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Jean Devambez

Head of Digital and Acceleration, BNP Paribas Securities Services

Jean Devambez is Global Head of Digital and Acceleration. He runs BNP Paribas Securities Services inhouse accelerator: The Catalyst, in charge of defining and rolling out the company strategy for new digital  businesses. As such, he leads several initiatives on Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain and data for Fund Distribution, Regtech, Asset Servicing and Liquidity solutions. Jean is also in charge of the Bank start up partnership program. 
Jean joined BNP Paribas Securities Services in 2007 and was successively  Head of AFS (Asset and Fund Services Business line) for France and Global Head of Poduct and Solutions, overseing the development of our Global Custody and Asset Servicing Solutions for Asset Owners and Asset Managers. 
Jean started his career with PWC as an auditor in the financial industry. He then, joined Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations group as head of Back Office for Ixis Capital Market. In 2000 he moved to custody activities and was appointed as CEO of Ixis Administration de fonds (Asset Servicing subsidiary of the group) in 2005.