Why You Should Attend!



Technology is disrupting the financial services landscape in profound ways, necessitating immediate transformation from financial institutions. Transactions that were once dominated by physical money, human interaction, or long lines at banks are now commonly executed through digital interfaces, despite the burdensome regulation and privacy concerns that persist in the financial space.

To discuss these topics and more, Argyle Executive Forum is bringing together financial services executives at our annual 2017 Financial Services Forum: Marketing & Technology Innovation in San Francisco. Throughout a full day of content and networking, we will focus on the most pressing issues that marketing & technology executives are tackling within the financial services landscape. With an agenda geared specifically towards digital, marketing, analytics, technology and data executives, topics covered by our speaking faculty will include:

  • Create digitally connected, interactive experiences across multiple touchpoints 
  • Delivering personalized experiences while managing customers’ privacy concerns
  • Building a future-minded organization with the right talent for cross-functional collaboration
  • Overcoming regulatory roadblocks quickly to keep up with innovative disruptors


Our keynote presentationsfireside chats and panel sessions will give you the perspective and actionable takeaways that only a room of Fortune 500 financial services executives can provide. We look forward to hosting you!

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This event will feature insights from top executives, including:

If you'd like to recommend a speaker, please email Hayley Adelson at hadelson@argyleforum.com.

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Jonathan Alloy Vice President, Wholesale Banking Product Management
Wells Fargo
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Rinoti Amin Head of Marketing Strategy - Latam
PayPal
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Andrew Cohen Vice President, Global Brand Innovation Marketing
Visa
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Raj Dhamodharan Senior Vice President, Social Networks & Digital Payment Platforms
Mastercard
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Lara Druyan Managing Director, Head of Innovation, West Coast
Royal Bank of Canada
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Jennifer Heyman Vice President, Digital & Social Media
Wells Fargo
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Ravi Misquitta Senior Vice President, Marketing Strategy & Technology
Franklin Templeton
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Bart Molenda Head of Paid Acquisition
Square
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Karen O'Brien Vice President, Global Social Media
Western Union
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Nag Odekar Vice President & Head of Marketing
Great-West Financial
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  • 8:00am - 9:00am Breakfast
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    Kick off the day with a healthy breakfast and networking. Connect with your peers in the marketing and technology communities from the financial services industry before the morning’s content begins.

  • 9:00am - 9:10am Opening Remarks by Argyle Host
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    Jonathan Alloy
    Vice President, Wholesale Banking Product Management 
    Wells Fargo

  • 9:10am - 9:45am Keynote Session featuring Wells Fargo: "The Latest & Greatest in Tech Innovation"
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    Jonathan Alloy
    Vice President, Wholesale Banking Product Management 
    Wells Fargo

  • 9:50am - 10:10am Thought Leadership Spotlight
  • 10:10am - 10:35am Networking Break
  • 10:35am - 11:20am Panel Discussion: “Achieving the Balance between Personalization & Privacy”
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    Session topics include, but aren’t limited to:

    • How focusing on an omnichannel strategy caters to the cross-device financial customer
    • Overcoming the challenges presented by regulation hurdles to maintain a competitive advantage
    • Finding the balance between creating personalized experiences while avoiding the “creepy factor”
    • How financial services marketers are utilizing data to identify most valuable/at-risk customers

  • 11:20am - 11:40am Networking Break
  • 11:40am - 12:25pm Panel Discussion: “Harnessing the Power of Social to Drive Engagement”
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    Session topics include, but aren’t limited to:

    • How financial services marketers are utilizing social channels to connect with consumers
    • An overview of how different social platforms can be used successfully, to maximize interaction
    • Best practices for tailoring your content to fit the medium
    • How marketers are utilizing the power of social to respond to customers in real-time

  • 12:30pm - 1:05pm Fireside Chat featuring Mastercard: "Driving Interaction through Tech"
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    Technology is innovating at an incredible pace, and to keep up, marketers need to leverage these emerging channels to drive consumer engagement. In this session, Raj Dhamodharan, Mastercard’s SVP of Social Networks & Digital Payment Platforms, will speak about how Mastercard is incorporating artificial intelligence, and virtual/augmented reality into its strategy to create more immersive and interactive experiences for consumers.

    Raj Dhamodharan
    Senior Vice President, Social Networks & Digital Payment Platforms 
    Mastercard

  • 1:05pm - 2:05pm Lunch
  • 2:05pm - 2:40pm Keynote Session featuring Great-West Financial: "The Evolution of the Financial Advisor"
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    As the financial services industry embraces technology and innovation, it's becoming shockingly clear that soon, people and processes can be easily replaced by robots and artificial intelligence. So, how will financial services executives adapt to this shift, and what does the future hold for the financial advisor? In this session, Nag Odekar, vp of marketing at Great-West Financial explains.

