Member Since 2021
Pragmatic Innovation Partners LLC
Amy Radin is Board Director, Advisor, Operating Executive and Author with C-suite experience in Fortune 500 consumer financial services, payments and insurance at brands including American Express, Citi and AXA. She is a strategic leader and problem solver with a diverse background including digital transformation, technology, marketing, innovation, and P&L management. She brings a global perspective and a commitment to culture and diversity as business drivers. Amy is an Advisory Board member of tech startups Pebble Post and OpenReel and architecture and construction services firm McKissack & McKissack. She has been an Advisor to Yext (NYSE:YEXT) and served as Vice Chair and Marketing Committee Chair, Healthcare Chaplaincy Network. Amy is also a Director of the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (AICPA). From 2000-2009, Amy was an executive at Citi, serving on the Firm’s Management Committee. As EVP–Customer Engagement and eBusiness, Amy led digital transformation for the $5BB Citi Cards business. As Global Chief Innovation Officer, Amy created one of the first corporate venturing units, advancing growth pilots globally, including pioneering peer-to-peer payments, embedding contactless technology in the NYC subway system, and launching in Asia the Bank’s first mobile platform, serving ASEAN small business owners and entrepreneurs. In her last corporate role, Amy was EVP and Chief Marketing, Corporate Communications, and Corporate Social Responsibility Officer for AXA US (now Equitable). Previously, Amy built an innovation pipeline as EVP-Chief Innovation Officer at E*TRADE Financial and served as Global Chief Marketing Officer at the former Reader’s Digest Association. Amy began her career in 1985 at American Express in marketing, new product development and general management roles. Highlights of her 13-year tenure include inventing a new form of property insurance and repositioning a specialty consumer lending product for exponential growth. Amy has been honored by US Banker as a Most Powerful Woman in Banking, by NYU Stern Graduate School of Business as a recipient of the Nichols Award for Enterprise, Integrity and Service, and by BusinessWeek as a Top 25 Global Champion of Innovation. Her award-winning book, The Change Maker’s Playbook: How to Seek, Seed and Scale Innovation In Any Company, presents her framework for companies to deliver profitable growth through innovation. Amy is a graduate of The Wharton School (MBA, Marketing) and Wesleyan University (BA, College of Letters and Spanish).
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I work with executives and founders to mobilize and inspire their organizations to deliver innovation results. I tap into my career's worth of experience as an innovation operator inside demanding, conservative and proud brands where I focused on building and leading teams to create customer-obsessed approaches that were essential to fostering innovation and change. In my award-winning book, The Change Maker's Playbook: How to Seek, Seed and Scale Innovation In Any Company I share some of the practical advice, tools, and stories (my own and that of 50 other innovators interviewed) gathered to help the person sitting in the innovation "hot seat" make progress to achieve their vision that I expand upon in my advisory, project-based consulting, keynote addresses and executive consults.