Trump nominates Brian Brooks for head of OCC from FinLedger – Brian Brooks has been acting head of the OCC for several months but the president has now nominated him officially. He is certainly the most fintech-friendly bank regulator ever.
Peter Renton is the chairman and co-founder of LendIt Fintech, the world’s first and largest digital media and events company focused on fintech. Peter has been writing about fintech since 2010 and he is the author and creator of the Fintech One-on-One Podcast, the first and longest-running fintech interview series. Peter has been interviewed by the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, The New York Times, CNBC, CNN, Fortune, NPR, Fox Business News, the Financial Times, and dozens of other publications.