Bank Innovation Consulting Expert JP Nicols
Bank innovation consulting expert JP Nicols has been internationally recognized as a leading voice for innovation, strategy and leadership for the future of financial services, and his work has been featured in leading publications and conferences worldwide.
JP is a trusted advisor to companies from startups to the Fortune 500, a popular writer, a top rated speaker, and is often quoted in the press on video and in print. He has been named to several lists as an influential thought leader in financial services, including:
- Fintech influencers you should be following in 2016 (#8)
- FinServ 25: The Most Influential Voices in Banking (#7)
- 25 Must-Read Financial IT Blogs
- 33 Most Followed Fintech Persons
- 20 Finance Technology Influencers You Need to Follow
- 8 FinTech Leaders You Need to Follow
- The Absolute Ultimate Guide of Who’s Who in FinTech
- Top Ten Wealth Management Thought Leaders
- Nine online influencers that shape the future of payments
- Top 25 leading influencers in financial services
- Top 5 Financial Services Thought Leaders
JP’s work has been featured in some of the industry’s top publications, including American Banker, The Financial Brand, BAI Banking Strategies, Investment News, Bank Innovation and many others. See examples here.
After spending 20 years as a part of the leadership team growing a $6B regional bank into an industry leader with over $400B in assets, JP has been working at the intersection of fintech, innovation and financial services to help others turn potential into performance.
He is a Managing Director of the FinTech Forge, which extends the innovation capacity of financial institutions while dramatically lowering the cost and risk of innovation. He was also a founder of the Bank Innovators Council, which is now as a part of Next Money, a global community committed to reinventing finance through design, innovation and entrepreneurship.
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He has served in past leadership and innovation roles at top financial institutions, including as the first Chief Private Banking Officer for a top five U.S. bank. He is a highly rated instructor on innovation at the Pacific Coast Banking School graduate school of business held at the University of Washington, and is a popular recurring guest host of the global podcast Breaking Banks, which has over 1.5 million listeners annually.
JP has also been advisor to numerous early stage fintech companies and currently serves on the advisory board of Advizr. He previously served on the advisory board of Balance Financial and as Vice Chair of the board of Forest Ridge School of the Sacred Heart.
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My recommended reading list:
- Blue Ocean Strategy
- Breaking Banks
- Business Model Generation
- Crossing the Chasm
- Escape Velocity
- The Discipline of Market Leaders
- The Innovator’s Dilemma
- The Innovator’s DNA
- Jumping the S Curve
- Smarter Bank
- Value Proposition Design
- Value Web
- The Wide Lens
- Zone to Win