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  • “The key thing about AI is really the quality of data sets that you can work with, because the better the data, the easier it is to negate issues around bias, unfairness, interpretability,” said Global Head of Open Innovation and Data, Elena Alfaro at the Money 20/20 event in Amsterdam. Read more:

    Money2020 new mantra: data, data, data

    Money 2020 Europe is the biggest conference on the continent focused on the future of banking, money and financial services. Over the course of three days in Amsterdam, around 10,000 business leaders, entrepreneurs, start-ups, press and potential customers will be sharing and debating the trends likely to shape the future of the sector.

  • “People tell me I’m too little or frail to do what I do,” says Michelle Lok, a social media specialist for BBVA Compass and powerlifter. “But I like the power. Power just makes me feel good. It makes me confident in who I am.”

    BBVA Ambassadors: It takes strength to think big | BBVA

    That desire to compete led her to a local trainer named Russel Orhii, a world-renowned powerlifter who helped Michelle step up her game while also providing a support system for her development. "I have her trust," Orhii says, "so I just have to give her a plan, and she'll follow through with it."

  • For the second year in a row, BBVA has been named among the 200 companies in the world most advanced in gender equality, according to the Gender Equality Global Report & Ranking.

    BBVA among the 200 companies worldwide most advanced in gender equality

    The index drawn up by Equileap, which looks at close to 3,000 companies in 23 countries, is based on a points system in 19 areas which range from general equality in top management to salaries, conciliation and gender-equality promotion policies. BBVA placed 161 in the index.

  • “To me, what BBVA Compass has to offer, in terms of opportunities to learn and tap into new technologies, is on par with other [tech] companies,” says Systems Programmer Cristian Vega, one of the developers behind the award-winning BBVA Compass Mobile Banking app.

    Meet Cristian Vega, the heart of the bank's Mobile Banking app | BBVA

    Head of Online and Mobile Banking Alex Carriles points out that "it's not just functionality for functionality's sake. We add tools that our customers have told us they want and need in order to manage their financial lives." And it's app developers like System Programmer Cristian Vega who continue to develop the app with features that are useful and meaningful to customers.

  • Build a rewarding mortgage banking career that allows you to do what you do best—meeting the needs of your clients.

  • More than 1,800 U.S. employees joined colleagues across the globe to participate in the bank’s first-ever Global Week of Service, with volunteers participating in events with Habitat for Humanity, local food banks, and other community organizations.

    2,000 BBVA Compass employees donate their time during Global Week of Volunteering | BBVA

    More than 1,800 BBVA Compass employees - plus another 250 friends and family members - joined their BBVA co-workers across the globe to participate in the bank's Week of Volunteering September 24-30. Employees across the footprint participated in 189 individual events, including Habitat for Humanity projects, food bank initiatives, community clean up efforts, and financial ...

  • Like most IT professionals, the Engineering team at BBVA Compass loves a good hackathon. Throw in the opportunity to work alongside UAB School of Engineering students to create an app to benefit the Birmingham community, and you get an incredible event.

    Students become the masters at BBVA Compass Ninja Hackathon (or at least try) | BBVA

    Like most IT professionals, the engineering team at BBVA Compass loves the challenge and teamwork of a good hackathon. These condensed collaborative coding events were the inspiration for the inaugural BBVA Compass Ninja Hackathon, which included both bank employees and students from the University of Alabama Birmingham.

  • When you were a kid, what did you want to be? At BBVA Compass, we’re fulfilling career dreams with positions available for innovators looking to be part of banking’s next digital revolution.

  • Former Marine and new BBVA Compass back-end developer Jake Downard is among an elite group trained at one of Birmingham’s newest programs to help develop a tech workforce for the city:

    From Oorah to Java | BBVA

    Former Marine and new back end developer Jake Downard gets his day started early. While we could easily attribute that to his Marine training, he's more likely to tell you that it's because he's just excited about his job. Downard is a part of a team of back end developers at BBVA Compass, but he's ...

  • One of the cool things our employees are doing? Exploring how artificial intelligence and automation can create efficiencies and build better decisioning engines for customers:

    Embedding automation and artificial intelligence into culture | BBVA

    Gesturing to the mint colored typewriter on the table, BBVA US Director of Risk Technology and Productivity Amory Booher said, "Technology has a lifecycle with a start and end date. For instance, the computer changed how we interacted with typewriters. Similarly, artificial intelligence and cognitive capabilities are changing how we interact with computers.

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