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.
6 July 2021The move to the cloud continues unabated, slowly growing to include a wider range of applications like core, payments, and lending. These applic…
11 June 2021A profound shift has taken place in financial services, where the winners and losers of digital banking will be decided by how they leverage a w…
2 June 2021
Accelerate! Innovation in Banking Recorded March 10th, 2021 This year’s Celent Model Bank winners demonstrate powerful examples of accelerating…
18 April 2021Embedded finance is a burgeoning space with the potential to dramatically reshape the way customers engage with financial services. And yet, dif…
12 October 2020
United StatesCloud Migration in Banking: Getting it Right! The path to cloud has many routes, with some starting slowly, while others enact sweeping cloud m…
29 September 2020 10:00 - 11:00 EDT (15:00 BST, 16:00 CEST)
United StatesCloud in 2020 continues to evolve at breakneck speed while making a steady and significant impact on financial services. Institutions are increa…
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…
19 July 2021
The bank’s use of the cloud could help attract more technology talent, said Stephen Greer, senior analyst at Celent, the research and advisory d…
7 July 2021
A lot of what we had seen previously toward customer acquisition — especially younger consumers — was based on where their parents bank,” Stephe…
1 June 2021
“Eventually they're going to want to do a migration from that partner bank to the acquired bank,” said Stephen Greer, senior analyst at Celent.…
22 January 2021
Stephen Greer, senior analyst at Celent, a research and advisory firm in Boston, said it will be easier for BankMobile to raise capital as a pub…