CHIEF INNOVATION OFFICER @ Worldline
Nicolas has 20 years’ experience in Innovation and R&D half in big corporations and half founding, funding and developing start-ups, in Europe and the Silicon Valley.
Nicolas lead multinational engineering teams, from upcoming trends and technologies to Business-applied services. For the past few years, Nicolas has driven the Global R&D and Innovation at Worldline, leading teams to focus & find, evaluate, prioritize and drive to market reality all the disruptive technologies/ usages, instilling innovation, igniting new services and increasing performances and efficiency in our portfolio.
Nicolas joined Atos group in 2009 and holds a SW/HW engineering degree from EFREI backed up by a Start-up specialized MBA course from HEC in France. Nicolas also belongs to the Expert group of Atos as Fellow.
Nicolas teaches Blockchain in prestigious schools like Columbia Edu, Polytechnique, Telecom ParisTech, IMT or HEC. Current studied big trends made a reality are Blockchain, AI and IoT.
Worldline [Euronext: WLN] is the European leader in the payment and transactional services industry. With innovation at the core of its DNA, Worldline’s core offerings include pan-European and domestic Commercial Acquiring for physical or online businesses, secured payment transaction processing for banks and financial institutions, as well as transactional services in e-Ticketing and for local and central public agencies.
Thanks to a presence in 30+ countries, Worldline is the payment partner of choice for merchants, banks, public transport operators, government agencies and industrial companies, delivering cutting-edge digital services. Worldline’s activities are organized around three axes: Merchant Services, Financial Services including equensWorldline and Mobility & e-Transactional Services. Worldline employs circa 11,000 people worldwide, with 2018 pro forma revenue of 2.2 billion euros.