Senior Analyst of Payments Javelin Strategy & Research
Nick Holland is Senior Analyst, leading Javelin’s Payment practice area and working with clients to gain strategic insights into payment trends. Nick has spent the last decade focusing on the intersection of payments, mobile, retail and security, working at Mercator Advisory Group, Pyramid Research, Aite Group and most recently with Yankee Group heading their Mobile Money Strategies practice.
He has spoken and chaired a variety of conferences and events, including GSMA Mobile World Congress, Rutberg Wireless Innovators, Money2020, SXSW and 4GWorld and has appeared in publications and shows including The Wall Street Journal, CNN Money, NPR's "Marketplace", Forbes, Fortune, Business Week, Time Magazine, The Economist and the Financial Times.
Nick holds an MSc. degree with Distinction in Information Systems Management from the University of Stirling, Scotland (Master’s Thesis in 2001 was on Bluetooth as a payment technology), and a B.A. Honors degree in Art and Design History from De Montfort University in England.