Talent Begins to Boomerang Back to Wall Street

After the financial crisis in 2008 a lot of top talent fled the big banks and head to Silicon Valley; recently some of those same people who fled are now coming back to work for the very same banks; the growth in tech enabled financial services and the opening culture have both help to attribute to this change; in recent years tech firms like Google and Facebook are now on the receiving end of criticism that is making positions at those firms less desirable; big tech still hold the edge in top places to work, but banks have made a lot of progress in recent years and are pushing to be considered tech firms themselves. Source.

Todd is the Chief Product Officer of LendIt Fintech.

He is the host of PitchIt: the fintech startups podcast, a weekly interview show featuring emerging fintech founders and leading venture capitalists.

He is responsible for leading the content team which covers fintech through daily & weekly email newsletters, editorial, virtual events, and in-person conferences.

He has been covering fintech, banking, and venture capital for more than 15 years, including speaking regularly at industry events.

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