Dbriefs
17 Mar.

A higher bottom line: The future of financial services in the US

Financial Services

Wednesday, 01:00 p.m.  ET | 1 hr
Credits offered: CPE Event language: English

Participants will gain insights to the future of financial services and its role in creating a “higher bottom line.”

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Key takeaways

Host: Jim Eckenrode, managing director, Center for Financial Services

Presenters: Dounia Senawi and Courtney Davis

1 Overview CPE credit | Specialized Knowledge

In the coming decade, financial services companies have an opportunity to address major societal issues, make new markets, and generate profit in collaboration with multiple stakeholder communities, while proactively rebuilding trust in institutions. We’ll discuss:

  • Our vision for the future of financial services and the forces driving it.
  • How the rapid pace of change provides the opportunity to amplify historic financial services roles in more direct, personalized, and socially responsible ways.
  • Seven distinct forces driving financial services towards 2030 across three domains—macro environment, value creation, and value capture.

What does the future of financial services hold? We think it’s a higher bottom line.

Meet the speakers

Jim Eckenrode

Jim Eckenrode

Managing director | Center for Financial Services

Jim is the managing director of the Deloitte Center for Financial Services, where he is responsible for defining the marketplace positioning and development of the Center’s eminence and key activities. Jim is frequently a keynote speaker at major industry and client conferences. Prior to joining Deloitte, Jim served in several research and consulting leadership roles at TowerGroup.

Dounia Senawi

Dounia Senawi

US Deloitte Digital Chief Commercial Officer

As US Deloitte Digital Chief Commercial Officer, Dounia leads the go-to-market efforts and defines the commercial strategy across Deloitte Digital’s offerings, alliances, product, and marketing functions. In her role, she drives new thinking, integration, innovation, and the application of new technologies to meet customers ever changing needs. With customer growth and purpose in mind, she connects strategists, designers, engineers, storytellers, and architects that help clients shape strategy, unlock insights, build brand value, elevate experiences, create customer solutions, and optimize operations. Dounia also heads our Digital Customer offering helping companies architect platforms that deliver exceptional sales and service experiences, - and optimize their customer operations. She believes that bringing unparalleled expertise, earning trust, and exceeding expectations are the three hallmarks of maximizing each client’s return on investment. Dounia guides her teams with purpose, partnership, and positivity. She speaks at several forums on customer transformation, and her work can be found in Deloitte Digital’s recent sales and service reports. Previously Dounia led Sales Excellence for U.S. Deloitte Digital as well as the Financial Services Practice. Before joining Deloitte Digital, Dounia worked in the Banking sector. Her experience as a client of large consultancies has given her a unique vantage point now that she is on the other side of the table. She understands how to overcome client issues and organizational dynamics to drive successful outcomes. Dounia is passionate about talent development, especially women in technology, and takes advantage of every opportunity to encourage and support the professional growth of her colleagues and team. Born to immigrant parents and of Chaldean descent, she cares deeply about Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and serves on the steering committee for Deloitte’s Middle Eastern North African and Allies Community. When she’s not helping her teams to deliver successful transformations, you might find Dounia playing golf with her son or training for her next ultramarathon.

Courtney Davis

Courtney Davis

Principal | Deloitte Advisory LLP

Courtney Davis is a principal in Deloitte & Touche LLP providing risk and regulatory advisory services in the banking and capital markets industry, focused on regulatory reform, credit risk management, and capital management. He has more than 20 years of experience and has supported several of the firm’s largest clients leading complex engagements for various functions including risk, treasury, finance, and technology.  

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