Michael SalmonyExecutive Adviser, Payments at Various Global Decision Making Bodies
Dr Michael Salmony is Executive Adviser to the Board at equensWorldline SE, Europe’s leading payment provider which processes over 17 trillion Euro per year. He is an internationally recognised leader on business innovations especially on strategy in the digital and financial services. He is board-level advisor to major European banks, industry associations and European finance bodies. He regularly represents the interests, for example, of the German and European banks and banking associations in European decision making bodies e.g. European Commission, EPC, ERPB, and further national and international boards. His views are much in demand as keynote speaker at international events and he appears on TV/Radio/all electronic media on advances in finance and is quoted extensively (e.g. Financial Times, Harvard Business Manager, New Scientist, The Economist and by business schools and governments from Ghana to Malaysia). He has published much own original work which has been translated into many languages including German, Italian, Dutch, Finnish, Polish, Russian and Japanese. Previous positions include Director Business Development of leading national central bank (Bank of the Year Award, Best Innovator Award). Before entering the world of finance he was instrumental in setting up IBM’s European Network Centre for the convergence of computers, telecommunications and media and helped transform companies and business models in many industries (publishing, TV/radio, utilities, national rail, etc.) as IBM's Director of Market Development Media and Communications Technologies. He studied at the University of Cambridge and is married with two millennial children.