Frank McKeon has more than 25 years financial services industry experience in both marketing and technology. Before joining IBM, Frank held executive positions at two major US financial institutions, where he was responsible for implementing business performance measurement and management solutions. Frank has been a featured speaker at several industry conferences including BAI and AMIFS. He is also a contributing author of the Performance Manager for Banking book which highlights strategies for turning information into higher business performance.
Richard Melville is Group Editorial Director for SourceMedia’s banking publications, including its daily flagship newspaper American Banker. Publications in the banking group also include, among others, the weekly newspaper National Mortgage News, the monthly publications Bank Technology News and U.S. Banker, and electronic publications such as Cardline , ATM & Debit News and PaymentsSource.com.
Prior to his current position, Mr. Melville was Managing Editor of American Banker for nine years, in which role he was responsible for daily management of both the newspaper and AmericanBanker.com. Before that, he worked at Reuters as Deputy Equities Editor and Wall Street Editor, managing coverage, and prior to that reporting, on a variety of beats, including technology, telecommunications, real estate, banking, airlines, and the stock market. Prior to that he worked at PC World magazine.
Before entering the field of journalism, Mr. Melville was a senior consultant with Deloitte & Touche's Valuation practice in New York. He graduated from Columbia University with a B.A. in philosophy and economics, and attended the Graduate School of Journalism at the University of California at Berkeley.