Brett King, International Bestselling Author, Speaker, Founder, Radio & Media Personality
Many thanks to our friend Brett King for recording a cameo appearance that we'll play to kick off the show, the video sets the stage nicely for the event.
Brett King is a world-renowned futurist and speaker, an International Bestselling Author, and a media personality who covers the future of business, technology and society. President Xi Jinping cited his book Augmented on the topic of Artificial Intelligence.
He has spoken in over 50 countries, at TED conferences, given opening keynotes for Wired, Techsauce, Singularity University, Web Summit, The Economist, IBM's World of Watson, CES, SIBOS and many more. He has appeared as a commentator on CNBC, BBC, ABC, Fox, and Bloomberg. He previously advised the Obama administration on Fintech policy and advises regulators and bank boards around the world on technology transformation.
King hosts the world's first and #1 ranked radio show on FinTech called "Breaking Banks" (177 countries, 6.5 million listeners). He is the CEO and Founder of Moven, a successful mobile start-up, which has raised over US$47 million to date, with the world's first mobile, downloadable bank account, available in the United States, Canada, UK, Indonesia, Russia, and New Zealand.
Named "King of the Disruptors" by Banking Exchange magazine, King was voted American Banker's Innovator of the Year, voted the world's #1 Financial Services Influencer by The Financial Brand and was nominated by Bank Innovation as one of the top 10 "coolest brands in banking". He was shortlisted for the 2015 Advance Global Australian of the Year Award for being one of the most influential Australians living offshore.
His books have been released in over a dozen languages and he has achieved bestseller status in 20 countries. His fifth book Augmented: Life in the Smart Lane is an international bestseller, top 10 in North America and has remained in the top-10 on Amazon for 2 years. Bank 4.0 is his latest bestseller and is available in a dozen languages
About Bank 4.0
In the final book in the digital 'BANK'; series, Brett King tackles the topic of whether banks have a future at all in the emerging, technology embedded world of the 21st century. In 30-50 years when cash is gone, cards are gone and all vestiges of the traditional banking system have been re-engineered in real-time, what exactly will a bank look like? How will we reimagine a bank account, identity, value, assets, investments?
New Banking Ecosystem
Then stepping back from this vision of the future, King and his cadre of `disruptors' and Fintech mafia chronicle the foundations of this new banking ecosystem today. From selfie-pay in China, blockchain in Africa, self-driving cars with their own bank accounts and augmented reality tech that informs the future design of banking systems, this proves once and for all that we're not in Wall Street anymore Toto. Bank 4.0 is what banking will become.