In this week’s Friday Conversation, we were fortunate enough to have Derek White, CEO of Galileo Financial Technologies, come and speak as our guest. Galileo Financial Technologies, LLC is headquartered in Sandy, UT, and focuses on enabling fintechs, banks, emerging, and established brands to build differentiated financial solutions that deliver exceptional, customer-centric experiences. As the man behind Galileo’s wheel, Derek strives to create a successful, digital financial ecosystem in Utah’s economy.
Through modern, open APIs, Galileo specializes in forming flexible, secure, scalable and fully integrated platforms that seek to drive innovation across payments and financial services. Galileo supports issuing physical and virtual payment cards, mobile push provisioning, tailored and differentiated financial products and more, across industries and geographies. Through Derek’s experience working with some of the world’s banking titans like Barclays and BBVA, his vision for what the future can hold is what propels Galileo in furthering the potential of online banking.
In this discussion, Derek shares with us his extensive journey that led him to the forefront of Fintech, who and what aided him in becoming the businessman he is today and his vision towards widening Utah's economic ecosystem. When it comes to creating a habitat where businesses can thrive, his advice is adding, "Four key ingredients for an effective ecosystem: human capital, financial capital, technical capital, and connectivity." .
Enjoy the newest Silicon Slopes Friday Discussion and take advantage of the numerous tips Derek shares with those who wish to get that extra step in their entrepreneurial journey and how to share their ideas with the world.