Episode 33: Big Banks Aren’t Taking Disruption Lying Down

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This is a podcast episode titled, Episode 33: Big Banks Aren’t Taking Disruption Lying Down. The summary for this episode is: At Georgian Partners, we usually talk about tech trends that impact the software industry. But in many cases, those trends are also having a major impact elsewhere. In this episode, Jon Prial talks with Kyle McNamara, EVP and co-head of Technology at Scotiabank, along with Dubie Cunningham, the VP of Innovation. Together, they discuss some of the major trends impacting the financial services industry and how Scotiabank is tackling disruption head on. You'll hear about: -Why Scotiabank created its Digital Factory (1:20) -The kind of talent that Scotiabank is recruiting for its Digital Factory (3:51) -Scotiabank’s partnership with Kabbage (4:32) -What to look for when partnering with fintech companies (5:32) -The importance of mobile in the banking industry (8:11) -How blockchain is affecting banking (11:00) -Managing blockchain and privacy (11:58)

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At Georgian Partners, we usually talk about tech trends that impact the software industry. But in many cases, those trends are also having a major impact elsewhere. In this episode, Jon Prial talks with Kyle McNamara, EVP and co-head of Technology at Scotiabank, along with Dubie Cunningham, the VP of Innovation. Together, they discuss some of the major trends impacting the financial services industry and how Scotiabank is tackling disruption head on. You'll hear about: -Why Scotiabank created its Digital Factory (1:20) -The kind of talent that Scotiabank is recruiting for its Digital Factory (3:51) -Scotiabank’s partnership with Kabbage (4:32) -What to look for when partnering with fintech companies (5:32) -The importance of mobile in the banking industry (8:11) -How blockchain is affecting banking (11:00) -Managing blockchain and privacy (11:58)