Meet Jim Eckenrode
Executive Director, Deloitte Center for Financial Services
Jim Eckenrode is the Executive Director of the Deloitte Center for Financial Services (DCFS), where he is responsible for defining and guiding the marketplace positioning and development of the Center’s eminence and key activities.
The DCFS, which supports the firm’s U.S. Financial Services practice, provides insight and research to help guide senior-level decision makers within banks, capital markets firms, mutual fund companies, private equity firms, hedge funds, insurance carriers and real estate organizations.
Prior to joining Deloitte, Jim served as the Banking Research Executive at The Tower Group. He joined Tower Group in 1998 and held other senior roles during his tenure. His thought leadership background includes publishing on topics such as Web services / service oriented architecture, customer experience, the future of banking, top-trend initiatives, financial regulation, and overall trends and directions in financial services.
Jim’s eminence activities include being a keynote speaker at major industry and client conferences, including BAI’s Retail Delivery. He’s also been quoted in major print and broadcast media, such as The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, American Banker, The Banker, CNBC, CNN, Bloomberg, and National Public Radio.
Jim lives in Newton, MA, and is based in our New York office.