Rik Coeckelbergs, Founder
The Banking Scene
Rik Coeckelbergs is also the founder of The Banking Scene. He is passionate about building communities and conceptualizing ideas, enabling sustainable business models.
Prior to his current position, he was Payments and Management Consultant at Clear2Pay (now FIS), Business Controller at Colruyt and Senior Product Manager Daily Banking at bpost bank. In 2009, he created a Linkedin community “Innovation In Payments” which today has more than 23,500 active global members.
This unique mix of multi-year experiences in Finance, Strategy and Marketing within Financial Services and Retail, has given Rik a holistic view of today’s challenging financial services market. At the same time, he has this hands-on approach that allows to tackle critical challenges and put dilemmas into the right context.
About The Banking Scene
On the verge of this long-term transformation, The Banking Scene inspires those bankers who embrace the opportunities ahead to create a culture of innovation. Passionate about banking and related technologies, we accelerate networking and bring together likeminded colleagues that are open for thought-provoking dialogues.
The Banking Scene is also a conference that gathers industry leaders, banking guru’s and influencers to debate the future of banking and tackle the discomfort that comes with change.
The Banking Scene is conceived by banker Rik Coeckelbergs. It’s a natural evolution of his successful Linkedin Group "Innovations in Payments". This group was created to share information about the dynamics that influence the payments industry. Created in 2009, it is today an online asset for more than +22.000 professionals worldwide.