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Episode 154: Opportunities and Risks in Digital ID

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Episode 154: Opportunities and Risks in Digital ID
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This week on Commerce Code we speak with Briana Cohen of TransUnion and Susan Tyburski of Pipl. TransUnion is one of the Big Three credit reporting agencies – with more than 200 million files on credit-active consumers in the U.S. Pipl collects, cross-references, and connects online identity information in the effort to fight fraud. We are discussing:

• Recent changes in identity verification – and what breakthroughs are ahead.
• Privacy, data ownership and consumer control – where we are now on these key digital I.D. issues, and where we’re headed.
• The role consumers play – how aware and bought in are they to the kinds of initiatives these two companies are undertaking now.

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Episode 153: Innovating for Financial Inclusion

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Episode 153: Innovating for Financial Inclusion
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This week on Commerce Code we speak with Janitra Taylor, Head of Product at MoCaFi. MoCaFi is a banking and technology company specifically focused on providing services to un-banked and under-banked people of color in an effort to positively impact the wealth gap. Topics of conversation include:
• Who’s under-banked and un-banked – what’s the size of that problem
• Barriers to getting better financial services and how tech innovation can make a difference
• How MoCaFi is approaching these challenges and some of the successes they’ve seen
• The future and their dreams for what this all looks like when they’ve accomplished MoCaFi’s goals and start to set new ones

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Episode 152: Navigating the Complex Digital World of Social Media Activation

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Episode 152: Navigating the Complex Digital World of Social Media Activation
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This week on Commerce Code we speak with Mike Garsin, President of Social Activation at Brand Networks, an Augeo company. Dan and Mike explore the ever-evolving landscape of social media marketing. These experts will delve into the power of social activation – including how to leverage AI-optimized advertising investment, authentic employee advocacy and data-driven brand collaboration to supercharge your social media marketing strategy and presence.

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Episode 151: Open Banking: Who’s in Charge?

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Episode 151: Open Banking: Who's in Charge?
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This week on Commerce Code we speak with Michelle Beyo, CEO & Founder of FINAVATOR. FINAVATOR is a Payments and Future of Finance Consultancy. We have an in-depth conversation with Michelle on open banking and discuss: Where consumers now stand on the issue of who owns their data – and who should; Where open banking is going – which parties are moving it forward, and which are holding it back; Which diversity and inclusion implications are part of this conversation.

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Episode 150: Should AI Be Used to Interpret Human Emotions?

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Episode 150: Should AI Be Used to Interpret Human Emotions?
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This week on Commerce Code we speak with Rana Gujral, Chief Executive Officer of Behavioral Signals. Behavioral Signals is a company that facilitates A.I. mediated conversations to bridge the communication gap between humans and machines by introducing emotional intelligence. Topics of conversation include: How machines are able to understand human emotions – and change their behavior to match; How A.I. mediated conversations can impact outcomes of call-center conversations; Why companies are choosing to incorporate these sorts of interactions into their software solutions.

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Episode 149: Creating Win-Win Arrangements Between F.I.s, Consumers and Merchants

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Episode 149: Creating Win-Win Arrangements Between F.I.s, Consumers and Merchants
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This week on Commerce Code we speak with Ed Wogan, Chief Merchant Officer at Valuedynamx, and Mitch Jacobs, Founder & CEO of Plink. Topics of conversation include: How F.I.s can maximize their data and digital banking infrastructure to provide relevant, daily value to credit union and banking customers; Why it’s important to tie together a digital presence for local merchants who matter most to consumers; How this new capability impacts the competitive and collaborative dynamic between financial institutions and fintech companies.

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Episode 148: Unpacking the DCA 2022 Industry Study

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Episode 148: Unpacking the DCA 2022 Industry Study
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This week on Commerce Code we speak with Erin Warren, General Manager of Rakuten’s Card Linked Offer Network. We unpack the 2022 DCA Industry Study, a wide-reaching survey-based analysis of the state of digital commerce.

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Episode 147: The Definition of a Payments Media Network

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Episode 147: The Definition of a Payments Media Network
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This week on Commerce Code we speak with Tom Burgess, President of SnippMedia, to discuss the birth of Payments Media Networks. We will talk about digital media, restrictions on first party data, and an innovative approach to creating SKU-level offers to consumers. Check out Snipp’s recent blog post: Retail Media Networks for Banks? The definition of a Payments Media Network. https://www.snipp.com/blog/retail-media-network-for-banks-payments-media-network

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Episode 146: The Anatomy of the Swipe: Teaching Fintech to Newcomers

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Episode 146: The Anatomy of the Swipe: Teaching Fintech to Newcomers
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This week on Commerce Code, we speak with Ahmed Siddiqui, Chief Payments Officer at Branch, and learn more about what he terms “The Anatomy of the Swipe.” Specifically he’ll discuss teaching fintech to newcomers.

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Episode 145: Amazon, Venmo, Payments and Interchange Fees

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Episode 145: Amazon, Venmo, Payments and Interchange Fees
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January 10, 2023: This week on Commerce Code, we speak with David True, Partner at PayGility Advisors, and learn more about the future of interchange in light of Amazon and Venmo’s recently announced partnership.

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