Ian Benton

Ian Benton

Senior Analyst, Digital Banking & Payments

Ian Benton focuses on the ever-evolving needs of business owners to develop strategies for digital banking and payments. Ian takes a data-driven approach to analyze market trends in various areas, including bank switching, alternative lending, merchant services, bank-fintech partnerships, and digital tools ranging from alerts and notifications to cash-flow management. Leading banks, credit unions, and financial technology providers have tapped Ian’s strategic insights through advisory services, custom reports, and webinar presentations.

Ian holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and English from the University of California, Davis, and a Master of Arts degree in International Policy from Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, California.

Latest Insights

April, 2022
Javelin Report
A Strategic Framework for Selecting a Small-Business Digital Banking Platform

Banks face some tough sledding in the decade ahead if they don’t overhaul their business digital banking strategy. Rising non-bank companies are encroaching on the territory of tra...

February, 2022
Javelin Report
Forecast 2025: Mobile Is the New Workhorse in Consumer Banking

Digital banking adoption—online and mobile—has returned to pre-pandemic levels and in some cases has even stagnated. However, here’s the bigger, permanent story: Mobile banking is ...

November, 2021
Javelin Report
Digital Strategies to Empower Small Businesses Against Fraud

In this report, a companion piece to Three Priorities for Countering Fraud Against Small Businesses, Javelin outlines why small businesses are uniquely susceptible to fraudulent ac...


May 10, 2021 | 08:00 AM to 08:45 AM (PST)
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