Nick Holland is a well-known and respected thought leader in fintech. He has spent more than 13 years focusing on the intersection of mobile, retail payments and security, working at many of the most renowned research houses in the industry. His prior roles include head of payments and mobile at Javelin Strategy, where he conducted in-depth research on EMV, mobile proximity payments, digital wallets, tokenization and biometrics and provided consulting to financial institutions, mobile operators, processors, card networks and vendors; and mobile payments research at Yankee Group and Aite Group.
Sometimes an idea is ahead of its time. Many of the most ambitious products in fintech were dismissed as absurd or overambitious at the time — only to feel perfectly normal years later as culture and consumer habits evolved.