Today we’re in conversation with Trent Gunthorpe, the Chief Product Officer of payments company ASL.
Trent tells us about his 20 years of experience in financial services as a part of GE Capital and then leading strategy and payments at American Express. We walk through his learnings from the GFC, high-pressure scenarios, thriving in foreign environments and negotiation. We also hear his thoughts on what fintech startups and SMBs could learn from corporates and even Web3.
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01:30 - Trent’s values and his experience during the GFC
03:13 - What Trent learned from working across several countries
07:20 - Working in a high-pressure environment
08:30 - What startups and SMBs could learn from corporates
12:20 - Think about the long-term relationship when negotiating
14:33 - How will blockchain and cryptocurrency impact the payments industry?
17:48 - Why the relationships you build at work are more important than you think
21:40 - What Trent would like to see more of from the fintech space