Providing a voice to the market, an assessment future trends and company rankings identified by the industry

Welcome to Fintech Leaders

In its third year, Fintech Leaders is fast acknowledged as the most comprehensive business intelligence study on the status of the fintech industry. Fintech Leaders is the only research program of its kind, relying on responses and votes from industry end-users to establish the market leaders, trends, priorities, challenges and investment opportunities within the fintech ecosystem. In addition, Fintech Leaders includes a guide on the supply side a list of the key solution providers, including a ranking of 30 different categories and overall fintech solution vendor ranking system. Secure your copy of the 2021 report by entering your contact information on the form on the page.

FINTECH LEADERS 2021
We have concluded the research for 2021 and will have the report ready shortly! Key topics covered in the business report include:

  • Who the top 50 service providers are in the Fintech space and how that has changed since last year.
  • How the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the growth of the fintech space overall.
  • What the most important investment areas are from the RegTech sector for 2021 from Cyber Security to AML, operational and Artificial Intelligence.
  • What the most important benefits of Fintech are overall from an industry perspective.
  • What the most important obstacles are to the successful adoption of Fintech.
  • How established banks are adopting fintech and what the priority areas are.
  • The investment areas within the fintech space for 2021 and predictions on how those trends will develop over the next five years.
  • What the opinion is from an industry perspective as to the general status of the fintech space as a whole.

Find out who came first in 30+ categories in the fintech space including: Accounting & Treasury Management | Advanced Analytics | Anti-Fraud | Anti-Money Laundering | Artificial Intelligence (AI) | Balance Sheet Risk | Blockchain / DLT |Business Process Management (BPM) | Business Lending | Capital Markets & Trading | Cloud Solution Provider | Compliance Reporting (for legal, notices, disclosure etc.) | Conduct Risk | Consumer Lending | Core Banking/Back-End Systems | Credit Risk | Cyber Security | Data Management & Governance | Financial Data | Financial Institution (most innovative, forward looking & progressive) | Infrastructure | Insurance | KYC | Market Risk | Model Risk | Money Transfer & Wallets | Operational Risk | Payments Services | Personal Finance | Professional Services (Consulting) | Regulatory Reporting (for adhering to a regulator’s requirements) | Stress Testing | Third Party Risk.

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We are moving toward a customer-centric, fast-changing and volatile economy. I therefore expect customer experience, and responsiveness to change, to gain more importance within the fintech space in the coming year.

Mariana Gomez de la Villa, CeFPro Fintech Advisory Board Member and Program Director Distributed Ledger Technology, ING

We are moving toward a customer-centric, fast-changing and volatile economy. I therefore expect customer experience, and responsiveness to change, to gain more importance within the fintech space in the coming year.

Mariana Gomez de la Villa, CeFPro Fintech Advisory Board Member and Program Director Distributed Ledger Technology, ING

We are moving toward a customer-centric, fast-changing and volatile economy. I therefore expect customer experience, and responsiveness to change, to gain more importance within the fintech space in the coming year.

Mariana Gomez de la Villa, CeFPro Fintech Advisory Board Member and Program Director Distributed Ledger Technology, ING

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FINTECH LEADERS 2020
The Fintech Leaders 2020 report devolved from the initial report to become the most established and most far-reaching and rigorous program for ranking the leaders in the fintech industry. CeFPro’s research and analysis team took the pulse of the sector by surveying 1,276 finance, technology, operations, risk, legal and compliance professionals. Centered around end-users’ expenditure priorities, the report allows those within the industry to benchmark their standing against their peers.

As well as gauging the state of the overall fintech ecosystem, the report also provided valuable analysis on key trends that are shaping the industry. Rankings have been made across 30 individual categories, with CeFPro’s Fintech Advisory Board providing unrivalled insight, analyzing individual sectors and delivering a balanced overview of leading issues.

Find out the winners in each of 30 categories and the Top 50 FinTech Leaders 2020 by downloading the report now! Companies included in Top 50 FinTech Company ranking: IBM | SAS | Oracle | Bloomberg | Moody’s Analytics | FIS | Revolut | Stripe | Amazon | Finastra

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FINTECH LEADERS 2019
The 2019 Fintech Leaders survey and report established a new paradigm; expanding on the interrelationship of technology companies, financial services firms and solution providers. The traditional lines are blurring, with significant opportunities – and challenges – as well as increased risk. The 2019 Fintech Leaders report provided some clarity to the uncertainly and confusion in the industry, establishing new definitions and segmentation of the industry. Find out the winners in each of the 21 diverse categories and the Top 50 Fintech Leaders 2019 by downloading the report now! Companies included in Top 50 FinTech Company ranking: Coinbase | Deloitte | Finastra | HSBC | Goldman Sachs | Kabbage | Monzo | Oracle | Revolut | SAP | Thompson Reuters

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Meet our Fintech Advisory Board

An essential component of our research methodology is to regularly engage with independent fintech experts and thought-leaders “The FinTech Advisory Board”. This is a team of carefully selected independent subject matter experts with expertise in one or more of the various fintech sub-categories (e.g. Regtech, Analytics, AI, Blockchain, Payments, Core Banking).