    Nag Odekar
    Vice President, Marketing
    Great-West Financial

  • 2:40pm - 3:00pm Networking Break
  • 3:00pm - 3:35pm Keynote Session featuring Western Union
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    Western Union has made significant progress in consumer engagement and driving loyalty through social channels, which has enabled the organization to create more interactive multichannel experiences. In this session, Karen O’Brien, Western Union’s VP of Global Social Media, shares how investing in social has paid off for this financial services company.

    Karen O'Brien
    Vice President, Global Social Media
    Western Union

  • 3:40pm - 4:15pm Keynote Session featuring Square
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    Join Bart Molenda, Head of Paid Acquisition at Square, for an exciting closing keynote session focusing in on the next transformation in store for the FinTech leader. Molenda aims to accelerate Square’s growth among an existing market and expand the universe of credit card acceptors by using data, attribution modeling, and a strong testing framework to efficiently acquire customers through online and offline channel. He previously served as Head of Marketing for eBay’s Classified Groups before joining Square.

    Bart Molenda
    Head of Paid Acquisition
    Square

  • 4:15pm - 4:25pm Closing Remarks by Argyle Host
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    Jonathan Alloy
    Vice President, Wholesale Banking Product Management 
    Wells Fargo

  • 4:25pm - 5:25pm Closing Reception
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    Wrap up the day with a cocktail and hors d'Oeuvres. Head home with new connections and a notebook full of key takeaways to implement back at the office.

What will be discussed? Explore marketing hot topics and challenge areas such as:

Omnichannel strategy

Evaluate where you are on the omnichannel maturity curve, reflect on how your team is driving accountability around the omnichannel customer experience, and find out what you could be doing better. Our speakers will discuss:

  • Methodologies for measuring ROI
  • Targeting with customer data
  • Managing cross functional collaboration
  • Comparing single and multichannel interactions

Mobile Marketing

Confront the shift to the mobile consumer head on, by learning how the Fortune 500 has adapted their marketing efforts for mobile devices. Discuss mobile's evolution and make predictions for the future. Get briefed on:

  • Optimizing content for mobile
  • Managing the mobile channel as a marketer
  • Building a unified view of users across channels
  • Measuring the ROI of mobile

Buyer 2.0: the B2B customer

Who is the B2B customer of today, as opposed to 5-10 years ago? Learn how successful organizations have implemented new channels and capabilities to reach this specific type of consumer. Gain insight into:

  • Catering outreach to the customer
  • Empowering your sales team
  • Establishing brand credibility
  • Becoming a thought leader

Customer engagement

Explore how we understand our customers in today's hyper-connected world, and develop a brand dialogue to effectively communicate with them. Hear discussions on:

  • Understanding audience fragmentation
  • Connecting emotionally with customers
  • Communicating across multiple touch points
  • Integrating new media with traditional strategy

The digital CMO

The digital sphere has changed the role of the CMO, in scope and practice. Talk about how this affects all areas of the executive agenda, from budgeting to hiring. Learn how top CMOs are:

  • Being catalysts for change
  • Adopting new measurement tools
  • Defining new roles to add value
  • Leading by example

Content marketing

Exceed your customer's expectations for a tailored experience with effective content marketing. Find out how other marketing leaders are:

  • Driving engagement through personalization
  • Measuring content efforts
  • Exploring new communication channels
  • Understanding customer preferences

Still have questions? We have answers.

I want to attend, but what if I'm unsure of my schedule and need to cancel my participation?

Just let us know. We understand that schedules change! However, we always have a waiting list for this event, and if you don't cancel, we will assume you are still attending and your spot will go unused. If you must, cancel at least 48 hours prior to the event to make room for others!

What if I can't be OOO for a whole day, or need to come late?

We have wifi and private rooms available for attendees to take calls and spend some quiet time on emails, as well as access to printing. Have a morning meeting you can't miss? No problem. This event was designed for busy executives - we get it.

I'd like to bring some colleagues. Do I need to register them online?

Events are more fun with friends, and we'd be happy to host your team. You can have them register online, or send us their names, titles and email addresses and we will take care of it for you! request a pass.

I don't see the event venue listed. Where will the meeting be held?

To maintain exclusivity, we don't release the venue address until the registration process has been completed. All logistical details will be shared once you have requested a pass and been approved.

The "2017 Financial Services Forum: Marketing & Technology Innovation in San Francisco" is proudly sponsored by:

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Traveling for the event? Stay at one of our recommended hotels nearby:

The below hotels are recommended by Argyle Executive Forum. Please note that we do not have a corporate rate. For details on where the event will take place, please contact your Argyle relationship manager.

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Hotel Nikko


222 Mason St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
Telephone: (415) 394-1111
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Omni San Francisco Hotel


500 California Street
San Francisco, CA 94104
Telephone: (415) 677-9494
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San Francisco Marriott Marquis


780 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
Telephone: (415) 896-1600
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San Francisco Marriott Union Square


480 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94108
Telephone: (866) 912-0973
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