Bank innovation consulting expert JP Nicols has been internationally recognized as a leading voice for innovation, strategy and leadership for the future of financial services.
JP is a trusted advisor to companies from startups to the Fortune 500, a popular writer, a top rated speaker, and is often quoted in the press on video and in print. He has been named to several lists as an influential thought leader in financial services.
A former senior bank executive, JP is the President and Chief Operating Officer of Innosect, a Silicon Valley based global innovation enablement and analytics company that has experience helping over 200,000 people contribute to projects and campaigns that have generated over $400 million in value.
He is also the co-founder of the Bank Innovators Council, an independent global membership organization with members in 65 countries that promotes and supports innovation in banking.
His work has been featured in some of the industry’s top publications, including American Banker, The Financial Brand, BAI Banking Strategies, Investment News, Bank Innovation and many others. Read more here.
Before his work in bank innovation consulting, JP served in various leadership and innovation roles at top financial institutions, including as the first Chief Private Banking Officer for a top five U.S. bank. He is an instructor at the Pacific Coast Banking School, and he serves on the advisory boards of NextBank USA and Advizr, and previously served on the advisory board of Balance Financial and as Vice Chair of the board of Forest Ridge School of the Sacred Heart.