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 cofounded
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
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
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.