Founder & CEO, Paris FinTech Forum
Laurent is a French entrepreneur, recognised for its digital/mobile payments-banking & FinTech expertise, with a focus on strategy, business development, & innovation. He founded in 2015 the Paris FinTech Forum which is now the main and most exclusive international event on digital finance and FinTech in Europe. Fifth edition will be held January 2020 28th & 29th in the former French stock market exchange, and will gather 2600+ attendees from 70+ countries to listen to 250+ CEOs on stage from banks, insurances, VCs, telcos and countless FinTechs (www.parisfintechforum.com).
As the Founder and CEO of Altéir Consulting, created just after he helped launch Zebank, first online bank in Europe in 1999, he had the opportunity to work across the complete value chain helping telcos, banks, insurers, new incumbents and startups to define new strategies & products, to launch new businesses and to manage major international projects in the telco, payment & digital finance sector. Since 2011 he chairs the Payment & FinTech club of the French Digital economy association (ACSEL), biggest club in France for the sector which gathers 300 experts each quarter for international exchanges. He is also the President of ACSEL since 2018. Laurent is also part of many payment & FinTech institutional bodies and a regular speaker in key international events.