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BAI Honors 10 Companies and 10 Rising Star Leaders as Winners

BAI, a nonprofit independent organization that delivers the most actionable insights in financial services, has named ten organizational winners and one honorable mention for the 2022 BAI Global Innovation Awards. Ten individuals were also named BAI Rising Stars. The awards are the industry’s leading program celebrating achievements in innovation, such as pursuing bold solutions for improving customer experience; implementing advanced technologies; and improving the lives of employees, customers, and communities.

Winners were selected by the BAI Innovation Circle, a panel of distinguished judges from around the world who are at the forefront of innovation in the financial services sector. Collectively, the winners represent outstanding contributions by teams and individuals and showcase inspiration from around the world. These global trailblazers have successfully designed and delivered innovations that positively improved customer relationships and served their communities in powerful ways.

“Innovation is a significant driver of the impact that successful financial services companies have on their customers and communities. The industry continues to bring powerful new approaches and solutions to better meet customer needs in new and different ways,” said Debbie Bianucci, president and CEO of BAI and Innovation Circle Judge. “The companies and individuals recognized this year were particularly creative and focused on addressing practical issues that made meaningful improvements for customers and employees.”

The 2022 BAI Global Innovation Award Winners and Honorable Mention are:

Banco Popular (Puerto Rico) Innovation in Learning & Development Innovation: Talent Lab & Skills Accelerator

Bank of America (USA) Innovation in Digital Security Innovation: Bank of America Security Center

Dreams Technology (United Kingdom) Innovation in Digital Financial Planning Innovation: Dreams ESG Innovation

Growsari (Philippines) Innovation in Digital Commercial Financing Innovation:, Powering the Digital Economy of the Philippines

Money Management International, Inc. (USA) Innovation in Community Disaster Recovery Innovation: Project Porchlight by MMI

MVB Bank (USA) Innovation in Commercial Banking Onboarding Experience Innovation: Onboarding Fintechs Better, Faster, Stronger…The Victor (ad)Vantage

Payten Teknoloji A.S.-Paratika (Turkey) Innovation in Payments Innovation: Paratika Crowdfunding e-Payment Project

Standard Bank (South Africa) Innovation in Community Sustainability Innovation: One Farm Share