When organisations look to attract and retain talent, you need to think outside the box, says Joerg Guenther, Chief Information Officer C&IS and Chief Technology Officer EMEA at Northern Trust Corporation. Speaking at FinTECHTalents 2018, Guenther say the festival was a real eye opener for him. The 129 year old bank, “with an anchor in
James Haq-Myles, Global Head of Diversity, Inclusion & Wellbeing at Travelex speaks at FinTECHTalents 2018 about the changing priorities and needs of today’s workforce and how companies can ensure they recruit diverse empowered staff that deliver the skills needed for innovation and transformative change. “I think some of the factors that people are looking for
Wednesday 16 January 2019 by Our Community
Companies are not only looking for high demand tech skills, says Elspeth Coates, Enterprise Client Director, Makers Academy, but cultural skills as well. “Companies are looking for developers that are commercially aware, that can work collaboratively and work well with teams and across sectors, she says. Makers Academy is a 12-week computer programming bootcamp in London.
Thursday 10 January 2019 by Liz Lumley
The 2019 FinTECHTalents Steering Committee is ready to roll with a Bigger, Braver, Bolder, Tech-ier Festival experience. Many on our Steering Committee were with us from the start – when FinTECHTalents was just an idea to bring the full FinTech ecosystem under one roof. Many more have joined us on our journey to highlight financial
It’s that time of year again, when we all get asked to share our ‘predictions’. I always pause when I get asked, because I feel ‘predictions’ are different from ‘wishes’ or ‘actions’. There’s much I ‘predict’, which I don’t wish to come true. So instead of predictions – we at VC innovations – want to
FinTech Finance interviewed VC Innovations director of FinTech, Liz Lumley at this years FinTECHTalents about the missing element at FinTech conferences (the students) and how real work ecosystems are messy and chaotic, while that is something that many fail to get their heads around, that is how collaboration and partnerships happen. “If you are a
FinTech Finance’s intrepid video team joined us at this year’s launch of FinTECHTalents to meet with the exhibiting companies and network with the delegates. This highlights video captures the essence of what the FinTECHTalents community is all about – quality, partnerships and a welcoming approach to talent. “Send us your computer science students – we
Mitesh Soni, Senior Director, Innovation and Fintech at Finastra talks with FinTech Finance at this year’s FinTECHTalents about how true innovation centres on the ability to collaborate and partnering with “uncommon partners” in order to create new experiences. “How do you accelerate innovation? At the end it is all about people,” says Soni.
Parminder Mann, Lead Mobile Product Manager at Metro Bank talks with FinTech Finance at this year’s FinTECHTalents Festival. He discusses how the UK’s first challenger bank is adding features to its mobile applications – including an AI-powered ‘selfie’ identification system – how their eight year old “clean’ technology stack, combined with their open innovation culture allows
Today is a day of Thanksgiving in the good old US of A. Many Americans will sit down to roast turkey, pumpkin pie and questionable politics. However, you do not need to be ‘American’ to find reasons to be thankful this year. So, let’s cast off worries about Brexit, forgive those times your bank took