Prior to co-founding Cion Digital, Fred served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer at FIS, a Fortune 500 provider of financial technology. Fred was a member of the senior executive team with responsibility for driving innovation and growth within FIS and its clients through internal reinvestment, corporate development, strategic partnerships, acquisitions and venture investments. He managed FIS’ venture capital portfolio, was a member of the company’s development investment committee and represented FIS on corporate boards.
Prior to FIS, Fred was founder and Managing Partner of eCom Advisors, a strategy consulting firm focused on financial technology. eCom’s clients include many of the largest banks and credit unions, solution providers and investors in the industry.
Before eCom, Brothers headed strategy, product, relationship management and customer operations for CheckFree (acquired by Fiserv), which he helped to grow from $2 million in revenue to $1 billion in revenue.
Fred holds a business degree in finance and marketing from The Ohio State University.