Etienne CastiauxFounding Partner & CTO at Motive Partners
Etienne is a widely-regarded technologist, innovator and executive in Financial Technology, having lead the creation of multiple novel technologies in digital banking and payments, and scaled and exited several highly successful startups, at the same time as dealing with CTO/CIO’s of the top 50 banks. Etienne was Chief of Technology & Innovation for the Enterprise Product Organization at FIS, Fortune 500’s #1 financial technology company from 2009 until 2013. He was CTO and Vice President of Clear2Pay, before it was acquired by FIS in 2014 and was the brain behind several highly scalable real-time transaction processing platforms in internet Banking and Payment Hubs, implemented at thousands of banks worldwide and breaking several processing volume records, while leveraging innovative technologies. Etienne holds a M.Sc. in Computer Engineering from the University of Liege and the Ecole Polytechnique of Mons in Belgium, as well as an executive MBA from INSEAD Fontainebleau (France).