FinTech Presentation by Preston Ash
While traditional financial institutions have long operated by housing multiple products and financial services for their customers in conveniently located brick-and-mortar offices, highly specialized tech startups have emerged over the past decade that are challenging and changing the world of banking. In the face of these new FinTech firms, will traditional financial institutions be able to adapt and challenge the opposition? How do demographics, the Great Recession, and public policy play into this conflict? What are the recent trends that are disrupting the financial services sector?
Preston Ash Bio
Preston Ash is an Economic Outreach Specialist with the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, working in their industry outreach function. In this capacity, he oversees the Dallas Fed's Banking Conditions Survey and collects data from financial institution CEO's within the 11th Federal Reserve District for use in monetary policy deliberations. Preston has written numerous articles on topics related to community banking and speaks often on developments in financial technology (FinTech). His work has been cited several times in Congressional testimony and also in leading news and intelligence platforms such as the Wall street Journal, Bloomberg, SNL Financial, and JD supra. Preston also currently serves as a member on United Way’s Financial Technology Advisory Committee.