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Good Things Happen Season 3Podcast18 Dec 2023

Good Things Happen E8: How AI is Reshaping Finance

Season 3

Dive into the exciting world of banking's future! Join us for an exclusive chat with industry insiders as we unravel the fascinating intricacies of AI. Discover AI's journey in financial institutions, offering a deeper understanding of the nuanced world of AI maturity in banking.


Our guests dive into the magic of generative AI! They go beyond just generating text, unlocking its incredible potential in videos, art, and music.  This mind-blowing tech is reshaping industries, flipping our ideas about creativity, and heralding a new era. Explore how institutions are not merely keeping pace but strategically advancing in the fast-evolving financial terrain. We also discuss Citi’s commitment to innovation through specialized labs and strategic talent acquisition.


This episode doesn't just discuss AI's impact on banking; it provides a compelling vision of a future where AI isn't just a tool but the driving force propelling banks to unparalleled heights. Delve into the discourse about the pivotal role of regulations in AI, ensuring responsible innovation and steering the course of AI in finance.



Citibank N.A. (“Citi”), and Evident. are not affiliated and are independent companies, though Evident has a relationship with Citi through the Citi’s internal awareness program.  The speakers’ views are their own and may not necessarily reflect the views of Citi or any of its affiliates.


All opinions are subject to change without notice. Neither the information provided, nor any opinion expressed constitutes a solicitation for the purchase or sale of any security. The expressions of opinion are not intended to be a forecast of future events or a guarantee of future results.

Nimrod Barak is the Global Head of Innovation Labs for Citi. His global organization serves all Citi’s main business units, and delivers mission critical solutions using cutting edge technologies such as AI/ML, NLP and Blockchain.

Nimrod joined Citi in early 2018 and has over 20 years of industry experience in the technology space.

Prior to Citi Nimrod held several senior engineering leadership roles in leading companies like SAP, Amdocs, Liveperson and others. Nimrod’s expertise is with building scaling large engineering organizations, and with delivering highly complex and scalable systems to enterprise customers globally.

Nimrod holds a BA in Computer Science and an MBA from Tel-Aviv University.


Alexandra has spent the last 25 years ranking and quantifying complex societal and political forces. She started her career at Moody’s, then Morgan Stanley, later became CEO of ARC Ratings and then Director of the Prosperity Index. Most recently, Alexandra was a Founding Partner at Tortoise Media, where she ran Tortoise Intelligence, the Index and data business. Here, she was the architect of the groundbreaking Global AI Index, the first benchmark to track the strength of national AI ecosystems. She holds a degree in economics, mathematics and game theory from the University of Copenhagen.



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