Where shared strength meets broad benefit,
the college sits at the center of an expanding network of fintech scholarship and practice.

We’ve built and maintained our defining impact on the field of financial technology through interdisciplinary thought leadership and collaboration among fintech industry leaders, including practitioners and entrepreneurs, tech startups, and established, powerhouse companies.

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Business Leaders

Each year, dozens of business leaders bring today’s fintech challenges into the classroom by guest lecturing, presenting real business cases studies, and introducing students to career possibilities.

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Industry Partners

Our corporate partners ground our fintech work in real results, and they gain an elevated and expanded network, new skills, and fresh insights.

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Engaged Alumni

Our alumni work and lead within the fintech space in every major market in the world. This global network helps develop next-generation Cornell talent who will advance the industry.

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Cornell’s STEM Strength

Our college’s students and faculty partner with Cornell’s world-renowned programs in engineering, computing and information science, economics, and more.

Industry Partners

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“Fostering innovation for the real world is at the heart of Ripple’s mission, and we’re proud to collaborate with Cornell’s faculty and students to trailblaze a crypto-enabled future through our University Blockchain Research Initiative, which supports academic research, technical development and innovation in blockchain, cryptocurrency, and digital payments. Cornell has long been a leader in world-class blockchain research, and we look forward to helping enable the growing chorus of blockchain talent through our partnership.”

-Lauren Weymouth, Director of University Partnerships, Ripple.

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“The opportunity for innovation in financial technology is limitless. Initiatives such as Fintech at Cornell will help accelerate the potential of this sector. We are proud to join this initiative to advance research and education in fintech and develop the next generation of fintech leaders.”

-Andrew Gelb, Head of Issuer Solutions, Fiserv



“Innovation within the financial services sector is an iterative process that continues to drive the industry forward.  Broadridge is excited to partner with the Fintech at Cornell initiative to unlock this future together.”

-Rob Krugman, Chief Digital Officer, Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc.



“TCS’ ability to identify and implement new growth strategies for the banking and financial services industry is enabling a more customer-focused, resilient and successful future for financial institutions. TCS is delighted to collaborate with Cornell, Cornell Tech and the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business to inspire and cultivate the next generation of financial technology innovators.”

-K Ananth Krishnan, Chief Technology Officer, TCS


Moody's Corporation

“We are excited to support the Fintech at Cornell initiative which supports our efforts to leverage innovation in order to provide trusted insights and standards that help decision makers act with confidence.”

Rob Fauber, Chief Executive Officer, Moody’s Corporation.

Become a Partner

Our sponsoring fintech partners work with faculty and students to generate immediately applicable insights. We welcome the opportunity to discuss potential partnerships.

Through collaboration with the SC Johnson College, sponsoring partners can:

  • Catalyze new fintech knowledge creation across academia
  • Advance fintech knowledge dissemination by fostering learning between researchers and executives
  • Help develop and recruit from the pipeline of emerging fintech talent
  • Elevate their connections with business leaders, influencers, and researchers

Contact us for more information or partnership opportunities.

Peter Krieger, executive director of external relations

Get in Touch

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The vision behind the Cornell MBA Fintech Intensive

February 7, 2018

Drew Pascarella, senior lecturer of finance, talks about the vision and leadership behind the Fintech Intensive.

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MBAs in the Fintech Intensive hear insights from Betterment’s SVP

April 5, 2019

Betterment’s Ben Alden is one of the many market-changing leaders to visit Cornell Tech and discuss their industry’s technological shifts.

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Johnson included in top fintech rankings

August 5, 2020

Johnson MBA programs recently received top recognition for strengths in finance, fintech, and tech-sector business.

Fintech at Cornell is an initiative of the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business.