Elisa Tavilla is a Payment Strategies industry specialist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. Prior to joining the Boston Fed, Tavilla held analyst roles with eMarketer, Mercator Advisory Group, and U.S. Department of Treasury’s Office of International Affairs. Earlier, she was a Fulbright Teaching Scholar in Lyon, France.
Tavilla leads studies on mobile and digital financial services. She has written extensively on mobile payment industry trends and opportunities, including reports on transit mobile ticketing, mobile wallets and m-commerce, and financial services for the underserved. Tavilla manages the Federal Reserve Mobile Banking and Payments survey. She is an editorial board member for “Communities and Banking,” a Boston Fed publication.
Tavilla holds a B.A. in Political Science and Foreign Language Studies from Adelphi University and a M.A. in International Relations and Economics from The Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).
M.A. in International Relations and Economics, The Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies.
B.A. in Political Science and Foreign Language Studies, Adelphi University