PNC Financial Services Group Chairman and CEO James E. Rohr recently announced his company’s support for the creation of the PNC Center for Financial Services Innovation at Carnegie Mellon University.
According to a press release, The PNC Center for Financial Services Innovation will initially focus on research and education pertaining to the retail
banking sector, seeking to capitalize on new technologies and the effective use of data to advance the functionality of banks and the services they offer to customers.
The center will conduct research that addresses emerging consumer banking topics, such as the integration of data and technology to help customers better manage their money, and the use of new channels such as mobile devices and social media.
The center also will oversee curricula and project courses addressing the banking industry and executive education programs designed to address advances in technologies, processes and information.
The PNC Center for Financial Services Innovation will be housed at Carnegie Mellon’s Tepper School of Business.
For more information, visit www.pnc.com.