Digital Currency Fintech company Bitt Names Laurent Féral-Pierssens as New COO
Bitt is pleased to announce the transition of Laurent Féral-Pierssens
to the post of Chief Operations Officer. Laurent officially joins the
Bitt executive management team after six months of serving the company
as Strategic Advisor. As digital currencies are gaining popularity
internationally, Bitt is seeing accelerating interest in its Digital
Currency Management Solution (DCMS), fueled by the transition of the
world’s financial systems and global economy towards fully digital
Laurent is a partner of consulting firm BlockZero and was previously
Senior Advisor at Deloitte, where he established Deloitte’s Global CBDC
efforts. Laurent was also Executive Director at KPMG, where he
established KPMG Canada’s blockchain advisory practice. He brings 20
years of experience leading technology companies in Canada, the United
States and Europe, as a founder and CEO. Laurent has been supporting
organizations, institutions and governments to design and build products
and services based on financial technology transformation and
decentralized infrastructure. He is an early investor and strategic
advisor in the global digital currency industry.
In welcoming Féral-Pierssens to the company, CEO of Bitt, Brain
Popelka commented, “With 80% of the world’s central banks exploring
CBDCs, we are delighted to apply Laurent’s substantial industry
knowledge and skills to Bitt’s leadership at this exciting juncture.
Bitt offers the leading digital currency platform for central banks and
financial institutions to issue, manage and integrate digital
currencies into their day-to-day operations. Laurent’s critical guidance
will help to position Bitt to capitalize on the many digital currency
opportunities around the world”.
Laurent has been focused on the evolution of financial and payments
infrastructure, digital assets and the global digital currency economy
since 2016. He is an international thought-leader on emerging
technology, and is a regular speaker on the subject of transformative
fintech, blockchain innovation, CBDCs, bitcoin and digital currency.
Laurent holds a joint major in Computer Sciences and Mathematics from
McGill University. He is a member of the Quebec Regulator’s Technology
& Innovation Advisory Committee, and a member of the Information
Technology Program Committee of McGill School of Continuing Education.
Bitt is a financial technology company that provides digital
currency solutions to financial institutions, central banks and
ecosystem participants worldwide. Bitt is at the forefront of financial
innovation, with a specialization in central bank digital currencies
(CBDC). The company’s Digital Currency Management System (DCMS)
leverages blockchain-based distributed ledger technology to introduce
the benefits of the most efficient financial ecosystem to date.
To reach out and connect to Laurent on LinkedIn, visit: http://linkedin.com/in/pierssens
To learn more about Bitt, visit: www.bitt.com
To learn more about Digital Currency and CBDC, visit: https://www.bitt.com/cbdc-hub