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Banking Tech Awards USA
May 30 2024
583 Park Avenue, New York

Congratulations to all the 2023 Banking Tech Awards USA Finalists

Banking Tech Project Awards Finalists

Excellence in Tech Awards

Leadership Awards

Banking Tech Project Awards Finalists

Best Tech Overhaul – Back Office

Sponsored by: SS&C Intralinks.

  • Wells Fargo - Wells Fargo Vantage
  • Morgan Stanley - Wealth Management Cash Sweeps Renovation
  • Bank of America - Virtual on-Watch
  • Mercury Financial - Mercury Financial Platform Modernization Effort

Best Tech Overhaul – Front Office

  • Bank of America - GCIB Launch
  • J.P. Morgan - Freedom/Triumph
  • Morgan Stanley - Morgan Stanley Wealth Management 3D Web

Best Community Bank/Credit Union Modernization

Sponsored by: Veritran

  • The Bank of Missouri - Aspire Bank Initiative
  • Vikar Technologies, Inc - Peapack-Gladstone Bank Enterprise Account Opening and KYC Solution
  • Locality Bank - Digital-First Community Bank
  • Orange Bank & Trust Company - Attorney Banking Digital Suite
  • Amerant Bank - Amerant Bank's Digital Transformation

Best Use of Tech in Banking

  • KeyBank - MyKey Virtual Assistant
  • Grasshopper Bank - Grasshopper Bank
  • Synovus - Synovus Gateway Project
  • Goldman Sachs - Goldman Sachs Transaction Banking

Best Use of Tech in Private Banking/Wealth Management

  • J.P. Morgan - ENGAGE
  • Merrill Wealth Management (“Merrill”) - Collaborative Onboarding Experience (COBE)
  • J.P. Morgan Wealth Management - Wealth Plan
  • J.P. Morgan – CRM
  • Stash - Stash Core
  • Morgan Stanley - Morgan Stanley Wealth Management Fractional Shares Trading

Best Use of Tech in Lending

  • Wells Faro - Flex Loan
  • Drip Capital Inc - Drip Capital's working capital solutions for cross-border traders
  • Groundfloor - Groundfloor: real estate lending for the 99%
  • QuickFi® by Innovation Finance USA - QuickFi®

Best Digital Initiative

  • Discover Financial Services - Certificate of Deposit (CD) Online Renewal Journey
  • J.P. Morgan Wealth Management - Wealth Plan
  • Wells Fargo - Tap 2 Accept
  • J.P. Morgan – ENGAGE
  • J.P. Morgan - Casey

Best Mobile Initiative

  • WECU - Mobile Banking Refresh - Charting a New Course
  • Wells Fargo - Wells Fargo Mobile Native Bill Pay with usage of Stateless Experience API
  • J.P. Morgan - Mobile Insights
  • QuickFi® by Innovation Finance USA - QuickFi®
  • Bank of America - EMPaaS: Enterprise Mobile Platform as a Service

Best User/Customer Experience Initiative

  • Discover Financial Services - Discover Personal Loans Site Redesign
  • J.P. Morgan – JPOI
  • U.S. Bank - A one-of-a-kind automated solution for unclaimed property and escheatment

Best Use of Data

  • J.P. Morgan - SRE Observability Meets AI/ML: KOI
  • Merrill Wealth Management - Advisor Match
  • Morgan Stanley - Application Reliability Tool (ART)
  • Harris Associates - Harris Associates: Benefits of Implementing a Smart Data Fabric

Best Bank & FinTech Partnership

  • Funding Circle US & Pitney Bowes Inc.- Funding Circle & Pitney Bowes Business Lending Partnership
  • The Bank of Missouri - Aspire Bank Consumer Bank
  • The Clearing House, EarnIn and CBW Bank - On-demand pay through the RTP network
  • U.S. Bank - All-In-One Travel and Expense Management Payment Solution
  • U.S. Bank - An efficient, end-to-end solution for the Minnesota Frontline Worker Pay Program
  • Michigan State University - Increasing Member Engagement Through Larky nudge
  • KeyBank - KeyBank Digital Disbursements with Ingo Money
  • First United Bank & Trust and Finotta - Personified

