Matthias Kroener is a highly respected thought leader when it comes to planning, building and operating disruptive and customer-centric banking business models.Matthias Kroener is a highly respected thought leader when it comes to planning, building and operating disruptive and customer-centric banking business models.
For more than 25 years, Matthias Kroener has been on a mission to innovate and disrupt the financial services industry.
As a CEO, co-founder and shareholder of Fidor Group, he created a pioneering digital and mobile financial services technology provider. Starting in 2007, Fidor quickly became a pioneer of global fintech development - often named as the oldest fintech bank in the world.
When it was time to leave Fidor, the group was truly global with successful offices running in Dubai, Munich, New York and Singapore. It had operated in BtoC and BtoB and received a string of awards and accolades.
Prior to Fidor, Matthias had already co-created Europe’s first digital bank and online broker, DAB bank, and served as its CEO - with a successful IPO in 1999 and acquisition of Selftrade in 2000.
As a thought leader, Matthias is known as an inspirational keynote speaker. He is a successful incubator for several highly innovative start-up companies, and an active seasoned senior digital advisor, company creator and investor.