Breaking Banks

Breaking Banks


Latest Episodes

Special Episode: Money 20/20 Preview with Sanjib Kalita
October 22, 2021

It’s October and just about time for Money 2020 in Las Vegas. We’ll be there next week interviewing some of the speakers and newsmakers, along with some of the attendees to give you a feel for what’s

Episode 412: Now Entering: The Fourth Era of Banking
October 21, 2021

Exciting day on Breaking Banks - we have a new regular host - Amber Buker. Now if that name sounds familiar its because she works with JP and I at Alloy Labs as head of insights. Her work is phenomena

Episode 411: Mastercard goes mainstream crypto with Paxos
October 14, 2021

In this week’s show we talk to head of strategy at Paxos (Walter Hessert) about their newly announced collaboration with Mastercard. Mastercard is currency agnostic, but their new crypto partnership w

Episode 410: Fintech Fight Club
October 07, 2021

I'm fortunate to travel the world talking about fintech, banking, regulation and innovation. MX is one of my favorite groups to speak for and not because it usually means a trip to a Utah ski resort,

Episode 409: Impact and Innovation At Work
September 30, 2021

In this week's Breaking Banks we talk to Colin Walsh, Founder and CEO of Varo on their record breaking raise of over half a billion dollars. We also talk to Steven Walcheck, Chief Innovation Officer o

Episode 408: Retrofitting US Payments Rails
September 23, 2021

In this week's Breaking Banks we see Silicon Valley Bank and our old friends Plaid teaming up to try to remove some of the friction of the US ACH bank-to-bank payment rails. Joining us from Plaid are

Episode 407: The Small Business Ping Pong Ball
September 16, 2021

What is small and what is big? Why do we draw lines and silos in the banking world around small businesses. Small businesses generate 44% of US economic activity, yet are often misunderstood and ping

Episode 406: The Power to Amplify
September 09, 2021

Today Brett and I talk to Nick Elders, fintech provocateur, president and co-founder of SPARK from Ignify Technologie. SPARK is a social mission-driven company whose cloud-based loan origination platf

Episode 405: Driving Change Through Talent and Infrastructure
September 02, 2021

Matteo Rizzi, Executive Producer and co-host for Breaking Banks Europe talks with Neville Bourke from Futurus and Drew Graham, former Director of Digital Strategy for Barclays to explore the tensions

Episode 404: Crypto Wars meets Financial Health
August 26, 2021

In this week's Breaking Banks we go 21st century. In the first half host Brett King interviews renowned journalist and personal finance specialist Jean Chatzky on how tech is changing the way we inves