Benefits of Membership
The Boston Financial Services Leadership Council is launching its 2016 leadership briefings for an expanded group of members. Launched in 2010, BFSLC has partnered with CEOs and C-Suite Executives to advance the economic impact of the regions financial services industry. The Council is co-chaired by Robert Reynolds, President and CEO of Putnam Investments, and Clayton Deutsch, CEO of Boston Private Financial Holdings.
In 2016 BFSLC will continue to grow the visibility of the sector, prepare for the evolving financial services landscape, and brand the region as a global innovation hub for financial services. By bringing together industry leaders, policymakers, and recognized experts for Innovation Roundtable Sessions we are able to build an action plan for continued success.
These Innovation Roundtable Sessions focus on increasingly important elements of financial services – FinTech, cybersecurity, and talent development. The Mass Insight Conference in the fall “Managing risk, maximizing results: Breakthroughs in big data and cybersecurity in a volatile and insecure world“ will identify the unique strengths of Boston’s financial services sector and the market landscape regionally, nationally, and globally.
Financial Services Leaders will come together to engage in tactical and strategic sessions focusing on talent development, technology forecasting in FinTech, and cybersecurity.
Fall Mass Insight Conference
A Mass Insight conference in partnership with the Innovation Partnerships Network and the Boston Financial Services Leadership Council entitled “Managing risk, maximizing results: Breakthroughs in big data and cybersecurity in a volatile and insecure world” is being scheduled for early December. This conference is aimed at senior executives with leadership experience in Risk, Data Analytics, Mobile Technologies and Cybersecurity to review major challenges and best practices across Financial Services/FinTech (systemic and investment risk), Healthcare IT/Life Sciences (disease), and Smart Cities (Infrastructure and IoT).
FinTech Innovation Brochure
In partnership with Putnam Investments, Mass Insight is launching a FinTech marketing campaign with an “Innovation Brochure” to help brand the convergence of the financial services and IT sectors by highlighting the innovative work of our members, the exciting developments in the region, and the employment opportunities in FinTech. Each member will have a page in the brochure dedicated to their company .
Access to Policymakers
Several times each year, the Council provides members-only roundtable discussions with senior Washington policymakers and opinion leaders, as well as state and local policymakers.
Sponsored events and informal discussions foster long-term relationships with industry colleagues as well as with local, state, and federal policy-makers. Our largest conference to date–scheduled for December 2016—is centered on the important theme: Managing Risk, Maximizing Results: Breakthroughs in Big Data and Cybersecurity in a Volatile and Insecure World.
Council members are part of an impressive group of industry leaders. The financial services organizations represented includes Boston Private Financial Holdings, Fidelity Investments, Putnam Investments, Santander, State Street, and US Bank.
Council members have an unparalleled opportunity to motivate positive change in the financial services industry—change that can improve our businesses and the lives of those we call customers.
In partnership with Putnam Investments, Mass Insight is currently developing an innovation Brochure to help brand the convergence of the financial services and IT sectors by highlighting the innovative work of our members, the exciting developments in the region, and the employment opportunities in FinTech. Each Council member will have one page in the brochure dedicated to their company.