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LEADERSHIP

Head of Banking & Payments Insights & Advisory
Areas of Expertise: 
Cash Management
Core Systems
Corporate Mobile Banking
Corporate Portals
Customer Onboarding
Digital Transformation
Global Cash Management
Integrated Receivables
RDC/Mobile Capture
Small-Business Banking
Christine Barry serves as the Head of Banking & Payments Insights & Advisory, focusing on the strategies and technology implementations of global banks of all sizes. Her recent research has addressed global cash management trends and technologies, capturing the valuable small...  MORE
Chief Research Officer and Chief Information Officer
Areas of Expertise: 
Blockchain/DLT
Cloud
Digital Transformation
Internet of Things
Gwenn Bézard is the Chief Research Officer (CRO) and Chief Information Officer (CIO) at Aite-Novarica Group. He is responsible for maintaining consistent processes, standards, and training across Insights & Advisory practices and overseeing the firm's internal IT. Gwenn has over 20...  MORE
Co-Head of Sales & Account Management
Gerald Clemente is Co-Head of Sales & Account Management at Aite-Novarica Group. Previously, he was a co-founder of Aite Group. Gerald spearheads the firm’s business strategy efforts and advises clients, prospects, and partners on how they can meet their strategic goals. He has more...  MORE
Head of Property and Casualty Insurance
Areas of Expertise: 
Core Systems
Data Strategy and Business Intelligence
Digital Strategy
IT Strategy and Architecture
Property/Casualty
Martina Conlon is Head of Property and Casualty Insurance at Aite-Novarica Group. She has expertise in IT strategy, best practices, organizational approaches, and technology architecture, and is the primary researcher and author of market-leading reports on agent portals, core systems,...  MORE
Head of Risk Insights & Advisory
Areas of Expertise: 
Anti-Money Laundering
Authentication
Bank and Payments Fraud
Data and Analytics
Global Anti-Corruption
Know Your Customer (KYC)
Machine Learning and AI
Sanctions Screening
Julie Conroy serves as the Head of Risk Insights & Advisory and covers fraud, data security, anti-money laundering, and compliance issues. Julie brings to Aite-Novarica more than a decade of hands-on product management experience working with financial institutions, payments...  MORE
Head of Insurance Insights & Advisory
Areas of Expertise: 
Big Data
Blockchain/Cryptocurrency
Data and Analytics
Machine Learning and AI
Small Commercial and Workers' Compensation
Jeff Goldberg is Head of Insurance Insights & Advisory at Aite-Novarica Group. His expertise includes data analytics and big data, digital strategy, policy administration, reinsurance management, insuretech and innovation, SaaS and cloud computing, data governance, and software engineering best...  MORE
Chief People Officer
Jessica Hampton is Aite-Novarica Group’s Chief People Officer. She oversees talent management, recruiting, employee development, diversity and inclusion, compensation, and benefits. Jessica brings over 23 years of HR and events management experience to Aite-Novarica Group. Her area of...  MORE
Head of Research Councils and Advisor to the CEO
Matthew Josefowicz is Head of Research Councils and Advisor to the CEO at Aite-Novarica. Previously, he was the Founder of Novarica. He is a widely published and frequently cited expert on insurance and financial services technology, operations, and digital  strategy. For the past two...  MORE
Head of Products and Strategy
Areas of Expertise: 
Electronic Trading
Equities Market
Fixed Income
Foreign Exchange
Front-Office Trading Technology
Market Structure
Sang Lee serves as Head of Products and Strategy at Aite-Novarica Group. Previously, Sang was a Managing Partner and co-founder of Aite Group. Sang's expertise lies in the capital markets vertical, and he has advised many global financial institutions, software and hardware vendors, and...  MORE
Head of Life Insurance, Annuities, and Benefits
Areas of Expertise: 
Banking
Business and Operations Transformation
IT Strategy and Management
Life/Annuities/Benefits
Wealth Management
Rob McIsaac is Head of Life Insurance, Annuities, and Benefits at Aite-Novarica Group. He has expertise in IT strategy and management for the insurance and financial services industries with experience in technology and business strategy for life, annuities, wealth management, and banking...  MORE
Chief Executive Officer
Kurt Reisenberg is Aite-Novarica Group's CEO. He began his career as a research analyst in financial services and is excited to be serving this fast-paced and ever-changing sector again. Prior to joining Aite-Novarica Group, Kurt spent 23 years with Corporate Executive Board (CEB),...  MORE
Co-Head of Sales & Account Management
Frank Rizza is Co-Head of Sales & Account Management at Aite-Novarica. Previously, he was a co-founder of Aite Group. He co-manages the firm's business development efforts and advises prospects, clients, and partners on selecting the appropriate mixture of research...  MORE
General Counsel
Scott Sidell is the General Counsel at Aite-Novarica Group. He has experience in strategic initiatives at high-tech organizations ranging from startup and venture-backed private companies to mature, public enterprises. Prior to joining Aite-Novarica Group, he served in both legal and...  MORE
Chief Financial Officer
Fotios Vardaxis serves as Aite-Novarica's Chief Financial Officer, managing all areas of Aite-Novarica's finance area.   Prior to joining Aite-Novarica, Fotios was the Controller for Cor Financial, where he oversaw finance and human resources and managed the information technology area...  MORE
Head of Financial Services Executive Partner Service
Areas of Expertise: 
Banking
International IT Leadership and Transformation
IT Strategy and Architecture
Life/Annuities/Benefits
Property/Casualty
Wealth Management
Mitch Wein is Head of Financial Services Executive Partner Service at Aite-Novarica Group. He has expertise in international IT leadership and transformation as well as technology strategy for life, annuities, health, personal and commercial lines, wealth management, and banking. Prior to...  MORE

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