John is Chief Innovation Officer at Kasasa®, the company formerly known as BancVue. He leads the team that architects the company’s products including Kasasa, a suite of nationally branded products and rewards checking accounts offered exclusively at select community financial institutions.

John is Austin, TX chapter co-lead of Next Money, a global fintech networking organization, and a mentor with Bank Innovation’s global fintech accelerator, INV Fintech.
His work has helped Kasasa grab three Finovate “Best of Show” titles, recognition in Fast Company’s “10 Most Innovative Companies in Finance,” standing in the FinTech Top 100, as well as several MarCom Awards.
John’s first book, Bankruption: How Community Banking Can Survive Fintech, is available now on Amazon.


Tuesday, April 4, 2017


3:00PM – 4:00PM EST

Profound changes to the community banking model have forced retail bank and credit union executives and marketing managers to re-examine their approach to consumer engagement. John Waupsh, author of Bankruption, will share the aspects of banking that have changed, and how progressive credit unions and banks are successfully adapting to this shift. In this session, you’ll discover quick practical and long-term strategic moves that will set your institution up for decades of success to come.


  • Understanding the seismic shift of all aspects of the banking model
  • Adaptation begins with simple incremental steps
  • Success stories to bring home and share with your team

Speaker: John Waupsh