Brian Peters

Brian Peters
Executive Director
Financial Innovation Now

Brian Peters is Executive Director of Financial Innovation Now, an alliance of leading technology companies, Amazon, Apple, Google, Intuit, and PayPal, working to modernize the way consumers and businesses manage money and conduct commerce. From payments to lending, Brian lead’s FIN’s efforts to promote policies that enable financial services to be more accessible, safe, and affordable for everyone. 

Brian is also a partner at Franklin Square Group, a government relations and strategic communications firm representing some of the world’s most innovative companies and organizations. 

Previously, Brian was Director of Government Relations at BlackBerry and had a senior role at the Information Technology Industry Council, where he created and directed the High Tech DTV Coalition and the Wireless Innovation Alliance, two coalitions that successfully advocated to free wireless spectrum.

Brian served as press secretary and policy aide to former U.S. Rep. Jay Inslee (D-WA), now Governor of Washington State. 

Recent Events and Presentations

October 18, 2016

Please join ITIF for the release of a new report that will provide an overview of the innovations in financial technology, their impact on consumers and businesses, and the principles that should guide policymakers as they seek to encourage continued innovation in this sector. Following a presentation of the report, a panel of experts will discuss specific policy priorities and opportunities that Congress and the administration should consider to increase innovation in financial services that will better serve consumers, businesses, and investors.