Paul Schaus is the President, Chief Executive Officer and Founder of CCG Catalyst. He leads a team of banking subject matter experts spread across North America.

Paul has been a banker, management consultant and strategist for over 30 years, with the majority of his experience coming from various positions within the banking industry. He has advised hundreds of banks and vendors on business and technology strategies. He is a passionate advocate that hope is not a strategy and creating business value through technology. CCG Catalyst has grown significantly over the years. In addition to maintaining the firm’s traditional consulting of business and technologies strategies, Paul has added innovation and emerging bank technologies as a focus consulting differentiator.

Paul is frequently featured as a speaker at industry events, addressing diverse topics such as core systems modernization, innovation, and bank strategies. Paul’s comments on banking and technology topics have appeared in USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, American Banker, Bank Director, Bank Technology News and AP Newswire. He has written numerous columns for publication and maintains an active agenda focused on bank strategies, innovation and the future of banking.

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Paul has been quoted within industry publications such as American Banker, Bank Director, USA Today, Wall Street Journal and Bank Technology News, and has spoken at various industry events as an experienced professional speaker.

Most Recent:

Banking Exchange: Why Humans Should Worry About Robo-Advisors

Banking Exchange: Fintech’s Wallets Don’t Pay, for Banks

Banker in the Know: Combating Patent Trolls

Banking Exchange: Who will Consumers Choose?

Banker in the Know: Getting to Know Customers Better

Banker in the Know: ATM Must Evolve to Engage Customers and Provide Secure Transactions

Banker in the KnowCFPB Issues Payment Principles

Bank Innovation: Fintech Trends Signal Imminent Disruption

Banker in the KnowThe EMV Deadline Creeps Closer

PaymentsSourceUber Making the ‘Top of Wallet’ Competition Tougher

Banker in the Know: Listening to Social Media Helps Banks

American Banker Bank Technology News: What the Hacking Team Breach Shows About Bank Vendor Risk

Banking ExchangeGet Millennials, Gen Zs While Young

DepositAccounts.com: Will Bank Branches Become a Relic of the Past?

American Banker BankThink: Small Banks Can’t Be All Things to All People

Banker in the Know: Biometrics Easing its Way into Mobile Banking Authentication

Bank Innovation: Don’t Trust Your Future to Your Core Vendor

PaymentWeek: What Will the Mobile Payments Landscape Look Like in a Year?

Bank Innovation: Legacy Systems Prevent Banks From Delivering on Digital Promises

Digital Transactions: For Some Banks, Prepaid Cards Aren’t Worth New Regulatory Compliance Costs

Bank Innovation: Innovation vs. Product Upgrade: Why the Difference Matters in Banking

Payments Source: Banks Have Little Time to Make the Right Mobile Pay Call

American Banker BankThinkParsing the Mobile Payment Playing Field 

Bank Systems & Technology: 2015 Banking Regulatory Outlook

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