David Grindal

Director of Solution Consulting for Immediate Payments at ACI Worldwide

David Grindal is a Global Head of Solution Consulting for ACI Worldwide, covering the North American and European markets. David has worked in payments for most of the thirty-four years of his career and has been with ACI for twenty-three years. His experience includes both retail and wholesale payments and fraud detection. He was a member of the U.S. Federal Reserve’s Faster Payment Task Force and served for four years as a director of ACT Canada, an industry association. Most recently, David has been helping financial institutions with their strategies for payment hubs and immediate payments. David holds a Master of Science in Computer Science from the University of Toronto, as well as an MBA from York University. He is currently based in ACI’s Toronto office.

Articles by David Grindal


How to Meet ISO 20022 Migration Deadlines for Fedwire and SWIFT

Over the next decade, we will undoubtedly see huge shifts in how financial institutions throughout North America transact, whether domestically or across international borders. This will be driven not just by changing technologies, but also by regulatory events – such as the widespread adoption of financial messaging standards like ISO 20022.


Making Ubiquity A Reality: Real-Time Payments Pushes Ahead In The U.S.

As a member of the Faster Payments Task Force, an initiative of the Federal Reserve, I am pleased with the newly released report findings and the push to achieve the Federal Reserve’s Faster Payments call to action in just twenty-nine months from now; a payment system that is faster, ubiquitous, more inclusive, highly secure, and more efficient.

Prime Time for Real-Time

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