Awaad is a wealth management analyst based out of Celent’s New York office. His research primarily focuses on emerging technology applications to the client/advisor experience and front-to-back office operations.
Prior to joining Celent, Awaad worked in Banking and Telecommunications, where he focused on enabling front-line operations with AI-based technologies at the Royal Bank of Canada and Rogers Communications. Awaad has also worked extensively in the start-up space, designing mobile applications and utilizing drone delivery tech for philanthropic purposes.
Awaad graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, with a Specialization in Accounting and a Major in Economics from the University of Toronto.
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