Kelly-Ann McHugh interviews Namita Bhide, Founder of Denim Consulting, on innovation in the financial service sector and why moving to a “proof of value” rather than “proof of concept” model is key to making collaborative, simplified, customer centric change.
Namita is an ex-Banker turned entrepreneur and currently driving growth for a FinTech. A high performing financial services leader with over 20 years of diverse breath of experience across greenfield, innovation, strategy in uncertainty, sourcing strategy, payments, transformation (digital, technology & operations) and risk & compliance, across buy and sell side. A unique perspective to create new models by marrying the old & new world. Driven by problem solving, achieving social impact whilst ensuring commercial sustainability. She is an advocate for gender equity and believes in the strength of diverse, inclusive teams to create better innovative solutions. In 2017, she was named by Let’s Talk Payments as one of Singapore’s 25 most influential female corporate leaders and in 2018, Top 100 FinTech Influencer in South East Asia.
- 01:54 Career Journey & Risky Choices
- 14:53 Trends, Introspection & Collaboration
- 23:33 Applied Innovation
- 26:36 Top Challenges for Financial Services
- 32:16 Gender Diversity
- 35:22 Rants & Revelations
- 38:16 Rapid Fire Round
The more dialogue you have, the more simplification we have, the complexity is reduced because you’ve got the right people discussing the flow of how this is going to play out from a customer journey perspective.
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