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Chris Skinner

Chris is an independent commentator on financial services. He chairs the Financial Services Club, a European networking group that enables discussion between members and regulators, practitioners and futurists. At The Finanser, he assists clients as an advisor, as well as sometimes being commissioned to write or speak on their behalf at conferences and tradeshows. He is the author of Digital Bank and ValueWeb.

  • ValueWeb and the new age of finance

    Chris Skinner Jun 10, 2016

    A new age of finance, the ValueWeb, will diminish the role of traditional banks unless those institutions rise to the challenges of a digitally networked economy.

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  • FinTech for startups and Techfin for bankers

    Chris Skinner Mar 4, 2016

    Bankers often are criticized for being digital dinosaurs, but there’s a valid reason for them not embracing disruptive change: customers don’t want it.

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  • Millennials on banks and money

    Chris Skinner Dec 11, 2015

    When it comes to banking relationships and attitudes towards money, Millennials resemble previous generations more than you might think.

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  • Creating the FinTech dream in financial services

    Chris Skinner Aug 24, 2015

    Bankers need to plan ahead for a world in which value generation comes from services outside the financial product itself.

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  • Leadership for digital transformation

    Chris Skinner Jul 21, 2015

    To build a true digital bank, institutions can either transform themselves internally or create an entirely separate entity. In either case, committed leadership is critical.

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  • The omnichannel failure

    Chris Skinner Jun 20, 2015

    Using the term ‘omnichannel’ simply highlights the fact that most banks have failed to become digital at their core.

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