Matteo is a polyglot executive with 20+ years of experience in technology and financial services. He spent 13 years at SWIFT where he co-founded Innotribe, its innovation arm. He then launched, with Innotribe, the first global challenge for fintech entrepreneurs. Since 2013 Matteo has held various roles as FinTech Investor and/or Venture Partner with global VCs and CVCs. In 2015, he created FinTechStage, a platform for Investors, Innovators, and start-ups to foster FinTech innovation on a global level. Matteo recently founded Timepledge.org, a global initiative to foster financial inclusion and entrepreneurship. He is the executive producer of Breaking Banks Europe. Matteo has been appointed several times as one of the most influential fintech executives in Europe.