Brett King is the author of Amazon best-seller Bank 4.0 and host of the top-ranked FinTech podcast in the world, Breaking Banks. In his presentation King described the progress of banking over the last 500 years, and used examples from historical banking as well as contemporary innovative practices to illustrate changes in the nature of financial services. “Utility, rather than physical security, is the most important thing that customers want”, he said, going on to describe how banks risk being left behind as tech companies and other alternative providers of financial services take over.
Brett King is a bestselling author and the founder of a breakout new retail banking concept, Moven. Voted as American Banker’s Innovator of the Year in 2012, King initially achieved recognition for his bestselling book ‘BANK 2.0′, which received widespread industry acclaim and topped category lists in the UK, USA, Germany, Japan, Canada, France Russia and Asia. ‘Branch Today, Gone Tomorrow’ – King’s second book achieved bestseller status in its first week on Amazon. He is widely considered the foremost global expert on retail banking innovation today.
A keynote speaker at leading global events for financial services and innovation, King is an acknowledged expert on innovation, customer experience and channel distribution strategy including understand the fundamental shifts in consumer behavior.
King has recently been featured as an industry commentator on CNBC, Bloomberg, Financial Times, The Economist, ABA Journal, Bank Technology News, The Asian Banker Journal, The Banker magazine, and many more. He contributes regularly as a blogger on Huffington Post.
Having presented at conferences in more than 40 countries for organizations like Google, Forbes, Oracle, The Economist, SAS, SWIFT, Bloomberg, American Banker, ABA, IIR, World Council of Credit Unions, and others. He has served as an international judge for The Asian Banker Retail Banking Excellence Awards, the GSMA Global Mobile Awards, the Middle East Business Achievement and Retail Banking Awards.
He is the CEO and Founder of Moven, a $200m mobile bank start-up, with the world’s first smart bank account. Moven’s app is used around the globe with over a million users. His radio show, Breaking Banks, began in May 2013. It was the first global show and podcast on FinTech, and has grown to be the most popular with an audience in 140 countries/ 3.6 million listeners.
Brett‘s speaking topics include:
- Bank 4.0
- Bank 3.0: Why banking is no longer a place you go, but something you do
- The Big Shift