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Sean Sposito

Sean Sposito's specialty is mining banking data to develop stories, often on payment cards and networks. Before joining American Banker in New York, Sean was a year-long intern at The Star-Ledger in Newark, New Jersey, where he covered residential and commercial real estate and worked on computer-assisted reporting projects. His work has appeared in The Boston Globe, The Record (Bergen County, N.J.), The Arkansas Democrat Gazette and the Columbia Daily Tribune (Missouri). He is also a former data analyst at the National Institute of Computer-Assisted Reporting.

Recent Stories From this Author

BillGuard Creates Analytics, Savings Features
November 27, 2013 BillGuard, a fraud-flagging startup, is adding analytics and savings add-ons to its iPhone app, according to TechCrunch.

Document System Helps Colonial Savings Cut Costs, Ease Compliance
November 26, 2013 Colonial Savings, a mortgage-servicing firm, installed new mortgage software and consequently tripled loan volume, cut costs...

Failed ATM Theft Leads to Self-Immolation
November 25, 2013 A botched ATM heist blew up literally on several Australian thieves when they soaked an automated teller machine in...

Ally Bank Offers Customers Security Software
November 22, 2013 Ally Bank announced Friday that it's offering its customers security software.

Intel to Load NFC Chips Into Computers
November 22, 2013 Intel is loading near field communication technology into laptops and desktops that will eventually be able to receive...

The Circuit: Placing Bets at the ATM, Debit & Prepaid Forum
November 21, 2013 Banks and technology firms form their alliances for the payments future.

B of A's Answer to Creating Technology Quickly: Bring Compliance Close
November 21, 2013 Bank of America's tech team is bringing compliance employees closer to the app-creation process in order to hedge against...

Calif. Brothers Caught In Cyber Scheme Involving Banks: Krebs
November 14, 2013 A pair of Moldovan brothers were arrested Wednesday in Frenso, Calif. on charges stemming from a cyber scheme that bilked...

B of A Streamlines Mortgage Process with Workflow Software
November 13, 2013 Bank of America has created a technology platform to better connect mortgage holders to customer service employees when those...

Overseas Bankers Conduct Cyber Security War Games
November 12, 2013 European bankers, regulators and government officials Tuesday will take part in a cyber-war games run-through, according to...

Diebold Sells Cash Recycling ATMs to Italian Bank
November 11, 2013 Diebold announced Monday that it has sold its cash-recycling ATMs to UniCredit Banca, a subsidiary of the Italian financial...

BBVA Updates Mobile Apps with Remote Deposit for Small Business
November 8, 2013 The Houston-based division of Spanish banking company Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria said Thursday it has begun offering...

ACI Worldwide Closes Official Payments Deal
November 6, 2013 ACI Worldwide has completed its purchase of Official Payments Holdings, a seller of electronic bill payment technology.

Bill.com Updates Banking Platform
November 6, 2013 Bill.com has updated its platform through which banks can resell the company's bill payment, invoicing and cash flow...

Zions Says Risk Concerns Behind Move to Convert Core Systems
November 5, 2013 Zions Bancorp. and its vendor, Tata Consultancy Services, shared more details Tuesday about the bank's ongoing core system...

Zions Selects Tata's Platform for Core-Banking Upgrade
November 5, 2013 Zions Bancorp in Salt Lake City said Tuesday that it is replacing its core banking platform with its Tata Consultancy...

First Commonwealth Bank Picks Jack Henry's SilverLake Core Platform
November 5, 2013 Jack Henry announced Tuesday that First Commonwealth Bank in Indiana, Pa., has chosen its core processing platform, SilverLake...

Google Wallet Sidesteps Carriers' Secure Elements
November 4, 2013 Google is sidestepping the telcos that seek to dominate the mobile wallet.

Beyond Google Glass: Wearable Computing as a Banking Tool
October 31, 2013 Watches. Eyeglasses. Wristbands. Wearable computing is fast shaping into a potential tool bankers may someday use to speak to...

Santander Selects ViaWest's Colocation Services
October 30, 2013 A subsidiary of Banco Santander and headquartered in Dallas, Santander Consumer USA said it's using ViaWest's colocation...