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JP Nicols
JP Nicols

Applying Global Perspective and Best Practices

BAI is pleased to announce JP Nicols will moderate the 2018 BAI Global Innovation Awards content at BAI Beacon, which will take place October 9-11, 2018, in Orlando, FL. JP will guide attendees through why innovation matters and what makes the winning innovations meaningful to ensure you walk away with actionable ideas to take back to your 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.

BAI Global Innovation Awards judges


BAI Beacon Innovation Series

Tuesday, October 9

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.


Wednesday, October 10

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.


Thursday, October 11

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 Judges
9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

Innovation Without Borders

Innovation is creating something new to deliver value. It is a key interest of financial services organizations around the globe, yet many are limited in their ability to deliver new business models, products and services. Depending on what market organizations are in, it may seem like what’s happening in another country is completely irrelevant.

This is not the case. 

No matter the size of your organization or its available resources, there is always an opportunity to learn from the best and challenge the industry to do more. 

This is what Innovation Without Borders is all about. 

The BAI Global Innovation Awards will shine a light on what leading global financial services innovators are doing to deliver new value to customers and employees, and generate new profitability for their business. Beyond the "what" will be a focus on the "how," so practical takeaways can be applied to your business, whatever your functional role.

Today, innovation is everyone’s responsibility and BAI will connect you with thought leadership that will demonstrate how to do it right.

Learn about BAI Beacon

Watch 2017 BAI Global Innovation Awards