First National Bankers Bank / Chief Innovation Officer
David Peterson has inspired international audiences to rethink how innovation happens in their organization. As CIO of First National Bankers Bank, David drives enterprise-wide innovation across a diverse workforce to enable new products and services. Creation of innovative financial services to 700+ FIs across 7 Southeastern States. David has spent much of his career helping business leaders foster a culture of innovation that capitalizes on workforce diversity and instills accountability for driving growth. As the founder and CEO of Goldleaf Technologies, a leading provider of electronic payments software and a pioneer in the fintech industry, David understands the critical need to combat status-quo thinking to achieve sustainable profits and competitiveness in any industry. He shares real world strategies and tools to foster an innovation mindset and encourages people to be innovative where they are regardless of job title.