Jean-Stéphane Gourévitch is an expert of the strategic, public policy & market aspects of the digital/mobile payments, mobile money, digital/mobile banking, digital/mobile commerce, fintech, the data economy and innovation ecosystem with over 25 years global experience at senior management levels.
Jean-Stéphane has an unusual corporate and entrepreneurial experience. He has held senior management positions with International telecom operators including Everything Everywhere Ltd. (EE), Orange, France Telecom, Verizon Business, Colt Technology Services Ltd. He has worked for OFCOM, the UK digital communications regulator. He also has held senior management positions with Deloitte Consulting and with strategic marketing and PR/Communications firms.
He has created his own management consulting company 5 years ago to great success and combines unique strategic, public policy and commercial vision of digital convergence, fintech, insurtech and the data economy. He also has a truly unique global experience of mentoring and advising entrepreneurs and start-ups, in particular very young entrepreneurs.
He is a frequent speaker in major fintech, payments and insurtech such as Fintech Connect Live, Pay Expo, Money2020, etc.
Jean-Stéphane is an independent conference director, creating programs/content for major conferences such as Fintech Connect Live in London, INPAYCO Digital Payments in Toronto and Paris, Mobile Payments: Regulation, Risks and Opportunities in Berlin and London, the Africa Fintech Forum in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.
He is also a mentor and advisor to 24 fintech, insurtech and digital technologies start-ups and to young entrepreneurs in 20 countries in Europe, Africa, Middle East, Asia, Latin and North America.
His expertise lies in strategy, business development, regulatory affairs, public policy, Government Relations, stakeholder relationships management, communication and PR.
Jean-Stéphane holds a number of major French Universities including the Sorbonne University, in particular: a Post Graduate in European Law and Business Strategy,a Masters in International Economic Law both earned with a First and Summa Cum Laude a Masters in European Union Law.