FinTech Evangelist & Partner at KPMG - Alexandre is a well-known character in the start-up and Fintech scene in Luxembourg. He is well-versed in both the finance and advisory worlds thanks to a wealth of experience gained as a consultant at firms including PwC and Accenture. He also brings further know-how from his experience as founder and CEO of a renowned, innovative start-up.
About this event
As a financial services specialist, Alexandre had been working as Experienced Manager for Accenture and as Director at PricewaterhouseCoopers, in charge of the Banking Industry. Alexandre was then part of major programs in the Banking sector those last years, mainly in Benelux and France, on several type of strategic projects (Integration Programs, CRM...).
In 2011, Alexandre founded FLASHiZ, a disruptive and award-winning mobile payment solution, and is since then the CEO of the company. In less than three years, FLASHiZ was granted one of the first European eMoney license, succesfully launched the solution on its test market (Luxembourg) and started the deployment in 7 countries in Europe but also in North America and Asia. With 50 people and 18 M$ raised, FLASHiZ was also awarded several times (including the Silicon Valley Launch award, one of the most prestigious in the San Francisco Bay area), and was selected in the 2014 Gartner report as one of the top 5 Digital Wallet in the world, alongside with major player such as Starbucks and Square. The company was successfully acquired in October 2013 by FEXCO and BNP Paribas.