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Editor’s List: Authority Magazine’s Favorite ‘Five Things Videos’ About The Future of Money and Banking

The way we bank has changed dramatically over the last decade. It was not too long ago when you had to wait in line in a bank to deposit money. Today things are totally different. You can do your banking without ever walking into a bank. In addition, the whole concept of money has changed. In the recent past, money usually meant bills and coins. But today, the concept of money has expanded to include digital currency and NFTs. What other innovations should we expect to see in banking in the short and medium term?

To address this, we are talking to leaders in the banking, finance, and fintech worlds, to discuss the future of banking and money over the next few years.

Some of the experts we interviewed put together some fantastic videos sharing their five ideas. Please enjoy these videos and interviews below.

Mina Worthington, Solarity Credit Union

Mina Worthington is the president and CEO of Solarity Credit Union, a Yakima, Washington-based credit union serving more than 54,000 members in the Pacific Northwest with more than $1.3 billion assets under management. Worthington’s served in this role since 2008 and led the organization through a robust digital transformation, creating an innovative and unique banking experience for members. During the course of her career, Mina has worked in various capacities in the financial services industry, including accounting and finance, lending, IT and operations.

The complete interview can be read here:

Claudio Felix

As Director of Client Solutions, Claudio defines and leads the company’s strategic initiatives within the fintech, partner banks and credit card lines of business. He also provides thought leadership on industry and regulatory enforcement trends, as well as client opportunities within PerformLine’s industry-leading compliance technology. Claudio has over 15 years of experience at global consulting firms working with the world’s largest financial institutions where he advised clients on issues related to foreign direct investment, M&A, and complex regulatory risk and compliance.

The complete interview can be read here:

Jaya Vaidhyanathan, BCT Digital

Jaya Vaidhyanathan, a Global speaker, Entrepreneur, Thought Leader & an expert on Financial Services and Technology, is currently the CEO of BCT Digital, an award-winning global fintech company specializing in risk & regulatory solutions for international banking and financial services markets. At BCT Digital, Jaya spearheads the ‘Make Local, Go Global’ product innovation to tackle national issues such as NPA and Risk management in the Financial Services sector. Her portfolio includes driving product strategy, product innovation, Digital Transformation, Risk Management, M&A, technology delivery, and execution. Jaya has extensive experience in the BFSI/FinTech sector across US, UK, South Africa and India, both with large corporates such as Accenture, the Wall Street and building start-ups. She serves as the Independent Director on the Board of UTI Asset Management Company and Indigrid.

The complete interview can be read here:

Eric Abramian, formerly Zadig & Voltaire

Eric is a creative entrepreneur, fashion lawyer, advisor, and most recently author of #1 Amazon bestselling children’s book “Pierre the Umbrella in Paris”. With a background in business marketing from the American University of Paris and a J.D. from Loyola Law School, Eric works as a consultant to corporations and startups in the apparel and retail industries, advising on brand expansion geographically and helping negotiate various transactions pertaining to business and legal affairs. Eric has recently served as Interim Vice President of Store Development at Zadig & Voltaire, a French fashion and lifestyle brand on Deloitte’s top 100 Global Powers of Luxury Goods. Serving as co-chair of Beverly Hills Bar Association’s “The Global Fashion Lawyer” magazine, Eric has authored inspirational interviews with business personalities and articles on relevant legal issues faced by the fashion industry.

The complete interview can be read here:

Carl Brown , Simply RFID

Carl started hustling handmade snowflakes at seven years old. He charged enough to buy a KitKat and selected optimal times around elevators.

With his snowflake money, he purchased an Apple PC in the ’80s and discovered automation. Carl automated a construction materials project and started optimizing large-scale inventory at 13 years old.

Going from a programmer at 13 years old to a venture-funded 20-year-old, he moved to Silicon Valley and got caught up in the internet boom of the ’90s. Automating processes proved to be what he enjoyed most and he led several companies in these ventures. In 2001, he founded SimplyRFiD and bootstrapped it to a multinational technology company in the U.S., Philippines, and China. He is currently the president of Simply RFID and lives worldwide.

The complete interview can be read here:

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