CEO and Board Chair of Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. speaks to students, industry leaders April 25 at MSU Moorhead

Thursday, April 25 | Student Talk: 10:30 a.m., Center for Business 109 | Industry Talk: 3:30 p.m., Gaede Stage

David Foss, respected CEO and Board Chair of Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ: JKHY), an S&P 500 public company with more than 7,000 employees, will speak to students and industry leaders on Thursday, April 25 at Minnesota State University Moorhead. A proud Moorhead native and MSUM computer science graduate, Foss leads one of the top three providers of FinTech solutions to financial institutions in the United States. His leadership has been instrumental in the company’s outstanding technology, a comprehensive suite of SaaS (Software as a Service) solutions, and industry-leading customer service.

Foss will speak to students from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the university’s Center for Business 109. The question-and-answer session will focus on topics like leadership, strategy, and growing an organization.  

“We are excited to welcome such an exceptional business leader and distinguished alum to inspire our students and community influencers,” said Peter Sherman, dean of the College of Business, Analytics & Communication. “This engagement promises a mutually enriching experience for our students and industry leaders alike, creating opportunities for growth and collaboration.”

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Foss will speak to local CEOs and bankers about “What Every CEO Needs to Know about the Future of Technology in Banking” at 3:30 p.m. in the Roland Dille Center for the Arts Gaede Stage.

“My goal is to try to give them ideas about what’s going on in banking, the future, and things to be concerned and thinking about, so they can bring that information back to their teams,” Foss said.

During his talk, he will examine the current landscape of the financial services industry, shedding light on the unique opportunity it presents for community and regional financial institutions. He will share his perspective on what it takes to seize this opportunity, discussing the priorities and investments these institutions are making in technology, including the latest in Artificial Intelligence (AI) innovation and strategies for its implementation.