Talie Baker

Talie Baker

Senior Analyst

Areas of Expertise: Bill Payment and Bill Presentment (EBPP), Business-to-Consumer Disbursements, Cross-Border Payments/Remittances, Person-to-Person (P2P) Payments

Talie Baker is a senior analyst with Aite Group’s Retail Banking & Payments practice, focusing on the customer experience and digital payments technologies including person-to-person payments, business-to-consumer disbursements, cross-border payments, and the merchant payments ecosystem.

Ms. Baker brings to Aite Group more than 15 years of experience focused primarily on the financial services industry. Prior to joining Aite Group, Ms. Baker was a management consultant with Capco and BearingPoint, where she successfully led multiyear consulting engagements, helping financial institutions transform their finance and compliance challenges to provide actionable and timely business insights across the organization and to mitigate risk. Ms. Baker was responsible for working with senior-level executives to define the vision, strategy, and implementation approach for mission-critical initiatives. She has facilitated communications at all levels of the organization, successfully led cross-functional teams of more than 100 people, and completed several multimillion-dollar initiatives. Her extensive background with a diverse set of financial institutions provides her with a strong foundation to deliver thought leadership across leading trends within financial services.

Ms. Baker has been a guest speaker at various industry conferences and has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Boston Globe, and Forbes, among other publications, on the digital payments ecosystem.

Ms. Baker holds a bachelor’s degree in International Business and Human Resources from the University of Colorado at Denver and a graduate certificate in Computer Information Systems from the University of Denver.


Thursday, May 21, 2020 | 1 p.m. ET
Register today and join Aite Group senior analyst Talie Baker and BlytzPay CEO and founder Robyn Burkinshaw as they discuss the transformation of bill pay in a post-COVID-19 world and how text messaging might become the new transaction normal.
Tuesday, May 12, 2020 | 1 p.m. ET
On the heels of the recovery from COVID-19, real-time payments in the U.S. will become more of a priority than ever for financial institutions of all sizes. Real-time payments have a number of implications across the entire payments ecosystem, and crisis or not, they can improve millions of lives...

Analyst Views

October 16, 2019
Money20/20 USA is a couple of weeks away, and the scars on my feet from last year’s event still have not fully healed. Money20/20 is the largest event for financial services, and it presents an amazing opportunity to find out what is happening in our industry as well as connect with colleagues from across the globe. This year, I’m excited to be hosting a panel with representatives from Western...
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May 14, 2019
I love Zelle! In fact, I was one of Zelle’s earliest adopters in the days when it was clearXchange. In my opinion, being able to send payments to another person from my bank account using my mobile phone is the best invention since sliced bread and online banking (which eliminated the need to ever balance a checkbook again). Every time I need to pay someone, I try to use Zelle. And I really am a...
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