George Warfel

George Warfel

George Warfel has worked in banking and payments for more than 30 years at SRI International, IBM and PwC. Currently he is General Manager, FinTech & Payments Strategy at IBM partner Haddon Hill Group, Inc. in Oakland, California. He can be reached at

  • Attracting millennials by attacking their challenges

    • Lou Carlozo
    • George Warfel
    Jun 27, 2019

    Faced with a crush of serious financial realities, millennials need forward-thinking banks to help them gain a firm footing in life.

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  • How banks can gain a clearer vision of high tech's next wave

    George Warfel Feb 15, 2019

    For decades, banks have failed to forecast and thus seize on high-tech breakthroughs. Here’s how to break from the pack.

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  • Step up to strong strategic planning in a high-tech age

    George Warfel Nov 5, 2018

    Here’s how banks can improve strategic planning in an era of lightspeed high-tech advancement—and take the right actions today.

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  • How to strengthen strategic planning in the fintech age

    George Warfel Oct 22, 2018

    The sad truth is that most banks fail to look ahead when it comes to high-tech forecasting. Here’s how to regain a competitive advantage.

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  • For faster payments, a rapid state of change

    George Warfel Jul 31, 2018

    One year after a federal task force completed its groundbreaking work, here’s where faster payments stand in the U.S.

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  • For individuals and the banking industry, mentoring matters more than ever

    George Warfel Jul 19, 2018

    BAI has expanded its Emerging Leaders Network at the perfect time to meet the profession’s emergent needs.

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