finleap connect provides the full value chain of digital financial services

finleap connect is the leading independent Open Banking platform provider in Europe. It enables companies across a multitude of industries to provide the next generation of financial services by understanding how customers transact and interact. 

With its “full-stack” platform of solutions, finleap connect makes it possible for its clients to compliantly access the financial transactions data of customers, enrich said data with analytics tools, provide digital banking services and deliver high-quality, digital financial services products and services to customers.

finleap connect is part of Europe’s leading fintech ecosystem, a group with 1,400 employees from over 80 countries.

The best fintech minds – across Europe

finleap connect is a regulated payment institution under the Payment Services Supervision Act (Zahlungsdiensteaufsichtsgesetz – ZAG) based in Berlin and Hamburg with international market teams in Milan, Madrid and Paris. The diverse team consists of over 160 fintech enthusiasts from 35 different countries – working across five offices. Driven by an innovative mindset in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, we explore technologies and business opportunities in the financial services sector.

We are looking for more team members. Visit our career page for information about all job openings.

Management team

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Frank Kebsch

CEO

Frank Kebsch joined technology and software provider finleap connect in January 2020 as CEO and Managing Director. Frank is part of the finleap connect management team. At connect, he is responsible for over 200 employees across Berlin, Hamburg, Milan, Paris and Madrid.

Dr. Lea Siering

CRO

Dr. Lea Siering is a regulatory expert, overseeing finleap connect’s compliance, information security, legal & public affairs functions as Chief Risk Officer. In her role, she is responsible for further strengthening confidence in product quality and the security of finleap connect products.

Katja Hunstock

CPO

As Chief Product Officer, Katja Hunstock oversees finleap connect’s product vision definition, product market-fit analysis and product roadmap. Prior to joining finleap connect in 2019, she held several leadership roles at GetYourGuide and Delivery Hero.

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Andreas Reuß

CCO

As Chief Commercial Officer, Andreas Reuß oversees all commercial activities at finleap connect, including the business development, sales, key account management, customer service and marketing teams. Andreas brings with him many years of experience in management and business consulting at KPMG & Deloitte.

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Uwe Sandner

CTO

Uwe Sandner is Chief Technology Officer at finleap connect. Prior to joining finleap connect, Uwe founded several startups and held management roles at McKinsey, movinga and Ströer.

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Ignacio Garcia

CSO

Ignacio Garcia is Chief Strategy Officer at finleap connect. Prior to joining finleap connect, Ignacio was Chief Digital Officer at Zurich Santander Insurance America, and held several senior roles at BBVA, Holvi and iZettle.

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Marco Berini

GM Italy

Marco Berini is General Manager Italy at finleap connect, and oversees the team at finleap connect Milan. Prior to joining finleap connect, Marco was with UniCredit for over 14 years, within several managerial roles.

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Nicolas Montes-Edwards

GM France

Nicolas Montes-Edwards is General Manager France at finleap connect. Prior to joining finleap connect, was GM France at Raisin, and held senior roles at ODDO BHF and Natwest Markets Plc.

Ramin Niroumand

Founder & CEO of finleap

Ramin Niroumand is Founder & CEO of finleap, Europe’s leading fintech ecosystem. Since 2014, finleap has founded over 18 companies, including finleap connect. Prior to founding finleap, Ramin was Senior Consultant at Deloitte and Innovation Manager at DKB.