Distinguished executives from Nissan Motor Acceptance Corp., Western Funding and Rifco National Auto Finance are set to discuss how lenders can leverage fintechs to step out of traditional lending, at the 19th annual Auto Finance Summit, which will take place Oct. 28-30 at the Bellagio Las Vegas. You can find the full agenda here.
The panel will feature an open dialogue between Colin Cooke, director of financial product at NMAC; Jim Murray, president of Western Funding; and Roger Saran, vice president and chief credit officer at Rifco National Auto Finance. The discussion, part of the event’s Technology & Mobility track, will take place on Oct. 29 at 2:30 p.m.
As auto financiers look to scale digital capabilities, many are pushing into innovation through partnerships with fintechs. The panelists will address these trends and discuss how to find long-term fintech relationships to diversify product mix, as well as best practices for vetting startups.
As the industry’s news source, Auto Finance News is dedicated to uncovering technology disruption and how companies are investing in innovation. The discussion will follow a fireside chat with US Bank’s President of Dealer Services John Hyatt. Additional conference sessions will explore the latest on regulations and enforcement, the ever-changing landscape of dealer fraud, and tailoring servicing techniques to surpass customer expectations.