- September 30, 2020
- Posted by: Kabir
The intersection of Finance & Technology is currently a wild west frontier. Pioneers can make large fortunes and lay claim to brand new pastures. Yet, the mortality of both incumbents and challengers can often be at stake. Advancements include the use of Big Data, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Block chain and Machine Learning. This is across domains like Payments, Lending, Wealth Management, Insurance and many others. Some industry watchers predict that traditional finance roles may disappear over the next 5 to 20 years. If these predictions are correct, there may be a first-mover advantage for those who seek to build their fintech experience now, rather than later. Switching jobs from traditional finance to fintech may seem like a small shift, but there are key differences in work culture and skill sets that finance professionals should consider.