BROOKFIELD, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV), a leading global provider of financial services
technology solutions, announced today that Jeffery Yabuki, President and
Chief Executive Officer of Fiserv, has been honored with the
Chancellor's Innovation Award by the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Yabuki was recognized for pushing the boundaries of current technology
to advance financial services.
Now in its sixth year, the Chancellor's Innovation Award honors UWM
alumni or individuals otherwise connected to southeastern Wisconsin,
spotlighting their expertise in areas such as creative, intelligent
risk-taking and effective change management as well as their passion for
Yabuki has led the evolution of Fiserv and the strategic moves the
company has made in anticipation of market trends to amass best of breed
solutions, develop and deliver new solutions, forge strategic
partnerships and invest in innovative technology to continue to create
"Jeff's visionary work shows entrepreneurial drive and transformative
thinking," said Mark A. Mone, Chancellor, University of
Wisconsin-Milwaukee. "He has created a remarkable competitive advantage,
and improved the businesses of Fiserv clients, and the lives of their
customers, by transforming Fiserv from a holding company model to an
integrated operating company. We know that innovation requires a great
deal of learning and collaboration with many different constituencies.
Jeff has navigated these channels well and is an inspiration to future
leaders of innovation."
Yabuki accepted the award at a luncheon ceremony at the Wisconsin Club
in downtown Milwaukee. He explained that Fiserv is focused on driving
purposeful innovation that helps its clients succeed, delivering
technology that enables financial services to fit seamlessly and
beneficially into people's busy lives.
"Innovation is foundational to our mission," said Yabuki. "At Fiserv, a
key focus is to create a culture which unlocks innovation across our
23,000 associates. They work hard to provide our clients -- and their
customers -- the best in financial technology each and every day."
Fiserv was recently named one of FORTUNE Magazine's World's Most Admired
Companies® for the fourth consecutive year, ranking number
one in its category for innovation for the second year in a row. Last
month, Yabuki spoke at the Bank Innovation Conference in Silicon Valley
and the Innovation Project in Boston, Massachusetts, where he discussed
shifts in financial services driven by new technologies.
Previous winners of the Chancellor's Innovation Award include Satya
Nadella, CEO, Microsoft Corporation; Bud Selig, former owner of the
Milwaukee Brewers baseball team and Commissioner of Major League
Baseball, now Commissioner Emeritus of Major League Baseball; and Gale
E. Klappa, Chairman and CEO, Wisconsin Energy Corporation.
In a world that is moving faster than ever before, Fiserv helps clients
deliver solutions that are in step with the way people live and work
today — financial services at the speed of life. Learn more at fiserv.com.
Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV) enables clients worldwide to create and
deliver financial services experiences that are in step with the way
people live and work today. For more than 30 years, Fiserv has been a
trusted leader in financial services technology, helping clients achieve
best-in-class results by driving quality and innovation in payments,
processing services, risk and compliance, customer and channel
management, and insights and optimization. Fiserv is a member of the
FORTUNE® 500 and has been named among the FORTUNE Magazine World's Most
Admired Companies® for four consecutive years, ranking first in its
category for innovation in 2016 and 2017. For more information, visit fiserv.com.
Recognized as one of the nation's 115 top research universities,
UW-Milwaukee provides a world-class education to 26,000 students from 81
countries. Its 14 schools and colleges include Wisconsin's only schools
of architecture, freshwater sciences and public health, and it is a
leading educator of nurses and teachers. UW-Milwaukee partners with
leading companies to conduct joint research, offer student internships
and serve as an economic engine for southeastern Wisconsin. The
Princeton Review named UW-Milwaukee a 2017 "Best Midwestern" university
based on overall academic excellence and student reviews, as well as a
top "Green College."
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Elizabeth McMillan, APR
Manager, Public Relations
Source: Fiserv, Inc.
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