• What Will 2019 Bring?

    It’s a new year and BAI is excited to discover and celebrate the cutting-edge innovations that will propel the financial services industry in 2019 and beyond. Has your organization made industry-leading strides in talent management, providing AI-based services or developing a connected experience? Get ready to submit your nomination for the 2019 BAI Global Innovation Awards for a chance to be recognized as a global innovation trailblazer. Nominations opening soon!

Award Recipients – 2018

2018 BAI Global Innovation Award Winner Arion Bank


BAI Global Innovation Awards 2018 Finalist CaixiaBank


2018 BAI Global Innovation Award Winner DenizBank


2018 BAI Global Innovation Award Winner Fifth Third Bank


BAI Global Innovation Awards 2018 finalist Live Oak Bank


2018 BAI Global Innovation Award Winner NovoPayment


BAI Global Innovation Awards 2018 finalist OneConnect


BAI Global Innovation Awards 2018 finalist Rukula


BAI Global Innovation Awards 2018 finalist USAA


Judging Panel Spotlight

AlexSionAlex Sion, Head of D10X, Global Consumer Banking, Citi Ventures: "The hardest aspect of innovation—and the highest bar—is re-framing the competitive or market landscape. Re-framing the game is the only way innovators and innovations have any chance of lasting impact against incumbents or traditional ways of doing things."

Adrian LiAdrian Li, Executive Director & Deputy Chief Executive, The Bank of East Asia: "Innovation is the motor of change for financial services. It drives our industry forward by addressing customer needs, improving efficiency, and opening new avenues for business. That's why we need to recognize fresh, daring ideas which demonstrate real value."

Ricardo CamposRicardo Campos, Member of the Management Board, Activo Bank: "Innovation is about creating something new that will satisfy a need and can be developed at an economical cost. Therefore, innovation is about the future, not the present. It is about understanding future customer needs as they evolve in an increasingly connected world."