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Analyst All Stars: Top Takes on Fintech’s Hottest Trends

Sometimes the best way to determine the latest trends is to ask the experts.

So that’s exactly what we’ll be doing at FinovateFall next month when three of fintech’s most renowned analysts take the stage to offer their take on what they see as today’s hottest trend in fintech.

Join us for the Analyst All Star session at FinovateFall next month; September 23 through 25 in New York (you won’t want to miss out; register today). Each analyst will have seven minutes on stage to describe their thoughts on what’s driving fintech innovation today. Here’s who you can expect to see on stage:

Alyson Clarke @alysonmclarke

Clarke is a principal analyst at Forrester. With more than 19 years of financial services industry experience, she is a highly skilled expert with extensive industry experience in both wealth management and banking. Clarke has global expertise, having previously worked at Forrester in the financial services vertical in Forrester’s Sydney, London, and San Francisco offices. She is now based in New York and specializes in digital and non-digital channel strategy and innovation. In particular, Clarke focuses on the sales, service, and customer experience of financial services and advice across online channels, smartphones, tablets, and branches.

Jacob Jegher @jjegher

Jegher is an experienced fintech executive and digital banking thought leader. He advises clients on emerging technologies and business strategies related to retail, small business, and corporate digital banking. Jegher provides strategic consulting to financial institutions and solution providers on issues ranging from digital strategy to vendor selection. In addition to his client-facing responsibilities, Jegher leads Javelin’s overall strategy, marketing, and product development efforts.

Most recently, Jegher was Vice President of Global Solution Marketing and Head of Analyst Relations at FIS, where he was responsible for marketing strategy efforts across all business units and solutions. Jegher also brings extensive expertise in the banking research and consulting field, having spent over 10 years as a Research Director at Celent.

Alissa Knight @alissaknight

Knight is a senior analyst with Aite Group where she is focused on researching cybersecurity issues impacting the financial services, healthcare, and fintech industries by assessing sector trends, creating segment taxonomies, looking at market sizing, preparing forecasts, and developing industry models. She provides market research, competitive intelligence, and consulting services in the cybersecurity market through unbiased, objective and accurate research and content development. Out of her research, Knight produces reports and white papers, as well as provides advisory services and often keynotes at cybersecurity conferences, seminars, and roundtables.

Knight also sits as the Chairperson on the Board of Directors for Brier & Thorn and was previously CEO of Applied Watch and Netstream.