Banking on AI

Bina Kalola came into Bank of America with a formidable challenge — to help lead innovation for a large and established company. She discusses her journey from startup companies to driving change and adoption internally that will better serve their clients at large enterprises. rn

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Bina Kalola

Managing Director of Global Banking and Markets, Financial Technology Innovation and Investments, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Bina Kalola is a Managing Director in Global Banking & Markets (GBAM) Data and Innovation group, heading up Financial Technology Innovation & Investments. In her role, she identifies technology trends and innovation opportunities, drives the sourcing and screening of new financial technology companies, and is the central point person to collaborate and partner across and with each line of business in GBAM and GBAM partners, identifying and piloting with strategic financial technology platforms.

I feel what is important being a woman in these particular areas and industries is actually embracing being a woman. Not trying to be a different style than you are comfortable with.
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You have to stay humble, stay curious, and ask a lot of questions.

When we stay in silos, we really limit our intelligence, and history has shown that.
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