Jean-Claude Deturche is senior vice-president mobile financial services, encompassing NFC and other mobile payment activities, responsible for the related software and services supplied to telecom operators worldwide.
Jean-Claude joined Schlumberger in France in 1990 and headed the software department of the Schlumberger Smart Card division for 5 years. His team pioneered the introduction of Java technology for smart cards. Then, based in Hong-Kong, he took on the position of vice-president marketing and sales for smart cards for Asia where he actively participated in the development of the fast-growing GSM local markets. In 2001, following the acquisition of the IT company Sema by Schlumberger, he became vice-president consulting and services Asia for the combined entity, SchlumbergerSema.
Back to France in 2003, Jean-Claude was appointed vice-president strategic marketing of Schlumberger Smart Cards. In May 2004, he played a key role in the creation of Axalto and its IPO.
Jean-Claude Deturche holds a master in computer science from the University of Lyon in France.
Speaker at Money20/20 Europe 2016