Tibor Bartels

Cabinet Member
Tibor Bartels
Head of Transaction Services Americas
ING

Albert Chin

Cabinet Member
Albert Chin
Head of Model Risk Management
Signature Bank

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Cabinet Member
Brandon James Davies
Non Executive Board Director
Lintel Financial Services Limited & Obillex Limited,

Alessia Falsarone

Cabinet Member
Alessia Falsarone
Managing Director, Portfolio Strategy and Risk DMFI
PineBridge Investments

Shannon Kelly

Cabinet Member
Shannon Kelly
SVP, Head of Model Risk Management
Zions Bancorp

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Cabinet Member
Sabeena Ahmed Liconte
Deputy Chief Operating Officer & Chief Legal Officer
BOC International USA Holdings Inc.,
a member of the Bank of China Group

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Cabinet Member
Stevan Maglic
SVP, Head of Quantitative Risk Analytics
Regions Bank

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Cabinet Member
Frank Morisano

Chief Risk Officer
Industrial and Commercial Bank of China

Joe Posavec

Cabinet Member
Joe Posavec
Managing Director, Special Opportunities Group, Valuation & Advisory
Cushman & Wakefield

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Cabinet Member
Manan Rawal
Head of Americas Model Risk Management
MUFG

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Cabinet Member
Craig Spielmann
CEO & Founder
RiskTao

Stan Yakoff

Cabinet Member
Stan Yakoff
Head of Americas Supervision
Citadel Securities

Michael Berns

Michael Berns
Director
PwC

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Bradley Boercker
Business Intelligence
Harley Davidson Financial Services

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Assad Bouayoun
XVA and Credit Derivative Quant
Daiwa Capital Markets

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Lindsey Burik
Head of Technology and Infrastructure
Fort Street Asset Management

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Enrico Cacciatore
Senior Quantitative Trader, Head of Market Structure & Trading Analytics
Voya Investment Management

Stefano Canossa

Stefano Canossa
Global Head of Operational Risk and Head of Risk Luxembourg
GAM

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Branan Cooper
Chief Risk Officer
Venminder

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Pauline Cowan
Innovation Consultant
RBS

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Hakan Danis
Macroeconomic Scenarios and OpRisk Stress Testing Models, Director
MUFG Union Bank

Dipanjan Das

Dipanjan Das
Sr. Director, GM of Student Credit Cards
Capital One Financial Services

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Roberto De Freitas
Managing Partner
Defactim BV

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Chris Ekonomidis
Director, Transformation
BNY Mellon

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Sunil Gangwani
Director Capital Budgeting
AVANGRID

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Mariana Gomez de la Villa
Program Director Distributed Ledger Technology
ING

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Jason Hill
Partner
PA Consulting Group

Donna Howe

Donna Howe
Founder & CEO
Windbeam Risk Analytics

Rinse Jacobs

Rinse Jacobs
Head Of International Sales
SolarisBank AG

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Saqib Jamshed
Senior Vice President – Head of Model Risk Governance
Options Clearing Corporation

Angela Johnson

Angela Johnson
Head of Risk for IT Change and New Technologies
Llyods Banking Group

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Noah Kessler
Director
Protiviti

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Ido Lustig
Chief Risk Officer
BlueVine

Stephane Malrait

Stephane Malrait
Head of Market Structure and Innovation, Financial Markets
ING

Bradley Mirkin

Bradley Mirkin
Managing Director
Berkeley Research Group

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Michael Middleton
Head of Content Strategy
Markov Processes International

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Melissa Murphy
Senior Manager of U.S. Regulatory Technology
Scotiabank

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Ameer Naraynen
Head of Systems Development
Bordier & Cie UK PLC

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Xiaoling (Sean) Yu
Director of Model Validation
KeyBank

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Alfio Puglisi
Researcher
King’s College London

Allan Reid

Allan Reid
Head of AML, Sanctions & CTF Operations/Nominated Officer (& Deputy MLRO)
Tesco Bank

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Gabriele Sabato
CEO and Co-Founder
Wiserfunding

Gurraj Sangha

Gurraj Singh Sangha
Global Head of Data Science , Risk, and Market Intelligence
State Street Versus

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Prateek Shrivastava
Associate Director – Technology Risk & Controls
Westpac Institutional Bank

Martina Koehler

Martina Koehler
Innovation Lab Engagement Lead
Deutsche Bank AG

Joshua Kotok

Joshua Kotok
Chief Risk & Compliance Officer
First Savings

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Armel Romeo Kouassi
Senior Vice President
Northern Trust

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Marcela Londoño
Vice President – Anti-Financial Crime | Business Line AFC – Client Intelligence Unit
Deutsche Bank

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Peter Smith
Director
Seneca Investment Management

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Vivek Tyagi
Chief risk officer – institutional / Transaction Banking
Goldman Sachs

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Venkat Vedam
Director, Data Engineering
John Hancock Investments

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Venkat Veeramani
SVP Risk Strategy & Analytics
Wintrust Financial Corporation

Fintech Leaders Methodology

CeFPro has devised a painstaking methodology that reflects the views and opinions of the industry; ‘the voice of the industry’. The rankings in the report reflect the views, opinions, and experiences of industry professionals, specifically the end- users of solutions and services. In addition, CeFPro undertakes extensive research, gathering the insight and opinions of the 60+ Fintech Leaders Advisory Board members, whose votes and opinions are both incorporated within the overall ecosystem, and used as a benchmark and validation process.

