Breaking Banks: Shamir Karkal

Shamir Karkal

Co-Founder & CFO, BBVA

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Shamir is a software engineer turned finance and banking expert. Prior to Simple, Shamir was a consultant with McKinsey & Co. specializing in strategy consulting for financial institutions in Europe, the Middle East, and the US. Prior to McKinsey, Shamir was an software engineer. He has a bachelor’s in computer science, a master’s in information technology, and an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University.

EPISODE # 260

Oct 18, 2018

The Glue That Binds Us

Brett King and JP Nicols host Shamir Karkal (ex Simple/BBVA), talking his new startup. We preview the big Fintech conferences happening around the world this month and we deep dive… LEARN MORE

EPISODE # 9

Jul 11, 2013

Here come the Neo-Banks

Pre-paid debit cards are the fastest growing deposit product in countries like the United States and China today. In the US healthy 25% year-on-year growth the last 4 years now… LEARN MORE

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