September 25, 2019 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
1251 Avenue of the Americas
21st Floor, New York
NY 10020

Why Open is the Future of Banking


Wednesday, September 25, 2019
at the offices of DWT
1251 Avenue of the Americas, 21st Floor, New York, NY 10020


The term Open Banking has been in the news for a few years, and what it means is straightforward: the use of open APIs to enable third-party developers to build applications and services around the financial institution, and greater financial transparency options for account holders. The idea behind Open Banking has been creeping into the financial services world for a while, with firms like Mint that pull and aggregate your financial data. But they were doing it through the back door. Open Banking offers front door access to information. But what does it mean for bankers, fintechs, and consumers? What can we learn from theUK, where regulations already require banks to cooperate with authorized third-parties? What will it look like in the US?

Join NYPAY for a drink and lively discussion of this increasingly prominent topic.


With special thanks to the event host and annual sponsor:



Moderated by
Ronald Mazursky
Director of Strategic Initiatives, Jack Henry & Associates

Ron Mazursky is the head of the Strategic Initiatives Group at Jack Henry & Associates – running a team of industry analysts and providing support to Jack Henry’s business units and senior management.  Ron has been a long-term advisor in the financial services industry, providing consulting services, advisory and product management work to financial institutions, payment networks and other related parties over the past three decades.  With prior payments and banking experience at JP Morgan Chase, MasterCard, Edgar Dunn & Co., Mercator Advisory Group and other consultancies, he has advised industry participants globally.  Ron has spoken at industry conferences, quoted in and written for industry publications, and participated in and moderated industry web panels – providing his perspective to industry participants. 

Ron has a BA in Psychology from Binghamton University and an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University.


The Panelists

Arshi Singh

Arshi Singh

Director of Product Management in North America, Currencycloud

Arshi heads the North America Product at Currencycloud. She is responsible for managing the product roadmap, integrating with banking partners, and defining the strategic direction for Currencycloud’s Payments and Collections network across multiple currencies. Prior to this role Arshi worked as Vice President Product at JP Morgan with 15 years of experience in various roles across finance and technology. Arshi started her career as a software developer before moving on to Treasury, Mergers & Acquisitions and Payments, and has split her career between Asia and North America. Arshi has an MBA from Duke University and a Bachelors in Computer Science.

Don Cardinal

Don Cardinal

Managing Director, Financial Data Exchange

Don Cardinal is Managing Director of the Financial Data Exchange (FDX), a non-profit, industry led collaboration dedicated to unifying the financial industry around a global interoperable standard for the secure access of consumer and business financial data.

Don comes to FDX after more than 20 years with Bank of America, where he served in key leadership roles as the Privacy Officer of their Military Bank, the Digital Banking VP for Military Bank, VP in Digital Banking, and most recently as a Senior VP in Global Information Security, where he orchestrated the bank’s DMARC email security implementation. From 2016 to 2018, Don also served as co-chair of the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center’s (FS-ISAC) Aggregation Working Group. Prior to his banking career, Don worked for a fintech, writing tax preparation software.

Don is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Information Systems Auditor, Certified Information Security Manager, and holds a Six Sigma green belt. He earned BBAs in Accounting and Finance from Texas A&M University and an MBA from Our Lady of the Lake University. He is a graduate of the FBI Citizens Academy, a member of the FBI’s InfraGard and holds seven U.S. patents.

Don is a frequent speaker on data aggregation, DMARC email security and other security topics, and has served as an adjunct faculty for the University of the Incarnate Word. His volunteer work has included leadership roles in the 500 Inc, Treasurer for pARTners supporting the North East School of the Arts, and as Treasurer and President of the Alliance Française de Dallas.

Don resides in far North Dallas with his wife, son, two dogs and two cats.

Jane Barratt

Jane Barratt

Chief Advocacy Officer, MX

Gene Neyer

Gene Neyer

Chief Strategy Officer, Icon Solutions

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