About Online Financial Innovations
Jim Bruene founded Online Financial Innovations in 1994 to provide research, data, and insights to the growing online banking industry. Founded in 1995 by former banker Jim Bruene, Online Financial Innovations provides in-depth analysis, relevant data, and informed recommendations to financial services executives in 50 countries through its Online Banking Report monthly research reports and Netbanker blog. The company launched the Finovate conference series in 2007 to highlight new products, emerging technology, and innovative companies.
Prior to founding Online Financial Innovations, Mr. Bruene led the development of U.S. Bancorpís pioneering online banking program with Microsoft Money. He also worked in consumer loan, credit card, mortgage, and deposit-product development at First Interstate Bank and Security Pacific Bank. Mr. Bruene is frequently quoted in the business and trade press including The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, New York Times, SmartMoney, MSNBC, and American Banker. He has authored articles for trade magazines and spoken at numerous industry gatherings including BAIís Retail Delivery, ABA Annual Convention, and CBA Executive Convention. He also served as an early advisor to several prominent online financial service companies including X.com (now PayPal) and ING Direct.
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About Our Editor
Jim Bruene, Editor of Online Banking Report and Financial Marketing Weekly
Jim Bruene is the founder of Online Financial Innovations and has been providing the online financial services industry with data and intelligence for more than a decade.
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