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Vilmar Grüttner
Principal Innovation Strategy Officer at Bank of the West


Vilmar Grüttner leads the corporate entrepreneurship initiative (Leap) at Bank of the West/BNP Paribas since 2018. Leap reached engagement levels of more than 70% and has an 85+ NPS.

Besides conception to launch of award-winning corporate entrepreneurship programs, his experience includes bootstrapping a digital lab in Silicon Valley, the development and implementation of a digital strategy roadmap, and management of financial products ($40bi+ loan portfolio) at a leading financial institution in Latin America.

He holds Bachelor's and a Master's degrees in Engineering and is an alumnus of the Stanford GSB Executive Program.

Agenda Sessions

  • Power Panel: Reimagining Workforce Effectiveness - Exploring The Changing Skillsets Needed In A Post Pandemic World