Lee Wetherington, AAP - Director of Strategic Insight for Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. ® (JKHY: NASDAQ).
Lee directs the development of actionable insight and strategy for the financial services industry at large. To this end, he creates programs, presentations, and articles designed to orient and educate financial executives on the trends and implications of new technologies. He delivers keynotes nationwide focusing upon opportunities and challenges in fintech, payments and digital banking, and he is widely renowned for his unique style of comedic delivery.
Lee has delivered over 500 keynotes for state, national, and international trade groups, including the American Bankers Association (ABA), American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), National Automated Clearinghouse Association (NACHA), Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA), Bank Administration Institute (BAI), and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). He has served as Technology Faculty Chair for several graduate schools of banking and management, and has delivered guest lectures on leadership and technology at universities across the country. He was named “Strategic Alliance Executive of the Year” at the 2013 Golden Bridge Awards, which recognizes the world’s top executives across every major industry globally. Lee’s articles and commentary have been published in American Banker, BAI’s Banking Strategies, ABA’s Bank Marketing, ICBA’s Independent Banker, and InformationWeek’s Bank Systems + Technology.
Lee received bachelor degrees in Economics and English from Duke University in 1990, and, in 1993, he completed graduate studies at Emory University before joining a payments startup born out of the backroom of a community bank in South Georgia.