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Dr. Bjorn Cumps Vlerick Business School, Belgium

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Biography

Bjorn Cumps is a professor of financial services innovation & fintech at Vlerick Business School with a passion for banking and technology. At Vlerick Bjorn is heading the Vlerick Centre for Financial Services, focussed on sector-specific research. He sees technology as a great catalyst for change, inspiration and innovation. He... read morestrongly believes the new digital mind-set will reshape our current financial landscape. That is why he is fascinated by the Fintech scene which brings together traditional banks, tech companies and new digital start-ups. At Vlerick Bjorn now focuses on further developing Fintech teaching and research. He is course holder of the Vlerick Masters Fintech Bootcamp. His main research interest is how banking and insurance business models evolve under digital transformation.

Bjorn obtained his master degree in Commercial Engineering at KU Leuven in 2003. In 2007 he became Doctor in Applied Economic Sciences at KU Leuven after successfully defending his thesis on Business-ICT Alignment Practices & Determinants. Bjorn has published in several academic and business journals including Information & Management, JIT Teaching Cases, IEEE IT Professional, Information Technology for Development, Journal of Enterprise Architecture, The Guardian, Global Banking & Finance Review, Intercontinental Finance Magazine, Money Market.