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Spiros Margaris's Podcast

VC (advised two unicorns)/ Ranked Global No. 1 Finance Influencer by Refinitiv (Thomson Reuters)Ranked Global No. 1 Fintech, AI, Blockchain & No. 2 InsurTech Influencer by Onalytica

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Build a Future-Ready Workforce Now: How to Get Started with AI and ML
Build a Future-Ready Workforce Now: How to Get Started with AI and MLAI can be a valuable tool for HR professionals leading the adoption of a skills-based operating model. Spiros Margaris talks with Aashna Kircher, GM of talent at Workday, about the pivotal role played by HR leaders in driving this transformation within their organizations. Despite the growing importance of becoming skills-based, HR leaders often face challenges and obstacles along this journey. Learn the actionable steps HR leaders can take now to overcome these hurdles and maximize the value of AI. For more information:Aashna Kircher is the General Manager of Talent Products at Workday.Personal LinkedInWorkday LinkedIn and Twitter profile links.Workday Podcast: https://soundcloud.com/workdayschttps://www.workday.com/Spiros Margaris, Venture CapitalistRanked Global No. 1 Finance Influencer by Refinitiv (Thomson Reuters)Ranked Global No. 1 Fintech Influencer by OnalyticaTop 20 AI Influencers You NEED To Be Following (The AI Journal ) & No. 2 of 50 Most Powerful AI influencers (engatica - 2022)LinkedIn and Twitter profile links.www.MargarisVentures.com
14:05 7/14/23
Discussing with Jenn Dearth how Workday is Modernizing Finance with AI and ML
How Workday is Modernizing Finance with AI and MLIn order to get organizations to lean into using AI, the key is to establish trust, recognize that the stakes are higher for financial users, and focus on the transition from tactical to strategic finance. In this episode, Jenn Dearth, senior manager of product management for machine learning for financials at Workday, joins Spiros Margaris to discuss Workday's current use of AI in managing risk, generating rules, and providing pre-emptive insights for modernizing finance functions.For more information:Jenn Dearth, Senior Manager, Machine Learning Product Management at WorkdayPersonal LinkedInWorkday LinkedIn and Twitter profile links.Workday Podcast: https://soundcloud.com/workdayschttps://www.workday.com/Spiros Margaris, Venture CapitalistRanked Global No. 1 Finance Influencer by Refinitiv (Thomson Reuters)Ranked Global No. 1 Fintech Influencer by Onalytica20 AI Influencers You NEED To Be Following (The AI Journal ) & No. 2 of 50 Most Powerful AI influencers (engatica - 2022)LinkedIn and Twitter profile links.www.MargarisVentures.com
17:00 5/8/23
My conversation with Frank Keller SVP & GM, Enterprise Segment, Merchant & Payment Platforms at PayPal
My conversation with Frank Keller SVP & GM, Enterprise Segment, Merchant & Payment Platforms at PayPal.My conversation with Frank Keller of PayPal about how large enterprises can improve their payment methods to drive revenue and grow their business. We will dive into payment topics like authorization rates, false declines, and the tremendous impact they can have on business.PayPal LinkedIn and Twitter profile links.https://www.paypal.com/#fintech #payment #PayPalPartnerSpiros Margaris, VCLinkedIn and Twitter profile links.www.MargarisVentures.com
23:12 12/20/22
Discussing AI policies, GDPR and AI Act with my Workday guests Jens-Henrik Jeppesen and Chandler Morse
How Workday Leverages the Power of Artificial Intelligence and Machine LearningIn this episode, I talk to my guests from Workday, Jens-Henrik Jeppesen, Senior Director Public Policy and Chandler C. Morse, VP Corporate Affairs. We discuss AI policies, GDPR, and the AI Act and how Workday is leading the way to promote a balance between legislation and innovation through skills-based talent acquisition and employee development.Workday LinkedIn and Twitter profile links.https://www.workday.com/Spiros Margaris, VCLinkedIn and Twitter profile links.www.MargarisVentures.com
25:19 12/12/22
Discussing the role of AI at Workday with my guest Rob McGovern
How Workday Leverages the Power of Artificial Intelligence and Machine LearningIn this episode, we talk with Rob McGovern, Senior Director of Product Management for Machine Learning at Workday who discusses how his company uses AI and ML for human resources and financial management. Rob talks about data and privacy, innovation, and the importance of interpretability, explainability, and transparency in AI and ML.For more information:Rob McGovern, Sr Director, Product Management for Machine Learning at WorkdayPersonal LinkedIn linkWorkday LinkedIn and Twitter profile links.https://www.workday.com/Spiros Margaris, VCLinkedIn and Twitter profile links.www.MargarisVentures.com
26:20 12/5/22
The evolution of the challenger model across Europe: building a bank on the cloud.
