Claude Spiese

Claude Spiese

Co-Founder and former Chief Execitive Officer

Timo Bank, Vietnam


Claude is a Fintech Builder, an entrepreneurial executive with focus on digital banking in Vietnam and Southeast Asia. Claude built and launched Timo, Vietnam's first digital bank, in one year, and then ran Timo for one year with rapid customer acquisition, deposit taking, and product development, and led a successful Series A fundraising round. Thereafter he joined the BOD and focused on regional expansion. Claude is currently consulting and preparing his next venture.A US citizen, Claude was based 15 years in Europe and now 20 years in Southeast Asia“A Fintech should neither lobby your regulator nor educate your customer. Figure out where they are and where they are going, and build your products and services around that.”

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