2018 BAI Global Innovation Award Winners

Meet the Winners

Most Innovative Finserv of the Year

NovoPayment, Inc.
Disruptive Innovation in Financial Services

Ping An Technology
Outstanding Use of AI in Financial Services

Shenzhen OneConnect
Data Analytics, AI or Machine Learning

Societal and Community Impact

Arion Bank
Accelerator or Incubator

CaixaBank S.A.
Touchpoints & Connected Services

Societal and Community Impact

NovoPayment, Inc.
Customer Experience

Fifth Third Bank
Human Capital


Live Oak Bank
Internal Process

Bank of America
People's Choice Award

Celebrating the World’s Leading Innovators in Financial Services

BAI’s Global Innovation Awards are a catalyst for innovation in the financial services industry worldwide. Since 2011, the program has connected forward-thinking organizations and leaders who are changing the face of the industry, and translated their innovations into actionable ideas for the U.S. market. To date, the program has received thousands of nominations from all over the world, becoming one of the most prestigious awards in the industry.

The program recognizes the leaders and forward-thinkers ushering the way to a new era in banking. This year’s program will explore advancements in artificial intelligence, innovative touchpoints, customer experience and more.

Applying Global Perspective and Best Practices

JP Nicols BAI Beacon 2018 Speaker
JP Nicols

BAI was pleased to have JP Nicols moderate the 2018 BAI Global Innovation Awards content at BAI Beacon. JP guided attendees through why innovation matters and what makes the winning innovations meaningful to ensure attendees walked away with actionable ideas to take back to their organization.

A leader in the financial services industry for 20 years, JP's passion and expertise helps professionals of all levels understand the fundamentals of innovation and how to think beyond borders, and comfort levels, to unlock new value and drive innovation agendas forward.

2018 BAI Beacon Innovation Series

October 9, 2018

Featured Speaker: Luke Williams, Professor of Innovation at NYU Stern School of Business; Founder and Executive Director of the W.R. Berkley Innovation Labs
Outstanding Achievement Awards

4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

October 10, 2018

Innovation Without Borders 
2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Best in the U.S. from the BAI Global Innovation Awards
3:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

October 11, 2018

In Conversation with BAI Global Innovation Awards Winners & Finalists
8:15 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Innovation in Action - Q&A with the BAI Global Innovation Awards Innovation Circle Judges
9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.