Posts by Alex Jimenez

My Interview with Stellar Strategic

  I was interviewed by Jennifer Brooks the Chief Marketing Officer at Stellar Strategic Group, a digital marketing company that works with financial service organizations. We covered fintech, blockchain, neobanks, and where the banking industry is likely to go in the next few years.  You can read the interview here.  

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Finovate Spring 2018

I was privileged to attend and participate at the Spring 2018 Finovate.  I was part of two panel discussions.  The first panel, “Payment Innovation – What do you need to know about emerging technologies,” covered a discussion on payments innovation including real-time payments, hidden payments, blockchain, and what is next.  The second session, ” Strategy Session: The…

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My Interview with BankRelevant on the Future of Banking

Recently, I had the opportunity to sit down with Syed Bukhari and Pari Bose from BankRelevant to discuss the future or banking and fintech.  We covered fintech-banking relationships, bank innovation, open banking, omni or opti channel, and even the voice channel.  You can read the discussion here.

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My Interview with Aspire Systems on Fintech and Banking

  Shekhar Singh from Aspire Systems recently interviewed me for their blog series.  He describes the discussion thus: At a time when more than 80% of Financial Institutions believe their business is at risk according to a PWC report, disruption is uppermost in the minds of every Banking provider. Is Open Banking a boon or a bane, and…

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BAI Podcast: The future of digital banking

Back in February, I was featured on BAI‘s podcast.  Lou Carlozo and I spoke about the impact that high-tech innovations from artificial intelligence to implantables are having on the banking industry. If you missed it, you can check it out here.

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My Podcast Episode With Tearsheet On Mobile & Digital Banking

Last week Tearsheet.co featured me in their podcast. As they note, they’ve been “interviewing top thought leaders, executives, entrepreneurs and technologists actively making the future of finance a reality.” I am very thankful for the opportunity to talk about my career, the influence of technology in banking, payments, fintech, and innovation.  The one slight correction I have to…

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Your organization has decided to launch an “Innovation Lab” and they have assigned you to run it. Now what?

Your organization has decided to launch an “Innovation Lab” and they have assigned you to run it. Now what? by Alex Jimenez | April 5, 2017 | Digital Disruption Fueled by the success of disrupting technology and innovative startups, organizations of all sizes and from vastly different industries are jumping on the innovation bandwagon. Most…

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Is this really the future of the bank branch?

  As digital banking continues to grow with banking customers, customer traffic in bank branches has drastically reduced.  In fact, 94% of consumers under 35-years-old bank online, according to First Data’s report, The Unbanked Generation.  The problem has grown so overwhelming that it has become the biggest concern branch banking is facing. So far the approach that…

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Stop trying to centralize my blockchain

Stop trying to centralize my blockchain by Alex Jimenez | January 18, 2016 | Blockchain, Digital Disruption The topic of blockchain drew the most discussion in Fintech for 2015, not THE bitcoin blockchain but just the general concept of a shared distributed public ledger. Financial institutions (FIs) have varied views about what blockchain technology can…

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