Christopher Miller

Lead Analyst, Emerging Payments

Christopher helps Emerging Payments clients cut through the hype and the headlines surrounding new and emerging payments technologies.  With over a decade of experience distilling trends into priorities, Christopher’s research offers a key to prioritizing investments into “what’s next” for payments, helping financial institutions remain relevant as consumer preferences and technological capabilities continue to shift.

Christopher’s background includes times as a graduate student and college history professor focused on US Urban History in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. A fan of hiking, cycling and travel, Christopher spends his spare time working for Major League Baseball providing technical support for live game tracking activities. 

Christopher has a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Gonzaga University and a PhD in History from Marquette University.

Latest Insights

February, 2024
Javelin Report
Fintech Investment Trends: Waiting for the Next Wave

The widespread pullback from fintech investment in 2023 is gone as the payments space plunges deeper into 2024, but the priorities have shifted. New and emerging fintechs are focus...

January, 2024
Javelin Report
Generative AI Comes to Life: Notes from the Field

Generative AI has been around for over a year now and has dominated discussions about how the emerging technology stands to transform payments. This Javelin Strategy & Research rep...

December, 2023
Javelin Report
Defining (and Finding) the Opportunities in Metaverse Payments

The metaverse of today isn’t like the metaverse of old science fiction. In fact, it’s not one thing at all, but many virtual worlds, each with its own opportunities for players in ...

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