Zilvinas Bareisis researches and advises clients on consumer payments. He has a keen interest in payments innovation, and how the “perfect storm” of competitive (e.g. Fintech), regulatory (e.g. EMV, PSD2), and technology (e.g. digital, blockchain, Internet of Things) developments shapes consumer payments today and tomorrow. Zil has a global perspective with a particular emphasis on market developments in North America and Europe.
Zilvinas is a regular speaker, chairman, and panel moderator at the leading payments industry events, such as Money 2020, PayThink, Cards & Payments Innovation Summit, Mobey Day and many others. He has also been widely quoted in the press, such as The Economist, The Financial Times, The Banker, The Times, The Daily Telegraph, The New York Times, American Banker, PaymentSource, and other publications.
Zilvinas has over 20 years of experience advising senior executives at the leading financial institutions and their technology and service providers. He joined Celent from Oliver Wyman where as a management consultant he advised clients on a broad range of strategic issues.
Zilvinas has an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University and MSc in Applied Mathematics from Kaunas University of Technology. He is fluent in English, Russian, and Lithuanian.
27 August 2018It is that time of the year again when we invite financial institutions to review their technology efforts and submit initiatives for considerati…
23 August 2018A2A payments will offer more choice for consumers; however, the cards and card-based digital tokens are not going away any time soon. The Second…
13 August 2018This summer I spent quite a bit of time digging into the question of how cards players are addressing the legacy challenge: dealing with the main…
27 July 2018Cards remain the backbone of commerce and payments, yet many systems powering cards processing at financial institutions are decades old and stru…
21 - 24 October 2018
The Venetian, Las Vegas, United StatesMoney20/20 US is 2018’s Payments and FinTech event. It’s where the Payments, Commerce and Financial Technology ecosystem unites to create and rev…
5 - 6 November 2018
United KingdomJoin Celent analyst, Zilvinas Bareisis, at this year's Open Banking Forum on 6 November 2018 as he on Looking Into the Future of Open Banking. In…
15 August 2018
Webinar: 8:00 AM San Francisco | 11:00 AM New York | 4:00 PM LondonCards remain the backbone of commerce and payments, yet many systems powering cards processing are decades old and struggle to cope with the dema…
22 March 2018
London, United KingdomZilvinas Bareisis will be attending this year’s Citi Digital Banking Symposium, a digital banking and payments conference on March 22.
18 September 2018Subscription payments are supposed to happen in the background with little or no effort. But what happens when another “automatic” and constantly…
14 September 2018The growth and dominant market share position of payment cards in U.K. retail sales is prompting a new pushback from retailers who are wary of ri…
4 September 2018Counter to the trend — pioneered by Amazon — of launching cashierless technology in small stores to keep traffic under control, the U.K. supermar…
1 August 2018“Flux is an interesting company with an attractive proposition to — at least some — retailers, banks and consumers,” said Zil Bareisis, a senior…