Associate Vice President, IDC Financial Insights
Michael Araneta is Associate Vice-President for IDC Financial Insights. Mr. Araneta leads the research and consulting work for Asia/Pacific Financial Services, covering the broad range of strategic and tactical issues that Asia/Pacific institutions face as they complete their Digital Transformation programs. Mr. Araneta is the go-to analyst for advice on the technology investments that need to be made for product innovation, Big Data, customer analytics, core banking systems, risk management, and customer channel effectiveness. His research agenda has also focused on the rise of fintech opportunities in the Asia/Pacific region.
Michael has more than 15 years of experience in business research, focusing on financial services and business innovation. His consulting work for IDC has allowed him to work closely with leading banks and regulators in the region for their technology and innovation strategies. Mr. Araneta is concurrently head of IDC's business and operations in Thailand. In this role, Araneta is instrumental in strengthening IDC Thailand's and IDC ASEAN's research and sales divisions.
Follow Michael on Twitter @mcaraneta.