Technology is key to banking future … really?

Deutsche Bank’s CEO John Cryan proclaimed at the World Economic Forum in Davos that technology will be key to banking in the next five years. It’s intriguing to see how the world has now got the fintech message. The Telegraph ran a conference about it (I was there), The White House has published a report on it, America’s Celebrity Apprentice has one of our own on it, and The Banker has run a magazine feature dedicated to it. There’s even a magazine completely dedicated to fintech, called (you guessed it) FinTech Finance. Along with this, there’s been a lot of discussion in bank boardrooms about fintech. I should know, as I’ve been at a lot of those discussions. In those discussions, I often use a range of great quotes that have been sprinkled through my presentations over the years. Read more: