Innovation Conference 2017

October 10 -​​ 12  |  Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort  | Orlando, Florida


After spending 20 years as a part of the leadership team growing a $6B regional bank into an industry leader with over $400B in assets, JP has been working at the intersection of fintech, innovation and financial services to help others turn potential into performance.


He is a Managing Director of the FinTech Forge, which extends the innovation capacity of financial institutions while dramatically lowering the cost and risk of innovation. He was also a founder of the Bank Innovators Council, which is now as a part of Next Money, a global community committed to reinventing finance through design, innovation and entrepreneurship.


He has served in past leadership and innovation roles at top financial institutions, including as the first Chief Private Banking Officer for a top five U.S. bank. He is a highly rated instructor on fintech and innovation at the Pacific Coast Banking School graduate school of business held at the University of Washington, and the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado.

He is also a popular recurring guest host of Breaking Banks, the first global fintech podcast, which now has over 3 million listeners.


JP has also been advisor to numerous early stage fintech companies and currently serves on the advisory

board of Advizr. He previously served on the advisory board of Balance Financial and as Vice Chair of the board of Forest Ridge School of the Sacred Heart.




A recipient of the Muhammad Ali Humanitarian of the Year Award and listed as one of the most influential creative people by The Creativity 50’s, Mick Ebeling has sparked a movement of pragmatic, inspirational innovation. As a career producer and filmmaker and now founder and CEO of Not Impossible, Ebeling harvests the power of technology and story to change the world.

Ebeling founded Not Impossible, a multiple award-​winning social innovation lab and production company, on the premise that nothing is impossible. His mantra of "commit, then figure it out" allows him to convene a disparate team of hackers, doers, makers and thinkers to create devices that better the world by bringing accessibility for all. This unconventional approach brought to life highly acclaimed initiatives-​the EyeWriter, Project Daniel, Don’s Voice and most recently Music Not Impossible-​-​that brought the ability to draw back to a paraplegic street artist, 3D-​printed arms to Sudanese amputees and "voice" to an ALS patient who hadn’t spoken in 15 years.

Working with a wide array of Fortune 500 companies, Ebeling not only pushes the bar on innovation, he also shares the emotionally resonating story of doing so. These narratives of overcoming seemingly impossible odds have inspired people across the world to do the same.

Named one of Wired’s “Agents of Change,” a two-​time SXSW innovation of the year award winner, and recipient of every major creative and advertising award, Ebeling is on a mission to provide “Technology for the Sake of Humanity.” By tapping into a community of passionate and talented engineers, makers, idea generators and storytellers, Ebeling is making the inconceivable, the unbelievable and the impossible Not Impossible.