Investing To Transform The Economic And Social Impact Of Financial Services Technology

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Jeff Bond

As the CEO of Chat With Leaders Media and Executive Partner at People-First Elevation Team, I lead a dedicated team specializing in thought leadership development, stakeholder engagement, and effective global communication. We excel in producing corporate podcasts, meetings, and events to drive customer and team member acquisition, retention, and engagement. Additionally, we provide speaker coaching to empower thought leaders within our clients' organizations.

My approach is grounded in Conscious Capitalism, fostering leaders with a values-driven, pro-capitalism perspective. I firmly believe in business's transformative power, not only as a commercial venture but as a catalyst for lasting social and generational impact.

Beyond my professional role, I cherish my most significant leadership role as a father to three children, alongside my wife Katie. This personal aspect deeply influences my professional path, aligning my business strategies with family values, faith, and community service in Atlanta, GA.

In today’s episode, Jeff Bond and William Smith host a conversation with Sean Banks, Partner at TTV Capital, a venture capital firm with more than $350 million under management focused on early-stage companies in the financial technology space. This conversation was hosted at the TAG FinTech South 2022 Conference at the Georgia World Congress Center.

You’ll learn more about the state of FinTech, cryptocurrency, opportunities to create new business models around FinTech, and how FinTech businesses can be a force for good in the world.

More About Sean Banks

Sean is currently a Partner at TTV Capital and has over 15 years of venture capital experience. He joined the company in 2002 as a summer associate and returned in 2005. Prior to joining TTV, Sean served as Vice President of Finance and General Counsel for an Atlanta-based technology start-up company. 

Presently, he chairs the Technology Association of Georgia’s FinTech society, serves on the Technology Association of Georgia’s Board of Directors and Leadership Council, is a member of the Venture Atlanta Selection Committee, and is a founding member of the Fintech Atlanta Task Force. Sean also sits on the Editorial Board of ngenuity Payments Journal which is published by TSYS the world’s largest credit card issuer. He is frequently featured as an expert on advances in fintech and the fintech ecosystem of Georgia in business print, radio, and TV media. 

Sean earned his MBA from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University and was one of five Woodruff Fellows. Additionally, he earned his J.D. at the University of San Diego and graduated from the United States Naval Academy, where he played baseball and earned a B.S. in Economics.

For TTV, he serves on the Board of Directors for FX Bridge, Hurdlr, Medxoom, SamCart, and TaxBit. He is an observer on the MX and Springbot Board of Directors.

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