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Laurent Nizri - CEO, Altéir

Founder, Paris FinTech Forum

Laurent is the founder and CEO of Altéir Consulting, created just after he helped launch Zebank, the first big internet bank in Europe in 1999. For the last 15 years Alteir and Laurent worked on projects and advised organizations of all sizes across the payments & digital finance industry.

He is a recognized digital/mobile payments, banking, commerce and Fintech expert with a focus on strategy, business development, and innovation.

With almost 20 years' experience, he has worked across the complete value chain helping telcos, banks, insurers, new incumbents and start-ups to define new strategies and products, to launch new businesses and to manage major international projects in the payments & digital finance sector.

Alteir’s footprint is mainly on continental Europe, with a clear focus on France, Germany and Spain. Among its customers are Orange, Vivendi, SFR, most of the French banks, Generali, Allianz, GMF, Visa, PCS Mastercard.

Laurent is also the Vice President of Acsel, the French digital economy association, who gathers almost 150 companies of all sizes and animate French think tank on the digital finance and payments sector.