Best Contribution to Economic Mobility

  • Oportun – Oportun
  • Zenus Bank - Zenus Infinite Account
  • Earnest - Going Merry by Earnest
  • MPOWER Financing - MPOWER Financing's ReFi Loans: Bridging Gaps In Education for International, DACA & Refugee Students
  • NerdWallet - NerdWallet

Top Innovation

  • Morgan Stanley - Holistic View (HView)
  • MPOWER Financing - MPOWER Financing - Propriertary Algorithm
  • Merrill Wealth Management - Mobile Advisor Experience (MAX)
  • Morgan Stanley - iTOS (Intelligent Tech Ops Support)
  • U.S. Bank - Card as a Service
  • State Street - GlobalLink Digital

Excellence in Tech Awards Finalists

Best Core Banking System

  • Jack Henry - SilverLake System from Jack Henry
  • Temenos – Temenos Core Banking
  • CSI - CSI NuPoint® Core
  • FIS - Integrated Banking Solution (IBS)

Best Digital Banking System – Retail Banking

  • Goal Solutions - Launch Servicing System – LSS
  • Amount - Amount Consumer Solutions
  • Fiserv - Experience Digital
  • Apiture - Apiture Digital Banking Platform - Consumer Banking Solution
  • Jack Henry - Payrailz Pay a Person

Best Digital Banking System – Business Banking

  • Amount - Amount Small Business Solution
  • Apiture - Apiture Digital Banking Platform - Business Banking Solution
  • Dragonfly Financial Technologies - Universal Online Banker
  • Mercury - Mercury

Best Payments System

  • FIS - FIS™ Fusion
  • Sila - Sila ACH API
  • Intuit QuickBooks - Intuit QuickBooks Business Network
  • Transact Campus - Transact Campus Integrated Payments
  • PayQuicker - Payouts OS
  • Orum - Orum Payment Processing System
  • FIS - FIS Integrated Payables

Best Embedded Finance System

Best Embedded Finance System – Lending

Best Embedded Finance System – as-a-Service

  • NovoPayment - NovoPayment Embedded Finance System
  • BM Technologies (BMTX) - BM Technologies (BMTX) Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS) Platform
  • U.S. Bank - Card as a Service

Tech of the Future

  • Traceable AI - Traceable API Security Platform
  • Wildfire Systems, Inc. - White-Label Cashback Rewards Platform
  • Zero Hash - Zero Hash - crypto-as-a-service
  • Beacon Platform - Beacon Platform
  • Highline Technologies - Highline Technologies
  • Green Check Verified - Green Check Verified
  • Oracle - Oracle Revenue Management and Billing (ORMB)
  • Instnt - Instnt AcceptTM

FinTech of the Future – Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning

  • SmartStream Technologies - SmartStream Air
  • FIS - FIS EPIC & PREBOTS
  • Brighterion, a Mastercard company - Market-Ready Models
  • Zenarate - Zenarate AI Coach

AML & Compliance Tech of the Future

  • Phonemix (aka Fincom) - AML Sanctions Screening for immediate payments and transactions
  • Hawk AI - Transaction Monitoring
  • Napier - Napier Continuum
  • Winnow Solutions, LLC - Winnow

LendTech of the Future

  • Total Expert - Total Expert
  • Peach Finance - Infrastructure for tomorrow's lending products
  • Octane® - Octane's seamless, end-to-end buying experience

FinTech of the Future – Data & Insights

FinTech of the Future – Customer Engagement & Experience

  • Agent IQ - Agent IQ’s Lynq™
  • Sogolytics – Sogolytics
  • OvationCXM - OvationCXM’s CXMEngine
  • Backbase - Engagement Banking Platform

