Laurent is a French entrepreneur, recognized for its digital/mobile payments-banking & Fintech expertise, with a focus on strategy, business development, & innovation.
As the Founder and CEO of Altéir Consulting, created just after he helped launch Zebank, first online bank in Europe in 1999, he worked across the complete value chain helping telcos, banks, insurers & new incumbents to define/launch new strategies & products. Since 2011 he chairs the Payment & Fintech club of the French Digital economy association (ACSEL), biggest club in France for the sector. He is also ACSEL chairman since 2019.
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 has been held January 2020 28th & 29th in the former French stock market exchange, and gathered 2900+ attendees from 75+ countries to listen to 300+ CEOs on stage from banks, insurances, VCs, and countless Fintechs. To face the pandemic he successfully pivoted the company to an hybrid community model with a mix of top level online content and exclusive networking in person events. (www.parisfintechforum.com)