How APIs Affect Financial Institutions and Their Clients
Presentation Date & Time:
October 16, 2018 - 11:00 AM
Name: Steve Hassett
Title: Chief Operating Officer
Organization: GT Software
Enabling API Banking is becoming a must have. But in an industry where 90 of the top 100 global banks still rely on mainframe systems written decades ago, leveraging APIs to bridge the gap between legacy and leading edge functionality is hardly an easy endeavor. During this presentation, we will explore what FinTech professionals need to know about API Basics, API Banking and the API Economy. We will discuss the challenges faced in undertaking a digital transformation in greater detail and offer steps that IT should take to overcome the technical hurdles that stand in their way.
Steve Hassett Biography:
Steve is Chief Operating Officer of GT Software. Steve previously held roles as an M&A advisor, corporate development executive with Verint Systems and Sage Group plc, and ran a new ventures group for The Weather Channel. Prior to that he was CEO of iTendant, a SaaS and mobile software company he co-founded in 2000. Steve is also inventor of U.S. Patent
9,378,515, which deals with the availability of mobile content based on a user’s location and the time of transmission.
He holds an MBA from the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia and a B.S. from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.