Jacob JegherPresident at Javelin Strategy & Research
Jacob 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. Jacob 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, Jacob leads Javelin’s overall strategy, marketing, and product development efforts.
Most recently, Jacob 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. Jacob also brings extensive expertise in the banking research and consulting field, having spent over 10 years as a Research Director at Celent.
Jacob has been widely quoted in the press, including in American Banker, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, The Globe and Mail, and Financial Post. He has given presentations at numerous industry and corporate conferences, including BAI Retail Delivery, NACHA Payments, and the Association for Financial Professionals.
Jacob is a judge and coach at the Innotribe Startup Challenge and a member of the BAI Retail Delivery Planning Committee. Jacob holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Management Information Systems and Finance from McGill University.