FinTech's DEI Discussions #OnTour @ Pay360

Marcus Martinez, Financial Services Industry Advocate, EMEA - Microsoft

On this latest episode of FinTech's DEI Discussions, Nadia welcomes Marcus Martinez, Financial Services Industry Advocate, EMEA at Microsoft to the show at the Harrington Starr booth, PAY360 event, Excel London.

In this episode, Marcus explores AI's transformative role in payments, highlighting its potential to democratise technology and simplify financial services, making them more accessible and enhancing customer understanding of complex services like mortgages.

The pair delve into the challenges of adopting new technologies in regulated environments, comparing regulatory frameworks in the EU and the UK. 

Marcus highlights the importance of continual learning, experimentation, and the need to foster environments that encourage asking insightful questions to drive innovation and inclusivity in the industry.

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About FinTech’s DEI Discussions: 

FinTech’s DEI Discussions is Harrington Starr’s longest-running podcast show; and is hosted by our Chief Customer Officer, Nadia Edwards-Dashti. 

Inspiring the entire industry to walk the talk for change, each episode imparts tangible, actionable advice that advocates for more inclusive practices in financial services and beyond. 

Guests are typically financial services and technology Founders, C-Suite members and DEI Ambassadors. We also feature voices from outside of the industry to ensure diversity of thought is present throughout conversations. 

New episodes are released every Tuesday and Thursday and are available on all major podcast streaming platforms. 

The DEI Discussions is an award-winning show and is recognised as one of The Top 4 FinTech podcasts worth listening to in 2024.” 

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