The Evolution of Technology & Banking Panel Feat. our CTO, Ray Ortega

by Kaitlyn Walker | April 24, 2024

The New York League of Independent Bankers (NYLIB) community came together on April 4th for a panel discussion on the Evolution of Technology and Banking, moderated by Patrick Sells, co-founder of True Digital Group. The panelists included John Verry from CBIZ PivotPoint Security, Krista Moore from Finxact (a Fiserv company), our own Ray Ortega from BBH Solutions, and Preeti Singh from Coforge.  Coforge, the event sponsor, is a global digital services and solutions provider focused on delivering real-world business impact for its clients, including financial institutions. NYLIB 1-1

The discussion covered various topics including the uses and risks of artificial intelligence, core migration and next-gen core banking systems, the transition to passwordless authentication, effective management of technology vendors, and how community banks can utilize technology to reduce costs and increase efficiency.

The panelists brought diverse expertise to the discussion. John Verry is a cyber security expert with experience in guiding organizations to become secure and compliant. Krista Moore, with over 25 years at Fiserv, specializes in finding solutions that create efficiency for financial institutions. Preeti Singh leads the New York Business Unit at Coforge, helping financial services clients modernize their core and reimagine their processes. Our own CTO, Ray Ortega was also a panelist.  Prior to being named CTO, Ray was BBH’s Unified Communications Practice Manager, leading the teams responsible for unified communications, networking, security, and other key technologies. Ray has 25+ years of experience in the technology industry, with expertise in financial, non-profit, life sciences, engineering, and manufacturing verticals. As the CTO, Ray is responsible for developing BBH service offerings and leading a team of technologists who design, build, and support Voice, Data, and Video Solutions, whether premise-based or hosted in BBH’s cloud environment.