The 8th Annual Conference

Big Data Finance 2020


Thursday, JUNE 4, 2020

AI - Blockchain - Connectivity - Data - Executive Perspective

Mick Simonelli

Principal at Simonelli Innovation

Mick Simonelli

Mick is an independent consultant and thought leader on innovation in financial services. He is the Principal for Simonelli Innovation, a lean, agile consulting firm that uses practical approaches to help large organizations achieve their strategic goals through practical innovation methods. Mick is also currently Chairman of the Board for the Learning Company Accelerator (Alamo Colleges), an Advisory Board member for the Global Innovation Institute, and also sits on the innovation board for the University of Notre Dame. Previously, Mick served as the senior innovation executive for USAA, where he built and led the innovation program to world class status. During his tenure, USAA received numerous awards and accolades including InfoWeek 500's most innovative, Businessweek's #1 customer service, and people’s choice awards. Before that, Mick served as an innovator in multiple positions within the Department of Defense where he helped digitize and transform the US Army. Mick is a certified management accountant and possesses advanced degrees in business and psychology. A natural change agent, Mick is an executive innovation practitioner with a best-selling book on transforming the Afghanistan Army, and has been the subject of numerous awards and academic articles.