Why does innovation matter? Growth. Revenue. Agility. Speed. Partnerships.
Who owns innovation?
What is your role as an individual and contributor / leader in your organization?
What are the prevailing innovation models - what works and why?
Science projects or profits: there are trade-offs.
Innovation's ripple effect on your organization.
Our Discussion Leaders:
Kristin Wallace, VP Emerging Payments, BB&T
Kristin Wallace, VP Emerging Payments, is the head of Client Purchase Experience at BB&T, a fortune 500 company, which provides a full range of banking, investment, and insurance products and services and operates 2,150 financial centers in 15 states and Washington, D.C.
She leads cross-functional teams to identify and capitalize on opportunities for the enterprise to innovate on the core banking competency of payments to deliver new and valuable services to clients. Prior to BB&T, she held several roles at Bank of America including management of regulatory and legislative issues related to payment card networks.
Kristin earned her bachelor's degree from Washington University in St. Louis, and her MBA from Duke University. She lives in Charlotte with her husband and their "American Dingo." Kristin is on the Executive Committee for PayCLT, is a founding member of the Charlotte Fintech Professional group, and has served as a mentor/coach for start-ups in the QCFintech accelerator program. When she's not boring Wal-Mart cashiers with her EMV/mobile payments knowledge, she leads group fitness classes at local gyms. Follow her on Twitter @KMHWallace.
Greg Lloyd, Director of Payments Practice, Levvel
Greg is a Director of the Payments Practice at Levvel where he is responsible for leading client engagements and building relationships with customers ranging from top-10 banks to payments enablers to start-ups. Prior to Levvel, Greg spent 7 years at Bank of America, most recently leading business-efforts in the launch of Apple Pay, Android Pay, and Samsung Pay. Prior to Bank of America, Greg held a variety of financial services roles at eSpeed / Cantor Fitzgerald and Reuters. Greg holds an M.B.A. from the Darden School at the University of Virginia and a B.S. from the College of William and Mary. He currently resides in Charlotte, NC with his wife and three children. https://www.linkedin.com/in/gregoryjlloyd/
Dave Hunkele, Managing Director, The Norman Group
Dave Hunkele is Managing Director of the Treasury, Payments and Digital Transformation practice at The Norman Group, where he is focused on business development and strategic consulting. Dave works with bank and Fintech leaders to define and execute their growth, innovation and efficiency strategies with emphasis in the areas of digital transformation, customer experience, sales and process efficiency and M&A integration / transition. Prior to joining The Norman Group, Dave held leadership positions at Bottomline Technologies and S1 Corporation and started his career in bank systems and technology. Dave holds a Bachelor's degree in Information Systems and Masters in Management from Robert Morris University. He serves on the Executive Committee of PayCLT. Dave resides in Concord, NC with his wife and three daughters. https://www.linkedin.com/in/davehunkele