Nick Holland is a principal analyst leading Yankee Group's Mobile Money research. His research examines the development of technologies enabling mobile transactions in both the digital and physical domains.
Before joining Yankee Group, Holland was a senior analyst at Aite Group, specializing in card security and fraud, mobile banking, and payments and alternative payments. Prior to Aite Group, Holland was a senior analyst with Pyramid Research, specializing in next-generation mobile content technologies and their business applications. Before that, he was the Director of Emerging Technologies Research at Mercator Advisory Group, focusing on emerging payment technologies and security.
Holland has spoken at and has chaired a variety of conferences and events, including RSA Conference 2009, the IFSA Annual Global Payments Symposium, CardTech SecurTech, Card Forum and 3GSM. He has been quoted in publications including The Wall Street Journal, Associated Press, BusinessWeek, the Boston Globe, the Chicago Tribune, the Los Angeles Times and American Banker, among others. He holds an M.Sc Degree with Distinction in Information Systems Management from the University of Stirling, Scotland, and a B.A. (Honours) degree in Art and Design History from De Montfort University in England.