CULedger President & CEO interviewed by CU Broadcast
Last week, CULedger announced that its founding members have appointed John Ainsworth as its President and Chief Executive Officer. Today, we have released the interview below with Ainsworth on CU Broadcast.
Ainsworth comes to CULedger from MasterCard where he was Executive Vice President of North America Markets, responsible for managing the independent bank and credit union segments. He will assume day-to-day leadership of CULedger, a distributed ledger technology company, December 18, 2017.
“A large part of my financial services career has been helping credit unions meet the evolving needs of its members,” Ainsworth said. “It’s well documented that we can anticipate more change in the next 10 years than over the last 50 years. Staying relevant in the age of digital disruption is a current and present challenge for the credit union industry.”
Previously, Ainsworth held the position of senior vice president of global accounts at MasterCard where he managed business development activities for one of the credit card giant’s largest and most complex global members, including debit, RFID, prepaid, acquiring, and commercial segments.
Ainsworth is a seasoned financial services executive whose background includes over 30 years of product and sales management experience with major financial organizations such as SunTrust Banks and Visa International.