CEO & Founder
Koen Vanderhoydonk has a passion for innovation in the banking industry, and he is a #FinTech and #RegTech influencer with a large international follower base. He is the author of “The RegTech: BlackBook” and released the sequel in 2022. The first edition, in 2019, was the first physical and collaborative RegTech book co-written with several specialists worldwide (www.regtechblack.com).
In 2022, Koen started “The Connector”, a linking pin between multiple start-ups, banks and regulators and connects the dots between people and businesses. He helps B2B FinTech companies to scale their business (www.jointheconnector.com).
Koen has been working at large market infrastructures Euroclear, where he was director of Customer Experience & Global Marketing, and for many years, he headed the account management and client relationship team covering all Euroclear Bank clients in Germany, Switzerland, Austria, and Central Europe. Before, he was General Manager at Binck Bank (now Saxo bank) Professional Services Belgium, delivering innovative banking solutions to financial institutions in the Benelux. Before he launched his own business, he was CEO of Belgium, Luxembourg, and Germany for the fast-growing WealthTech scaleup Blanco.
Overall, he has over 25 years of experience in successfully growing and managing B2B businesses in the global financial landscape.