All-Star Speaker Lineup

Opening Keynote - Ray Davis

Opening Keynote - Ray Davis

Chairman, Umpqua Bank

Ray Davis pioneered a customer-centric banking strategy and culture that has not only transformed Umpqua Bank, but challenged the entire banking industry as well. Davis reimagined the customer experience and delivery model, completely reinventing what a bank looks like, how it operates, and how it engages the communities it serves. Today, thanks to its innovative strategy, Umpqua’s brand is universally admired around the world as one of the best in the financial industry.

Featured Keynote - Eric Ryan

Featured Keynote - Eric Ryan

Co-Founder & Chief Brand Architect of Method

As the chief architect behind the Method brand, Ryan has learned what it takes to stand out in a price-sensitive category that’s dominated by a handful of big players with “me-too” brands. Leveraging a unique combination of style, design, values and corporate culture, Ryan has turned Method into one of the world’s most admired and respected brands, with 200 different products in four continents.

Forum U - Jonah Berger

Forum U - Jonah Berger

Author, Professor of Marketing at Wharton

Best-selling author and Wharton School Professor of Marketing, Jonah Berger, explores the forces that secretly control the choices we make every day. In his keynote presentation, Dr. Berger will blend business strategy, human psychology and social science to remove the cloak of invisibility from the external forces influencing people’s decisions, equipping you with practical tools to shape consumer choices and drive growth.

Forum U - Tina Seelig

Forum U - Tina Seelig

Management Science Professor at Stanford

Dr. Tina Seelig is one of the world’s foremost authorities on the subjects of creativity and innovation. In her keynote presentation, Dr. Seelig will teach attendees a set of tools that anyone can use to unlock their “Innovation Engine.” Demystify the creative process and learn the scientific methods that will allow you to unleash your true innovation potential and cultivate creativity across your organization.

Check out the Forum 2017 agenda

Three days packed with killer keynotes, how-to workshops and strategy sessions.

ForumX Speakers

The Forum 2017 features a series of short, high-level strategic speeches from notable experts focused on what you need to do to prepare yourself and your institution for the future. It’s like TEDx for bankers.

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7-in-7 Speakers

Breakout Speakers

Melissa Musgrove

Melissa Musgrove

VP/Head of Social Media at Regions

Joe Meier

Joe Meier

Principal Analytical Lead at Google

Shelly Loftin

Shelly Loftin

Chief Marketing Officer at Bear State Bank

Carie Kelly

Carie Kelly

AVP/Direct Channel Manager at Radius Bank

Jeff Nowicki

Jeff Nowicki

AVP/Partnership & Product Manager at Radius Bank

Kesna Lawrence

Kesna Lawrence

Chief Data Scientist at Deluxe

Martin Kelly

Martin Kelly

SVP/CMO at Firefly Credit Union

Mark Weber

Mark Weber

CEO & Founder at Weber Marketing Group

Korey Thurber

Korey Thurber

Chief Data & Analytics Officer at Harte Hanks

Tim Bennett

Tim Bennett

Chief Brand Officer at TDECU

Michael Balsimo

Michael Balsimo

Former VP/Marketing Officer at Peoples Bank

Jim Dellavilla

Jim Dellavilla

Chief Client Officer at Catalyst

Ed Boyle

Ed Boyle

Managing Director of the Americas at Fidor Bank

Nancy Harhut

Nancy Harhut

Chief Creative Officer at Wilde Agency

Wil Reynolds

Wil Reynolds

Director of Digital Strategy at Seer Interactive

Jim Perry

Jim Perry

Senior Strategist at Market Insights

Bill Handel

Bill Handel

VP/Research & Development at Raddon Financial Group

Dave DeFazio

Dave DeFazio

Partner at StrategyCorps

Craig McLaughlin

Craig McLaughlin

CEO at Extractable

Steven Ramirez

Steven Ramirez

CEO at Beyond the Arc

Andrew Davidson

Andrew Davidson

SVP/Chief Insights Officer at Mintel

Steve Rice

Steve Rice

EVP at EverFi

Robert McKinnon

Robert McKinnon

Practice Leader/Financial Services at SiriusDecisions

Pete Koomen

Pete Koomen

Co-Founder and CTO at Optimizely

David Kerstein

David Kerstein

President at Peak Performance Consulting Group

Chris J. Snook

Chris J. Snook

Author of Digital Sense and Brand Humanizer At Large

David Sosna

David Sosna

CEO & Co-Founder at Personetics

Meredith Olmstead

Meredith Olmstead

CEO & Co-Founder at SocialStairway

Marilois Snowman

Marilois Snowman

CEO of Mediastruction

Rick Hall

Rick Hall

Managing Director/Banking at BKM Marketing

Jim Dicso

Jim Dicso

CEO at SundaySky