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Michelle Katics

CEO and Co-Founder at BankersLab

Chiang Mai, Thailand

PortfolioQuest and BankersLab enable bankers to be ready for tomorrow. Our SaaS simulation training & gaming platform is a Monetary Authority of Singapore FinTech Finalist. Aside from awesome training, it provides human capital benchmarking solutions for compliance officers, Bank and FinTech CXOs, and FinTech investors. Early detection and troubleshooting of bank and FinTech employees’ forecasting, decision making and portfolio management skills.

FinTech Entrepreneur, FemTech leader, and start-up mentor. Risk manager, mathematician, and economist by training. I aim to drive a paradigm change in the financial sector. Banks and employees practice and certify skills in a simulation environment, leading to sharper skills, smoother conduct risk compliance and individual accountability.

I co-founded BankersLab®, who deliver classroom format “flight simulator" simulation training for FinTech and Bankers. Our SaaS training simulation has been used by banks, credit unions, lenders, credit

Available For: Authoring, Influencing, Speaking
Travels From: Chaing Mai, Thailand or San Francisco, CA USA
Speaking Topics: FinTech, Big Data, Machine Learning

Michelle Katics Points
Academic 5
Author 10
Influencer 7
Speaker 0
Entrepreneur 0
Total 22

Points based upon Thinkers360 patent-pending algorithm.

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Portfolio Mix

Company Information

Company Type: Company
Business Unit: Executive
Theatre: Global
Media Experience: 20 years
Last Media Interview: 09/18/2019

Areas of Expertise

Analytics 30.36
Big Data 30.20
Business Strategy
Change Management
Customer Experience
Design Thinking
Digital Disruption
Digital Transformation 30.04
FinTech 30.99
Future of Work
Lean Startup
Predictive Analytics
Risk Management 31.25
Supply Chain 30.18
Cybersecurity 30.49

Industry Experience

Financial Services & Banking
Higher Education & Research


1 Book Chapter
The RegTech Book
August 06, 2019
The REGTECH Book brings into a single volume the curated industry expertise delivered by subject matter experts. It serves as a single reference point to understand the RegTech eco-system and its impact on the industry.

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Tags: Cybersecurity, FinTech, Risk Management

1 Journal Publication
The Effect of Rising Import Competition on Market Power: A Panel Data Study of U.S. Manufacturing
Journal of Industrial Economics
September 01, 1994
The rapid rise in import competition in recent years provides an unusual test for examining the market structure-performance relationship with panel data. A weakness of the cross-sectional approach is that many important variables are difficult to measure. However, if these variables are determined by slowly evolving technological conditions and if there is time-series variation in an observable variable such as import shares, then the use of a within-industry estimator may control for some of the problems confronting cross-section studies. The authors' estimates indicate a sizable effect of import competition on price-cost margins for the time period 1976-86.

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Tags: Analytics, Supply Chain

1 Media Interview
The Spinnaker Sit-Down: Q&A with FinTech Thought Leader Michelle Katics
Spinnaker Consulting Group
September 25, 2019
With our Spinnaker Sit-Down interview, we give you VIP access to industry influencers, thought leaders, and movers-and-shakers who share their unique insights and perspectives on industry issues, trends, and questions. This month we sat down with fintech thought leader Michelle Katics, CEO and Co-Founder of BankersLab and PortfolioQuest, the SaaS training platform “flight simulators” for bankers. A seasoned fintech leader, she’ll reveal the “hot topic” in fintech/credit risk right now, the industry’s biggest challenge, and what the industry will look like 10 years from now.

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Tags: Big Data, Digital Transformation, FinTech

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