Tech of the Future – Identification, Authentication & Verification

  • Deduce - Deduce Identity Network
  • ID R&D - Prevention of Deepfake and Chatbot Fraud with Continuous, Multimodal Biometrics and Liveness Detection
  • 1Kosmos - 1Kosmos BlockID
  • SentiLink - Identity Theft Solution
  • Entersekt - Entersekt Context Aware Authentication
  • Socure - Socure ID+ Identity Verification and Fraud Platform

Workflow Tech of the Future

  • Katipult – DealFlow
  • Moxo – Moxo
  • OpenFin - OpenFin Workspace

FinTech Start-up of the Year

FinTech Start-up of the Year - Investment & Trading

  • Pipe – Pipe
  • ToroAlerts – ToroAlerts
  • Commonstock - Commonstock

FinTech Start-up of the Year – Lending

  • Uplinq Financial Technologies - Uplinq Financial Technologies
  • QuickFi® by Innovation Finance USA - QuickFi®
  • ForwardAI - Precise API

FinTech For Good

  • BMO - 1871 - WMNfintech accelerator
  • MPOWER Financing - MPOWER Financing Global Citizens Fund: Providing Scholarships To International, DACA & Refugee Students
  • VyStar Credit Union - Good is everywhere Celebration
  • First Rate, Inc. - First Rate Living
  • Biz2Credit - Biz2Credit Project involvement to assist underserved SMB owners

Leadership Awards Finalists

Woman in Technology (W.I.T.) – Bank/Financial Institution

  • Gitanjali Nistala, Managing Director, J.P. Morgan
  • Shell Adams, Managing Director, EO&T and Head, Global Compute, Citigroup Inc.
  • Jyl London, VP of Product and Program Management, TAB Bank

Woman in Technology (W.I.T.) – Software & Services Provider

  • Shawn Kruger, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Strategy, Avivatech
  • Reena Raichura, Director, Head of Product Solutions, Glue42
  • Margaret J. Hartigan, Founder & CEO, Marstone, Inc
  • Kathleen Perrotte, CEO, ActiveViam
  • Nicole Pienkos, SVP, Group Executive, Regional Banking, FIS
  • Luvleen Sidhu, Chair, CEO and Founder, BM Technologies (BMTX)
  • Elaine McKiernan, Executive Vice President of Global Business Development, Numerix
  • Vicky Sanders, Chief Digital Officer, OpenFin

Woman in Technology (WIT ) - Payments Software & Services Provider

Tech Leadership – Bank/Financial Institution

  • Corey LeBlanc, Co-Founder and CTO, Locality Bank
  • Ninish Ukkan, Chief Technology Officer, Arvest Bank
  • Aaron Thomas Bridgers, Senior Vice President, Head of Strategy and Innovation, Regions Bank
  • Lloyd DeVaux, President and CEO, Sunstate Bank
  • Subhadeep Bhattacharjee, SVP of Technology (Practice Lead- Software Quality Management Group), Northern Trust
  • Casey Franz, Managing Director, Head of Merrill Platforms & Capabilities, Merrill Wealth Management
  • Tracy Kerrins, CIO - Consumer Technology, Wells Fargo
  • Shell Adams, Managing Director, EO&T and Head, Global Compute, Citigroup Inc.

Tech Leadership – Software & Services Provider

  • Jayashree Vaidhyanathan, CEO, BCT Digital, Bahwan Cybertek Group
  • Jonathan Wilk, Chief Executive Officer, CompoSecure
  • David Scola, CEO, US, Form3
  • Jilenne Gunther, Director, AARP BankSafe, AARP
  • Gavin Lauchlan, Chief Product Officer, OpenFin
  • Johnny Ayers, Founder and CEO, Socure

Rising Tech Star

  • Andrew Harrison, Head - US Digital Partnerships, BMO Financial Group
  • Ahon Sarkar, General Manager, Helix by Q2
  • Satyam Kancharla, Executive Vice President and Chief Product Officer, Numerix

Tech Team of the Year

  • Northern Trust - Chaos Engineering
  • J.P. Morgan - Portfolio Management Technology (GRT)
  • Octane®  - Octane’s C-Suite Team
  • SS&C Intralinks - Intralinks Professional Services
  • OpenFin - OpenFin Workspace