Stephen focuses on retail banking trends, with an emphasis on fintech startups, emerging technology, and digital transformation. He has worked with some of the largest banks in the US and globe to influence digital strategies and identify opportunities in the space. Prior to his current home in New York, Stephen was based out of Madrid, concentrating on issues related to banking across Europe.
Stephen’s recent consulting work includes: market entry strategy for a global financial services vendor, market opportunity assessment for large tier 1, and digital transformation strategic assessment for large tier 1 bank.
Stephen has been a frequent speaker at large conferences such as CARTES Paris, American Banker’s Retail Banking Conference, and Cumbre Financiera Panama, as well as at industry roundtables and vendor events. He has been quoted in publications such as Forbes, The San Francisco Chronicle, American Banker, Banking Exchange, and others.
Stephen earned his degree from the University of California Los Angeles. He speaks English and Spanish.
28 September 2021The growth in demand for digital has created a long tail of applications which traditional IT struggles to build or maintain. The backlog is gro…
28 September 2021The demand for applications is growing faster than the supply of developers to deliver them. A new era of low/no-code development is emerging no…
22 September 2021
18 August 2021The market for IT services continues to grow as providers rebound in the wake of the pandemic. On one end, commoditization of technology infrast…
12 October 2020
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29 September 2020 10:00 - 11:00 EDT (15:00 BST, 16:00 CEST)
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16 July 2020 10:00 - 11:00 EDT (15:00 BST, 16:00 CEST)
United StatesBANK IT SPENDING DURING COVID-19: A SEISMIC SHIFT The initial shock and aftershocks of the pandemic will force financial institutions to rethink…
4 March 2020
United StatesMeet up with Arin Ray, Stephen Greer, and Patricia Hines at Finastra Universe New York. Now in its fifth year, the Finastra Universe conference…
27 September 2021
“They're taking very concerted steps to compete and become a more digital institution,” said Stephen Greer, senior analyst at Celent. “They're i…
27 September 2021
“Financial institutions have long viewed legacy core technology as a hindrance to innovation,” said Stephen Greer, senior analyst at Celent, com…
11 August 2021
"Digital transformation has a massive umbrella, and I know a lot of people don't even like using the term because it can mean so many things to…
2 August 2021
Stephen Greer, a senior analyst at Celent, suggests MoneyLion, like many neobanks, is on a path to diversify its revenue sources beyond intercha…