Spiros Margaris speaks to some of the world’s most successful challenger banks about how they built their businesses in the AWS Cloud. My guests include Jason Maude, Chief Technology Advocate at Starling Bank, and Eyal Gafni, Chief Strategy and Operations Officer at First Digital Bank. They share some of the key considerations and tough decisions they faced as newcomers to the industry, and discuss emerging trends and the role the cloud has played in enabling these trends.Learn more about how AWS works with FinTech firms here. You can also find out how FinTech partnerships have become a crucial driver of growth in the sector by downloading this report by AWS, Innovate Finance, and Finch Capital.For more information:Jason Maude, Chief Technology Advocate at Starling BankPersonal LinkedIn and Twitter profile links.Starling Bank LinkedIn and Twitter profile links.https://www.starlingbank.com/Eyal Gafni, Chief Strategy and Operations Officer at First Digital BankPersonal LinkedIn profile link.First Digital Bank LinkedIn and Twitter profile links.https://en.digibank.co.il/Spiros Margaris, VCLinkedIn and Twitter profile links.www.MargarisVentures.com
27:12 10/19/21
Spiros Margaris' podcast with the CEO & CTO of fintech company DPG (Digital Payments Group)
Spiros Margaris' podcast with Rob Appleby, CEO & Stewart Sime, CTO of DPG (Digitial Payments Group).The CEO and CTO of a rapidly growing fintech enabler company Digital Payments Group (DPG) are talking about their strategy, competition, use cases and the opportunities arising from the strong embedded finance trend. They are also providing rationale behind their expectations of DPG’s aggressive growth following the current funding round.DPG is a privately owned company founded in 2014 with headquarters in USA and Ireland and physical presence in UK, Germany, Czech Republic and Malta. DPG operates an advanced enabling technology platform for fintechs and brands to provide a range of new e-wallet and digital payment products, issuing cards and processing payments instantly using open APIs.Partnered with Diners Club International  (www.discover.com) for its issuance expansion into the European market.For more information:DPG (Digital Payments Group): https://digitalpayments.group/ Spiros Margaris (LinkedIn): https://www.linkedin.com/in/spirosmargaris/Margaris Ventures: https://margarisventures.com/
23:44 9/14/21
My conversation with Joel Spieth (Financial Services Enterprise Cloud IBM)
My podcast with Joel Spieth (IBM) sheds light on IBM's Cloud for Financial Services solution and why he believes that IBM has a clear headstart to their competitors.For more information: https://ibm.co/3jYdngY @IBMIndustries @IBM @IBMCloud #IBMPartner #fintech #insurtech #insuranceSpiros Margaris, VCwww.MargarisVentures.comRanked Global No. 1 Fintech influencer by Refintiv Ranked Global No. 1 Fintech, AI, Blockchain & No. 2 InsurTech influencer by OnalyticaTwitter handle: @SpirosMargaris
26:30 11/8/20
@SpirosMargaris' Podcast with Oliver Lang CEO of ONE Insurance
My great friend Oliver (Lang), the CEO of the leading European insurtech company ONE Insurance (part of the wefox Group) sat down with me to talk about their vision, strategy and USP. @SpirosMargarisCompany and Personal links:ONE Insurance: https://www.one-insurance.com/de/de/Linkedin Profile of Oliver Lang: https://www.linkedin.com/in/oliverlang/Spiros Margaris, VCwww.MargarisVentures.comRanked Global No. 1 Fintech influencer by Refintiv Ranked Global No. 1 Fintech, AI, Blockchain & No. 2 InsurTech influencer by OnalyticaTwitter handle: @SpirosMargaris
31:00 10/27/20
My Podcast with Andreas Span (SAP HANA on @IBMPowerSystems, leader for EMEA)
Andreas Span (SAP HANA on IBM Power Systems leader for EMEA) and I discuss how companies fuel their digital transformation and enable their businesses to become data-driven intelligent enterprises. He shares his insights on how to tackle today's challenges while preparing for the future! #fintech #IBMSystems @IBM #ITinfrastructure #cognitivebusinesshttps://www.ibm.com/it-infrastructure/power/sap-hanaSpiros Margaris, VCwww.MargarisVentures.comRanked Global No. 1 Fintech influencer by Refintiv Ranked Global No. 1 Fintech, AI, Blockchain & No. 2 InsurTech influencer by OnalyticaTwitter handle: @SpirosMargaris
29:11 9/21/20
Spiros Margaris interviewed Georgie Smallwood (N26's CPO) I 2020 05
Spiros Margaris interviewed Georgie Smallwood, N26's Chief Product Officer (CPO), in his series '@SpirosMargaris & Friends'.Spiros Margaris I Margaris VenturesLinkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/spirosmar...Twitter: https://twitter.com/SpirosMargarisRanked Global No. 1 Fintech, AI, Blockchain & No. 2 InsurTech Influencer by OnalyticaGeorgie Smallwood I N26's CPOLinkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/georginas...Twitter: https://twitter.com/georgie_smallsN26, The Mobile Bank: https://n26.com/Spiros Margaris, VCwww.MargarisVentures.comRanked Global No. 1 Fintech influencer by Refintiv Ranked Global No. 1 Fintech, AI, Blockchain & No. 2 InsurTech influencer by OnalyticaTwitter handle: @SpirosMargaris
34:57 5/19/20