Neil Katkov, PhD
Neil oversees the Risk Management and Compliance space at Celent. His expertise focuses on financial crime, anti-money laundering and know-your-customer compliance, AML/ KYC technology, and regtech.
Neil initiated Celent's influential research on AML compliance and technology in 2002. He regularly advises leading financial institutions and technology vendors on their business, technology, and compliance strategies. His advisory engagements have included vendor selection for financial institutions, market feasibility studies for financial institutions and technology vendors, and strategic due diligence on a number of the leading compliance vendors.
Neil has been widely quoted in the press, including The Financial Times and The Nihon Keizai Shimbun, has appeared on CNBC, CNN, and TV Tokyo, and is a popular speaker at conferences in North America, Asia, and Europe.
Neil previously launched and managed Celent’s presence in Asia for 15 years and helped establish Celent’s market leading position in Japan. He holds a BA from the University of California at Berkeley and MA and PhD degrees from Harvard University. He is fluent in English, Japanese, and Chinese.
May 21 2018This report aims to better understand the impact of future challenges and opportunities, as risk and compliance executives increasingly face inte…
April 24 2018Celent recognizes Brandes Investment Partners as the 2018 Model Asset Manager: Operations and Risk for their initiative Creating Content through…
March 10 2018Now, more than ever, achieving a full, 360-degree view of customers is essential for holistic, optimized and effective anti-money laundering comp…
January 20 2018The operational challenges of AML compliance and the technical capabilities of anti-money laundering (AML) software have hit an impasse. This is…
17 July 2018
Webinar: 8:00 AM San Francisco | 11:00 AM New York | 4:00 PM LondonJoin Research Director of Celent's Risk Management and Compliance practice, Neil Katkov, PhD, as he discusses how anti-money laundering regulatio…