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.
30 September 2020Financial institutions, and regulators, have traditionally been sensitive to data protection, privacy, and security issues for risk and complian…
20 September 2020It is imperative for financial institutions to stay competitive in digital financial services. Yet digital architectures bring new risks,with co…
29 June 2020Know Your Customer (KYC) attracts ever-increasing scrutiny from regulators and has become one of the most complex operational areas in anti-mone…
29 June 2020The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting all areas of risk, including financial risk, operational risk, and financial crime compliance. This gives ris…
22 September 2020 10:00 - 11:30
Risk management has a crucial role to play in keeping financial institutions on an even keel during these turbulent times. This virtual live ses…
8 July 2020 10:00 - 11:00 EDT (15:00 BST, 16:00 CEST)
Virtual Industry Discussion, United StatesThe pandemic lockdown has strained the resources of financial services firms in new ways, including their efforts to fight financial crime and m…
24 June 2020 10:00 - 10:45 EDT (15:00 BST, 16:00 CEST)
United StatesLive Webinar Surivie to Thrive Series: Coronavirus will accelerate trends that had been steadily progressing, demanding strategic responses in m…
Celent Premium Event for Technology Providers | Technology and Investment Trends in AML-KYC: From Rules to Robots (Digital Only)6 March 2020 09:30 - 11:00 EST (14:30 GMT, 15:30 CET)
United StatesOverview The complex dynamics of technology and regulatory evolution have placed unprecedented demands on financial institutions' anti-money lau…