Braden MoreEVP, Head of Partnerships & Industry Relations at Wells Fargo
Braden More leads strategic partnerships, business development, and industry relations for Wells Fargo’s payments franchise. He and his team work across the consumer and commercial bank to grow Wells Fargo’s deposit and payment businesses by creating value for customers, partners, and regulators. Before assuming his current role in 2017, Braden was the head of payment strategy at Wells Fargo where he managed business strategy across the bank and sponsored emerging payment initiatives that have touched the lives of millions of consumers like Zelle®, the RTP® network, and Apple® Pay.
As an avid believer in the power of technology to serve customers, Braden co-founded the Innovation Group to extend Wells Fargo’s strategic commitment to innovation by exploring new technologies, augmenting existing business initiatives, and looking for new ideas in the broader marketplace. During his tenure on the executive team, Braden established the Wells Fargo Startup Accelerator, a venture capital fund that mentors and invests in innovative companies.
Before taking on cross-enterprise roles, Braden spent over a decade in Treasury Management, a multi-billion dollar business unit that provides deposit and payment services to institutional customers. During his tenure as the head of strategy, Braden created value for customers by developing differentiated products, streamlining end-to-end delivery, and positioning the business for growth. Wells Fargo’s Treasury Management business is now recognized as the leader in client satisfaction, product quality, and market share.
Braden graduated magna cum laude from Bowdoin College and earned his M.B.A. with distinction from NYU Stern School of Business before he became a certified public accountant in New York. Prior to joining Wells Fargo’s Internet Group in 2000, Braden held formative positions in competitive strategy, venture capital, and public accounting with Intel, Wit Capital, and Deloitte.
Braden lives in San Francisco, where he is an advocate for experiential learning and STEM curriculum in K-12 schools. His passion led him to serve on the board of the Exploratorium-Lab and Marin Academy.