Jason Tiede

Managing Director, Head of Innovation, Wholesale Payments JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Jason is a successful entrepreneur and international banking executive with 20 years’ experience

bringing cutting-edge, client-driven solutions to life at startups and the world’s largest banks.

Based in New York, Jason is currently the Head of Innovation for J.P. Morgan’s Wholesale Payments

business. Jason leads a global team of product strategists and FinTech experts who have a passion for

solving emerging client challenges, experimenting with new technologies and testing future business

models. The WP Innovation team leverages powerful assets within J.P. Morgan such as our In-Residence

program and Blockchain Center-of-Excellence while engaging externally with clients and FinTech

partners to accelerate the development of disruptive new products and services.


Jason began career in the late 1990’s at Ecount where he helped grow the company as a founding

member from a handful of employees with a bold vision to the successful acquisition by Citi in 2007. At

the time of acquisition, Ecount had grown to over 120 employees, delivering innovative payment

solutions to nearly 1,000 leading corporations. Post-acquisition, Jason was offered the opportunity to

launch the Ecount business across the Asia Pacific region and serve as the Head of Wholesale Cards for

Citi in Hong Kong. In this role, Jason was responsible for the strategic direction and end-to-end

ownership of two of GTS's fastest growing business lines.


In 2011, Jason joined the GTS leadership team of Bank of America Merrill Lynch in Asia Pacific as the

Head of Global Cards and Emerging Payments for the region. Jason was responsible for all aspects of the

Cards and Emerging Payments businesses including strategy, P&L, sales growth, partnership

management, investment planning and country expansion. In 2014, Jason returned to the US to form

and lead the Innovation Team for GTS at Bank of America. Jason’s team focused on developing and

commercializing solutions to help clients take advantage of the highly globalized and digitized economy

by harnessing new technologies, partnering and/or investing in disruptive companies and incubating

new businesses.


Jason graduated from Bucknell University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. He and his

teams have won multiple awards for innovation and thought leadership and Jason is a regular speaker at

industry events.