Daniel Mayo is the practice leader for Ovum’s global financial services technology team, covering the retail and corporate banking sectors and financial markets industries. He specializes in core systems, payments and compliance, and IT spending/ investment trends across North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific and has experience working in both the European and North American theatres. Daniel has authored and/or managed research and analysis studies across the retail, private and corporate banking, and financial market technology sectors, and has worked closely with leading US and European financial institutions around IT benchmarking, investment strategies, and IT governance. He has extensive research experience with and knowledge of financial institutions and the supporting vendor community across Europe and the US. He is frequently quoted in both US and European press. Daniel holds an MA and BA in Economics from Cambridge University.