2017 Keynote Stage

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The best and exclusive speaker line-up in one event 




Global Head of Cash Management at BNP Paribas

Pierre Fersztand

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

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.

On the keynote stage, Régis Folbaum will talk about La Banque Postale's Achievement and Innovations in the Financial Services and Payments Solutions

Nathalie OESTMANN,

Director, Head of Samsung Pay Europe

Nathalie Oestmann

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. 

She will talk about how Samsung Drives Innovation in order to Make our Everyday Mobile Life More Connected and Convenient

Caroline THELIER,

General Manager PayPal France

Caroline Thelier

Caroline Thelier est la directrice générale de PayPal France depuis février 2017. Caroline possède des compétences approfondies dans le lancement de produits et un esprit d'entreprise. Son objectif principal sera de poursuivre et d'accélérer la croissance de PayPal France. Diplômée de l'Ecole Centrale Paris, Caroline a ensuite travaillé pour Bain & Cie en tant que consultante stratégique et organisationnelle spécialisée dans les services financiers et de l'industrie, et a rejoint PayPal en 2010

Simon SCHOU,

Chief Innovation Officer, COPENHAGEN FinTech 

Simon Schou

Simon Schou is the Chief Innovation Officer at Copenhagen FinTech, responsible for the continued strategic development of the fintech ecosystem around Copenhagen. He spend his time empowering stakeholders, testing new innovation system concepts and building strategic partnerships and corporate start-up projects in Copenhagen FinTech Lab – the great fintech innovation powerhouse of Copenhagen.

Simon, has as an innovation system architect been deeply involved in establishing one of the worlds very first fintech-organizations (CFIR in Copenhagen) back in 2009 and was also one of the main architects when the CFIR organization was transformed into Copenhagen FinTech in 2016.  

Simon has a masters degree specializing in innovation systems and has been conducting cluster studies and development strategies for a vast variety of sectors, industries and regions when he was earlier the head of department for clusters & regional development at Oxford Research.


Stefane MOUILLE,

President, EUROSMART

Stéphane Mouille

Stefane Mouille has been working in the digital security industrycyber security and contactless phone applications (NFC) for 17 years.

He actively takes part in international projects related to digital infrastructure in the followings fields: banking, mobile telephony, consumer products and governmental projects.

He works as a representative of the digital security industry with the EU institutions through Eurosmart (Brussels), and with the French institutions and ANSSI through the Alliance pour la confiance numérique (Paris).

Stefane takes part in European standardisation groups such as ETSI or CEN. At Gemalto, he works on mobile application strategies in the fields of payment, public transports and on Digital identity applications. Stéfane is involved in many national and international projects. Prior to these missions, Stefane used to work as head of strategy for the European market, this includes responsibilities such as institutional relationships with Government, public institutions, i.e. the European Parliament, the Commission and the Council. Hence, he worked on various regulations and directives related to the Digital single market and ID documents. He has also held several positions at Gemalto, in Product Marketing, regional Marketing and business development.

After completing a Bachelor in Industrial Computing Sciences at the Edinburgh Napier University, Stefane Mouille graduated from ESC Wesford Grenoble in Marketing and Management. Stefane Mouille also holds a master degree in Political Sciences from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques of Aix-en-Provence.

Eric TAK,

Global Head ING Payments Centre

Eric Tak

"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).


Former Security Lead, UBER

Chris Valasek, Security Leader 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, FortuneThe Washington PostForbes and SecurityWeek.


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Co-founder & CTO, TESLA MOTORS


Director of Engineering, Lead Engineer, Android Security, GOOGLE


Executive VP Market Development Europe, MASTERCARD 


Founder & CEO, POYNT


General Manager, PayPal France


Global Head ING Payments Centre , ING COMMERCIAL BANKING


Director of Strategy & Public Affairs, Orange Cyberdefense (Orange Group).

June Yee FELIX

President, Verifone Europe


Risk Taking and Decision Making, Poker Player


Professor, MIT Media Lab, AI Expert & Serial Entrepreneur