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.
13 December 2018Most US adults trust that their money is safe at their primary financial institution, but far fewer believe that their bank is actually helping t…
30 October 2018Bob Meara has been with Celent for more than a decade and is a seasoned analyst with deep expertise in receivables processing, remote deposit ca…
24 September 2018Ask any banker for his or her strategic intent for investing in digital (mobile and online) channels, and you’d get a fairly uniform response. Th…
14 August 2018I attended a webinar recently focused on the topic of integrated receivables. One comment made during the webinar caught my attention. It was an…
5 December 2018
Bob Meara will be a Session Speaker on When and How Consumers Prefer in-Person Engagement at this year’s FinTech Connect on December 5, 2018. Fin…
Celent Roundtable | What's Keeping Banks Up at Night - or Should Be: Top Imperatives in Financial Services (Invitation Only)4 December 2018 08:30 - 12:00 GMT (03:30 EST, 09:30 CET)
55 Baker St, London, W1U 8EW, United KingdomOVERVIEW While many emerging technologies are transforming the banking industry, several stand out with their potential to improve customer satis…
15 November 2018
WebinarBob Meara will be a Session Speaker on Consumer Engagement Preferences – Getting Past the Digital vs Physical Debate Webinar on November 15. Bran…
12 - 15 November 2018
Los Angeles, United StatesBob Meara will be a Panelist on Plenary Session III Discussion: Developments in Retail Cash Payments at this year’s ICCOS Americas on 11/13/2018.…
29 August 2018Many bankers think they can read their customers like an open book, but in fact they may need to put in some extra research time. According to a…