About Jaroslaw Knapik
Jaroslaw Knapik is a Senior Analyst within Ovum’s Financial Services Technology team. Jaroslaw specialises in the technologies used within retail and universal banks, as well as within wealth management institutions, with a particular focus on middle-office technologies, outsourcing trends and IT spending, market sizing, and investment trends across the Americas, EMEA and Asia-Pacific. During his time at Ovum Jaroslaw has authored numerous research and analysis studies on banking technology areas such as risk management, anti-financial crime, customer intelligence, financial planning, portfolio management and core systems on a global basis. He has also published reports on banking technology market developments in the US, and emerging markets in Eastern Europe and Asia-Pacific. Jaroslaw has worked closely with a number of leading US and European financial institutions on IT benchmarking and investment strategies. He has also used his expertise to produce bespoke market intelligence studies, create market sizing and forecasting models, and deliver keynote conference speeches. Jaroslaw has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Bloomberg, American Banker, CIO Magazine, IT World, Bank Systems & Technology, Finextra and many others. Prior to joining Ovum/Datamonitor, Jaroslaw worked as research and business development manger at JR Electronics, Winspec Manufacturing and MA Laboratories. He was in charge of conducting research and business development in Central Europe and North America, introducing US-based companies to the European semiconductor markets and developing distribution channels for software and hardware products and services. Jaroslaw Knapik holds an MSc in International Business from the Krakow University of Economics, enhanced with AIESEC experience. Additionally, Jaroslaw has studied computer technology at the State University of New York.