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Open Source in Finance Podcast: OS in Finance 101 - Empathy with John Mark Walker, Fannie Mae

November 22, 2022

In this episode of the podcast, we sit down with John Mark Walker, Director of Open Source Program Office (OSPO) at Fannie Mae. We discuss John Mark's journey and experience with open source. We talk open source communities, ecosystems, and the importance of empathy. We hope you enjoy!

Episode show notes and transcript are available below.

Open Source in Finance Podcast: Journeys Through Open Source in Financial Services: Kim Prado, CIO Capital Markets, Bank of Montreal (BMO)

November 16, 2022

In this episode of the podcast, we sit down with Kim Prado of Bank of Montreal (BMO). She is the CIO, US Capital Markets, I&CB and Office of the COO. Additionally, Kim serves as the Chair of the Governing Board of FINOS. We discuss Kim's journey to these positions, as well as her journey through open source, and the value she's seen grow as an executive in financial services. We hope you enjoy!

Episode show notes and transcript are available below.

Open Source in Finance Podcast: Journeys Through Open Source in Financial Services - Steven Hawkins, Head of DevOps Transformation, ClearBank

November 03, 2022

In this episode of the podcast, Grizz Griswold sits down with Steven Hawkins of ClearBank. They talk about opportunities and challenges in open source for fintechs, paytechs and challenger banks.

Episode show notes and transcript are available below.

Open Source in Finance Podcast: 27 October 2022 Debrief + Q4 All Community Call

November 01, 2022

In this episode of the podcast, we return to our FINOS Debrief episodes (now monthly) that wrap up the past month in the FINOS Ecosystem - and look forward to the next month and beyond. We've also added the FINOS Q4 All Community Call audio at the end of the debrief so you can hear from the FINOS team, and then our open source project maintainers on the work they are doing / updates to our projects.

Episode show notes and transcript are available below.

Open Source In Finance Podcast - OS in Finance 101: DEI as a Differentiator in Open Source and Finance - Monica Sasso, Red Hat

In this episode of the podcast, Grizz Griswold sits down with Monica Sasso, EMEA Financial Services Chief Technologist at Red Hat. They talk about DEI as a differentiator in open source and finance, the recent Tech Gateway FINOS event and Monica's journey through finance and open source.

Episode show notes and transcript are available below.

Open Source in Finance Podcast: Financial Regulation Innovation Part 2 - Setting the Scene for the Rest of 2022 - Jennifer Lassiter, Anna Wallace, Leo Labeis, Jane Gavronsky

In this second part of a two part series, we highlight financial regulation again - what some might consider a dry subject, but FSI can't get get by without it. This  podcast is taken from a deep dive panel from OSFF (Open Source in Finance Forum) from London '22. There are a lot of exciting things we're working on the FINOS Regulation Innovation Special Interest Group (SIG), and this panel discussion helps set the stage for where we believe financial regulation stands today, where we think it is going, and then will set us up for some work / announcements that will be coming out in December '22 around Reg, that you can get involved in now: https://www.finos.org/open-regtech

Episode show notes and transcript are available below.

Open Source in Finance Podcast: 28 September 2022 Debrief

September 29, 2022

In this episode of the podcast, we return to our FINOS Debrief episodes (now monthly) that wrap up the past month in the FINOS Ecosystem - and look forward to the next month and beyond.

Episode show notes and transcript are available below.

Open Source in Finance Podcast: Financial Regulation Innovation - Setting the Scene for the Rest of 2022 - Jennifer Lassiter, Anna Wallace, Francesca Hopwood Road, Jane Gavronsky

September 23, 2022

In this first part of a two part series, we highlight financial regulation - what some might consider a dry subject, but FSI can't get get by without it. This first podcast is taken from a keynote panel from OSFF (Open Source in Finance Forum) from London '22. There are a lot of exciting things we're working on the FINOS Regulation Innovation Special Interest Group (SIG), and this panel discussion helps set the stage for where we believe financial regulation stands today, where we think it is going, and then will set us up for some work / announcements that will be coming out in December '22 around Reg, that you can get involved in now: https://www.finos.org/open-regtech

Episode show notes and transcript are available below.

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