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Menno Van Leeuwen - Head of Innovation

ABN AMRO, The Netherlands

Menno van Leeuwen is Team lead Ideation in the Innovation Centre of ABN AMRO Bank. Headquarters in the Netherlands, Amsterdam.

He leads a team of innovation managers, searching for new business models for the bank. Accelerating innovation culture and starting up new experiments, innovative propositions for the bank are ABN AMRO’s main goals for the Innovation Centre. Focussing on innovations in the field of seamless transactions, personal data, virtual currencies, impact investing and new economic models.

Menno has over 16 years' working experience in the field of corporate banking, marketing and sector advisory. For a long period he was the bank’s sector specialist for the technology, media and telecom industry. Related to that and in line with his present job:

Menno is an active startup/fintech accelerator, organising monthly pitch sessions for Startups (@AAstartupfriday) and he has been mentoring Startupbootcamp and Rockstart startups since 2012.