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.
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…
6 August 2018Celent conducted two surveys earlier in 2018 among banked US adults to understand when and how consumers prefer in-person engagement with their f…
25 July 2018Cash remains as relevant in retail as it has ever been. Although slowly declining as a percentage of point of sale transactions, the amount of ca…
13 June 2018Small institutions have a measurable customer service advantage over big banks in many areas. They can't afford to rest on their laurels, however…
24 - 27 September 2018
New York, United StatesFinovateFall is returning to NYC! Join us for three days of wall-to-wall fintech activity, featuring Finovate’s signature combination of fast-pac…
26 September 2018
WebinarBob Meara will be a Session Speaker on Consumer Engagement Preferences – Getting Past the Digital vs Physical Debate Webinar on 9/26/2018. Branch…
27 September 2018 00:00 - 28 September 2018 01:00 HST (06:00 EDT, 11:00 BST, 12:00 CEST)
Webinar, United StatesSponsored by DadeSystems, this webinar features Celent analyst, Bob Meara, presenting Celent’s latest research on the evolving integrated receiva…
Q&A WEBINAR: Building a Digital Activation Strategy that Shifted the Culture at RBC, a Celent Model Bank Award Case Study18 October 2018
Join Celent Senior Analyst Bob Meara and Bryan Herskovits, Director, Digital Activation, RBC as they share key highlights about RBC’s comprehensi…
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…