Speaking History

Speaker at Money20/20 2016

Session Information

Jason Tiede

Managing Director & Head of Innovation, Global Transaction Services
Speaking History

Speaker at Money20/20 2016

Session Information

Jason Tiede is managing director and head of Innovation in Global Transaction Services (GTS). In this role, Jason is responsible for designing and driving the execution of innovation initiatives aimed at building the bank of the future.  The Innovation group focuses on uncovering future competitive advantage by harnessing emerging technologies, partnering and potentially investing in disruptive companies and incubating new client-driven solutions that capitalize on the increasingly digitized and networked global marketplace. 

Since 2015, Jason has also led an internal working group focused on distributed ledger technology for the Global Banking and Markets franchise. The team is responsible for assessing the potential application of blockchain technology for the sales and trading, trade finance and wholesale payments businesses. As part of his responsibilities, Jason is actively engaged with industry groups and emerging players in the fintech industry. 

A successful entrepreneur and global banking veteran, Jason began his career as a founding team member of Ecount, a pioneering electronic payments company. At Ecount, Jason was a leader on the senior management team from initial venture capital fund raising through the successful acquisition by Citigroup.

Post-acquisition, Jason served as the Asia-Pacific Head of Wholesale Cards for Citi, managing two of the fastest growing business lines, Commercial Cards and Citi Prepaid across 14 countries. 

Most recently, Jason was responsible for the launch, strategic direction and end-to-end management of Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s Cards and Emerging Payments businesses in Asia Pacific. 

Jason graduated from Bucknell University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science.  He and his teams have won multiple awards for innovation and thought leadership and Jason is a regular speaker at industry events.