Bob Meara is a senior analyst with Celent's banking practice and is based in Atlanta, Georgia. His research focuses on the branch and ATM delivery channels, omnichannel delivery and check and cash payment processing technologies. A well known authority on remote deposit capture, Bob has led multiple consulting engagements involving financial services hardware, software and the impact of self-service on branch banking.
Before joining Celent, Bob was the director of product marketing at Alogent. In this role, he positioned and launched a series of Check 21 payments solutions.
Prior to Alogent, Bob also held positions in marketing and brand management at BellSouth, Hayes Corporation, and Procter & Gamble in addition to being a commissioned naval officer.
Bob earned a Bachelor of Science in Applied Physics and Electrical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University.
October 09 2017Currency automation has long left the confines of bank branches and cash vaults, onto the customer’s premise. But utilization has been historical…
September 29 2017Two years following Celent’s inaugural Panel, we look anew at where US financial institutions are in their journey to transform the branch channe…
July 27 2017Omnichannel delivery is farther off than many institutions think.
June 07 2017Celent has released a new report titled Delivering an Omnichannel Customer Experience: Why a Single Platform Is the Way Forward. The report was w…
5 - 7 February 2018
Boca Raton, Florida, United StatesJoin Bob Meara at Deluxe Exchange which brings together leading industry experts and treasury management and retail executives responsible for ma…
6 - 8 February 2018
Las Vegas, United StatesJoin Bob Meara at this year's ATMIA USA’s annual conference and expo is the largest ATM-focused event in the world. The theme for this next ATMIA…
6 - 8 June 2018
Austin, TX, United StatesBob Meara will be a moderator on an AI in Banking: Attitudes and Expectations panel at this year’s Digital Banking 2018 on 6/6/2018. Digital Ban…