Austin Purthur James

Senior Solution Consultant at ACI Worldwide

Austin has nearly two decades of experience in the banking and financial service industry, delivering customer-centric solutions in the Asia-Pacific, Europe and LATAM regions. He is passionate about payments and related technologies that can improve customer experience and fuel growth. He is an advocate of open banking and is excited about the fintechs, which can bring financial inclusiveness and empowerment to the masses. Austin holds a post-graduate qualification in Technology & Business Strategy from Australian Graduate school of Management. Before joining ACI, Austin held consulting roles at organizations including Tata Consultancy Services, Infosys and CSC.

Articles by Austin Purthur James


Taking a Holistic View of ISO 20022 Migration and Payments Modernization in the Pacific

Today’s payments modernization efforts, most notably real-time payments, not only work to satisfy changing consumer preferences and behaviors, they also serve to future-proof national economies throughout the world. But for real-time payments to deliver maximum value, consumers and financial institutions must be able to exchange meaningful and actionable information — hence the development of ISO 20022, a standard for electronic data interchange that facilitates the fast, standardized and secure exchange of financial messages across borders.

Prime Time for Real-Time

Global Payment Trends
As the world adopts real-time payments, how does your market stand to benefit?