689. Insights: What would happen to financial services if we put the engineers in charge?

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David M. Brear is joined by some great guests, from 11:FS, SumUp, BigPay, and Yapily, to discuss what financial services would look like if engineers held all the power!

Our expert hosts, David M. Brear, is joined by some great guests to ask: "What would happen to financial services if we put the engineers in charge?"

The whole fintech industry is built on top of complex tech stacks, constructed and maintained by engineers.

Their value to the industry has never been in doubt, but where they sit in the business structure changes from company to company.

We've put together a panel of experts to discuss how the role of engineers has changed in financial services, the challenges they have to contend with, and what the future of financial services would look like if we put the engineers in charge.

This week's guests include:

  • Nick Stemp, Engineering Director, 11:FS
  • Johannes Schaback, CTO, SumUp
  • Simon Vans-Colina, CTO, BigPay
  • Elizabeth Prendergast, Engineering Team Lead, Yapily

Fintech Insider by 11:FS is a podcast dedicated to all things fintech, banking, technology and financial services. It’s hosted by a rotation of 11:FS experts including David M. Brear, Ross Gallagher, Benjamin Ensor, and Kate Moody - as well as a range of brilliant guests. We cover the latest global news, bring you interviews from industry experts or take a deep dive into subject matters such as APIs, AI or digital banking.

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Special Guests: Elizabeth Prendergast, Johannes Schaback, Nick Stemp, and Simon Vans-Colina.