FINTECH LEADERS METHODOLOGY
CeFPro’s goal with Fintech Leaders provides insight and support for organizations as the revolution of financial technology in the financial services increases and gathers pace. Supported by more than 60 industry professionals from various sectors, positions and backgrounds, the Fintech Leaders Advisory Board provides guidance, support, industry insight and knowledge to Fintech Leaders. The objective is to provide a comprehensive report examining the opportunities, investment priorities, key obstacles, main benefits of the fintech industry. Findings are based predominantly on the views of the extensive international survey and the Fintech Leaders Advisory Board, with CeFPro’s analysts and senior management signing-off on the final report.

The final Fintech Leaders report can therefore be viewed as ‘the voice of the industry’, assisting all relevant parties with a comprehensive understanding and insight in the financial risk, technology advances, governance and regulatory compliance and other aspects of the fintech industry. Moreover, Fintech Leaders will assist all readers interested in the advances in fintech to make informed decisions on technology and business-related matters, with in-depth analysis and insight all fintech solutions, and providers.

CeFPro is solely focussed on financial risk, regulation and technology, drawing on a decade of experience and expertise in the industry, providing a clear distinction from generic market research companies focussing on multiple industries. Now in the third year, Fintech Leaders is increasingly recognized as the go-to resource, with unparalleled research, and knowledge through the Advisory Board, CeFPro’s analysts and other industry professionals.

Join our global fintech community here or via the form below, and receive complimentary up-dates, eNewsletters, webinars and registration to our forthcoming Virtual Fintech Leaders Summit and more!

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Overall Fintech Leaders ecosystem

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Analysis on key trends

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30 individual category rankings

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Future opportunities

Keep up to date with our Fintech Leaders online community on our exculsive Fintech Leaders LinkedIn group here.

We are moving toward a customer-centric, fast-changing and volatile economy. I therefore expect customer experience, and responsiveness to change, to gain more importance within the fintech space in the coming year.

Mariana Gomez de la Villa, CeFPro Fintech Advisory Board Member and Program Director Distributed Ledger Technology, ING

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Non-Financial Risk Leaders

Providing clarity on upcoming trends and opportunities within non-financial risk, and an assessment of the current software available to manage those risks

GLOBAL NON-FINANCIAL RISK LEADERS RESEARCH

Non-Financial Risk Leaders provides clarity on upcoming trends and opportunities within non-financial risk, and an assessment of the current software available to manage those risks. With more traditional credit and market risks better understood and controlled across the financial industry, attention is shifting towards understanding and management of Non-Financial Risks (NFR). The remit and definition of NFR continues to evolve and increase in focus and importance across the industry with areas spanning from model risk to operational risk and its subsets.

With NFR building momentum across the industry, this report looks to provide insights on the top non-financial risks prominent across the industry and to assess the future of these risks, future trends and challenges and also provide peer led vendor and in-house software rankings!

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KEY THEMES TO BE ADDRESSED FOR 2021 INCLUDE:

  • Trends
  • Opportunities
  • Challenges
  • Ranking of solution providers

Reserve your copy of the 2021 report here, or by completing the form on this page.

Join the NFR Leaders LinkedIn group here to keep up to date with the latest developments with our online community.

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NON-FINANCIAL RISK LEADERS 2020

Download your copy of the Non-Financial Risk Leaders 2020 report here which looks to provide insights on the top non-financial risks prominent across the industry and to assess the future of these risks, future trends and challenges and also provide peer led vendor and in-house software rankings!

NON-FINANCIAL RISK LEADERS ADVISORY BOARD 

An essential component of our research methodology is to regularly engage with operational risk experts and thought-leaders within our “The Operational & Emerging Risk Advisory Board”. This is a team of carefully selected independent subject matter experts with expertise in one or more of the various operational risk sub-categories (e.g. Fraud, cyber risk, conduct risk).

Sucharita Banerjeelodha

Sucharita Banerjee Lodha
Head of Operational Risk, Governance and Controls, ERM, International markets and Service Centres
AIG

Dominique Benz

Dominique Benz
MD, Head of Business Controls
Mizuho Americas

Brandon Blanchard

Brandon Blanchard
VP, Operational Risk Manager
Commerce Bank

Jason Buchanan

Jason Buchanan
SVP US Director of Internal Control & Operational Risk
BBVA

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