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Celent analysts are seasoned industry experts in the field of financial technology, covering banking, insurance, wealth management and capital markets.

Jamie Macgregor

Jamie has led the development of Celent’s innovation framework and has been a major contributor to shaping Celent’s global insurance agenda. His…

Nick Bockh

Nick works with leading international strategic clients across the financial services industry on a global basis. Nick has been leading sales an…

Christian Bower

Christian joined Celent with the diliger acquisition in February 2017, the company he founded to provide financial institutions with online vend…

Neil Katkov

Neil oversees the Risk and Compliance space at Celent. His expertise focuses on financial crime, anti-money laundering and know-your-customer co…

Daniel W. Latimore

Daniel W. Latimore, CFA, is Celent’s Chief Research Officer, based in the firm's Boston office. As CRO he develops analyst research methodologie…

Zilvinas Bareisis

Zilvinas heads Celent’s Retail Banking practice and is based in London, UK. His research is focused on retail banking technologies with a partic…

Karlyn Carnahan

Karlyn leads Property & Casualty research across the Americas. She focuses on issues related to digital transformation. She's particularly inter…

Patricia Hines, CTP

Patricia heads Celent’s Corporate Banking practice and is based in Charlotte, NC. Her areas of research include corporate banking and global tra…

Dan McCoach

Dan McCoach leads the Life and Health practice across the Americas for Celent. Dan’s experience as an Insurance CIO and executive for a private…

Nicolas Michellod

Nicolas' research concentrates on continental European insurance markets with a specific focus on continental Europe and insurance systems inclu…

Monica Summerville

Monica Summerville heads Celent's Capital Markets practice and is based in the firm's London office. Monica is a seasoned financial services ind…

Arin Ray

Arin Ray is a Senior Analyst with Celent's Securities & Investments practice and is based in the firm's New York office. Arin's expertise lies i…

Craig Focardi

With a multi-disciplinary background in economics, finance, technology and marketing, Craig leverages his retail lending and banking industry ex…

Cubillas Ding

Cubillas Ding is a Research Director with Celent's Capital Markets division, based in the firm’s London office. His expertise lies in global fin…

Awaad Aamir

Awaad is a wealth management analyst based out of Celent’s New York office. His research primarily focuses on emerging technology applications t…

Max Ang

Max is an analyst with Celent’s insurance practice and is based in Singapore. Max’s research concentrates on APAC insurance technology markets,…

Talji Aziz

Talji is responsible for account management in EMEA, working with many of Celent’s key accounts across the region. Based in London, Talji has ov…

Craig Beattie

Craig brings extensive experience in the use of enterprise architecture and applications architecture practices in the insurance industry, worki…

Jenna Blydell

Jenna Blydell is an Account Manager for Celent's Banking and Capital Markets practices and is based in the firm’s Boston office. In this role sh…

Nolan Brown

Nolan is based in Celent’s New York office and is responsible for managing key accounts in the Insurance and Banking industries. While focused o…

Luis Chipana

Luis is an associate analyst with Celent whose career spans over 20 years working in banking, insurance, and consultancy. His expertise in banki…

Marty Ellingsworth

Marty brings extensive career and industry experience in creating value from digital assets. His longstanding accomplishments in both personal a…

Ryan Fanning

Ryan is based in Celent’s New York office and is responsible for managing key accounts in the Insurance industry. Ryan will also be partnering w…

Alenka Grealish

Alenka has over 20 years of consulting and research experience in the banking industry with deep expertise in payments, transaction banking, and…

Stephen Greer

Stephen focuses on retail banking trends, with an emphasis on fintech startups, emerging technology, and digital transformation. He has worked w…

Aya Hasegawa

Aya Hasegawa is an experienced Account Management & Business Development Manager and is based in Tokyo. In this role, she is responsible for sal…

Bretagne Heither

Bret Heither is an experienced Account Management & Business Development Manager and is based in the firm’s San Francisco office. In this role,…

Kieran Hines

Kieran is a Senior Analyst in Celent’s Banking practice and is based in London. His research focuses on the impact of technology-driven change i…

Dennis Kong

Dennis is a knowledge analyst based in London, where his responsibilities include knowledge management, performing primary/secondary research, c…

Donald Light

Donald Light is a Director in Celent’s North America Property/Casualty Insurance Practice. His coverage areas include: technology and business s…

Gareth Lodge

Gareth's research focuses on Payments. As part of the payments team, his prime focus is on corporate payments, working closely with his colleagu…

Ashley Longabaugh

Ashley Longabaugh is a Senior Analyst for Celent’s wealth management practice. She is based out of the firm’s London office. Ashley’s research a…

Juan Mazzini

Juan is a senior analyst at Celent and he is responsible for research and advice to C-level executives in the financial services industry in the…

Bob Meara

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 delive…

Karen Monks

Karen is a Senior Analyst in Celent's North American insurance practice. She brings a broad range of insurance and consulting experience to her…

Rob Norris

Rob brings 25 years of experience leading technology organizations of insurance companies, including nearly two decades as CIO of Pinnacol Assur…

Keith Raymond

Keith is a Senior Analyst in Celent's North American insurance practice. He has extensive industry experience and is a seasoned expert in busine…

Andrew Renzella

Andrew Renzella is responsible for client engagement across our Securities & Investments group. While based in our Boston office Andrew also spe…

Colleen Risk

Colleen is an associate analyst at Celent, focusing on life insurance business architecture, new business acquisition and underwriting, policy a…

Fabio Sarrico

Fabio is an analyst with Celent's insurance practice and is based in Boston. He focuses in life and P&C insurance technology and trends, and wor…

Andrew Schwartz

Andrew is a Property & Casualty Insurance Analyst based out of Celent’s New York office. He specializes in the claims process and issues relatin…

Stephen Silhan

Stephen is based in Celent’s New York office and leads business development for the Global Capital Markets practice. In this role, he also maint…

Chuck Smith

Chuck leads business development for Celent’s North American Property Casualty Insurance group. In this role he is responsible for directly clos…

Chris Williams

Chris is responsible for sales and client management for a wide range of financial institutions and technology solution providers in the financi…

Marion Williams

Marion is responsible for account management and business development in EMEA, working with many of Celent’s key accounts across the region. Bas…

Eiichiro Yanagawa

Eiichiro Yanagawa is a senior analyst with Celent’s Banking practice and is based in Tokyo. Eiichiro's research focuses on IT strategy issues in…

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