Philip Farah


Financial Services Practice of the IBSG

Philip Farah is a director in the Financial Services Practice of the Cisco Internet Business Solutions Group (IBSG). IBSG works with many of the world's leading financial services institutions to enable innovative business model changes, streamline business processes, and capitalize on emerging technologies.

Farah brings a blend of Financial Services industry, management consulting and IT strategy experience to IBSG. Prior to joining Cisco, he headed an analytics function at Capital One Financial focused on the development of new products and strategies. Prior to Capital One, he was a consultant with McKinsey and Co where he served leading Financial Services companies on global strategy engagements with a focus on the retail banking and insurance verticals. Earlier in his career, he managed the IT infrastructure department of a retail bank.


Disruptive Times Call for Positive, Innovation Change Agents

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The online rebel jam is a joint effort of Rebels at Work, and Corporate Rebels United  and being sponsored by Cisco IBSG, who is contributing both speakers and the WebEx collaboration and communication platform that enables this global virtual event. It’s easy to be an innovator and entrepreneur in start-up, but not so inside large […]

April 26, 2013


The Future of Payments and Commerce: Digital Payment Strategies in the Age of Omnichannel Banking

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Banks, for the most part, have realized the importance of mobile as a channel. Across the globe, empowered executives are being appointed to head up digital channel programs. Their primary mission: define and implement the mobile banking channel and seamlessly integrate it with the other major digital channels—online banking. For the most part, they have […]