Ludovic Blanquet

Chief Strategy & Transformation Officer at Xceptor

Ludovic Blanquet is the current Chief Strategy & Transformation Officer at Xceptor. Prior to this, they served as the Chief Product and Strategic Planning Officer (CPO) at smartTrade Technologies from October 2020 to May 2022. In this role, they were responsible for the product strategy, product management, product delivery, and product marketing for the company. Ludovic was also responsible for the strategic planning for value creation plan.

From March 2020 to September 2020, Ludovic served as a Fintech Advisor. In this role, they were responsible for sourcing the next generation of Fintech leading companies across all segments and value.

From June 2017 to February 2020, Ludovic served as the Global Head of Product Strategy & Portfolio at Finastra. In this role, they were responsible for a portfolio of 60+ Fintech Products across Retails, Corporate and Capital market banking. Ludovic also managed the Business Strategy team that planned the future of Finastra’s products as well as the team responsible for the product portfolio optimisation & rationalisation. Furthermore, they were responsible for build, buy, partner recommendations.

Ludovic began their career at Misys in 2014 where they served as the Director of Corporate Development & M&A until 2018.

Ludovic Blanquet has a MBA from ESCMP (Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Marseille - Provence) in Marseille, France. Ludovic also has a Certificate of Company Directorship in Corporate Governance from Singapore Management University. Ludovic has an MSc in Information Technology (programming techniques, algorithmic and database design) and Business Admini from Université Joseph Fourier (Grenoble I). Lastly, they have a BSc in Mathematics and Physics with an Information Technology option from Université Joseph Fourier (Grenoble I).

They work with Magali Nedjar - Director of Strategic Partnerships, Mark Brooke-Webb - COO, and Sharon Cooper - CFO. Their manager is Andrew Kouloumbrides, CEO.


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  • Chief Strategy & Transformation Officer

    May, 2022 - present

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