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Monday, October 28, 2019

  • INNOVATION AND TECH TRACK: Banding Together for the Borrower Experience of the Future

    Location: Level 4,
    Room 16


    Thomas L. Wind, Executive Vice President, Consumer Lending, U.S. Bank

    Timothy J. Mayopoulos, President, Blend

    Henry Cason, Senior Vice President and Head of Digital Products, Fannie Mae

    Breakout Session,

    Innovation and Tech Track

    Learn how collaborative solutioning is creating first-of-its-kind capabilities in the mortgage process, with improved borrower experiences and increased transparency with the help of validated data and automated decisioning. Join Blend President Tim Mayopoulos, U.S. Bank EVP Tom Wind, and Fannie Mae SVP and Head of Digital Products Henry Cason for a discussion on partnership tips and best practices, aligning on vision and strategy, and testing and implementing new solutions to drive widespread adoption of revolutionary solutions. The speakers will also outline the path lenders can take to realize business value and consumer delight as we continue to build better experiences.


    Thomas L. Wind, Executive Vice President, Consumer Lending, U.S. Bank

    Tom Wind serves as an executive vice president at U.S. Bank where he leads the company’s Consumer Lending organization, which includes its Home Mortgage, Direct Lending, Warehouse Lending and Dealer Services lines of business. He was appointed to this role in January 2019.  Providing nationwide lending of mortgage and auto loans, Consumer Lending businesses funded over $57 billion in 2019.  Prior to his current role, Tom served as president of U.S. Bank Home Mortgage since he joined U.S. Bank in January 2016. He is a 25-year veteran of consumer lending and has held executive leadership roles at EverBank Financial Corporation, Lehman Brothers, JP Morgan Chase and Citi.  He is a member of the board of directors of the Grace Hill Settlement House, and is serving as chairman of the Housing Policy Council, a non-profit organization working to promote the interests of members of the mortgage and housing marketplace industries.

    Timothy J. Mayopoulos, President, Blend

    Tim Mayopoulos is the President of Blend, a Silicon Valley technology company propelling the $40 trillion consumer banking industry into the digital age through partnerships with banks, lenders, and other technology providers. Before joining Blend in 2019, Tim served as President and CEO of Fannie Mae for more than six years. Under his leadership, the company returned to sustained profitability, delivered more than $167 billion in dividends to taxpayers, and introduced new technologies to the housing finance system to make mortgage lending faster, safer and more transparent.  Tim has had a long career in financial services. He served as the General Counsel of Bank of America for five years, and held senior roles at Deutsche Bank, Credit Suisse First Boston, and Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. Tim serves on the boards of directors of LendingClub, the largest online marketplace lender, and SAIC, a technology integrator for the civilian, defense and national security agencies of the federal government.

    Henry Cason, Senior Vice President and Head of Digital Products, Fannie Mae

    Henry Cason is Fannie Mae’s Senior Vice President and Head of Digital Products, reporting to the Executive Vice President – Single-Family Business. Cason oversees the design, development, and launch of Single-Family’s digital products and services across the residential mortgage loan life cycle. He is also responsible for fostering the integration of Fannie Mae’s technology and business infrastructure with that of its customers, enabling them to grow and create value in the marketplace.  Cason leads the integration of Single-Family product development in mortgage origination and underwriting, loan acquisitions, conduit and capital markets business, and servicing and asset management portfolios. In this role, he aligns information technology with business priorities, and leads digital transformation of the company’s offerings in the marketplace to drive deep and lasting customer relationships.  Prior to his current position, Cason served as Fannie Mae’s Chief Data Officer, overseeing the direction of transformation, governance, and consolidation of data across the company’s technology and ensuring delivery of business value for all data-related investments. He provided strategic direction for the company’s data initiatives, managed and modernized existing warehouses, advanced business intelligence and analytics capabilities, established and managed data innovation practices, and served as a clearing house for external data acquisitions while driving industry standards.  Cason joined Fannie Mae in 1993 as a Technology Analyst in the eBusiness Division. Prior to that, he served as an analyst for MCI, Sprint International, and Computer Sciences Corporation.

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