JP is a trusted advisor to companies from startups to the Fortune 500, a popular writer, and a top rated keynote speaker. He is often quoted in the media, and his name regularly appears on multiple lists as an influential thought leader, but what really drives him is helping people turn ideas into results.
JP and his groundbreaking work on innovation have been featured in some of the industry’s top publications, including Forbes, American Banker, Business Insider, The Financial Brand, BAI Banking Strategies, Investment News, and more.
JP is cofounder of Alloy Labs, the only consortium that drives exponential growth for banks by leveraging network effects to identify opportunities for differentiation and co-created solutions that give them a competitive edge. There, he leads their industry-leading FinTech Forge, corporate and executive programs. He works directly with leadership teams and boards to help them build and leverage their internal innovation capacity to “unbreak the bank”, unleash new growth potential, and quickly forge ideas into results.
He is also cohost of Breaking Banks, the world’s #1 global fintech radio show and podcast created by fintech futurist and bestselling author Brett King. It is the flagship program for Provoke.fm Media, and the #1 business show on the VoiceAmerica network.
JP is the creator of the world’s first banking curriculum on fintech and innovation which has now been taught at leading graduate schools of banking. He is a top rated instructor at the Pacific Coast Banking School held at the University of Washington and the Graduate School of Banking at Wisconsin. He has also taught at the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado, the Southwest Graduate School of Banking at SMU, and several other top industry education programs.
After spending 20 years as a part of the leadership team that grew a $6B regional bank into an industry leader with over $400B in assets, JP has been a pioneer working at the intersection of fintech and traditional financial services to help others turn ideas into results, and potential into performance.
He was previously 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.
He has served in past leadership roles at top financial institutions, including as the first Chief Private Banking Officer for a top five U.S. bank, where he managed $7 billion in assets and $250 million in revenue. He was also a part of the team that built their first enterprise innovation program starting in 2007.
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