Neil Katkov, PhD
Neil oversees the Risk 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.
12 December 2018Building upon more than 15 years of experience in financial and operational risk management technology, Celent has recently launched an expanded Risk and Compliance…
30 November 2018We’ve just published the latest editions of Celent’s anti-money laundering vendor evaluation reports. After going through the 16 transaction moni…
28 November 2018Watchlist screening has become the most-scrutinized area of AML compliance, and the area that has been hit with the most outsized fines by regula…
18 September 2018Anti-money laundering software continues to evolve. Solution providers have been responding to demands for new functionality driven by financial…
16 October 2018 14:00 - 18:00 EDT (19:00 BST, 20:00 CEST)
1166 Avenue of the Americas 28th Floor, United StatesOVERVIEW: Risk and compliance in the financial industry is at a watershed moment. While continuing to be heavily invested in legacy operational r…
27 September 2018 09:00 - 13:00 BST (04:00 EDT, 10:00 CEST)
55 Baker Street, United KingdomOVERVIEW: Risk and compliance in the financial industry is at a watershed moment. While continuing to be heavily invested in legacy operational r…
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…
10 July 2018
Neil Katkov will be a Session Speaker on Artificial Intelligence: The New Paradigm for Next Gen AML on the ThetaRay Webinar on 7/10/2018. Modern…