Some more about John.
John's expertise in banking, cash management, payments and technology was gained over 30 years at Citibank, IBOS, ALLTEL, Misys and Admertec/Ceptum in the USA and UK.
In this time he created, and implemented technology in front, middle and back offices of banks in addition to developing electronic access options for the needs of corporations and retail customers.
Redefining Core Banking for Misys (300 banks) ensuring long-term revenue. Provided and developed cash management consulting, netting schemes, third party cash management, pooling and foreign exchange.
John has been involved in Mergers and Acquisitions in 10+ banking/software transactions that included cloud based solutions. One transaction in the cloud now represents 9% of Misys profits.
John raised capital, added Mezzanine Financing, leasing and Invoice Factoring together to create Ceptum Limited, a potential bank, now with $10 million in profitable assets and with no debt.
He has worked with the UK (FSA) and Swedish (FI) banking and finance authorities to create a de nova bank.
He was once a trainspotter and remains a Cobbler.
The Art of Cash Management by John Bertrand will be published by Searching Finance in February 2012. .