Debbie Bianucci

Debbie leads the BAI team in providing financial services leaders with the powerful tools, meaningful connections, and relevant content that power smart business decisions. Debbie has been in financial services for more than 30 years, and has held senior positions with several major financial services companies, including Wells Fargo and Dean Witter Discover. With more than 20 years at BAI, Debbie is a frequent speaker at industry events, and has authored numerous books and articles on financial services topics.

Article

Jan 20, 2022

Managing the return to the workplace is just the beginning.
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Dec 6, 2021

Digital transformation was the hottest category in the 2021 BAI Global Innovation Awards, drawing the largest number of nominations from all types of organizations across the globe.  Holly Hughes, chief marketing officer at BAI, recently hosted...

Podcast

Nov 16, 2021

Growing competition in financial services is fueling a corresponding upswing in innovation among both new entrants and established players. BAI’s Debbie Bianucci and Dennis Gada from Infosys discuss the latest innovations they’re seeing, and how those advances stand to change the industry.

Article

Feb 24, 2021

BAI Global Innovation Award winners create high-value, customer-focused solutions amid economic and industry uncertainties.

Article

Jan 13, 2021

BAI CEO Debbie Bianucci outlines approaches that will help your organization make tangible progress on diversity, equity and inclusion in the coming year.
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Article

Jun 22, 2020

BAI research shows that deposits are up significantly as families spend less and worry more about their liquidity needs, writes BAI president and CEO Debbie Bianucci.
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Article

Jun 10, 2020

BAI is fully committed to working with financial services leaders to address enduring inequalities in the workplace.

Podcast

May 26, 2020

BAI CEO Debbie Bianucci discusses why banks are well-positioned to deal with the COVID-19 disruption, and what they can and should be doing for their customers to help them get through these unprecedented times.

Article

May 1, 2020

The relentless drumbeat of bad economic news – rising unemployment, shrinking GDP, volatile markets and more – is putting more focus on “when” and “how” the world is going to safely reopen for business.  That growing […]
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Article

Mar 30, 2020

The spread of the coronavirus has created perhaps the most complex and challenging global crisis in our lifetimes. Our day-to-day lives are uncertain and unsettled, and the situation is changing at lightning speed. A crisis often […]
Digital Customer

Article

Jan 10, 2020

Digital transformation used to be code for “what are we going to do with all of these branches?” The transformation efforts focused on changing the branches and everything associated with physical distribution. But while branch strategy […]
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Podcast

Oct 15, 2019

Over the last decade, financial services innovation has flourished not just in volume but also in variety. In areas such as societal impact, marketing and human capital, a few special institutions are changing how business...
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Article

Sep 27, 2019

How do progressive financial services organizations succeed? Here’s how their take on the talent makes all the difference.
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Podcast

Jan 8, 2019

As the financial services industry begins a new year, three topics are sure to dominate the agendas of many banks. How can institutions win the talent war? How can they use data and analytics to...
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Article

Jan 7, 2019

As a lifelong Chicago Cubs fan, I weathered more than my share of heartache this year. After winning an impressive 95 games, the Cubs were just nine innings away the National League’s Central Division title. But […]
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Article

Jul 9, 2018

Innovation is a priority for most financial services companies and, more than ever before, innovation needs to be broadly defined. The reason is simple: Innovation isn’t limited to technology advancements or just fintech. Innovation is so […]
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Article

Jun 27, 2018

To kick off 2018, BAI named artificial intelligence its Trend of the Year. Since then, we’ve seen an explosion in the talk surrounding AI to match the technological revolution taking place before us. And as we […]
BAI Leadership Team

Podcast

Jan 9, 2018

Whether it's through the use of chatbots and predictive analytics, or taking compliance and fraud fighting to the next level, artificial intelligence promises to change every aspect of banking like nothing else before it. Three members of BAI's leadership team--President...
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Article

Jan 4, 2018

So much was made of artificial intelligence in 2017—yet so much puzzlement generated—that you could compare the resulting scenario to asking Siri for an analysis and getting one of two responses: “Here are some AI articles […]
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Article

Nov 1, 2017

What must we keep front of mind about innovation? I’ve asked myself that question many times. If we’ve learned one thing at BAI from seven years of recognizing financial services companies in our Global Innovation Awards and […]
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Article

Oct 5, 2017

Artificial intelligence has been with us since Stanford professor John McCarthy coined the term in 1960. Yet over the last decade, AI has taken quantum leaps in breadth and complexity, and that’s caused leaders in every […]