse financial sectors, Leda explores the inherent ties between banking, fintech, and the current technological surge. Discover how these domains can seamlessly integrate into the tech revolution by aligning with the established systems of traditional banks and corporations. Tune in to gain insights from this seasoned fintech veteran, as she guides us through the pivotal juncture where digital innovation and banking converge.
Join us for a compelling discussion on the evolving landscape of finance in the digital age.
Gen AI, Clever Analytics? Game Changing? or Just Fluff? … with Tony Boobier
In this episode, we talk with Tony Boobier, a consultant, mentor, author and advisor with a specialisation with AI and financial services. Tony delves into hype surrounding AI's role in everyday life. He discusses the fear-driven perceptions of data-driven decisions, pondering the motives behind the hype, and its influence on society's view of AI.
The episode also explores the practical applications of Generative AI in understanding vast amounts of data. From Customer Satisfaction to Risk Management, we talk through AI's current efficiency and areas that still need improvement and emphasise the need for organisations to integrate AI sustainably, with focus on Stakeholder Management.
Join us and gain valuable insights from this thought leader who provides an objective perspective on the evolving AI landscape.
Three Enterprise Technologists go into a bar… with Ian Ellis
In this episode, we talk with Ian Ellis, Technology Strategist, Angel Investor, Venture Partner and Founder of the London Enterprise Tech Meetup. Ian Ellis is an experienced Technology Strategist who has driven C-level stakeholder engagement across some of world's leading organisations, including Morgan Stanley, Deutsche Bank, Prudential Financial, Microsoft and Bank of Ireland. His work involves aligning the high-level objectives for an organisation with its technology and business strategies, particularly related to how it drives practical innovation and also engagement with the external ecosystem of emerging technologies, investors and incumbent tech players.
Ian covers a lot of topics including generative AI and its potential applications, reporting requirements around ESG, and the need for thoughtful regulation, responsible innovation, and sustainable practices in the financial services industry.
Flipping the script with Brian Hayes
In this episode, we flip the script on our show and put Brian Hayes, Senior Director, Financial Services Industry Vertical at VMWare in the guest seat. We discuss the digital transformation of the financial services industry. Brian highlights the need for financial institutions to embrace digital transformation, adopt agile methodologies, and cultivate a culture of innovation to stay competitive in the rapidly changing industry.
Solving problems with technology instead of creating them, with Joe Baguley
In this episode, we speak with Joe Baguley, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, EMEA, at VMware. In his own words, Joe is the connection between R&D and the field, our customers, and our partners. He drives all things around that, in terms of where we're going, what we're doing, what's next, and leading the technical community within VMware in EMEA.
Building for Indestructible, with Spencer Kimball
In this episode, we speak with Spencer Kimball. Spencer is the co-founder and CEO of Cockroach Labs. He is one of the original authors of GIMP. Worked on databases during the heyday of the dotcom era and worked for Google during much of their biggest growth and impact.
Awesome guests and Matthew and Brian do a wonderful job asking the right questions!