Javelin Hires Digital Lending Practice Leader

Javelin Hires Digital Lending Practice Leader

October 13, 2022

Javelin Strategy & Research, a US-based quantitative financial services specialist, has appointed Babs Ryan as Principal Analyst for its digital lending practice.

Acquired by Escalent in 2020, Javelin provides in-depth analysis of the financial services market and technology trends, for clients including financial institutions, government agencies, payments companies, merchants, fintechs and technology providers. Ryan (pictured) joins with over twenty years of experience in the global digital lending industry. Most recently, she held P&L, innovation and marketing roles at GE Capital Card Services (now Synchrony), ThoughtWorks, Sparks Worldwide, Kawasaki and Citibank UK, before which she was an analyst and consultant at Forrester and PwC.

In his new role, Ryan will provide clients with insights, advice and thought leadership on a range of topics including consumer loan products, digital account opening and alternative credit scoring. It has already published a new report: “Global Greats: Translating Digital Lending Innovations for the US”, which covers global lending trends, along with the data and consumer insights behind them, and explains how these can be translated and adapted to the American market. .

The company’s chairman, Jacob Jegher, comments on the appointment: “Babs brings diverse global experience and a wealth of expertise in lending and digital banking. Collapsing mortgage originations, shifting digital priorities, rising consumer indebtedness, and maneuvering between banks, fintechs, and specialty lenders are top of mind for customers.

Website: www.javelinstrategy.com.

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