Matteo Rizzi is a polyglot executive with 20+ years of experience in technology and financial services. He spent 13 years at SWIFT - where he co-founded Innotribe, the innovation arm of the cooperative. He then launched with Innotribe the first global challenge for fintech entrepreneurs. Since 2013 Matteo has a FinTech Investor and/or Venture Partner role with global VCs and CVCs. In 2015, created FinTechStage, a platform for Investors, Innovators, and start-ups to foster FinTech innovation globally. Matteo founded Timepledge.org a global initiative to foster financial inclusion and entrepreneurship. He is the executive producer of Breaking Banks Europe. Matteo has been appointed several times one of the most influential fintech executives in Europe.