Peter Wannemacher

Senior Analyst serving eBusiness & Channel Strategy PROFESSIONALS

Peter serves eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals, specializing in digital strategy for retail banks. He works with executives at banking providers and their partners to challenge thinking, lead change, and help them win, engage, and retain customers. Peter's strategy models and frameworks help banks prepare for digital disruption and the future of financial services. He leads Forrester's ongoing digital banking benchmark research, a series of assessments covering companies' online banking, tablet banking, mobile banking, and digital sales efforts. This includes a recent global mobile banking benchmark that reviewed 41 banks across 13 countries and four continents.

Peter's research reports include "Mobile Channel Strategy: An Overview," "What Banks Can Learn From Retailers' Websites," "Predictions 2015: Digital Banking Teams Finally Get Serious About Innovation," and "The Mobile Banking Imperative." In addition to speaking at Forrester Forums and events, Peter is routinely sought after for comment by such publications as The New York Times and NPR.

Previous Work Experience

Prior to becoming an analyst, Peter was a data researcher at Forrester. In that role, he designed surveys and other research, analyzed consumer data, and developed data models. Peter led the development of Forrester's mobile financial services ROI model and was a key contributor to Forrester's ongoing customer advocacy work.


Peter holds dual M.S. degrees in advertising and applied statistics research from Boston University, as well as a B.A. from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut.

2 results in Reports

  • Peter Wannemacher
  • Packaged Solutions
  • Consumer Technographics
  • Banking
  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:What Makes Credit Union Customers Different?

    Greater Loyalty, More Trust, And Higher Interest In Product Purchase

    US credit unions currently serve more than 90 million members and control 18% of the US checking account market. Credit union customers tend to own more financial products and are more likely to...

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  • For eBusiness & Channel Strategy Professionals

    Report:The Recession's Impact On US Consumers' Financial Behavior

    The Crisis Affects Consumers' Likelihood To Switch Banks And Use Credit

    More than half of all US online adults say their personal financial situation has gotten worse in the past 12 months. Just one-third of these consumers think their circumstances will improve in 2009....

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