Global Head of Cash Management at BNP Paribas
Pierre FERSZTAND is Global Head of Cash Management for the BNP Paribas Group since July 2005 and reports directly to the Deputy Group CEO, Thierry Laborde.
From 1989 until 1993, Pierre Fersztand held several positions in the Civil Service. He was subsequently appointed Prefect Adviser in the Ile de France Region, and then as Deputy Director at the cabinet of the Minister of Sports of France.
In 1998, Pierre joined BNP Paribas where he was responsible for the creation of innovative products, services and solutions. He was then appointed as a General Manager of Interbank society (SEME and then BMS) to launch the electronic purse “Moneo” in 1999.
In July 2005, Pierre was appointed Global Head of Cash Management at BNP Paribas
Head of Payments - La Banque Postale
Régis Folbaum is a graduate from ESSEC Business School and holds an MBA from INSEAD.
Régis Folbaum is the Head of Payment and a member of the Management Committee of La Banque Postale.
From 2012 to 2015, he was the General Manager of MasterCard France. Prior to taking this role, he held several positions in the Financial Institutions Group of global management consulting firm McKinsey & Co. and in the Mergers & Acquisitions teams of AGF–Allianz Group, and Goldman Sachs.
As part of his role, Régis Folbaum is also Vice-President of GIE Carte Bancaire, Vice-President of Visa Europe France, a Board member of Transactis and a Member of Banque de France Conseil National des Paiements Scripturaux.
Director, Head of Samsung Pay Europe
Nathalie Oestmann is the European GM of Samsung Pay. In this role, Nathalie is responsible for the development and roll-out of this exciting new service across the region with successful launches in Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the UK. Samsung Pay is part of the wave of innovative financial payment solutions that will change the payments landscape and for those involved will certainly improve the value proposition, brand and competitiveness of business offerings.
Prior to joining Samsung Pay, Nathalie worked at American Express for over 15 years. During this time she was Global Vice President responsible for B2B Product Development and Marketing for the American Express franchise business that issues American Express branded cards through bank partners around the globe.
Nathalie also held a variety of roles during her career at American Express building expertise in strategic partnerships, sales, marketing and product development. Nathalie has always believed in working closely with her external customers to deliver superior solutions.
Prior to American Express Nathalie was a management consultant with Deloitte in New York City and had a stint with a Digital Marketing start-up.
Nathalie has an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Master’s degree from Cornell University in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering.
General Manager PayPal Southern Europe
Damien Perillat is General Manager PayPal Southern Europe which covers France, Spain, Portugal and Italy. Prior he was leading France during 1 year. Backed by expertise in new market launches abroad including in Russia, Central and Eastern Europe, Damien takes over responsibility for a crucial region of PayPal Europe. His core objective will be to boost growth in France, Spain, Portugal and Italy, while striving to achieve the company’s ambitious targets in these key markets.
Damien commented: “2016 was a very fruitful year for PayPal worldwide and in France. In 2017, the company will continue to stay close to its traders and end-users so as to bring them an ever-more-seamless user experience. After several years working abroad and one year heading up PayPal France, I am now delighted to be entrusted with management of Southern Europe, a region currently representing 18 million active user accounts. My core task will be to ensure that PayPal continues to drive forward the online shopping revolution while anticipating end-user and trader demand by coming up with novel and secure payment methods”.
Damien graduated from ESC Toulouse, has worked for General Electric in Europe and Asia and as a Eurogroup consultant in France, holds an MBA from IESE, and joined PayPal in 2008.
Didier Serodon is the chairman of Eurosmart – the European smart security association gathering global technology providers with a strong expertise in the management of digital security within hostile environments. He is SVP Continuous Improvement and Strategic Projects at Safran Identity and Security. He has more than 25 years of international experience at high-tech companies, especially around smart card systems. He has been involved in all market segments, Payment, ID, Health, Telco, Pay TV, loyalty and transport and have had responsibilities for developing and defining product and strategic roadmaps, ensuring business development and overall management. He joined successively Sopra, Philips, Oberthur Card Systems, Aspaects software, Ingenico and Safran I & S (aka Morpho). Didier Sérodon completed his studies as an engineer (“Arts et Métiers”) at the ENSAM, majoring in new product design. He rounded out his qualifications by earning a Master in International Marketing from the Grenoble Business School.
Global Head ING Payments Centre
"Partnering and Innovation to Stay a Step Ahead"
Eric Tak is Global Head of ING’s Payments Centre, responsible for defining the bank-wide Payments Strategy and execution of the bank-wide roadmap for all segments across the ING network.
Eric joined ING as Global Head of Cards in 2011 following his experience as Director of Cards Products and iDEAL with Dutch payments scheme management company Currence from 2005 onwards.
Prior to that he has worked for ten years at PricewaterhouseCoopers/PwC Consulting as Associate Director, Financial Services Sector and after the acquisition by IBM as Associate Partner.
Eric started his career from 1991-1996 with ABN AMRO as Relationship Banker Corporate & Global Clients and Cash Management Consultant.
Eric studied Business Economics (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) and Business Administration (Nyenrode University).
Security Lead, UBER
He will share his vision of the future of the Internet Of Things.
"How to make connected cars and other connected objects secure ?"
Regarded for his work in the automotive security arena, Chris Valasek specializes in offensive research methodologies with a focus on reverse engineering and exploitation. Best known for the remote compromise of a 2014 Jeep Cherokee, whereby he and his research partner, Charlie Miller obtained physical control of the vehicle from more than 10 miles away, Valasek was lauded for exposing serious security flaws in automobiles; the results led Fiat Chrysler to recall 1.4 million vehicles. Valasek is one of the first researchers to discuss automotive security issues in detail, and his release of a library to physically control vehicles through the CAN (Controller Area Network) bus garnered worldwide media attention.
Valasek’s hacking of the Jeep Cherokee led Uber to bring him on board as Security Lead at their Advanced Technologies Center. As a result of his work within the automotive industry, Valasek was included on LinkedIn’s Next Wave list, featuring 150 of the top professionals age 35 and under who are transforming different industries.
A popular speaker on security flaws in various technologies and devices, and solutions for preventing and alleviating such critical issues, he has presented at such preeminent cybersecurity conferences around the world, including BlackHat USA, DEFCON and Infiltrate. He is also the Chairman of SummerCon, America’s oldest hacker conference. His insights have been featured in a large range of media outlets, including leading publications, TIME, Fortune, The Washington Post, Forbes and SecurityWeek.