• Global Innovators Moving the Industry Forward

    Congratulations to the winners of the 2016 BAI Global Banking Innovation Awards! The recognition reception at Illuminate: A Celebration of Innovation was a dynamic evening of inspiration that honored the finalists and winners of this year’s Awards as well as participants of BAI’s innovation programs. Check out the winning organizations and innovations here. Follow BAI on social media and check back soon for more information about the 2017 nomination period!

Award Recipients – 2016

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Judging Panel Spotlight


Gustavo Vinacua
Innovation Centers & Open Innovation Director, BBVA

Gustavo Vinacua is BBVA Innovation Centers & Open innovation Director. He has been leading projects in technology, telecommunications and retail sectors for more than fifteen years. He has extensive experience in business development, marketing and innovation gained at management positions in Ericsson, Amena, France Telecom and a top tier global R&D institution. In parallel he has developed his entrepreneurial activity launching several startups in Latin America and globally. He often mentors others ventures and has an active role in fostering entrepreneurial ecosystem evolution.


Ricardo Campos
Director of the Electronic Banking Department, Bank Millennium S.A.

Mr. Campos began his banking career in 1991 in the dealing room of Banco Commercial Portugues (BCP), where he remained throughout his tenure there. In 1994, he became the Commercial Director of Banco Commercial de Macao in China. He continued in that capacity for four years before becoming the Director of Private and Institutional Banking in 1998. In 2002, Mr. Campos was given the position of Marketing Director of the Prestige business line in Bank Millennium SA in Poland. From 2005 to-date, Mr. Campos holds the position of Director of the Electronic Banking Department of Bank Millennium S.A.